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Nov
21

Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance

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Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance OilBlueberry Cobbler Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Spotlight

Customer reviews are in and Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance oil from Natures Garden is the real deal and smells exactly like freshly baked blueberry cobbler!  Yum!  Hopefully we can all look back and remember that fabulous smell of grandma’s home baked blueberry cobbler.  The buttery scent of those sweet tasting blueberries hiding under that buttery biscuit topping.  The smell alone had our mouths watering and wanting the ooey gooey goodness before it was even finished baking!  The best part of this sinful dessert was that it could be eaten warm or cold and plain or topped with a heaping scoop of vanilla ice cream.

What Does Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance Oil Smell like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden has top notes of butter and juicy blueberries with a background of freshly ground cinnamon bark and warm vanilla.

Top Notes:  blueberry, strawberry, coconut
Mid Notes: butter, apple, grape
Base Notes: French vanilla, baked cobbler, cinnamon

How Do Our Customers Use Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance Oil?

From our veteran candle crafters and home scenters to our newbies just starting out, Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance Oil is the scent for you.  Per our customer reviews, this particular scent has a very strong hot and cold throw and just POPS!  The maximum usage is 10% and performs perfectly in pillar of bliss wax for candle wax tarts as well as in wow wax, joy wax, and is super nice and strong in soy wax.  As it is never recommended to use crayons for candle coloring as it will clog your wick, lets talk about color suggestions.  It is suggested to use 6 drops of blue liquid candle dye plus 1 drop black liquid candle dye per 4 pounds of wax or shred an ample amount of a blue and black color block into your melted wax.

For room scenting purposes the maximum usage is 50% and for homemade cleaning products purposes the maximum usage rate for this Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance Oil is 5%.  In aroma beads, reed diffusers, incense, and potpourri this delectable, buttery aroma is nice and strong.

Soapers, whether you prefer melt and pour or cold process soap making, you will definitely enjoy this scent for all your bath and body products needs.  The maximum usage is 5%.  Our in house cold process soap testing results show that it has a perfect pour with no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation with with a strong scent.  It does discolor to a medium brown.  The vanillin content of Blueberry Cobbler Fragrance Oil is 5%.   Fragrances containing vanilla ingredients may discolor soap. Vanilla White Color stabilizer may help prevent discoloration due to vanilla.  However, there are more than 40 ingredients used in fragrance manufacturing that may contribute to discoloration of products.  Never use candle dye in any body products.  We here at Natures Garden suggest using blue soap colorant and maybe a dash of black soap colorant for darker color using amounts that satisfy your color preference.  Blueberry Cobbler performs perfectly in perfumes and performs well in other bath and body products such as bath oils, bath gels, and lotions.

To bring back the days of enjoying freshly baked blueberry cobbler, just go to Natures Garden’s web site and type “blueberry cobbler fragrance” into the search bar and order today.

 

Nov
11

Black Linen and Amber Fragrance

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Black Linen and Amber Fragrance OilBlack Linen and Amber Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Black Linen and Amber Fragrance Oil is not only a Natures Garden original fragrance, but it is also A Best Seller!  Truth be told this fragrance has me intrigued.  The words “black linen” alone sort of make me blush!  As a quilter, I mainly stick to cotton and flannel fabrics.  With a little research, I discovered that linen is very labor-intensive to manufacture.  It’s fibers are very absorbent and garments made of linen are appreciated for their extraordinary coolness and freshness in hot weather.  A wide variety of products are made with linen such as aprons, napkins, towels, table clothes, runners, chair covers, bed linen, and men’s and women’s wear.  “Linens” also refers to lightweight undergarments such as chemises, shirts, and lingerie – note that the root word, linen!  Most of us associate the color black with formality, death, and maybe even evil.  But, what if we flipped the coin and looked at the color black for the other things that it has been known to represent such as strength, power, authority and the unknown; we can add excitement to our lives.  Let’s face it, there’s a hidden mystery to the color black.  Black linen combined with amber has limitless possibilities for creating the desired ambiance; embrace the unknown!

What Does Black Linen and Amber Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a very unique, very sexy scent!  Black linen and amber is a unisex (meaning it is designed to be suitable to both sexes) fragrance that begins with top notes of fresh cotton and crisp ozonic (aquatic scent) notes; followed by middle notes of white blossoms;  well rounded with base notes of cashmere, amber, musk, and patchouli.

Top Notes:  fresh cotton, ozone
Mid Notes:  white blossoms
Base Notes:  cashmere, amber, musk, patchouli

How Do Our Customers Use Black Linen and Amber Fragrance Oil?

Coloring Suggestions:  Black Linen Amber Fragrance Oil

Let’s take a look at color suggestions for both homemade candles and homemade bath and body products.  For homemade candles, it’s suggested that you use 8 drops of black liquid candle dye per 4 pounds of wax.  Never use crayons to color your candles as they will clog your wick. For homemade soaps and other bath and body products, use black soap colorant in the amount that satisfies you.  Never use candle dye in any body products.

For homemade soaps, bath oils, bath gels, lotions and perfumes, the maximum usage for this unisex scent is 5%.  Cold process soap testing results show that Black Linen and Amber Fragrance Oil poured perfectly with no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, and no discoloration.  The soap scent is very nice and has good scent retention.  It also performed perfectly in perfumes and as for other bath and body products, it performed well.

As for homemade candles, the maximum usage is 10%.  This exotic fragrance performs perfectly in wow wax, joy wax, and is nice and strong in soy wax.

For household purposes like potpourri and incense the recommended maximum usage is 50% and for homemade cleaning products, the maximum usage is 5%.

Black Linen and Amber Fragrance Oil has limitless possibilities.  To order this sexy scent, just go to the search bar on Natures Garden site and type in “black linen and amber”.  It will take you directly to the page to order this linen scent!

Nov
10

Black Cherry Fragrance

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Black Cherry Fragrance OilBlack Cherry Fragrance Oil – Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Natures Garden’s Black Cherry Fragrance Oil is an extremely strong aroma of sweet ripened black cherries.  Black Cherry trees are also known as Prunus serotina and the fruit that it bears is neither sweet nor sour, which makes it perfect for wines, jellies, and jams.  Native to Kentucky, black cherry trees grow the best in deep forests, but due to the animals and many types of birds that eat the fruit and spread the seeds, they are more likely to grow wild along sides of roads.  The average tree size reaches a height of 50 to 60 feet.  However, in Clark County Kentucky there is a champion black cherry tree that stands 95 feet tall.  I mention this because the black cherry tree is a valuable forestry plant because the wood is prized for carpentry as the strong, hard wood from this tree is close-grained and perfect for furniture and cabinets.  Black cherry trees grow in full sun and partial shade and prefer moist soil.  Once a black cherry tree is planted, it should not be moved as this will damage the shallow taproots.  In the spring, the tree will bear clusters of small, but stunning white, fragrant flowers which is truly a site to see.  Not only are the black cherry trees beautiful and the black cherries beyond delicious, the pit of the black cherry has been used to play games such as marbles.

What Does Black Cherry Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

Black Cherry Fragrance Oil by Natures Garden is an extremely powerful scent of ripened sweet black cherries.

How Do Our Customers Use Black Cherry Fragrance Oil?

For cleaning products the maximum usage is 5% and for room scenting purposes the maximum usage rate for this cherry fragrance oil is 50%.  In aroma beads and incense this fruit scent is nice and strong.

Let’s start with homemade bath and body products.  The maximum usage is 5%.  You can use black and burgundy soap colorant in the amount that pleases you.  Just a reminder, never use candle dye in any bath and body products.  Cold process soap testing results show that it pours perfectly with no ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.  It discolors to a very light beige and has good scent retention.  The vanillin content of Black Cherry Fragrance Oil is .2%.  This percentage includes all forms of vanillin.  In other homemade bath and body products it performed well and in perfumes it performs perfectly.

Candle makers, your turn!  The maximum usage is 5%.  You can use 6 drops of burgundy liquid candle dye plus 1 drop of black liquid candle dye per 4 pounds of wax. Never use crayons to color your candles as they will clog your wick.  Black Cherry Fragrance Oil performs perfectly in joy wax, wow wax, and is nice and strong in soy wax.  You can also create homemade candle wax tarts using Natures Garden pillar of bliss wax, the scent is nice and strong.

To ‘pick’ this product today, simply type “Black Cherry Fragrance Oil” into our search bar and it will take you directly to our Black Cherry Fragrance Oil page and you can let your imagination ‘blossom’.

 

Jul
24

Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil

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Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil

Among all of the strawberry scents on the market, Natures Gardens Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil is amazingly strong, and smells just like fresh, juicy strawberries.

 

Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance OilFragrance Oil Spotlight

Tis the season for strawberry aromas to be everywhere, both edible and inedible.  Those big, ripe, juicy, heavenly fruits are making their way to grocery stores, farmers markets, side stands, and gardens all over the nation.  These sweet additions are being used in fruit salads, desserts, and snacks at a rapid rate.  The list for home scenting and bath and body products for strawberries is endless.  It is summer, and summer means strawberries.   And, when it comes to Strawberry Fragrance Oils, Natures Garden’s Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil is a front runner for our fruity inspired scents.

What does Strawberry Patch Type Smell Like?

A juicy, effervescent, thirst-quenching aroma containing just the right amount of juicy, fresh strawberries, tropical white peaches, succulent mango fruit, and rich vanilla beans.

How Do Our Customers Use Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil?

In the candle crafting world; our customers use this fragrance oil in their Pillar of Bliss, Wow Wax, Joy Wax, Gel Wax, and Soy Wax.  This fragrance oil performs perfectly, and has a strong scent throw both hot and cold.  Strawberry Patch Type Fragrance Oil has also been reviewed to have a great scent for car fresheners using aroma beads, and has even been used to make a great odor eliminator for rooms.

For the realm of bath and body, the possibilities for this fragrance oil are limitless.  The usage percent for this fragrance oil is 5%, and is used to make: Foaming Bath Whip, Melt and pour soaps, body sprays,  body butters, homemade lotions, shower gels, perfume oils, lotions bars, and bath melts.  Finally, for those of you that are cold process soapers, this one is a keeper.  Here are the official results:  Perfect Pour, no ricing, no acceleration.  No discoloration.  Other Cold Process reviews stated: “Scent sticks very well,” “Great berry scent!”, “This smelled heavenly OOB and after soaping it did not disappoint.”

Jul
23

How to Make Clamshell Tarts

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clamkit

If you are on the fence about possibly making your own clamshell wax tarts, this clamshell wax tart kit will show you just how easy it is!

 

 

How to Make Clamshell Tarts

Everybody knows someone who just loves to burn tarts in their oil burner.  I have a sister that pays top dollar for those tarts, and swears that they are the only tarts she will use.  I took on this challenge at least that is what I thought it was, and have now successfully changed her over to making her own custom tarts.

My sister has a  scent for every season type.  She had her go to fragrances.  A light floral for spring, a zesty citrus kick scent for summer, a mossy green outdoor scent for fall, and the tried and true Apple Cinnamon for winter.  This was one concept I could not grasp.  I felt compelled to show her the ways of the scenting world, and since I work for Natures Garden, I knew a few in and outs.

For anyone looking to start making their own tarts, Natures Garden offers a Clamshell Wax Tart Kit.  This was my starting place for her as well.  What is really admirable about this kit is just how easy it is.  The kit comes with everything that you would need to make your first time clamshell tarts.  Wax, Fragrance Oils, Candle Dyes, Clamshells, Pipettes, Instructions, in fact this kit is so easy, it practically makes itself.

For those of you who already have the supplies to make tarts at home, here is the list of ingredients you will need for this clamshell tart recipe:

1 Pound Pillar of Bliss Wax
1 oz. Apple Cinnamon Fragrance Oil
1 oz. Vanilla Bean Fragrance Oil
Red Liquid Candle Dye
Yellow Liquid Candle Dye
Pipettes
4 Clamshell Tart containers
Stainless Steel Spoon
Stove
Paper Bowls (2)
Toothpick
Melting Container

Step 1: Place 1 pound wax into your melting container.  Using the double boiler method, melt wax on low on the stove until the wax is completed melted. Get your four empty clamshells ready.

Step 2: Preparing the Apple Cinnamon Original Tarts: Pour 1/2 of the melted wax into a paper bowl.  Start by adding 1 drop of red liquid candle dye; add more if desired.

Step 3: Add 1 ounce of Apple Cinnamon Original fragrance oil to the melted wax. Stir. Keep remaining melted wax on stove at a low temp setting.

Step 4:  Bend the side of the paper bowl to make a pour spout, and quickly pour the melted wax into two clamshells. Do not move the clamshells until the wax has completely hardened and set up.

Step 5: Preparing the Vanilla Bean Tarts: Pour the other half of the melted wax into a paper bowl. Using a pipette, add 1 drop of yellow liquid candle dye.  Add more if desired.

Step 6: Add 1 ounce of Vanilla Bean fragrance oil to the melted wax.  Stir.

Step 7: Bend the side of the paper bowl to make a pour spout.  Quickly pour the melted wax into two clamshells. Do not move the clamshells until the wax has completely hardened and set up.

 Step 8: Break off chunks of the clamshell tart and place them into a potpourri burner and fill your room with the wonderful aromas of Apple Cinnamon and Vanilla Bean!

It is just as simple as that.  It did not take long to make these wonderful little clamshell tarts, and they smell amazing in your oil burners too.  Feel free to use any of Natures Gardens Fragrance Oils to make your own clamshell tarts.  My sister is super excited to get started on her own personal clamshell tart line, and I have a feeling I will be getting some homemade tarts for a gift very soon.

Fragrance & Fun for Everyone

Inspire, Create, and Dominate!

Sparkles!!! Nicole

(Corporate Manager of Natures Garden Candle Supplies)

www.naturesgardencandles.com

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