Shop these 10 summer candles from Paddywax, Diptyque, and Yankee Candle

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Whether you want to channel your inner coastal grandmother with garden-fresh florals and crisp linen scents, or go back to basics with touches of earthy greens and salty sea breezes, there are plenty of enjoyable options for everyone when it comes to candles for the summer.

Here are 10 summer candles you’ll love to light again and again.

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1st Catbird Summer in Italy

The Catbird Summer candle in Italy.

Even if your summer plans only involve staying at home, Catbird’s Summer in Italy candle will take you abroad. Sweet notes of orange blossom and honey permeate your home and transport you to the lush hills of the Italian countryside.

Lighting this candle will make you dream of lazy swimming pools and drying under the olive trees. It has a burn time of 70 hours, giving you plenty of time to daydream.

Get the Summer in Italy candle at Catbird for $38

2. Paddywax Heirloom Tomato

The Paddywax Heirloom Tomato Candle.

Tomatoes are one of the most popular seasonal fruits. Whether you grow your own tomatoes at home or not, the Paddywax Heirloom Tomato Candle brings that ripe, juicy scent indoors.

With fresh notes of lemon balanced by heirloom tomato and sage, this exudes the fresh, floral and earthy scent that will flood your senses with every stroll through the garden.

Get the Farmhouse Heirloom Tomato Candle at Paddywax for $22

3. DS & Durga Concrete after the Blitz

DS & Durga Concrete After Lightning candle.

The DS & Durga Concrete After Lightning perfectly captures the thunderstorm smell of steaming concrete, summer rain and fresh grass on a warm day. The familiar scent is ideal for cozy summer nights or in the middle of a dry spell in warm weather to manifest some much-needed rain.

Get the Concrete After Lightning Candle at DS & Durga for $65

4. Yankee Candle Midsummer Night

The Yankee Candle Midsummer Night.

The masculine and musky scent of Yankee Candle’s MidSummer’s Night candle is ideal for lighting on cool summer evenings. The rich notes of mahogany and sage will make you feel like you’ve curled up in your favorite Adirondack chair on the porch watching the fireflies fly by.

Get the Yankee Candle MidSummer’s Night on Amazon for $17

5. Sarah Campbell Inner and Outer Candle

The Sarah Campbell Indoor & Outdoor Candle.

For a tropical summer candle, check out this citronella candle by Sarah Campbell, scented with hibiscus and melon. The design is bright and spunky, making it a beautiful centerpiece for your next al fresco dinner party.

Get the Sarah Campbell Indoor & Outdoor Candle at Anthropologie for $30

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6. Diptyque Figuier candle

The Figuier candle by Diptyque.

We’re big fans of Diptyque’s luxury candles, which have delightful scents that spread well throughout your home. The Figuier candle has a beautiful green and floral scent reminiscent of a fresh box of figs at the farmer’s market. Plus, we can’t get enough of their stunning packaging and ornate label.

Get the Diptyque Figuier Candle at Nordstrom from $38

7. Purple Petals Candle by Otherland

The Otherland Purple Petals candle.

Walking down the sidewalk and smelling the alluring whiff of lilac is refreshing and a sign that summer is here. Otherland’s Purple Petals candle brings the familiar scent of fresh flowers into your home, with bushels of floral notes mixed with the soft hint of lychee fruit contained within this candle.

Get the Otherland Purple Petals Candle at Sephora for $36

8. Brooklyn Candle Studio Sunday morning candle

The Brooklyn Candle Studio Sunday Morning candle.

Sunday morning should start slowly, with coffee or tea in bed and the scent of a relaxing candle wafting through, like Brooklyn Candle Studio’s aptly named Sunday Morning option. This soy wax-based candle brings delicate fruity notes like pear and bergamot mixed with floral jasmine and amber that will make you want to stay in bed that little bit longer.

Get the Sunday Morning Candle at Brooklyn Candle Studio for $28

9. PF Candle Co. Candle from Los Angeles

The candle from PF Candle Co. of Los Angeles.

When you’re freshening up your home for summer, you want a scent that feels bright and clean like the Los Angeles candle. It smells like a rejuvenating sea breeze mixed with fresh linens line drying with subtle woody undertones.

Get the Los Angeles Candle from PF Candle Co. for $24

10. Ms. Meyer’s Basil Candle

The Mrs. Meyers Basil Candle.

Even if you don’t have a green thumb, light a candle that feels like you have a fertile herb garden. Mrs. Meyer’s Basil fragrance is a fresh, sparkling fragrance that will brighten up any room, but especially your kitchen. This soy wax summer candle burns clean for up to 35 hours.

Get the Mrs. Meyers Basil Candle on Amazon for $21

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