As a soapmaker in the Pacific Northwest I am inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds me. For instance, have you ever noticed how much prettier everything looks after it rains? In Seattle we get to enjoy that experience 10 months of the year. This abundance of "liquid sunshine" affords me plenty of time for soap making.
I began making cold process soap for my family and friends in 1997. RainTree Botanicals was born in 2009 when my youngest child was soon to be off to college. What began as a way to fill my newly-found spare time quickly became an obsession. Which, I suppose, is moderately obvious as no sane person would try to keep over 60 varieties of soap in stock.
My passion is to create appealing, innovative designs that begin with the finest ingredients and finish with a product that delights the senses with…
- Joined April 10, 2011