300 Handcrafted Soaps: Great Melt and Pour Projects

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Sterling Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Soaps fragrant with cinnamon, 'painted' with natural coloring, stamped or laminated, that fizz in the bath, and even have a written message. These 300 beautiful, easy-to-make soaps are gentle on the skin and a charming addition to bathroom décor. All use a simple melt and pour technique, and any craft, grocery, health food or drug store will have the supplies you need; a glycerin or coconut soap base, fragrances, additives (such as flowers and green tea), colorants (spices, dried herbs, cosmetic-grade color), and molds. What's really special are recipes for bee-shaped fruited honey bars; deliciously scented lemon sage scrub; a heart swirl with smaller, decorative soap pieces embedded inside; a French cameo; the leaf-shaped mountain therapy blend with gold luster powder; and many more.

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This is a hands on book which inspires the creative process. This is not a hold your hand step by step book. It gives you the basic information as well as tried and true recipes and encourages you to ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Marie Browning is the author of 31 crafting books, with more than 2 million copies in print. Her articles have appeared in national craft, home decor, and trade magazines. The winner of several Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) design awards, she was named a "Top Influential Industry Designer" by Craftrends magazine. A creative consultant to craft industry manufacturers, she is currently signature designer at American Tombow.

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