Sunday, December 12, 2010

READY FOR A SN"OAP"BALL FIGHT?

so...joy over at joy's life asked me to join along in a thank you gift blog hop....and of course i said yes!...there's a ton of us gals that are sharing our ideas for some goodies for those special people in our lives!...so when you've had your fill of the crafterole...head on over to cricut my way and see what denise has up her creative sleeve!...but don't go without seeing what i gots to offer first!...lol...

'tis the season for the white stuff!...no...i'm not talking dandruff...i'm talking snow!...but not everyone's as lucky as us in west virginia to get it...so...i've thought up a little something for you warm weather gals!....how about some sn"oap"balls?...yeah...i totally made up that word!...lol...

 
you'll need to grab a grater and some soap...now...this is stuff that i melted and scented myself...but you could totally do this with store bought soap!...

 
just start grating!...don't get your fingers in there...we don't want bloody snowballs!...

 
this is what 3 bars of soap looks like all grated....

 
these are the leftover bits that were too tiny to shred....don't throw 'em out!....this will be the start of your sn"oap"ball....

 
just press and roll into a small ball...

 
now...you'll want to grab some of the shredded soap...

 
add that to your ball and start pressing and forming a bigger ball...the soap that i used had some moisture in it...so it adhered great...but if the flakes are a little dry...just wet your hands...and then staring forming...

 
see...it got bigger!...

 
grab some more shredded soap...and add that to your exsisting ball...

 
got bigger!...are you seeing a pattern here?...lol...

 
let's grab one more handful...you know what do with it!...

 
wowser...look at that sn"oap"ball!...now you'll want to set it aside and let harden for a while!...

 
when all done...you can package 'er up!...i did up these little clear boxes and topped off with some cutie snowman ribbon...now how much fun are these?...

 
well...thanks for hopping by!...hope you had fun over here at the crafterole!...and make sure you go see denise over at cricut my way!...


****check out my linky party directory on the sidebar to see where i'm linking to this week!...

151 comments:

VICTORIA said...

Hi Great Idea i love the Soaps .

Cricut Chick said...

Are you kidding me? This is the cutest thing I have EVER seen! A must do!

Awesome

Cricut Chick
www.cricutchick.com
cricutchick@rocketmail.com

Andrea C said...

wow these are amazing, you are so clever x

Cindylu2u said...

I love your sn oap ball, this is a fabulous idea!! Thanks

Brigitte said...

So very clever!!! TFS
Brigitte

mbchoj said...

Really cool idea. I better get grating! thanks
mbchoj at aol dot com

Simply AJ said...

This is one of the cutest ideas and my goodness super easy! The packaging is perfect and I love your made up word sn"oap" ball! Thanks so much for sharing such a cute idea. AJ - aj_822@yahoo.com

Amy said...

Wow, this would be such a great gift for a kid! Where do you come up with these ideas? I made your sugar scrub for colleagues and teachers. I love how it turned out and it was so easy (and inexpensive!).

Linda Therrien said...

great idea - will have to give this a try - thank you for sharing!

mcever4 said...

Great idea! That is a perfect gift for this time of year! TFS!

Robin
mcever4 at bellsouth dot net

Trisha said...

What great snowballs. Thanks for sharing. I am a follower. patnbobcuddy@gmail.com

searchingfortruth said...

cute idea! thanks for sharing

CathyinMN said...

Such a cute idea, and so easy to make! I'll have to keep these in mind. TFS! Our household is at no loss for snow right now. A snowstorm just went through and dumped at least 16 inches directly on us. Some cities and towns near us are at 20 inches and over.

terriennz said...

This is such a great idea. The sn"oap" ball looks too cute in that clear box! I'm a new follower. Happy Holidays!!

Terrie Barroso
terriennz@att.net
crafteecards.blogspot.com

Kelly Rae said...

This is very cute. Thanks for sharing! Kelly

Tami B. said...

AAAAHHHH! I absolutely love this idea! Something I will definitely try. TFS

GiGi said...

THese are AWESOME! What a great idea and they sure are cute! TFS!
booger1 at tds.net

pattyk said...

what a wonderful and easy gift idea -thanks millierose651@aol.com

"SNOWMANLOVER" said...

I love it, especially the wrapping!! Very cute!
I am still enjoying my snowman book!

ShawnfromMN said...

Love it!! Great gift idea!!!

BUZZY BEE DESIGNS & GRAPHICS said...

Cutest thing I have EVER great gift for young and old alike.
Rebecca Minor
buzzybeedesigns(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

Heather said...

What a great idea! TFS!
ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

Brenda said...

Oh my word. this is so awsome I can't wait to try these LOVE IT

burffrau @ aol dot com

Robin said...

Soooo cute and great idea! Thanks so much for sharing with us.:)

Kristi said...

Cute. Putting it in the clear box really makes it look nice. Thanks for sharing.

Aimee said...

Oh my goodness those are adorable! I love the finished result packaged. Too cute!!

GreenScrapinMachine said...

Super cute idea! We get plenty of the white stuff here in Nebraska but these will make great gifts for my aunt and uncle in Hawaii!!
TFS!

Heather
greenscrapinmachine.blogspot.com

Jessica said...

Now that's adorable! What an original idea! Thanks for sharing.

Toni said...

What a cute idea! I'll have to try this. TFS.

Linda said...

This is the best idea for a gift. I love it. Thanks for the idea and direcetions.

Lesley from WI said...

You always have some of the greatest ideas on your blog and this is no exception. So darn cute!!

Penny said...

Such a cute idea! TFS

Marjorie said...

neat idea...love it...and easy too.

Christine said...

clever, very clever! TFS I am a new follower, found your sight lastnight and made a list of all the cool new things I must try...I see an addiction to the magnetic boards coming my way! Have a great holiday :) christinethornhill at yahoo dot com

Perfectly Unperfect Cards said...

That is a wonderful idea, holy cow , That would be awesome to make with my sons. and the little box you put it in is a cute idea. Thannks for sharing.

Donna said...

Great idea - they really look like snowballs. Unique gift. TFS.

Nicole said...

What a cute idea. You are so creative. Thanks for sharing.

Sheree said...

Wow I love it! ok...where did you get the containers and when do you add the fragrance Awesome idea...TFS!

The Scrapbooking Queen said...

Okay that is about the cutiest gift I have seen {and handmade} in a very long time... I just love how you did the whole thing..
Thanks for sharing your talent
The Scrapbooking Queen

Jade said...

Ah ha ha ha! I *HEART* this! So cute!

Attegirl said...

That is adorable!!! TFS

Marey said...

What a great idea and how simple!! TFS
PS- I got plenty of the real stuff (snowballs)here in Mn would be happy to ship you some LOL

Craftyhomemade said...

Wow this is wonderful gift. Thanks,

Indira

stefeni said...

This is sooo cute!! What a great idea. Thanks for sharing it.

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Saundra said...

The sn"oap" balls are too cute!

saundra24@yahoo.com

Leti said...

what a cool Idea.

Amanda Villarreal said...

i just love all of your ideas! This is great :)

scrapaholicjen said...

Awesome idea! LOVE it - looks so easy to do yet so much more appealing as a gift than plain soap! TFS!!
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

Cathie w said...

ok these arer so freakin cute i will be "sealing" this idea



cathie scraphappycat@gmail.com

Cheryl Gaffney said...

Very cute gift idea!!

TFS, Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com
cplamond@hotmail.com

Lisa J said...

You could totally start a sn'oap ball fight with these and challenge people to pay it forward and make their own and see how many wonderful colors you could get going!

TFS
{{HUGS}}

tjsgal at gmail dot com

Amy said...

Cute idea! I'm sure my boys would end up throwing them at eachother though!

A Scrap Above said...

Oh too freaking COOL!! I LOVE this THANK YOU gift idea! But how do you melt soap?/ (yes Im a crafts, but never messed with soap)
I am a new follower of your blog and will for sure be back to see more amazing projects.
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

SherriC. said...

Great Soap-balls!!!!! I love them....TFS!!!!!
brodiec88 at hotmail dot com

crazyaboutcricut said...

I LOVE THIS!! This looks amazing! So happy to be doing this hop with you :o)

www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com
crazyaboutcricut at hotmail dot com

Tanya said...

Such a clever idea :) Thanks for sharing the instructions!

Tanya
phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

mlc_15 said...

These are AWESOME! thanks for sharing :)

Candace@craftysisters-nc said...

Love it! The way you packaged it is super cute.

Ticketgoddess said...

Oh, these are perfect...wonder if I can use my food processor...uhm...thanks for a great idea. The clear box is awesome...what a sweet way present this gift. Thank you Bev B

Nana Jo said...

I have never seen this idea before - thank you for sharing.

Ive_Boricua_Girl said...

Very cute... nice .... we dont get snow here in sunny florida...but the cold just feel like it will..

TFS

Ivette_aviles@yahoo.com

kathlee said...

LOL...how cute are THEY??? Another must do next year! So freaken cute! LOVE it. TFS
Happy Holidays!!
kathlee154@gmail.com
Http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

Suni Smith Brandt said...

I Love this idea, so grateful you shared, thank you & Merry Christmas....cant wait to make this !!!!!

quilt4fun2 said...

Cute idea and so easy to make...just grate soap and make balls. Thank you for being in the hop and for chances to win great prizes.
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Roni said...

What a fun idea! I am going to do this with my kiddo! I love your blog and have been a follower for awhile! Thanks for sharing!

Bobbi said...

Great idea, I love the snoap idea!! Love the word too LOL. I have some premade soap just waiting for this idea.

Rebecca said...

Wow, SO easy and super cute! Thank you for sharing. I love it!
rebecca.higinbothom@gmail.com

Peggy said...

Perfect....just a perfect idea. TFS Great gift that does not go straight to the hips.
{Hugs} Peggy
Stampnmore at aol dot com

Lilygirl said...

I love this idea!! Super cute my grandkids would love them!! TFS!! Merry Christmas, Colleen

Lauren said...

I love it!

Scrapper69 said...

OMGOSH!!! This is just BRILLIANT!!! I LOVE this idea.... Now I'm off to go grate some soap... Sooo CUTE! TFS! :o)

Juicy Creations said...

super cute.. i would so make this considering we dont have snow in hawaii.. TFS
theresa
juicycreations808@gmail.com

Jean said...

These are so cute!! I may have to try some of these, because we definitely don't get much snow here in Alabama.

Savahanna said...

Thank you for sharing. This is such a cute idea

csparky61 said...

Great idea, I have a few grandchildren that would love to help me make these. Thanks for the inspiration and your wonderful creativity.

Erika said...

OMG!!!! Love this. So fun. Thanks for sharing

Erika.Seever at klrd.ks.gov

Denise said...

Carrie,

How very clever. I never thought of that and that box is too cute. What a great and thoughtful gift.

Denise from the hop

Nikki T said...

This is so awesome, I love love love this idea. Thank you for sharing.
Nikki
glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com
www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

Barbara said...

What cute soap snowballs.

lynnw said...

soo cute what a great gift..
Lynn

Maria said...

Super cute sn oap balls!!! Thanks for sharing this very cute idea.

Maria said...

Super cute snoap balls! Thanks for sharing this very cute and easy gift idea.

Daisy Do Designs said...

What a great gift idea.. Thank you for sharing
Valerie
mrsrankie@comcast.net

Scrappy Mel said...

OMGosh, you come up with the most ingenious ideas!! Thanks for another great craft idea! {{{ HUGS }}} to you. :)

cfine said...

Another great idea! I'm in Virginia, so usually there's not a lot of snow if I could ever forget last year, that is! Thanks for sharing this!

*Star said...

I love this idea, very cute!
Tfs and have a great day. :)

Joy said...

This morning we were on the way to church and DH said, "Well, I checked your post this morning and everything looks good". He does this for me to make sure my post went up like it was supposed to because he gets up earlier than I do. Then he said, "All the projects look great! Somebody made Snoapballs." I said, "Snowballs?" He said, "No, snoapballs. They're great...they're made out of..." I interrupted. "They're made out of soap and it was Greenbean, right? That's so cute!!" I couldn't wait to get back and see your Snoapballs. :) They are adorable, as usual! I'm so glad you were a part of my Thank You gifts blog hop. :) You are one of my favorite crafters on the Internet! Three cheers to the Bean!
Super Hugs,
~Joy~

Karen said...

What a great gift!!, Karen

donna habbibi said...

what a great idea!!!it looks so cute and like a real snow ball thanks for sharing!
habis1088@gmail.com

Cheyennemarie said...

Oh! I'm adding glitter and making a snowman. And it's kid friendly! TFS

aud1inok said...

I've so enjoyed checking out your blog. I've already made the magnetic board that you posted earlier. You are so talented!

Lori Apgar said...

I love how you create your own words!!! Love these snope balls way better than the stuff in my yard right now!!!! These are way cute!

mum of two said...

What a fabulous idea!! TFS :)

michelle

SweetSassyDiva said...

wow!!! Great way to use those little soaps you get from vacation or such. :) I really enjoyed the blog hop with all of you! If you plan another in the future, please let me know I would love to participate with you.

Hope you stop by the hop I'm in today!

http://sweetsassydiva-gspot.blogspot.com/2010/12/yourstory-blog-hop.html

:)

Sharon G. said...

Love your sn oap! Great gift.
sharongeiser@gmail.com

Kathy said...

Love this idea! We made candles like these when I was a kid. Thanks for sharing!

Raven B said...

What a super great idea!!!
Hugs,
Raven

Jill said...

CUTE! I just watched this week's episode of the Office! This made me think of it!

BunnyFreak said...

Love this idea.

Nadia's World said...

Awesome idea!

TFS!!

Nicole
niclax13@gmail.com

Jenny Gibson said...

That is such a cool idea. Great job.

Anna said...

OK Now this is the kind of snowballs I like. From one WV to another (Logan County). (Go Mounteers!!!) Love this idea. Very cool.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Lisa W said...

Cute idea. Would also be a great way to use leftover soap pieces.

3peasinapod said...

Love the packaging! We made those last year in my daughters class for Christmas and were such a hit with everyone! We added a little plastic animal inside when we molded it for a added treat as you washed!

Manhattan Mandie said...

This is so cute! I love this idea :) I need to go check out the rest of your blog!!!!

created2bunique said...

WOW, I have to do this!!!!!

But first I have to find someone who loves homemade presents as much as I do, lol.

new here!

created2bunique at ymail.com

Natalie said...

Great idea! My grandmother used to make something like this with all the left over bits of bar soap and so they looked like multi colored ones! Waste not want not, eh?
Natalie
mtmcbroom at gmail dot com

lisastuf said...

Very cool gift idea!
Glad I found you through this blog hop!

Kelsey said...

I love the soap!!! Thanks for sharing. I'm coming over from Craft-o-maniac. I hope you'll share in my link up too!

Reneeleeak said...

What a fun idea. Very cute.
reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [13 Dec 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

BABYBORICUA said...

your projects is awesome........

jenni said...

Great idea! The packaging is so cute too!
jpshirley@ymail.com

Jodie R said...

What a fabulous idea. It hasn't snowed in San Diego in like 45 years. My friends would flip over these. TFS!

jvilla95ar at gmail.com

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

So CUTE!!! I may have to try this next year. TFS! :-)

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Great idea and yes I agree with above comments love the packaging!!!!

Mary said...

Love the idea. Seems so easy to make for a quick thank you gift!

sleeplesswonder said...

Great gift idea, for the person who has everything. I love the packaging.

Darlene said...

Girl, is there anything you cant do with soap!!? TFS very cute!

Darlene
desaucier at bellsouth dot net

Lynlee said...

Love this! Thank you :)
lynlee4@gmail.com

Brenda said...

What a great idea for a winter gift.

bbonko at hotmail dot com

4kids4 said...

Such a fun idea!! I'm making some of your scrub too. TFS!

~Sharon C.

joni said...

Cute!!!! I would love to receive this!!! TFS!
Hugs,
joni

Jo Ann V said...

this is a cute idea.

Miranda said...

Too cute! Such a good idea! TFS

Celeste B. said...

What a great idea! I love your style and personality!! Such creative ideas! Thanks for sharing them!! :)

Celeste B.
ccscards.blogspot.com
mctdbillman at gmail dot com

Angela R said...

Not only are these fun but they are so creative! I love this idea! Thank you for sharing!
Contact Info: incase I get lucky enought to win the amazing blog candy! Happy Holiday's! arebori0204@gmail.com

ShelleyinGA said...

Love your blog! I'm now a follower. Thank you for such creative and unique ideas! My favorite is your popsicle soaps!

Erin said...

These are fantastic! What a cute idea!!!

Elaine said...

Totally awesome snoapballs, love the Popsicles too. Can't wait to see more of your wonderful creations.
thank you for sharing!!

Elainer@cinci.rr.com
ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

- - Sheryl - - said...

wow - I am impressed! what a fun great kids - you cracked me up!

luv2scrap44 at yahoo dot com

Kim said...

Love it! How cute are your sn oap balls! Love the idea:)

pinkyswr said...

What a cool idea, WOW..love it!!!!

pinkyswrdawn@hotmail.com

Jennifer said...

Carrie,

What a great gift idea!!! :) Those came out so cute!

This is my favorite part about blog hops: finding new, creative people to follow!

Thanks for sharing,

Jennifer
partridgelu at yahoo dot com

Scrappin' Sista said...

You are funny and these are great. I love how creative they are and the packaging goes right along with the ball. I hope you guys are ok. I heard the snow was almost unbearable in WV. I'm in VA and we've had flurries all day. TFS.

Christel
onescrappinsista.blogspot.com
christel(at)majesticdesigns.net

Tabitha said...

Love this idea. The only time I have grated soup is to make homemade laundry detergent. This is great. Thanks for sharing, now hopping along...

faithfulecreations said...

I can't get off your blog...I am seriously loving your blog. We are doing a home made Christmas this year and my children have been stuck trying to find something to make their Auntie...after viewing your sugar soap ideas...we're stuck no more! Thanks a million I am following and promise I'll be back often!

Christy said...

darling idea! stopping by from tatertots and jello

Ashley said...

Well, I want to start off by saying, YOU ARE AMAZING!!! I have been a follower for a while now & still show my hubby just about every post you do haha. I have something im working on, and I'm stuck. I need some advice & you are the 1st person I thought of. I tried to "contact the bean" but it wouldnt work. So if you don't mind, please email me...i would really appreciate your thoughts on my project. Thanks!! Ashleymccombs87@yahoo.com

Mrs.B said...

CUTE!

Minta's Creations said...

Love this idea...
Minta

mintab@gmail.com

http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

MessyMissy said...

So funny!! I love the look of it!!

Moe said...

These are so great!! Popping by from It's fun to craft :)

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

What a fun gift to make and receive. Thanks so much for linking it up!

Katherine ( Katie) Corrigan said...

Love this. Putting it in a box with a ribbon makes it extra wonderful!Hopping over. I enjoyed my visit to your lovely blog. Hugs, Katherine
P.S> please stop by for a visit and don't forget to enter my giveaway!

Angela said...

That looks wonderfully easy! Hey, I live in West Virginia too!

Merry Christmas!
Angela

Mormishmom said...

So cute! Thanks for linking up to TOO Cute Tuesday!

http://funkypolkadotgiraffe.blogspot.com

Stacy said...

I love these! This is something the kids could make and then use :) It just might make them want to get clean! I would love it if you would link this up tomorrow at my linky party.

Stacy @ Not JUST A Housewife
www.happyhappyhousewife.blogspot.com

DonnaMundinger said...

Adorable! Reminded me a little of the snowball candles we made as kids where we whipped up the melted wax. Too cute and thanks for the memories. xxD

Ellis said...

Such a fun idea, thanks for the tutorial! =)
Hugs, Elenor

Snoopy said...

Absolutely brilliant and so much fun too! I tried it with Ivory soap so the Snoap Balls will float in the tub. Love it! Thanks so much for the inspiration. I love your blog.

Hugs,
Snoopy :D

P.S. Wanna laugh? My golden retriever thinks it is a real snowball and is stalking me and begging for it. He keeps sniffing it like it's a treat.

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