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Peacock Swirl Soap Challenge

Peacock Swirl Soap Challenge

After my third attempt at a peacock swirl, I am finally happy with the result! Well, mostly. Here is my soap! I am very happy with the swirl, but the colors are not exactly what I wanted. My titanium dioxide seized the white portion of my soap (weird right?) so I didn’t get the white … Continue reading

Peacock Swirl Tutorial

Peacock Swirl Tutorial

After over a YEAR of research, I have FINALLY decided to try the peacock swirl. I’ve been procrastinating. Not because I thought it would be too hard, but because I don’t have a slab mold. I know a box would have worked, but I absolutely HATE lining molds. So I just never tried. Until Amy … Continue reading

Art in the Park 2013

Art in the Park 2013

Art in the Park is an annual art and music festival in Friendswood, Texas. It is an incredible community event filled with great artists, performers, and entertainment. Bath Candy set up shop at this event for the second year, and I want to share some pictures of the event and our new display! I’ve been working … Continue reading

Soap Challenge Week 4: Leopard Spots

Soap Challenge Week 4: Leopard Spots

We have reached the final week of soap challenges this year. Again, I want to thank Amy for hosting these challenges and encouraging many of us to try new soaping techniques. This week’s challenge was Leopard Spotted Soap. Sounds hard, right? It was. The technique itself isn’t too complicated, but the soap batter must be at … Continue reading

Mica Swirl Soap Challenge

Mica Swirl Soap Challenge

This is week 3 of the the soap challenges! The challenge for week 1 was tiger stripes, which I missed out on.  The week 2 challenge was the elemental swirl, which you can see here. Amy’s challenge this week is the mica swirl. You can see her blog post on it here. The technique is … Continue reading

Orange Creamsicle Soap

Orange Creamsicle Soap

It’s soap challenge time! Last year, Amy of Great Cakes Soapworks hosted a series of soap challenges, and I decided to join them this year! The challenges are designed to encourage soapmakers to try new techniques and designs. This past week, the challenge was to make soap with an elemental swirl. You can find the … Continue reading

Custom Wedding Soaps

Custom Wedding Soaps

I recently went to a bridal shower for a friend, and these soaps were one of the gifts I made for her. Aren’t they cute? These soaps can be personalized to have any picture and text, and they make perfect gifts. They would also be cute as party favors (wedding, baby shower, etc). Feel free … Continue reading

FE Gifts: Disney Soap and Shotglasses

FE Gifts: Disney Soap and Shotglasses

As promised, I am posting the rest of the crafts I made for our Disney Cruise. Disney Soap Mickey Mouse Shotglasses The camera glare makes it hard to tell, but there is a small Mickey head on the bottom of each glass. I used Martha Stewart’s enamel glass paint for this project. I hope everyone … Continue reading

Soap Creations

Soap Creations

As my first ever blog post, I want to share my hobby of soap making. About a year and a half ago, I began making my own soap using the melt and pour and cold process methods. I’ve since turned that hobby into a business called Bath Candy. Here are some of my latest creations. … Continue reading