Ok, obviously it’s not, but it feels like it with these stunning goodies arriving – one good thing about waiting all year to buy polishes (generally speaking!) is that I REALLY appreciate the ones I get 🙂
First up was the package from Harlow & Co – that arrived fast. About 6 days? To NZ from Canada? That’s FAST.
Well packed, double bubbled and bubble bag, cute wee business card. And the polishes?
Next was an order of perfume samples from Dorian & Dahl on Etsy – I came across a review from Phyrra who highly rated their perfumes, and I love perfumes. Not the normal, alcohol based spray ones, but the ones with real oils and interesting blends – I like Lush’s perfumes, and I LOVE these.
I’ve tried two so far, Sookeh and Perfect Lady – but sniffed them all and they’re different, and all very appealing. Sookeh I like on me, Perfect Lady not so much; it’s a very classic scent and I’m not that into it on me, but I am adoring trying these out. 🙂
One thing I really liked about Dorian & Dahl was they sent a business STICKER, not a card. It’s just a little bit different, has a cute picture on it, and just shows they are thinking of how to step outside the box, and I love it. 🙂
Then finally was a package from piCture pOlish – 5 working days from order to delivery? WOW. Huge bag, well packed, lots of bubble wrap.
And the polishes…
Yowsa. I did get three black Ozotics, yes, but 1 was for me, 1 for my sister, and 1 for my mother. Was I tempted to keep all three? Why yes, yes I was. Wouldn’t you have been? 😀
Have a fantastic weekend!
I bought this little solid perfume from Felt (a NZ website which offers an outlet for handmade goodies) and had to buy it.
The write up stated: “A rich and moisturizing tin of solid perfume – scented with a nut cracker fragrance which is a blend of: butter, almond, mandarin orange, lemon, herbaceous lime, and pineapple with nutty notes, maple, clove, cinnamon, spicy berry notes, sage, lavender, jasmine, and ozonic notes, with a dry down of creamy vanilla coconut, amber woods, cedar leaf, cedarwood, sandalwood, and exotic musks. Since it is a blend of fragrances it is hard to describe besides my plain version of saying sweet nuts with coconut.” (http://felt.co.nz/listing/79996/LAST-ONE-Nutcracker-Solid-Perfume)
What an awesome description!
So, I bought it, and it arrived quickly – well packaged, and with a cute little sample glass vial of rose petal perfume oil that -well – smells exactly like rose petals, and is an oil. Nice.
The Nutcracker perfume is quite a complicated scent,and changes depending on body chemistry (as all perfume does) and on the warmth of the day. Sweet and nutty is accurate, I don’t smell much coconut though, it’s almost a touch musky.
Overall, its a lovely light scent that is not overwhelming – a day time fragrance, if you will.
Check out her shops – on on Felt (www.artisanjouel.felt.co.nz ) and www.artisanjouel.com – lots of gorgeous items! I love supporting NZ Made items, especially by super clever crafty and arty people.