Latest From Pinterest

Search This Blog


For the Love of Candles

One of the most important decor details in my home is scented candles. It's one that even surpasses my must-have fresh flowers in the home rule, and fresh flowers rank high on my list. My love for candles is beyond just having a plain obsession - it's the elixir of life for me. Anyone that knows me really well, would tell you that in my home there isn't a day that you wouldn't find some kind of scented candles lit in every room. This week, despite my usual busy Monday routine (what I like to call 'mundane Mondays'), I found myself running to Bloomies for one of my absolute favorite candle brands that I ran out of - Diptyque. A client turned me on to Diptyque a couple of years ago, and I just can't get enough of them now. Not only are the scents uniquely amazing, but they also last forever and burn super clean without it being overpowering. But can I tell you, as excited as I was picking up one of their newest fragrances Rosamundi, I got nostalgic thinking about my once a month visit to the Diptyque store in Manhattan on Madison Avenue. Browsing the store and chatting with the sales associates was a ritual that added to the whole personalized experience of purchasing the right candle, and I truly miss that.

Anyhow, I thought it would be fun to curate all of my ultimate favorite scents into one place so I can just quickly order them as my supplies get low. They're high-quality candles, though a bit pricey. But seriously, with all the pressures that we face in this life, I strongly believe scented candles are one of life's simple luxuries that is worth the price due to the transformation they give you after a tense day out in the world to a happy serene atmosphere at home. So, for lack of better words, pop the lock off the wallet and turn your day from ordinary to extraordinary with just one switch of a lighter. Trust me on that one!


Figuier// Firewood// Fig15// Voluspa// Baies//  Roses// Red Currant// Rosamundi// Tubereuse// Wild Fig and Cassis

Other Favorites not in the editorial...

* Rachel Ashwell's Fig scented candle is another amazing one that I go to the store for all the time.
* Feu de bois
* Black currant
* Eucalyptus

No comments:

Post a Comment