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Final Post

I have process and final piece photos below. I am overall really happy with this project the process and the final piece. Even though it wasn’t what I had in mind.  391 more words


Soap, Soap, Soap, ...sketch!

Soap, soap, soap…sketch!

Life has been busy lately, and I have been more of a soapmakers than a sketcher lately.

Remember our soap-making project using up all that extra milk we were getting from our Nubian goats last spring?  240 more words


Vanilla Espresso Coconut Milk Soap

I am using the other half of my frozen coconut milk cubes for this recipe. so half coconut milk half distilled water. Because of the sugars it should reach a higher temperature, hence the freezing of the coconut milk. 328 more words


Make-It Monday: Hot-process soap

Making homemade soap has certain benefits. Among them:

* It’s cheap, especially when compared to the small-batch soaps you find at gift shops and farmers markets.

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And Relax...

Relaxing. It’s not something I’d normally be doing much of in the run up to the holiday period. This is usually my busiest time of year – the two months during which I attend innumerable Christmas fairs and sell shedloads of soap. 261 more words

Cold Process

I'm a Shepherdess!

I haven’t had sheep for years, but I finally do again! I fell in love with some dairy and fleece sheep at a farm about 30 minutes away, and well…I have some new critters to love and research to do- which I also love, especially in winter. 487 more words

Bamboo Coconut Milk Cold Process Soap

I  always expect the worst with new techniques and scents. I am using a bamboo scent for this one. I expect it to rice so I will take an extra step to blend the fragrance into a small portion of batter before fully incorporating it. 373 more words