New creation in the Etsy shop: Champagne soap

Handmade Champagne Soap

 Champagne soap  in the Emmet Street Creations store on Etsy

I’m not a big alcohol drinker but I have a weakness for champagne. I love the pop of the cork, the way it hisses as it’s poured into a flute glass and the way the effervescent bubbles tickle my nose. Most of all, I love the dry crisp scent of a freshly poured glass. For me, that scent brings back memories of celebrations, happy times with friends and romantic evenings.

You know what I don’t like about champagne? The morning after. The stuff gives me a nasty hangover that makes me regret all of my life choices up to that point. (Perhaps because I can’t stop myself from overindulging when I get the chance.)

So, when I discovered a phthalate free champagne fragrance oil from one of my favorite soap suppliers, I knew I had to use it. This scent does not disappoint! It’s clean and airy with a hint of sweetness. It’s like having a fancy party in your shower without the nasty hangover. Made with our blend of skin loving olive, rice bran, coconut, palm and avocado oils, this soap gently cleans your skin as the scent dances around your nose.

Want to give Champagne soap a try? You can find it, along with many other tantalizing scent options, in the Emmet Street Creations store on Etsy.

New creation in the Etsy shop: Shower Fresh Handmade Soap

Shower Fresh Handmade Soap

I’ve had a busy couple of months as I restock my supplies and get ready for this summer’s Hudson Flea. The first show is May 28 from 9 am to 4 pm. Come out and meet me if you live in Northeast Ohio!

This year, I’m bringing some new scents, including this perfect unisex soap, Shower Fresh. It has hints of aftershave, orange zest and spice, making it popular with men and women alike! Its thick lather washes away the toughest grime while olive, rice bran and hemp seed oils keep skin feeling pampered.

Thick lather

Can’t make it to the Flea? No worries! You can buy this soap, and lots of other yummy scents in the Emmet Street Creations store on Etsy.


Stock up and save: 3 for $12 soap sample pack


3 for 12 soap sample pack


We’re making it easy for you to stock up and save money in the Emmet Street Creations Etsy store. Our special 3 for $12 listing lets you buy 3 bars of handmade soap for only $12.00.

How does it work? Simply browse the items in the store and when you’re ready, purchase the 3 for $12 Handmade Soap Sample Pack. At checkout, include your selections in the section titled, “Add an optional note to the seller.”  (Supplies are limited so indicate a couple alternative selections in case your first choice is sold out.)

Be adventurous and select 3 different items or load up on your favorite scent, the choice is yours!

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New creation in the Etsy shop: Handmade tea tree and Dead Sea mud soap

ea Tree and Dead Sea Clay

Handmade tea tree & Dead Sea mud soap in the Emmet Street Creations store on Etsy

A few months ago, I bought a little bag of Dead Sea clay powder and I’ve been itching to use it in a soap recipe. To turn the Dead Sea powder into Dead Sea mud, I simply added a bit of water, mixed it well and added it to my soap batter, along with tea tree essential oil, once the oils and lye emulsified.

Dead Sea clay

The end result is a luxurious bar of deep-cleansing soap. Castor oil and coconut oil give this bar a fluffy, long-lasting lather and the Dead Sea mud provides plenty of slip, which makes it great for shaving.

Tea Tree and Dead Sea Soap Lather

Want to give Tea Tree and Dead Sea mud soap a try? You can find it, along with many other tantalizing options, in the Emmet Street Creations store on Etsy.

Monday musings: Handmade soap and good, clean fun


White honeysuckle scented soap with blue, pink and yellow chunks of soap embedded in the bottom

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be selling my soap at the Hudson Flea again this summer! (I’ll be at every show except July.)  As a result, I’ve been busy in my soap lab making all of my customer favorite varieties, like Handmade Honeysuckle soap (shown above) and a few new designs and scents that I’ll unveil in the next several weeks.

I hope to see some of you North East Ohioans there!

Handmade soap

There are so many creative soap makers that inspire me. Check out some of my favorite finds on Pinterest! (Are we pinning buddies there? We should be.)

Good, clean fun

If you’re not following Emmet Street Creations on Facebook, here’s some of the fun you missed:

Previous musings from Emmet Street you might have missed

Sometimes a soap design, like the design for the Honeysuckle soap above, is a result of a huge mistake. Check out how I capitalized on my soaping failure.

This post shows what I was going for all long, but, I’ve since abandoned this design in favor of the one above which is a bit more sophisticated.