Current Challenge

Registration is NOW CLOSED. It will re-open for the June challenge on Monday, June 3rd. If you’d like to receive a notification, sign up HERE.

June – Food & Drink Ingredients – Difficulty Beginner to Intermediate

Example: Soap made with tea & beet puree by Amy Warden

For June, we will be exploring food & drink ingredients in our soap!  How can you incorporate both in one soap? What benefits do they bring?  Both regular & advanced categories will be sponsored by Mountain Rose Herbs with the following prizes (in case of international winners, I will ship your prizes to you!):

Grand Prize: $50 gift certificate
Second Place: $35 gift certificate
Third Place: $25 gift certificate

Deadlines:  Registration June 3-10, blind link-up June 10-21*, visual link-up June 21-23**, voting June 24-26, winners announced June 27

July – Pointy Layers – Difficulty Intermediate to Advanced

Example: Pointy Layers soap by Tree Marie Soapworks

Our guest teacher for July is Teri Endsley of Tree Marie Soapworks. She will be showing us how to create pointy layers in our soap like the one in the photo, plus a twist for the advanced category!  This challenge is sponsored by Elements Bath & Body with the following prizes in both the regular and advanced categories:

Grand Prize: $50 gift certificate
Second Place: $35 gift certificate
Third Place: $25 gift certificate
Sponsor’s Choice: $20 gift certificate

Deadlines: Registration July 8-15, blind link-up July 15-26*, visual link-up July 26-28**, voting July 29-31, winners announced Aug 1

August – Brush Embroidery – Difficulty Intermediate

Example only by Old Ways Soap

The technique for August is Brush Embroidery – original technique by Soaping101 in 2013. We’ll have some fun twists for the challenge!  Sponsored by Winding Creek Soap & Supply

Deadlines: Registration August 5-12, blind link-up Aug 12-23*, visual link-up Aug 23-25**, voting Aug 26-28, winners announced Aug 29

Even if you don’t end up participating, you will still receive the tutorials – and you still get to vote in both categories!

*blind link-up = you can submit your entry, but you won’t be able to see it or any of the other entries.

**visual link-up = the entries will be visible in the order they were submitted, and you will be able to see your entry as soon as you submit it.

June Registration $9.95

Soap Challenge Club Subscription

  • Access Instructional Videos
  • Review Written Instructions
  • Enter Your Own Project to Qualify for Prizes
  • Interact with Other Members and Receive Feedback

Jun-Aug Registration $24.00

Soap Challenge Club Subscription

  • Access Instructional Videos
  • Review Written Instructions
  • Enter Your Own Project to Qualify for Prizes
  • Interact with Other Members and Receive Feedback