The Pumpkinfest Collection will debut on Monday, October 8th. Each scent will be available in cold process soap, foaming body scrub, sugar polish, body whip, body gloss, and perfume oil.
Fresh apple butter and sun-dried fruits lead to a core of pumpkin puree, roasted nuts, and a smattering of white spices over a base of vanilla, rum, and golden amber.
A scrumptious treat of freshly carved pumpkin drizzled with rich Belgian chocolate and cocoa absolute lightly dusted with warm spice.
Clover honey and warm beeswax drizzled over pumpkin pulp, sweet cream, and blackstrap molasses over a thick layer of harvest spice.
Sweet pumpkin crème brûlée dripping in melted marshmallow and topped with darkened vanilla bean pods.
I also created two all-natural scents for Autumn… these will be available in cold process soap only.
This cornucopia of autumn delights is sure to engage the senses. Juicy sweet oranges simmering with warm spices of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, and coriander complete this autumn treat.
Awaken you senses with a revitalizing blend of spicy fresh ginger sweetened with a concoction sparkling citrus.
The shop will re-open Saturday, August 11th! Eleven new limited edition scents will be available in cold process soap.
Sweet, nutty almonds and a drop of honey bathed in fresh creamery milk.
Sophisticated and sultry, yet altogether refreshing… smoky black tea leaves brightened with soft notes of fresh citrus and spiked with cool, refreshing mint.
Ripe and juicy summer cantaloupe and a heady bouquet of Asiatic lilies.
Celebrate with a crisp and clean scent to invigorate your senses! A fresh concoction of juicy green apples… not too sweet… not too tart… harmoniously blended with herbaceous French lavender.
Give yourself that certain “something”. Succulent Japanese yuzu fruit and red mandarin grounded in a sensual, earthy base of dark patchouli.
Refreshing and sweet… A concoction of peach and mango puree blended with rich, creamery milk sweetened with golden honey.
Let trade winds sweep you away with an exotic and inviting brew of hot, creamed ginger infused with Sumatra coffee and fresh coconut milk.
Playful and inviting, this exquisite gourmet treat features smooth vanilla cream folded into swirls of golden butter with a generous shot of aged bourbon.
Flighty top notes of bergamot, camphor, cassia root lead to a heart of smoky vanilla-tobacco and warm spice grounded with aged oak, soft amber, and frankincense.
The sound of distant drums complement this lush and exotic blend of dark Madagascar vanilla bean extract with delicate floral undertones of vanilla orchids and a sensual background of amber and crushed cocoa pods.
Take a journey of pure bliss! Orange blossoms accented with distant hints of jasmine and bergamot leading to a heart of juicy red figs and wild honey winding down to a base of wet leaves and exotic eastern woods.
Spring cleaning sale! The remaining winter collection inventory has been marked down 50% to make way for the upcoming spring collection. You can find them all in the “Specials” section.
The spring collection will debut on Sunday, April 1st at 11:00 AM EST. Ambrosia and Dreamcatcher have been reformulated, so the scents are a bit different from last year.
If you would like to try out the spring scents before the release, they are now available in the Soap Sampler and Perfume Oil Sampler. Each will be available in cold process soap, cream soap, sugar polish, body whip, body gloss, and perfume oil.
Surround yourself with the food of the gods! Luscious nectar of apricot and white peach amidst intoxicating mimosa and plum blossoms accented with a splash of ruby red grapefruit and a faint breath of spring air.
An ethereal clean and creamy white floral blend with billowing white blossoms of Victorian lilacs with wisps of sweet jasmine, white rose, white violet and cherry heliotrope. Floating beneath is a thick layer of fresh cream raining onto a bed of white raspberries.
Snare your dreams, no matter the time! Wild honeysuckle flowers with sugared citrus notes of lemon and bergamot peel at play against a sheer base of orange blossoms, muguet and crisp green leaves.
Choose the path to your own happy ending by virtue of sweet wild strawberries intertwined with woodland roses underscored by mysterious woods, forest earth, and a hint of animal musk.
The eternal embodiment of spring pays tribute to you with a mix of hyacinth blossoms, myrtle, and wild heather fused with the soft green foliage of moss and ivy, gently grounded by a warm and earthy base of clove, cinnamon, and myrrh.
Escape to a place of tranquility… Crisp green leaves of weeping willows are refined with a splash of green tea and softened with a floral veil of water lily blossoms, winding down to a soft base of warm woods and clear musk.
The spring perfumes will be offered in new 5ml amber glass dropper bottles. I will be switching all catalog scents to these bottle once the current stock of roller-ball bottles have been sold out.
The Valentine’s Day collection will be released on Saturday, January 28th at 11:00 AM EST. If you would like to try out the Valentine’s Day scents before the release, they are now available in the Soap Sampler and Perfume Oil Sampler. Each will be available in cold process soap, cream soap, sugar polish, body whip, body gloss, and perfume oil.
A purely indulgent and deeply sensual treat! Precious golden amber resins crushed together with dark patchouli and sweetened with a veil of vanilla bourbon.
A tantalizing blend of strawberry, white peach, bergamot, and African tamarind at play with apple blossom and whispers of damask rose leading to a seductive base of tonka bean, coconut milk and white musk.
A slice of sweetness, but watch out for its bite! Juicy slices of sweet clementine, blood orange, tangerine, and ruby red grapefruit drizzled with bittersweet chocolate.
An indulgent creation of fragrant black honey and warm propolis intermingled with dark cocoa, fiery spice, and shreds of bitter almonds.
Sugary ripe raspberries over a blanket of pink and white rose petals with hints of warm musk, sweet and creamy vanilla, and just a delicate breath of white lilies and fresh peonies.
Some of the best things happen in the dark… sweet Bulgarian lavender over an intoxicating base of Madagascar vanilla with a most decadent touch of dark chocolate.
This delicious confection will make you absolutely edible! Freshly baked sugar cookies with crushed macadamia nuts topped with buttered toffee morsels and drizzled with white chocolate.
The shop will be closed December 17th through January 6th for the holidays.
Before I close up shop, I will be having a sale on autumn collection overstock and a couple of limited editions. The sale will begin Friday, December 9th at 10:00 PM EST. To make it fair for everyone, I will list the entire quantity I have available at one time.
Update: The Winter Collection will debut on Saturday, November 19th at 11:00 AM EST
The winter collection will debut within the next couple of weeks. The date of the release will be announced on Etsy and Facebook… I will post an update in this blog post as well. Krumkake, Snowdrift, and Wassail have been reformulated, but the scents are not too drastically different from last year.
If you would like to try out the winter scents before the release, they are now available in the Soap Sampler and Perfume Oil Sampler. Each will be available in cold process soap, cream soap, sugar polish, body whip, body gloss, and perfume oil.
A traditional German winter drink of mulled wine… prefect for cold winter days. Black cherry wine warmed with fresh orange slices accented with dark spice and sweetened with a drop of honey.
Warm, sweet, and comforting… a winter morning treat by a cozy fireplace. Creamy oat porridge drizzled with milk and honey accented with dried citrus slices, white spice, and the faint smoky aroma of crackling firewood.
Norwegian Krumkake is a delicious filled waffle cone cookie traditionally made during the Yuletide season. Freshly baked gingerbread, brown sugar, creamy butter, and dark molasses dusted with saffron, clove, nutmeg and cinnamon and filled with caramelized chestnuts in thick vanilla cream.
Reminiscent of a refreshing walk through a forest of frosted evergreen trees on a snowy winter day. Crisp silver cedar and blue spruce amid lifting notes of citrus, soft herbs and wild mint grounded with smoky musk and vetiver.
Panettone is a classic Italian fruit-filled sweet bread enjoyed during winter holidays… festive and delicious. Tart cranberries, apples, ripe figs, and crunchy walnuts in sumptuous batter of rich golden cake.
“I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.” – Mae West. White jasmine and crisp heliotrope floating over rose, carnation, gingered peach, and juniper berry in a sheer base of aged patchouli, smoky vetiver, sandalwood with a stray drop of black vanilla.
Wassail is a medieval hot, spiced punch often associated with Yuletide. Juicy apples and orange zest simmering with warm spices of fresh ginger, cinnamon stick, and nutmeg spiked with vintage ale and dark patchouli.
The Special Request Collection will debut on Saturday, September 24th at 11:00 AM EST. This is a limited release… these will not be restocked after they sell out. However, I am considering some of the limited editions for the general catalog, so a couple may eventually return.
Four new limited edition scents are on the horizon. The first three are scented with essential oils only and will be available in cold process soap and polish. Deadwood will be available in cold process soap, cream soap, sugar polish, body whip, and body gloss. If you would like to try out these scents in advance, they will be available in the Soap Sampler on Saturday.
Face any challenge with a creation that spans the ages. Herbaceous clary sage heightened with a bracing splash of fresh citrus and a drop of bitter almond.
A crisp blend of ocean botanicals and essential oils captures the fresh, clean scent of cool ocean spray. Created with a revitalizing and invigorating blend of rosemary, lavender, spearmint, lemongrass, and vetiver essential oils.
A sweet treat that works with both body and spirit… a stimulating brew of imported spices and crushed vanilla beans steeped in freshly brewed coffee and sweetened with milk and honey.
Wild bergamot, clover honey, and a light dusting of spice leading to a heart of warm amber and barley grass grounded in a rich base of black vanilla, musk, teak, and worn brown leather.