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Experimenting with Soap Sample Packaging

When soap making, it's inevitable to have leftover slivers of soap of each batch when cutting bars. I enjoy working with these pieces and try to come up with ways to utilize everything. These end-pieces can be great samples or party favors.  My recent idea was to use the sample pieces and package it to resemble a matchbook. The inspiration came to me a few weekends ago when visiting my local watering hole in Laguna Beach, The Saloon cocktail bar. They have a jar of matchbooks just like many locations used to give away (bars, hotels, restaurants) and it would include their logo. I don't smoke, but always like collecting different matchbooks. Not many places do this anymore (probably since outlawing...

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