Poppy Appeal Soap – and a mystery …..?!?

Here’s my entry for the “tall and skinny shimmy” or wall pour challenge: My inspiration for this soap was the annual Poppy Appeal – both because it’s the “season” (Armistice Day is on 11 November), and because we were recently on vacation in Belgium, where we visited the city of Ypres (or Ieper as it’s called in Flemish), Tyne Cot military cemetery and … Continue reading

Rooibos feather / ghost swirl

Here’s my entry for the October Soap Challenge: This soap is made with rooibos tea, vegetable oils and butters (olive, coconut, rice bran and sunflower oils plus shea butter) and lye – that’s it!  No colourants, additives or essential oils, just plain rooibos soap. Making of rooibos soap …. When I read about Clara Lindberg’s “ghost swirl” in her blog a … Continue reading