Soap Challenge Club

May Soap Challenge Club! It's the Column Pour!

Column Pour Soap Challenge Club

May Soap Challenge Club!  It's the Column Pour!

It's the Soap Challenge Club, Episode: May, the Column Pour!  See the attempts for this months challenge, the technique behind it, and the color palettes that inspired the soap!

 

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April Soap Challenge Club. . . Polka Dots!

April Soap Challenge Club. . . Polka Dots!

Hello again light bearers!      This month, we've learned the Polka Dot technique.  The criteria for this technique is that the soap must be made of cold process soap.  The shapes must go entirely through the soap and there must be at least seven of them.  The pattern must be symmetrical.  The soap must be made in a loaf mold and cut horizontally.      I attempted this technique four times, in small batches and I found this to be really, quite a challenging process.  It involved making a template out of clay or melt and pour soap and...

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Soap Challenge Club February 2021 - The Kiss Pour!

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Soap Challenge Club February 2021 - The Kiss Pour!

Hello purveyors and patrons of all things sudsy!   It's yet another month and another challenge!  This month we are forging into the unknown and yet adventurous waters of the Kiss Pour.  This technique became know through Joanne Watkins who introduced this for the Design Mania Contest.  This technique involved several skill sets including mixing soap batter to a very thin trace, designing a color palette involving several colors, managing two pouring containers while "kissing" the two streams together, and finally, planing, beveling, and displaying this finished product.  The finished product must have defined and obvious feathering without the colors being...

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Soap Challenge Salt Crystal Bonus

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Soap Challenge Salt Crystal Bonus

Hello again! The soap challenge for this month was to create a crystal effect utilizing coarse salt.  The soap was required to be made via the cold process method and could be embellished with well-placed cracks and mica to enhance these cracks.  My entry for this month's bonus entry was my first attempt at this technique.  I utilized my 3.5" x 10" loaf mold for this particular bar and then poured the batter 1.25" thick. I colored the salt before placement with rose pearl mica and carefully placed it strategically throughout the loaf mold.  I used the picture below for...

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Soap Challenge Club January 2021

salt crystal soap soap challenge

Soap Challenge Club January 2021

Soap Challenge Entry January 2021! 

Salt Crystal Soap 

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