The Best Gift-Worthy Candles for Every Occasion
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from giving and receiving gifts, it’s that you can never go wrong with a candle. Whether you need a gift for your mother-in-law’s birthday, a housewarming gift for a sister, or just want to brighten your friend’s day, a beautiful and fragrant candle will bring a smile to her face as soon as she unwraps it. Pair the candle with a pretty wick trimmer or set of cute matches and you'll have a gift that's perfect for any celebration.
Paddywax Glow Candle
BUY IT: $29.95; amazon.com
Hand poured in Nashville, Tennessee, Paddywax candles use a soy wax blend combined with natural scents to create a long-lasting burn. Each vessel can be repurposed after use so your gift can keep on giving.
BUY IT: $30; uncommongoods.com
This candle is for any friend or family member who has moved away and could use a sweet reminder of home.
Slow North Jar Candle
BUY IT: $29; anthropologie.com
Austin, Texas-based Slow North creates all of their candles with natural botanical ingredients that will fill any space with a warm, fragrant glow.
BUY IT: $29; westelm.com
Instead of another bottle of wine, gift the wine lovers you're shopping for with a candle inspired by their favorite wine. The vessels are made from repurposed glass and candles are handmade in Charleston, South Carolina.
Capri Blue Volcano Iridescent Jar Candle
BUY IT: $30; anthropologie.com
Equally as beautiful as it is fragrant, the classic candle from Mississippi-based Capri Blue is guaranteed to delight any recipient.
Voluspa Mini Tin Candles, Set of 3
BUY IT: $24; anthropologie.com
Great to give as a trio, or individually for three separate gifts.
Thymes Frasier Fir
BUY IT: $30; amazon.com
Your search for the perfect Christmas candle ends here. Although it boasts a scent reminiscent of the holiday season, the beautiful packaging and crisp scent allow it be enjoyed year-round.
Boulangerie Jar Candle
BUY IT: $18; anthropologie.com
Sweet scents like Angel Food Cake and Apricot Chantilly Crème will fill any space with the scent of fresh-baked desserts.
NEST Grapefruit Candle
BUY IT: $42; sephora.com
NEST luxury candles are designed to add style and infuse scent into any space, even when they're not burning.
Bath & Body Works 3-Wick Candle
BUY IT: $24.95; bathandbodyworks.com
Signature 3-wick candles from Bath & Body Works deliver up to 45 hours of burn time, filling the entire room with their classic scents.