We recently updated our fireplace and builtins in our living room, and I couldn’t be more excited about the (almost) completed outcome! (We still need to install the picture lights and knobs.)  But as you can imagine, with new builtins comes a new challenge: How to style them?!  I am sure things will get moved around a thousand times between now and Christmas alone, but one thing I know is here to stay is the new L’Occitane Home Collection.  I added the Diffuser set in Candied Fruits to our bottom shelf for a beautiful accent with a delicious scent.  (Scent notes: The dawn heralds the scent of a May garden throughout the house, when roses climb up to windows to whisper delicate hints of the Grasse flower.)  I love that it looks like another accessory on our shelf, but it keeps the living room smelling fresh. Since this room is our highest traffic area and most used room, I love that the diffuser let’s out a consistent fragrance without having to remember to light a candle.

DSC_3356vFI sprinkled a few other new favorite fragrances around the house to instantly update the look and scent of the rooms for the upcoming holiday season.  In bedroom, I placed this beautiful silver candle that fits in perfectly with the existing color scheme. Since I am already in full holiday mode over here, I selected the Winter Forest scent for a masculine and woodsy smell to feel like we are relaxing by the fire.  (Scent notes: Can you hear pine and green oak logs crackling? No need for a fireplace to enjoy the comforting scent of a roaring fire for a toasty atmosphere on a winter’s day.)



Sometime you just need a quick splash of something special right before guest arrive to hide an unwanted smell coming from the kitchen or to simply set the mood of the night.  For these reasons, I love keeping a bottle of L’Occitane home perfume at an arm’s reach.  I also selected this in the Winter Forest fragrance because honestly, I just can’t get enough of it!  I can keep the house smelling like a fire is crackling in our newly updated fireplace without making the mess (or burning the pretty wood)!

house of harper adds finishing touches to her home decor with L'Occitane fragrances.

What are your favorite little ways to make a big impact on your home?  I am deep in the decorating process right now and love hearing people’s tips!

house of harper adds finishing touches to her home decor with L'Occitane fragrances.

Photographed by Kate Robinson

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