Our Candle Suggestions by Scent Type

Our candle suggestions based on scent type

Candle enthusiasts, this one’s for you! If you're on the hunt for the perfect candle to elevate your space and bring that certain *je ne sais quoi*, then you're in for a treat. At Scout, we are big believers in finding the perfect candle to set the vibe and we're here to guide you through our curated collection of intentionally-crafted candles from the talented makers we carry in our stores.

We categorized our selections according to three scent types: floral/fruity, woody/rich, and fresh. We wanted to highlight some of our lesser-known scents to provide you with new suggestions and hopefully help you find your new signature scent!

PRO TIP: for the candle connoisseur, we suggest having a wick trimmer to properly care for your candles and maximize their longevity. To ensure an even burn, keep your candle’s wick trimmed to about 0.25 inches. This can be done prior to lighting the candle so you can enjoy your lovely new scent for as long as possible!

Fruity + Floral Candles

Fruity and floral scents are a classic, offering a touch of freshness and calm to the room. A subtle scent of rose or grapefruit can instantly elevate any space!

Here are some of our favourite fruity and floral candles at Scout:

Ojai Lavender - PF Candle Co
This soothing candle is like a calming vortex surrounded by sun-drenched fields, orange groves, lavender farms, and jagged mountains washed in a rosy, sunset glow. Pairs well with your favourite tea and slippers.

Bergamot + Black Tea - Sydney Hale
A favourite in the shops, this cozy but uplifting scent comes alive with the floral fragrance of a bergamot orange blend and the soothing warmth of black tea leaves. It creates the perfect ambiance in the Summer from its fresh fragrance throw, and in the Winter it creates a cozy warm vibe. A perfect year-round candle. 

The Sauna - Field Kit
Clean and fresh, this scent from Field Kit is the perfect way to bring the spa experience into your home. The woody notes create a calming atmosphere while the floral undertones give it a touch of brightness that brings it into perfect balance.

Neroli + Musk - Sydney Hale
The newest scent in our collection! This candle offers a delicate balance of floral and musky tones. It’s a scent that’s both inviting and sophisticated. It features African orange flower & tangerine blended with the creaminess of tiaré flower, neroli, and sweet basil. All rounded out by a hypnotic base of sandalwood and golden musk.

Woody + Rich Candles

For those who appreciate deep, grounding aromas, our woody candle selection is sure to captivate even the pickiest noses!

Woodsmoke + Amber - Sydney Hale
Reminiscent of memories sitting by the campfire and having late night chats under the stars, this candle is both cozy and intricate. The rich, smoky aroma combined with the sweetness of amber creates a scent that is both comforting and inviting. Just don’t forget to bring the s’mores!

Amber + Bitter Orange - Homecoming
Homecoming's Amber + Bitter Orange candle is a true gem. The warm amber notes combined with the citrusy hint of bitter orange create a fragrance that feels like magic hour and first kisses. It's the perfect choice for those who love a touch of coziness in their space.

Pinon - PF Candle Co.
PF Candle Co's Pinon candle captures the essence of a pine forest, making it an excellent choice for nature lovers! The woody fragrance with hints of pine, balsam fir, and black pepper brings the outdoors in, while the vanilla and smoky cedarwood add a touch of warmth and familiarity.

Bourbon + Brown Sugar - Sydney Hale
This warm and comforting scent with double-oaked bourbon and brown sugar pairs perfectly with a bottle of your favourite red wine and good company. Sydney Hale's creation combines the richness of bourbon with the sweetness of brown sugar, making it a sweet choice for cozy evenings at home. Pun definitely intended.

Fresh Candles

If you prefer your space to be light, airy, and filled with a crisp, refreshing scent, our fresh candle selection is here to uplift your space.

Myrtle Mint - PF Candle Co.
New to the PF family is their Alchemy collection, a collection of candles meant to mimic the healing properties of nature and elevate your mood. Myrtle Mint does just that, it’s a clarity blend meant to help with focus. Mint and Eucalyptus will bring an uplifting freshness to any space, perfect for your at-home office. 

Solarium - Field Kit
Step into a sun-drenched conservatory with the Solarium candle from Field Kit. Fig, peppermint, and basil come together to create a unique and fresh green note. If you crave an uplifting atmosphere, this scent will brighten any room!

Lemon Rind + Honey - Homecoming
Homecoming describes this candle as bright, energized, and focused. A crisp, clean lemon-forward candle with subtle green and herbal notes, this scent is inspired by the gentle buzz of spring – the mesmerizing culmination of flowers peeking open, honey dripping, and our natural surroundings coming back to life.

Sweet Grapefruit - PF Candle Co.
PF Candle Co's Sweet Grapefruit candle is a burst of citrusy goodness. The lively grapefruit scent is balanced with the subtle sweetness and tanginess of peach and mangosteen. Perfect for creating an energizing and vibrant atmosphere that fuels your creativity for days!

Whether you're looking to create a serene retreat, a cozy haven, or a vibrant space, our curated selection has something special for everyone and every occasion. Scent is a personal expression—a reflection of your style, mood, and the atmosphere you wish to create.

At Scout, our mission is to bring you more than just candles, we strive to curate mindfully crafted goods that spark joy and enhance the ambiance of your home. Here's to transforming moments into memories, and spaces into sanctuaries.

You can explore our home fragrance collection for more, or visit us in-store at one of our Toronto locations. Happy scent hunting!

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