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Soap Making Instructional Video: Melt & Pour Autumn Leaf Soaps - Part 1

 

Autumn Maple Leaf Soaps

The wonderous smells of Fall evoke a host of childhood memories. These soaps were made in an Apple Autumn scent (a specialty blend of GoPlanetEarth). The day after these soaps were made, my staff came into work and wanted to know what that "awesome" smell was in the work room. It was the Apple Autumn fragrance.


As much as we hate to see summer end, we Michiganers also look forward to the glorious Indian Summers that Michigan is known for. We have a put together a pictorial video of how to make our Autumn soaps. You will want to snatch up a Mold Market Maple Leaf mold for this project. It has fabulous depth for the various color pours.


We were going for that earthy Autumn look so we used "earthy" pigments such as red, yellow, kelly green and orange oxide, plus a small amount of gold mica powder for shimmer.

Watch Part Two of this project


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Here's what you need:

Mold Market Maple Leaf Mold #020

Clear melt and pour soap

Fragrance oil- If using our fragrance oils, we recommend 2 teaspoons per pound of soap base. You may need to adjust the amount if using another supplier's fragrance. For this project we used our specilaty blend.... Apple Autumn.

Soap Colorant- We used the liquid gel mineral oxides (red, orange, kelly green, and yellow). We also used Leaf Brown and Jade Green.

Measuring Spoons

Mini Wire Whisk

Glass measuring cup

Microwave (for melting soap)

Pipettes for adding fragrance

Rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle (to remove surface air bubbles from soap)


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