Soap Cottage

In the soap challenge club we are making soap dough for this month’s  soap challenge. Tatsiana Serko, of Creative Soap by Steso, is our teacher and Amy Warden at Great Cake Soapwork is our host.

I had great fun playing around in the making of this «Soap Cottage» – in my soap cottage 😊

The part that wasn’t fun was all the time I spend in my car driving around looking for oils for this dough project. It was just impossible for me to get what was recomended, so I ended up using some of my scented porcelian soaps with kaolin cley – probably not the best, but better than driving around like crazy, and  in all kind of shops asking for oils that no one eaven had heard of….

My soap dough wasn’t anything near polymer cley or like Tatsiana’s dough, but I must say I did behave quite well – with that said it was far from perfect!

In the making and the coloring of the dough I used a rolling pin and added mica while rolling. It was just like making puff pastry, roll, add mica and fold the dough until a nice even result.

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This is not the first time I’m playing with soap dough, but I have always used my soap «as is» in all my soap dough project. In may 2015 the soap challenge club was making soap dessert cakes, and some of my cakes had soap dough elements as part of the  soap. I used a zester to grind my soaps and it worked well.

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This is my entry – my Soap Cottage 🍃🌺🍃

 

 

 

Building a cottage…

 

Tools & dough

 

 

Happy soaping

Yvonne

 

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16 thoughts on “Soap Cottage

  1. Well done, Yvonne! You certainly are a trooper! I’m sorry you weren’t able to find the oils you needed, but your project turned out beautifully anyway! Best detail: the little bird at the top of the roof. 🙂

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  2. So amazing, Yvonne – especially given the obstacles you had getting the dough made! I love how this turned out. The colors are perfect as is the overall design. I wish I could live in it!

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    • Thank you Debi – I would love to live in it too…. You know, I have a small soap cottage for real, and it is the best place to be, (don’t want to leave…), it lies in the garden at our country house❤️
      Debi, your soap turned out beautiful – congrats & good luck, and hugs from me 😊

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