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How to Make Wax Chunks

A popular and widely varied variety of candles are chunk candles – chunk votives, chunk pillars, chunk containers, and chunk tarts (or chunk wax melts). And there are white chunks, colored chunks, multi-colored chunks, assorted sizes of chunks, and assorted shapes of chunks! You name it – there are limitless possibilities. A wax “chunk” for […]

Candy Corn Votives

Craft a sweet Halloween treat for the holiday! Fun and easy to make, votive candles are versatile, everyone loves them, and they’re fun to have around the house or give as gifts. You can make them as sweet smelling as you wish. Add a little festive flair to your creativity with candle making! Supplies and […]

Round Embed Soap Loaf Tutorial

In this soap making tutorial we’re featuring a creative way to make an embed that opens the imagination to colors (and scents). This tutorial is a two-step process – creating the circular soap embed and then creating the loaf soap itself. It’s fun and can be challenging at the same time. This loaf will provide […]

Heart Soap Making Tutorial

A quick and easy heart soap for Valentine’s Day or any time you want to treat your loved one to something special! Note: we no longer sell the heart molds shown. You can replace them with other shapes or find heart molds online. Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass container Sharp knife to […]

Whipped Cream Soap for Bath Parfaits

Two fun ideas to make with the Foaming Bath Butter Base! Use your creativity to come up with different soap parfaits for women, men and children – combine scents with coordinating colors for unique creations. You can even make special parfaits for the holidays using micas for bright colors – Christmas, autumn, Easter, etc. In […]

Lemon Meringue Pie Soap Making Tutorial

Lemon Meringue Pie inspired soap! Fresh lemon fragrance with whipped “meringue” on top. Bathe or shower with a fun, refreshing soap. Note: we no longer carry the slice by slice mold as shown. You can use another of our silicone molds to create pie tarts, pie squares, or even pie loaves. Supplies and Equipment Needed […]

Slanted Soap Tutorial

By slanting the soap mold you can achieve a different look to layered soaps. You can also achieve a gorgeous visual appeal by layering colors – you can choose bright colors or different shades of the same color for a subtle effect. In this soap making tutorial we’ve chosen to do a brown soap which […]

Tart Art

Sometimes wax tarts, or wax melts, are more than just about scent. They are an open canvas for you to be creative with the scents and colors used. Have some fun with your creativity! Our Ky Para-Soy Tart & Votive Blend Wax makes perfect tarts and votive candles! Our proprietary blend of soy wax and […]

Jelly Soap Tub Tutorial

Three easy ways to make and package versatile Jelly Soap Base. Color coordinate your soap colors and fragrance oils or just use one – the creativity is limitless for this fun soap base so use your imagination! Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave (or double boiler method) Microwave safe glass container Butter knife to cut soap […]

Winter Shower Steamers Tutorial

A perfect set of Shower Steamers for the long winter months! Place one shower steamer on the floor of the shower opposite the shower head. When the steam and mist hit it, the shower steamer will release a wonderful, invigorating fragrance. Make a variety of scented steamers for whichever mood you’re in! You can color […]

Jelly Soap Loaf – Soap Making Tutorial

This is an advanced loaf soap tutorial showing a layering technique using Melt and Pour Soap Base with Jelly Soap Base. For more information on how to work with the Jelly Soap Base, check out the Basic Jelly Soap Tutorial. In this soap making project we’re creating a beautiful, colorful, and fun soap that’s unique […]

How to Make Dry Oil Perfume Spray

A quick and easy way to create a wonderful smelling perfume or cologne that dries quickly and isn’t greasy! Using the Artisan’s Perfume Base, Cyclomethicone, and Fragrance Oil of your choice, this spray will leave a silky smooth feeling when sprayed directly onto the skin as well as imparting a cooling effect. Because it’s inexpensive […]

Jelly Soap Embeds into Melt and Pour Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This is the second tutorial showing how to work with the new Jelly Soap Base. This tutorial shows how easy it is to embed the Jelly Soap into Melt and Pour soap. Preparation is key for this tutorial. You will need to create the embeds and have them ready to go before […]

Peppermint Candy Soap Loaf

by Rustic Escentuals Embed peppermint candy soap pieces into a soap loaf for a fun holiday twist! By using mica as the soap colorant, you won’t have to worry about bleeding and this soap can stay around and be enjoyed throughout the holiday season. This is an advanced soap making tutorial.   Supplies and Equipment […]

How to Make Jelly Soap: Basic Jelly Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Soap that moves, soap that wiggles, soap that causes giggles. This basic soap making tutorial will show you how to work with Rustic Escentuals Crystal Jelly Soap Base while making a layered scented Jelly Soap.   Supplies and equipment needed Microwave or double boiler method Microwave safe glass containers Butter knife to […]

Sugar Scrub Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial will show you how to make a Solid Sugar Scrub Soap, which will provide you with a wonderful exfoliating. moisturizing lather. These are helpful to have on hand both summer and winter when the skin can get dry from the sun, wind, and being outside for extended periods of time. […]

Tiny Snow Globe Soaps – Soap Making Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Wonderful guest soaps for the holidays! These adorable teeny tiny snow globe soaps are perfect for gifts or decorating for the holidays.   Supplies and equipment needed Microwave safe glass container (2) Sharp knife to cut soap Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol Butter knives Rubber gloves Ice cube tray Small holiday toys […]

Football Soap Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Autumn scents are in the air along with autumn activities. This is a perfect time for a soap making tutorial to cheer on football season – it will bring out the cheers from everyone! Skills: Using micas, layering   Supplies and equipment needed: Microwave Microwave safe glass containers (2) Sharp knife to […]

Night on the Town Soap Loaf

by Rustic Escentuals Embedding large curled embeds that are tinted with 24K Gold and Black Mica make an elegant soap. Scent it the soap with Little Black Dress fragrance oil and you have a winner! This is an advanced soap tutorial.   Supplies and Equipment Needed Microwave safe glass containers (one 8 ounce and another […]

Foaming Sugar Scrub Holiday Sampler

by Rustic Escentuals A wonderful Holiday Sampler Pack of Foaming Sugar Scrubs in luscious holiday scents. This is easy to make and super wonderful to use. Makes perfect gifts and also great for craft shows. This tutorial will make approximately 4 sets depending on how full you fill the cups.
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Glittery Christmas Ornament Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals Here is a different slant on the Glitter Jar Tutorial using Christmas tree ornaments. These are so beautiful you’ll want to make enough for your entire tree! Be creative with the glitter colors. You can make seasonal ornaments (like Easter or July 4th) or color coordinate for football team colors, birthday parties, […]