“Soap Landscape” – Stormy Skies

This month the soap challenge club theme was the in-the-pot (ITP) swirl, and here is my entry: My idea for this soap was to create a “soap landscape”, with green hills, a blue/grey sky and use white and 2 shades of grey to achieve an effect that looks like dark thunder clouds.  To be sure that the bulk of the soap … Continue reading

Palmarosa – ITP swirled soap

Palmarosa soap: an in-the-pot (ITP) swirl Usually when I make a new soap, I start with a source of inspiration about what I want to achieve – perhaps a place or a flower, etc – and this helps me select colours, swirling techniques and even the essential oils to scent the soap.  But with this soap, I started with a colour palette I … Continue reading