A Perfumed Bestiary, Letter D for Dolphin, Part 2

Playful Dolphin called forth Hawaiian sandalwood as its plant ally. As I smelled scent strips and jotted down notes I choose a few, similar watery essences that are in C for Coral such as Violet Leaf, Clary Sage and Cypress. I added Seaweed and Choya for the ocean and then let the synergy sit in… Continue reading A Perfumed Bestiary, Letter D for Dolphin, Part 2

A Perfumed Bestiary, Letter C for Coral, Part 2

The full “Sturgeon” moon of August takes place Thursday, August 15th in the morning, thus Wednesday evening will be the best night to gaze upon its silvery splendor. The varying names of the moon come from the first peoples around the world and generally relate to an event taking place in the natural world, such… Continue reading A Perfumed Bestiary, Letter C for Coral, Part 2

Gift Guide: Mermaids and Sea Nymphs

Another collection of handmade beauties from Etsy. This one is for the Mermaiden or Sea Nymph on your list. Me, I’d like some of those chocolate seashells please. NEW CLASSIC CLUTCH by Upstyle in San DiegoBlue Waters — Photographic Print 4×6 by Kties in CroatiaFossil Coral Ring in Sterling with 14kt Gold by Betsy Bensen… Continue reading Gift Guide: Mermaids and Sea Nymphs

Perfume Illuminated: Seaweed

“Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs usso that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garmentsor scavenging among seaweed and whitened timberslike the homesick refugees of a long war.”~ Loren Eiseley The weekend is upon us as is the arrival of sweet Springtime with warmer and longer days. Since the GreenWitch… Continue reading Perfume Illuminated: Seaweed