Mini Tree Lamp     

      

 

 How to carve a miniaure tree out of soap.
 This soap tree can be used as a mini lamp,and can be
    carved without a carving knife.
 Very easy and quick.
 Perfect for beginners!

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 What You Will Need
 
 Soap
   :White soap is recommended for a lamp.
 Hobby knife or Carving knife
 Paring knife
 Carving U gouge
 LED tea light


   

 (Optional)
 Sequin
 Beads
 Craft glue
    (I use the glue for fabric,paper,wood etc)
 Toothpick

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Instruction Video


How to carve the Tree


1.Slice off the top and bottom of the soap to create
  flat surfaces.
  Then cut the soap in half.
  

2.Use the half block of the soap.
  Cut it into a square cuboid as below.
  

  
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3.Mark a point in the center of the top face.
  Then cut the soap into a cone shape.
  

4.Trim the bottom into a circle.
  


5.Remove the inside soap with the hobby knife and the
 carving U-gouge. (or use the carving knife)
  

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6.Carve the tree patterns in the cone shaped soap with
  the carving U gouge.
  


7.Make a cut in the top of the tree, then insert a sequin
  in the slit. Your soap tree is done.
  

8. Place the soap tree on the LED tea light.
   

9.(Optional step)
  Decorate the tree with beads. Glue the beads to the
  soap tree.
  

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