Author Archive | Debbie Chialtas

Free Tutorial: Halloween Soap Slime

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Pretty soon the sidewalks will be filled with adorable superheros, scary monsters, and pretty princesses. Now is the time to get a jump start on those fun Halloween crafts. Colorful & quirky soaps are a perfect way to celebrate the season, so why not delight your little ghouls & goblins with some Halloween Soap Slime. Learn how in this awesome free tutorial by Soapylove (our very own Debbie Chialtas). How to Make Halloween Soap Slime Supplies: 3/4 Cup Water 1 Packet Powdered Unflavored Gelatin 1/2… Read More!

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Top Secret Melt and Pour Soap Crafting Tricks

In the world of melt and pour soaping, the instructions are very simple. Yes it is as easy as melting and pouring to make glycerin soap bars, but that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to professional melt and pour soap results. After years of teaching and experimenting, I learned a few melt and pour soap crafting tricks. When I wanted to make sprinkles I had to find a way to stop the soap from spreading when I dropped it onto… Read More!

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Free Snowflake Melt & Pour Soap Bars Tutorial

One reason I love shredded glitter is because I rarely see it used in soap projects, and I think it’s so special! This project uses that icy look to full advantage, with layers of translucent pastel snowflakes that sparkle with shredded glitter, lying on a bed of shimmering snow white. Making them in the beveled tray mold makes cutting a snap, plus they look so professional! Try this out when you need 9 handmade gifts in a jiffy. Supplies: 2 lb clear soap base, cut into cubes 6 oz white soap base,… Read More!

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Free Ombre Melt & Pour Soap Tutorial

It’s so fun when a fashion trend translates perfectly into glycerin soap crafting! Like the “ombre” effect, which is a pretty color fade that is being used in everything from dip dyed shorts to hair color effects. Getting a perfect fade in soap might seem tricky, but with a simple technique you’ll get gorgeous results every time. I see these soaps as a very elegant wedding or bridal shower favor, or a pretty way to add color to enhance your fragrance choice. This is also… Read More!

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