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I have a pretty acute sense of smell and my feelings towards a place or a person seem to change a lot depending on how said place or person smells. That sounds quite odd writing it down but it’s definitely true, which is why I love finding ways to fragrance my home and create a a different atmosphere in each room. I’m excited to have teamed up with
The living room
This is our biggest space and used the most as the kitchen, dining area and living space are all rolled into one, which isn’t uncommon in flats. I love to burn candles here in the evening after I’ve cooked a meal so we are left smelling something lovely rather than lingering chilli con carne. It’s also nice to create an ambience in the evenings particularly when we have people coming around for a meal, something we love to do. In that case a candle with a lovely scent sets the tone right from the start. The
Our bedroom is a space to relax and unwind. I’ve been quite particular about finding a really comfy mattress, breathable linen bedding and often come to bed in a cloud of essential oil pillow sprays, much to Nick’s annoyance. Smell is another sense that plays a big roll in relaxation and don’t we all need help with that in our hectic, ‘always-on’ lifestyles?! Burning a candle before bed is a really good way to get into a bed time mindset. We’ve been trying to read just before bed and turn our screens off well before so a candle like
When I’m working I want to feel fresh and alert so the
So there’s a brief little scent tour of our home, hopefully inspiring you to think about how you can have a play in your own home from room to room. Candles always feel like a treat but it’s even better that other people also get to enjoy it.