Abstract: A kit of decorative pumpkins is disclosed where one of the pumpkins incorporates a rear opening large enough to allow the other pumpkins comprising the kit to be introduced therethrough for convenient storage within the one pumpkin. Each of the pumpkins can also incorporate pumpkin shell decorations thereon defined by shell cut-outs which define pliable peripheral edges adapted to be bent for altering the appearance of the shell decoration.
January 16, 2003
Date of Patent:
September 28, 2004
Hosley International Trading Corporation
Abstract: A diffuser includes a base portion and a lid portion. The diffuser is adapted to allow emanation of vapor from a burning block of combustible material and contains a block receiving portion elevated from a surface of the base portion. The block receiving portion has one or more grooves formed in a top surface of the block receiving portion and extending below the top surface of the block receiving portion. The base portion further includes apertures forming channels extending from within the base portion to an outer surface of the base portion. The lid portion is preferably substantially pyramidal in shape and has an apex at an end remote from the base portion. The lid portion further includes apertures positioned towards the apex. In use, a burning block of combustible material, impregnated with fragrance, is placed on the block receiving portion, and the lid portion is placed over the block.
August 29, 2002
Date of Patent:
August 17, 2004
Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Limited
Andrew Robert Edwards, Andrew Robert McLeish
Abstract: An incense tray for use with sticks of incense that has a base with an inner surface to receive incense ashes and a housing mounted on the base that has top portion with a screen that permits air to flow from the inside to the outside of the housing. The tray further includes a plurality of incense holders spaced around the periphery of the housing that are angled inwardly towards the center of the tray so that the incense sticks they receive also angle inwardly towards the center. A fan is mounted within the housing to direct the flow of air upwardly through openings in the screen so that the incense smoke is drawn toward the center and then upwardly. A receptacle for receiving a fragrant votive candle or fragrant oil can be mounted on the screen to improve and complement the aromatic effect of the incense smoke.