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Tall and Skinny Soap Mold Video Tutorial
Author: Wholesale Supplies Plus
Monday, May 13, 2024

Discover the simplicity and creativity of crafting soap molds with everyday materials. This guide focuses on creating a tall and skinny soap mold using a cereal box, offering a budget-friendly alternative to store-bought options. This method is cost-effective and allows you to customize the size of your soap mold to fit your specific needs.

Supplies Needed for Tall and Skinny Soap Mold

To start, gather a few common household items and craft supplies:
  • Cereal Box: Choose a cereal box that is clean and intact. This will form the base structure of your mold.
  • Plastic Wrap or Freezer Paper: This will line the cereal box to prevent soap from sticking to the cardboard.
  • Tape: Use strong tape, such as duct tape, to reinforce the mold and prevent leaks.
  • Scissors: Needed for cutting and shaping your box.
  • Ruler or Measuring Tape: Essential for measuring the dimensions to create a consistent and uniform mold.
This simple assembly transforms a humble cereal box into a functional, tall, skinny soap mold, perfect for crafting unique soap bars. The liner ensures that your homemade soaps can be easily removed without damaging the mold or the soap after curing.


Alternative Soap Molds

While the tall and skinny soap mold is an excellent choice for many soap-making projects, there are numerous other options you can explore based on the size and shape of the soap you wish to create:
  • Silicone Molds: These are great for beginners as they're flexible, reusable, and come in various shapes and sizes.
  • Wooden Molds: Ideal for larger batches of soap, wooden molds often require a liner but are excellent for keeping the soap insulated during the saponification process.
  • PVC Pipes: These cylindrical containers can be used as molds for round soaps. They also need to be lined with a smooth material to remove soap.
  • Custom-Made Molds: For those who want to get creative, custom molds can be made from various materials, such as acrylic sheets or custom-carved wood.
Whether you're experimenting with a tall, skinny soap mold or exploring other shapes and sizes, the flexibility of creating your own soap molds opens up a world of possibilities for personalization and creativity in soap making. Try pairing your new mold with one of our detailed cold-process soap tutorials, such as the Palm-Free Bronze Beauty, Carrot & Lemongrass, or Pastel Peaks recipes, to create beautiful, customized bars of soap.

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