SOAP TEACANDLE HOLDER 

   
 

How to carve a stunning teacandle holder in soap.
Easy flower pattern.
These candle holders are the perfect room decorations!
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 What you will need
         
Soap
 :Round or rectangular soap either is fine.
Carving knife or Exacto knife.
Paring knife
Toothpick
Binder clip
Tealight candle
Piece of aluminum foil

(Optional)
Beads,Rhinestones
Craft Glue


These soaps are store-bought in Japan
   This pink soap is called "Ichigo Milk Flavor"
    Milk and strawberry scented.
     Weight: 3oz/80g bar  
     Diameter : 7cm(2-3/4")
   

  This white soap is called "Cow brand soap Red box".
  Floral scented.    weight: 5 oz/125g bar,
  Dimensions :
  8.5 cm(3-1/2") x 6 cm(2-3/8") x 3 cm(1-1/4")

     


 This green soap is a Master-brand round soap.
      Green apple scented. Weight : 95g
      Diameter : 7cm(2-3/4 in)
      Thickness : 3.3 cm(1-1/4 in) ,
 
         


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Instruction Video


 

STEPS.

1. Thinly cut off the top of the soap to create a flat surface.
             


2. Trace around the tealight candle with a toothpick.
  Then draw a bigger circle shown in blue.
           

             


3. Holding your knife at a right angle,cut along the bigger
   circle.
   Then cut off the soap inside the circle.

             

             

             
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4. Flatten to the inside of the soap with a binder clip.
           


             


5. Divide the circle into 8 equal parts by drawing
   small 8 marks with a toothpick.

             


6. Then carve a curved line in each part to create a
   scalloped line .
             

             


7. Carve another scalloped line insde.
             
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8. Draw a small circle to carve a flower.
   Then deeply cut the circle
             

9. Cut off the soap around the circle to create a cylinder
  shape.Then trim the cylinder into a dome shape.

             


10. Divide the outer edge of the dome into 6 equal parts
    by drawing small 6 marks with a toothpick.
       


11. Carve a round petal in each part.
             


12. Carve 6 petals inside the outer petals.
             


13. Cut off the soap between flowers.
             
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14. Draw an outline of a leaf and carve a leaf between
     the flowers.
             


15. Carve 7 leaves in the same way.
     Then cut off around the bottom of the soap
      to remove unwanted soap.
      And make small holes in the scalloped line with a
      toothpick.
             

             


16. Cut the a piece of aluminum foil into a circle.
     Line the inside of the soap with the aluminum foil.
             


17. Place a tealight candle in the soap candle holder.
     Done!
             
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    Optional step : Decorate the soap with a beads or
  rhinestones. (glue or use gem stickers)
   

 A round soaps or a large rectangular soap is suitable for
 making this candle holder.
 

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