Whether it be the fresh scent of summer or the flowery fragrance of spring, every season has a distinct bouquet that sets it apart from all the rest. As we barrel into fall and winter, we’re swapping out the pungent perfume of sunscreen and barbecue for the crisp smells of autumn leaves, smoky campfires, pine needles, and cedar trees.
While these aromas are best enjoyed sitting on the porch of a secluded log cabin, you don’t have to move to the woods to experience the same satisfaction and nostalgia. To bring the great outdoors into the comfort of your own home, smell some of our favorite items guaranteed to give you all the fall and winter feels.
Campfire Candle, $22
The soy-based Campfire Candle from Square Trade Goods Co. will carry transport you to the side of a raging campfire. The scents of cedar and pine mingle with amber to create an aroma that’s both comforting and beguiling.
Douglas Fir Incense, $12
The Douglas Fir Campfire Incense from Juniper Ridge perfectly captures the delicious smell of a Pacific Northwest forest. Made from tree sap and pine wood, these sticks are ideal for anyone who loves the scent of a campground.
Winter Forest Room Spray, $20
The Winter Forest Room Spray from Williams Sonoma brings a deep, woodsy scent to any abode. The invigorating mist combines pine essential oils with cedar wood, cinnamon, patchouli, thyme, and citrus to create the alluring aroma of the great outdoors. The scent is also available in a variety of other products.
Log Cabin Diffuser, $35
As its name suggests, the Log Cabin Diffuser from Hillhouse Naturals brings the coziness of a forest cabin right into your home. Bold spices mix with vanilla for a calming fragrance that hangs beautifully in a bedroom or hallway.
Ozark Mountain Shave Soap, $13
To bring the cabin right to your face, snag this Ozark Mountain Shave Soap from Stirling Soap Company. Not only is the lather great for a shave, its woodsy, spicy scent will take you on an autumn hike in the Ozarks.
Cedar Sachet, $4
Grab a dozen or so of these fabulous cedar sachets from Woodlore and hide them throughout your house. These are great for kitchen drawers and bathroom cabinets. You can even tuck them away behind a picture frame to perfume your home with the woodsy scent of cedar.
Balsam Fir Pillow, $10
Make your living room smell like a pinewood forest with a few decorative, scented pillows from Paine Products. These 6-inch by 6-inch accent cushions are stuffed with the sweet fragrance of balsam fir and are guaranteed to liven up any den.
Last updated by Cody Gohl on Friday, September 29.