By the end of summer, most of us are eagerly anticipating cooler temps, sweater weather, changing leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin everything! Nothing sets the tone for this cozy season better than a good, FALL-scented candle fragrance.
Check out our round-up of our favorite fall-scented candle fragrances you need to light this autumn.
7 of the Best Candle Scents to Try This Fall
Below are 7 of the best fall candle scents to try from our recent seasonal collection.
All of our signature fall scents are inspired by the beauty of the changing seasons here at the beach. The ocean air gets crisp, we bundle up for walks on the beach and we build bonfires in the sand.
All of these experiences and the changing of seasons, the orange sunsets, and even the scent in the ocean air inspired our fall candle collection.
And so, each year on Labor Day weekend, we launch a delicious batch of seasonal candles and they are officially HERE!
You can take a closer look at how our unique candle fragrances are made HERE!
#1 Maple Bourbon – New Fall Fragrance for 2022
Our fall candle collection includes many best-selling fragrances from years past and always the appearance of a brand new FALL scent! This year we introduced Maple Bourbon as the new fall fragrance for 2022.
The fragrance is a fast favorite that will remain for the rest of our Fall and Winter candle collections.
#2: Mulled Cider
If you are a new collection, you have to start with the MULLED CIDER fall candle fragrance.
The seasonal scent is inspired by the enjoyment of a warm spicy drink at an evening bonfire on the beach.
Mulled Cider as a fall fragrance in your home is sure to warm up your space as cooler weather approaches.
#3: Pumpkin Almond Biscotti
PUMPKIN ALMOND BISCOTTI is a fall candle fragrance that reminds us of pale orange skies during a fall sunset over the ocean. The color of our pillar candles perfectly captures these creates.
One of our favorite things about autumn on the Outer Banks is watching a sunrise or sunset. I love the feeling the cool ocean air on your face while wearing your favorite cozy fall jacket!
When you get too cold and have to come home, light this fall fragrance to feel restored.
#4: Beach Pine
The BEACH PINE candle is inspired by evergreen Pine trees sprinkled throughout our maritime forests of the Outer Banks. The fall candle fragrance works perfect for autumn months, but is also a must-have through the winter season!
One light of that candle or spritz of that room spray has been known to restore dignity to artificial Christmas trees everywhere.
#5: Candied Pear
Fresh, fruity PEAR swirled w/ sweet, rich brown SUGAR & caramelized PRALINES!
Candied Pear joined our Candle Fam in our Fall 2020 Fragrance Collection. I’m pretty sure that it was 100 degrees in the shade on the August day that we photographed that collection and yet, my sweet photographer worked her magic and made it look like a cozy fall day at the beach.
And yes, we ate a bunch of those delicious pecan pralines before dropping them in the sand!
#6: Pumpkin Cobbler
The BOLD & SPICY PUMPKIN candle! Freshly baked pumpkin with notes of sugar, butter, and BOLD spices like cinnamon & cloves!
Pumpkin Cobbler is obviously a favorite fall scent. You simply cannot have fall without pumpkins, so it’s no surprise this candle makes our list.
Pro Tip: This fall candle smells REALLY good burned together with our Island Espresso fragrance!
#7: Spiced Orange AKA Orange Pomander
The Spiced Orange seasonal candle was formerly named Orange Pomander. We renamed the fragrance this fall because some people were missing out on this amazing candle fragrance because they didn’t know what it is!
An Orange Pomander is a fancy term for an orange studded with cloves in an endless variety of patterns and designs. The cloves preserve the orange and are used around the holidays as decorations and for their spicy citrus fragrance that fills the room!
Despite the name change, the Spiced Orange fall candle still smells just as delicious, if not even more so!
Using & Repurposing Fall Candles
Since many of us like to decorate for the fall and holiday seasons, pillar candles are a great way to set the tone for autumn in your home! Nothing ushers in this special season quite like using the colors and fragrances of repurposed candles in your fall decor.
And in case you’d like to get crafty and take it a step further, there are also some great ways that you can repurpose your candle jars to use as part of your seasonal decor:
- Decorate your mantel with your candles
- Repurposed candle jars or make a seasonal craft
No matter how you choose to enjoy your fall candles, we want you to get the most out of them! Always use candle safety best practices when burning your candle to ensure maximum longevity.
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Kimber Smith is the creative founder of The Outer Banks Candle Company. With a degree in art, she has dabbled in many art forms from oil painting to calligraphy to furniture refinishing. And when she’s not busy making candles or managing the high energy (chaos) of life with five kids, she enjoys writing about the journey of it all!