Pumpkin Spice Candle Season!

fall candles 2016As a Monday morning pick me up, I thought I’d start you off with something we all look forward to every year- fall candles! Seriously, I get so excited over these delicious smelling things. Marketing emails I get have been featuring more and more fall-themed items lately. I’ve been trying to ignore them because my summer is not yet over but it’s a little hard to when everyone else is getting excited too! The other day, Bath & Body Works sent me an email featuring their fall candles and fragrances. I tried to “keep calm and carry on” but I couldn’t. Later that day, I found myself wandering into one of their stores sniffing every candle I could get my hands on.

bath and body works fallThe candles are the same fragrances as last year but the packaging has been upgraded I think. I remember a few people commenting on their Facebook page saying that the candles looked like something that would be sold in Walmart as opposed to B&B Works. Yikes! Not what the marketers were going for I’m sure. I did a post (link here) last year on the candles so you can see which is better!

yankee candle fall I love the sugary, pumpkin scents because they remind me of home. My mom always decorates for Autumn with pumpkins and chrysanthemums on the front steps and a cinnamon candle burning on the kitchen counter. It’s easily one of my favorite memories from growing up! Some of the newer fall-ish scents have sparked my interest though, like the “Crisp Morning Air” and “Sweater Weather” scents. They are a little more masculine and much less sugary!

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I love the aesthetic appeal of all the candles together. It really sells me on the product. As we all know, packaging and presentation are everything in the world of marketing! Let me know what your favorite candle is in the comments below!

Liz

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26 Responses to Pumpkin Spice Candle Season!

  1. I absolutely love their candles!! Need to try this one!!

    xo,
    Angelle
    http://www.dashingdarlin.com

  2. Lor says:

    The fall candles at B&BW are my absolute favourites!! Last year I bought a Pumpkin Pie candle, which smells amazing, and I also got Pumpkin Pecan Waffle hand cream (so delightful!). I also have a mini Autumn scented candle, which smells like fresh apples on a sunny fall day.
    I’m not sure yet which one I’ll splurge for this year but I can’t wait πŸ™‚

  3. Nope, will have to save this post for next month. I am SO into Summer – off to the beach for a girls week. Still very much into this lovely season!

  4. Lauren Neal says:

    Love B&BW candles! I happen to like the new packaging! Can’t wait to get my hands on them!

    -Lauren
    http://www.ivorytowerchic.com

  5. I can’t wait for fall, I love pumpkin spice everything haha!

    ​XoXo
    Sarah Lindner

    http://www.thehouseofsequins.com

  6. I’m not ready for fall yet either, but soooo close! Apple Cider candle is my absolute favorite for fall.

  7. Debby Waite says:

    I’m not ready for fall yet!! However I am a sucker for a fall scented candle and a pumpkin spice latte

  8. susie40s says:

    Love this post! My favorite time of year is just around the corner!!! It was almost 100 degrees here yesterday, but it will start cooling down soon. Like you, I love anything pumpkin spice or anything that sounds like autumn in a candle scent. Yay for autumn!!!!!

  9. I need new candles anyway… This got me so excited! πŸ˜‰

  10. Mmmmm I’m so excited for fall! Hugs, Kait
    http://www.makeminemaroon.com

  11. I used to love the Pumpkin Cupcake candle!! I’m not sure if they still carry it. Did you have an faves from this year’s collection?

  12. I love pumpkin season and pumpkin candles! I always buy a bunch of them!
    xo Jessica
    http://www.whatsfordinneresq.com

  13. UrbanBlonde says:

    Love these candles! I need to go pick some up.

    xO – Steph

    http://www.urbanblonde.com

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