A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 302,602
Currently Running With Scissors:
600 Guests and 31 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: How do you get the "drizzle" on your sopas?  (Read 419 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
PonyHuetchen
« on: January 08, 2009 01:28:50 AM »

Hi everyone

I've been reading across your wonderful projects from the past few months an have noted, that so pour some kind of "drizzle" to decorate their soaps and i was wondering how to make that.

Could somebody be nice and give me some helpful hints?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Nymeria
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Captain of the S.S. Kill Beast Buffet
Offline Offline

Posts: 1942
Joined: 18-Mar-2005

I do not like the cone of shame.


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2009 11:50:17 AM »

Are you referring to melt and pour soap projects like Amareluna's chocolate cake* (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=137880.0)?  I'm not sure how Amareluna does it, but this is how I do it:

Basically you're going to pretend that your soap is just like a baked good; if you've ever drizzled icing on a cake or cookies, it's the same concept.  Smiley First, make your M&P bar onto which you want to drizzle. Let it set up and be completely finished and/or hard. Then, melt the soap you want to drizzle. Add color and fragrance and stir until soap gets to a fairly thick consistency. You don't want it to be too thin because, much like icing, it won't make a pretty drizzle effect, but you don't want it to get too thick or cool because it won't make a nice drizzle. Once the soap is the desired consistency use a measuring cup that has a well-defined pour spout (I find plastic ones work best, but whatever works for you!) and slowly drizzle the soap over the bar, much like you would with icing. You can do a nice zigzag pattern (simplyorganic's purple bar** at the end of this post is lovely! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=267203.0), or you can make it look more like frosting like in Amareluna's. Then you just let it setup like normal soap and voila! Because you are pouring so slowly, you shouldn't have a problem with air bubbles, but if you do, keep a spritz bottle of rubbing alcohol handy so you can spray it and burst any bubbles!  Cheesy

*I hope Amareluna doesn't mind me linking her cake, but it always brings a smile to my face!  Kiss

** Again, I hope Simplyorganic doesn't mind me linking. Her projects also make me smile... and feel very hungry!!  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

For all things Black Library and WH 40k, check out my Examiner page!

Nerd girls of the world, unite!
PonyHuetchen
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2009 12:38:50 AM »

Hi Nymeria

Thank you so much!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Cajun Style Mayonnaise
How to Make Cajun Style Shrimp Linguine
How to Make Cajun Gumbo
How to Cook Easy Cajun Cornbread
How to Make And Use Cajun Seasoning
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.