Stephanie had a tragic accident and passed away last night. We have closed down her shop and made sure all orders are fulfilled or refunded. Thank you for your understanding and support during this devastating time for her family.
When you’ve invested in an expensive perfume, you want it to last as long as possible. Here are 5 Do’s and Don’ts to store perfume and make your fragrance last for years. Don’t: Keep perfume in the bathroom Heat and humidity are enemies of fragrance, and both are found abundantly in your bathroom whenever you bathe or shower. […]
Need a romantic gift? Try this recipe for a luscious all natural massage or bath oil: Romantic Massage Oil Recipe 8 drops jasmine essence 2 ylang-ylang 6 drops sandalwood 1 drop ginger 1-2 drop nutmeg 2oz unscented massage oil or carrier oil of your choice* *Examples are sunflower, jojoba, macadamia, sweet almond, and grapeseed. I recommend […]
Celebrate the hottest season with cool, fresh scents It’s the season of family gatherings, travels, and backyard barbecues! Hot days are upon us, and it’s time to trade in your pants for shorts and sleeves for sundresses. So now you may wonder, does my fragrance need an update too? Need inspiration? See Our Top 3 Scents for Summer If you usually go dark […]
Hi friends, I hope you had a great week! I have a bit of exciting news… my items are featured in the Style section of the December Austin Monthly! My new 1oz sizes of Nightflower and Opulence perfumes and my Happiness Essential Oil Set are included in a spread full of local beauty products that make great gifts. Pick up […]
Hi friends! Until now, my new “secret” items have only been available to those who visited in my shop at Sherwood during faire. Now as the weather is turning cooler, this is the perfect time to try out these great handmade facial products that provide moisture and nourishment for your skin. First, we have two […]
Amber is a scent so popular, nearly every perfumer has a version of it. But what exactly is it? Amber essential oil? I’m sometimes asked where to get ‘amber essential oil’, which is at best a misnomer. Unless we’re actually talking about ambergris or fossilized amber oil, both very uncommon, the amber in fragrance is always a blended […]
My balcony plants all died over the winter (even my 5 year old lime tree), and I haven’t had the time to restart my garden until now. I purchased a tiny jasmine plant. As if it were a gift of gratitude, it bloomed one flower for me the very next day. Just wanted to share […]
If I had a dime for every time I’ve been asked by someone if they could buy my essential oils… Well, I’d have a lot of dimes! Pure, high quality essential oils have been always been the core ingredients to my products, but up until recently, my private collection of oils has been private. So […]
This morning I ran across an article that I have to share with you. This is the story of The World’s Oldest Clove Tree Can you imagine the days before cloves were available in every market? When a pair of islands held the entire world’s supply of the spice. In these days, the spices were […]
We’ve just concluded our fourth season of Sherwood Forest Faire. Thank you to everyone who came out and shopped with us, talked with us, helped us out, shared their stories and made it a great time! Be sure to join us next year in the Spring of 2014.
Christine from Canada asks: When youre working with essential oils, they always say to store them in a cool dark place and to store them in a colored bottle like amber. Do you still have to store them in a colored bottle once your perfume is diluted and all done? Because I noticed that your […]