Spice up every corner of your home with the fragrances of the season.
The excitement is real surrounding fall and the energy it brings, especially when incorporating scented items into the home. Candles, room sprays and the varying favorites listed below can surely set the mood and elevate the ambiance. Whether you’ve got a spacious floorplan or a tiny studio, do some environmental scenting and incorporate some of these inspiring seasonal notes into your abode. Notes such as pumpkin, vanilla, and spice can transform any house into a home. More than basic, these sophisticated picks can kick off the fall season room-to-room.
Kitchen: Nest Pumpkin Chai Candle
Move over pumpkin pie and make room for Nest’s pumpkin chai candle. A gourmand scent is a perfect choice for the kitchen, plus burning a candle just gives such an inviting and welcoming feel. This fall favorite is back for its 10th season and features wild pumpkin with spicy masala chai notes. Available in three sizes, notes of cardamom, ginger and cinnamon can be recognized for a warm, spicy experience. With new, modern packaging and a beautiful striped glass jar, pick this up before it’s gone. Or try another Nest favorite, Moroccan Amber, an exotic blend of richness and spice.
Available: Neiman Marcus
Home Office: Jo Malone Myrrh & Tonka Diffuser
A scent that evokes a sharp mind and a calm mood is ideal for any office or workspace. Inviting a feeling of crisp air with woody Namibian myrrh, Jo Malone’s Myrrh & Tonka Diffuser balances its aromatic fragrance with relaxing lavender and sensuous vanilla. The sleek design complements any décor while continuously adding scent throughout the room. Spicy and warm, the diffuser is the best invitation to cozy up while getting some work done.
Living Room: LAFCO Feu de Bois Room Mist
No fireplace? No problem! LAFCO’s Feau de Bois Room Mist creates a snuggle-up ambiance with smoky frankincense, leather, sandalwood and pine. Housed in a beautiful glass bottle, Feau de Bois packs a punch, with really long-lasting room wear. Formulated with highly concentrated fragrance oils, a single spray (or two) can last up to two hours. With over 750 sprays per bottle, this woodsy/spruce scent will carry you well into the holidays.
Bedroom & Wardrobe: Diptyque Fig Tree Scented Oval
You know those friends and family who always seem to smell lovely? They might just have a scented Diptyque oval tucked into their drawer to thank for it. Diptyque’s Fig Tree Oval Bar is a great option for both women and men transitioning from summer to fall. Fig Tree balances earthly bark and leaves with the sweetness of fruit. Scented wax is encased in a porcelain oval case featuring an elegant rope for hanging. The oval slowly diffuses fragrance for months on end, given a subtle essence to any space or items housed nearby. Place in a dresser, closet or anywhere in the bedroom for a luxurious treat.
Powder Room: The Body Shop Vanilla Pumpkin Hand Cream
After washing up, restore dry hands with a pumpkin pick-me-up using The Body Shop Vanilla Hand Cream. You, your family and guests will appreciate the harvest fragrance with hints of tonka bean, hazelnut and maple syrup. Along with pumpkin, the special edition packaging is also on-theme; inspired by Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Enriched with Community Trade shea butter from Ghana, this 100% vegetarian hand cream belongs next to the sink for easy access.
Available: The Body Shop
Bathroom: Spiced Neroli Spongelle – Zodiac Collection
Shower your senses with spicy autumn goodness while exfoliating and cleansing head-to-toe with Spongelle Spiced Neroli. Spongelle is bathing’s best multi-use product acting as a body buffer with built-in-body wash (guaranteed for 15+ uses). Part of the brand’s zodiac collection, spicy notes of pepper, cardamom, nutmeg, cedarwood and vanilla scent the skin as your body washes clean. Spiced Neroli was created with zodiac fire signs in mind (Aries, Leo and Sagittarius) but this beauty buffer makes a thoughtful and affordable gift for any astrology sign.
Mud Room: Yankee Candle Autumn Wreath ScentPlug
A space that gets a lot of use, mudrooms store worn shoes, coats and bags – thus needing some extra TLC and refreshing. Yankee Candle’s Autumn Wreath ScentPlug is a cheerful fall welcome featuring green leaf, apple, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and vanilla. Small but stylish, wall plugins are lit by concealed LED light and can be accessorized for the season. In addition to giving off light, they deliver fragrance for up to four weeks. What better way to start off your October?