Category Archives: Soapmaking

The Soap Studio is Busy!

Tonight about 7 I thought I was done for the evening, but then I looked on my phone for the time of sunset – still had an hour of light! So I went out and made two batches – Patchouli … Continue reading

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More soap!

Sweetgrass with a little yellow clay and a topping of crumbled white sage from my old garden. Sandalwood with some henna powder mixed in. All tucked in for the night. It smells great out there.

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On the Soap Rack

Lavender and Oatmeal

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Simple

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The First Studio Soap!

After months and months of no time to turn around, the first batch in the new Studio has been poured!  It’s for our friends at the Owl Nest – their signature orange and patchouli blend.  It’s in the mold and … Continue reading

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Micro test batches

Two old favorites I’ve not made in a long time. Western Shore and Lavender Peach. Testing new method and new colorants. Smells great down here!

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From the Soap Cellar

Some new ideas for packaging special editions…   Some lovely layers!

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Visit to Otion and First Soap Cellar Soap

My soap buds Diane and Jen met up today at Otion in Bellingham.  We sniffed our way through hundreds of fragrance and essential oils, admired acres of soap molds, inspected ingredients, and marveled at beautiful soap made by Otion-eers Kat … Continue reading

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Ready to Soap

After a lot of organizing, the Soap Cellar is ready to go.  Diane of Sassy Suds will be here tomorrow and her energy and enthusiasm will get everything off to a great start. Another important event is the arrival of … Continue reading

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Full Moon Soapmaking

An excellent day to make soap.  I think I’ll make Gaia, which I’ve not made in ages, a small batch of Grail Maiden, and Sebon y’r Fynnon Rhudd aka Chalice Well Water soap.

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