Japanada Soap

Chichi.ca project: Day 38

Can you guess what I was planning to do with these shapes?


I made reversible soap called Japanada soap (Japan + Canada)!

This is the Japan side

And when you flip the soap to the other side…

Canada side!

I am supposed to make “where you are from” themed soap for this month’s soap challenge, but I couldn’t choose which I should say I’m from. I grew up in Japan, but I spent majority of my adult life in Canada. I am proud as Japanese, but I feel more comfortable in Canada… It’s too hard to decide 😦

So I did both 🙂

I am happy with the results!



18 Comments Add yours

  1. Saponista says:

    What a fantastic idea and a really lovely soap. I love the definition on the maple leaf.


    1. Thank you! It was pointed out that the shape of the maple leaf was not the Canadian maple… 😛


  2. eva edmonds says:

    What a fantastic idea to make your soap design reversible! I like the simplicity of it and your embeds are super clear. Both of your inspirations are definitely worthy! ; )


    1. I wasn’t sure if it was going to work out but it did 🙂 Thank you for your kind words!


  3. omneyaswish says:

    Came out awesome. Love your idea. Win!!!


    1. Thank you! I came out better than I expected. Nice surprise 🙂


  4. I just love this, so clever! You nailed it!


    1. Thank you, Annie! I’m glad you liked it 🙂


  5. Amy Warden says:

    It’s wonderful!! How appropriate that both are red and white! I love this – not even sure how you managed to make it, but it’s perfect.


    1. Thank you, Amy! I found that making themed soap was very challenging, but I really enjoyed it 🙂


  6. mkinney2015 says:

    Very clever!


  7. Jordi L Owens says:

    So clever and well done. Nice job!


  8. Debi says:

    What a creative and clever design! Fantastic!


    1. Thank you Debi! I always admire your soap 🙂


  9. Pooja says:

    Very clever idea , the soaps are super cool 🙂


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