Elegant Valentine Gifts:
Melt-And-Pour Glycerin Soap making
Date: Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: BVSD Arapahoe Campus, 6600 E Arapahoe
Cost: $60.00/per adult/child pair + materials fee
Class offered through BVSD Lifelong Learning (Register here)
Join with us to make some sweet valentine treats without the sugar!
Great for soapers of all ages, from elementary school/tweens/teens to adults!
Learn clever techniques to make your own elegant soap using layering, embedded designs, scents and more. Glycerin soap is perfect for beginning soap makers as it requires no lye and the final product will be set within an hour after pouring. Adding special flourishes and cheerful colors to a variety of molds, you'll leave with a beautiful gift packaged up for the holiday.
Beginning Soap Making: Cold Process (CP)
Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Three Leaf Farm, 445 S. 112th St. (corner of Hwy 287 & S. Public Rd in Lafayette)
Class offered through Three Leaf Farms - registration info coming...)
Making soap outside, with the sounds of chickens and goats in the background - does it get any BETTER?!? Clean and green, for sure!
Join us at Lafayette's organic Three Leaf Farm, the perfect setting to learn the value of bypassing commercial “soaps” - actually detergents that can wreak havoc on both the environment and your system beyond dry skin. Thoughtfully crafting your own soap with a few simple, skin supportive ingredients is both a creative and environmentally savvy alternative.
In this hands-on workshop,you'll learn the basics of making classic cold-process soap. We'll review safety tips, create a beginners' supply list, and get creative with customization techniques. You'll leave inspired with simple recipes, a resource list, handcrafted soap, and (quite possible) a happy obsession with a new creative pursuit. :)