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Scent Name:  Spirit Board

Manufacturer:  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab –  Yule 2017: An Evening with the Spirits

Scent Description and Notes:  “CRAZED THROUGH “OUIJA”
Neglected by Her Lover She Seeks Comfort of a Fortune-Telling Device

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 20.— Mrs. Eugenia Carpenter, a young woman living at 221 Myrtle, av., has been receiving attention from a young man who very recently ceased to call upon her.

Mrs. Carpenter bought a fortune-telling board called “ouija,” and from it received the prediction that her suitor would not return to her.

Last night she was found wandering almost nude in the streets.

Her reason was gone and at intervals she cried out “Ouija said so and I knew it was true.”

November 21st 1891
Boston Daily Globe

Redwood and bois de rose with white lilac, dried pink roses, and black tea.” -https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/shop/limited-edition/yule-2017/spirit-board-2017/

Oil Color: Clear and colorless.

Bottle Design and Artwork:  This is a decanted imp.  It features the collection name and notes on the back of the label and a copy of the label art on front:



  • ITI:  Woo, okay, that’s some intense florals right now, but very much what I imagine Victorian houses would smell like.  The lilac is the most dominant floral in the bottle, followed by a more subtle bois de rose and light redwood.
  • Wet: The lilac is sweeter on my skin as the dried rose lifts it up, both of which are rounded out by the black tea (a lovely steeped note), bois de rose, and rosewood.  It’s rather strong, however, and definitely a statement floral.
  • Dry:  After 4 hours, I’m left with rosewood, light lilac, and a hint of dried petals.  It’s certainly a more sophisticated floral, but it does have a bit more throw and presence in all stages than I’d like.  I think that this would be something I would choose if I were going to the theater or to an opera.
Other Impressions: None.