The perfect scents for creating a festive atmosphere

30 November 15
The perfect scents for creating a festive atmosphere

December is here and the countdown to Christmas is finally on. Whether you’re a traditionalist and decorate your home on the 13th, 12 days before Christmas, or a modernist and can’t wait to start adding those festive touches as soon as December arrives, there are plenty of ways to create a festive atmosphere.

Seasonal scents are the perfect way to add a festive touch to your home. Certain smells have the power to evoke feelings of the season and stimulate the mind and body for what’s to come.

At Melt, you’ll find a variety of delightful scents, perfect for the Christmas season, taking the atmosphere of your home from warm and welcoming to an inviting winter wonderland. Want to find out the perfect scents for December? If so, read on…

Burgundy Scented Candles– Warm, full and comforting

Ingredients: Ylang, carnation, rose, lily, jasmine, almond, prune, apricot, aniseed and basil.

Burgundy is one of those scents that comforts without being too soft and fluffy like most of our vanilla scents. Complex yet warming, the ingredients create a relaxing atmosphere ideal for those hectic shopping days.

burgundy scented candles

Christmas Scented Candles – Spicy, warm and welcoming

Ingredients: Cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, orange, vanilla and spice.

This scent combines everything we all love about Christmas. There’s tasty, energising cinnamon, yummy nutmeg, zesty orange – ideal for brightening any space, and comforting vanilla and spice. Ideal for the run up to Christmas, you can pop on your seasonal Christmas candle while dressing the tree, making the Christmas cake, wrapping the presents, and welcoming in family and friends over the festive season.

Christmas scented candles

Eden Scented Candles – Clean and fresh, with a touch of spice! 

Ingredients: Herbs, spices, precious woods and fig

If you prefer the scent of the seasonal landscape you’ll love Eden. Ideal for adding some zing to your Christmas atmosphere, it reminds us of one of our favourite seasonal elements – putting up the Christmas tree. Plus, with all the deep, rich aromas wafting around, a little burst of freshness certainly won’t go amiss!

This scent is also available as a reed diffuser, meaning you’ll get to enjoy the fresh and creamy delights of Eden 24/7 without any fuss or attention from you. 

Eden scented candles

Saddle Scented Candles – Snuggly, rich and warm

Ingredients: Lavender, geranium, rose, lily, sandal, cedar, musk, moss, amber and patchouli

Looking for something lovely and warm without overwhelming your home with all things Christmas? Saddle is a perfect winter scent for creating an atmosphere of comfort, with its combination of rich and interesting scents.

Saddle scented candles


What scents will you be using to create the perfect festive atmosphere at home? Tell us in the comments below or tweet your favourite festive scents to us @MeltCandles