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Old 04-20-2017, 07:39 PM   #1
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I made this soap on Sunday so it would be properly cured before the Fourth of July. I'm just tickled with how it came out. I wasn't sure about the colors when I unmolded....the blue was an icky gray, and the red was totally orange. In just 4 days it came around and has made me happy. I let it ash up to make it look old and dusted the top with an iridescent glitter to give it a little "fireworks" feel. My middle son and daughter-in-law live in a community of beautiful 1800's rivertown houses....theirs was originally an old hotel called The Helvetia. They have their own private Fourth of July celebration every year; complete with parade and fireworks. This is a lard soap scented with a combo of Fresh Bamboo and Grass Stain. It smells just like someone is mowing the lawn in the sunshine.

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Old 04-20-2017, 07:48 PM   #2
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Those came out awesome!


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Old 04-20-2017, 07:58 PM   #3
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:26 PM   #4
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Love them. Nice job making the ash work for you.
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Wow those came out nice!!
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:25 PM   #7
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Those are perfect for the rustic and classic feel! I bet they're going to be delightful to use as well!
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That is the bomb right there! Well done, indeed!
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Love them! Very 4th of July looking!

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