Monthly Archives: November 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wanted to wish anyone reading a wonderful Thanksgiving day! I’m certainly thankful for so many things in my life at this time: friends and family, a special cottage in a beautiful location, the opportunity to do something interesting and creative, … Continue reading

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Quick update on new scents

I tested the Wood Violet without plum again yesterday and decided to set that aside¬†for now (don’t like it enough to pursue), but I also tested the new cedary woods scent and will continue with that one.¬† It needs a … Continue reading

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Some misc IFRA info and comment on room sprays

Several things have put IFRA in my mind the last few days: a blog post I saw recently reviewing the room spray Massoia by Geodesis, an article in Perfumer & Flavorist online magazine, and the new low-atranol oakmoss now available. … Continue reading

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Lieu de Reves

I had a chance to work on Lieu de Reves this weekend and am pleased with the progress. I took out a sandalwood ingredient that was interacting with some of the ionones to cause an odd musty note that I … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Certificates

I’ve had some inquires about gift certificates so thought I’d post a little update about them. You can purchase two kinds of gift certificates from Sonoma Scent Studio. These GC options are available all year, but the winter holidays are … Continue reading

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Autumn’s beauty

I snuck out for a couple hours today to go to Preston winery, which has been a longtime family favorite because of the beautiful scenery, very nice wines, and wonderful organic gardens on site. Preston sells organic olive oil made … Continue reading

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Our own scent truth

I’ve found it very interesting to see the variation in how people perceive a scent, and part of the reason for the variation seems to be that for any given note or ingredient people have different sensitivities and tolerances to … Continue reading

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