News Flash!! The Debut of my Newest Holistic & Artisan Perfume, “Ash Rose Moon” is Mysterious, Sensual and Earthen

  I am very excited to be sharing the news of my newest botanical perfume, “Ash Rose Moon” ! It is a ‘Victorian’ style, holistic, artisan & sensual perfume made from true wild crafted plant essences that are joyful, enchanting and complex! All of my lovely perfume and cologne products are safe, GCMS tested oil and plant essence formulations without toxic chemicals, aldehydes, dyes, parabens, phthalates, etc! “Ash Rose Moon” is a mysterious, rich and sensual blend of proprietary notes that include, exotic yuzu, tart and sweet magnolia, rich rose, earthen and… Read More “He would be able to create a scent that was not merely human, but super human, an angels scent, so indescribably good and vital that who ever smelt it would be enchanted and with his whole heart would have to love him.” ― Patrick Süskind “Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for… Read More

Late Summer at Dripping Springs

Tommie Flannery Baskis is a natural perfumer of plant essences, an author, photographer and painter from Kentucky/Florida/Tennessee.

My Quest for “The Forgotten Story” in America     My Quest for “The Forgotten Story” in Scottsville, KY Through the years, my quest for “the forgotten story” has taken me on many intriguing and inspiring journeys through America, especially the mid-west river towns. These lovely places and towns that have deep roots in early American history have touched my soul and given me the inspiration for many of my creations. Whether my creations, such as a new painting, a photographic capture of an abandoned place in time, a new writing of “the old ways and lost stories” for… Read More

“Slippin” Creek is Just a Stones Throw

I’m my Mother’s shiny girl child when she left me here I’m the seed of love from my Father, distant watcher…proud of my growing My Grandmother spoke to me on the last hour of her death bed- Child don’t take money for things undone and things that should not be done. Boy, don’t you know slippin creek is just a stones throw away. I see you lolling behind, boy- slow moving and strong- I see you there summer sweat and shadow dark. Slippin creek is just a stones throw…. As a smiling… Read More

“Wildchild County” perfume’s luscious notes evoke days filled with joy, warmth and sunshine!

    This soft, elegant, sweet floral scent will have you dreaming of those gorgeous summer days filled with warm sunshine and cool breezes that carry the faint essences of juicy orange, sun- drenched mimosa, exotic and spicy ylang ylang, warm vanilla bean and sandalwood… The note essences that I have chosen, come together for an enticing blend that is a warm floral, with just the right “sweet sugar and spice” added to create a bright and clean perfume scent! Wildchild County is elegant and joyous, for those ladies who love sweet floral notes that are soft… Read More

My Poem “Soft Fire” is Featured on Rutger Hauer’s Soap Box Poets     Soft Fire © by Tommie Flannery Baskis Soft fire is the song of a winter wind, a pathfinder through a foggy glass crack, will be heard … in the moment she has gone. The imperceptible path is her domain The flight of hawk will know her name The story of aged battles must be retold Bring to the hallowed light, all that is lost, all that has been sold Soft fire is searching to renew the distant dream, beyond the silvered veil, beyond the shadowy stream What lies in… Read More

Inspiration from, “Early Town, the Carnival Lady and an Attic Full of Secrets”

  Live your Vision, Walk in your Light   “We are receivers of this presence, we are like secrets finding, unfolding unto the light… The manifested thought is our creation. Guide it, nurture it from a place of true wonderment…” Hugs, Tommie  

” I believe in the power of weaving a story out of nature’s own roots, flowers, leaves, wood, spices and fruits.”

As a child, I have always been fascinated with the sensual nature of plant essences, trees and life in the countryside. I love to create a story and mood with wild crafted, holistic and distilled essences to bring you truly distinctive and sensual scent combinations that are the dreams of “Angel Blue Perfume”. Through the years, my love and admiration grew for plant, resin, spice and wood properties that made real essential oils and essences. Angel Blue Perfume LLC started to evolve from my dreams into a successful reality. I loved to read… Read More

To my Father, a man that loved, protected, taught and nurtured me…

    My Father, Michael Douglas Flannery, I remember with great fondness and love. He was a quiet, strong and patient man who gave me a sense of security as a child. I admired his patience and passion for the things he loved to do and people he loved to share his time with. He was a quiet man and as a child, when I would look up at him, his tall frame seemed so towering over mine. When he would reach down to pick me up and hold me, his strength would pull me up with such ease… Read More