Apple Balsam Pine

October 31, 2015

I saw this light bulb mold and thought I could make a really cool soap with it. I DID NOT expect the fragrance to set up super fast.  It meant I didn’t get to embed the light bulbs at a leisurely pace.  Inside didn’t quite end up how I wanted it to, but the top is cute and I like it.

Apple Balsam Pine: A unique blend of juicy apple, cassis, jasmine and Siberian fir.

It started off with me making LOTS of light bulbs.

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I then figure out the exact order I wanted to put them in the soap in and had them lined up and ready to go (not that that helped much with the acceleration!).

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This was after I poured and pipped the light bulb strings. My goal was to make it look like a string of Christmas lights.

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And here you go: I had to add some real lights to the picture!

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Frost & Snowdrops and Beneath the Stars

October 27, 2015

Snow anyone? Okay, so I’m not quite ready for snow either, but I really like the look of these.

I was playing around with a technique here. It didn’t work quite how I was hoping, but I’ll probably play around with it some more after the winter season is over.

Frost & Snowdrops: a romantic musk & sandalwood background, while providing the aroma of delicate winter flowers.

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This turned out better than I thought!  I didn’t realize that the blue would morph.  When I cut it it was green! Luckily it went back to blue…not quite the same color I started with, but hey it’s blue!!!

Beneath the Stars: An enveloping blend of grape, peach and plum with sparkling citrus, rose and musk.

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Frosted Pinecones & Santa’s Tree Farm

October 21, 2015

I have been trying to find a new pine to add to my winter soaps.  I got four different winter/pine type scents.  Not sure which I like best so it’ll be interesting to see what my customers think.

Santa’s Tree Farm: It’s the aroma of freshly cut evergreen branches. Reminiscent of a refreshing walk through a tree farm as your family prepares to cut down their season tree on a cool winter day.

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Pretty winter tiger swirl anyone? I’m quite in love with this soap!

Frosted Pinecones: is a wonderful blend of herbaceous pine and spruce, combined with notes of rosemary, carnation, cedar, and hints of spice.

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Cranberry Relish and Sangria Punch

October 18, 2015

This winter I did a bunch of different fragrances.  I was trying out a bunch of new scents to see how they went over.  The next few weeks I’ll post the results! First up:

Sangria Punch: a refreshing melody beginning with top notes of grape, orange, lemon, lime, and apple, followed by middle notes of pomegranate and blackberries; sitting on a dry down of sugar.

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I was really happy with how this soap turned out.  It’s a simple two layer in the pot swirl, and when I cut it it was just pretty! I really liked it.

Cranberry Relish: a wonderful fresh, tart cranberry.

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Green Apple Explosion

October 3, 2015

Oh my! If you like tart apples this is the soap for you. It totally reminds me of apple jolly ranchers!

Green Apple Explosion



Find Green Apple HERE!

Apples & Oak

September 30, 2015

Three years ago I made this soap. I really liked it even though it wasn’t one of my most popular scents that year. I felt like apple soap when I was buying fragrances one day and decided it was coming back this year! If nothing else, I’d get my fix of apple.

Apples & Oak

A blend of McIntosh and Granny Smith apples, with notes of woodsy fresh oak leaves and oak moss.



Now available.

Turkish Mocha

September 28, 2015

It’s back! I’m not a coffee person, but this scent went over really well last year. So, it’s back! I’ve changed up the design though.  Let’s not talk about the trouble embedding those chocolate pieces were😛.

Turkish Mocha

It starts with creamy top notes of milk, cardamom, cocoa and a touch of nutmeg. The alluring, complex blend winds down to heady scents of vanilla and honey run, and of course, Turkish Coffee.



Turkish Mocha HERE!


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