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Title: Decorated Soaps
Categories: Tightwad, Soaps, Crafts
Yield: 1 decoration
1 ea New bar soap with 1 plain
Small decorative picture on
2 tb Chipped or shredded paraffin
Small heatproof custard cup
Small pot of hot water
Small shallow pan or dish
Old towl or foil covered
Clear plastic wrap
Perfect as gifts, these decorated soaps can be mad* i *
any size with a variety of decorations.
Yield: decorated bar soap
BE SAFE. Paraffin is flammable. heat it over hot water;
never place over direct heat.
Moisten a plain side of the soap with water, then place the
picture on it, pressing down so it adheres to the wet soap.
Place paraffin in the cup. To melt, set the custard cup in the
hot water. Pour the melted wax into the shallow pan, then dip the
picture side of the soap into the wax. Set the wax-coated soap on the
towel or baking sheet and allow to harden. Wrap the finished soap in
plastic wrap to protect it until ready to use. For more bars, simply
multiply the ingredients as needed.
Note: Buy paraffin in the canning section of supermarkets and
Source: Rodale's Book of Practical Formulas
Typed by Fran McGee
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