Jul 04 2014

Handmade soap – In liquid form

foam soap

NEW!!  Until recent months, it has been about 12 years since I have made liquid soap.  I am happy to tell you…I have been at it again! If you are close enough to attend the Snellville Farmers’ Market this Saturday, you will be able get some for yourself and see how wonderful it is to …

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Jan 11 2014

Pine Tar Soap Available Soon

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I bought some (creosote free) pine tar over the summer to make this soap.  The market season was still going strong and then the fall craft shows kept me busy after that.  Then, of course, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s came and went. Now that all of that is over, I can start checking off …

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Oct 21 2013

Lip Luxury: Revive your lips with our new lip scrub!

Pamper your lips and then pucker up!

Lips Scrubs. It’s a new product. Never heard of them?  Well, it’s just what you need to exfoliate the chapped, dry, and dead skin from your lips. This can be used up to 2-3 times per week .  Simply put a small amount (about pea-sized) on your finger and rub on your lips in a …

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Jun 12 2013

Wet Shaving – It’s making a comeback

Wet shaving

Have you ever watched your father or grandfather shave with a shaving brush and shaving soap in a mug or bowl?  Perhaps even with a straight razor?  Ah, the memories of yesteryear. Wait.  Yesteryear?  Not so fast.  Wet shaving is making a comeback and is growing ever more popular once again. This is where Southern …

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Apr 13 2013

Spring Cleaning! Check out the bargain bin.

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Spring is finally here!  I was seriously wondering WHEN it was going to actually feel like Spring.  But, alas, it has arrived.  I have just added a new category to the online store…the “Bargain Bin“.  Check it out. I have added all of the body butter that is on-hand to the bargain bin at a …

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Dec 19 2012

Still need Christmas gifts & stocking stuffers? Let Southern Butterflies help!

Merry Christmas!

Southern Butterflies can help fill your Christmas stockings with handcrafted lip balm, soap, & candle melts.  We also make candles, body butter, lotion, Dead Sea salt scrubs, and other items that would make fantastic gifts, though a bit “bulky” for a stocking.  Choose from a variety of fragrances for men, women, and gender-neutral scents as well. …

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Oct 18 2012

2012 Apple Arts on the Square (Ellijay, GA)

Southern Butterflies

 Southern Butterflies is very pleased to be a part of the Apple Arts on the Square in downtown Ellijay this weekend.  Apple Arts on the Square is a two-weekend show, running during the same two weekends as the Georgia Apple Festival (Ellijay) and the Sorghum Festival (Blairsville).  If you plan to attend the Georgia Apple Festival, please …

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Oct 16 2012

2012 Sorghum Festival (Blairsville, GA)

2012 Sorghum Festival

 Come join Southern Butterflies at the Sorghum Festival in the beautiful mountains of Blairsville, Georgia.  Southern Butterflies will have our awesome homemade soap, body butter, lotion, lip balm, shea butter, Dead Sea salt foot scrub, candles, fragrances oils, and crocheted hats & scarves.  You will also see other booths with arts/crafts for sale, some booths will have demonstrations …

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Oct 04 2012

First Friday in Downtown Ellijay (Oct)

First Friday in Downtown Ellijay (Sep 2012)

October is here!  If you’re in the area, jaunt on down to the Square in downtown Ellijay tomorrow for First Friday.  Southern Butterflies will be there, albeit with a limited quantity of products this month (our booth will have already been setup for the Georgia Marble Festival that starts the next morning).  There will be music, …

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Oct 04 2012

Regrettably, the time has come…

Ginger Lime Soap by Southern Butterflies

I started making soap 13-14 years ago and, during that time, I have only had two price increases on my homemade soaps.  The last one was about 5 years ago.  Because I refuse to sacrifice the quality of my soaps, the time has come for me to raise the price once more.  (I know…it pains me …

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