When thinking about creating the perfect home, scent is an element that is often overlooked yet is a crucial piece to creating a tranquil space. Whether it is candles inspired by the harvest season or diffusers reminiscent of walking through an autumn forest, here’s your list of cozy scents to fill your home.
McIntosh Apple Candle | In the Attic Too, Southold, 53245 Main Road, Southold, 631-745-3848
Hand-poured locally, these soy wax candles are made in small batches with only the finest ingredients. The McIntosh Apple scent captures a blend of apple, green leaves, and a hint of pear, with vanilla and bourbon undertones. This pick is a sweet celebration of apple season on the North Fork. These candles are long-lasting and nontoxic. Remember to clip the wick after each use. $16 for 8oz, $22 for 16oz.
Cedarwood and sandalwood combine with notes of smoky amber to build a broody, full-bodied fragrance. This candle is hand-poured with perfume-grade fragrance oils and a high-quality soy wax blend, meaning the scent is formulated with a unique wick, wax and fragrance combination to create a strong and clean burn that lasts over 60 hours. $48.
Blackberry Sage Candle | Jamesport Country Store, 1299 Main Road, Jamesport, 631-722-8048
Made especially for the Jamesport Country Store, these candles are hand-poured with 100% soy wax. The sweet scent of blackberry pairs nicely with savory notes of sage and is the perfect transitional scent between autumn and winter. $17.95
Wine Country Candle | North Fork Moto (inside Lumber + Salt), 5570 Sound Ave., Jamesport, 215-704-6588
This hand-poured candle will fill your home with the scents of black fig, smoked violet, grape and oak. Inspired by the harvest season and the vast vineyards on the North Fork, this candle delivers a strong aroma that is warm and sweet without overwhelming the senses. Find these candles at North Fork Moto inside LUMBER + Salt and at northforkmoto.com. $40.
Riverhead by Hamptons Handpoured | A Book Place, 489 E. Main St., Riverhead, 631-405-7902
A part of Hamptons Handpoured Signature Village Series, this candle takes inspiration from the diverse scenery of Riverhead. Smelling of juniper and jasmine with notes of musk, this locally poured candle delivers a clean and inviting scent to the home. Made with 100% soy wax, it will burn for hours. $28.
Devil’s Walking Stick Reed Diffuser| The Weathered Barn, 41 Front St., Greenport, 631-477-6811
Gaining its namesake from a tree that grows in mountainous areas, Devil’s Walking Stick is reminiscent of walking deep through the forest on a foggy autumn day. With herbaceous notes of balsam, and citrus bergamot the scent leads to middle notes of warm sandalwood, and woodsy patchouli, and finishes with violet. This scent reed diffuser comes in a selection of black or natural-colored sticks and is recommended to flip the sticks weekly. $22.