Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Febreeze Flameless Luminary

I recently received one of the new Flameless Luminaries from the Febreeze Home Collection. It's a battery-operated wooden base that comes with changeable scented shades. When you set the shade onto the base, it lights up and flickers just like a candle. The slight heat from the light activates the scent in the shade, too. Each scent has a different design, so they not only smell good, they're pretty, too.

I received one base and two green tea citrus shades. We had to try it right away to see how it worked.

It really does look like you've got a candle burning, but with no flame so you don't have to worry about forgetting it. And if you do forget about it, it will automatically turn off after 4 hours. Unfortunately, as with all most scented things, the smell was a little strong for me. I liked the scent, but I just couldn't handle it for long. I had Cory take the shade off the base and turn it off within about a minute. Even after that the smell was pretty strong with it sitting on the dining room table with the breeze blowing over it. I eventually had to put it back into the box in an attempt to contain the smell. The good news is that, if you really need to freshen up a room or cover up a bad odor, this little thing should be able to handle it - and look good doing it. I know that's what it's supposed to do, but I really would like the option for a lighter scent maybe, one that's not so powerful.

There are some other scents that might be a little better for me because they're more fruity. The Cranberry Pear and the Pomegranate Mango scents sound really good. There are also some seasonal scents coming that sound great - Caramel Crisp and Orchard Cider. I'm supposed to be getting one of those to try, so I'm looking forward to that. Unscented shades would be nice, too - so we could enjoy the soft glow of the luminary when we don't want a fragrance.


  1. Caramel crisp sounds like a great smell! I may need one of those at Christmas time.

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  3. I found the same thing... the scent was just a little too strong. I left it sitting on the mantle without turning on the "candle" and the scent softened. I think that's what I will do from now on. Just let them sit out for a while and "air".


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