Though there might be no snow-laden escape on the calendar come December, you can still put yourself in a festive mood by infusing your home with the delicious sent of cedar, pine and fir with some perfect-for-the-holidays candles that won’t break the bank. These festive companions are all under SGD100 and will surely get you in that joyful Christmas mood.
01 – The king of holiday candles, Diptyque, has created 3 scented delights for its winter collection, which are inspired by the magical journey of 3 wonderful animals in snowy Paris. One that perfectly embodies the festive spirit is Moonlit Fir (SGD58 for 70 g). The lushly scented candle with notes of pine, eucalyptus and peppermint will take you on a jaunt to an aromatic forest and deliver Yuletide atmosphere in a single sniff.
02 – The aim of D.S. & Durga’s Portable Fireplace Candle (SGD99 for 200 g) is as its name suggests: to make it smell like you have a fireplace, especially when you don’t. The candle emits a crackling and cosy blend of cedar, smoke and birch to give any space mountain cabin vibes for a sensorial getaway.
03 – If delicious scents are your thing, Glasshouse Fragrances (from Takashimaya Shopping Centre) is offering a delectable blend inspired by plum puddings, sweet treats and festive fruits with its limited-edition Night Before Christmas Soy Candle (SGD89 for 380 g). Light it up and notes of blackcurrant, plum and spice fill your space.
04 – Bursting with pine and enlivening eucalyptus, Jo Malone’s Pine & Eucalyptus Travel Candle (SGD70 for 60 g) in limited-edition packaging will surely get you into spirit of Christmas and beautifully warm your space for the holiday downtime. It’s also a perfectly sized candle that will make for a merry atmosphere wherever you go.
05 – No Christmas tree? No problem. Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s iconic holiday Mon Beau Sapin Scented Candle (SGD100 for 190 g), which translates to ‘My Christmas Tree’, is known to evoke the most traditional Christmas tree with the sweet and woody scent of balsam fir. It returns this year dressed in snow-white and adorned with a gold fir bough.
06 – To be Calm knows what’s up this holiday with its Christmas In Singapore Candle (SGD60). With a burn time of 60 blissful hours, the hand-poured creation brings the delightful essence of fresh pine and cedar to your home, and comes in a festive red and gold glass, making it the perfect companion to merrymaking.