Clean and Serene
Terrain’s Snowfall candle in an etched glass vessel evokes the natural beauty of a white Christmas. And with notes of pine and Douglas fir, it’s a subtle way to bring the outdoors in.
To buy: $36, shopterrain.com.
Sugar and Spice (and Everything Nice)
This cocktail-inspired Maple Bourbon candle pairs the pungent scent of peppercorns with the sweet smell of maple. Bonus: its gold-plated glass jar dresses up a console or mantel.
To buy: $37, ebbandflownyc.com.
Exotic but Earthy
Oolong tea, English saddle leather, and Moroccan cedarwood come together in this campfire-inspired Smoke Ash soy wax candle, which burns for a full 80 hours.
To buy: $60, baxterofcalifornia.com.
Nest’s Birchwood Pine Classic candle blends white pine, fir balsam, and birchwood for a deep, forest-y fragrance.
To buy: $38, nestfragrances.com.
Light and Lively
As a stocking stuffer or travel accessory, Urban Outfitters’ grapefruit- and champagne-scented Peace candle packs a lot of fragrance in a small, pretty patterned tin.
To buy: $14, urbanoutfitters.com.
No fireplace? No problem. Illume’s Woodfire Mercury Glass candle brings a warm, smoky aroma to any space, making it seem like you’ve been tending a fire all day long.
To buy: $39, illumecandles.com.
A bright red accent in a shiny gold vessel, Jonathan Adler’s Home Holiday Hearth candle sparks joy with its combo of crisp scents, including pine, evergreen, winter berries, and cinnamon.
To buy: $38, casa.com.