December Scents

It’s December! We noted last month that November often feels like an awkward month spent in agonising wait until December, Christmas and the opportunity to get all properly festive arrives. Well that time is now! While you’ve been busy finishing up (or just starting!) your Christmas shopping and getting your trees looking gorgeous and sparkly, we’ve put together this little guide to some of our favourite December fragrances.

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November scents

Sandwiched in between Halloween and Christmas, November can feel like a bit of uneventful month in which the nights draw in and the days get colder. However, from beautiful frosty landscapes to cosy evenings in with a warming treat there’s still plenty to love in November. Here are some of the scents that we’d recommend for this month which remind us of everything we love about November.

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Trend Alert: Spirit-ed Scents

Boozy fragrances are now officially en vogue with beauty giants like Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford releasing alcohol-scented perfumes. However, for many of us spending the day wafting around the scent of whisky is not exactly ideal. Another way to incorporate the trend is to bring the scent of spirits into the home, where the smell of the alcohol-inspired fragrance Cognac and Leather adds a relaxed and luxurious air.

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Spooky scents for Hallowe’en

If you’re looking for a Hallowe’en home fragrance that’s a little more unique than the usual pumpkin spice, whipping up your own special scent may be the answer.

Ashleigh and Burwood Fragrance Oils (£2.75 each) can easily be mixed together to create a new, unique fragrance. The finished mix can then be sprinkled on pot pourri or a tissue or placed in an oil burner in order to scent your home.

There are plenty of Fragrance Oils to get creative with and mix into exciting new combinations. Here are a few spooky cocktails we’ve come up with for Hallowe’en…

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Embrace the Autumn!

With a morning chill in the air, conkers on the ground, and Christmas displays already sneaking onto the shelves, it’s hard to deny that the seasons are now officially a-changing. While it’s always hard to say goodbye to the sunny days of summer, there’s still plenty to love about the colder months – from the autumnal beauty of the changing leaves outside to the cosy home comforts within. Here are some of our favourite things to celebrate about autumn.

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Decorate Your Home for Spring

At long, long last, winter has come to an end and spring is finally here! With the Easter bank holiday approaching, now’s the perfect time to get creative and begin opening up your home to let spring in.

There are lots of lovely ways to add a touch of spring to your home (don’t worry, we’re not going to suggest spring cleaning – though if you do feel like having a spruce, check out our tips here), from fresh flowers to bright colours and light pastels, you can add ‘instant-Spring’ to your home using just a few home accessories!

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National Fragrance Day, 21st March

There’s lots of reasons to love March as far as we’re concerned at A&B. The first day of spring, longer days and pretty flowers, but the main reason we love March is because it’s the month of National Fragrance Day! Scents bring us all kinds of joy, from uplifting our mood to reminding us of a special someone or memory, so on the 21st March we dedicate an entire day to celebrating the power and importance of fragrance!

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