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24 December 2015

The scent of Christmas with Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle Winter Glow
Yankee Candle Winter Glow
Yankee Candle Bundle Up Berry Trifle
Yankee Candle Cosy By The Fire Winter Glow

Looking around my lounge right now, I can count 11 Yankee Candles and most of those are Christmas ones. I posted recently about how to make the home feel festive, featuring a couple of new candles.

My go-to Christmas Yankee Candle has always been White Christmas, which is such a soft and subtle scent, but I was recently sent some new candles from the brand's new festive range, which have taken Christmas candles to another level!

Winter Glow is the most subtle scents of the four I was sent. It's very similar to Soft Blanket, but probably not as strong. It just has a hint of winter about it and that lovely frosty smell you get on a traditional winter day.

From here on in it's scent, scent, scent. I'm not used to having really strong scented candles (my boyfriend complains an awful lot but what does he know?) but Berry Trifle, Cosy by the Fire and Bundle Up are just all Christmas combined in little jars!

Because they're so strong they really engulf the whole house with delicious smells. Bundle Up in particular is the most Christmassy of the lot, with a strong citrus hint running throughout it. Berry Trifle is classic Yankee Candle in my opinion, it has an amazing berry aroma that's super strong and tangy - it literally makes me want to eat some sort of berry pudding!

Cosy by the Fire is a great little candle as it just screams cosy Christmas infront of the crackling fire. It's full of more classic Christmas scents such as ginger, cloves and orange and really makes me feel warm and cosy.

Without a real tree and without any Christmas cooking or baking going on in my house it's pretty difficult to capture that proper scent of Christmas, unless I stick my nose in a Quality Street tin, so these candles really help make the place feel much warmer and more festive!

What's your favourite festive scent?

*This post contains PR samples.


  1. These smell wonderful! I picked up one from Lidl for 99p and it smells of vanilla it's gorgeous!
    Charlotte //

  2. Winter Glow sounds like it smells lovely. I adore the Christmas candles Yankee Candle do!

    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue

  3. I like the Christmas baking one because it smells exactly like my flat does when i've just baked cookies :D x

    1. I'm rubbish at baking so at least I can have the smell without having to actually do any of the work, haha!

  4. One of the few things that I'm usually not too happy about in my country is the lack of YANKEE candles! :'(

    With Love,
    Anna || Curly Scribbles

  5. I can't wait to get my own house so I can buy loads of scented candles to burn but I just know my boyfriend will spoil the fun by not letting me because he really doesn't like strong scents either x

    Becky @ The Little Blog of Beauty

    1. Mine moans so much whenever I burn one!

  6. I love Yankee Candles, my festive choice this year has been Savour the Season!

    Love, Amara x

    1. Ooh that sounds like one I need to check out!

  7. As always, I'm a big fan of Yankee. You can't miss out with a standard Christmas cookie :)


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