This may be a biased observation, but I contend that the best thing about the invention of blogs is the ability to look at pictures of beautiful handmade soap made all over the world. We soapmakers like to call it “soap porn”, those photos that just make you stare and sigh and fantasize (about making soap, of course).
One such talented soapmaker is Omar Lopez of pasito a pasito. I love his modern style and the way he constructs his soaps. You must browse his blog. (It is written in Spanish; I just use Google translate. But the photos need no translation.)
I don’t know if inspiration is like this for everyone, but when I see something that intrigues me, I can’t stop thinking about it. It’s what I think about in that quiet time just before getting out of bed in the morning. Until I finally get the time to try and make the inspiration a reality. I finally
found made some time recently.
Here is my latest, inspired by these soaps by Omar Lopez:
And talk about synchronicity: as Omar was blogging about his latest Mondrian-inspired soap, I was cleaning up this batch, inspired by the same thing!
Look for these online in a few weeks!