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    17 Candles Themed For Each Space In Your Home

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    1. A Grandma's Kitchen candle for your actual kitchen, so it will have the buttery, sweet vanilla smell of baked goods wafting through it instead of the pizza rolls you keep forgetting to take out of the oven.

    Promising review: "This candle smells so amazing I’ve bought two more! Slow burn, a natural and not synthetic fragrance, like cookies baking in the oven. I’m very picky." —Dede

    Get it from Homesick for $29.95.

    2. A Kindling candle with notes of cedar and smoke, so you can have all the luxury of a cozy fireplace with none of the trouble of poking at a piece of burning wood all night. This candle just happens to pair perfectly with the Netflix marathon of your choice.


    Promising review: "I’ve never smelled anything more heavenly then my Kindling candle, hence the order of 3 ALL FOR ME ! It’s a cross between a genuine campfire with a beautiful spicy and woodsy soft smell that lingers just enough. It’s not too overpowering. I truly am in love with this candle, thank you for making my senses so happy." —Robin Dearden

    Get it from Otherland for $36.

    3. A New Home candle for the main entryway, so everyone who enters your threshold will be treated to notes of fresh linen and lime and marvel at how clean y'all are even if you haven't actually given the place a good scrubbing in weeks.

    Promising review: "They aren’t kidding when they say it smells like fresh linen. I love the smell! I bought this to surprise my boyfriend on the day we got the keys to our new apartment and he loved it!!" —Hannah K

    Get it from Homesick for $29.95.

    4. A lavender-scented candle for your bedroom that will help designate it as your "sleep space" by wafting a calming scent through the room that will linger long after you blow the candle out.

    World Market

    Promising review: "Would buy again. It has the fresh fragrance of being in a field of lavender." —World Market Customer

    Get it from World Market for $15.99.

    5. A ~Love~ candle for a shared bedroom, because as romantic as it would be to spread roses over the bedspread every night, lighting a candle that smells like them is far more efficient (and won't have you waking up with petals in your sweatpants the next morning).

    Promising review: "It fills the house with the loveliest rose scent. It burns cleanly, as all Homesick candles do." —Jennifer K

    Get it from Homesick for $29.95.

    6. A PyroPet candle that burns down to a creepy metal exoskeleton for your personal bathroom, the one place nobody's ever going to judge your secretly goth soul.


    Get it from Saks Fifth Avenue OFF Fifth for $33.99.

    7. An elegant floral press candle for the guest room that will tie all the miscellaneous decor together and make your parents think you've become sophisticated as heck when they come to stay.


    Promising review: "I saw this candle in the store and thought it looked beautiful, and was pleasantly surprised to find out it smells amazing too! I couldn’t resist taking at home, and I’m so glad I did." —Maddie133

    Get it from Anthropologie for $15 (available in six styles).

    8. Plus a sweet little macaron candle in a soothing scent for your guest bathroom, because nothing says casual elegance quite something designed to look like a French dessert.


    Promising review: "I got Honey Violet scent — as usual Voluspa candles smell gorgeous, not cheap. The packaging is super cute. Great for bathroom/bedroom/smaller common areas. I’m going to re-use the container because it’s so pretty I can always find something to store in them." —Ahnomaly

    Get it from Nordstrom for $13.

    9. A pet odor-eliminating candle to neutralize the lingering smells in your basement, which as we all know is a synonym for "dog's pee palace."

    Just Make Scents/Etsy

    Promising review: "Fantastic as always. I get so many compliments from guests about this pet odor eliminator candle. Works great against any kitty odors. I keep them stocked at all times." —tracypg

    Get it from Just Make Scents on Etsy for $8.95.

    10. A honeycomb statement candle you can use as a centerpiece in the dining room, with a warm honey-layered scent that will make everyone feel so cozy and at ease it'll make your takeout seem like legit home cooking.


    Promising review: "Illume candles are by far my favorite. They have a long burn-time and their beautiful scents fill up the room. This candle is probably the prettiest one I've ever purchased (it's even more beautiful in person!). And the aroma is amazing. The spiced honey is warm and comforting but versatile enough to be a year-round fragrance." —IllumeLover

    Get it from Anthropologie for $44.

    11. An understated linen and tobacco flower candle for the laundry or utility room that will blend right in and give the space a fresh feel even when the dirty clothes in a hamper are looking less like a pile and more like a mountain.

    World Market

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this scent. Smells like a warm and wonderful grandfather. Love the two wicks. I burn two candles at a time to fill the room with this distinctive fragrance. Whenever I'm near a World Market store I go in and buy all of these they have. Beats other brands, hands down." —World Market Customer

    Get it from World Market for $15.99.

    12. A prosecco rose candle for a rec room, so when you dim the lights down for movie night you don't have to wait for someone to pop a bottle to get that sweet bubbly smell sparkling up the air.

    Promising review: "Perfect for 'rose gold' and wine lovers. The glass jar is a pretty rose gold color that can definitely be repurposed after the candle burns. As for the scent - yum!! Floral and sweet!!" —emilylauren13

    Get it from Nordstrom for $32.

    13. A library candle for your home office or work from home setup, partially because the scent of library books and deep woods will inspire you get cracking, but also because of the age-old question WWHGD (What Would Hermione Granger Do?).

    Pret A Geek/Etsy

    Promising review: "This came really quickly and it honestly does smell like the library! I just love it! It was packaged well and came with an extra little treat. Such a great product!" —Janelle

    Get it from Pret A Geek on Etsy for $13.53.

    14. A set of mini terrarium candles for your hallway, so even when they aren't lit you'll feel like you've stumbled into a teensy greenhouse as you walk from room to room.


    Promising review: "This is an extremely unique candle. The look sets it apart from other candles. It is noticeable immediately. The floral scent fills the air with springtime! The cork cover allows you to know the candle is out when you blow it out. I would love to purchase more of these." —madtown

    Get a set of two from UncommonGoods for $25.

    15. A smoke odor–eliminating candle for the garage that will make it smell like Juicy Fruit gum instead of that time your cigar-loving grandpa came to stay.

    Just Make Scents/Etsy

    Promising review: "Excellent all around experience. Item as described. These candles work with eliminating odors. We are happy with the results." —Dee Andalora

    Get it from Just Make Scents on Etsy for $8.95+.

    16. A decorative outdoor candle with citronella that repels insects for your back porch, because yes, nature is lovely, but sometimes it'd be lovelier if it just ... stayed ... a little bit further over there.

    World Market

    Promising review: "I put this out on my Master Patio. Being in the Central Valley of CA, we have mosquitos. I'm not one to buy citronella candles but I bought this since it matched my furniture. Mosquitos actually flew to it. I have plenty of them floating in the wax. For some reason I get lots of bites, but I was avoided last night. This was helpful!" —Lisa

    Get it from World Market for $15.99.

    17. And last but not least, a pastel crying unicorn candle for your childhood bedroom that got converted into a workout room/home office/pottery-making studio the second you walked out the door.


    BIG MOOD!!!

    Promising review: "I thought this would be cute. It is so much more. The beauty of witnessing raw rainbow emotion expressed with such decorum astounds." —Firebox Customer

    Get it from Firebox for $12.99 (originally $24.99).

    You lighting all of these candles and floating into sweet-smelling, candlelit bliss:

    Universal Pictures

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