A three-part miniseries in which we ask the founders of beloved home fragrance brands to share their favorite aromas and their secrets to creating a home’s signature scent.
Voluspa duo Troy and Traci Arntsen created their first candle in their kitchen—a decade and a half later, countless people now enjoy Voluspa’s coveted fragrances in their own kitchens and homes.
Nordstrom Beauty Blog: Of all in the world, what are your top three favorite smells?
Traci Arntsen: Snapped Tahitian vanilla bean, ocean salt and wet pavement. And burning firewood, if I get four. 🙂
What’s the most unexpected combination of scents you’ve loved?
Arntsen: Champagne and oak wood. It smells like a vineyard to me … more than just a glass of bubbly.