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About this project

Here at Harmony Acres, we only use plant-derived essential oils to scent our products - NOT carcinogenic, man-made, synthetic oils.

The Difference: 

     Essential Oils are more than just scents, they are skin/body beneficials. This means that when applied to the skin through a carrier such as Olive Oil, they serve a purpose as well. For example: Lavender EO is very relaxing, and actually helps relieve headaches whereas synthetic lavender tends to create headaches.

     When we learned our skin absorbs anywhere from 21- 94% of what is put on it, it was a no-brainer that we needed to do something! There are many synthetic ingredients found in personal care products that are questionable as to their long term health effects and safety for human consumption. We believe that if there is an ingredient that could potentially be harmful or could have adverse long-term effects on our health, we shouldn't use it in our products when there are healthy and safe alternatives.

     This is why we are committed to making only natural products! Since our skin is our biggest organ and takes in what we feed it, and body tissue has the ability to store; chemicals can add up. By leaving out the harmful ingredients, we are minimizing the burden our bodies have eliminating these chemicals. Natural isn't just a trend - it’s a way of life. It is very rewarding and fun to create a product that helps our bodies instead of a product that just makes us money.

     Every product you find at Harmony Acres Soap Company is handmade and natural… real stuff, real good™. 

Go Ahead, Get Smelly™!

The Goal...

    "Harmony Smelly Packs" (sample/travel kits) have been in the back of our minds for several years now! This new product line will highlight our top sellers, as well as bring the convenience of "getting smelly" a whole new way! In order to make this goal come to pass, several things need to be in place. 

    New label designs (design, material testing, printing...) need to be in place, as well as special containers to carry these products. We have several containers in mind (pictured below). "Harmony Baby" is a product line that we have also been interested in completing. Currently we have Harmony Baby Lotions and Soaps, but with the funding of this project we we will be able to continue that line with new label designs, as well as a whole "Harmony Mommy" line to compliment "Harmony Baby". This will include "After-Birth Bath Tea", as well as several oils such as "Pre-Birth" & "Birth-Ease".

     The overall outcome of this project is to have these new lines of products available by the fall of 2014 in order to be "Trade Show Ready".  What does this mean? Well, for starters, the "Trade Show" we are referring to is the Natural Products Expo East. This event showcases trends in natural, organic and healthy lifestyles through the introduction of new brands such as Harmony Acres Soap Co..  

    NPEE is the largest east coast natural product trade show and allows new brands exposure to over 25,000 industry members. We have been working toward this goal for 6 years now, and the time has come to make the leap! NPEE is a serious undertaking, and will require inventory build-up, new space requirements and more efficient manufacturing of products. During this process, we intend to keep the personal touch of HASC and at the same time reaching out and exposing our brand! 

This is where YOU come in...

How you can help...

     As you can see, there are many steps and a lot if financial needs to add whole product lines. We would love for you to be a part in the next phase of growth for Harmony Acres Soap Co.!

Here's a breakdown of what is needed and how your support will be used: 

  • $750 - Sample/Travel size Lotion Bottles
  • $1000 -  Sample of packaging...
  • $500 - Small Deodorant Sample Tubes
  • $969 - 13 Gallon Water Jacketed Oil Tank Melter
  • $678 - 6 1/2" Manual Bottle Label Applicator
  • $2000 - New Labels : Design and Printing (sample of what's to come!) 
  • $2500 - Phase II of Soap Shop - double size, more shelving for product, ingredients and packaging. Office relocated to soap shop.
  • $230 - Commercial Scale



     Our goal is teency compared to our total financial needs! But, it’s a huge step towards becoming a household brand! Equipment purchases are huge for a small business.  We need to speed up our production, and your Kickstarter contributions will be a humongous help!

     Over the last six years, we have "self funded" Harmony Acres to where it is now. From Farmers Markets to Art Shows, we have taken advantage of every opportunity to expose HASC to you!  We could never have imagined the impact our products have had! It is very rewarding to have testimony after testimony (see below...) from people like you telling us about how the soap actually works, or how the lotion actually feels amazing and the scent stays true! 

     There have been countless emails (thank you!) of individuals telling us (see below...) how a certain product has helped bring relief to an irritating case of eczema, and how the bugs actually don't bother them when they use No More Bugggz! The next phase of growth needs to happen in order to be ready for the 2014 Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD!

Sampling of Our Products...

No More Bugggz - 100% Natural Essential Oil Insect Repellent
No More Bugggz - 100% Natural Essential Oil Insect Repellent
Lemongrass Summer Bar Soap - A customer favorite!
Lemongrass Summer Bar Soap - A customer favorite!
Soap loaves ready to be cut and cured....
Soap loaves ready to be cut and cured....
Cedar Soap Savers - Keaton loves making these!
Cedar Soap Savers - Keaton loves making these!

Please visit our website: www.getsmelly.com for more great product information!

     If we meet our goal of $9,500 by the end of our campaign, your credit card will then go through. If we don't reach $9,500, your credit card will not be charged. To pledge your support, click the green box!

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Testimonies of Smelly People.

 Love this soap.. May 21, 2013 Reviewer: Gigi from Roswell, GA United States "I am a repeat buyer and I love this soap. My skin has never felt softer and the scents are wonderful!"

Itchy Eczema GONE! October 11, 2012 Reviewer: Kristina M. from Boomer, NC United States My daughters both have eczema on hands and in bends of arms and back of legs. This bar of soap has healed their sensitive skin areas and is better than those prescription creams any-day!

 Soothing Mint Lips Alive. September 27, 2012 Reviewer: Sheila from High Point, NC   "I have been buying this lip balm for a couple of years and not only do I love it, but my husband and my two sons do also! So much better than what you buy in the store and I have met this family and they are just wonderful!!"

 No More Bugggz - It Works! August 12, 2012 Reviewer: Debi from Matthews, NC United States "I get attacked/bit by mosquitoes every time I step out my back door.  I have tried various natural remedies but have no luck with most.  This one has catnip, which I have never tried so I thought I'd buy one bottle and give it a shot.  It smells great with the other oils that are also bug deterrents and I spray it all over, including my neck and they actually stay off me.  If I miss a spot, they find it, so that tells me that it works since they stay off the rest of me.  I am buying more to get me through the summer!"

Backer Rewards...

HASC "Go Ahead! Get Smelly!" bumper sticker...

"World Famous" Soothing Mint Lip Balm...

Smelly Sampler...(Smelly Sampler has five 1.5 oz. bars...) 

4 oz. Whole Body Lotion...

5.5 oz. Bar Soap...(there are more to choose from!)


Thank You!!!

Harmony Acres is a Family run business! We love creating amazing products that help people! We are inspired on a daily basis with all of the incoming testimonies! Thank you so much for checking us out and for your support! -The Emmons'


Risks and challenges

We hope all rewards will be fulfilled by the end of November. A portion of reward #6 will continue over the course of one year, "Soap of the Month Club" portion ends November 2014! If by chance a large board falls on my foot during the building part and there is a setback in production, we will immediately train Cedar (our 6 year old) to make soap and all rewards should be completed by the end of December! Thank you for supporting us in so many ways!

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    You've entered the 1st. level in the land of Smelly, and you have earned one "Go Ahead! Get Smelly" bumper sticker! You are also invited to a guided tour of the new "Smelly Shop" (if your able!)Thank you so much! Welcome!

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    WOW! Thank you so much! You are truly Smelly and to show our thanks you will receive one World Famous Lip Balm & a guided tour of the new "Smelly Shop" (if your able!)...and one "Go Ahead! Get Smelly" bumper sticker! Awesome job!

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    "Real Stuff, Real Good!" should be tattooed on your back! Our slogan definitely describes you! Great rewards will be headed your way! : One Smelly Sampler, one World Famous Lip Balm & a guided tour of the new "Smelly Shop" (if your able!)! Don't forget, you also earned one "Go Ahead! Get Smelly" bumper sticker! Amazing!

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    Holy Soaps! We can smell you from here! You must really dig what we are doing, and we thank you! : One Smelly Sampler of the most amazing soap you have ever used, one 4 oz. Body Lotion as well as 1 of our World Famous Lip Balms and a guided tour of the new "Smelly Shop" (if your able!). And...Two "Go Ahead! Get Smelly" bumper stickers! Also, a big "Thank You!".

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    A $45 pledge gets you one of these new Sample/trial packs! Also, one Smelly Sampler of the most amazing soap you have ever used, one 4 oz. Body Lotion as well as 1 of our World Famous Lip Balms and a guided tour of the new "Smelly Shop" (if your able!). And...Two "Go Ahead! Get Smelly" bumper stickers! Also, a big "Thank You!".

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    To all who pledge $50 or more, you get all the awesome stuff from the $45 reward tier as well as one of our new long sleeve T's! Thanks a heap!!! You are awesome!

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    Speechless with tears...you are crazy cool and super-smelly! Thank you so much! : Three full-size 5.5 oz. bar soaps, Smelly Samplers, one 4 oz. Body Lotion & 3 World Famous Lip Balms will be our physical thank you as well as a guided tour of the new "Smelly Shop" (if your able!)! And of course, 3 "Go Ahead! Get Smelly" bumper stickers! Awesome smelly people rule!

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    You are serious! Your earnings include all from reward #5 as well as one Handcrafted Wooden Soap Saver, one ReNew Facial Kit and 1 year of our Soap of the Month Club! That is 12 months of the soap of that month at your doorstep! You also get...one long sleeve T-shirt! Incredible, simply incredible and of course, THANK YOU!

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