Sunday, October 25, 2009
Just a reminder!
We are going to be at Oddmall Chrishaunkwanzmadan in Hudson, Ohio November 7th. http://oddmall.info/#when
(click on the link for directions and more info) It is an Indie Artisan show of the eclectic , fun, quirky, beautiful and bizarre! Among the great things is the fact that it is free!!!!!!! to the public. So if you have no plans for the weekend I suggest checking it out. There will be great items to pick up for the holidays and no doubt will be a good time.
We will be taking our cool flint glass 16 oz jars (as shown in the 8oz size) in 25 different fragrances and quite possibly may offer a special on them for the event!
Hope to see you there!
Saturday, October 17, 2009
To make room for new fragrances added this fall I am having a sale on remaining inventory of the following fragrances!
Cinnamon Clove Bud - a spicy cinnamon clove mix like Bath and Body works fragrance
Plum Cardamom - a slightly sweet plum with a subtle spice note - this is a more delicate fragrance - not heavy.
Gardenia - enough said
Vanilla Blossoms - smells like baby powder with a slight vanilla note.
Black Cherry - very strong tart cherry (not discontinuing but making way for another fruit for the season)
Stock and sizes are limited - please call to see what is available. 330-426-9955/9928
All sizes will be 50% off retail!
The new additions will be Keeping Room (our old version of a spice mix of cinnamon, clove , allspice blend - finally found the perfect replacment!), Nutmeg, Gingerbread, Woodland Berry, Evergreen & Citrus, our famous Colonial Christmas (balsam with a touch of vanilla) Orange Clove and Peppermint!
Don't forget to keep up to date with events and happenings at our other blogspot..........
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
I've finally created a "parfum" for the home and linens that has exceeded all my expectations! It fragrances rooms with just a spray or two and lingers on so long! They are in luxurious frosted glass bottles and currently available in Lavender, Grapefruit, Sea Salt, Vanilla Spice, Colonial Christmas (our signature fraiser fir with a touch of vanilla) Fresh Apple, Coconut Lime & our Aromatherapy essential oil Bliss blend which smells just like Aveda's Shampure.
They are generously sized at 8 fl oz and are 18.00 ea.
They smell amazing , look beautiful and will last a long time. A perfect holiday gift or wonderful way to fragrance your home and linens.
Saturday, August 29, 2009
Well, we just finished up at Shaker Woods and debuted our new Aromatherapy candles. They were received so wonderful ( we sold out!) that they will now become a mainstay at the shop. The first two fragrances we offered were Blissful and Harmony. Blissful is a blend of orange, eucalyptus, patchouli and ylang ylang oils and it smells just like Aveda's Shampure brand for those of you familiar with Aveda. Harmony is a blend of geranium, grapefruit, oak moss and cedarwood and has an earthy, slightly floral wonderful smell. These are made with 100% natural essential oils blended in our food grade US domestic soy vegetable wax thus making this our most natural - vegan friendly product.
Also, while we are on the note of natural, I'd like to take a minute to let you know why our product is not Organic. A lot of candle makers are making claims to have organic products which is very......misleading. You could have an organic soybean and organic essential oils but the process that it takes to turn the beans into soywax changes the chemical make-up of the bean thus making it no longer organic. I am trying to make an organic product in these new Aromatherapy Essential oils candles however I will not claim the are organic when they are not 100%. Thus using the term natural.
I hope to add two more blends for the fall - one being a lavender blend and something uplifting.
Our 11 oz glass tumbler will be gift boxed along with a card describing the oils used and a brief description of the benefits 14.95 ea. In additon we will have Aloe & Olive oil glycerine soaps to corrdinate with our Aromatherapy line. 4.00 ea.
This is good stuff!
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Ahhh. The Shaker Woods festival has begun! Our weekend started off great and ended on one HOT note! It was ..........as always..........wonderful to see all the familiar faces as well as some of the new ones in to sample our line. A heartfelt thanks to all of you and we will see the rest of you the next two weekends! Enjoy the photos!
Thursday, July 16, 2009
News for July is that I am planning some new things for candle purchases and online customers.
There is going to be a new candle fragrance of the month special which I will post Aug through December.
In addition plans are in the works for a "Grand Opening" near the end of Sept., an invitation for a wine tasting as well as something special for the holidays.
In the meantime - I am still plugging along making the numerous candles to take to Shaker Woods for the show in August and hoping that I can get everything done! Another great event for July has been the addition of our custom canvas / sign for over our doorway. It looks amazing! (Thank you - to Bill Yansens from Canvas Corner of East Palestine)
Lastly I have finally put all of the candles on Etsy ( an all handmade marketplace for artisans) to make it easier for all of my out of town customers to purchase them direct and "online". Hopefully it will make the purchase easier and quicker. It will just take some time for me to get the word out to everyone! The direct link to our Etsy Store is in the right hand upper corner.
Thank you again for the wonderful outpouring of nice comments and support!
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Today went off without a hitch and I was so pleased with the turn out considering I did not advertise (other than the mention to the facebook crowd). Everyone was so nice and it was great to hear the wonderful feedback from everyone. A special thank you to - Carol, Steve, Jess and Scott for the DELISH edible fruit arrangment. That was such a nice surprise! Although our "Grand Opening" won't be scheduled until after our show at Shaker Woods, I hope to have some sort of regular hours and will try my best to keep a variety of candles available. The candle shelves won't be full until after the show. The soaps and oils were a hit today and that was nice as well. Oh - and just because our signs aren't done , doesn't mean we aren't open. Look for the "open" sign in the window and stop in!
Thanks for making this a great day!
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
The science of the effects fragrance has on the mind & spirit .
Aromachology? It is simple. It is the basic awareness of how a certain fragrance evokes feelings of peace, happiness, bliss, relaxation or bring up memories of something familiar or comforting.
Aromachology vs. Aromatherapy?
The main difference is that Aromatherapy deals in the actual effects that certain botanical ingredients have on the body, such as how peppermint can clear the sinuses or help with mental alertness.
Since Aromatherapy uses only actual essential oils - it can limit the creations you can make scent wise. I chose to make my candles using the Arom aaahhh cology principle. The use of fine quality oils containing essential oils allows me to create a beautifully fragranced candle and help evoke the many senses....in you.