11 Candles That Smell Like Fresh Linen

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Scented candles can instantly alter the mood of a room and there are plenty of experimental fragrances out there, but sometimes it's just nice to go for a simple, clean scent. You know that feeling when it's cold outside and you take off your slippers, then slide into bed between the crisp, still warm from the dryer, clean-smelling sheets? Well, imagine filling your entire home with that feeling. Cleaning, drying, and if you're really organized, ironing of your sheets can be a drag, but the end result is always worth it for the olfactory results. So we've found 11 candles at various price points that smell like fresh linens to help fill your days and nights with the scent of fresh laundry without you actually having to do any more work than lighting a match. Treat yourself or gift away the candles approved by us.

Cotton Poplin

Byredo Cotton Poplin Fragranced Candle $110

Byredo candles are handmade in France and offer understated sophistication in candle form. Cotton Poplin has a scent of clean linen with blue chamomile and sweet musk.

Fresh Linen

Circa Home Fresh Linen Classic Candle $33

This 1980s-inspired Australian candle from Circa Home has "summer breeze notes" of green clover, cotton, and geraniums. Now that sounds like a relaxing escape.


Diptyque Eucalyptus Candle $87

Is there anything fresher than eucalyptus? This clean scent from Diptyque is inspired by the edge of the Mediterranean Sea.


Linen Scented Candle
Nest Linen Scented Candle $42

A linen scent is mixed with apple blossom and white orchid in this long-lasting candle by Nest. Think fresh-washed clothes with a floral scent.


Magnolia Signature Candle Collection
Magnolia Signature Candle Collection Linen $58

If you love the crackling sound of a wood wick candle, this is the pick for you from Joanna Gaines' Magnolia line. Its pinewood lid and pretty glass make for a design statement, too—would you expect any less from Gaines?

Coastal Linen

Coastal Linen
Opalhouse Coastal Linen Lidded Glass Jar Two-Wick Candle $10

If you're looking for something more affordable, this pick from Target is for you. Its scent includes linen, lavender, and grapefruit, and is reminiscent of an ocean breeze drying your clothes hung on the line.


Linen candle
West Elm Naturalist Linen Ceramic Candle $40

The packaging of this linen-scented candle from West Elm makes a design statement, too. Its notes contain peach blossoms, honeydew melon, and spring rain showers.


Cloche Candle, Fresh Linen
The French Bee Fresh Linen Cloche Candle $70

The cloche covering this candle from The French Bee adds some drama to its freshly washed clothes scent. Place it on a shelf or coffee table to add to your décor.

Linen Cashmere

Linen Cashmere
Apothecary Candle Linen Cashmere $30

Cashmere and linen are the perfect combination in this Apothecary Candle with notes of bergamot, wild violet, lavender, cedar, and Baltic amber. It's the perfect cozy scent for a cold day.

Belgian Linen

Linnea's Lights Candle Belgian Linen $34

The stoneware container and acacia wood lid of this Linnea's Lights candle offer the perfect minimalist look. This scent, which is hand-poured in Indianapolis, Indiana, has hints of florals, sea air, and golden flax.

Washed Linen

Washed Linen Candle
Burke Decor Washed Linen Candle, 16 oz. $35

This pretty candle from Burke Decor, which is hand-poured in New York state, has notes of citrus, lavender, magnolia, and amber. The resulting scent is clean and crisp.

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