I'm going to preface that I don't sell soap. I make soap for my own entertainment and use. There are TONS of awesome soap makers out there, and one of my high school classmates makes soap now too. You can find her here. Anywho, there was a sale a loooong while back on scents and … Continue reading Making Melt and Pour Soap
We Made Soap!
And by 'we', I mean my friend and her husband did almost all of the work because I'm freaked out by lye. Anyway, soap was made because my friends are amazing! We choose Raspberry Vanilla scent, and we went with purple, pink, and white colors. Then we almost forgot to dust the top with glitter, … Continue reading We Made Soap!
I Couldn’t Wait for Valentine’s Day
I ordered specialty soap for my husband for Valentine's Day. I ordered it from Cat and Raven Designs. I've watched a few of their videos on YouTube, and they're the first soap makers I've seen that let you order a soap to your specifications. You can find them here. Ya'll, I couldn't resist. I asked … Continue reading I Couldn’t Wait for Valentine’s Day
Soap Making Shinies!
All I can say is that the Black Friday deals were killing me. I wanted SO MUCH stuff but I kept it down for the most part to Things I Actually Need. For the most part. There's two HUGE exceptions to that, but they're for a later post. Anyway, Nurture Soap had a sale on … Continue reading Soap Making Shinies!
I've expanding from watching Royalty Soaps a little bit. I saw GypsyFae Creations post in Royalty Soap's comments on YouTube and have watched quite a few of her videos. She's more restful than Royalty Soaps - I love Katie Carson, but she's very upbeat, and some days that's not what I'm looking for. On GypseFae's … Continue reading GypsyFae Creations
Mint and Sage Soap!
I decided I wanted to give my father-in-law soap for his birthday. Is this a spoiler? He doesn't read my blog, so it's probably okay. Anywho, time to drag out the supplies! I had some new colors and scents arrive earlier this week that I had been waiting for, so it was time to play … Continue reading Mint and Sage Soap!
Royalty Soaps – I Couldn’t Resist
This month, when Royalty Soaps opened their shop, I was READY. I was refreshing the page, put the two soaps I wanted into my cart, tried to check out less than three minutes after open... and one of the soaps was already out of stock. The other soap was fine though, and I added some … Continue reading Royalty Soaps – I Couldn’t Resist
Trying Out Melt and Pour Soap
My supplies finally came, and I got to make some soap bars! I picked melt and pour soap making rather than cold process because I don't have a safe, well-ventilated, dog-free space to handle lye. The soap comes in big blocks having already turned oils and lye into soap. Like so: The white base will … Continue reading Trying Out Melt and Pour Soap
Cold Process, No, But Melt and Pour?
I've posted before about the amazing YouTube channel, Royalty Soaps, that you can find here. Katie has, most recently, had some beginner videos for cold process soap, including handling lye safely, safety gear, clean up, and she walks you through making three different soaps. She also links to the cheapest supplies she could find, including … Continue reading Cold Process, No, But Melt and Pour?