Author Archives for Crystal Bonin

Making Bacon Soap

October 23, 2015 12:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Making Bacon Soap

One of a kind Bacon Soap. Who doesn't love Bacon? One sniff and you'll be craving the real thing!


A Slice of Paradise

September 21, 2015 6:52 pm Published by Comments Off on A Slice of Paradise

I am very fortunate that my husband’s family has a little cabin on a small lake called Deep Lake in... View Article


Mangosteen Soap

August 27, 2015 10:06 am Published by Comments Off on Mangosteen Soap

It was a pleasure making this soap.  The batter stayed at a very nice, light trace, which gave me plenty... View Article


White Tea & Ginger Soap

August 19, 2015 10:00 am Published by Comments Off on White Tea & Ginger Soap

I really enjoyed making this soap with the two tone layers and swirls.


Bubble Gum Soap

August 10, 2015 6:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Bubble Gum Soap

When I was making the Bubble Gum Soap I was striving for a nice orange, pink and white swirled soap.... View Article


Spinning Swirl Soap

June 10, 2015 12:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Spinning Swirl Soap

The spinning swirl is a fairly new design technique that has come out.  Soapmakers always seem to be searching for... View Article


Social Media Seminar

May 11, 2015 12:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Social Media Seminar

Today was the half day seminar that I signed up for with the Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Guild Conference in... View Article