In the winter my house is the perfect environment for drying flowers. Ashley had given me some beautiful tea roses in the most amazing color for Valentine's Day. After they dried out I carefully removed the petals with the thoughts of placing them on a soapy project for Mother's Day. I am hopeful that the color of the petals don't morph during the saponification process, we'll soon find out. The soap is a nice rosey color, which I can only hope doesn't morph into another color during the cure time as well. Hidden inside the log is a pencil line of 24K gold mica that won't be visible until the log is released from the mold and cut into bars. 24K gold mica has also been dusted on top of the rose petals giving the soap a regal appearance.
Floral Bouquet has a textured top of yellow and purple. The lighting in the soap room made the yellow look more orange when I snapped the photo, but I assure you it is yellow. Lurking below the two toned top is a nice creamy base with a pencil line dusting of purple mica hidden inside.