Round Soap Mold Using Poly Tubing

Round Soap Mold Using Poly Tubing

Here’s an efficient way to make large batches of round soaps. I posted several years ago about how I use poly tubing to create my shampoo bars. Denise Casperson in British Columbia, Canada took my idea a step further and […]

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Final Soap Challenge Winners Announcement!

Final Soap Challenge Winners Announcement!

It’s so hard to believe this is the final winners announcement for the Soap Challenge Club!! There have been 55 challenges since the Club started in June 2013 with 160 unique winners of $10,000 in gift certificates plus physical prizes, […]

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November’s Dirty Fluid Pour Challenge Winners

November’s Dirty Fluid Pour Challenge Winners

Hard to believe this was the next to last soap challenge! November’s technique was specifically created for the Soap Challenge Club by guest teacher Joanne Watkins of Nature’s Potion Handmade Soaps. As both a soapmaker and acrylic paint artist, Joanne […]

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Rainbows and Unicorns – Oh My!!

Rainbows and Unicorns – Oh My!!

The Soap Challenge Club was given the task of creating a cold process soap with at least six rainbow colors and one unicorn element. Micas and glitter were the only embellishments allowed, but really what else do you need if […]

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September Challenge Winners & My Big Announcement

September Challenge Winners & My Big Announcement

For the month of September, guest teacher Helene Glemet of ChezHelene showed us how to create 3D Shower Jelly soaps similar to the designs of edible 3D gelatin cakes. We injected cold process soap into melt and pour jelly bases […]

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Intaglio Soap Challenge Winners Announcement

Intaglio Soap Challenge Winners Announcement

For the month of August, the Soap Challenge Club took on the Intaglio technique which was created by Clyde Yoshida of Vibrant Soap. He’s made three different types of designs with this type of carving technique and was excited to […]

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Winners Announcement for July Challenge Club

Winners Announcement for July Challenge Club

Our challenge for July was presented by our guest teacher, Joanne Watkins of Nature‚Äôs Potion Handmade Soaps. As an artist who is adept in acrylic paint techniques, Joanne showed us one of the fluid acrylic pour methods using a straw. […]

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Announcing the Winners of the Ombre Challenge

Announcing the Winners of the Ombre Challenge

For the month of June, the Soap Challenge Club worked on perfecting ombre techniques in cold process soap. Ombre is the gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark or dark […]

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The Alabama Soap Challenge

The Alabama Soap Challenge

I was so honored to be invited to be a speaker at the 19th Annual Alabama Soap Meeting on June 9-10 in Prattville, Alabama. The Alabama Soap & Candle Association (ASCA) asked me to demonstrate a design technique and have […]

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Announcing the Winners of the Soap Dough Challenge!

Announcing the Winners of the Soap Dough Challenge!

What is soap dough, you ask? It’s a specially formulated cold process soap recipe that starts out moldable, but then hardens like regular soap. It gives endless possibilities for those who enjoy sculpting projects as it can behave similarly to […]

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