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October Scent of the Month: Vanilla

The best base for all warm scents - Our Scent of the Month, Vanilla is here to fill your space with a sweet, rich charm without being overwhelming. This month we're breaking down our favorite vanilla based scents into three creative categories to help you find your favorite fragrance pairings with our classic fall scent. 

Vanilla + Balanced Floral Blooms

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Spark your lighter and sniff to be transported to a floral field mixed with a warm base of vanilla for a balancing blooming fragrance. This transitional scent is the perfect pairing for refreshing your space before having company over or as you clean your space. These two floral vanilla scents come in a variety of candle vessels, so you can find a unique vessel that matches your home décor.

Get lost in the floral aromatic essence of our Violet + Vanilla scented candles. With top notes of orange extract, bergamot, and coconut milk alongside middle notes of mandarin blossoms, violet, and muguet with finishing base notes of french vanilla, cedarwood, rich mahogany, and golden amber, our Violet + Vanilla candles are a fresh and floral blend that makes for a perfect seasonal scent. Check out this warm floral scent in our new limited-edition Purple Whirl Candle or classic Color Block 3 Wick Candle

With top notes of bergamot, sheer lemon, fresh nutmeg, and bitter lime mix with middle notes of rose geranium, warm amber, peony, and cedar leaf and finish with base notes of rosewood, patchouli, spiced musk, and sandalwood, Rosewood Vanilla are a fresh floral scent hand-poured into sleek sustainable vessels. The Al Fresco collection features two different sized candles. The 12 oz. Al Fresco Rosewood Vanilla Candle showcases a timeless striped glass vessel with a stylish rattan lid can be reused as a storage container for jewelry, office supplies, or any small items after removing the wax. The 7 oz. Al Fresco Rosewood Vanilla Candle features stylish tinted red glass that can be stacked and stored after the wax runs out. 

Vanilla + Earthy October Essence

Vanilla Candles - 3 soy wax candles light on wood background

Escape to a slightly sweet forest with our earthy selection of vanilla scented candles. These woody based fragrances provide the perfect balance between a hint of spice, warm vanilla, cedar, and musk. Our two earthy essence scents can be found in multiple different vessels to find the best fit for your space. 

Tobacco + Vanilla features top notes of orange and cinnamon with middle notes of tobacco flower, patchouli, and clove with long-lasting base notes of cedar, vanilla, sandalwood, and amber. Our White Hygge 3 Wick Candle is the definition of cozy with its warm Tobacco + Vanilla scent, matte ceramic design, and minimalist style. If you're looking to bring a bit more fun into your space, we recommend the Impressions "Love Ya" Candle to express your emotions. This pink candle also makes a great gift with its small size, sweet sentiment, and Tobacco + Vanilla scent. 

Vanilla + Oakmoss is truly a trip to the woods in a jar, but don't just take our word for it. Check out this raving review from one of our customers, "Though Paddywax has a vast array of on point offerings, this OG scent from the relish collection remains my fav. The first time I smelled it I was instantly transported back to childhood summer vacations to lakehouse cabins. I can't put my finger on exactly what it is, but to me it smells like chasing fireflies, canoeing, and calamine lotion on mosquito bites. 

Vanilla + The Last Touch of Summer

La Playa Vanilla Candles - two glass candles with white soy wax on grey background

Enjoy the air of summer year round with our Vanilla Rosa & Violet Vanilla + Coconut scented candles. Both of these scented candles feature warm bases with bright top notes for a well-rounded scent. 

Vanilla Rosa features top notes of bergamot, sheer lemon, fresh nutmeg, bitter lime with middle notes of rose geranium, warm amber, peony, and cedar leaf alongside long-lasting base notes of rosewood, patchouli, spiced musk, and sandalwood.  Our Vanilla Rosa scent is an exclusive fragrance to our La Playa collection with two sizes: our 9 oz. Candle and 14 oz. Candle. Hand-poured into a unique vessel that is made from recycled glass by artisans in Mexico, each candle vessel may vary in size, shape, and the amount of bubbles - making each glass uniquely yours! These vessels are food-safe after the wax runs out, so you can make your margaritas or guacamole in them. Check them out here: La Playa Recipe Blog

With top notes of orange extract, bergamot, and coconut milk with middle notes of mandarin blossoms, violet and muguet mixed with base notes of french vanilla, cedarwood, rich mahogany, and golden amber, Violet Vanilla + Coconut is the perfect mix of beachy florals and warm vanilla. This sweet, subtle scent is hand-poured into multiple different candle vessels to match your style. Mix and match the cute candles from Lolli to add a pop of color to your home. These Violet Vanilla + Coconut candles come in two sizes: an 8 oz jar and 13 oz jar with colored frosted glass. If you're looking for a great gift, check out the Impressions 5.75 oz. candle filled with our Violet Vanilla + Coconut scent in a fun "Thankful for You" jar! 

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