Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Another Day, Another Candle!

Another day, another candle! Four to be precise! Now that the cold nights are drawing in, the candles are coming out. On a miserable, rainy day, all I want is light a couple of candles, curl up under the duvet and watch Netflix. I was gifted a set from Linea - they must’ve known I am obsessed with candles, not sure what gave them that idea…. it’s not like I blog about candles often (lol). I mean, I do my candles, not going to lie!

linea candles from house of fraser

Linea Candles Gift Set* from House Of Fraser, £16 (NOW £8)

I am hundreds of miles from home and I don’t have the things that comfort me. But one thing that does make me feel more homely are candles. My room in London is a grotty, cold and bland, so something as small as a candle (or 4) can make the world of difference. Well, I don’t know about you but makes a big different to me anyway. In the Summer, it’s a bouquet of flowers and in Autumn, it’s candles. It’s funny how small things like this can make you feel better in an instant.

These candles from the Linea home range come a gift set and in assortment of fragrances. They scent pay-off isn’t as strong as the other candles I’ve burnt in the past but they are lovely candles all the same! There's often a sale on home fragrances (like, right now!) so it's worth having a browse and see what bargains to snap up. Maybe, if you're super organised, you can pick a couple of gift sets out as Christmas presents!

Pink Grapefruit and Mango
This is a favourite of mine. Last Christmas, I bought my Mum, Grandma and cousins a box of the Pink Grapefruit and Mango reed diffuser and it was a hit. It’s a tangy, fruity, exotic, sweet scent - the mango comes through more than the pink grapefruit and it is more of a summer scent but that doesn’t really matter, I burn all kinds of candles all year round.

Linen and Seagrass
It’s hard to describe the scent of Linen and Seagrass, I don’t know what the linen or seagrass smell like! It is a bit like fresh air on a Spring morning, it’s that clean, green, and crisp scent.

Wild Fig and Vanilla
This is the most seasonal-appropriate candle of the lot. Usually, fig scented products are quite sweet but this one has a slightly woody edge to it. The fig notes are sweetened with soft vanilla and apricot to create a warming scent. Perfect for Autumn!

Lemongrass and Fresh Ginger
A very exotic scented candle with warm, spicy notes of ginger, which I love! This is a lovely fragrance that reminds me of being in Thailand many years ago! (And it’s making me want to book a one way trip to Thailand right now!) This candle is inspired by sunny Mediterranean gardens. Refreshing and aromatic!

It's a lovely gift set and is only £8 at the moment. £8 for 4 candles ain't bad at all, right?
Which scent do you fancy?



  1. I think I am most intrigued by the Seagrass scent. Where's home for you? =)

  2. I have a thing for sniffing candles which I prefer to burning....(please keep this secret to yourself!) The pink grapefruit and mango sounds a lethal combination..;)

  3. BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS and just looking at them is making me droooool!
    Maliha Rao / Red Alice Rao

  4. I am absolutely in love with candles right now, I have bought a fair few Yankee candles and they really make my room smell and feel so much nicer. My favourite scent is Lavender. I'd love to try out that Linen and Seagrass :)

    Anything & Everything | Bloglovin'

  5. What a bargain! The scents sound lovely too! x

  6. I love candle particularly as we head into winter. I was definitely expecting these to be a lot more expensive than £8 for 4! Amazing!

    Katya | The Beauty Harbour

  7. I honestly don't think you can have too many candles, I reckon the wild fig and vanilla one would be a gorgeous autumn scent!

    Jade x
    Girl Up North | UK Lifestyle Blog

  8. These candles are looking so adorable ! Love the photos too !


  9. All of these scents sound great, but I think Pink Grapefruit and Mango would sounds like something I would like, and possibly Wild Fig and Vanilla.

  10. These look and sound lovely! Now that it is Autumn I have become obsessed with candles x
    Louise |

  11. These sound amazing and what a great price, I may have to pop into town to have a look!

    Lucy x

  12. I love candles! I definitely have to check these out!

    Brunette-ish | A Beauty Blog

  13. These are so cute =]

  14. Haha, don't even get me started on candles! Every birthday and Christmas I ask for candles as gifts and people look at me like it's the most boring gift I could ask for(!) but I love them so much - they really add atmosphere to a room! x

  15. I love love love candles and i lit it up every single day at home. But I usually bought them from BBW as I love all the scents! Never heard of Linea but maybe they ahve a wonderful range too! Nice post xo

  16. The simple packaging is so effective, they look so pretty x

    Gabbi | Bloglovin |

  17. I've just finished my trusty old Yankee and on the lookout for a new candle - I think it's gonna have to be these! All four for £8 is too good to resist.

    Sarah x
    She Was a Day Tripper

  18. I am such a candle addict and you know can never have enough! Just bought the pink grapefruit one. Thanks for the great post xxx

  19. Oooh these sound lovely! I love Linea candles they're really nice and the scents are usually so lovely! xx

  20. Wild Fig & Vanilla and Lemongrass and Fresh Ginger sound like two scents that are totally up my street <3 Plus, you can never have too many candles ;) xx

  21. I will definitely buy this candle. Hope this will be the best scented candles.


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