January 2011

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on labels and stickers

In a previous post I learned in the comments section that I forget from time to time to outline simple but important things when it comes to what I do. OK, there we go: Everything you get from tauer is hand made in Switzerland by… tauer. Actually, it says so on every sample and every […]

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Scented cards

Yesterday, I got the scented cards, perfumed with the scent of the CARILLON POUR UN ANGE, delivered to my house. Hurray! They smell -like the test we did beforehand- gorgeous and incredibly close to what you get out of the flacon. Thus, this week is definitely a Carillon week. These cards are a bit difficult […]

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American walnut and other design decisions

In case you have not done it: leave a comment in YESTERDAY’s post (click here) to make sure to take your chance in the draw for a Carillon pour un ange. Today, we go back to normal and discuss a design detail that I forgot yesterday while cheating with Photoshop. First, it is amazing how […]

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exclusive draw, be the first…

==THE DRAW FOR A CARILLON POUR UN ANGE IS OVER== =RANDOM.ORG PICKED THE LUCKY WINNER: ANGIE C., COMMENT NR. 12 = =congratulations to you, Angie, and thank you to all who participated= The draw of the weekend is over, the winner is Marianne (second comment on the last post ) and random.org was very cool […]

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a little weekend draw

===ADDITION: January 25, 2011. THIS DRAW IS CLOSED=== = =The winner is Marianne, second comment on this post== = THANK YOU ALL FOR PARTICIPATING,and good luck the next time!= Dear all we have guests for a while (until mid next week) and hence  my blog writing is a bit hampered. Thus, I figured we could […]

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details on rose absolute

This morning, reading the comments section of yesterday’s post, I wondered how many roses are needed for the rose absolute that I poured into the mixture of the Incense rose. The mixture I did yesterday is for about 500 flacons later (25 liters) and I put about 183 grams of rose absolute into it. This […]

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a box of fragrant stuff for Incense rosé

Yesterday, I got all the production bottles from the cold cellar, for the production of another batch of Incense rosé. Today, with all chemicals and raw materials on room temperature I will mix, and hence no condense water will be forming inside when opening the aluminum bottles. These aluminum bottles look totally unsexy and unromantic, […]

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self sustaining communication circles

today, I continue boxing and preparing orders for pick-up later this week and next week. Thus, this post is short, but comes with a punch line. In between, when I cannot sit straight and patiently anymore, I will dilute the next batch of Vetiver dance, one of the most under-appreciated perfumes in my line. At […]

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Inspiration lingers everywhere and a pre-spring cleaning of a clustered desk

So it felt like early spring yesterday. The sun got through the early morning fog and it got warm and it truly felt like spring for a moment. Actually, I only wanted to get rid of a few pieces of paper on my desk, but what started innocently as a little engagement turned into a […]

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weekend greetings

It is Friday and time to write a few mails, follow up a few orders from suppliers and to send my early weekend greetings. In anticipation of traveling later this year to Southern California again: Today’s picture is a take of a pink flower, seen April 2010 in Joshua Tree. Enjoy!