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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Firework Swirl Soap- Technique Focus- Lazy susan swirl

Remember, remember, the 5th November! In honour of Firework night we thought it’d be appropriate to show off a random, fun and colourful soap design technique. If you’re an experienced soap maker, why not give this method a try? You’ll uncover all sorts of fabulous patterns upon un-moulding.  Once cut, each bar is completely unique! […]

Jewel Coloured Pine Cones soaps

These exclusive Pine Cone moulds are great for adding a bit of seasonal nostalgia to Christmas. They are great for easily experimenting with colour and make unique gifts as well. What you’ll need: Melt and pour soap base Vegetable glycerine (optional) Your choice of Essential or Fragrance oil Soap Colourants (we used coloured micas and […]

Blackcurrant and Rose Petal Skull Bath Bombs

Just in time for Halloween and the ‘Day of the Dead’ Festival, this #makeit is a re-fresh on last year’s ‘Loaded Bath Bomb’ recipe that showcases our popular skull bath bomb mould. We’ve had some recent feedback asking us to demonstrate how to use our 2 piece plastic moulds, so hopefully our re-vamped step by […]

Linear Swirl – Cold Process Soap Technique Focus

For our recent winter campaign, we were inundated with lots of soapy inspiration and it made us makers in the creative team eager to try out some new techniques! One technique we were yet to try was the ‘Linear Swirl’. So, kitted out with Christmas-y coloured micas, we put it to the test. Our first […]

Gingerbread Men Bath Bomb

Sneak peek….our Gingerbread Men Bath Bomb! We’ve been counting down the days till Christmas since June here at TSK HQ! That’s compulsory when you have to prepare for Christmas campaigns well in advance.  Our bath bomb gingerbread men were by far the stars of the show. You may see them soon in some of our […]

Halloween Special – Pumpkin Whipped Soap

Want to make some handmade goodies in time for the late October festivities? Look no further, we have adapted our easy whipped soap recipe to reflect a subtle hint of Halloween. The colours and detail of this soap have been inspired by the popular event but, of course you can apply this recipe to whatever […]