Step 1: First, you will need to gather some leaves. We used a variety of types and sizes. We collected around 30 leaves for this project. However, we were able to reuse the leaves a couple of times. The amount of soap leaves you will create with this recipe will vary greatly depending on the size of the leaves themselves. Place the leaves on a pan lined with wax paper.
Step 2: Prepare your soap base. Melt 40 grams of the diamond clear melt and pour soap base. Depending on your microwave, this can take less than 15 seconds.
Step 3: Once your soap is melted, use the guide below to add the soap colorant of your choice. Then, stir to incorporate the colorant.
Red Oxide: 3 drops
Kelly Green: 5 drops
Brown Oxide: 5 drops
Yellow Oxide: 3 drops
Orange Oxide: 4 drops
Step 4: Next, add 2 grams of the Maple Whiskey Toddy Fragrance Oil and 2 grams of the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. Stir to blend the ingredients.
Step 5: Now, using a paintbrush, paint each of the leaves. Once you have painted each leaf, spray the leaf with rubbing alcohol and paint a second coat. The second coat can be the same color or a different color. Repeat this process, adding about 4 coats of soap to each leaf or until you achieve the thickness that you desire. Using less than 4 coats will result in a transparent leaf.
Step 6: Once your soap has finished setting up, remove the leaves. Then, your soap is ready to use!
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