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Thursday, June 24, 2010
Use Bramble Berry's original clipart to make this fun pennant banner and soap flags! Our clipart designs are perfect for a baby shower, birthday, bridal shower or maybe an eye-catching display for a craft show. And the best part? There's no charge for these clipart designs!
Make the large banner say any word or phrase you like from 'Happy Birthday' to Your Business Name. Then use the small soap flags for personalized messages or pricing for your products!
For the Large Pennant:
ONE: Print out the letters you need for your personalized word or phrase (We've included each letter of the alphabet in this file).
TWO: Cut out each pennant leaving a flap along the top edge. The shorter edge will be on top with the point facing down.
THREE: Fold the white flap to the back of the triangle.
FOUR: Lay your string or ribbon across the fold. Apply glue or double stick tape to the flap and fold down. Repeat with each letter. TIP: Make sure you are stringing your letters in the right reading order!
FIVE: Hang your pennant banner with pride!
Tools and Ingredients:
To Make the Soap:
ONE: Melt the Clear melt & pour base and add a few drops of color and fragrance to your prersonal preference.
TWO: Pour into Scallop molds, filling about halfway up.
THREE: Add a few drops of the same color and fragrance into the melted white melt & pour base.
FOUR: After the first clear layer has a thick skin, spray it with rubbing alcohol and then pour the white melt and pour base over the clear layer, taking care that the white soap is not above 130 degrees.
FIVE: Allow to set-up for four hours or until the soap is completely solid. Remove from molds.
Is this your first time layering melt & pour soap? Watch our Soap Queen TV episode on layering for in-depth instructions and tips.
To Make the Soap Pennants:
ONE: Print out the small pennants on cardstock. We've provided a 2 page PDF file. On page one you'll find some of our favorite fragrances and fun phrases while page two is a blank canvas for you to fill in with your own wording.
TWO: Cut out the individual pennants.
THREE: Fold the pennant in half and write your message on one or both sides.
FOUR: Unfold the pennant and flip it over on its back (blank part up). Add a thin line of Elmer's Glue from tip to tip (a glue stick or double stick tape would work as well).
FIVE: Then carefully fold the pennant around the top of a skewer and squeeze the paper together until the backs adhere. Let dry.
SIX: Stick in your soaps and display with pride!
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Check out this new, original soap design from ELF molds. The Peace Sign is a big hit with kids and the classic style invites many variations.
In this example we used Fuchsia and Lime LabColor in clear base for the peace sign and white melt & pour soap base for the background. For the scent we used Fresh Bamboo - for a truly peaceful bar of soap.
Learn to make beautifully swirled cold process soap using the "in-the-pot swirl" technique. This is a magical-seeming technique where you pour all of your colors into the soap pot and end up with the beautiful soap above when it goes into the mold! Learn all of the secret tips and techniques for making this gorgeous Cold Process soap.
Christy Rose, from KBShimmer, joins Anne-Marie on this advanced episode of Soap Queen TV. Click here to get VIP access for just $7.95.
Check out our five easy melt and pour projects that you can make for the manly man in your life: Army Soap, Golfer Soap, Golf Ball Soap, Shaving Soap and Vintage Baseball Card Soap.
Bramble Berry Soapmaking Supplies
2138 Humboldt Street, Bellingham, Washington, 98225 phone: 360.734.8278 [email protected]
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