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Scent of the Day

This blog depicts my interpretation of a chosen scent. I write a description and then list the notes and illustrate with a painting or photograph.

  1. SOTD- February 21, 2015, Jardin D'Amalfi

    by , 21st February 2015 at 08:05 PM (Scent of the Day)

    Henry Scott Tuke, 1850

    Creed-
    Jardin D'Amalfi

    Lemons blaze, hotter than the white heat on the green grass.
    Sleepy, wafts of tangerine and juicy neroli, roll by.
    It's time for a walk in the sunny garden.
    Dreaming in the daze of warmth,
    yellow striped butterflies prance with audacity.
    Bold; they know they are marked as "dangerous".
    ...

    Updated 13th March 2015 at 05:59 PM by kumquat

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  2. SotD - Friday the 7th of May

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Edgar Degas, 1876

    Creed - Jasmal
    Crisp, haunting floral floats about effortlessly.
    Slightly green, yet sweet and pure; there is no other more perfect flower.
    I am so thrilled spring is finally here, this is celebration - full stop!

    Top Notes: Bergamot
    Middle Notes: Italian and Moroccan jasmine
    Base Notes: Ambergris, galbanum
    Tags: creed, jasmal
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  3. SotD Monday 19 April-10

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Pierre Bonnard, 1941-6
    Creed - Royal Water

    Charming, refreshing, gently stimulating - the herbs and spices welcome the day.
    A clean tingle tickles my nose throughout the day. Peppermint, light as a snowflake.

    Notes: Fresh citrus infusion with peppermint, Juniper berry, basil, musk, ambergris
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