How to Make Fake Soap Suds

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Creating visually appealing crafts is a task that requires a crafter to think outside the box. You can use realistic-appearing objects to create a miniature version of an actual structure or item. When it comes to bathroom crafts for dollhouses or home decoration pieces, making soap suds for a soap dish or doll bathtub will create a realistic-appearing soap experience. With a few common craft items, you can create fake soap suds in a short amount of time.


Faux soap suds are a creative touch to any bathroom scene.

Things You'll Need

  • Pearls

  • Hot Glue Gun

  • Iridescent Basket Filler

  • Glue Sticks

  • Bar Of Soap

  • Soap Dish

Step 1

Plug in the hot glue gun, and load a glue stick. Allow the hot glue gun to warm up for one to two minutes since the glue needs to melt slightly.


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Step 2

Place a soap dish on a flat surface, and line the inside of the dish with hot glue. Apply a thorough amount of hot glue to cover the interior of the soap dish.

Step 3

Grab a handful of iridescent basket filler, and squeeze it tightly in your hand. Press it onto the interior of the soap dish. Allow some of the iridescent basket filler to hang over the side of the soap dish for an overflowing appearance. Iridescent basket filler is a product commonly used to stuff Easter baskets and is relatively inexpensive.


Step 4

Cover the bottom of the bar of soap with hot glue, and press it on top of the iridescent basket filler that you placed in the basket. If you do not want to ruin the bar of soap and plan to change out the soap bar periodically, avoid applying hot glue to the bottom of the bar and just gently set it on top of the basket filler.


Step 5

Glue some pearls throughout the soap dish to look like bubbles around the soap suds. The amount of pearls is up to you as it depends on how bubbly you want the soap dish to appear.


If you cannot find iridescent basket filler, consider using pillow stuffing. It will provide a full and fluffy appearance for the dish.

Consider using cellophane shred as opposed to basket filler since it provides the same visually metallic quality.


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