April showers may bring May flowers — but in the meantime, we’ve got the rainy days of spring. To cope with the grey weather, light a candle (or two), to bring some sunshine and joy to your life. Next time it starts pouring, curl up with one of these spring-inspired candles to feel extra cozy.
Threshold Peony and Cherry Blossom Candle
Cherry blossom is the perfect spring scent! April is Japan’s famous sakura season, otherwise known as Cherry Blossom season. This floral vanilla berry scent will envelop your home with warmth. For just $3 at Target, it’s also an affordable choice for the bargain-hunting home scent fanatic. Shop here.
Bath and Body Works Honeysuckle and Freesia Candle
Bath and Body Works’ $25 Honeysuckle and Freesia Candle is made with soy wax and essential oils. This flowery candle not only smells like spring, but it looks like it, too, with a pretty pink floral print and decorative lid. Shop here.
Floral Street Sunshine Bloom Scented Candle
Bring a little sunshine into your home on gray days with this Floral Street scented candle. Sold at Sephora for $40, this luxury candle will warm you to the core with delicious hints of coconut, jasmine, and salted musk. Get ready to feel like you’re constantly basking in the sunshine. Its 40-hour burn time will help you stretch springtime to its final days. Shop here.
Yankee Candle Honey Clementine Jar Candle
Sweet and zesty, this $30 honey-based candle with its clean fragrance will fill your home with notes of orange peel, clementine, and, of course, honey. Yankee Candle prides itself on making its iconic jar candles with premium paraffin wax and 100% natural fiber wicks. Could it bee any more irresistible? Shop here.
Cancelled Plans Candle
For a brutally honest yet relatable choice, embrace the stuck-at-home vibes this spring with a Cancelled Plans candle. This candle has homey notes of aloe, agave, and chrysanthemum, reminding you of all the plant babies you’ve acquired during quarantine. These clean-burning candles are hand-poured in Seattle, Washington, and made with a blend of coconut and apricot wax. Shop here.
Bare Candle Co. Cotton + Spring Breeze Soy Candle
Support a small business based in Douglasville, Georgia, when you buy this vegan-friendly soy candle from Bare Candle Co. This eco-friendly company sticks to reusable amber jars, tree-loving labels, and a 100% braided cotton wick. The $21 Cotton + Spring Breeze candle smells like “fresh laundry drying over a spring meadow.” What’s not to love about that? Shop here.
Jo Malone Wild Bluebell Candle
Fresh and delicate floral scents like this Wild Bluebell Candle from Jo Malone London (sold at Sephora) are perfect for spring. This one has undertones of persimmon, a spring-blooming fruit, and white musk, giving it a complex, layered fragrance. Purchase the $69 candle alongside its matching unisex cologne to drive your signature scent home. Shop here.