Monthly Archives: May 2008

Just a quick note on ambroxan

I’m still catching up on orders and have the contest winner packages to ship, so no time for working on scents right now.  I saw the new Escentric Molecules 02 scents are based on ambroxan, and although I love that aroma chem I find … Continue reading

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Sample Drawing Results

We had a wonderful response to the drawing between the posts and all the emails, so I decided to draw 6 winners instead of 3 (really wish I could send to everyone!).  The winning names picked from the flowerpot are below.  … Continue reading

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A new green floral discovery, and the drawing closes tonight

I’ve not had much time for working on scents the last few days, but I did sneak a quick try of Patricia de Nicolai’s Temps d’Une Fete.  I’ve mentioned that I have trouble finding green florals I like, and here’s … Continue reading

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Draw for free samples of Vintage Rose and Wood Violet

We’ll do a draw at the end of the day Thursday for 3 winners of one sample each of our two new scents: Wood Violet and Vintage Rose.  Just post here on the blog that you’d like to be entered … Continue reading

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Champagne de Bois and aldehydes

I had been using a different labdanum absolute in Champagne de Bois than in my other scents and need to switch that formula over to the newer labdanum.  While I’m at it, I’m making some other adjustments to the formula and … Continue reading

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Healdsburg Botanical Artist Martha Kemp

We have so many wonderful artists here in Sonoma, and I wanted to mention a recent discovery.  I’ve always admired classic botanical drawings that document plants in beautiful detail.  Martha Kemp of Healdsburg is a botanical artist who has won numerous … Continue reading

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Boxes on the way!

My edp boxes shipped today, so that’s exciting.  I sure hope they look good, but I’ll have to wait in suspense until later next week to see them.  I’m anxious to see how the colors turned out. I’m still covered … Continue reading

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