Shelter Vintage

Shelter Vintage has come to Sparta to provide an exceptional assortment of vintage, new, and retro home furnishings, jewelry, art, accessories, and gifts for all occasions.  As many of our products are one-of-a-kind, we can only share a small sample on this site of what we offer.

Take the quiz, find your Thyme!

So many companies have so many scents for body lotions, body washes, hand lotions and hand washes it can be an overwhelming mix-and-match game where you’re left hoping the smells combine nicely. More often than not, I end up smelling like a musky flower or a tangy vanilla…avoid my problem and take this quiz! Thymes Fragrance has multiple collections of lotions and soaps to reinvent your everyday and we have all those featured here at Shelter! Shelter Vintage in Sparta carries the following scents in candles, body and hand lotions, body and hand washes, and hand creams. Below are 7 simple questions for us to help guide you toward which scent fits you best!

Sunday mornings are best spent…

a.)    Taking a long run

b.)    In bed being lazy with your significant other

c.)    A relaxing walk by the ocean side

d.)   Quiet porch swing with a coffee

e.)    Hiking to your favorite peak

It’s Monday morning, you get yourself ready to take on the day by…

a.)    A heart pumping aerobics class

b.)    Calming bubble bath to prepare for the week

c.)    Kayaking along the shoreline

d.)   Yoga in the dry sun

e.)    Meditating in your favorite space

f.)     Enjoying the smells of the outdoors on your deck having breakfast

Tuesday comes around, and you’re a bit overwhelmed with your workload. You calm your mind by…

a.)    Hitting the gym to sweat it out

b.)    Getting a massage

c.)    Playing in the waves of the ocean

d.)   Laying out in a lawn chair and let the warm sun relax you

e.)    A 90 in bikram yoga class

f.)     Venturing into the great outdoors to take in all the smells and sounds

It’s finally Wednesday, the middle of the week; you’re in need of a mental break. You get it by…

a.)    Trying a new workout class at your gym

b.)    A night out with your significant other

c.)    A run on the beach

d.)   Talking a walk with your friends through town

e.)    Having a glass of wine, putting on classical music and cooking a nice dinner

f.)     Mountain biking a local trail

Thursday comes around and the weekend is almost here, you can taste it…you make yourself ________ for lunch.

a.)    A citrus smoothie

b.)    A salad with fresh strawberries and Clementines

c.)    Sushi

d.)   Pad Thai

e.)    Cucumber soup

f.)     Pesto filled mushrooms

TGIF! Friday is here! Time to loosen up and go out. You go to the bar and order…

a.)    A Lemon Drop

b.)    A glass of red wine

c.)    A margarita

d.)   Firefly vodka with iced tea

e.)    A White Russian

f.)     A microbrew

Saturday morning you wake up a little under the weather from the night before, but you and the crew have tons to do…

a.)    A group spin-a-thon fundraiser

b.)    Starting your rose garden

c.)    Games on the beach with your friends and family

d.)   BBQ with your loved ones

e.)    Meet with your book club

f.)     Hit the slopes

ANSWER KEY:

 (Descriptions from http://www.thymes.com/)

Mostly A’s- You’re a energizing person, Eucalyptus is for you! “Stimulating without being overpowering, Eucalyptus is a scent that not only energizes, but leaves you ready to take on the day with warmth and vitality. Fresh, crisp notes of eucalyptus are surrounded by a bright citrus halo of Italian lemon, lime and bergamot. Trailing close behind are green florals and lemongrass, floating on a bed of herbaceous rosewood and fir.”  

Mostly A’s- You’re a energizing person, Eucalyptus is for you!

“Stimulating without being overpowering, Eucalyptus is a scent that not only energizes, but leaves you ready to take on the day with warmth and vitality. Fresh, crisp notes of eucalyptus are surrounded by a bright citrus halo of Italian lemon, lime and bergamot. Trailing close behind are green florals and lemongrass, floating on a bed of herbaceous rosewood and fir.”

 

Mostly B’s- You’re a romantic and playful person, Kimona Rose is for you! “Kimono Rose® is a modern floral collection that revels in true feminine sophistication. Sheer and romantic, its vital essence is at turns playful and passionate, a fragrant dance that glides easily from day to evening. Effervescent clementine and voluptuous cassis tumble together on a creamy bed of satiny rose, white peony and jasmine petals. A gentle kiss of vanilla leaves a sheer, sensuous finish.”  

Mostly B’s- You’re a romantic and playful person, Kimona Rose is for you!

“Kimono Rose® is a modern floral collection that revels in true feminine sophistication. Sheer and romantic, its vital essence is at turns playful and passionate, a fragrant dance that glides easily from day to evening. Effervescent clementine and voluptuous cassis tumble together on a creamy bed of satiny rose, white peony and jasmine petals. A gentle kiss of vanilla leaves a sheer, sensuous finish.”

 

Mostly C’s- You’re a beach bum, Azur is for you! “Based on the scientific fact that our bodies share the same composition of elements as the ocean, Azur® restores with a complex blend of sea herbs, minerals and vitamins. A gentle marine breeze of white tea with accents of white pepper and moist water lily. Glistening above are balmy jasmine blossoms, fruity bergamot and fresh green herbs. A comforting undercurrent of sweet amber, vanilla and crystalline musk adds depth.”  

Mostly C’s- You’re a beach bum, Azur is for you!

“Based on the scientific fact that our bodies share the same composition of elements as the ocean, Azur® restores with a complex blend of sea herbs, minerals and vitamins. A gentle marine breeze of white tea with accents of white pepper and moist water lily. Glistening above are balmy jasmine blossoms, fruity bergamot and fresh green herbs. A comforting undercurrent of sweet amber, vanilla and crystalline musk adds depth.”

 

Most D’s-You’re a resilient person, Agave Nectar is for you! “Agave Nectar® is an oasis for your skin, tapping the resilience of the desert to awaken your skin’s ability to thrive. Agave nectar, cocooned within the quenching agave plant, forms a warm, honeyed base note. Above, layers of ruby red grapefruit, delicate lemon blossom and tangy guava pulse with refreshing citrus, radiating a bright, cheerful optimism. And soothing aloe leaf and subtle crystalline musk deliver a clean, fresh finish.”  

Most D’s-You’re a resilient person, Agave Nectar is for you!

“Agave Nectar® is an oasis for your skin, tapping the resilience of the desert to awaken your skin’s ability to thrive. Agave nectar, cocooned within the quenching agave plant, forms a warm, honeyed base note. Above, layers of ruby red grapefruit, delicate lemon blossom and tangy guava pulse with refreshing citrus, radiating a bright, cheerful optimism. And soothing aloe leaf and subtle crystalline musk deliver a clean, fresh finish.”

 

Mostly E’s-You’re a calm and focused person, Lotus Santal is for you! “Lotus Santal is a lulling hush that smoothes the rhythms of the day, embracing you in a silence that grounds, calms, focuses. Lotus blossom, a symbol of peace and enlightenment, calms your skin while amaranth seed restores smoothness and turmeric helps purify. Hand-touched embellishments and a tempting tranquil fragrance make Lotus Santal a perfect collection to give—or savor. Sultry floral notes of cocoa orchid and red lotus swirl through layers of exotic plum wood, patchouli, and spicy touches of clove bud. Creamy amber and sandalwood create a warm intoxicating finish.”  

Mostly E’s-You’re a calm and focused person, Lotus Santal is for you!

“Lotus Santal is a lulling hush that smoothes the rhythms of the day, embracing you in a silence that grounds, calms, focuses. Lotus blossom, a symbol of peace and enlightenment, calms your skin while amaranth seed restores smoothness and turmeric helps purify. Hand-touched embellishments and a tempting tranquil fragrance make Lotus Santal a perfect collection to give—or savor. Sultry floral notes of cocoa orchid and red lotus swirl through layers of exotic plum wood, patchouli, and spicy touches of clove bud. Creamy amber and sandalwood create a warm intoxicating finish.”

 

Mostly F’s-You’re a rejuvenating, outdoorsy person, Naia is for you! “Naia evokes the clarity and sense of rejuvenation that comes from time spent in nature. Tart yuzu, quenching lychee and tangy lemon pulp shine like noonday sun through clean watery notes of water lily, dewy cyclamen and shimmering bamboo leaves. Fresh-cut herbs add a bright green note, while Hinoki wood and sheer musk forge a warm, affirming finish.”  

Mostly F’s-You’re a rejuvenating, outdoorsy person, Naia is for you!

“Naia evokes the clarity and sense of rejuvenation that comes from time spent in nature. Tart yuzu, quenching lychee and tangy lemon pulp shine like noonday sun through clean watery notes of water lily, dewy cyclamen and shimmering bamboo leaves. Fresh-cut herbs add a bright green note, while Hinoki wood and sheer musk forge a warm, affirming finish.”