Scented candles can instantly control 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. The whole 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 your days and nights be filled 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 below.
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.
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.
Is there anything fresher than eucalyptus? This clean scent from Diptyque is inspired by the edge of the Mediterranean Sea.
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.
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?
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 an ocean breeze drying your clothes hung on the line.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.