Tall & skinny stripes

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    I have this awesome carry-all bag, used its colorful stripes as the inspiration for this
    Poppy seeds are between the layers.
    It’s scented with nurture’s “new beginnings”
    Next time I’ll use more mica- I’d like the colors to be more bold
    This was my first tall & skinny bar with a used mold I found on eBay IMG_2518.jpg IMG_2294.jpg
     
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    While I usually like more bold colours, I think the way it's turned out these pastel shades is very pretty. :cool:
     
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    Thank you!
    Me too, this is what it initially looked like when I mixed it up- I was pretty thrilled, and then realized I was way short haha! IMG_1543.jpg
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    It's all trial and error, at least you'll now for next time about how much you'll need to get a deeper colour.
     
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    Those are beautiful!
     
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    I think the colors are very pretty, but you could have added your mica powders right into your soap batter if you wanted more color. I either do that or mix my micas with glycerin and not by removing batch oils. I simply never know how much color I want to use.

    I do have to wonder if the layers will hold together with poppy seeds between the layers.
     
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    Beautiful bar of soap.:nodding:
     
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    I think it's lovely!
     
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    me too, its pretty thick in some areas. i've tried to break them apart by hand after the cure and they held up, but i think after using it in the shower a bit- they'll break apart at those lines
    testing i look forward to haha :D

    i havent tried glycerine as a mixing medium- thank you, i'll try it out
    my batter was setting up quickly, i was pretty pleased to get it in the mold still resembling lines LOL
     
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    I love the colors, so soft and pretty!:thumbs:
     

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