If I say so myself, I am getting quite good at this soap-making business. Well, sometimes I am. I really love making soap so I am determined to learn from my mistakes. This was my second try at making cylinder pour soap. The first time, I let the batter get too thick, therefore, when I tried to pour it into the mould, it wouldn’t pour. I had to spoon it in. The colours were a bit yuk, too. It ended up with white, grey and green. The grey was a bit weird and the green was a bit “out there”. To make things worse, I used Bramble Berry green tea fragrance oil which I didn’t particularly like. Damn it! I bought a big bottle, too. I will have to mix it with something else.
Soap making is so much fun – nearly as much fun as making bread, but not quite. As I have said before, there is no greater delight than sitting on the floor in front of your oven with a glass of red wine, watching your bread rise.
But we are talking about soap today. When you start out, you think it is going to be a cheap hobby… but then you want colours and perfumes and, oh, some glitter would be nice, as would some different shaped moulds and a cutter and… Luckily, Aussie Soap Supplies is not too far away. Continue reading