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Roxana Villa
Conscious creative.
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One foot in front of the other
This journey of moving both the perfumery and our household has been epic! During the entire process I've been listening to a a book series proposed by my daughter Eve. Today, as I was driving from our little woodland house to my moms home in Encino, I real...

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Massive Garage / Moving Sale
GARAGE SALE Saturday and Sunday (July 15 & 16) 8am - 2pm Come early for best picks and to beat the heat! 16771 Addison Street Encino, CA Addison Street is between Balboa Blvd. and Petite Ave.,  Just north of Ventura Blvd., south of the 101 FWY. Items includ...

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Movers and Shakers
We are all moved out of our little woodland Mid-century modern house, whew, what a task that was! As we packed and cleared out rooms, on our tail was a laborer who was painting and smoothing the ceilings. Then came the "stager", who brought all sorts of fur...

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In Motion
The day has come where juggling making perfume with the house renovation and moving has become way to complicated! Thus, for the moment I have put the Etsy shop in vacation mode and put all the product listings on my website at zero. I am putting together s...

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Sir Leaf and Madame Berry
In the 90's when I began my aromatherapy long distance learning class, I created a simple Bay Rum cologne which I re-made at several different points as gifts for the men in my life. The formula was based on putting bay leaves, allspice and cloves into a hi...

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Phase Two: GREEN
Now that the perfumery has been moved and set up at home, I am in phase two of our move which consists of sifting through and packing up of our lives with a clear intent of putting this very cute mid century modern house on the market. Although I mostly fee...

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Wednesday Muse: Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta
Todays muse is the absolutely stunning Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta, a glorious example of how exquisite type & image can dance together. Even more impressive is that the two parts were created approximately thirty years apart! The gem of a book was begun i...

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So long, farewell....
On Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm we are having a little Farewell gathering at the perfumery, since the lease expires on May 5th. The next manifestation of Roxana Illuminated Perfume in a physical form has not yet been revealed. If you’d like to stop by to ...

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Aroma, Alchemy and Medicine of the Soul in Words and Images
Last Thursday (I can hardly believe its been a week already!) Cathy Skipper and Florian Birkmayer arrived in Los Angeles from Albuquerque for the transformative Alchemy and Medicine of the Soul classes and experiences beginning with the Panel on Alchemy in ...

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Venus Rising
As I was hunting for more imagery for the visuals of the Alchemy Panel this Thursday evening, I stumbled across a blog post about Venus going direct. If you are a reader of this journal, then you know that I prefer to live my life in the Art Spirit and am o...
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