⭐️ Gift Ideas: Home Scent & Deco

Original stocking stuffers, a fragrant Advent calendar, stunning luminous and sparkling ornaments – the last Gift Guide 2016 is all about festive atmosphere.

Home Scent & Deco
Gift Guide 2016

I hope you didn’t forget to enter my earlier giveaways? You can win a luxurious novel facial oil, a gorgeous one of a kind city tote, a rare and organic matcha tea complete with perfect tools and an original chawan cup… and keep reading to discover today’s cute and limited treat!
Scented candles and Christmas ornaments: is there anything more festive than that?
Let me share with you my most recent green finds today!

Home Scent & Deco Gifts
For Women & Men

What’s that? Is there Christmas in the air?christmas-swarovskiornaments-naturalhomescentToo bad that Baldini room fragrances don’t come with the fruity arrangements from their promotional photography, eh? 😉 However, they do their job perefectly, and that is: make your home smell great. Different aromas, 100% essential oils, by essential oil specialist Taoasis.
€19.80, 100 ml bottle with 5 bamboo sticks, via Taoasis online shop

Ornaments worth collecting make great presents for anyone, except perhaps Messrs Grinch and Scrooge. I fell in love with the 2016 Swarovski collection with designs ranging from cutesy and playful to elegant and sophisticated.
Santa’s stocking (€49), golden star (€59), candy cane (€49), Christmas Ball Ornament Annual Edition 2016 (€79), Christmas wreath (€49).
Available in Swarovski boutiques or online

People who love symbolic designs – flower of life, om, gingko leaf and so on – will enjoy the sleek essential oil diffusers by Grüne Erde.
Diffusers (€9.90), essential oils €9.90–32.40, in Grüne Erde shops and onlinechristmasornaments_grueneerdeAlso in Grüne Erde shops: a variety of tree ornaments handmade of felt, fabric filled with lavender (!), intricately painted glass in red and white, and wooden beads! So much love!
Lavender trees, set of 2, €9.90; embroidered felt discs, set of 3, €16.40, both handmade in a German sheltered workshop;
Glas ornaments hand-painted in Czech Republic by a female artist: white and red (make sure to use the product picker: there are tree tops, round, elongated and bell-shaped ornaments in sets of 2 and 4!), €19.80-€29.80.homescent-decoration-christmasgiftsMany people like traditional ornaments, so here is a wonderful German tradition from Hesse and Saxony: a Moravian star, an illuminated paper decoration that is lit on the first day of the Christmas season and remains lit until Christmas day.
This hand-made original, 60 cm Ø with 25 rays is available via Manufactum, €29; lighting sold separately

Scented candles without toxins, paraffin-free? Oh yes, please!
The Ponyhütchen candles in their cute, heavy textured jards are hand-made in Switzerland, and this particular, sweet and warming lime blossom scent is exclusive to the Berlin boutique. There are several fragrances avaialble from powdery and sweet to dramatic and “christmassy”.
Brooke & Shoals candles are hand-made in Ireland from the best raw ingredients and perfumes on par with the leading luxury brands, the ribbon-tied box is very elegant and the matt heavy jar is suitable for the most sophisticated interiors. “Green Fig & Vetiver” is a noble, elegant fragrance that beautifully combines figs’ sweetness and vetiver’s earthy notes: delicious!
250 ml candle with wooden wick, €19.99, Ponyhütchen Berlin;
190 ml candle with lead-free cotton wick, €22, Brooke & Shoals

Farfalla Faircense incense sticks are a sweet stocking stopper for yogis and Ayurveda fans: €4 each, 12 beautiful scents – Ylang Ylang, Cedar, Cinnamon, Vanilla & Benzoe, Vetiver, Incense, Sandalwood, Geranium, Patchouli, Lavender, Amber, and Lemongrass.
Available via farfalla.ch

There is still time to get your hands on this Primavera scent advent calendar 2016!
23 scents and one heart-shaped diffusor for those desiring a sugar-free festive season.
€45, still available via primaveralife.com

You can win the PONYHÜTCHEN Berlin edition candle – and have it sent to you just in time for Christmas!giveaway-scented-candle

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19 Responses

  1. Petra Kovarikova

    so it is a sweet-scented win 🙂 usually I buy essential oils and burn them in aroma lamps, but Ponyhütchen candle looks very good! nice first advent sunday

      1. Petra Kovarikova

        No, I haven´t tried aroma ceramic diffusers, but it’s a good idea 🙂 I use the aroma lamps by Blomus and I´m quite satisfied 🙂 and essential oils manufactured by czech brand called Karel Hadek 😉

  2. The Ponyhütchen candle is on my personal wish list and list for friends to give, too. I will add for sure the symbolic diffuser with the om and probably gingko leaf by Grüne Erde. They are really adorable.

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