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Follow Anne-Marie’s Creative Journey

Bramble Berry CEO and Founder Anne-Marie is passionate about creativity and believes it’s essential for everyone. That passion led her to start Bramble Berry Handcraft Provisions and Soap Queen. She’s able to inspire, cheerlead, coach, and lead our 60,000 customers – most of whom are small businesses that sell soap at farmers markets. While soapmaking will […]

Lump of Coal Soap Tutorial

The lore of children receiving a lump of coal for Christmas occurs in many cultures. While the origin stories are all slightly different, one aspect is consistent: bad children receive a lump of coal and good children receive a present. These Lump of Coal Soaps put a fun spin on holiday gifts. Your friends and family […]

Orange Spice Hot Process Soap Tutorial

We love making things from scratch. That love of DIY inspired this Orange Spice Hot Process Soap, complete with homemade dried orange slices. The slices were created in a dehydrator as a perfect accent for this holiday project. It’s scented with a combination of Orange 10X Essential Oil and cinnamon leaf essential oil, which makes the bars smell like a delicious […]

Catching Up with Donovan Discovers

Photo by Stopped Down Studio To say Donovan Smith has been busy the past four years is a bit of an understatement. The 14-year-old entrepreneur behind Donovan Discovers has been making soap, selling it, and donating a portion of the profits to help homeless people in Albuquerque, NM. He and his mother Casey used to be homeless, so […]

Tips for Staying Organized During the Holidays

The holiday season is usually the busiest time of year for soapmakers and small business owners. Preparing for markets and dealing with the increase in orders can feel a bit overwhelming. Luckily, the soapmaking community is here to help. We asked how people stayed on track on our Facebook and Instagram pages and got some great tips – thanks to […]

Best of 2017 Stocking Stuffers

If you need inspiration for your next recipe, new products are the way to go. A new scent can inspire a complementary design, a new oil can add something special to your favorite recipe, and a new natural additive can be the perfect finishing touch. We took that to heart and released plenty of new products that inspired […]

Ask Anne-Marie – Celebrity Soaper Edition

As you can imagine, Bramble Berry CEO and Founder Anne-Marie gets a lot of questions. They’re about everything from owning a business to using natural colorants in soap. While she can’t answer them all, that won’t stop her from trying in the newest episode of Ask Anne-Marie. You can watch the first episode here and […]

Beet Cold Process Soap Tutorial

We love testing new ingredients. Beet root powder and rosehip powder are two additives that have interesting results in cold process soap. Despite its vibrant natural color, beet root powder fades almost completely in cold process soap. On the other hand, rosehip powder goes through an interesting color transformation. This recipe contains both beet root powder and rosehip powder. […]

DIY Rosehip Melt & Pour Soap

Rosehip powder is full of vitamin C, which makes it a popular additive for beauty recipes. Interestingly, it’s not the rosy color you’d imagine. Instead, rosehip powder is a mustard yellow hue that changes to burgundy in cold process and melt and pour soap. This Rosehip Melt & Pour Soap contains both rosehip powder and rose […]

New Exotic Oils

It’s easy to find your favorite soapmaking ingredients and stick with them. After all, it can take years to find your perfect recipe. Why not shake things up this holiday season? It just so happens we have a new collection of exotic oils, seeds, and powders so you can take a break from preparing orders […]