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  1. Nanna

    What soapy thing have you done today?

    I am so blessed. Friends with a butcher and just got this beautiful fresh free pig fat😃. Beef fat is in the freezer patiently waiting. Can’t wait to try the two together👏
  2. Nanna

    What soapy thing have you done today?

    😢 🙏 It was so nerve wracking working with the pine sap. Was expecting it to accelerate so fast but it didn’t😃
  3. Nanna

    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Happy with the beginning of Christmas😃 All natural colours and scents.
  4. Nanna

    Does this recipe look okay?

    Thank you so much for the detailed reply😃 I meant it’s my first time asking for help for a recipe. I have been soaping for a year, still fairly new but have only had one salt soap not turn out. Of course there’s some that aren’t quite what I wanted for design but still nice. I just found a...
  5. Nanna

    Does this recipe look okay?

    I kinda thought it was a bit much liquid. I’ll try 30%. What can go wrong🤣
  6. Nanna

    Does this recipe look okay?

    Thought I’d better ask for the first time before I go ahead😁
  7. Nanna

    Terracotta red ,Paprika infused

    Congrats on accomplishing the red so many of us are striving for 👏
  8. Nanna

    I finally got blue😃

    Aww thanks everyone😊. Was actually going for a wintery candy thing. Thanks so much
  9. Nanna

    I finally got blue😃

    Out of my year of soaping I’ve only had one batch not turn out. It was a salt soap that weirdly just turned to powder. I made bath salts out of some and will use some for snow in winter soaps😁. The others I thought were too soft just had to wait months to harden. Will never throw out a batch.
  10. Nanna

    I finally got blue😃

    Both questions I am asking. Hopefully they’ll last for Christmas. Soapmaking takes a lot of patience😒
  11. Nanna

    I finally got blue😃

    For about 2 cups soap I added 2 T boiling water to 1/2tsp indigo powder that I had on the warmer spot on the stove. The water did dry while I was preparing so I added approx 2 T sw almond oil. I don’t think there’s worry about toxic wintergreen. I only had a 15 ml bottle of YL(ya, pretty...
  12. Nanna

    I finally got blue😃

    So happy with the blue indigo finally working. Orange is orange peel with a little red clay because my red clay is more orange than red. Scented with orange peel, orange x5, wintergreen and peppermint.
  13. Nanna

    What soapy thing have you done today?

    My garden is full of borage. Thanks so much for doing the work😃. The difference in indigos is crazy😲
  14. Nanna

    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Those are so funky and beautiful. The red for some reason makes me go cross eyed😆
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