How long will the flower and fragrance last?
We are always conservative with our estimates, 100ml will last around 4-6 weeks in a medium size room at ambient temperature.
Obviously if your diffuser is sitting above a radiator or heat source it will dry out quicker.
The flowers have an extremely long life, they will last until you want to throw them away away or want to replace them, as long as you keep the flower wick wet, it will continue to diffuse.
How do the Flowers Work?
Our beautiful diffuser flowers are all handmade with a cotton wick attached to the back, gently unwind the wick (it can be folded or trimmed if it is too long for the bottle) do not pull the wick too hard or it may come away from the flower head.
Carefully fill up the bottle with fragrance using a jug or the small funnel provided,
but please be careful not to spill any diffuser fluid on your surfaces as it will damage it!
Any spillages mop up with a damp cloth and dry immediately.
Insert the flower in the bottle of fluid making sure there’s plenty of liquid for the wick to absorb.
Over the 24 hours the flower will soak up the fragrance and the level will drop, this is a good time to top up to ensure the best diffusion.
Do I need to keep topping up the fragrance?
Yes, the process works by the wick being well immersed in the liquid, as the flower absorbs the fragrance you will need to keep topping up to keep the diffusion rate going.
Once the level drops too low to travel up the wick, the flower will start to dry out.
Are the fragrances natural oils?
Our fragrances are very high quality and contain natural ingredients but are not 100% essential oils themselves.
Fragrance needs to travel easily up the wick and therefore needs a thin fluid base to do so properly.
How can I clean my flower?
Over time the flower will collect dust or the odd insect, the best way to clean the flower is to use a small dry paintbrush to remove anything from the surface.
Are the fragrances tested on animals or Vegan friendly?
Fragrances are not tested on animals and are Vegan friendly.
My 200ml bottle of fragrance doesn’t seem full…
Our bottle supplier doesn’t make a 200ml size bottle, therefore we use a larger 250ml capacity one hence it doesn’t look full but rest assured there is 200ml of fragrance in your bottle as sold.
Can I have samples of the fragrances ?
Yes we can send out samples of fragrance for you to try, please contact us with your address and details.
My bottle is not 100% perfect…
All our Vintage bottles are old, the idea is to give new life to something made a long time ago avoiding unnecessary landfill, so they are not brand new factory glass.
There will probably be some signs of age and use, some edges may be a bit nibbled but we believe this is part of the charm. We always check each bottle before sending out to you for any cracks, chips or sharp edges. We will never purposely send out a badly damaged bottle.
If you are not happy with your bottle you can return it and we will refund or change it.
This is for a gift, can I send a message?
Of course just pop something in the comments box and we will put a simple card in your order.
Do You Ship Internationally?
We do ship out internationally, but we have to check the regulations on postage as some countries will restrict posting of liquids.
When will I receive my order?
DUE TO CORONAVIRUS DELIVERIES ARE GREATLY AFFECTED AND ARE TAKING SIGNIFICANTLY LONGER, UP TO 7 WORKING DAYS DEPENDING ON THE AREA. WE ARE DISPATCHING OUT THE ORDERS AS FAST AS POSSIBLE AT OUR END.
IT IS CURRENTLY £3.95 MIN POSTAGE FOR A SINGLE ITEM AS WE ARE USING FIRST CLASS MAIL OR COURIER SERVICE FOR ALL ORDERS. WE MONITOR ALL OUR DELIVERIES, AND WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED WHERE WE CAN.
WE ARE DELIVERING BY HAND WHERE POSSIBLE LOCALLY.
Our processing time in normal circumstances is 1-2 days. We know there’s nothing worse than waiting for an order so we always try to process as fast as we can.
Our standard single item £2.95 postage is using Royal Mail second class where delivery aim is 2-3 days.
If you have ordered more than one item your order will be sent first class where the usual delivery aim is next working day.
Orders over £50.00 qualify for free shipping and are usually sent second class.
For urgent orders we do offer an express delivery option.
I would like a special style of bottle…
We have a huge archive of antique bottles, and are always happy to find the right bottle for you, if there’s a particular style or shape you would like then please get in touch we will do our best to find what you are looking for.
How do I clean my vintage bottle?
The best way to clean is with warm soapy water. Preferably a bottle brush as well.
Do not use boiling water or put these old glass bottles in the dishwasher, and let them air dry naturally.
What Payment Methods Are Accepted?
We use recognised online payment providers like Paypal, Amazon Pay and protected Credit Card payments. We can also arrange for you to bank transfer the payment to us. Cheques can be accepted for those customers who do not wish to order online, but we usually wait for funds to clear before shipping out your order.
Is Buying On-Line Safe?
We have levels of payment protection with Cardinal Commerce to cover our online payments.
We will never divulge your details to a third party.
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How Can I Cancel Or Change My Order?
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You may cancel or change your Order at any time before We despatch the Goods by contacting Us. If you have already paid for the goods the payment will be refunded to you within 14 days. If you request that your Order be cancelled, you must confirm this cancellation in writing.
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