Candles might be one of our favorite home accessories. Whether they're scented or decorative—or both—nothing is quite as satisfying as lighting a brand new candle and experiencing the soft glow on a cold evening.
No matter what your décor style, there's undoubtedly a candle that will fit in and match your home's aesthetic, or standout and make a statement. Whatever you prefer, these pretty candles are some of our favorites to add style to your home.
Urban Outfitters Winnie Floral Taper Candle Set
These gorgeous floral candles add a romantic touch or summery feel to your space at any time of year. Put them in your favorite taper holder and display on your fireplace mantel, or use them as tablescape décor for dinner parties and other special occasions.
Jonathan Adler Muse D'or Ceramic Candle
A candle that you can keep using after it's burned through is a great multi-purpose décor item for any home. The matte gold glaze and signature Jonathan Adler muse make it a pretty vase for flowers once the candle is gone—though the pink pepper and sage balsam scent mean the candle certainly isn't an afterthought.
Dreka Love Candle
A pretty candle with crystals in it? Sign us up. The LOVE candle by Dreka features pleasing combination of sage green container, rose quartz crystals, and a wood wick. Plus, you'll get up to 75 hours of use out of the candle itself, which has three layers of scent profiles. (And yes, you can keep the crystals after the candle has been burned!)
Urban Outfitters Chloe Glass 7.4 oz Candle
These glass candle containers couldn't be prettier. The soft colors and ornate lids make them great décor both with the candle and without. The contrastingly colored tassels are a nice decorative touch.
PyroPet Cat Candle
If you're looking for a candle that gives off a spooky feel year-round, or shows off your love of felines, the PyroPet cat candle is the right candle for you. It has a fun geometric shape that works well in minimalist spaces.
Aromatique Textured Glass Candle, The Smell of Espresso
If you're looking for a candle that has a nice classic look, you can't go wrong with Aromatique's candles. Their pretty glass jars and gold seal give them a timeless look for any space. And this espresso-scented candle is a pleasant pick-me-up.
Votivo Icy Blue Pine Candle
Sometimes, all you want during the colder months is a nice pine-scented candle. And this one does double duty by having a pretty gold diamond patterned container—it would make a cheerful addition to a festive display.
Anthropologie Confetti Glass Tree Candle
Speaking of festive, these tree candles would look great on a winter mantel or your holiday tablescape. But they can also work as décor long after the holidays have passed due to their color and iridescence.
Blomus Fraga Concrete Scented Candle
From planters to coasters, concrete can make a surprisingly chic material for décor. And this candle is no exception. It comes in a range of colors, sizes, and scents, so you can choose the one that best fits your mood.
Le Marche Cortina White Tobacco Flower Scented Candle Jar
This white tobacco flower-scented candle comes in a gorgeous white and gold jar that you'll love keeping out on display on your bedside table or coffee table.
Crate & Barrel Lilac, Bergamot, Musk Scented Candle
If your décor style is more minimalist, this Crate & Barrel candle is for you. The two-toned container fits in nicely with neutral colors and natural décor elements.
La Jolie Muse Quelina Scented Candle - Orange & Bergamot
The orange, bergamot, and mandarin scent of this candle is almost as beautiful as the container it comes in. The pretty yellow, gray, and white floral pattern is a nice addition to your décor no matter what room you put it in.
Thymes Frasier Fir Candle
A fan favorite, this Frasier fir-scented candle by Thymes doesn't just smell heavenly—it comes in a pretty green and white glass container as well. It basically smells like you've just put up a fresh Christmas tree, but you'll be able to enjoy the scent and its decorative container for months beyond the holidays.
L'Objet Lito Candle Bleu
$195 is a little steep for a candle, until you see the container it comes in. This incredible candle by L'Objet is basically a work of art. It's made of Limoges porcelain (a highly sought-after type of porcelain known for its stunning white hue) and features a detailed eye motif.
Arhaus Fir Needle & Balsam Ornament Candle
If you're looking for a festive candle that doesn't scream the holidays, this ornament candle has a nice subtle Christmas-inspired look without feeling out of place in your décor at other times of year. It's shaped like a tree ornament, and has a nice crisp fir needle and balsam scent.
Editor's note: The writer received some product samples for editorial consideration, but all opinions are her own.