The Backyard Naturalist store display table for Michel Design Works products.

Scented Soaps, Lotions & Candles

Michel Design Works home, bath and body display in The Backyard Naturalist will stop you in your tracks. Updated seasonally, there are always new scents to explore — each derived from natural botanical ingredients with a unique, beautifully illustrated nature theme. These luscious soaps, lotions, candles and home decor items are not just tried-and-true, classic gifts, but also reasonably priced for pampering yourself daily.

2022 Collection

Birds and Butterflies

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in 'Birds and Butterflies'.

Youth and whimsy go hand in hand in this sweet collection of winged friends—with a charming polka dot border!

Fragrance: Acacia flowers sweetened with plum and vanilla with just a squeeze of citrus

Deborah’s Garden

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in 'Deborah's Garden'.

A tribute to the stunning gardens grown by Deborah Michel, this design features showy blossoms in a dramatic palette of pinks and purples.

Fragrance: Heady floral notes of jasmine and cyclamen with base notes of cedarwood and cashmere

The Meadow

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in 'The Meadow'.

Colorful, abundant wildflowers beckon you in this painterly new design and hint at its lovely scent.

Fragrance: Floral meadow after a storm with heather, cyclamen, and mimosa

Blush Peony

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in Blush Peony.

A luscious balance of floral and citrus with yummy arboreal undertones.

Fragrance: Aromatic peony with a hint of mandarin, notes of gardenia, and touches of cedar and sandalwood

Christmas Bouquet

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in Christmas Bouquet.

A festive, seasonal floral bouquet brings a hint of spring to brighten winter days.

Fragrance: Winter florals with notes of red fruit, jasmine, and lavender

Pumpkin Prize

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in Pumpkin Prize.

The essence of Autumn with Thanksgiving “just-around-the-corner” highlights.

Fragrance: Pumpkin jam with tangy crisp apple, hints of raspberry, and spice of nutmeg, ginger, and dry amber

White Spruce

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in White Spruce.

Inspired by all the best parts of the holidays.

Fragrance: True spruce with touches of fruit and spice

Summer Days

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new fragrances for 2022, including candles, foaming hand soap, lotion and napkins in 'Summer Days'.

Birds, butterflies, and an abundance of beautiful flowers proclaim the glories of the garden in this classic Michel Design Works offering.

Fragrance: Mandarin and bergamot tinged with jasmine, vanilla, and tuberose.

Royal Rose

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new scent for Spring 2021: Royal Rose.

Nothing is more classic than rose, but with a fresh design and the scent of rose and amber, it’s a new take on tradition.

Scent: Royal rose with notes of amber, apple, vanilla, and musk

Sweet Floral Melody

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works new scent for Spring 2021: Sweet Floral Melody.

A burst of colorful flowers, butterflies, and greenery evokes the feel of a summer garden all year long.

Scent: Bouquet of white flowers and tuberose touched with honey, coconut, and mimosa

Sunflower

The Backyard Naturalist has Michel Design Works New for 2020 'Sunflower' scented soap, lotion and candles

Sunflowers, dahlias, and marigolds are bursting with rich yellows and golds—perfect for autumn and lovely all year round.

Scent: Fresh sunflower with touches of citrus, ripe fruit, and spice

Coordinated Home Accents & Fragrances

There are coordinating trays, placemats, plates, napkins and so much more in an eye-popping variety of designs. Michel Design Works make perfect gifts for people in your life who deserve a little pampering!

 

The Backyard Naturalist & Michel Design Works Products

Just a few of the reasons we love Michel Design Works products:

Something for everyone! A wide variety of yummy, elegant scents and botanical themes. Combine and coordinate for exactly the right gift in the right budget.

Michel Design Works original nature themed and detailed illustrations are unique to each scent. The designs perfectly adorn coordinating home accents.

Products are made from high quality natural ingredients and beautifully packaged. For example:

  • Foaming Hand Soap contains shea butter and aloe vera for gentle cleansing and moisturizing.
  • Bath Soaps – Triple-milled bath bars are handmade in England of pure vegetable palm oil, glycerine, and moisturizing shea butter.
  • Hand and Body Lotion – shea butter, aloe, and other botanical ingredients make this silky, luxurious lotion perfect for even the driest skin. Beautifully packaged in a keepsake gift box.
  • Scented Candles are handmade, all-natural 100% soy wax, a renewable resource that’s nontoxic, biodegradable, and burns clean. Candle comes in a printed glass container housed in a decorative box with a wooden ball top. Or choose a travel candle in a handy tin to take a little bit of home with you wherever you go.
  • Michel Design Works’ ever changing product line may vary in our store depending on the season. If you’re looking for specific scents, please feel free to stop in or call us to see what we have in stock.

    No animal testing is ever done on Michel Design Works products..