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Nettle Soap with Lime and Spearmint

Adding Dried Nettles

Common nettle weeds are frequently overlooked for their therapeutic values, mainly because of their nasty sting. Yet this common weed is said to relive joint pains and improve skin irritations such as acne and eczema. Although the dried nettle leaves on the top of this soap will eventually float away I have laced the soap […]

Homemade Vanilla & Chocolate Soap

Add chocolate chunks to soap

My homemade vanilla and chocolate soap smells good enough to eat… A must for all chocolate cookie lovers You will need one or two bars of the chocolate bar soap from our goat’s milk soap page to make this, but don’t let that put you off as the chocolate goats milk soap is so lovely […]

Making A Book Safe

the finished book safe

Spy kids need somewhere to hide their treasures. There’s no better place to hide things out of plain sight than in a book safe. Nobody would ever think of looking inside a book on your bookshelf for your important things, so a book could be the ideal safe. How To Make A Book Safe Before […]

Homemade Spy ID Cards

finished spy id card

There may be times when you will need a fake id card so that you will be able to glide unnoticed into prohibited areas. You may need a few of these homemade spy ID cards with different names and disguises so feel free to print of as many as you need. Here’s what you will […]

Making A Periscope For Kids

kids homemade periscope

Any good spy should always check that the coast is clear before entering rooms. So making a periscope could be the perfect idea for your homemade spy kit. It will help make sure you know what’s around the corner and you can even use a periscope to see over fences! To make your own periscope […]

Making A Cipher Wheel

kids cipher wheel

Every spy needs a secret way to exchange messages with other agents from time to time. Making a cipher wheel is an excellent addition to your homemade spy gear and a great way to keep the content of any top secret letter safe. This clever little wheel can be used to encrypt and decrypt any […]

Suspending & Embedding Objects in Soap

embedding-objects-in-soap

There are lots of very quick and easy effects that can be produced by suspending or embedding objects in soap. Simply by adding a few dry botanicals or exfoliates to your mp soap base can give it a really creative look and feel. Clear soap base is perfect for suspending or embedding objects, whilst basic […]

How To Make Loofah Soap

homemade-loofah-soap

Adding dried loofah to soap not only looks good but makes an excellent natural exfoliator which is particularly effective on knees and elbows or when used on the skin before applying any tanning products. About Loofah Loofah is grown from a plant that’s very similar to the cucumber plant (in fact it is a very […]

Luxury Homemade Face Soap Recipe

luxury-homemade-face-soap

When it comes to making soap at home this luxury melt and pour recipe is great. It’s simple to make and is adaptable to suit any skin type just by choosing the correct oil to match your skin. Selecting The Oil For Your Homemade Face Soap Recipe: Normal or combination skin Sweet Almond Oil Mature […]

Layered Melt and Pour Soap

Layered melt and pour soap

Layered melt and pour soap looks very impressive and can be created with almost any melt and pour soap base. The hardest part of layering soap is knowing when to pour the melted soap and at what temperature. Once you’ve mastered this the procedure really is very simple and you will soon be making some […]

Cream Coffee Soap Recipe

Cream Coffee Melt & Pour Soap

OK, so this cream coffee soap is not the prettiest or delicately fragranced mp soap recipe. But it is an excellent exfoliating bar of soap that can be used on the face as a deep cleansing bar to remove oil and combat both spots and black heads. Coffee grinds are also known for their anti-cellulite […]

Kids Visual Bottles

Kids Visual Bottles

Sight and sound musical instruments are very popular with little ones, and these visual bottles can be created very easily with a clear bottle and a selection of nick-nacks. Homemade Rain Shaker This first bottle is called a rain shaker and is made from a clear bottle, rice and cocktail sticks (tooth picks). By twisting […]

Homemade Maracas

Homemade Maracas

A great fun project for adults and children alike, homemade maracas are definitely enjoyable musical instruments to make. This is a project where you can really get involved and possibly a little messy in the process What you will need Two plastic bottles (I’ve used milkshake bottles) 2 handful’s of ether rice, pasta, lentils or […]

Pretty Little Soap Balls

Pretty homemade soap balls

Homemade soap balls are adorable, and they look and smell lovely when displayed in a bowl or on a pretty plate in the bath room. These pretty soap balls also make excellent gifts, they are reasonably cheap to create and you can make a few or a whole batch of them in a number of […]

Cleopatra’s Milky Cocoa Butter Bath

Cocoa Butter Bath Treats

We call this Cleopatra’s Milky Bath of Lovelies and its for those who want to luxuriate for hours in a moisturizing wildly decadent tub of pleasure! This is one of my families all time favorites bath treats so I keep a big glass jar of this in my bathroom at all times. Even the men […]




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