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Ambre Blends

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Realty Check: The Sanctuary Shull Built

An Avriel Shull pedigree is usually enough of a selling point for one of the Indianapolis architect’s midcentury-modern homes.

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Ambre Blends Launches First New Scent In Six Years

Long before Ambre Blends was sold in boutiques across the country and name-checked by Vogue, making organic fragrance oils was merely a hobby for owner and creator Ambre Crockett. That changed in 2003, when Haus Love became the first store to start selling the line. So it made perfect sense that the launch party of […]

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The New Indy Must-Do List: Show Your Hoosier Pride

Dickinson Custom Furniture & Kitchenware Indiana cutting board$56. Homespun: Modern Handmade 869 Massachusetts Ave., 317-351-0280, Kurt Vonnegut finger puppet$6. Kurt Vonnegut Library Gift Store 340 N. Senate Ave., 652-1954, Hoosier Momma Bloody Mary Maker$5.99 to $9.99. Sold at Marsh, Meijer, Kroger, and other locations, Studio Indiana fine-art photography books and prints $22 and […]

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Perfect Chemistry: Ambre Blends Fragrance's Formula for Success

How Ambre Blends fragrances won a cult-like hold on our noses—and boomed into a big-money business

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Editor's Note: August 2013

Sure, my drained perfumes are taking up room, collecting dust. But one day I might need my own tether to who I am—and who I was. And there the bottles will sit, my former lives ready to be uncapped and released.