Another thing ground coffee is good for in soap, the caffeine will be absorbed into your body so you can wake up without drinking a drop of coffee or soda! Caffeine is also good for de-puffing undereyes!
We tried making soap & candles a few times, and it was just way too messy for us. Not as bad as papermaking appears to be, but it was enough of a mess to not be fun. Didn't seem to save any money once the frustration was counted. I hope you have better luck with it.
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