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Scents for Candles that Bring the Outside In

My personal favorite scents for candles are those that give off a more herbal and earthy scent, bringing the outside in.

Some of my personal favorite scents for candles are those that give off a more herbal and earthy scent, bringing the outside, inside. Try the following single note scents for your next batch of homemade candles!

  • Citronella, not only does this smell like summer time, it’s the perfect scent for candles outside on your deck or patio to keep the bugs at bay.
  • Woody, try using a wood wick when creating these candle scent combinations, close your eyes - the scent combined with the crackling wick will make you feel like you’re sitting in front of a fireplace.
    • Cedarwood
    • Cypress
    • Fir
    • Juniper
    • Sandalwood
  • Herbal scents for your candles will either make you feel like someone is cooking up a storm in your kitchen or like you've sat down right in the middle of a beautiful fresh garden!
    • Basil
    • Chamomile
    • Sage
    • Oregano
    • Pine
    • Rosemary
    • Sage
    • Thyme
    • Tea Tree

For more candle ideas and advice on how to get started making your own check out my website: Craft of Candles.