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12 Scented Candles to Warm up Any Winter Night

Enjoy a cozy evening in with these local goodies.


Whether you want to embrace the scents of the season or escape to a faraway land with aromas of beechwood and coconut, there’s a candle for you. Hide out from the cold and grab a blanket, a good book, and one of these local goodies for the ultimate cozy night in.  

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Photo courtesy of Olives & Grace

Fired Up
Zoet Bathlatier “Firewood” candle, $36, Olives & Grace.
Bring the crackle of a campfire into your home with the bold and smoky scents of cedarwood, tobacco, and leather.

Wine Night
Rewined “Pinot Noir” candle, $28, Greentail Table.
Pour yourself a glass of red and light this candle, which features aromas of fig and cranberry with notes of leather and violet.

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Venture to Vermont
“Vermont Wood Pine” candle, $38, Didriks.

Scents of pine, frankincense, and fir-needle oils will transform your urban abode into a Vermont countryside cabin.

Warm Up
Burnin’ For You Candle Co. “Mojave Daydream” candle, $32, Queen of Swords.
One way to beat the coming chill? A candle that evokes the desert with notes of sandalwood, vanilla, and wild jasmine.

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Sugar and Spice
Capri Blue “Spiced Cider” candle, $88, Anthropologie.

This spiced-cider candle layers classic fall scents of nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon with notes of apple and orange.

Enchanting Escape
Mizu “Mountain Bamboo” candle $23.50, Craft & Caro.
Treat a case of wanderlust with a fusion of bamboo, lavender, and green tea, inspired by Japan’s bamboo forests.

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Over the Moon
Red Flower “Icelandic Moonflower” candle, $38, Credo.

Notes of subtle moonflower and apple blossom are melted together and topped with a decorative red rose petal.

Something Sweet
“Mediterranean Fig” candle, starting at $16, Noted.
This locally-made candle comes in three sizes, with scents of fig, melon, jasmine, and rosewood.

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Photo courtesy of Crate & Barrel

Cold-Weather Comforts
“Honey Crisp & Cognac” candle, $20, Crate & Barrel.
Warm citrus scents blend with cognac and brandy to heat up any chilly winter night.

 Great Adventure
“Acadian Night” candle, $32, Boston General Store.
This leather, smoke, and wood-scented candle offers all the aromas of a backpacking trip in the Maine wilderness—without the heavy gear.

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Photo courtesy of Sur La Table

Festive Favorites
“Toasted-Chestnut” candle, $35, Sur La Table.

Distinct seasonal flavors such as hot apple cider, cinnamon, and brandied pear come together in a golden mercury-glass jar.

Summer Dreams
Night Space “Midnight Cool Sea” candle, $65, Lekker Home.
Gardenia, coconut water, and sandalwood aromas are guaranteed take you back to the warmest of August evenings.