Learn how to make a personalized bar necklace in this metal-stamping tutorial. With an initial investment in the right tools, including a set of metal alphabet stamps, you'll be able to personalize this necklace and many more with any word, phrase, or name that you want. Once you master the technique, you'll have a heartfelt go-to gift for birthdays, holidays, wedding showers, and beyond.
You don’t have to be a professional soapmaker to create your own batch of personalized (and oh-so-giftable) soaps this holiday season. While the traditional cold-process method can take four to six weeks – and a lot of experience – to perfect, this melt-and-pour technique yields several small bars of soap in just one day and is totally approachable for beginners.