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    Post your happy

    Making GLS soap paste today. “Flying bubble stage” makes me SO happy!
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    We want pictures!
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    Soap related humor & MEMES with soap on their mind

    Oh my goodness, PJ! This made both my husband and I laugh out loud! So funny!
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    It’s never too early....

    Thanks, all. Zero effect on the septic system. The only issues I’ve ever had with ours, and I’ve had a septic system all of my life, was using powdered Tide (the fillers and clays just clump up and don’t break down so eventually block up the system), and girls flushing sanitary products down...
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    New Challenge Panel

    Yay! And thank you guys for committing the time that goes into this. I’m sure we all have no idea how much you really give of yourselves for us to be able to enjoy these challenges.
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    It’s never too early....

    So....I’ve been playing with felting for a couple of months. I ordered some different wools from several different suppliers, and am absolutely tickled with this Corriedale wool that I found online at Laughing Lamb Fibers. I’ve had this vision in my head since I learned about felting soap, and...
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    Post your happy

    Today I am ever so grateful for the invention of the Salad Shooter. Used it this morning to shred 8 lbs of laundry bars.
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    Beach Soap

    Thanks,’s a place to start, anyway! toxikon, I used just a titch of brown oxide in the base and then added a small amount of “organic vanilla bean specks” that I got from Saffire Blue. They were not even remotely scratchy in my test bar. I think I had about a cup and a half of...
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    Beach Soap

    I made my first beach soap after being inspired by toxikon’s earlier post about additives to make soap look like sand. Not all too happy with my sky (too dark and too much white), but very happy with my water and sand!
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    SMF Challenges are currently under construction

    I, too, am very appreciative of the work that goes into putting on these challenges. It does not go unnoticed. Thank you, challenge hosts, for all you do!
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    To all my soapy friends here

    Thank you for sharing your story. I’m so sorry that you were dealt all this in such a short amount of time. I hope you’re finding healthy ways to deal with it all. Welcome home. We can’t wait to see pictures of your “therapy soap”.
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    February Challenge Entry Thread

    Congrats, winners! Beautiful entries, everyone! I’m blown away again.
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    February SMF Challenge- Soap dough

    You are too funny! And thank you! I did see a few poppy scents out there, but shipping would have taken too long. I didn’t think far enough ahead.
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    Titanium Dioxide

    I gel everything, and since I started using Carrie’s TD, I very rarely get glycerin rivers in my white anymore.
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    February SMF Challenge- Soap dough

    Voted. Thank you so much, newbie, for this challenge. You’re the hostess with the mostess. :nodding: