Don't *Love* Pumpkin? Here Are the Best Fall Candle Alternatives to Light

Don't *Love* Pumpkin? Here Are the Best Fall Candle Alternatives to Light

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Happy fall, everyone! In honor of the new season, it's finally time to stock up on stylish sweaters, cozy throw blankets, and ultra-fragrant candles. But can we talk about that last one for a second? Candles might be a staple of any stylish home, but in a world where fall is synonymous with pumpkin spice, it's easy to think the only autumnal scent out there is that of your prized jack-o'-lantern. However, there are a lot of delicious fall candles to choose from — none of which are over-the-top pumpkin.

Want proof? Keep scrolling for these beyond-cozy fall candles, all of which are available at Target. Go ahead, fill your e-cart with these delectable finds.

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Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Harvest Spice 5-Wick Speckled Ceramic Fall Candle

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In case you didn't get the memo, there's something downright cozy about masculine scents like leather. Fortunately, Threshold's Leather Embers Candle ($12) comes with a wood-crackling wick that sounds just like a fireplace. If you need us, we'll be curling up in front of this pick.


Threshold's Leather Embers Candle

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We know fall just started, but winter will be here before you know it. If you want something to light during those transitional weeks, this Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Sugared Birch Candle ($13) offers a whiff of whimsical woods — without going into full-on Christmas tree territory.


Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Sugared Birch Candle

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With notes of bergamot, caramel, and tobacco, this Opalhouse Cozy Nights Candle ($5) is the scent-equivalent to your favorite fall sweater. And since it's so versatile, you have our full permission to buy a few.


Opalhouse Cozy Nights Candle

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From orchard outings to a scrumptious cup of cider, apple is a fail-safe fall fave. So why not lean into this scent? This fall, Opalhouse's Harvest Apple Candle ($5-$10) will work overtime for you and your home.


Opalhouse's Harvest Apple Candle

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Believe it or not, vanilla can be a very polarizing candle scent; some people think it's cozy while others find it overly confectionary. That said, there's no denying vanilla is a very soothing scent — and, thanks to a mix of bourbon, honey, and almond, this Opalhouse Madagascar Vanilla Candle ($5) offers the best of both worlds.


Opalhouse Madagascar Vanilla Candle

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Anyone who is on the hunt for that perfect, year-round scent will find a lot to love about this Threshold Designed With Studio McGee Sandalwood and Tobacco Candle ($15). The tobacco notes have fall edge, while the summery sandalwood keeps this candle from feeling too seasonal. Plus, the decorative canister makes this simple scent easy on the eyes.


Threshold Designed With Studio McGee Sandalwood and Tobacco Candle

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It's no secret that fall is one of the most spectacular times to be in the great outdoors, so why not shop for candles with Mother Nature in mind? This Project 62 Vetiver and Cedarwood Candle ($5-$15) is packed with earthy notes like vetiver, armoise, and cedarwood.


Project 62 Vetiver and Cedarwood Candle

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At the same time, there's something about the dipping temperatures and shorter days that make us want to hunker down at home with a delicious treat in tow. With notes of cinnamon, vanilla, coffee, and nutmeg, this Threshold Cinnamon Beignet Candle ($3-$10) will make you want to whip up some homemade baked goods, stat.


Threshold Cinnamon Beignet Candle

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Not ready to part ways with pumpkin just yet? No worries, you can always reach for this Opalhouse Bourbon Pumpkin Candle ($5-$10). The autumnal notes will satisfy your craving, while the undercut of bourbon will keep this candle from wreaking of over-the-top pumpkin. If you ask us, it's a total win-win.


Opalhouse Bourbon Pumpkin Candle

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