Looking to light up the days until you tie the knot? What better way to illuminate your space than with a scented candle to perfume the air with your favorite aroma? We curated a list of a dozen creative candles to set the mood. Whether you want to soothe your soul, spice up your life, or add some sweetness to your day, take a moment to stop and smell the candles.
What do you get when you pair a delicate Damascus Rose with Spearmint? This dynamic duo is a perfect scent to bring a fresh and floral feeling into your world. La Rose aime la Menthe from Carrière Frères is a fabulous flame to burn while you doodle all the details for your wedding day.
Let’s enjoy a collected moment of honesty and announce that sometimes we feel like a hot mess. Light Anecdote’s Hot Mess candle, take a breath and revel in the joy of being human. We love the fusion of rhubarb and pink pepper and whimsical words. You’ll love the way this spicy and sharp candle lights up your life.
You say “tomato.” I ask, “What do you imagine a candle made from the fruit would smell like?” Turns out Carrière Frères has created a lovely candle whose sweet fleshy scent is the perfect aroma to add to your kitchen.
Whether you want to gather your gal pals to toast to your upcoming nuptials or enjoy a quiet moment lighting a candle inspired by your favorite drink, you’ll love the sustainable line of luminaries from Wixology Candle Co. The best thing is after you burn the candles, you can enjoy beautiful barware.
The Notting Hill candle reminds us of a beautiful London day filled with the relaxing scents of earl gray mixed with the beautiful scents of rose, carnation, and peony. It’s the perfect candle to light as you sip a cup of tea and reflect on your upcoming wedding.
The ultimate gift
Looking to give yourself a gift that will last long after your wedding and honeymoon? Treat yourself to one of Trudon’s Alabaster candles. The candle comes in a gorgeous vessel and four delicious scents.
Love & Lavender, with notes of lavender, orange, and lemon, is known for its calming effect. Lavender is a peace-promoting powerhouse. Lemon and orange are both known to ease anxiety and tension. The Love & Lavender candle is a great candle to light to bring peace to your world.
A sweet treat
Lighting the Neroli Madeleine candle invites you into a Parisian patisserie. Enjoy orange blossoms with luscious gourmand notes of vanilla, sweet pralines, and honey. The scent of French madeleines fills your space and heart with sweetness and warmth.
Embrace your inner queen
Celebrate your inner queen you are with a sweet strawberry candle. The Badass Mujeres candle was created to celebrate the power of women supporting women. Gather your bridal squad and recharge with the sweetness of strawberries and sigar and a touch of tart lemon.
This beautifully scented candle from Sabon smells heavenly and is made from natural, eco-friendly biodegradable coconut wax. Enjoy about 50 hours of the lovely vanilla scent. What’s not to smile about?
Celebrate the season of your wedding journey with a lovely line of candles from Kapri that gives a bit of encouragement and positivity to you. The inspiring candles are made with 100% soy wax and come in a medley of scents and sentiments. We love the ‘I Am Loved’ candle that mixes strawberry, vanilla, and sugar to create a sweet aroma.
Balance and purpose
If you need a moment to get centered and grounded, light Milan’s Tobacco and Vanilla candle. The sophisticated scent will make you feel like you have two feet on the ground! Named after his youngest daughter, Milan Candles was founded by US Army combat veteran, Luis Garcia with one goal in mind…To help make the world a safer place and end sex trafficking through his non-profit, Milan’s Mission.
Stacey Marcus is a Boston-based freelance lifestyle writer, publicist and content strategist. Her work has appeared in Boston magazine, Boston Common, Bride & Groom Magazine, Destination I Do, Modern Luxury Weddings Boston and Chicago, Ocean Home and playboy.com among others. A former senior editor at New England Bride Magazine, Stacey is also a publicist for non-profit organizations and small businesses. She is the author of a children’s book, A Bed for Every Bear: Tuck’s Tale. Stacey enjoys writing about travel, trends, and romance.