EASY ROSE  


 
 
How to carve a cute mini rose out of soap.
 These rose petals don't overlap,so it's easy to carve.
 
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  What You Will Need
             
 Soap
   :Use any color of soap you like.
  TIP :How To Choose Soft Soap

 This pink 3 pack soap is a normal store-bought
  soap in Japan, It is discontinued now.
  Sakura flower scented.  
  weight: 3oz/80g,
  size : 7.6cm(3-1/8") x 5.5cm(2-1/4") x 2.5cm(1")

   
 Carving knife
 Paring knife
 Toothpick
    Template
 (Download the free template here)
         
   
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 Instruction Video


 How to carve the Easy Rose

1.Using the paring knife ,cut the soap into a square box
  shape as below.
  About  30mm(1-1/4") x 30mm(1-1/4") x 15mm(5/8")
 

2.Trim and shape the square shaped soap into a round
  box shape with the carving knife.  
  

3. Trim the soap into a dome shape.
    (trim one side of the round shaped soap)
    
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4. Divide the side of the soap into five equal parts,then
   mark five points with a toothpick.
   Use this template as needed.
  

5.Cut a half circle in each part to carve five petals of
  the first layer.  
  

6.Then, thinly cut off the soap under the petal shaped
  cuts.
  


7.Trim the center of the soap as below.
  
  
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8.Cut five petals.Each petals are placed between the
  petals of the first layer.
  

9. Then, thinly cut off the soap inside the petal shaped
   cuts.
  
   The second layer is done.
  

10.Trim and shape the center of the soap into a dome
    shape.
  
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11.Cut five petals.Each petals are placed between the
   petals of the second layer.
  

12.Cut off the soap inside the petal shaped cuts.
    The third layer is done.
  

13.Cut the five petals of the fourth layer in the same
    way.
  

14.Cut off the soap inside the petal shaped cuts.
    

15. Trim inside the petals of the fourth layer to lower the
      center of the flower.Done.
     
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I used these roses to decorate the cupcake soaps.
   

   

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