Michael David

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Rosemary & Mint Goat Milk Soap

In this recipe, the combination of lard, coconut oil and shea butter makes for a nice hard bar that lasts very long in the shower. It’s naturally …

goatmilk

Curing Soap

We get a lot of questions about curing soap. The typical thought of our callers is that soap is dangerous until it has cured for 3 to 6 weeks. This …

Handmade Soap & Natural Homemade Goat Milk Soap Olathe KS

Free U.S. shipping when you buy 4 or more soaps!<p>Welcome!<p>Great Cakes Soapworks is dedicated to creating beautiful cakes of handmade soap that are …

Skin Care

Auntie Clara's Blog - Auntie Clara's Handcrafted Cosmetics

Cape Town is suffering from a catastrophic lack of water. The winter rains are coming to an end and the relentlessly dry, hot, beautiful summer …

DIY Ideas for Homemade Soap Labels

7K Shares<p>One of the most difficult things for me about soapmaking isn’t coming up with new recipes or ideas, it’s coming up with a design for the …

Natural Homemade Tomato Soap Recipe with Printable Labels

966 Shares<p>Do more with overripe tomatoes than using them up spaghetti sauce recipes or in canning. Make them into soap instead! Craft your own tomato …

Honey & Dandelion Soap Recipe

<b>Honey & Dandelion Soap</b> is probably the most popular soap I’ve ever made. It sells out as quickly as I can make it and happens to be a personal …

Coconut

Lemon Balm Soap

Lemon balm grows like crazy around my house (which is a good thing!), so, of course, I had to turn some of it into a soap!<p>For further inspiration on …

Lemon Balm

How to Make A Wooden Cold Process Loaf Soap Mold

12K Shares<p>I’ve had some people ask me how to make a basic wooden loaf soap mold for cold process soap, so I thought I’d share a tutorial on how to …

Natural Rosemary Mint Cold Process Soap Recipe

Rosemary mint has long been one of my favorite scent blends. The combination of rosemary and peppermint essential oils boast both a pleasant and …

Forsythia Flower Soap Recipe

Forsythia are those ornamental flowering bushes that you see blooming everywhere this time of year (at least around these parts.)<p>What some don’t know …

Hung Up

Low Tide Soap - Humblebee & Me

I am thoroughly smitten with these pretty, seaside inspired low tide soap bars. With their dusty turquoise tone, deep green seaweed seam, and …

Essential Oils

Lavender and Tea Tree Soap Recipe with Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal soaps are super popular for helping to fight acne. And for good reason! They really work on acne prone skin. So I decided to take …

Baby Carrot Soap

This baby carrot soap is gentle and mild, making it perfect for those with sensitive skin.<p>To make this, you’ll need to first prepare a carrot puree. …

How To Make Soap With Milk

This tutorial will teach you how make your own creamy, skin-nourishing milk soap!<p>Pretty much any cold process soap recipe that calls for water, can …

Coconut

Violet Leaf Soap Recipe – Herbal Academy

While violet flowers are only around for a short time in the spring, the leaves often persist well into autumn, depending on where you live. Oil …

TOP TEN: 10 Things Every Watercolorist Should Know About BLUE

This week's theme is cool and calm BLUE, the overwhelming "favorite color".<p>BLUE surrounds us -- it is the color of peace, order, strength, and the …

Watercolor Painting: Stunning Examples of Creative Solutions

It’s hard to imagine the difficult task that was before Rachel Rubin Wolf, editor of the <i>Splash</i> series on watercolor artists and their paintings. Each …

Reflective Surfaces: Top 10 Tips for Painting Water

Painting a body of water that looks realistic can be a great addition to a landscape but it also presents many challenges. There are many different …

How I Kept a 373-Day Productivity Streak Unbroken

As I sit down to write this, I am in the midst of a streak. I have written every day for the last 373 consecutive days. That consecutive day streak …

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: Painting Values with Layered Washes

In this simple project, we will be LAYERING gray washes to build up VALUES, from light to dark. We will also learn how to achieve ATMOSPHERIC …

Painting Clouds in Watercolor

Warm Sunset Watercolor Painting Demonstration

This demonstration of a warm sunset watercolor painting was first done as a class exercise with my students. It received some very favorable comments …

Tuesday's Tips and Techniques for Watercolor Painting

<b>Carving Rocks in Watercolor</b><p>I love creating rocks in my watercolor landscapes. Here is how I do it:<p><b>1.</b> Start with a mixture of thick, sticky paint, it …

Watercolor Painting Demo Abacela View by Vinita Pappas

How to begin a painting like Turner

To create your own 'colour beginning', just as Turner did, you will need to work rapidly as this demo shows<p>First of all, start with good-quality …

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