Rustic Scented Candles
Rustic scented candles are a great way to bring back fond memories of our past. Scents of all types just seem to have a way of refreshing our memories of past experiences or people we have forgotten about. For example the sharp smell of tobacco may bring back memories fond memories of the times we spent with our grandfathers. Struggling to remember a camping trip you had a great time on? Why not burn a spruce scented candle and trigger these fond memories.
Scented candles are a great inexpensive way to bring these scents to your home temporarily. Candles even the unscented types are calming. The flickering light of the flame on the wick is almost mesmerizing in the night time. The therapeutic benefits of scented candles make the purchase of an artisan candle well worth what you will pay for it. You just have to find a scent that works for you and that will bring out your past.
Popular Scents within the Rustic Theme of Scented Candles
Some of the more popular rustic scented candles you will find on the market place are as follows:
Pine – A great scent for the Holiday season. Even though a lot of us have moved away from real Christmas trees we can still bring the pine scent back into our homes.
Home Cooking & Baking – Who doesn’t love the smells of home cooking and baking. Cookies, cobbler, and good old vanilla are some of the more popular scents of rustic themed candles.
Hard Liquors – Usually mixed with other scents hard liquor scented candles are a perfect gift for a liquor connoisseur. Very popular in this field are rums and whiskeys.
Fruit Flavored Cakes and Pies – Nothing is more welcoming then walking into a home and being greeted by the scents of cakes and pies baking.
Leather – Leather is just one of those classic smells that bring back fond memories. Although the smell itself doesn’t stick in the leather its self for long doesn’t mean you can’t bring the smell back with the quick light of the candle.
Wood – An earthy smell to bring you back to nature. A strong wood candle is relaxing and a great way to add ambiance to your Sunday afternoon.
Tobacco – A good mild tobacco scented candle is a great way to add character to a study, library, or cottage.
Rustic Scented Candles for the Holidays
For a lot of us the holidays hold some truly fond memories. Maybe for some of us it is the pine or spruce scent that we are missing from our artificial tree. Maybe it is the smell of peppermint from the candy canes we use to enjoy as children. Or it could be smell of fresh gingerbread cookies baking in the oven. Well you can find almost all the scents of the holidays in candles.
Although Christmas scented candles are probably the most popular of the holiday scented candles you can still find candles scented to your holiday you are after. You will find a wide variety of rustic scented candles perfect for Easter and Thanksgiving. I have a pumpkin spiced candle that I like to bring out and light from October to November. My guests seem to love it to as we always receive compliments when we let it burn.
Rustic Candle Holders
Aside from the burn and scent of your rustic scented candles, one of the best ways to add ambiance to any room is with a rustic themed candle holder. Metallic candle sticks are great but you can go way more rustic to suit the space you are decorating. Birch candle stick holders look great in almost any home or cottage. Birch bark itself has an iconic natural pattern that take people back to nature.
So next time you are looking to spruce up your rustic décor why not add some rustic scented candles. They are inexpensive, smell great, and will bring you back to the finer points in your life.