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    23 Wood Wick Candles That'll "Release The Crackle" In Your Home

    Because like One Direction once said, "Baby, you light up my world like nobody else."

    1. A white sage wood wick candle with a burn time of 45-hours, creating a soothing setting for an uninterrupted dive into the latest chapter of your fave fanfic. 

    Reviewer holding white candle jar that reads
    Reviewer image of product lit up

    Made from 100% natural soy wax and a 100% wood wick. Make sure to stop burning when only 1/2-inch of the wax remains. You can also find this pick in our roundup of the best soy candles!

    Promising review: "That wooden wick is magical and it burns evenly, so no wasteful wax and it smells great." —Stephanie Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in eight scents).

    2. A "Norwegian Woods" candle infused with a blend of citrusy, sage-y, and oaky  essential oils that make it smell like a serene rainy forrest. The crackling wick just adds to the cozy ambience!

    a lit wood wick candle in a white ceramic jar
    a white ceramic candle jar with a white soy wax candle with a wood wick in it
    Penrose Candles / Etsy, Penrose Candles / Etsy

    Penrose Candles is a woman-founded, family-run small biz based out of Portland, Oregon that hand-pours all their candles using natural, vegan, and phthalate-free soy wax.

    Promising review: "Very happy with this gift I purchased for my best friend! A beautiful looking candle which smells divine." –Hortense

    Get it from Penrose Candles on Etsy for $38.

    3. A gray tea-scented wood wick candle for any fans of tea who want to enjoy the calming aroma of their favorite drink *without* actually having to get up from the couch and make it.

    White candle with wooden wick in a clear glass jar next to product box
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    Promising review: "I never write reviews, but I am so happy with this I was compelled to. I was already introduced the brand, so I knew I liked it, but only had it in vanilla and sea salt. So far, the packaging on the grey tea is gorgeous and the scent and look once it’s on, is wonderful. The sound of the wood wick is also a beautiful addition to this, making it very unique and relaxing. Five stars all the way. It's worth the price and they last a long time." —Addicted2shopping

    Get it from Amazon for $33.10+ (available in four scents).

    4. A wood wick candle set featuring two earthy scents you'll want to share with friends. Then only hard part will be choosing which scent you give away...

    Two white candles in glass amber jars with woodwicks

    Uses a blend of soy and paraffin wax that can burn for up to 23 hours, and comes in a reusable amber body.

    Get it from Target for $10.

    5. A super chic wood wick candle in a gold jar featuring a calming and ~zesty~ scent that, for the first time ever, makes me wish I could be a candle. 

    Uses a soy wax that can be burned for at least 45 hours.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these candles. The smell is refreshing and clean, and a great home scent. I get compliments on this all the time. It’s strong enough to fill up a large room, but not so much so that it’s overwhelming. It’s also a great value for the price. As soon as I get low I order a new candle ASAP." —ryman

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two sizes and five scents).

    6. A coffee-scented wood wick candle so you can enjoy the warm scents of your favorite caffeinated beverage combined with comforting fireplace-like crackles...what more could you ask for?

    Is made from a natural coconut soy material that can burn for up to 70 hours.

    Promising review: "Ok, first off  I have purchased at least 20 of these by now. There is NO other candle that holds a flame (get it) to this one. This lasts me over a month and I burn it for hours everyday. The scent is incredible and intoxicating. Even people I know who despise scents and perfumes have complimented this candle. Don’t walk, run to get this candle before I sell them out!" —Katherine Karampour

    Get it from Amazon for $35+ (available in three scents).

    7. A cereal scented wood wick candle breakfast enthusiasts absolutely need for its Fruity Pebbles-inspired scent that's sure to receive a "Yabba dabba doo." 

    Candle in front of bowl of cereal lit with wood wick
    Mala The Brand/Etsy

    Mala The Brand is a woman-owned small shop on Etsy which creates hand poured unique scented candles inspired by our daily surroundings. Each product is made with natural coconut soy wax and a blend of phthalate-free fragrance oils and essential oils. And here are some other home pieces from small businesses that you might want to add to your online cart!

    Promising review: "Every single candle smells so incredible and fragrant. It’s warm and comforting without being overwhelming, and the wood wick crackling is so calming and therapeutic. I’m looking forward and am excited to purchase some fall scented Mala candles next :’)." —Shaiza

    Get it from Mala The Brand on Etsy for $16.85+ (available in two sizes).

    8. A coconut wood wick candle that's literally inside a coconut! Need I say more?

    White candle inside of a coconut with a woodwick

    Promising review: "This candle smells so good! I have gotten nothing but compliments on how unique and vibey this candle is. Gonna grab a few more!" —CL

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in three scents).

    9. A Sage Against The Machine wood wick candle just begging you to strike a match to it, so you can feel as "Calm Like A Bomb," or, well, maybe just calm.

    White candle jar unlit with woodwick on white background
    Get A Whiff Co

    Get A Whiff Co. is a small shop that creates hand poured unique candles in the U.S.

    Promising review: "These are my favorite candles. The scent doesn't smell fake or overpowering and I love the sound of the wooden candle wick burning. It's the only kind of candle I enjoy for yoga and long baths." —Kat Schuller

    Get it from Get A Whiff Co. for $24.99+ (available in two sizes and colors).

    10. A cozy coffee candle that smells and looks like your favorite cold-weather caffeine boost – be it a pumpkin chai latte, peppermint mocha, and even hot cocoa, for all of you non-coffee lovers out there.

    a candle that looks like a coffee latte in a glass mug next to a white pumpkin that reads
    Beach Girl Design by Jen / Etsy

    Beach Girl Design by Jen is a woman-owned small shop on Etsy that hand makes scrubs and luxury scented wood wick candles. BTW, we've got you covered with some other recommendations for products for coffee and tea lovers!

    Promising review: "Excellent quality as always! I bought this candle and my daughter gave a resounding two thumbs up for it! 😊" –Melissa H

    Get it from Beach Girl Design by Jen on Etsy for $32 (available in five scents).

    11. A glass jar wood wick candle you can count on to smell good AND look good (even when it's sitting unlit on your corner cabinet or coffee table.)

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    Promising review: "What an amazing scent! This candle burns beautifully. I took the wick down to the recommended half inch and it was pure perfection. It’s a strong scent and has good throw — I really can’t say enough. The delightful part is at the end of 'our' journey, I’m left with this beautiful jar. I have an African Grey parrot named Milo, and it is amazing to have a candle I can burn with the confidence that it's not hurting his delicate lungs. Milo and I appreciate these candles so very much." —Kabby 247

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in three scents).

    12. A cherry blossom wood wick candle you'll always want ~planted~ in front of you because if the soothing snaps don't have you mesmerized, then the floating petals in the wax certainly will.

    Video of pink candle with cherry blossoms and woodwick lit

    Wicktacular is a family-owned small shop on Etsy that creates handmade wax melts, essential oils, and all natural soy candles.

    Promising review: "Oh man this was the best candle purchase of my life — and I can easily say that. Not only does it smell freaking incredible, but it's also extra pretty too with actual cherry blossoms floating about in the hot wax just giving it that extra oomph. I need one on the go with me for every aspect of my daily life it is THAT good y'all — I promise. Leave no doubt, I will be back." —zachary hollingsworth

    Get it from Wicktacular on Etsy for $16.

    13. A ~smoldering~ wood wick candle melted around rose quartz and obsidian to enhance your next self-tarot reading with witchy vibes of love, trust, truth mixed with the comforting sounds of crackles."  

    Black jar that reads
    Lucky No Candles

    Lucky No. Candles is a Latinx and woman-owned small shop that infuses a bit of ~magic~ into each natural soy coconut wax candles through the incorporation of lucky numbers and crystals.

    Promising review: "No. 13 is my personal favorite from this brand. It says about 75 hours of burn time, but I've had some of mine now for over a year, lighting them only at night. It's the perfect mix of campfire smells and florals. Plus, I've stocked enough rose quartz for my alter from exclusively buying this scent for the last two years. Highly recommend for the mid-winter blues." —Lauren N.

    Get it from Lucky No. Candles for $36.

    14. An organic coconut wax wood wick candle with essential oils we'd consider a more ~grown up~ candle as it'll add a bit of class and sophistication with its clean scents and sleek amber jar.

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these candles! The wood wick is everything! The crackling sound from the wick contributes to that sensation of being in front of the fireplace. The fragrances are outstanding! Not too strong and not too weak. These candles burn for hours." —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for 24.95+ (available in two sizes and 29 scents).

    15. A two-pack of citronella wood wick candles which will provide you with lulling crackling sounds, while at the same time telling all those pesty mosquitoes to buzz off.

    Black and white candle with woodwick lit on top of a wooden table

    Promising review: "At first, I was kind of disappointed when I went to Walmart and saw a larger mosquito candle for $5. When they came in, however, I was sold! These are very much worth it. The scent I could smell through the box and they are very aesthetically pleasing! They make my patio come together quite nicely. The packaging is also beautiful, so it can make a nice gift and the wick is one of those thick wooden ones." —v.muzyka

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.