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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Food & Drink Ingredients Challenge

Cuckoo for Coconuts The June 2019 Soap Challenge Club challenge was a challenge indeed! This month, Amy warden tasked us with using food and drink items in our soaps. For the Regular category, we were required to substitute a drink item for some of our lye water and also add a food item. There were […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Pour/Pull Through Techniques Challenge

Tie-Dyed Delight The Challenge The May 2019 Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club was all about pouring and pulling and I have to say, I found it very difficult to restrain myself! This was one of those challenges where every item you look at becomes a possible tool for the next design! The uber-talented Joanne Watkins […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Inlaid Designs Challenge

Spring Has Sprung! Spring Fever! Welcome to the March 2019 edition of the Soap Challenge Club! Here in Colorado, we are finally experiencing winter. We have had very few significant snow storms this entire season…until now. March can be our wettest month, but boy did it hit us hard! Needless to say, I have been […]

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Great Cakes Soap Challenge Club Mini Drop Swirl Challenge

  Kaleidoscope Drops   And so the Adventure Begins … Again! I know I am not the only one to be completely over the moon with happiness at this moment; I can almost feel the waves of excitement all over the world. I would like to think there were jigs of happy dances in many […]

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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 […]

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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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