Authentic natural, botanical perfumes that are handmade require patience because since they are produced with hands and real plant materials more time is required to make them. The slow food movement that came out of Italy in relation to food and the current artisan culture, or even bee keeping and re-doing a garden with California… Continue reading Page 47, one of my most popular and best selling natural botanical perfumes, is back in the solid format!
Here’s a few beauties I found on Etsy weaved in with some of my pieces. The first collection is for the romantic, lover of shabby chic and vintage style. Bed from Painted Cottage in New JerseyVintage Crochet Bedspread – Coverlet from Ethanol in Portland OregonLarge Coral Branch from EveryEskimo in Michiganand the Page 47 mini… Continue reading Gift Guide: Shabby Chic, Pink and the Vamp
On this day back in the early sixties, I was born in the capital of Argentina, the port city of Buenos Aires. It was a Monday, Marilyn Monroe had died of a supposed overdose a week prior and on that day Ringo Starr stepped in as drummer for the Beatles. As I’ve done twice in… Continue reading You say it’s your birthday It’s my birthday too, yeah!
The moon is currently illuminated in the floral splendor of Spring. Orbiting counter clockwise around the Earth the current full moon phase is ideal for sweeping away all those influences that no longer serve. It is also an ideal time to visualize yourself protected and tuning into your intuition. Naming the full moons is a… Continue reading Flower Moon
Here are the first set of photos for the Page 47 botanical perfume in hte new liquid format. I’m doing a few more today and will have the illumination by Maestro Spalenka to share soon too. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson I used shells, vanilla beans… Continue reading Page by Page
“If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ~Toni Morrison Page 47, in all her abundant floral grandeur is back. I’m thrilled, as this is my very favorite of all the illuminated perfumes I’ve created. Appropriately so, since the fragrance was formulated to… Continue reading Sweet Serenity
“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket” ~ Chinese proverb For the last two years, in August when my date of birth rolls around I create a fragrance. It began with Cimbalom with a few hours of time for myself in a quite house. Last year I created Page 47 just after… Continue reading Turn the Page
“You are an alchemist, make gold of that!”~ Shakespeare A new series of fragrances has been birthed. As you may recall, last year in August I had a few hours to myself and decided to create a bespoke solid perfume. I gathered my favorite essences and quickly formulated a scent. Eventually I released the perfume… Continue reading Page 47
Sunday afternoon we celebrated my birthday by inviting a few family members and friends over to our little house in the woods. To my delight Green Power Girl came by, what a treat, I just LOVE her! She didn’t bring her Solar Scepter though. (Darn!) We decided to do a “Taste of Ecuador” type meal… Continue reading Taste of Ecuador