Another blog I enjoy reading is Oh Yes They Did! They are Mother/Daughter bloggers in Canada, but that’s forgivable….they do some really cool crafts anyway.
One craft they did a while back was using soap base from the craft store to make your own custom molded soap.
So, I thought it would be neat-o to use my Orange Peel surf wax mold to make some soap too.
I picked up some opaque white Shea Butter soap base from my local Michael’s- with my coupon, I got 2 pounds for around 6 bucks. Not bad. I picked out some additional oils and scents to add in too.
Since the typical bar of of surf wax is between 80 to 85 grams, I used my fun monkey peeler to shave off enough soap flakes to make almost 85 grams, since the consistency is very similar to cold water wax. I bought 2 pounds, so I can make at least 10 whole bars.
I took the soap out of the mold a few hours later, but I allowed the soap to cure for a few days on some paper towels.
Ok, so yeah, I can see where this would make a wicked practical joke on a fellow surfer….not that I endorse such things.
Please report any successes back here, though.
Hey- that’s not sick and twisted, but THIS is. I mean, who thinks this makes the perfect guest soap for your bathroom? Yes, this is actual decorative soap: