Make Your Own Dried Flower Soap Spheres

Ever since I came across these sphere silicone molds for ice cubes, I knew I had to try using them for soap! I rarely see spherical soaps anywhere, so I love how interesting and unique these look!

They are incredibly easy to make. I made mine in 30 minutes while my kiddos where down for their nap. 😉 Did I mention they smell delightful? Because they do!
sphere silicone mold
essential oils
clear melt and pour soap
dried flowers

Step One: Add in your preferred dried flowers to the bottom of your mold and set aside. I love the selection I found here. I thought the lavender buds turned out the best in the soaps!
Step Two: Melt down 1/4 of your clear melt and pour soap. To do this, I chopped them into small cubes and put them in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time until everything was a liquid.

Step Three: Add in your essential oils! I used lavender and a beautiful citrus blend. You’ll want to add between 20-25 drops of each so your soaps are fragrant enough. Stir your melted soap and essential oils together. Work quickly so your soap stays hot and easy to pour.
Step Four: Carefully pour your soap mixture into the mold. Fill your mold 3/4 of the way to the brim so that the soap fills the entire spherical mold once you put on the top. Since I needed just a little bit more soap, I used a syringe to top it off as seen in the picture.

Step Five: Let your soaps sit overnight. Once you take it out of the mold, you’ll have to carefully carve out any imperfections. I used a butter knife and it worked beautifully!
Store in your bathroom or give as a beautiful springtime gift! I love how the lavender and citrus combine to give you both a soothing and uplifting smell! Enjoy, my friends. Lots of love, Sav.

Credits//Author and Photography: Savannah Wallace. Photos edited with A Beautiful Mess actions.
  • I tried these out the other day and they turned out great! Such a fun project.

    Bekah //

  • I love the idea of a lavender & citrus soap! If I was to use a shea butter base melt and pour soap base, would you still recommend the same ration of about 20-25 drops of both essential oils? I haven’t made my own soap before, and I wondering if you need to cautious about skin irritation if you use too many drops of the oils? Thanks!

  • These pics make me feel the perfume. If a photo is made for the eyes, yours are thought to be touched, smelled, seen, made love with.

  • Haven’t checked your blog for a while, and I come back and there are so many pretty DIYs! This one is gorgeous as always!

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

  • I really LOVE all your soap and spa diy ideas. They are fun to make, lovely to display, wonderful to use and make great gifts that everyone appreciates… I mean, who doesn’t use soap? Keep the great ideas coming!

  • Can u show us how to make liquid soap from scratch or shampoo?
    This would be useful.

  • These are so cute and creative. I am hosting a flora themed baby shower this month and these would make the perfect gift for the guests. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • I’m obsessed with that citrus blend! Uggh! Smells like a creamsicle dream.

    These soaps are so pretty and almost other-worldly! They remind me of little moons. 🙂

  • They look so cute! My guests (If I have any haha) would be very impress to see those <3

  • They look gorgeous and I’m sure they smell amazing! DIY soaps are something I’ve always wanted to try, it seems so fun to make!

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