Tiger Stripe Soap Challenge

Tiger Stripe SoapI am so happy  to be able to take part in this challenge organized by Amy.  Last year was really interesting and fun, so when Amy let us know the challenge would be organized again this year, I was really excited.Tiger Stripe Soap

For the 1st week, we had to make a Tiger Stripe soap.  Nice challenge, as I have never tried it before. But… I didn’t choose the right colors, and for this challenge the colors are essential.  The black obtained through the black clay was not as dark as I wanted, or maybe I should have put some more clay.  For the orange I used annatto powder.  I saw this as a soap for men so I scented it with Vetiver and Cedarwood essential oils .

Tiger Stripe SoapThanks   Amy for organizing this, I will certainly give another try to this technique with some other colors.

35 Comments Add yours

  1. Marika says:

    There is nothing wrong with the colors. And you got the most perfect stripes! Before reading your post I actually said to my husband that he should come and see how beautiful colors Natalia´s soap has 🙂 And I still love that fact that you use all natural ingredients.

    1. mijnzeep1 says:

      Ohh, thanks Marika, your words count for me , you know…
      I am happy you like it (more than I do) 🙂
      Your 2 tiger soaps are so pretty, congratulations!

  2. Amy Warden says:

    This is definitely a beautiful soap, Natalia! I love the more natural look and the scent choice is perfect!

  3. Pretty! Looks like marble.

  4. Liz says:

    I love how natural it looks~ and that fragrance blend sounds amazing!

  5. byswanee says:

    Superbe la régularité des stripes. J’adore le rendu des colorants naturels dans les savons.

    1. mijnzeep1 says:

      Merci Swanee! Je suis impatiente de voir ton savon!

  6. SoDak Soaper {Kalla} says:

    I think it looks great..love the natural look! The layers and stripes are so perfect..you must have a very steady hand. Great job! 🙂

    1. mijnzeep1 says:

      Thanks, Kalla! Can’t wait to see your soap!

  7. Tina Berryer says:

    What perfect lines you have. Superior!

  8. Cee says:

    I love that you used natural colorants for this Nat, it looks like natural tiger stripes! The colors are superb…I love it!

  9. Séverine says:

    ha génial, je le trouve hyper originale, bravo

  10. Kenna says:

    Love the natural colors, Natalia! Looks lovely, and wonderfully thin and even striping, too!

  11. Jennifer says:

    Lovely! Really reminds me of a tiger!!

  12. Geta says:

    Vai, ce frumos a iesit, culoarea gri se armonizeaza tare bine cu portocaliu si bineinteles imi place ca sunt culori naturale !

  13. Head 2 Toe says:

    It is the perfect combination.

  14. Even if it’s not a huge contrast in colours, there’s still enough to see how wonderfully steady your hand must be to create such even lines between the layers. And the toy tiger is so cute!

  15. Colchique says:

    Natalia, superbe réussite ! Bravo !

    Tes savons sont merveilleux et très belle rėgularité du marbrage. Chapeau bas !

    Les couleurs sont très belles et evoquent bien le tigre. J’adore !

  16. Dana Huff says:

    The stripes are perfect!

  17. Jenny says:

    Gorgeous, Natalia! It looks just like tiger stripes. I like that you used natural colorants and essential oils. Bravo!

  18. Eileen says:

    I really like this, the colours look so earthy. And what a steady hand you have!

  19. Cris Bean says:

    I think your scent choice works wonderfully with the natural colors!

  20. DivaSoap says:

    What a perfect concentric circles! The most precise soap I’ve seen so far!
    And the colours are great, they are so tiger alike

  21. Hello there!

    Your stripes are absolutely perfect! I love the subtlety of this one, truly, truly beautiful!

  22. Very nice soap. You have the tiger stripes just perfect, and I love the colours, beeautifuly 🙂 Linda

  23. Carol-Soaplicity says:

    I think your colors are great! I love your use of natural colors-great job!

  24. Jan says:

    wow your swirls are just perfect Natalia and the fragrance sounds great, I love the way Vetiver smells in soap, awful in the bottle but fantasic in a soap bar, lovely work!

  25. Liza says:

    Un sapun foarte reusit! Perfect! Felicitari!

  26. Natalia, I love your natural colors! And I’m in awe of the precision of your stripes! Great job! 🙂

  27. Gordana says:

    This is really gorgeous! So precise but still rustic – one of the most beautiful soap I’ve seen lately! Grate job Nat!

  28. Great tiger stripes. Love the natural look of this soap.

  29. Jessica says:

    The consistently of your soap must have been perfect- your lines look great! I really love how this turned out for you. Cedar wood is the best smell for a man, reminds of a handsome lumberjack!

  30. iulia says:

    Imi plac mult culorile si perfectiunea dungilor. esti foarte priceputa Natalia! Oricum, eu cel mai plin si desavarsit negru l-am obtinut pana acum cu cacao (de fapt un maro foarte inchis)

  31. Ann says:

    Such even, thin layers – really gorgeous. I love your use of natural colorants… the blue-gray look of the black clay is quite lovely! Unique EO blend as well.

  32. Gorgeous soap!!!!

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