Insiders' Guide: How to Scent Your Home
An Interview With Willliu
Willliu, a perfumer and aromatherapist, owns a boutique in Los Angeles, where she sells fragrances and handcrafted burners and diffusers.
Fragrance is a powerful way to set a mood. The secret is to concentrate just the right amount of scent in the right area so the effect is harmonious rather than overwhelming.
• When in doubt, choose citrus. Lemon, grapefruit, orange, bergamot, and lime complement nearly any setting or occasion because they refresh, soothe, and smell clean all at once. It's really rare that someone won't like the smell of citrus in the air.