DIY: Pumpkin Pie Soap Tutorial

Hello readers! Since we’re well into fall I thought it would be fun to share this simple and easy DIY pumpkin pie soap tutorial. This stuff smells so yummy, and it literally takes about 10 minutes to prepare!

 

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So let’s get on with the video shall we? Click here for the Pumpkin Pie Soap Tutorial:

 

 

Ingredients:

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Instructions:

Cut up about a 1/2 of a pound of Shea butter soap and place it in a microwave safe container.

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Heat on high for 30 second increments until smooth stirring in between.

Once the mixture is smooth, add the pumpkin pie spice, red coloring, and yellow coloring and stir well.

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Pour mixture into soap molds and let set for about 40 minutes. Once soap is firm, flip over mold and press gently to release.

 

Gift it!

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I thought these would make really cute gifts for holidays, birthday’s, and the like. I simply wrapped two bars with some patterned cardstock, then tied raffia around the bars to secure.

I made these cute little printable soap labels and printed them on label paper. Then I placed it on the front of the bars.

 

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Click the image above to download the pumpkin pie soap labels.

 

And that’s it! Easy as … pumpkin pie! ;o)

I hope you enjoy this tutorial. And keep your eyes out for my Christmas version, the peppermint swirl soap bars!

14 Comments

  • Kelly November 19, 2014 at 5:01 am

    Minus the red dye, this looks fabulous!!!!

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  • Karen November 19, 2014 at 6:36 am

    What a fun Thanksgiving project to do over the holiday break! Please share where you purchased the colorant/brand? Also what type of label paper do you print the labels on? Thanks for sharing, can’t wait to make these for gift giving!

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    • erica November 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm

      Hi Amber,
      There are online links to the items in the post, however I purchased all of my materials at Michael’s craft store. The labels were printed on full sheet label paper, and then cut out with a circle punch.

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  • Britni November 19, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    These look sooo awesome! I’d love to give this a try. Thank you for this tutorial. Also, those labels are too cute!

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  • Samantha November 19, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    So cute! Can’t wait to see the Christmas one!

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  • Amber November 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    where do you get the shea butter soap block? These look beautiful!

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    • erica November 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm

      Hi Amber,
      There are online links to the items in the post, however I purchased all of my materials at Michael’s craft store.

      Reply
  • Amber November 22, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    Hello. I think you made a typo…From watch your video and reading the directions….You put in the ingredients 1/2 lb of soap but in the video you actually used 1 lb of soap. The block is a 2lb block and you used half of it. I wrote down this recipe and gave it a try and something didn’t seem right. Till I came back to the website and watched the video I realized that I had done it wrong. I am hoping I can re-melt the ingredients and add more soap and pour into molds again.

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    • erica November 25, 2014 at 9:49 am

      Hi Amber,
      you are correct, thank you for letting me know, I’ll update the post! It was 1/2 a block, which is 1 lb. And yes you should be able to re-melt the ingredients, I do it all the time when making certain shape soaps.

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  • Jen November 23, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    These turned out great! My 5 year old had a good time helping me make these! We where able to omit the coloring. The spices left a nice brownish tint! Thanks for a great gift idea! Love this website:)

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  • Kathryn Garcia November 25, 2014 at 9:17 pm

    THANK you!!! We made these today! I also used a turkey cookie cutter for one of them and it turned out cute! We cannot wait to pass these out for our Thanksgiving guests!

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  • Tracy December 3, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    We made these, turned out great! Cute little gifts, my 7 year old loved making. Can’t wait for the peppermint recipe!

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  • tonya rebhahn January 31, 2017 at 8:28 am

    great post, thanks for the printable!

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