Or as I was going to call it, THE SHOWING OF THE SCENTED WAX. But that sentiment seems sort of needlessly dramatic, and also like it maybe needs to be accompanied by a Hans Zimmer score of some kind?
So instead I’ll simply say that this two-tiered bounty of non-edible goodies represents some of the yummy seasonal scents I’ll be melting this Fall – you know, lots of apple-y, pumpkin-y, cinnamon-y goodness. Like a lot of the wax-minded bloggers who are participating in the Fall Fun Series, my collection (or stash, or first step into the exciting new world of hoarding) draws on a number of different vendors, both indie and commercial alike. I have my favourites, of course, but I’m pretty much an equal opportunity melter – if it smells good, melt it (and if it gives you a headache, turn it off, but that’s just good home fragrance advice, period.)
So what sort of yummy seasonal scents will be wafting through my home this Fall? On the top tier, from left to right, we have:
A gigantic chunk of Rosegirls’ Crazy Pants Fluff Puffs, a wicked strong apple-strawberry bakery scent.
A couple of chunks of Rosegirls’ Pumpkin Cream Cheese Smoothie.
A Rosegirls ice cream scoop in Apple Eclipse, a mild apple-vanilla-bourbon blend.
A tiny flower tart of K’s Kreations’ Grandma’s Kitchen, a spicy, “craft store in the Fall” type of scent.
A half-tart of Ten Digit Creations’ Pumpkin Pecan Waffles, a dupe of the popular Bath and Body Works scent.
Two half-tarts from K’s Kreations, fruity Appleberry Fluff Cookie Bread and spicy Cranberry Jam Thumbprints.
A giant, untouched jar of Rosegirls’ scoopable wax in Paul Bunyan’s French Toast, a cinnamon broom-spicy type of Fall bakery.
My last sheet of K’s Kreations’ rainbow brittle in Creamy Cranberry Jam Bread, a sweetly spiced zucchini bread blend.
A large bag of Rosegirls’ Pumpkin Blueberry Cream Cheese Cupcakes.
A couple of chunks of Rosegirls’ Cider Lane, Bear Claws and Marshmallow Smoothie.
And on the bottom tier, from left to right, you will find:
The final cubes from the first wax order I ever placed, with Etsy’s Simple Gals Candle Co., in buttered rum-laced Animal Kingdom Lodge and woodsy apple scent, Enchanted Apple.
A bag of Rosegirls’ Mini Melters (single scents or scent combos in little blend-your-own cubes) in Dunk My Donut, a rich, cinnamon-dusted cake donut scent.
A large Rosegirls tart in Pumpkin Pecan Waffles and Butterbrickle.
Half of a large Rosegirls tart in Pumpkin Blueberry Cobbler.
A bag of Rosegirls’ Mini Melters in Macintosh Swizzle Sticks, a candied apple scent perfect for Fall blending experiments.
ScentSationals’ Baked With Love combo clamshell pack, featuring Pumpkin Sugar Cookie and Cinnamon Pumpkin, two delicious, pumpkin-and-cinnamon bakery blends.
Another fantastic ScentSationals find, this time a clamshell in Honey Bourbon Frosting (bottom), a creamy, sweet, almost hay-ey scent that reminds me of my favourite – and long-since discontinued – shampoo, Timotei Honey and Chamomile.
So as you can see – but which you probably wish you could smell, because it smells pretty frackin’ awesome in here right now – I’ve got a lot of options for getting my cran-pumpkin muffin on this autumn – and how nice that those yummy options are even of the non-caloric variety!