Jar with Powdered Soap

General info

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  • 2 designs - with the heart and with the star
  • Very easy soap carving project for beginners
  • Great gifts for your friends and family
  • Can be used as soap for bathing or washing
  • Difficulty: Easy (Heart), Intermediate (Star)

What you will need

  • Several colors of soap powder
    See this page for powdered soap tutorial.
  • Carving or hobby knife
  • Paring knife
  • Small piece of soap
  • Jar
    Use glass or plastic jars with flat sides.
    Do not use a jar with an aluminum lid, since alkaline soap causes corrosion in aluminum parts.
  • Paper towel or tissue paper
  • Tweezers
  • Water
  • Toothpick

Instruction video

Note: Instructions on how to make jar with a powder and soap heart begin from 8:56.


1. First, carve the piece of soap into a flat heart shape.
step 1
2. Pour the soap powder into the jar.
step 2
3. Gently shake the bottle sideways to flatten the powder.
step 3
4. Wipe the inside of the jar.
step 4
5. Push off the soap powder from the wall with a toothpick.
step 5
6. Wipe the inside of the jar again.
step 6
7. Apply a little water to the heart shaped soap.
step 7
8. Place the heart shaped soap in the front of the jar. Slightly press the soap to the wall to stick it more efficiently.
step 8
9. Flatten the first layer with a tootpick, then pour the second later of powdered the soap. Pour and align the soap alternately.
step 9
10. Flatten the surface with a toothpick and close the jar.
step 10
11. Powder in a jar decorated with soap heart is finished!
step 11