Yesterday, we made some suggestions for gifts you could give to your favourite crafter. I can’t believe I forgot all about mixers! Click here for another post on ideas for presents! When it comes to hand mixers, I like to have one that has loads of attachments. When I’m teaching at Voyageur Soap & Candle, we … Read morePresent ideas for crafters – mixers!
Everyone I know tells me it’s hard to shop for me as I make everything I want, so I thought I’d share a list of things you could buy for the bath & body crafter in your world. I wrote about this topic a few years ago, and thought I’d update it for 2017. Please … Read moreChristmas present ideas for the crafters in your world – stuff for your workshop
Is it? It’s not even Hallowe’en yet! But for us crafty types, we need to start planning early! If you’re a soaper, your busy season started in August to allow for cure times. For the rest of us, if we’re ordering ingredients on-line, we should be awaiting our packages as I write. If you don’t … Read moreIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Whipped butters
Christmas and Hannukah are almost here, and if you’re looking to make some awesome gifts for your loved ones, join me over the next week for loads of ideas. LOTION BARSYou can get the ingredients for these little lovelies at your local health food store if you can’t get to a supplier or get things … Read moreIt’s that time of year again! DIY presents – lotion bars
I know it’s only a few weeks until Christmas and Hannukah (and my birthday, hint hint), so I thought I’d share some ideas for presents you could get for bath & body crafters or yourself. (I encourage you to look at this post on presents for crafters from 2014 as I have many more ideas there … Read morePresents for crafters: Mixing and measuring
Making and giving handmade presents for the holidays is an awesome way to show someone you care about them. That you’ve taken the time to consider what product they might like, what fragrances they love or hate, and how they might use them. With that in mind, here are a few considerations when you’re making … Read moreTwenty-six days until Christmas? Wow!
We’re being battered by rain storms here on the West Coast, so it’s a good time to get indoors and into the workshop! If you want to make a really luxurious product for your friends this holiday season, you can’t go wrong with a whipped butter. They’re super easy to make and look gorgeous! I … Read moreA few thoughts for a wet and rainy Wednesday
It’s hard to find presents for the crafter in your life because what we want tends to be really specific to the projects you want to make, but there are a few things the bath & body crafter might like! Pyrex jugs. I find we can never have enough heatproof containers for crafting. I like … Read moreA crafter’s Christmas list: A few gift ideas…
Yeah, I know, it seems a bit early to talk about Christmas – it’s more than 3 months away – but if you are planning on making bath & body products as gifts, the time’ll go faster than you imagine! So what things should you consider before making Christmas presents? Order your supplies soon! I … Read moreA few thoughts about making Christmas presents
…in the Barclay-Nichols’s household. (Don’t hit me!) It’s might seem like Christmas is a huge 61 days away, but when you’re a crafter, you have to start early! I don’t think it’s helpful for me to start posting recipes on December 1st because you need time to try out these products, see how the fragrances … Read moreIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…