Spring cleaning your scents

Spring Equinox at the start of this week means spring has officially begun and the days lengthen, the sun begins peeking out from behind the clouds and the first flower buds poke their heads out of the earth. This transition of the seasons also brings about a change in our homes as we seek to refresh them after the hibernation of the cosy winter season. While it may be a little early for a true spring clean, a simple way to brighten the home is by swapping warming, winter scents to fresher fragrances for the spring.

Below are our top choices for adding the scent of spring to your home:

Soft Cotton: The perfect soothingly fresh scent for the transition between winter cosiness and brighter spring weather.

The Scented Home Soft Cotton Reed Diffuser – £14.50

Garden Mint: Spring is all about the re-emergence of nature after winter hibernation. Bring the outside in with this sweet, minty scent from our Country Garden collection, ideal for embracing the green trend in your home.

Garden Mint 250ml Lamp Fragrance – £6.95 & Peacock Feather Fragrance Lamp – £28.95

Wild Meadow: Inspired by the English countryside, Wild Meadow is a gloriously fresh floral accord that will evoke the lively nature of spring in your home.

Wild Meadow 500ml Lamp Fragrance – £12.50

Lavender: Our take on this classic scent incorporates peppermint and citrus notes for a fresh kick. Light up one of our Lavender Scented Candles in the evening to create an air of cleansing relaxation.

Lavender Limited Edition Scented Candle – £17.95

What scents do you use to refresh your home for spring?

Find Your Fragrance

For us, there’s nothing better than discovering a new fragrance, but when you’re confronted with what seems like hundreds of different scents and notes, knowing where to begin can be tricky! The Fragrance Finder breaks down this process for you, helping you explore the different types of scent to discover the perfect fragrance for you and your home.

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Travel with your home fragrance

Don’t leave your home fragrance in the house, it makes a great car companion!

Some car air fresheners lose their scent after a matter of weeks, offering a quick burst of fragrance on the day of purchase before rapidly fading to nothing. It’s time to get scent savvy. Your car picks up bad odours just as easily as the home – muddy shoes, mucky dogs and murky weather all see to that!

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Is it a Fruit? Is it a Vegetable? Who Cares, it Smells Great.

Let the fresh, verdant aroma of Tomato sweep your home with our Vine Tomato Lamp Fragrance. Botanical, earthy and ripe, Vine Tomato will have you dreaming of childhood summers spent outdoors, playing in the grass and taking in the scents. The perfect antidote to city living, Vine Tomato evokes vitality and crisp, clean air, transporting you to the countryside and a simpler way of life. Ideal for the kitchen or dining room, Vine Tomato emits a leafy aroma reminiscent of fresh-cut grass on a summer’s day. Picture juicy, ripe tomatoes and losing yourself in the scents of a vast, botanical greenhouse. Let the clean, airy breeze of Vine Tomato sweep through your home and cool you during the warmer months with sanguine notes of tomato and verbena. Why not give a new scent a try? Tomato1

Trend Setting

The weather may have taken a turn for the worse this week but you can bring the summer back into your home with some of SS15’s top interior trends.

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Tropical Garden

Think tropical plants, lush greens, bird and insect prints and of course – plenty of colour. Tropical rainforests are making their interior debut with this bold and fun trend.

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It’s Not Just The Evenings That Are Getting Lighter…

Ask anyone what their favourite time of year is and the answer will most likely be summer (or Christmas, though unlike the former this probably isn’t related to the weather). Days get longer, the weather heats up, and the prospect of a beach holiday draws ever nearer. So it’s hardly surprising that we make so many alterations to accommodate this welcome change in season.

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The Scents That Make Sense for Your Home… The Bathroom

You bathe there. You shower there. There’s a sink whose primary function it is to wash your hands and brush your teeth with. Cleaning is a common theme in the bathroom. Endless supplies of water and hygiene products make it the room in the house synonymous with cleanliness. Yet sometimes (quite regularly actually, often more than once a day) this magical cleaning room can smell somewhat… not so clean.

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