9 Wintry Candles That Aren’t Pine- or Peppermint-Scented
Winter is coming, and one of my favorite parts of winter is curling up next to a fireplace — perhaps with a blanket wrapped around me, a coffee mug in hand, and a good book by my side.
Nice, right? One problem: I don’t have a fireplace in my apartment. But I believe curling up on the sofa next to a good wintry candle is the next best thing. A “good wintry candle” is hard to define, and there are A LOT of festive candles to “add to cart” out there.
Personally, I do not like evergreen-scented candles because they remind me of those tree-shaped car air fresheners, nor do I like I don’t like super sugary candles that smell like dessert because they make me hungry and give me a slight headache.
So I thought it might be helpful to compile a list of non-pine and non-peppermint candles that are just as festive. (Please note: If the peppermint swirl is in food or drink form, feel free to send it my way.) The most knowledgeable candle experts I know, my Apartment Therapy colleagues, absolutely came through. Here are some of our favorites: