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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Straight Line Designs Challenge

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road   “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings…” ~Lao Tzu As the saying goes, all good things must come to and end – and so it is with Amy Warden’s legendary Soap Challenge Club. Although I am finding it difficult to write this knowing it will be the very last challenge, […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Soap Dough Challenge

A Little Bit Rusty   Welcome! Welcome to the May 2017 edition for Amy Warden’s Soap Challenge Club! This month’s challenge was taught once again by guest teacher, Tatiana Serko of Creative Soaps by Steso, and featured one of my latest obsessions in soap making – soap dough! For those who may be unfamiliar with soap dough, it’s basically soap […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Rustic Design Challenge

Salty Kai     Welcome! April 2017’s edition of Amy Warden’s Soap Challenge Club brought some new and exciting changes. For those of you unfamiliar with Amy’s challenges, the contest has been set up in a way that allows only fellow Challenge Club members to be involved with the voting process. This month, Amy introduced a different voting method. […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club – Secret Swirl

Secret Life of Woad     Welcome! Time again for another edition of Amy Warden’s Soap Challenge Club. The challenge for March 2017 is a secret…the Secret Swirl to be exact. It was once again divided between two categories, this time one for Natural entries and the other for Synthetic entries. I will be entering the Natural category. Our guidelines […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Cold Process + Melt & Pour Soap Designs

Blossoms of Hope   Welcome! Thank you for your interest in this month’s installment of Amy Warden’s Soap Challenge Club. For the February 2017 challenge, we were asked to combine two different soap making techniques – specifically cold process (CP) and melt & pour (MP) – and incorporate them into one batch of soap. The challenge will be divided between newbies (making soap for […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Collaborator Challenge

Fruit Loops & Fun!   Update 1/25/17 Whoo-hoo! Tied for First Place!!! A huge thank you to all that voted for us in this challenge! Your support means the world to both of us!     Welcome! Whoo-hooo! A brand new year and a brand new Soap Challenge. The January 2017 challenge for Amy Warden’s Soap Challenge Club was the […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Cosmic Wave Challenge

Cosmic Sherbet Wave   Update 11/16/16 Whoo-hoo! Second Place!!! Thank you to all that voted for me in this challenge! Your support means the world to me!      Welcome! Can you believe we are nearing the end of 2016? What a year! Whether you are glad it is almost over or not, I am certain I […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Wood Grain Challenge

Wood You Be Mine?   Welcome! I’m back again, just in time for Amy Warden’s October Soap Challenge Club. The objective of this month’s challenge was to create a soap that looks like wood, specifically focusing on the grain of the wood itself. This month, we again had two categories in which to enter – Natural or Synthetic, and while the end […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Dancing Funnel Challenge

Dancing Under the Tuscan Sun     Welcome! It’s August, and boy, oh boy is it HOT here in Colorado!  Don’t get me wrong, I actually love August in Colorado because it usually starts out hotter than a billy goat’s butt in a pepper patch, but gets cooler and cooler as every week goes by. […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Pipe Divider Swirl Challenge

Breath of Scandal   Please accept my apologies in advance for the extremely long post. My intention was to create something with just the right amount of information – not too much to be overly repetitive for those currently in the competition, yet descriptive enough for those who want to learn the technique. I hope next time […]

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