Thursday, February 24, 2011

March Newsletter Sneak Peak

Its been a long time since I made CPHP (Crock Pot Hot Process) soap. This basic recipe has sea salt and Australian pink clay that was added after the cook. The full recipe will be in
the March newsletter.

Using Paper Scraps

OK, I'll admit it. I have piles of paper scraps everywhere. Not big enough for cards but too big to throw away. So I'm not buying any more paper until I use all, I meant most of, or at least half of these scraps up. I've started die cutting a lot of the patterned papers into different shapes and some others I stamped and then cut by hand. You can get lots of nice shapes cutting free hand if you don't have a die cutter or for more consistant shapes you can cut a pattern from card stock. Once you have a pile of hearts, flowers etc you can put them kind of mixy matchy on to some gift tags. You can cut the tags yourself or use the luggage style ones that we sell (10 for $2.50). You can also add some flowers and bling.The ones I used here came from the dollar store. These tags are great for decorating a wrapped gift and eliminate the need for a card.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Message Hearts

Plain and simple. Goats Milk melt & pour with a little pink mica. The colour looks different in the bottom picture. Probably the lighting, both of these pictures were taken at night.
The top picture is more actual. I was going for the a pale candy colour. I also made a Hibiscus flower with the same soap but I won't bore you with the picture.

Valentine Massage Bars

The mold market Dotted Heart mold makes a nice romantic massage bar for your Valentine. The cello bags with hearts came from the local dollar store. You get four different designs in the package. Cute.