spring scents for candles

Smells Like Spring Spirit: 7 Perfect Spring Scents for Candles

Scents have the power to affect your mood and make you happier and more energetic. Whether you prefer clean, fresh scents, or want to indulge in floral and fruity scents, there's an abundance of spring aroma that'll boost your mood and make your home feel like a beautiful garden. One of the best ways to welcome spring into your house is through scented candles.

7 Fresh + Uplifting Spring Candle Scents

1. Spring Herbs

Herbal scents make for some of the most aromatic spring candles. Everything from rosemary, basil, and sage, to chamomile and lemon balm will awaken your senses and boost your mood.

Additionally, spring herb-scented candles go great on their own or combined with sweet ripe fruits or spring flowers. Herb candles are perfect for your living room, hallway, bathroom, or wherever you want to feel like you're in a lush garden.

Pure Placid Soy Candle to try: Farmer's Market - with sweet fig, basil, lemon balm, and sandalwood. It's the scent of freshly picked herbs mixed with the fragrant smell of ripe fruits, mountain fresh air, and flower bundles. Curated to calm and balance emotions, reduce stress, and uplift your mood.

2. Sweet Citrus

One of the most energizing spring scents is citrus fruits, especially lemon, bergamot, grapefruit, and lime. Citrus scents are known for their mood-boosting properties, so they're a great way to get your day started.

Citrus fruits coupled with warm spices like vanilla or powdery scents make candles you can't get enough of. They'll remind you of lemon cookies, fresh lemonade, and spring picnic days. Sweet citrus candles are great for your kitchen, living room, and hallway, as well as the office as they're highly energetic and uplifting.

Pure Placid Soy Candles to try: Lemon & Vanilla - with Meyer lemon, lemongrass, and vanilla bean. Inspired by our favorite treat, lemon & vanilla ice cream, it's relaxing and comforting and promotes happiness and uplifts your mood. Sweet Citrus - with satsuma, kumquat, and grapefruit. It's a bright burst of citrus welcoming the day with excitement and joy. Curated to uplift and energize and boost your mood.

3. Garden Roses

If you're looking for the perfect spring candle scent, look no further than garden roses. It's the signature spring scent. Roses are an elegant scent that give your home a subtle touch of luxury without being overpowering.

Rose-based candles are wonderful for your bedroom or hallway, as well as for the patio when hosting a dinner party or a get-together with friends. 

Pure Placid Soy Candle to try: Rose and Berry - with Turkish rose, raspberry, blueberry, bergamot, and birch tree. It's like a fragrant mountaintop garden party with earl grey tea, seersucker dresses, and plump berries. Peeling birchbark and fragrant rose bushes scenting the fresh summer air. Curated to reduce stress, elevate mood, and promote relaxation.

4. Flowers and Blooms

Spring is abundant with floral scents like cherry blossoms, tulips, lilac, roses, primrose, daffodils, and violas. When combined, they make your home smell like a spring meadow in bloom, which is guaranteed to uplift your mood.

Floral scents go great with warm spices as well, so you'll often find flowers combined with musk, vanilla, cloves, and sandalwood. They're a great choice for the living room, office areas, the patio, and the kitchen.

Pure Placid Soy Candle to try: White Birch - with sweet birch, vetiver, rose, geranium, and a sprinkle of cinnamon. It's like an evening with friends lounging by a crackling campfire and helps reduce anxiety and stress while being comforting, soothing and grounding.

5. Fruits and Berries

If you're looking for sweet scents for spring, fruits and berries are the obvious choices. From peaches and apricots to strawberries and pineapple, your home will smell like a delicious fruit salad.

Fruit and berry candles go great with a balancing floral scent like cherry blossom, freesia, jasmine, or hyacinth. In fact, if you love fruits and berries, use these candles in every room of the house as they're guaranteed to improve your mood.

Pure Placid Soy Candle to try: Summer By The Lake - with lilac, pomelo, hyacinth, freesia, jasmine, galbanum, driftwood, and black currant. It smells like a warm day by the lake, the warm breeze from the water swirling the scent of lilac trees and sun-dried driftwood with the fragrant aroma of fresh freesia. It promotes feelings of joy, and calms and soothes anxious feelings.

6. Fresh Linen

One of the best feelings is slipping into fresh bedsheets and PJs. Now you can feel this way every day with a linen spring candle with notes of citrus fruits and fresh florals.

The fresh linen scent is a combination of several different scents including citrus fruits, musk, fresh florals, and fresh fruits. Fresh linen candles are the best choice for bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways, and sunny mornings in the living room.

Pure Placid Soy Candle to try: Cashmere Sweater - with warm vanilla bean, jasmine, coconut, cedarwood, sandalwood, and spicy ginger. It smells like curling up under a cashmere throw and sipping on a warm vanilla Chai while getting lost in a good book. It also helps reduce stress, promote relaxation, and create a sense of calm and content.

7. Spring Breeze

There's something magical about the spring breezy air. The warmth of the sun coupled with the scent of the blooms, trees, flowers, and pollen makes you feel happy and calm.

It's a great scent for the kitchen and dining room, lounge, living room, bedroom, and bathroom.

Pure Placid Soy Candle to try: Mount Marcy - with sparkling citrus, fresh basil, and subtle sandalwood. It's the scent of the crisp clean essence of dawn breaking brightly atop a windswept mountain vista. The fresh air matched only by the invigorating sense of joy and optimism of knowing no limits and believing anything is possible. Curated to balance emotions, relieve anxiety, and promote relaxation and feelings of joy.
Looking for a hand-poured soy candle that's perfect for spring? See more about the spring scented candles at Pure Placid and dive into scents that help elevate your mood and calm your mind.