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Oct
10

Fall Leaves MP Soap Recipe


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Fall Leaves MP SoapFall Leaves MP Soap Recipe

You know it’s fall when the colors of the leaves on the trees begin to change. Autumn is always a season of change, as the colors of the leaves can resemble the changing atmosphere outside. The air also starts to begin to cool down, and everything outside seems to resemble its final stages of beauty before winter hits. Our Fall Leaves MP Soap Recipe is a great way to incorporate these magnificent colors of fall into your home.

 

Fall Leaves MP Soap Recipe Ingredients Available at Natures Garden

Maple Whiskey Toddy Fragrance Oil
Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap Base
Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
Red Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Brown Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Orange Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
White 8 oz Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

 

Other Ingredients and Supplies You’ll Need:
Scale
Small Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Paint Brush
Rubbing Alcohol (in a bullet bottle)
Wax Paper
Baking Pan
Leaves

Different Types of Leaves

The fun aspect of this recipe is that there are a lot of different types of leaves that you can choose from. I’m going to highlight some different types of common leaves. This should help you decide which leaves you’d want to use for this recipe. Just know that some leaves can come in rounded shapes, pointy shapes, or even very narrow shapes. Depending on where you live can affect your access to different types of leaves. Outlined below are some more common leaves that you can find almost anywhere.

Options for Different Types of Leaves

For a larger, more full leaf you could decide to go with the Maple leaf which will give you almost a star shaped leaf. If you wanted a smooth, rounded leaf you could also use a Southern Magnolia. For a smaller, more rounded leaf, the Hickory might be what you are looking for. Another pretty leave that you can use is the Red Maple. The Red Maple leaf has three, rigid triangular points on its end that are unique to the shape of the leaf. There are many more shapes and sizes that you can use, it’s up to you to decide what you want.

Fall Leaves MP Soap Recipe: Ingredient Spotlight

Before we begin creating the Fall Leaves MP Soap Recipe, Let’s take a closer look at some of the ingredients that we will be using.

Maple Whiskey Toddy Fragrance OilFeaturing Maple Whiskey Toddy Fragrance Oil

Maple Whiskey Toddy is commonly used as a warm, after dinner drink that is mostly enjoyed in the cooler months of fall. This warm beverage first entices the user with notes of maple and rum, which is then followed by a smooth vanilla base and buttery caramelized sugar. This fragrance oil can be used to create handcrafted soap. In addition to soap, when used in candle making, this fragrance will leave a nice, strong aroma for your home. This fragrance can be used in candle waxes, potpourri, bath oils, lotions, and cleaning products as well. The possibilities are endless! Use this maple fragrance oil to bring the warm sensations of fall into your home.

Top Notes:  Vanilla Essence, Lemon Peel, Chilled Whiskey Accord
Mid Notes: Amber Blooms, Vermont Maple Syrup Accord, Damask Rose
Base Notes: White Tonka Beans, Frosted Musk, White Cedarwood

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour SoapUses for Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap from Natures Garden Soap Making Supplies has a high moisturizing content and is great for lathering qualities in any homemade soap recipe. The higher the amount of lather in the soap, the more suds it will create as you use it. This soap base is very fun to use in recipes where you want to bring out any vibrant colors in your soap.

 

Vanilla White Color StabilizerUses for Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

There are a lot of different aqueous bases that tend to have color stability problems from vanillin and other aromatic ingredients. Vanilla White Color Stabilizer can be used in any soap making or bath products that you create for keeping the original true color in your creation.

Gathering the LeavesGathering the Leaves

The first step is to gather leaves. Some good places to gather them include the local park, your backyard, or in a forest.  We used different types and sizes of leaves for making this recipe. We collected around 30 leaves. Regardless of this number, we were still able to reuse some of the leaves a few times. The size of the leaves will impact how much this recipe will yield. Using larger leaves will produce a smaller amount of Fall Leaves when making this Nature’s Garden soap recipe.  After collecting the leaves, place them on a wax paper lined pan. Putting the leaves on the wax paper will ensure that they peel off easier. In addition, it will keep your work area clean. This will guarantee the best result with your Fall Leaves Soap Recipe.

Melting the Melt and Pour SoapMelting the Melt and Pour Soap

This next step to take is to prepare your soap base for melting. Use your soap cutter to cut and weigh 40 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap Base. Cutting the soap into smaller chunks will make the process of melting the soap easier. Next, take the soap and place it in a microwave safe bowl or container. Microwave the chunks of soap. Depending on your microwave, it can take less than 15 seconds to melt the soap. The soap needs to be melted completely, otherwise; your soap won’t look as smooth as it could look.  

Coloring the MP SoapColoring the MP Soap

After the soap is completely melted, the next step is coloring the MP soap base. The fun part about this recipe is that you can add any color to the soap base and layer on any color onto the leaf. You can set up multiple bowls, all with 40 grams of Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap Base. Then, once you are finished painting your leaves with that color, you can start this process over and create another color of soap. We don’t recommend creating all of your colors at once because the soap will setup too quickly if you create more than one at a time.

Different Types of Color Combinations

There are many different color combinations that are available to you in this recipe. So, when creating this recipe, we found that the first few layers will create a translucent look. Once we added about four layers it created a solid leaf that you could not see through.  So, we used this to our advantage. For example, if you add a layer of red oxide colored soap and a second layer of the Kelly green, then you can get a leaf a beautiful red- green combo. Another color combination is Yellow with the Kelly Green which will give you a vibrant yellow-green color. You can also try the Orange Oxide with the Red Oxide colorant to give you a bright red-orange colored leaf that will stand out from the rest of the colors. There are a lot of other color combinations that you can experiment with.

Adding the Fragrance Oil to the SoapAdding the Fragrance Oil to the Soap

The next step is to add your fragrance to the mixed soap base. You want to add 2 grams of the Maple Whiskey Toddy Fragrance Oil. Then add 2 grams of the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. Fragrance oil with a vanillin content can cause discoloration in finished soap. The reason it does this is because fragrance oil will oxidize over time. To keep our mixture true to its color, we add the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to make sure we keep the original color we had in the bowl.  After adding the fragrance to the mixture, stir it thoroughly with the mixing spoons. 

Painting the Fall Leaf MP SoapPainting the Fall Leaf MP Soap

Take the paintbrush and paint each one of the leaves. You don’t want to apply too thick of a coat to make sure that you have enough of a soap base for all of the leaves.  After each leaf has been painted, spray it with rubbing alcohol and let it setup. After it has setup, begin spraying each leaf with the alcohol, then apply a second coat to it. The second coat doesn’t have to be the same color. You can layer whichever color you think would look the best. Keep repeating this process until you achieve 4 coats, or whichever thickness you desire. You should also know that with less layers, you will have more transparency. We did create some in this manner to give us a variety of leaves with different looks.

Removing the Soap from the LeavesRemoving the Soap from the Leaves

When the soap has finished setting up, you want to remove the soap from the leaf. To do this, you want to make sure to carefully peel away one end of the leaf, and slowly make your way across the leaf. Keep slowly peeling away the entire leaf as you don’t want it to break or crumble on you. After the soap portion of the leaf has been removed, it is ready to use!

Ways to Decorate your Home with These LeavesWays to Decorate your Home with These Leaves

You can choose any area of your home to decorate with these leaves. Some fun areas where that you can decorate with these leaves include the bathroom, kitchen, and any type of utility sink throughout the house. If you work outside in your garage, you can setup these leaves on the sink out in the garage to wash your hands off with afterward. the colors of these leaves can also be fun to incorporate into any kind of decorations that you setup for guests in your kitchen. There are many endless possibilities for how you can decorate your living area with these leaves.

Picking up leaves isn’t the only fun fall activity that you can do. There are a lot of different fall activities outlined in this Fall Festivals article from Country Living that you can do. Some of these activities include Pumpkin Patch Festivals, Apple Festivals, Corn Mazes, and many more. There are always many ways to enjoy your fall, and making this Fall Leaves Soap Recipe was just another way that you can bring the sensation of fall into your home.

Aug
31

Best Rose Fragrance Oils


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Best Rose Fragrance Oils

Are you looking for a beautiful floral fragrance oil to add to your product line? The following scents from Natures Garden are our best rose fragrance oils. These floral scented oils will give you a delightful aroma in handcrafted bath and body products or your homemade candles. Whether you are looking for a straight rose scent, or something more complex with rose notes, you are sure to find just what you are looking for.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil

First, we have a best seller from Natures Garden. Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil will give you a true fresh rose aroma. This is our truest straight rose aroma. It makes a wonderful addition to your handcrafted bath and body products or for your homemade candles and wax melts!

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil Soap

 

During our CP soap testing, we found Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil has a perfect pour, there was no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, no discoloration. It has a very strong scent retention in cured cold process soap.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil Candle

 

Next, are you looking for a pretty pink candle color to go with Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden? We suggest using two drops of red liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded red color block per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

This recipe is a cute valentine’s day craft. Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe uses aroma beads and melt and pour soap. Pick a body safe fragrance oil for your soap and a lovely fragrance oil for the aroma beads. Have fun!

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Fresh Cut Roses Fragrance Oil Recipe

Lastly, we have a beautiful handmade lotion recipe using Fresh Cut Rose Fragrance Oil. In addition, our Rose Lotion Recipe includes a rose infusion. Not only does it this lotion smell like roses, but it also uses real roses.

 

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Victorian Rose Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil

Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil has a wonderful aroma of rose and under tone base of white musk and amber. One of Natures Garden best selling rose fragrance oils. If you are looking to add a rose fragrance oil to your line whether it is for bath and body product or for your homemade candle, check out Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil CP Soap

Now, are you wondering how this rose scent performed in cold process soap? We found no ricing, no separation, and no discoloration. However, since we did find slight acceleration when soaped at 100 degrees Fahrenheit, we suggest soaping at room temperature with Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil. Although soaping with this fragrance is well worth the effort, the cured soap has a very strong scent retention.

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candles, we suggest using two drops of red liquid candle dye. You can also shred a red color block into your melted wax. Our color suggestion is based on four pounds of wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Victorian Rose Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Rose Milk Bath Recipe is a wonderful bath soap. This rose milk soak uses real roses to help you soap your troubles away. This fabulous recipe will leave your skin feeling silky soft.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Burgundy Rose Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Burgundy Rose Fragrance Oil

Next, Natures Garden has a sensational fragrance oil called Burgundy Rose. With this fragrance oil, romanticism, luxury, and culture combine to produce this luxurious fragrance blend. Burgundy Rose has sensual notes of fresh white floral nuances, blended with exquisite burgundy wine, and warmed by precious musk and apple wood.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Burgundy Rose Fragrance Oil

 

During our cold process soap testing, we found no discoloration, no separation, no ricing. We found some acceleration so we suggest soaping at room temperature.  However, it has an amazing scent retention once cured.

 

 

Our color suggestion for homemade candles, based on a four pound batch of wax is to shred a small amount of burgundy color blocks into your melted wax. Alternatively, you can use five drops of burgundy liquid candle dye.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Burgundy Rose Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Soaking in a warm, long bubble bath sounds amazing, right? Natures Garden has the perfect recipe for you to make and add to your bath. Check out Natures Garden Burgundy Rose Bath Milk Soak Recipe.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Cannabis Rose Type Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Cannabis Rose Type Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a very unique fragrance oil from Natures Garden. Cannabis Rose Type Fragrance Oil is an uncommon blend, in the best possible way. This fascinating fragrance oil consists of Bulgarian rose, pomegranate flower, bergamot, cannabis accord, sheer jasmine, dark chocolate, white musk, patchouli, and oolong tea.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Cannabis Rose Type Fragrance Oil Soap

 

As a result of our CP soap testing, we found good scent retention and perfect pour. We found no ricing, no separation, no acceleration, and no discoloration.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Cannabis Rose Type Fragrance Oil Candle

 

To get a pink color for your homemade candle, we suggest using two drops of red liquid candle dye per four pound wax. Also, you can use a small amount of shredded red color block in your melted wax,

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Cannabis Rose Type Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Maybe you’d rather use soap then shaving cream? Perfectly Pampered Shaving Soap Recipe uses our wonderful yogurt butter soap base! In addition rose clay is added making this shaving soap perfect for sensitive skin.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Sweetheart Roses Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a sensual aroma of velvet rose petals, fresh oriental tea leaves, rounded out with base notes of soft musk. Sure to set a romantic mood. We think you will love this! An NG Original!

 

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil did fairly well when we tested it in CP soap. We found it has awesome scent retention! Also, there was no separation, no discoloration, no ricing. There was slight acceleration but soaping at room temperature should help.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil Candle

When coloring your homemade candle in wow wax, soy wax, or joy wax, we suggest using three drops of red liquid candle dye and one drop of purple liquid candle dye. Also, you can shred some red and purple color blocks into your melted wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Sweetheart Roses Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

These cute heart shaped sugar scrubs are easy to make and exfoliate your skin. Our Solid Sugar Scrub Recipe exfoliates while it cleans, with the addition of our goat milk soap base.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils NG Rose & Violet Type Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils NG Rose & Violet Type Fragrance Oil

Another fabulous fragrance oil from Natures Garden, NG  Rose & Violet Type Fragrance Oil is a soothing medley of wild rose and sweet violet blossoms with touches of coconut, orange, and musk.

 

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils NG Rose & Violet Type Fragrance Oil Soap

 

While testing NG Rose & Violet Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found no ricing, slight acceleration, no separation, and no discoloration.  It also retains a scent that is both beautiful and strong.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils NG Rose & Violet Fragrance Oil Candle

 

We suggest coloring your homemade candle with two drops of red liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded red color block per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils NG Rose & Violet Type Fragrance Oil Recipe

Rose Violet Bath Melts Recipe not only use this glorious and fragrance oil but it also uses real dried roses! In addition, let your body enjoy the addition of skin loving oils and melt the blues away.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Alien Princess Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Alien Princess Fragrance Oil

A magical fragrance oil by Natures Garden that will make you feel like the Princess of the Universe!  Notes of bright melon and sparkling mandarin are mixed with orange blossom, star jasmine, and rose.  A woody base is supplemented by vanilla and musk.  Compare Nature’s Garden’s Alien Princess Fragrance to the famous Alien Fragrance.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Alien Princess Fragrance Oil Soap

Our results show Alien Princess Fragrance Oil discolors to a sand color but has an excellent scent retention. Also, we found no separation, slight ricing that stick blends out, and slight acceleration.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Alien Princess Fragrance Oil Candle

We recommend using three drops of teal liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Another option is to shred a small amount of teal color block into your melted wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oil Alien Princess Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Last, for Alien Princess Fragrance Oil, we have Ghost Soap Recipe. Using melt and pour soap and whipped soap base, you can easily make these soaps.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil

Next, we have our Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a romantic combination of fragrance oils and essential oils, which blends floral notes such as lilac, gardenia, carnation, lavender, and hyacinth on a strong bouquet of roses.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil Soap

Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil discolors to a tan in CP soap. Also, we found no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and scent holds well.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil Candle

When coloring your homemade candles, we suggest using four drops of burgundy and four drops of red liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. You can also shred an ample amount of burgundy and red color blocks into your melted wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil Recipe

Passion Massage Oil Recipe is wonderful for massages and is scented with our Aromatherapy Passion Fragrance Oil! This massage oil recipe uses coconut oil along with pink rose petals to set the mood for a night of passion.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Awaphui Seaberry Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Awapuhi Seaberry Fragrance Oil

This lovely fragrance oil starts with top notes of tart seaberries, Italian bergamot extract, marine, and ozonic notes; flowing nicely into middle notes of jasmine, geranium, and fresh rose petals; well-balanced with a base note of white musk. Awaphui Seaberry Fragrance Oil will leave a lovely aroma from your homemade candle. Also, Awapuhi Seaberry Fragrance Oil will make great bath and body products.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Awapuhi Seaberry Fragrance Oil Soap

We found Awaphui Seaberry Fragrance Oil was perfect in CP soap. No discoloration, no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation. In addition, the cured soap had an amazing scent retention.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Awapuhi Seaberry Fragrance Oil Candle

If you want to dye your homemade candles, we suggest shredding a small amount of teal color blocks into your melt wax. Also, you can use two drops of teal liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Awapuhi Seaberry Fragrance Oil

Awapuhi Seaberry Cold Process Soap Recipe uses the in the pot swirl technique for a phenomenal finished cp soap. The soap will have an amazing scent retention. Check it out!

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Butterfly Hugs Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a creative fresh blend of apple blossom, lily of the valley and rose petals.  A Best Seller!

Top Notes:  lemon, orange, apple blossom

Mid Notes:  jasmine, rose petals, lily of the valley, gardenia

Base Notes:  cashmere woods, musk

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil Soap

Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil is an awesome fragrance oil for CP soap! Our results show no ricing, slight acceleration, no separation, no discoloration and the scent holds up beautifully.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil Candle

We suggest using one drop of liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Or you can shred a small about of red color blocks in your melted wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil Recipe

Add a special touch of art work to your soap. Play Dough Embed Soap Recipe shows you how to create a butterfly soap using play diy dough soap! Finally, we scented this soap with Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil to give the soap a wonderful floral aroma.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Heavenly Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Heavenly Fragrance Oil

Now, Natures Garden has a romantic blend of juicy McIntosh apples enhanced and sweetened by rich French jasmine, fresh rose petals, and cyclamen. Very complex! Heavenly Fragrance Oil makes great bath and body products. Also, Heavenly Fragrance Oil performs amazingly in soy wax, WOW wax, and Joy wax.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Heavenly Fragrance Oil has a strong scent retention in CP soap. Also, we found Heavenly Fragrance Oil had no ricing, perfect pour, no acceleration, no separation, and no discoloration.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Butterfly Hugs Fragrance Oil Candle

To fit the name of Heavenly Fragrance Oil, we suggest keeping your candle color white. We feel a white candle fits this fragrance perfectly.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oil French Market Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils French Market Fragrance Oil

Natures Garden has another best seller! French Market Fragrance Oil smells just like a flower stall with roses, gardenia, magnolia, tuberose and iris blossom. If you are looking for a floral fragrance oil, French Market Fragrance oil is just what your looking for.

 

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils French Market Fragrance Oil

During our testing with French Market Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found that it does discolors to beige. Also, we found there was slight acceleration, no separation, and no ricing.

 

If you want to use our color suggestion for French Market Fragrance Oil for your homemade candles, we recommend one drop of purple and twp drops of red liquid candle dye. Or you can shred a small amount of red and purple color block into your melted wax. The is based off of four pounds of wax.

 

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Angelica Fragrance OilBest Rose Fragrance Oils Angelica Fragrance Oil

Finally, this fragrance oil by Natures Garden was one we have done our very best at to create the same aromatic characteristics as the expensive essential oil.  Angelica essential oil is considered a true luxury in the formulation of fine perfumes.  Angelica fragrance begins with top notes of lemon, mandarin, jasmine, and rose;  followed by middle notes of white lily, violet, and pepper;  sitting on base notes of patchouli, sandalwood, and white musk.

Best Rose Fragrance Oils Angelica Fragrance Oil

 

Next, when testing this floral scent in cp soap, we found the soap to have a strong scent retention.  While there was slight acceleration, we found no ricing and no separation. The cured soap discolored to a toffee color.

 

Now, are you trying to decide what color to use in your homemade candle made with Angelica Fragrance Oil? We suggest using 1 drop of purple candle dye plus a little bit of blue liquid candle dye.  Alternatively, you can shred a little bit of purple and blue color blocks into your wax.  Our suggestions are based on a four pound batch of wax.