Some call it "C-Street", others just say "The Point" but everyone knows that Surfers Point along California Street is the place to line up and seek the endless summer Ventura offers. It's where many aspiring surfers caught their first wave and many seasoned veterans caught their best. The Surfers Point scent captures the essence of surf and calls to the the person who loves some lime in their coconut.
Let the sweet smell of fresh apple fill the air. Ojai is that sweet farm town that California has left alone. From its small main street to its world famous orchards, Ojai Valley is a true gem, a retreat from the world. The Ojai Valley Apple scent is as crisp as a freshly picked orchard apple.
Take a stroll down Rincon, Ledbetter or any of Santa Barbara's beaches and you will see many beachcombers sifting through all shapes and sizes of driftwood.The Driftwood scent evokes exotic, salty sea air with notes of dried coconut, eucalyptus, night blooming jasmine, carnation, and Vetiver followed by sun dried driftwood and the tanginess of seaweed. Drift back to that Santa Barbara beach walk without a care in the world.
At the heart of Central California are our farmers, specifically the citrus farmers. My husband reminisces about his childhood in the citrus groves. From playing hide and seek to sneaking an orange or two, so many of his childhood days revolved around citrus. Central Coast Citrus captures that strong citrus history that helped make California famous and the Central Coast so beautiful.
San Ysidro Ranch is known for their lush gardens and grounds. As you drive up the cobblestone drive you are surrounded with rows of lavender bushes on either side. The San Ysidro Lavender scent is as rich as the beauty of those bushes, grounding itself in notes of bergamot and cedar. The aroma will fill your space with dreams of lavender fields forever.
If the opulence is your desire, let Montecito Money take you away. Montecito was connected to Hollywood before there was a freeway system. From the days of Charlie Chaplin, the who's who of the silver screen have called Montecito home. This candle presents the scent of the woodsy coastal retreat that captures your heart and calls you home.
One of California’s most luxurious beaches, Butterfly Beach is surrounded by opulent estates in Montecito. Soft sand and long summer days stretch out before an old California casino that reminds you of the years past. The Butterfly Beach candle captures the luxury of Santa Barbara’s finest beach and brings you to the ultimate state of relaxation.
Santa Barbara’s wine trail, art enclave and home to our first retail location. This eclectic part of town is home to famous restaurants, surf shops, urban wine tours and some of Santa Barbara’s best breweries. The Funk Zone has a masculine scent that conjures up memories of a rustic leather club chair, an aged fine whiskey and a little Cuban Cigar, and a light fruity note to brings it all together. Get funky.
In the 1800's a seaman gave a Moreton Bay Fig seed to a local girl who planted it on the corner of State Street and Figueroa. Since transplanted to its current, historic location the tree has grown into the largest of its kind in the US. We pay respect to our history by capturing the essence of that iconic tree and one of our favorite downtown intersections to meet friends and have a beautiful meal, Fig & State.
Riviera French Kiss should remind you of “that date” and bring you to your happy place. AKA the sexy man candle. For our owner, Alison, it's is driving the American Riviera with her husband and smelling his cologne. Riviera French Kiss has a dash of cardamom, bergamot, lemon and rosemary. It is almost guaranteed to spice up your love life.
No trip to the Santa Barbara Mission is complete without a visit to the iconic Rose Garden. Across a yawning lawn from the Mission itself, the Rose Garden entrances you with the lushness of its greenery and overtakes you with the scent of 1500 blooming rose bushes. Elevated by hints of geranium and violet, The Rose Garden scent is unmistakably rose.
All of the signs point to the famous and historic Santa Barbara Mission, a mixture of herbs and floral scents. The monks tend to the luscious grounds year round and we feel that beauty has found its way into this scent profile. One of the few ways to truly bring a piece of the Mission into your home.
Our Cali Chai evokes that early morning fog; the warm aroma of spiced tea helps you embrace the day ahead, keeps you smiling until the sun starts shining. Cali Chai captures that cool California local coffee shop vibe while it warms up your room with spicy vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
Ellwood Eucalyptus is our homage to Mr. Ellwood Cooper, who introduced Eucalyptus trees to the Santa Barbara coastline in the 1800's. On her honeymoon one of our owner, Alison's, fondest memories was the smell of the trees. Of course Santa Barbara’s tree lined estate roads would smell as good as they looked. She could feel the stress peel away with every breath. The Ellwood Eucalyptus scent is almost pure eucalyptus with a hint of thyme added for balance and smoothness. This fragrance is as refreshing as it is relaxing.
Let the smooth yet tart smell of grapefruit fill the room. This scent takes you way back to the days when the town of Goleta was covered with citrus groves. We call Goleta “The Goodland” because of the homegrown goodness of the people who watch over the land and share its fruits.
Hope Ranch is a little slice of coastal heaven where the ranches and sea become one. It got its name in the 1800s and has retained its exclusivity and elegance as Santa Barbara and the world exploded. Breathe in the California Oak Trees mere minutes from the famous beaches where horses enjoy the sand and water. Hope is in the air and the air smells of woods, pine cones, and orange peels.