As the weather starts to warm up and the days get longer, many of us look forward to enjoying the sweet scents of summer. From the crisp smell of freshly cut grass to the sweet fragrance of blooming flowers on your favorite Oregon hiking trails, there’s something about the summer season that just feels refreshing and rejuvenating. One way to enhance the summer experience is to incorporate summer-scented candles into your daily routine.
Summer-scented candles come in a wide range of fragrances, from fruity and tropical to earthy and refreshing. Some of the best scented candles come from makers located right here in Oregon, and you don’t have to go far to find them. The Home & Gift department at your local Market of Choice has a great selection of summer-inspired candles in one convenient location.
These small-batch candles are made in Oregon using soy wax and long-lasting cotton wicks for a cleaner burn you can trust. Farmhouse’s summer collection features scents reminiscent of a cool summer morning like Fresh Lemon, Mt. Hood (fresh apple), Lakeside, Secret Garden, and Wikkiup (grapefruit, citrus and mangosteen). These candles are great for freshening up your space, or to give as a housewarming gift.
Mad Sass Candles
This Portland-based company handcrafts clean-burning soy wax candles with luscious scents, and this summer, they’re going fruit-forward with their collection. You can expect to find reviving scents like Sunrise Peach, Citrus Agave, Grapefruit Mint, and Jasmine Pineapple. If you’re looking for a candle to liven up your space this summer, Mad Sass candles are a good bet.
These candles are made in Bend, Oregon with clean burning, quality ingredients. This summer, Paradox is releasing a collection that embodies the essence of summer outdoors including, Cactus Bloom, Blueberry Thyme, Grapefruit and Mint, and Southern Citrus. Accessibly priced, Paradox candles are a great choice when looking for a home gift, or to create a warm and inviting ambiance in your favorite spaces.
Bee Lucia Wellness Candles
These 100% clean burning and hypoallergenic wellness candles are hand poured in Portland, Oregon. Each candle is crafted with a specific intention in mind and using pure beeswax, organic coconut oil, therapeutic grade pure essential oils and a beautiful sprinkling of natural crystals. The combination of pure, natural ingredients along with essential oils, crystals and intention, make burning these candles a truly healing experience. You’ll find scents such as Loved, with rose quartz, Peru Balsam, fir and peppermint; Inspired with citrine, clove, lemongrass, cinnamon, eucalyptus, lavender and cedar wood; and Uplifted, with sunstone, lemon, litsea, sweet orange, eucalyptus and black pepper, among others.
Using 100% soy wax and pure cotton wicks, this Bend, Oregon, company is bringing soot-free sensory indulgence to your door. This summer, enjoy refreshing scents like Grapefruit Ginger, Coconut Hibiscus, or soothing Lemongrass Lavender.
When shopping for summer-scented candles, either for yourself or to give as a housewarming gift, there’s no better place to find them than at your local Market of Choice Home and Gift department. Here, you’ll find high-quality, natural and clean burning candles that give the best possible scent experience while minimizing your exposure to harmful chemicals and synthetic fragrances.
Stop by and check out our entire collection of summer-scented candles, including locally made scented candles for the sunny season.