What does happiness, rainbows and unicorns smell like?

Olivia Heath
Photo credit: National Theatre Bookshop

From House Beautiful UK

What does happiness, unicorns and rainbows smell like?

These new home fragrances launching at the National Theatre Bookshop by DOIY attempts to reveal the answer.

As a houseproud nation we're big on creating special scents that will waft from room to room and greets guests when they enter our home. Guaranteed to put a smile on anyone's face – rainbow scent, happiness scent and unicorn scent are just three smells that you can now spritz around your home for £12 a can.

To add a sense of mystery to each scent, the connotations of each spray is displayed through a series of words on the printed label of the can.

The unicorn scent, which is inspired by cotton candy, is described as: 'Pink, sweet, gorgeous, dream, fantasy, kids for ever, purity, grace, mystery, legend, wild, imagination, purple, wings.'

Photo credit: National Theatre Bookshop

The rainbow scent, which is inspired by melons, is described as: 'Fresh, colourful, dream, happy, perfect day, rain and sun, magic, nowness, beautiful, ephemeral, smile, luck.'

Photo credit: National Theatre Bookshop

The happiness scent, which is inspired by cookies, is described as: 'Cookies, fruit, colours, candy, music, morning, childhood, Sunday, thankful, sweet, energy, good, power, together, cereals, laughs.'

Photo credit: National Theatre Bookshop

Of course, there are plenty of other ways to make your home smell amazing. Aside from candles and reed diffusers, alternative ways are to simmer water in a saucepan with citrus slices and herbs, like lavender or mint, or create a houseplant haven with scented indoor plants – find more ideas here.

Unicorn/Happiness/Rainbow Scented Home Fragrance, £12 each, available from the National Theatre Bookshop

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