Candle With Care: 6 Candles That Smell Like Fall

It’s the first week of October and we are finally getting some sweater weather in Montreal. After a long and ridiculously hot September, October finally calls for cozy nights spent under the blankets watching your favourite Halloween movies or reading novels that make your insides warm and fuzzy. If you’ve been on the hunt for candles that will make your room smell like fall, look no further - Her Campus has you covered.

1. Capri Blue Pumpkin Jar Candle

Anthropologie has some of the best candles I’ve ever smelled, and this one doesn't disappoint either. If you want a fragrant candle that will quite literally fill your room with pumpkins, then this candle is for you.  It has the perfect balance of pumpkin and spice, which is basically all you need for fall, not to mention the gorgeous packaging. This is the candle for a fall ambiance in your home.

Description: buttery pumpkin with notes of orange zest based in warm brown sugar and vanilla.

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2. P.F. Candle Co. Amber Jar Soy Candle - Teakwood and Tobacco

Don’t be put off by its name – teakwood and tobacco doesn't sound like the most romantic fall scent, but believe me when I say that this candle has a lovely, earthy smell. The scent does not carry very far, but if you keep it close to you, you will notice that it gives the room a very natural and soothing feeling. It smells like warmth and coziness on cold October nights.

Description: Spicy black pepper and tobacco mingle, orange, berry.

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3. Voluspa Large Glass Jar Candle – Baltic Amber

This could be one of your go-to cold weather candles. It’s rich and gorgeous. It smells like non-foody vanilla and amber – subtle, yet strong enough to leave a lovely lingering aroma. If you like your candles soft and comforting, you will love this. I can also say with 100% certainty that this candle has the best amber scent out there. You will enjoy a beautiful clean burn.

Description: Notes of Amber Resin, Sandalwood, Vanilla Orchid.

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4. Bath and Body Works – Leaves

A seasonal classic. If you are a candle-crazy person like myself, then you know this one. You’ve even gone through a couple of these. Leaves are definitely a staple for autumn, and it is a mixture of the best things about fall: crisp air, ripe apples, delicious spice that comes with pumpkin, and yes, leaves. Kudos to Bath and Body Works for capturing all things fall in one small jar.

Description: Crisp Red Apple, Golden Nectar, Warm Clove Spice.

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5. Frostbeard Studio – Oxford Library

Not a fan of foody smells? With Oxford Library lit in the background, you will dream of leather-bound books stacked on wooden shelves, book dust on your hands, and, oh, of “a freshly showered Sherlock” apparently as a customer has pointed out in the reviews. It smells like a good day at the Oxford Library, even if you are only in McLennan. It is actually a pretty strong scent - consider yourself warned!

Description: Oakmoss, Amber, Sandalwood, Leather

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6. Owl & Bone – Molly Weasley’s Kitchen

So you are a huge Harry Potter fan – you know everything there is to know about Harry, potions, and spells. The question is, do you know what Molly Weasley’s kitchen smells like? This Harry Potter inspired candle will not only take you to the Weasleys’ kitchen, it will also make you feel nostalgic with memories of your days when you were obsessed with Harry Potter. In this candle, you’ll even find a hint of your mother’s kitchen.

Description: Fresh apples, sugar, spice, banana bread and strudel.

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