Sparkling Soap Stars

This week’s #makeitmonday is a super easy recipe, something great that the kids can get involved with on a cold winter night, get cosy and creative with these super simple sparkling soap stars. These little guys were our ‘star’ (excuse the pun!) of our Christmas advertising campaign…sometimes the phrase ‘is that too much glitter?’ just […]

Handmade Christmas Decoration Ideas

Michael Buble is being played in the office, the glitter is out, the heater is on and we’re all hugging mugs of tea, that can only mean one thing… it’s December!!!! If, like us, December is the official time to begin the festive household decorating, then we’ve got a few ideas for you. We’ll be […]

Air Dry Clay Decorations

With the arrival of December this week’s #makeitmonday means we’re officially allowed to get festive!!! In the run up to Christmas we’ll be showcasing a few different handmade decoration & gift ideas, to make your house a beautiful festive warm space or give something to your loved ones to cherish, all whilst keeping costs down, […]

Diary of a Maker- Tara @ Dartmoor Skincare Co

A typical day for The Dartmoor Skincare Company starts with the school run! I then meet with mum in her Dartmoor Kitchen where we discuss the products, what we need to make and any orders that need to be placed. Dad is often around and being a business mentor for the Princes Trust, I’ll more […]

Natural Christmas Wreath

December is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about some festive decorations. So our director Lesley has decided to share with you all a quick and easy way to create a Christmas wreath using natural or recycled materials. Over to you Lesley… It’s that time of year again and thought I […]

Cold Pressed Oils

We’ve been eager to get these new cold pressed oils into the warehouse and available to our customers. With the increasing popularity of beauty & skincare products being rich in antioxidants, we have sourced a selection of oils that tick all the antioxidant boxes. These are high-end oils, so are the perfect addition to create […]

Have a Merry Craftmas

  Say no to mass-produced Christmas It is becoming more and more apparent that our traditional ‘mass produced’ Christmas that we have all been so used to over the last few decades, is getting far less fashionable. In light of the recent startling affects that plastic consumption has had on our environment, a ripple affect […]

Frankincense Cold Process Natural Soap

Announcement… Today is an important day here at the Soap Kitchen, with only 6 weeks to go until Christmas, this is your last chance to make any Cold Process soaps that will be cured and ready to go for Christmas day. So we’ve got an extra festive yet very traditional Cold Process soap- Frankincense. Below, […]

The Difference Between Artisan Shave Soap and Artisan Hand Soap

The Difference Between Artisan Shave Soap and Artisan Hand Soap No two soaps are created equal and one size does not fit all. A soap that performs well at removing engine oil grease from a working man’s hands would  be unlikely to be the soap of choice for your pre-date shower. Still, many men continue […]