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Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! [Jan. 24th, 2005|01:37 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Still working on "Ghosts of Mardi Gras"!

Almost done though - I should have her finished by tonight, certainly >^___^<

It's pretty darned cool, really!

I'm excited - my perfume order from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab is on its way - it might be here today even! They make the best perfume oils in the world, and I'm completely and utterly addicted to them. It's even more exciting since it usually takes about a month or two from the time of placing the order until the time it arrives (since they are hand blended), so it's quite an event, lol. It's mostly an order for my sister kenderdrache - I bought her several of them for Christmas. I got a couple for myself too (I have about 65 or so of the sample-sized "imp's ears", but I don't have any actual bottles yet!).

Speaking of Amber/BPAL (here's the plug) - as many of you know, she's a collage artist, and she has a couple of fun auctions up on eBay - they are collages based on BPAL perfumes, and each one comes with a free "imp's ear" perfume oil of the scent the collage is inspired by. So any of you perfume lovers/art lovers out there - you might want to check out these:

"The Cheshire Cat"


Coincidentally, my own "Hamadryad" was painted when I was wearing Hamadryad perfume oil, lol - must be an inspirational scent!

I'm off to paint now - you can watch Mardi Gras magic happening HERE!

From: velcrow_rabbit
2005-01-24 06:51 pm (UTC)
BPAL seems to be hit and miss for me. Sometimes it has a wonderful fragrance, other times it smells almost bitter... despite being the same perfume. It's the same with Lush soaps. Very odd. :\
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-01-24 06:54 pm (UTC)
I've liked all but one or two so far - some more than others, but over all I have to say they are far superior than any other scented oils I've tried (and I've tried a LOT, lol). Oooh! I haven't tried any Lush products yet, but they just opened a big Lush store right at our local airport (where I'm at all the time either flying out or picking up visitors). I'll have to check them out!
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From: (Anonymous)
2005-01-24 10:23 pm (UTC)
I just got "Come to me" and "Titania" from BPAL in the mail today!! They both smell wonderful! You should try them. BPAL rocks, superior quality.

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[User Picture]From: pookafey
2005-01-24 07:14 pm (UTC)
I actually checked out their site after I saw your post about them in December. I ordered two of the 6 imp sets and I just received an email saying that they are on their way too. Can't wait to try them ^_^!
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[User Picture]From: heatherica
2005-01-24 07:23 pm (UTC)
I've been wanting to order some of thier scents! I keep hearing good things about them. I need to start saving up somehow!!
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[User Picture]From: slytherin13
2005-01-24 08:30 pm (UTC)
I love that place too! I have a bunch of the little tiny testers in tons of scents from Astrid blooddrop for a thank you gift, but I don't have any bottles yet.
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From: sirenofdarkness
2005-01-24 10:48 pm (UTC)

Sweet stuff

It's always great to stop by now and again and see all the amazing new pieces you've done. Mardi Gras magic is looking so sweet. My daughter loves when you paint them with black hair she thinks they look like her lol.
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-01-28 01:13 am (UTC)

Re: Sweet stuff

>^__^< Thank you very much! I'm always happy to hear that there are a lot of younger girls who like my artwork too - it's a lot of the stuff I would have liked when I was little!
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From: thedarkwoods
2005-01-24 10:49 pm (UTC)
That is to funny , I just got my sample imps ear in the mail today!
I forgot all about my order until To my delight it was in my mail box :)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-01-26 11:41 pm (UTC)
Oh!!! I love Black Dahlia! I like Catherine too - haven't tried Blood Countess yet - is it good?
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[User Picture]From: cybertazz2
2005-01-24 11:49 pm (UTC)
Oh I will have to check out BPAL, I've never heard of them before until I seen some of your posts, I dabble a little in making my own oil scents and massage oils, but only for my own use...Of course my boyfriend benefits on the massage oils when I need to try them out..hehe..Do you have any suggestions on which ones are the best??
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2005-01-26 11:40 pm (UTC)
I love them all! Well most of them at least, lol.

Some of my favourites are:

*Black Pearl
*Dana O'Shee
*Antique Lace
*Jolly Roger
*Sudha Segara
*Lady of Shallot
Oh, there are just too many!
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