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« on: July 05, 2010 12:10:57 PM »

Hey, loves!  It's been a while since I posted anything new (the life! it explodes!).  But I've been experimenting a bit:


I'm super excited about this one!  It's my "A Midsummer Night's Dream" soap.  Jasmine-scented, very warm and sexy.  (Seriously.  So excited.  This is probably the most technically difficult soap I've done, and I love love love the way it came out.)


Tilted soap!  Shabow!  ("Sense & Sensibility."  It's geranium & chamomile--v. delicate & wildflowery.)


Layered swirls!  Whee!  This un's "Romeo and Juliet"--smells like roses and blood (orange).


Aaaand look who put on her big girl pants and did a batch of HP:


With beer.  Because I'm awesome.  (Patchouli, sandalwood & orange, because that combination is a winner.)


Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2010 12:25:09 PM »

WOW ! They are all Beautiful ! Do you oven process ? I have wanted to try a layered soap but wasn't sure how to go about it- OP the first layer then do the second ?
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« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2010 12:42:07 PM »

Awesome job...I totally knew you were going for a midsummer nights dream!!! Great job...

Lovely work and I am certain that beer soap smells grand!!
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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2010 12:44:19 PM »

Your soaps look amazing!!!  I need to get my hands on some of that "Romeo and Juliet".
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« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2010 12:54:41 PM »

WOW!  Those are amazing!  I am in total awe.  Beautiful...just simply beautiful.
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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2010 12:59:44 PM »

Thanks, everybody!  <3

Eclectic: I (generally) do CP sans OP.  For the layered soaps, I poured, let sit several hours, then came back and made the second layer (actually did these two layered babies at the same time, dividing each batch between the two molds).  Buuuuut I think OP would be way quicker and sounds brilliant!  Lemme know if it works for you--I definitely want to give it a try.

I've also done layers in regular ol' CP without letting them cool in between, and it comes out okay if you pour slowly, gently, and close to the mold.  It doesn't look quite as clean, though.
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« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2010 03:19:11 PM »

Midsummer is beautiful! Times like this, I wish we had a scratch and sniff option on here!
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« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2010 04:44:16 PM »

Whoa, these are gorgeous! I think I love the second one the best, but it's a hard call!
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2010 06:28:49 AM »

Yay!  Thanks guys!
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« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2010 12:50:32 AM »

These are pretty awesome soaps!! Inspiring even!
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