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Hobbes8 Sun 16-Nov-14 19:49:47

I was thinking about getting myself a nice scented candle for over the Christmas period - maybe something cinamonny or pine needly. Does anyone have any good recommendations?

Bellejessleo Sun 16-Nov-14 20:03:12

Not cinnamon or pine but colony cranberry and vanilla candles smell devine and not over powering.

storminabuttercup Sun 16-Nov-14 20:09:09

I've had loads, colony, Yankee, lilyflame but still think you can't beat the ikea ones and you can buy shit loads of the ones in the small jars really cheaply grin

applecatchers36 Sun 16-Nov-14 20:11:20

White company 'winter' has cinnamon, orange, clove scents .....smells Christmassy

Hobbes8 Sun 16-Nov-14 20:53:14

Ooh that white company one sounds nice. I'm going nowhere near an ikea (pop in for a candle, spend £200 on stuff I don't need) but I've just seen their toy kitchen is £49 at the moment which is a bargain!

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 16-Nov-14 21:28:56

Yankee Candle Sparkling Cinnamon (cinnamon and clove)

I bought the White Company ones after another thread last year and was disappointed with them, didn't think they smelled very Christmassy at all, just sort of cloying and they were expensive. I also bought Wax Lyrical Vanilla and Cinnamon, which I think I got in Waitrose, liked that one much better.

CanToCandle Fri 19-Dec-14 22:10:23

I make soy wax candles and have a lovely cinnamon one

MinnieM1 Fri 19-Dec-14 22:12:56

I've got a lovely Ikea £2 one burning at the minute, I find Yankees either not strong enough once lit or massively overwhelming, ikea ones are just the right amount of scent and are cheap as chips grin

MinnieM1 Fri 19-Dec-14 22:14:12

Oh just seen you don't want to go to ikea, in that case I got a gorgeous cranberry one from Asda not too long ago

islurpmyspaghetti Fri 19-Dec-14 22:14:39

This is lovely... from John Lewis!

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sat 20-Dec-14 15:35:08

I bought some Yankee Tealights ( I have a candle holder screen on the kitchen windowsill) - IIRC buy-one-get-one-half-price from Clintons.

Spiced orange (smells a bit like Pears soap) and Salted Caramel (one of my favourite)
I'm going to mix them to burn together smile

BeHoHoHove Sat 20-Dec-14 15:37:42

Yankee have one called sunlight on snow and another called icicle, perfect for Christmas

DamselNotInHerDress Sat 20-Dec-14 16:16:47

My neighbour bought me one from costco, it's a red cinnamon one in a big round glass bowl with 4 wicks. It's sat unlit with the lid off for a week and the smell is lovely anyway! Just lit it though as I couldn't resist and smells nice smile
Think it was about a tenner.

Mousefinkle Sat 20-Dec-14 16:22:47

The wick on my white company one went after four days angry. It just completely burnt out. it smells amazing so I was utterly gutted, I'm just glad I only bought the small £10 one and hadn't spent £20+ on it tbh.

Yankee candles are the best IMO. I have a slight addiction grin. There's a pine needle one, I have it. They do a lot of different Christmassy scents, the snowflake cookie one is my personal favourite.

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