Rebecca Burstein, Jr. Editor
Friday, February 8, 2013 10:25 AM EST
It’s no secret that picking the perfect fragrance is crucial for setting the mood. Whether you’re entertaining guests, a certain special someone or just want to relax and unwind on your own, these five chic candles will turn each room of your home into paradise (just in time for Valentine’s Day).
In the Living Room
It’s never been easier to evoke the smoky scent of a wood-burning fire (and if you don’t have the real deal at your disposal, guests will be none the wiser!).
Diptyque Feu de Bois Candle, $66. Available at www.plainandsimplehome.myshopify.com.
In the Office
Sit back at your desk and prepare for productivity: it only takes one whiff of inspiring bourbon and invigorating ginger to get your wheels turning.
Nest Wild Oats and Bourbon Candle, $34. Available at www.candledelirium.com.
In the Bathroom
Lighting up during your next bubble bath will leave you California dreaming, thanks to the sand-and-sea-scented coconut wax that fills this chic tin.
Voluspa Two-Wick Metallo Tin Candle, Laguna, &18. Available at www.chapters.indigo.ca.
In the Kitchen
Let the fresh smell of citrus basil fill your kitchen – we have a feeling that after just a few seconds, the space will seem squeaky clean.
Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Home Candle, $68. Available at www.saksfifthavenue.com.
In the Bedroom
This flirty floral scent (a mix of peony and white lily) comes in a gorgeous glass display that any bedside table would be lucky to have.
Lollia Breathe Petite Luminary, $34. Available at www.lollialife.com.