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sarahjane

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I made my first batch of soap this weekend, thanks Faithy!! I used coconut milk for half of my liquid and fragrance oil at 5%. I used Oregon Trails "Brown Sugar" so it has a really light sugary scent! Thank you everyone for all of your help!

Paul, your mold rocks! My boyfriend knew I was pining for one so I got one for Christmas along with TONS of FO's! It's the 1 pounder! I love love love it!

As for the soap, it doesn't look so exciting, just a creamy brown color. I am sure you all have seen it before but I am proud of it and I just HAD to show someone!



I will update with cut pictures soon! Sorry the picture sucks.
 

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Congrats!

Congratulations, sarahjane — it's all "downhill" for the finances, from this point on... :lol:
 

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Nice looking Mini Mold of soap there! I love it. I am happy you love the TOG Mold! Thanks! Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside when I hear another comment from a happy customer like you! Your soap look fabo! 8)

Paul :wink:
 

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Well you have been off the forum for awhile, missed ya!
Sorry Dragonfly! I don't have a computer at home right now. I do miss you all so!

Thanks Everyone!
 

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that is very pretty :) I have been trying to find a reason to buy one of those teeny molds but honestly couldn't find one. But now I am thinking I could do special batches for ME in it ;) Being so small I wouldn't cringe too much using a teaspoon of Inky Blue (EXPENSIVe) German Chamomile in only a pound of soap ;)

I can't wait... Paul, any news on my super special cutter or have you been focusing on the top secret new super mold instead? ;)
 

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Motherhues, the mold is great. It makes 5 perfect 1" bars! And it is so cute! When I opened it on Christmas my Daughter immediately wanted to use it as a barn for her mini horses! But I said "no way"!! This is MINE!!! Ha Ha!!
 

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Here is a picture of it cut. It's very pretty actually.



And here is a REALLY bad picture of my third batch (2nd batch is not worth taking pictures of). This is the batch that didn't gel and it is a really nice creamy color.

 

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Hey those bars look nice. I really like the "natural" colored soaps the best. Bet the smell wonderful.

Aren't Paul's molds just the best? I love mine and the little mini mold is too much fun. I keep coming up with experimental recipes just so I can use it again.
 

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Thanks so much! Yeah I really like my mold! I may get another just because I always want to make another batch of soap immediately and I hat to wait! And I am just beginning and only making soap for myself so they are perfect!!
 

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Yeah, well prepare to become addicted (if it's not too late already)!
 

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Thank you Sarah for the compliment on the mold! That is very kind of you! Your soaps do look so inviting; begging me to grab one up and head to the shower. Bigger molds are not always better molds. I really love that little guy. Every time I make one, a smile comes across my face thinking; whose home are you headed to little guy? :lol: Tomorrow, I'll be making a few more and you will come to my mind! Thanks!

Paul
 

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Congrats! Lovely job! I can't relate to your excitement - I made my first about two weeks ago....now it's killing me to wait for the cure-time.
 

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brian0523 said:
Congrats! Lovely job! I can't relate to your excitement - I made my first about two weeks ago....now it's killing me to wait for the cure-time.
congrats on your soap! it looks great and feels amazing when you get it right! i'm a beginner myself and am waiting on my first successful batches to cure too, sooo hard to wait! :)
 

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