ETA5, 03 Nov: The bad news: No DD CnS. The good news: I find the aforementioned bad news irrelevant when the box is IN MY MAILBOX. Three bottles ordered (two for specific people, one for decanting), three bottles in the box, and, kids, this stuff is *good*. I'm talking instant legend good. I will be decanting shortly and getting these packed up to go out to go to the Autumn-Lace-only people tomorrow (when I head out to see _The Walking Dead_ since there's a theatre in town that shows the East Coast feed, and this week, I can actually watch it *twice* because I'm on vacation, and the theatre across the street from me shows it at 10pm!) because I will have missed today's mail cutoff by the time I get everything packed up.
ETA4, 01 Nov: Dark Delicacies ran my credit card yesterday afternoon, so Autumn Lace is on its way, but I do not have a CnS from them, which is pretty standard. I typically receive my orders from them two days after they run the card, so this may very well show up tomorrow. I *do* have a CnS from the Lab (received yesterday but not in the USPS system yet), but past orders from DD have come from DD, not the Lab, so I'm thinking the CnS is actually for the Lunacy and SNs!
ETA3, 30 Oct: Autumn Lace has been ordered. Slots still open for everything but French Tonka!
ETA2, 29 Oct: Wow, PayPal DOES NOT LIKE a certain word synonymous with "Persian." I've changed the description just in case there are any additional weird potential issues lurking about that this post might trigger. But! The Lab's portion of this order has been placed. I will be ordering the Dark Delicacies portion shortly, but those orders tend to arrive screamingly quickly, so I am not worried about orders being placed a day or two apart. I *am* worried about my credit card being blocked because I ordered IG, but that's a whole separate issue.
ETA1, 26 Oct: Autumn Lace (from Dark Delicacies) is now part of this circle!
I'm unfortunately too tired to think up a neat title! So. Yeah. My standard policies are right over here, but to highlight the main points: US only, PayPal (any type) only. I invoice via PayPal, so I will need an email address for that. $5 per decant, $4 shipping. The order will be placed Sunday, October 28th. And away we go!
++ A LITTLE LUNACY
SNOW MOON 2012 -- A scent of purity and silence, soft with falling snow, as dark as Midwinter: an icy flurry over the winter blooms of narcissus, hellebore, pansy crocus, dahlia, tulip, chrysanthemum, daphne and white rose, with a hint of fir and birch.
I... GALBANUM -- I... Galbanum possesses a complex tart, green, resinous scent that is strangely amorphous and mercurial. There is a balsamic woody tone to it at times, and at others, it appears metallic and aldehydic. Galbanum corresponds to the Fool and the element Air, and embodies the qualities of innocence and surrender. The scent is calming and meditative; the oil can be utilized for self-reflection, initiating new beginnings, and soothing wounded souls.
FULL -- RUM-SOAKED FRENCH TONKA -- I love the hell out of tonka, but using the absolute in perfumery is not a particularly great idea: tonka beans possess a high concentration of coumarin, an anticoagulant that is toxic to both the liver and kidneys, and might be carcinogenic to boot. Not fun stuff! Our tonka accord is a sweet, warmly sensual fragrance redolent of a vaguely clove-touched deep, dark vanilla balsam that has been lightly sweetened with almond and rum.
AUTUMN LACE -- An October funeral, 1888. Black linen and delicate, sugar-spun lace suffused with the scent of tobacco, black tea, Indian musk, liturgical incense, and cognac, with a drop of laudanum and crushed Autumn leaves.
lostillusions, Autumn Lace