Gifts from Home

Today I am using my kitchen for something crafty. I am making homemade soap for gift giving for the Holiday. This is an easy version using a Soap base and a microwave -so enjoy ... Lisa 5.5 oz pour and melt  Soap base ( oatmeal or goat milk) 1/8 tsp  group cinnamon 2 tbs  quick oats 10–12 drops  [...]

My Craft Table

This Thursday on my craft table I am exploring all the ways to use honey and bees in crafts. September is national honey month. So here some suggestions to make this month sweet like honey : Candles ( Honey / Beeswax) Beeswax Candles Ingredients 1 lb pure  beeswax. (or you can buy pellets) 1/2 cup coconut [...]

Book Review : Milk Soap

Book Review : Milk Soap

35 Skin-Nourishing Recipes for Making Milk-Enriched Soaps, from Goat to Almond by Anne-Marie Faiola Storey Publishing Handmade soap is made extra-special with the addition of milk! Soaps enriched with milk are creamier than those made with water, and milk’s natural oils provide skin-renewing moisture and nourishment. In Milk Soaps, expert soapmaker Anne-Marie Faiola demystifies the process with [...]

Soap making with Lisa

Today's craft handmade soap- Melt and pour goat milk base.Melt in microwave-drop in essence and pour in molds. Drop in lavender.Let harden.Pop out of molds.And wrap. Lisa New to soap milking - melting and pour bases come in great scents.Or try the many kits out there. Hobby Lobby,Micheals,and Amazon has great supplies.