Fabric of my Life.

Tag: Scent

Gonna let it burn.

I’ve talked a lot about using scent as a means of facilitating ‘escape’, but scent is also a powerful way to alleviate anxiety and stress, which I think we can all agree is highly needed just now.  I’ve had a couple of friends recently recommend the benefits of “focused meditation”, using the smoke curls of burning incense and watching them curl and waft upwards, becoming immersed in the different patterns and paths the trail of the smoke begin to take.

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Scents of adventure.

Five weeks into lockdown, and I think it’s safe to say that ‘escape’ is at the forefront of most of our minds just now! Our homes may be providing us with the safety and security we need – and there truly is no better place for us to be – but being able to escape from the uncertain and bewildering realities of current lockdown life offers a much-needed bit of sweet relief, whether it be through the pages of a

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Light up, responsibly.

One thing that instantly makes me feel at home in a new place is lighting one of my favourite candles and having a warm, familiar scent fill the air, transfusing the space with a sense of comfort and wellbeing.  Over the past few years I’ve become particularly obsessive in my pursuit of the best candle brands, and scents within their collections. It will probably come as no surprise, but not all candles are created equal. I’m always amazed by how

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Handle with care.

Candlelight and Christmastime go hand-in-hand in my book. What better way to add a festive touch to your home than lighting a candle and having a heady winter scent fill the air, making the space feel warm, cosy and inviting? I started the year with a resolution to develop a regular candle lighting ritual and explore the tranquil and restorative properties of candlelight. Along the way I’ve learnt a lot; not just my own personal preferences for scent families in particular

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after i shared my favourite wellness discoveries from my adventures in new york a few weeks ago, the lovely founders of keap bk got in touch to let me know about their new kickstarter campaign, launching their second range of pure, sustainable candle scents. naturally i was eager to help support their campaign, and also wanted to take the opportunity to get to know the guys behind the brand a little better, who both left positions at google to pursue their

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Dark, wild + deep

no sooner than i write about my current embracing of the powers of candlelight and another beautiful candle brand pops up on my radar, thanks to the beautiful curated online home store curious egg. amongst their refreshingly original edit of home accessories, wallcoverings and textiles, the wonderfully refined collection of tatine candles jumped out at me. scottish sculptor, painter and art consultant lorraine aaron launched curious egg last year with her husband roddy, to showcase the vibrant array of global

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