Whether you’re an avid decorator or a minimalist, every home needs a pleasant scented candle to liven up the living space. There are so many new brands and scents to choose from these days, that finding the best candle for your home can become a difficult decision. Jar candles are generally large and burn for hours. They also look nice, and often make great decorations, even for people who don’t burn candles very often.
1. Legacy by Root, Queen Bee jar candle in Apple Harvest.
Made of beeswax and other premium, natural waxes, the Queen Bee jar candle produces up to 100 hours of fragrance. Root candles contain no petroleum or paraffin waxes and a come with a cotton wick that self-extinguishes for safety. The Apple Harvest scent is fresh and green, with lovely notes of McIntosh apples.
2. Festive Holiday Jar Candle Gift Pack in Sassy Sangria and Spicy Pumpkin
This candle gift pack contains two delightful, fall scents. Sassy Sangria has a cranberry and orange scent, similar to a fruity cocktail. Spicy Pumpkin has notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. You can give one to a friend, or keep them both for yourself. These candles are packaged in adorable, fall-themed jars and come with a handy wick-dipper, that allows for smoke-free extinguishing.
3. Shortie’s Candle Company, Bakery Candles Collection jar candle in Chocolate Fudge Brownie
Shortie’s Candle Company has an entire line of bakery scented jar candles. These 16 oz. candles are hand-poured and made of a paraffin wax-blend, and both natural and essential oils. They are designed to burn evenly for up to 110 hours, and fill the entire room with delicious bakery scents.
4. Colonial Candle, oval jar candle in Fine Merlot
This two-wick candle has a fruity and spicy scent, just like a glass of merlot wine. The extra wick allows for an even burn and extends the life of the candle. This brand also includes easily removable labels. This is particularly nice if you want to reuse the jar after the candle has finished burning.
5. Glade jar candle in Angel Whispers
Glade is well-known for creating long-lasting home fragrances. This candle has a fruity floral scent that quickly fills the entire room. These candles are smaller than your average jar candle, burning for 28 hours. However, their scent continues to linger even after the flame is extinguished.
6. Paddywax Candles, Apothecary Collection jar candle in Verbena & Eucalyptus.
The apothecary collection from Paddywax Candles is perfect for anyone looking for decorative jar candles. These candles are hand-poured into vintage style apothecary containers. An artisan candle company located in Tennessee, Paddywax is known for creating handmade candles with absolutely no synthetic fragrances. These 8-ounce candles will burn for up to 60 hours.
7. Village Candle, large glass jar candle in Mulled Cider.
Village Candle’s large, 26 oz. jars burn for up to 170 hours. They are made of food-grade paraffin wax and include two wicks, which increases burn time. The mulled cider scent is fruity, spicy and reminiscent of fall.
8. Chesapeake Bay, Mind and Body Collection large jar candle in Confidence and Freedom
This natural soy wax blend candle is a spiritual experience for the mind and body. With notes of crystal marine, lavender, sage, cedar and spice, the scent is calm and relaxing. It comes in a large frosted jar with a wooden lid, making an excellent decoration that will burn for up to 70 hours.
9. Our Own Candle Company, Very Berry scented mason jar candle.
This large candle comes in a mason jar, with three layers of delicious berry scents, including strawberry, raspberry and grape. Specifically designed to avoid wasting any wax, the candle will burn for up to 100 hours. It is made from a blend of soy and paraffin waxes and produces a long-lasting scent, that lingers even after the flame is blown out.
10. Candle Impressions, Real wax Flameless LED mason jar candles.
These LED candles have no flame and no scent, but light up and flicker just like real candles. Perfect for homes with small children, or anyone who just wants the decorative feel of a candle without the scent. They run on a timer, which allows you to decide when you want them lit. Candle Impressions has the most realistic flicker and the longest battery life of any LED candle on the market.
So, if you are a decorative candle kind of person, Paddywax Candles trendy apothecary jars are the way to go. However, if you are a real candle-lover, and you’re looking for a long-lasting candle with a strong scent, Village Candle’s large jar candles are your best option. They are huge, and their two-wick design allows for a smooth and even burn. Also, because they are made of a high-quality paraffin wax, Village Candles throw scent farther than many of the other brands listed. Not to mention, that the Mulled Cider aroma will leave your home smelling like a freshly baked apple pie.