Rosa, the perfume created in honor of the California wild rose is now back in stock in her luscious creamy version. The new edition was created using the same formula and pretty much the same exact vital plant essences as in the previous version. One thing I have noticed when a new edition is fresh… Continue reading Rosa solid is back in stock!
Monday morning I filtered the 2014 edition of Rosa liquid perfume and began listing all the variations. The wafting of the aromatic molecules from the filtering process wafted throughout the entire house for a few days and is still very present within the studio. The photo above of the Rosa flacon was taken amongst fresh… Continue reading Rosa 2014
The 2nd edition of Vespertina as a liquid perfume extract is now back! Orchestrated like her solid, creamy counterpart, the synergy contains the same precious essences but in a base of 190 proof organic grape alcohol with two tinctures one from frankincense resin and one from Indian ambrette seeds. The aromatic is very similar to… Continue reading Vespertina Liquid is Back
The 2014 edition of Rosa as a solid is back. There were a few tiny modifications to the formula due to available ingredients but not enough to shift the aroma. I am happy to report that there was enough of the precious rose bourbonica from India to include in this edition. As I have mentioned… Continue reading Wild Wonderful
Today we journey to the heart center with the flower governed by Venus along with six other bloggers. Please follow the links at the end of this post to travel to the other participants in this blogging feast centered around our 12 favorite rose-themed scents and/or products. Since I don’t use other products besides… Continue reading A Dozen Roses
“A rose does not preach – it simply spreads its fragrance.” ~ Ghandi Rosa, the perfume created for the wild, woodland rose of California is now back in liquid form! The flacon, the vial with 1 gram of juice and the samples have all been updated in the E-shop. The reason this perfume was gone… Continue reading The Wild Woodland Rose is back!
While prowling social media this morning I came across an interview on the Mountain Rose blog with herbalist Kiva Rose. The last question in the interview is “Is there one herb that you feel especially connected to, and if so, in what way?” Kiva choose the Wild Rose, Rosa woodsii, which is a sister to… Continue reading Woodsii
Saturday in the late afternoon, once all the orders had been packed, I headed over to my local family owned nursery. Autumn is the best time to plant here in the woodland because of the amount of rain we tend to get. Mom had given Greg and I a gift certificate for Christmas which I… Continue reading Sage, Rosemary and Time
“You are the rose of me in you I have lost myself utterlyyour fragrance, as a breath from paradiseabout me ever liesI crush you to my heart with sutblest ecstacyand on your lips I live, and in your passionate eyes.”~ Chettur Long before paper valentines, male and female humans strove to inspire each others love… Continue reading Perfume Illuminated: Chocolate, Wine and Roses
“Food nourishes the Body, but Flowers nourish the Soul.” ~ Ancient Proverb In the botanical perfumers palette the most expensive and valuable essences are those that come from the heavenly domain of the flowers. Floral notes give body and heart to a perfume. The essences most often used to add a sensuous bouquet include: RoseJasmineOrange… Continue reading Soul Food