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I thought I would make a thread that lists all the places we soapmakers go to for supplies and other things.  Everyone add their favorites.  These are the ones I have saved.

Fragrance and Essential Oils:

http://www.brambleberry.com/  Fragrance & Essential oils,

http://www.wholesalesuppliesplus.com/ general soap making supplies

http://store.scent-works.com/index.html

http://www.sweetcakes.com/  Fragrance & Essential oils

http://southerngardenscents.com/   Fragrance oils

http://www.soapsupplies.net/home.html  Fragrance oils

http://www.lebermuth.com/essential_oils.php  Bulk Essential oils

http://www.newdirectionsaromatics.com/  Essential oils

http://www.rainbowmeadow.com/infocenter/calc_eoblend/blendselect.php  Essential oils

http://essentialoils.org/shop/  Bulk EO

http://www.candlesupply.com/  Fragrance oils

http://www.bittercreeksouth.com/ Fragrance oils

http://www.camdengrey.com/  Fragrance & Essential oils

http://www.libertynatural.com/  EO and herbs

http://www.daystarsupplies.com/  Fragrance oils

http://www.thesage.com/index.html/     Fragrance & Essential oils

http://www.oilsbynature.com/  Essential oils

http://www.saveonscents.com/  Fragrance oils

http://www.snowdriftfarm.com/  Fragrance & Essential oils

http://www.chemistrystore.com/

http://www.southernsoapers.com/cart/  Fragrance & Essential oils

http://www.southerngardenscents.com/  Fragrance oils

http://www.diannassundries.com/index.asp

http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/  EO's, oils and lots of herbs and powders for soap

http://www.venusenterprises.info/Collection/ eo's, fo's and some herbs-  good price on patchouli eo!

Molds:


http://www.forcraftssake.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&zenid=fd9435a9bfb2f4625342eb8d6f6d174d
Molds, cutters, packaging

http://www.uplandsoapfactory.com/store/home.php

http://www.kelseiscreations.com/

http://www.siliconesoapmolds.com/

http://silvermoonsoapmolds.com/oscommerce/catalog/index.php

http://www.shop.woodfieldswood.com/category.sc?categoryId=2  silicone molds

http://loganbearcandles.com/teststore/Molds.html  no line molds

http://www.oldwillknottscales.com/  Scales

Base Oils and lye

http://www.brambleberry.com/

http://www.wholesalesuppliesplus.com

http://www.texasnaturalsupply.com/

http://soaperschoice.com/

http://www.cibariasoapsupply.com/shop/index.php/?SID=0e1edfb09a5c0bdbfd5c2b64828f9a8f

http://www.aaa-chemicals.com/  Including bulk lye

http://www.kangarooblue.com/

http://www.essentialdepot.com/servlet/the-Sodium-dsh-Hydroxide-dsh-Lye-dsh-Tech-dsh-Grade/Categories  Bulk lye

http://www.shayandcompany.com/


Packaging:

http://www.sfherb.com/  muslin bags and lots of dried herbs

http://www.kangarooblue.com/

http://www.ecofriendlypackaging.net/index.html

http://www.forcraftssake.com/

http://www.brownkraftlabels.com/items/Soap-Wraps/list.htm  Soap cigar bands

http://store.scent-works.com/index.html

http://www.americankelco.com/envelopessleevesanchor1.html#S2X2

http://www.thesoapdish.com/packaging.htm  soap boxes and some neat gift sets

http://www.bayleysboxes.com/soap%20box.html

http://www.elementsbathandbody.com/Lg-Soap-Box-Kraft-Oval-pr-501.html

http://www.snowdriftfarm.com/kraftbox.html

https://www.tealightboxes.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=SBK-25+pack

Soap calculaters and programs

http://www.soapmaker.ca/

http://www.thesage.com/index.html/

http://www.soapcalc.com/calc/soapcalcWP.asp

http://www.saratogascents.com/cost_calculator.html  calculates tour cosr per bar

http://www.summerbeemeadow.com/SitePages/PropertiesOfOilsIndex.html   has a recipe resizer for both rectangular and cylindrical molds.

http://www.rivercitysoaps.com/dwcp/watercalc.php  a really cool tool that will tell you what your lye solution is without you having to do any math.  Very important because different calculaters will give you different solutions because they go off oil weight.

http://www.fragranceoilfinder.com/catalog/index.php  Fragrance oil finder

General soap making info

http://www.teachsoap.com/index.html

http://www.millersoap.com/

http://www.mullerslanefarm.com/soapmaking.html  Our Own Cyndi's site!

http://www.soapguild.org/

http://www.blueaspenoriginals.org/

http://soapnuts.com/index.shtml

http://www.ziggurat.org/soap/

http://www.soap-making-resource.com/index.html

http://www.summerbeemeadow.com/SitePages/PropertiesOfOilsIndex.html

http://www.mielkesfarm.com/felt_soap.htm  How to make felted soap

http://www.addictedtosoap.com/2009/03/six-color-swirl-soap-tutorial.html  How to do "In the Pot" swirls



Places to sell your soaps

http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Sell

http://www.etsy.com/

www.propay.com  Accept credit cards


OK, I think that's about all I have.  If anyone has more post em and I'll add them.


Edited by Morgaine - 11/5/09 at 7:38am
post #2 of 57

I'm gonna have to subscibe to this post . I want to try soapmaking this summer. Great idea.

post #3 of 57

Here are a couple of links I use for supplies and ideas

http://soapcrafters.com/   Oils and fragrances.  They have lots of bases also

http://www.saveonscents.com/justoils.php    Lots of oils.  They have all kinds of packaging

LF: Columbian Wyandotte, Cochins; B: OEGB, Rosecomb, d'Anvers, Delaware

"Speak kind words; hear kind echos."  "When you get to your wit's end, you'll find God lives there."  

"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." 

Fabric Temptress - http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=3104712#p3104712
 

 

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LF: Columbian Wyandotte, Cochins; B: OEGB, Rosecomb, d'Anvers, Delaware

"Speak kind words; hear kind echos."  "When you get to your wit's end, you'll find God lives there."  

"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." 

Fabric Temptress - http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=3104712#p3104712
 

 

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post #4 of 57

Dont forget soap calculators..

http://www.soapcalc.com/

5 kids, one box turtle, an awsome cat, a learning dog, and 15 chickens..  5 buff cochins, 2 black sex-link, 4 white crested black polish, 1 golden laced polish, 1 EE, 2 Black Australorp chicks ...  I love my little guys..
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5 kids, one box turtle, an awsome cat, a learning dog, and 15 chickens..  5 buff cochins, 2 black sex-link, 4 white crested black polish, 1 golden laced polish, 1 EE, 2 Black Australorp chicks ...  I love my little guys..
here is my moola invite http://www.moola.com/moopubs/b2b/exc/join.jsp?sid=4d5449744f4445784d6a673d-2
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post #5 of 57

clap

I prefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when i will give my heart. ~ Jack Nicholson 

Look! A ladder!! Maybe it leads to heaven, or a sandwich... 

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I prefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when i will give my heart. ~ Jack Nicholson 

Look! A ladder!! Maybe it leads to heaven, or a sandwich... 

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post #6 of 57
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OK I updated the first post, If you have more, post em and I'll add em.

post #7 of 57

I found it!!!! bun
I'v been seeing this in the last few posts but couldn't find it lol

Hello, I'm addicted to soaping and chickens or is that chickens and soaping?
most wonderful DH in the world, 3 boys, 2 labs, 2 cat, 1 rabbit,  3 gold fish  , 5 hens and 1 mystery chick, 22 meaties.
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Hello, I'm addicted to soaping and chickens or is that chickens and soaping?
most wonderful DH in the world, 3 boys, 2 labs, 2 cat, 1 rabbit,  3 gold fish  , 5 hens and 1 mystery chick, 22 meaties.
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post #8 of 57
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Originally Posted by chiknwhisperer 

I found it!!!! bun
I'v been seeing this in the last few posts but couldn't find it lol


Have anything you want to add?

post #9 of 57

Not yet because it looks like you about covered all the ones I know of and more. If I come across one I'll be sure to post it, otherwise I see plenty that I have not been on that I think I will visit if I can ever get myself off of here lol

Hello, I'm addicted to soaping and chickens or is that chickens and soaping?
most wonderful DH in the world, 3 boys, 2 labs, 2 cat, 1 rabbit,  3 gold fish  , 5 hens and 1 mystery chick, 22 meaties.
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Hello, I'm addicted to soaping and chickens or is that chickens and soaping?
most wonderful DH in the world, 3 boys, 2 labs, 2 cat, 1 rabbit,  3 gold fish  , 5 hens and 1 mystery chick, 22 meaties.
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post #10 of 57
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I added http://www.essentialdepot.com/servlet/the-Sodium-dsh-Hydroxide-dsh-Lye-dsh-Tech-dsh-Grade/Categories

They
sell bulk lye at a good price

http://www.shayandcompany.com/

http://www.libertynatural.com/

http://www.ziggurat.org/soap/


Edited by Morgaine - 4/18/09 at 5:31pm
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