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June Sorcery Soap Release

Sweet Pea Bunny Sorcery Soap

New Sorcery Soaps Release for June

Here is a great chance to win a Sorcery Contest by buying just one bar of soap. See how here… Give Back Coupon and chance to win a ton of Sorcery.

If you want to learn how to mold soap or purchase pre-made Sorcery Soap dough see Sorcery Books and Sorcery Soap Dough.

Pom Pom Sorcery Soap
Pom Pom Sorcery Soap
Snappy Orange Chili Pepper Sorcery Soap
Snappy Orange Chili Pepper Sorcery Soap
Haunted Sorcery Soap
Purple Polk-a-Dot Sorcery Soap
Purple Polk-a-Dot Sorcery Soap
Rosemary Rainbow Sorcery Soap
Rosemary Rainbow Sorcery Soap
Sweet Pea Bunny Sorcery Soap
Sweet Pea Bunny Sorcery Soap
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A Peek at Sorcery Life June 5-11

Dragon Silk Sorcery Soap

A peek into Sorcery Soap works:

June 5 – 11

Making soap in the desert can be tricky, but also work to a soaper’s advantage. Large buckets of oil are easily melted by being left in the sun for only a few hours. Like the winter season in the colder states where the bulk of the day is spent inside, the bulk of the  day is spent inside during the summer months. During this time inside, many soaps are made, molded and dreamed up.

Dragon Silk Sorcery Soap
Dragon Silk Sorcery Soap restocked

 

Chicken Soap
Chicken Soap got labeled and wrapped up after 8 weeks of curing.

 

Sorcery Soap Cookies
Prepped some Sorcery Soap cookies for stamping

 

Sorcery Soap Dragon Silk
Packaged 22 bars of Dragon Silk Soap

 

Glittered Sorcery Soap Cookies
Glittered Sorcery Soap Cookies

 

Guinea Pigs Soap
Began more Guinea Pig soaps that are sold out and experimented with a little soap dog.

 

Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize
Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize

 

Sorcery Soap Contest
Launched a Sorcery Soap Contest!

All you have to do to win is read here! 

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Give Back Sorcery Soap Contest and Sorcery Coupon

Sorcery Soap Contest and Coupon

After so much outstanding support from Soap Witches and Soap Sisters, Sorcery Soap is giving back to you!

Win $100 worth of Sorcery Products!

Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize
Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize
Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize
Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize
Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize
Sorcery Soap Give Away Grand Prize
Sorcery Soap Sister Soap Witch Apron
Sorcery Soap Sister Soap Witch Apron

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dragonlings Sorcery Creature Soaps
Dragonlings Sorcery Creature Soaps
Horse Apple Sorcery Soap
Forbidden Fruit Pink Grapefruit
Forbidden Fruit Pink Grapefruit
Bewitched Soap
Bewitched Soap
Seahorse Soap
Seahorse Soap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosebud Soap
Rosebud Soap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Your choice of one heavy duty 100% cotton Sorcery Soaping Apron:  Soap Sister or Soap Witch Apron 
  • 6 bars of custom Sorcery Soap: Horse Apples, Seahorse, Dragonlings, Bewitched, Rosebud and Forbidden Fruit 
  • 5 Sorcery Soap Cookies, stamped and glittered – 
  • 6 Unique Sorcery Soap Sample Scents 
  • 14 sets – A Sorcery Soap Molding Kit: 
    1. rolling pin,
    2. smoother
    3. large hand tools,
    4. small hand tools,
    5. butterfly plunger set,
    6. large blossom plunger set,
    7. small blossom plunger set,
    8. tribal plunger set,
    9. star plunger set,
    10. small flower set,
    11. flower cookie cutter set,
    12. star/leaf cookie cutter set,
    13. snowflake cookie cutter and
    14. leaf fondant plunger set.

How it works to win $100 value of Sorcery Products

Make a purchase in the time frame from June 9 – July 2, 2017. Do what you do, buy any Sorcery Soap product and you’ll be entered in the Sorcery Contest! That’s it. Super simple.

Anyone who has made a purchase in the time period will have their name entered into the contest.

Entries: For every $10 you spend, your name will be entered once. Example: if you spend $50 before shipping your name will be entered 5 times. 

I would love it if you liked this post, or shared it, but I’m not asking for you to do more than what you normally do which is purchase Sorcery Soap and continue your enthusiasm toward Soap Wicthery and Sisterhood!

As an incentive here is your coupon for 15% off  your order so you win before the drawing. Use “GiveBack15” at check out. 

Sorcery Soap Contest Drawing date: June 9 – July 2, 2017.

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Why Is An Enchanted Book of Peculiar Ideas and Soap Potions Important?

An Enchanted Book of Peculiar Ideas and Soap Potions

Why Is An Enchanted Book of Peculiar Ideas and Soap Potions Important?

There are many reason I make soap like I do, but one of the most important is because I want others to use this soap and enjoy the use as much as I do.

Each soap I make has the end user in mind, you. How will you hold it? Will pieces break off? Will you get continued enjoyment as this soap wears away? What scent will remind you of the design long after it has worn away?

Mostly what I want is for you to feel some form of joy – delight, enchantment, curiosity… That is the ultimate goal. Because after all, having clean enough water to bath in is joyful, but having a soap that delights and may cause you to use your imagination, that is a real gift.

How does one create joy for another? This is real Sorcery… Magic, in a world where magic is not obvious. How to get into the position, the state of mind to create something joyful?

It starts with you. I’m sorry to tell you that, well… I am and I’m not. I’m sorry to tell you this because I know you’ve suspected it all along. Trying to get others to change to suit you, even if you’re right, never works out well. But change yourself? You can control that! And think about this, you know how hard it is to change yourself, your behaviors, you knee-jerk emotional responses? It’s many times harder to be changed by someone else or to try and change someone else.

So, your gift is that all you need to be concerned with, in this moment, if changing yourself.

Often times we have trepidation when it comes to change. How about joy instead? In this moment, right now?

How?

I offer some insights on how to invite joy, repeatable steps and actions you can take to put you in a joyful place. Even if the joy-fairy doesn’t show up on your first try and bop you on the head with her wand of delight, keep at it, because often times joy comes in right after curiosity. If you can be curious, even for a moment, there is a better chance of joy appearing.

How is this possible? Because fear and curiosity cannot be in the same place. (Think the Greek Gods wrote this down some where.) And if fear is gone, joy has a much better chance of arriving.

Creations that spring from joy can change another person free of control. Joy transforms the other. If not permanently, but definitely for the moment. That is about all we can ask for… Right now, anyway.

That is the very reason I wrote An Enchanted Book of Peculiar Ideas and Soap Potions, to help you get in a place free from fear and open to curiosity… Where this type of Soap Sorcery will come to you, easily and as often as you choose to call it in. All from soap.

Are you curious about this book? 

 

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Interview with Jasmina from Sapolina

Aloha Soap from Sopalina

This interview is my honor to conduct. I introduce an illusive, yet notable soap maker – Jasmina from Sapolina. This it the first photograph of the fairy-like energy of this soap maker. I get to know each interviewee a bit more as the process unfolds, and this opened my heart to someone who has attracted my attention for years. I chose Jasmina for this interview because of her commitment to a complete design, her choice in subtle, yet, dynamic colors and her deft execution of this magical creativity. Introducing Jasmina and her delightfully charming soaps.

Many ways to fin Jasmina and her marvelous soap creations!

www.sapolina.bigcartel.com
www.facebook.com/sapolinasoaps
www.instagram.com/sapolinasoaps
www.sapolina.bigcartel.com

Charming From Sopalina
Charming From Sopalina

How did you arrive at the name of your business? 

I had a few things in mind – I wanted it to be one word name, to be easy to remember and to associate it with a soap somehow. That’s the way I came up with Sapolina (sapone – italian, sapun – serbian are the base and just a little tweak to make a melodious, feminine name).

 

How long have you been making soaps? 

It all started out of necessity, back in 2013. I have very sensitive skin, every single product on the market just made my skin to be more dry and itchy, especially during winter months. I had to do something and begun to search for a solution. Handmade soaps were a logical point of interest but, since I am a very curious person, I couldn’t resist if I hadn’t investigate how it’s made. I discovered a whole new world of soap making, learning, reading and getting supplies long before my first ever soap. It was without any colorant and fragrance, but the only one my skin feels pleasant after. Of course, my family members were amazed at difference and feeling on the skin too, so I had to make more and more.

Jasmina from Sapolina
Jasmina from Sapolina

What makes you happy to get out of bed regarding soap making?

Everything. I am in love with soap making, I will cut a loaf today with the same passion and curiosity I had the first day, like a child with a long desired toy. I love design planing, melting oils and butters, working with raw soap, cutting a loaf, making packaging, soap photography, even the dishes after making aren’t a problem because I think of soap magic I just made while I am doing them. Also, when I can’t fall asleep I often plan the next soap, so it is like a therapy – it helps me to live a happier life.

Your soap color palates are distinctive, wow do you come up with your color designs?

I don’t know exactly. Yes, I plan design and colors, I visit web pages with color schemes as an inspiration but at the end it is sort of a feeling. I love bright colors, clean lines and simplicity, maybe that is the answer.

Where do you find your inspiration for your unique soaps? Are there things in your environment that aid in your creativity?

Inspiration is everywhere, you just need to recognize it. It is personal, what inspires me doesn’t mean you will be inspired too and vice versa. It can be a moment, emotion, event, object, some action etc. I remember when someone asked me where did I find inspiration for my soap Romance, I hesitate to tell the truth, it is maybe weird to hear it but I did – Novak Djokovic’s win in Wimbledon 2015. With all those golden spheres on the top like a crown.

Sea Salt Bar Soap from Sopalina
Sea Salt Bar Soap from Sopalina

What is your favorite part of soap making?

There are many parts I adore. The moment when I mix the oils and lye solution as a beginning of a magic, coloring, swirling, all those fragrances I enjoy, full table of soap loaves I made, cutting, waiting them to cure, taking photos, everything.

What do you do that is not soap related, but aids in your creative thinking?

Gardening – at the first place in this time of the year. We have garden of roses, but I am interested in cacti too and plants generally. All those colorful flowers and different shapes are breathtaking. I also love baking, home organizing and of course photography.

What do you want people to know about your work?

I frequently use soap spheres on the top of my soaps. I adore sphere as a perfect form from nature (planets, stars…), simple but strong and complete. If you leave out spheres from any of my soaps it is not the same anymore.

Romance From SopalinaRomance From Sopalina
Romance From Sopalina

What have you done that surprised you?

Became a soap maker. I am still surprised, that wasn’t in my wildest dreams!

What makes you laugh about making soap?

The fact soap making is never ending game. You never know exactly how will all go and what to expect at the end, despite all the plans ahead of time. That’s the charm of the game which fascinates me since the beginning.

What do you want readers to know about you or your soap making business i.e. other products, ingredients, research… Anything you’d like to mention here.

As a soap maker, I am trying to make high quality soap at the first place, but I am customer too. I also like to see things from that point of view and offer something I would expect myself. I like eye catching product, able to attract my attention in any way, to have packaging which is easy to open (I need a device to open many of everyday commercial products), I like to see the product (at least partially) through packaging and regarding soaps, to be possible to smell it. My goal is to fulfill all of this and add a personal, artistic touch to my soaps.

Sunny Mold from Sopalina
Sunny Mold from Sopalina
Honey Dream from Sopalina
Honey Dream from Sopalina
Lavish from Sopalina
Lavish from Sopalina
Passion from Sopalina
Passion from Sopalina
Sunny Fiesta from Sopalina
Sunny Fiesta from Sopalina
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New Sorcery Soaps!

Guinea Pig Soap

So many new soaps available. To put all things right, there are some Sorcery Coupons and Discounts available for a few days/weeks.

Sorcery Soap Book Sale
Sorcery Soap Book Sale
Sorcery Soap Discount
Sorcery Soap Discount
Unicorn Evidence Soap
Unicorn Evidence Soap
Puffy Heart Soap
Puffy Heart Soap
Scary Pumpkin Soap
Scary Pumpkin Soap
Crimson Sorcery Soap
Crimson Sorcery Soap
Guinea Pig Soap
Bee Soap
Magic Mushroom Sorcery Soap
Magic Mushroom Sorcery Soap
Winter Sorcery Soap
Winter Sorcery Soap
Cotton Tail Sorcery Soap
Cotton Tail Sorcery Soap
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Interview with Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone

Interview with Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone
You probably already know some things about Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone like her luxury soaps, her wonderful vibrant attitude and now, brilliantly colored hair, but you might not know some of the insights to her creativity she reveals in this interview.

1.)  What was the first bath and/or body product you created? 

       Oh wow, EVER?  If I had to go way, WAY back… I made jars of “perfume” as a kid and sold them door to door in my neighborhood.  (Along with grasshoppers on leashes because I truly believed that they made wonderful pets.)  I would load up my little red wagon with jars full of water and flower petals… and sell them to people who were too nice to tell a little girl that she was selling jars of gross, stinky water.    However, my first real foray into the world of bath and body began when, as a baby, my son had horrible diaper rash.  I had heard that handmade soap was best for sensitive bums, but I was too nervous to start with cold process so I found a melt and pour kit at a hobby store as a little test run.  I made a simple, single-color molded melt and pour soap that was plain as plain could be, and from there, I wanted to learn everything I could about making soap.

2.)  Was there a moment you knew soap making was for you? 

Interview with Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone
Interview with Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone
       The moment that I cut my first completed batch of cold process soap, I was hooked 100%.  Like many first-time cold process soapers, I geared up for that first batch like I was working with the world’s deadliest virus… in a construction zone, and there MIGHT be a chance of a fire.  I wore every piece of protective gear known to man and I had read so many books and done so much research, yet I still felt terrified that I was going to blow up the house.  Once the batch was made, I must have checked it at least a hundred times that day (no exaggeration).  When it was finally time to cut it, I sliced it and this amazing feeling came over me while I looked at those short, dumpy bars of soap.  I had made this.  I had made it from scratch.  That’s when the soap bug bit me and I wanted to make a million more batches right then and there.
3.)  Were there creative endeavors in your past that you can see contributed to discovering soap making?  What do you see, in hindsight, that prepared you for your soap endeavors?

      I have always been a creative person who likes to learn new hobbies.  I bake, sew, crochet, paint, sculpt, dabble in glass blowing and woodworking, you-name-it. I’ve always had an interest in how things are made and love being able to express myself through different creative mediums.  I am a very hands-on person who refuses to pay for something if I think that I can do it myself.  Even if it costs me more to make something, I see the value in making it myself… in understanding the process behind it, and having the

Interview with Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone
Spicy Pinecone Soap

ability to tweak things and put my own creative spin on them.  I believe that being exposed to my various hobbies allowed me to give myself the freedom to try new things in my soap making process.  I’m not afraid of loud, fun colors, obscene amounts of sparkle, and/or trying a new technique.

4.)  Are there any aspects of soap making that others may not know about you?
      When I make a batch of soap, I like to keep design planning to a minimum.  I plan out the recipe and fragrance, of course, but as far as design, I may have an IDEA, but I rarely plan it out 100%.  I like being able to throw in a new color because I feel like it or swirling when I wasn’t originally going to.  Being fluid in the design allows me to come up with ideas in the moment and keeps things fun and interesting.
5.)  You attended the Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Guild Conference in Las Vegas this year.  What were your favorite aspects?
     This is actually the first time I’ve been able to make the HSCG Conference!  Every other year, things have conspired to keep me away, so I was determined to make it this year.  I purchased the tickets way in advance and set the trip in stone… at least as much as I possibly could.  I was thrilled to get to meet so many soapers.   It was a gathering of MY PEOPLE.  Looking around the conference, it was a bit mind-blowing.  To have that many fellow bubble nerds and soap supplies in one place was incredible.  Meeting soapers in-person and making that face-to-face connection was just invaluable and was definitely my favorite part of the conference.
     Along with meeting new people, the presentations were fantastic.  Many of the speakers had an abundance of great information on a variety of different topics.  There really was something for everyone there.  Plus, once the conference was concluded for the day… you were in Vegas.  Not hard to stay entertained there.  😉

6.)  If you could change something about our industry, what would that be? 

Interview with Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone
PInk Spicy Pinecone Soap
      I think that in the soap making industry, there is an incredible amount of information out there for new soap makers.  There are amazing books, YouTube videos, and blog articles that are fantastic sources for beginning the research process prior to making bath and body items.  However, with the abundance of information, I also believe it’s easy for a new soaper to find themselves following a recipe or trying a technique that may not be safe.  I am all for sharing knowledge and experience, but I think that when one does so, they have a moral obligation to ensure that they are presenting the best and safest method they can for the goal they are trying to accomplish.  And for those that are just beginning in this industry, make sure that you have reliable information from different sources.  Research, research, research.
7.)  What is your favorite part of soap making?  
    Oh my goodness, there are so many fun things about making soap.  I think if I HAD to choose, my favorite part has got to be cutting into a soap loaf.  One of those soap loaves where you did a crazy, funky swirl with weird colors and you’re just dying to know what’s on the inside.  You slice it, pull up a bar, and it’s like Christmas morning when you discover that you did, in fact, knock that latest batch out of the park.
8.)  What makes you laugh about soap making?

     I always find it funny when something goes crazily, horribly awry.  It could be that you have a fragrance that is SUPPOSED to be well-behaved, but it decided to turn Cujo on you and you’re left scrambling to create

Interview with Sarah Milroy from Spicy Pinecone
Spicy Pinecone Soap

something that may be salvageable.  I used to get upset about soap gremlins but you have to realize that if you make soap long enough and/or try new things… sometimes you’re going to have a batch that goes nuts.  It’s easier to laugh about it and know that you’ve learned from it, than to regret it and pine for the soap that never was.

9.)  Is there something not many know about you?  
     Something that people may not know is how much of a role that music plays in my soap making.  When I make YouTube videos, I don’t allow the music to play in the video (hello, copyright!), but the vast majority of the time, once everything is measured… I pull up my playlist and let the music play.  It helps loosen me up and get me in a creative mindset.  I make some of my best batches with music to support me… and my lab doesn’t care if I sing out of tune.  😉

For those who have read this far… Here is your reward!

Spicy Pinecone: coupon code “SORCERY15” for 15% off orders until August 31, 2017.  

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Fight for Independence

Pom Pom Sorcery Soap

I’ve been wondering what is important in this life.

In this wondering I realized the one thing I have avoided my entire life was control. In that avoidance of control I have not allowed any one thing to be so important it has controlled me. Some have tried to control my honor with money; some have tried to control my creativity with power and money; some have tried to control my expression with influence and promises.

All this I have avoided. Because I have avoided this control I have been homeless, penniless, and friendless. I have never been alone. Not just because of my trusty sidekick Truman (he’s only been with me for a few years) but because I have had my internal guidance – mostly.

Having an internal guidance wasn’t always the case. I realized I did not have an internal guidance when I was 17. On my own for the first time and I realized my internal voice sounded like my mater’s. My inner voice was absent. I didn’t have a thought that wasn’t tinged with her venom, her harsh criticism or her out-right hatred for me. I had no idea what was right or wrong for me.

When I began this life, thrown into it without the simple knowledge of how to open a checking account, I had $300 and one change of clothes which was my work uniform. More than the lack of material goods and lack of home I did not have an honor code. There was no bottom line for me. My judgment had not grown.

I had only known what actions and words would cause violence and or shouting.

There is much to consider from then till now, but without writing the book, I will summarize… I have never allowed myself to be so controlled since. I didn’t realize this was the under current of my actions and choices until today when I asked, “what controls me?” Why didn’t the money make me stay? Why didn’t those words make me choose differently? Why didn’t that threat make me cower?

I have tested the waters, learned what my conscious has to say, found my bottom line by testing where I begin and end and come away knowing more about what I am attracted to and what repels me.

I have since maintained an inner dialogue about my surroundings that is true for me, even when the rest of the world did not see things the same way. I have stood up against the group of “friends” when they shunned me and stood up against society when “their way” wasn’t my way. I have told my truth to others who did not want to hear it and the cleave was so vast the friendship broke apart.

I can say I have not allowed myself to be controlled from that first lesson. I did not see this undercurrent of desire for freedom until today.

Today, with my little soapery, amazing co-conspirators in the art of soap molding – Soap Witches and Soap Sisters – I have created a world I can live in with honor and independence. I now have an inner dialogue so clear and true that when expressed is seen with as much delight as created it.

Thank you, each one of you, for being you and contributing to the weave of our fateful, magical web.

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Sorcery Soap Coupon Just Because

Sorcery Soap Coupon

Sorcery Soap Discount Get 15% off your Entire Order

Good till June 1, 2017

Use Coupon Code: “JustBecause15” at check out

Important News:  the website is updated and working smoothly.

After about 30 hours of work and Sorcery Soap website is fully functioning!

Shop Now!

UPDATES:

  1. You can use the credit card of your choice, not just Paypal to make a purchase,
  2. You can buy ebooks with actual products with one purchase i.e. Soap Dough and Ebooks,
  3. No check out error codes!
Sorcery Soap Sale
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Excellent Meal Excellent Soap

Sorcery Soap Creatures

Do you remember the last time you went to enjoy a beautifully crafted meal by an amazing chef?

Do you remember the last time you went to this same restaurant, had the consciously and precisely made plate set down in front of you?

Do you remember sitting there with the perfection of that plate sitting in front of you and not eat it?

Do you remember asking, “this meal is too beautiful to eat, could you put in a doggy bag for me? I want to keep it.”

Of course not.

You would eat it, enjoy it for hours, days or even the rest of your life. Why? Because of the experience. You would ponder it long afterward, wonder if you could dine at the that restaurant again and enjoy that chef’s creations.

Food creates memories. Why not soap? Soap is much more personal.

Why would you NOT use a beautifully constructed soap? Are you not worth it? Using this soap is what is meant for… To be enjoyed, to be used, to be experienced.

And, soap lasts so much longer than a meal.

Sorcery Soaps are not a corporate production. Hand crafted to the most minute aspect, all thought out as much as any creation can be. Each soap more perfected, each soap with just a bit more sorcery added. All this is just soap… Meant to be used, enjoyed and experienced… And possibly experience a touch of magic.