We Make Scents!

Our fragrances are named for people, places and things throughout Michigan. We call them Mitten Scents and we've got more than 60 in all.

We're proud of our great, Great Lake State, and we love to brag about it. Whether you're partial to the thumb, or you call yourself a Yooper, it's likely we've got a fragrance for you!

If you would like to see what our customers have said about our individual scents, go to our
Motor City D-Lights page. We format that page a little differently so you can make comments on each scent. Just click on the scent you're interested in, and click on the link, "Share your knowledge of this product" after our fragrance description.

Alpena Verbena
One of our favorites. A lovely blend of lemon and grassy herbals, kissed with a bright floral note.

Ann Arbor Berry Bash
Don't hash it over. Just get it! This is one of our best sellers with hints of floral, melon and berries floating on top of a fresh tropical ocean breeze! One whiff and you'll have a natural high!

Au Sable Au Tumn Lodge
Reminiscent of of an old log cabin, complete with leather, tobacco pipe, vanilla & a fireplace. Remember the old Yankee candle like this? Then you'll love ours!

Bay City Bayberry
A traditional holiday scent. A blend of bayberry, spice and a hint of clove.

Belleville Strawberryville
Since 1976, the Belleville National Strawberry Festival transforms the town of Belleville, Michigan into a strawberry wonderland each summer. Our popular fragrance is reminiscent of sweet, juicy strawberries straight from the berry patch, and drenched in soothing, rich cream.

Buttercream Blissfield
The quaint village of Blissfield is located between Ann Arbor, MI and Toledo, OH. The scent we chose for Blissfield is a blissful one of sweet vanilla buttercream. Have you ever wanted to eat all the buttercream icing off of a cake? Burn this fragrance, and enjoy all the deliciousness of it without the calories or sugar rush.

Cheboygan Cinnabomb
You know those stores in the mall selling cinnamon rolls that you can practically smell in the parking lot? Well, this is that delicious scent. Enjoy all you want - no calories!

Clio Patra
Before Cleopatra, there was the Greek Goddess Clio. And before this small suburb of Flint was incorporated as the village of Clio, it was known as Varney. We like the change, because how could we have fun with a town named Varney? Varney Patra? It just doesn't have a ring to it. Our Clio Patra fragrance is a subtly exotic and beautiful fragrance, filled with amber and sweetened with hints of plum. It has top notes of pineapple, plum nectar and blueberry; middle notes of amber wood, strawberry and raspberry; and bottom notes of vanilla oak and coconut. This complex and beautiful scent is worthy of a goddess.

Dearborn Dusk
Jasmine and ylang ylang are entwined with rich green citrus and punctuated by ozone and the earthiness of thick moss. Mature and sophisticated. This is a unisex scent that will appeal to both men and women alike.

Deeeetroit Spirit
A wonderfully fragrant blend of warm spices, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg.

Detroit Dragon Blood
There are almost as many different descriptions of Dragon's Blood as there are different trees from which its resin is obtained. As for the scent, it is a complex earthy mix of herbs, musks, amber and even vanilla. Incense is where it shines as the smoke seems to accentuate the fragrance. It's our best-selling incense fragrance.

Detroit River Currant
Strong top notes of black currants, strawberries, and mulberries; middle note of granny smith apples; bottom notes of rose and jasmine.

Detroit Thaiger
Inspired by two staple ingredients of Thai cooking, this delicious blend of lemongrass and coconut will whet your appetite. If you like Thai food, you're going love this asian tiger!

Downriver Rat Musk
Ever been to a muskrat dinner? Neither have we. But when it was accepted as an alternative to fish during Lent by the Archdiocese of Detroit for the early settlers because it swam, it became a downriver tradtion. Fortunately, our musk fragrance is the classic Egyptian Musk. And you don't have to wait until Lent to enjoy it.

E Lansing Lover's Spell
Think Victoria's Secret. A fresh, sensuous fragrance with notes of grapefruit, clementines and strawberries.

Ferndale Frangipani
The Hawaiian floral... a lush sweet tropical flower. This is a strong clean floral that is unique and loved by many.

Flat Rock Fizz
A super blend of fresh-picked basil and spicy-sweet figs. A great combination!

Flint Stoned
Yabba Dabbo Do! You'll chill out when you get a whiff of this blend of bergamot, clove, cinnamon, and yes, spicy peppercorn. When you're burning Flint Stoned - sing it now! - you'll have a gaaaaaay ooooooold tiiiiiiime!!!

Frankenmuth Frank & Myrrh
Frankincense and myrrh are resins obtained from trees and each have been used in medicines, perfumes and religious rituals for thousands of years. Often described variously as warm, dark, smoky, musky, woody with notes of citrus.

Garden City Gardenia
A popular floral scent - it smells just like a fresh corsage.

Grand Rapids Grandma's Kitchen
A cinnamon/apple blend, and a great one to have around for the holidays. A wonderful warm, home sweet (grandma's) home scent.

Grande Ballroom Patchouli Classic
The Grande Ballroom was know for its bold, fresh and sometimes exotic music. That's a good description of this scent, too. This scent is made from the essential oil of the Southeast Asia shrub that is so often used in perfumery and associated with hippies. If you like your patchouli lite, try our Michigan Road Patch Ooli scent instead.

Great Lakes Lavender
Lavender is such a universally popular fragrance. Scents of nature and florals without being overly sweet. It's a soothing fragrance that's good for putting you in a mellow mood.

Grosse Pointe Olde Moneye
Lemon, bergamot and orange flower with mimosa, rose and ylang ylang; finished with base notes of musk and clove.

Hazel Park Hazelnut Java
The aroma of freshly brewed coffee beans with vanilla and hazelnut.

Honeysuckle Baked Hamtown
Fresh spring floral - succulent and sweet.

Interlochen Rochen'
Interlochen has been making sweet music since the founding of the National High School Orchestra Camp in 1928. You'll be singing a sweet tune, too, when you experience this incredible floral blend with a touch of powder.

Irish Hills Irish Tweed
A very sexy, masculine scent that women go crazy for. Spicy-sweet blend of French verbena and lemon, a green Florentine iris and violet leaves, and sublime notes of Mysore sandalwood and ambergris.

Jackson Jasmine
These small, night blooming flowers produce an intoxicatingly romantic fragrance with sweet top notes and a rich base.

Kalamazoo Cucumber
A delicious salad of subtle cucumber and ripe melon. A great summer scent!

Lansing Leather Lush
The smell of baseball mitt, a Harley jacket, a riding saddle... you get the idea.

Mackinack Lilac
Don't let the way we spell it "gnaw" at you. We just want to bring attention to the fact that this resort island is known for something more than fudge. Smell this fresh lilac scent and you'll feel as though you're somewhere in time.

Marquette Mist
A bit minty, with strong notes of eucalyptus and as fresh as the northern air!

MI Factory Worker
A harmonious composition of precious woods and the warmth of freshly ground nutmeg balanced with exotic musks and fresh blooming Ylang blossoms.

MI, My MI (pronounced mish-i-guh n, mahy mish-i-guh n)
A light and fruity fragrance. It features juicy red pomegranate with notes of anise, patchouli, blackberry, musk, dewberry, iris, vanilla, sandalwood, tobacco flower and cassis.

Michigan Road Patch Ooli
60s flashback! The musky incense of choice for years in the counter-culture. You can almost hear the sitar music! This is a lighter version of the classic patchouli scent. If you're interested in the real thing, made from patchouli essential oil, you'll want our Grande Ballroom Patchouli Classic scent instead.

Monroe Lazy Boyz
One of our newest scents, this is an awesome mix of woods, juniper and lavender. It's quickly becoming a best seller.

Motor City Musk
The age-old masculine scent with a powdery top note. One of the earliest perfume scents.

Mt. Pleasant Volcano
This complex fragrance blend was first made popular by Capri Blue and we think you'll love our interpretation! This unique olfactory experience blends tropical fruits and sugared citrus (oranges, lemons, and limes) with violet leaf, sweet Japanese quince, sun ripened cassis, sparkling pomelo, sun weathered driftwood, redolent with lightly exotic mountain greens.

Newberry Blueberry
Michigan has several areas known for their blueberries. One such is the Newberry/Paradise area in the upper peninsula. Our blueberry is a smooth, buttery, baked blueberry. Mellow and soothing!

Oh Meo Mio!
We love this charming town "up north". Located along the Au Sable river, it's home base for the annual First Dam Canoe Race, darn it! This fragrance evokes the woods which are so prevalent in the area as it has cozy notes of red maple leaf and a wisp of campfire smoke. We think you'll "fall" for this very autumn-like scent.

Paradise North (aka Vanilla Paradise)
Some say all of Michigan's upper peninsula is Paradise, but this small community with Tahquamenon Falls State Park to the west and the Lake Superior shore to the east just might have earned its name. Our scent is a buttery, rich vanilla, but not overly sweet. We think it's paradise!

Pellston Piner
Near the tip of the mitten, Pellston is but a village of less than a thousand folks, but home to a regional airport. As the cold weather record holder in Michigan, Pellston proudly proclaims itself the "Icebox of the North". Nearby is the 10,000 acre University of Michigan Biological Station where you will find no shortage of pine trees.

Petersburg Pumpkin Eater
Peter! Peter! There's some anecdotal evidence that the aroma of pumpkin may have a pleasing effect on your, um... peter. We won't guarantee that, but if you like your pumpkin heavy on the pumpkin and light on the spice, this one's for you.

Petoskey Stoner Sangria
A potent blend of peach, orange and a splash of cranberry.

Plum Street Nag Champa
As an homage to Plum Street - Detroit Peace and Love Central in the 60s - we present the quintessential Indian incense fragrance with the classic scent of nag champa. A captivating blend of floral, sandalwood, smoke, and maybe an exotic bazaar? Because it's not imported, you'll love the freshness and intensity of ours. (Identical to Newaygo Nag. Only the names have been changed... to protect the innocent, of course.)

Pontiac Peace Pipe
Rich tobacco shop aroma, like that of cherry pipe tobacco.

Port Huron Sweet P
Based on the very popular fragrance from Bath & Body Works. The scent comes from a climbing plant native to Sicily, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands. It is a light, floral scent that is a delight to have around the house anytime.

Romeo Peach Haven
The name of this fragrance is a tribute to the annual Peach festival held every September in Romeo, MI, and to the Redhaven, the most popular variety of peach. In this scent, sweet peaches and delicious spices blend with a peach cobbler's buttery crumble topping. It's the ultimate comfort fragrance for a cold night when you want to create a warm, cozy atmosphere.

Roseville Rosebud
A rose is a rose is a rose. Need we say more?

Rothbury Razzbury
A lot of razzmatazz goes on in this little west Michigan village of 432. The Double JJ Resort, a ranch-waterpark-golf course complex operates year-round and is host to the annual Electric Forest Music Festival in the summer. Our raspberry scent is sweet and succulent.

Royal Oak Royale
Two great scents - oak and vanilla - come together to make one of the warmest, richest wood fragrances you will ever find. Other notes of cedar, patchouli and musk just make this great fragrance even better.

Saginaw Smoke
Hinoki is a type of cypress tree. You won't find it in Saginaw, but you will find its aroma in this fragrance. It is not heavy, but rather reminiscent of evergreen with some lemon notes and a touch of starfruit. Very exotic.

St. Ignace Bottoms U.P.
Named so because this city on the northern side of the Mackinac Bridge is more or less at the bottom of the Upper Peninsula. It is a wonderful, somewhat complex fragrance dominated by cedar, but also has notes of pine, dried leaves, heliotrope, amber, sandalwood and musk. Brings back memories of staying in a log cabin up north.

Sandusky Sandalwood
Strongly aromatic oriental wood. A terrific warm base note, frequently used in incense and a variety of perfumes and colognes.

Strait Hipster
You don't have to be straight to like this scent. Heck, you don't even have to be a hipster. A rather complex blend of lime tempered with lavender, freesia and even some champa. We like it best in candles, but the incense has it's following, too.

Super Duper Yooper
Don't be a troll. Go north! To the wonderland that is the Upper Peninsula. We know you wont find mango trees in the U.P., but this scent was too good to pass up. It's a wonderful blend of mangoes and apples complemented with some lovely florals. It's super duper!

Taylor Tea Time
Chai tea is a spiced milk tea that has become increasing popular througout the world. Our scent has strong black tea notes, balanced with sweet cream and spices. It's time for tea!

Traverse City Cheri Baby
Alluring scent of ripe red cherries, fresh fruits, and sweet, creamy vanilla.

Warren Woody
A masculine blend of mahogany, cedarwood and oak with top notes of fresh lavender and geranium.

Waterford Falls
Orange, grapefruit and nectarine unite with notes of woods and pine needles.

Wild Wild Westland
You won't find too many cowboys in Westland, MI, but this fragrance will certainly evoke the scent of leather chaps and saddles. This is a very deep, very masculine leather fragrance. It's strong, but has a satin-like finish.

Ypsi Ylang Ylang
The ultimate floral, soft and sweet with a note of jasmine. Considered a potent aid to romance!

Zilwaukee Zest
Spearmint and Eucalyptus join forces to create a fresh and invigorating clean scent. Quickly becoming a best seller.