34 Cool, Fun & Unique Candles You Need To Light!

Looking for a brilliant way to add a decorative touch and a warm glow to your space? Look no further than this collection of fun and unique candles! Cool & fun candles are a great way to add ambiance and serve up a sensory treat for your guests. Besides, some of them feature unique designs that will turn your dull spot into a center point in your house. Cool, right?

But if you don’t know what kind of candles you want to buy, we’ve done the hardest job for you to compile several ones you will never regret purchasing. Here are 34 of the coolest candles to help you switch things up and enjoy the desired effect. Not only are they creative in design, but many also have some very unique scents. Wanna try one? Check them out!

Fun Candles and Unique Candle Scents

Well, some people prefer to have regular candles and only use them whenever their houses blackout. Meanwhile, others love candles, especially the scented ones, because of the calming and lovely fragrance they emit. If you are one of the second people here, you have come so far away to the right place.

We have a great compilation of unique candles with awesome aromas and also striking shapes. Some of them even bear cute designs you can display as home decor. Interested? Let’s find out what’s best for you!

 #1 Netflix & Chill Fun Candle

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Smell the romance in the air with this funny, scented piece. Aptly named Netflix and Chill, it is perfect for curling up with a special someone as you watch a favorite movie or show.

It might also make for a cheap gift idea for a co-worker you have always fancied. The aroma is timeless, and the piece makes a great gift idea to make that someone smile. You can also wrap one as a gift to your girl friend who fancies scents.

#2 Hand Gesture Fun Candles

Hand Gesture Candle - fun & Unique Candles

At times, all you really need is an opportunity to vent out your frustrations and pent-up emotions. No matter whether you feel like the whole world deserves the middle finger or just one unfortunate soul, here is your perfect outlet.

This candle features an intriguing design of someone pointing his middle finger. Well, such a gesture will make someone giggle or angry, perhaps. So, you better display it in an appropriate spot where only your family can have full access to it. Best of all, it comes in all the colors of the rainbow.

#3 Campfire Marshmallow Scented Candle

Campfire Marshmallow Scented Candle - fun candle

Nothing quite like the scent of campfire marshmallows in summer, wouldn’t you agree? Well, now you can enjoy the glorious scent all year round thanks to this fun candle.

The memorable aroma combines a smoky oak wood scent with that of sweet marshmallows for a timeless effect! You can even ensure a sound sleep whenever you lite up this candle. Try it on the weekend while snuggling under your blanket to have the best sleeping experience.

#4 Trump Funny Candles

Trump Candles

No matter where your loyalties lie here is an opportunity to add some political humor to your space. This funny candle sports the classic hairdo that democrats, as well as liberals, recognize all too well.

Though it seems odd, the fake hair on top creates an intriguing spot if you want to set up the candle in the living room. But be careful when you lite it up as the ‘hair’ may burn. What a perfect piece for making a hysterical statement or gifting the politically inclined!

#5 Yin Yang Tea Light Candle Holder Set

Yin Yang Tea Light Candle Holder Set

Inject some balance into your life and your décor with this unique concept. They are a set of unusual holders that will be sure to capture attention. Featuring the Yin and Yang symbol in a set of two, these adorable holders perfectly nestle into each other to create a remarkable display piece.

Now, you don’t need to set a romantic dinner in a restaurant. With these two, you can create a fancy setting by yourself on your dining table. Just make sure to set up a flower vase and arrange the cutlery. Also, cook and serve the food to impress your lover.

#6 Best Friendship Fun Candles

Best Friendship Candles - fun candles

Is your BFF familiar with your psycho side? Maybe it’s time you got them acquainted with one of these funny candles. It might come as a bit of a surprise if she was expecting another mushy message.

Having such a fun and straightforward printed message, this candle will make a perfect gift for your bestie who’s about to move to another state or country. That way, she’ll never dare to forget you. But it is one line she will live to remember with tons of laughter.

#7 Book Nerd Candle

For that dear friend who is always curled up with a book, here is the ultimate choice of gift. A simple yet fun message, “Old Books,” defines the design and makes it meaningful.

Your recipient can keep the mason jar long after the contents are gone as memento. She or he can also lite up one to accompany them to read the book while smelling a calming scent the candle emits.

#8 Titanic Candle


Do you harbor a soft spot for cruise ships and ocean vessel tragedies? In that case, the Titanic is the ideal addition to your collection. The unique candle consists of a sinking ship and an iceberg on blue waxy waters.

To cap it up, it smells like water! What a way to keep your love for all things nautical burning, literally! We recommend purchasing two and arranging them in your room and living room as a display.

#9 Obama Candle

Obama Candle

Every democrat in your life deserves one of these hilarious pieces as a gift! No, it does not smell like Obama. But its unique scent is full of hope, something everyone needs in these tough times.

A miniature fist adds to the humor; be sure to bump it, will you? If you want to be more playful with your candle decorations, you better grab this candle along with the trump we previously mentioned.

#10 Jo Malone™ Pomegranate Noir Luxury Candle

Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Luxury Candle

Add a touch of luxury and class to your space with this intriguing piece. It features a sophisticated scent that will transform your guests’ olfactory experience and also brighten up their moods all day.

If you are looking to create a sensual atmosphere with just the right amount of style, this is the one! You can buy one and lite it up near your bathtub to level up your soaking experience.

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#11 Let’s Get Lit Fun Candles

Treat a special friend to the funniest and most unique gift ever. This might not be what comes to their mind when someone says “let’s get lit.” But it sure is a worthwhile choice, a great way to keep them jolly.

Add a personalized message to make it all the more special. You can buy one for yourself or make it a gift for your best friend or lover. We recommend tucking in a gift card to write a heart-warming message and include it to the package.

#12 Freshly Signed Divorce Papers

What does freedom smell like? Take a whiff of this piece and find out firsthand! Divorce might not be an easy experience to go through. But there is no harm in looking on the bright side, is there?

The piece captures the mixed emotions and gives you or a recipient reason to smile. To make it less offensive, you can include this candle with a flower bucket. Remember to wrap it up with a gift box or paper first!

#13 Fart Extinguisher Candle

Does your brother, dad, or boyfriend have a hard time keeping his flatulence in check? With this funny yet functional gift choice, you can help him along with the embarrassing moment of them farting in public.

And while you are at it, he might also need some assistance with the out-of-control chuckles that result. Surprise him one with this candle on his birthday or even make it as an anniversary gift and we are sure he will remember this moment for life!

#14 Inspirational Scent Fun & Unique Candles

Do Epic Shit Infused With Fearlessness

Your search for a unique graduation gift ends right here. After all, it says all that needs saying is wishing your recipient a fulfilling life. And it does not hurt one bit that the scent is heavenly.

For the recipient who seems hard to shop for, this is a failsafe choice. Amazingly, it comes in several scents you can choose from to match your friend’s taste. If she loves spices, you better pick the lemongrass-greentea or lavender-sage.

#15 Capri Blue Iridescent Jar Candle

Capri Blue Iridescent Jar Candle

How about blending great looks and a heavenly scent? Get one of these unique decorative candles for that precise effect! The jar sports a striking iridescent blue jar with a golden top for contrast.

An intoxicating aroma completes the allure and promises to transform your space. With such a luxurious appeal, you better arrange one or two on the end table in your living room as a decor.

#16 Valentines Day Candle

Set the perfect mood for a romantic evening with this ideal combination of text and scent. This awesome candle brings you the best of both worlds. The whimsical text makes it the perfect gift for a husband or boyfriend.

And the scent will set the mood for you. You can simply lite it up while having a romantic dinner together and have a warm convo with him. Or, have a chill night by sipping a glass of wine while watching Netflix.

#17 Racing Fuel Candle

Is there a race car enthusiast in your life? How about getting him a gift he will never forget! It features the distinctive scent of racing fuel that perhaps may trigger his adrenaline rush to come.

Add to this a blend of other sweet fragrances, and you have yourself a winner! If your man is not get used to scented candles, we recommend grabbing a small one and let’s see how he adapts to the scent.

#18 Sasquatch Poop Scent Soy Wax Candle

Sasquatch Poop Scent Soy Wax Candle

For the Bigfoot believer in your life, nothing beats this funny candle. If you have ever wondered what Sasquatch poop smells like, now you have the answer. And it’s delightful!

Who doesn’t love the scent of s’mores? It is sweet with a touch of smokiness that will make you salivating. If your friend is one of big fans of s’mores, you better grab one for her birthday or as a graduation gift.

#19 Donald Trump Hot Head

Donald Trump Hot Head - fun & Unique Candles

Where do you stand on the Trump debate? No matter whether you are an ardent fan or his greatest nemesis, you will love this piece. Reflecting an extraordinary level of craftsmanship and attention to detail, it will make a great focal point.

It will especially make an awesome piece if you are one of his supporters. You can set one in your living room to show off your side. Besides, this intriguing candle can serve as a great decor for the void space on your cabinet.

#20 Feu de Bois/Wood Fire Grey Scented Candle

Feu de Bois/Wood Fire Grey Scented Candl

Bathe your space in fragrant splendor courtesy of the Feu de Bois. Combining a warm and sophisticated aroma with the familiar scent of rare woods, this one will steal the attention once you lite it up.

Furthermore, it makes the perfect signature piece for a classy home. And the exterior is equally alluring! Given their black glasses, these candles will make a perfect addition for a modern minimalist interior.

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 #21 Namaste Bitches Candle

Every crazy yogi will appreciate one of these unique candles. A perfect tribute to the comedy series bearing the same name. It is a timeless choice for the show’s lovers who love a bit of unusual humors.

After all, who couldn’t use a good laugh after a long hard day at work? You can have one in your bathroom area, for instance the sink or the bathtub, then lite it up whenever you are going to bath. The essential oil scent will help you relieve you stress away.

#22 You Rock Hand Gesture funny Candle

You Rock Hand Gesture Candle

Light up someone’s life with these unusual candles, which are chock full of sentimental value. There are so many ways to tell someone they rock. But one of the best ways is to give them a meticulously detailed wax sculpture that smells great and brightens up their space!

Having a bright red color, this one of the most unique candles will stand out to set on a white furniture, like a cabinet or an end table. You can also consider one to set up a party with your friends at your home.

#23 Breaking Bad Walter White Inspired Candles

Choose a scent that most resonates with the Breaking Bad fan in your life and watch their face light up. In addition to the delightful scent, a shadow image of Heisenberg in his typical hat and glasses injects meaning into the piece.

Well, it may not be one of the most unique candles you expect, but it makes an amazing alternative to channel your gift-giving skill in finding the funny one. Grab one for the Breaking bad-loving friend and see how she’ll be grateful to receive this!

#24 Diptyque Baies/Berries’ Scented Black Candle

Diptyque Baies/Berries' Scented Black Candle

Blending the floral scent of roses and naturally intriguing black currant leaves, this is one of the best unique scented candles in the collection. It burns for up to 90 hours and diffuses up to 1,000 square feet.

The black glass jar gives it an air of elegance to add to the splendid aroma. With this design and smell, you better set up two candles in your living rooms to spice up the space. Have one in your bedroom to lite up whenever you need to relax.

#25 Chill AF – Fun & Unique Candles

Chill AF fun & Unique Candles

For the super cool friend who completes you, the Chill AF piece is perfectly befitting. It makes a great whimsical gift choice that will play a functional role as well. A tantalizing scent in a superb choice of jar will make it a winning present.

Since it comes in more than ten scent options, you better know what kind of fragrance your bestie loves. If she favors woody scents, you can choose Mahogany Teakwood. Meanwhile, Gardenia Garden or White Sage Lavender are for those who fancy floral scents.

#26 Man Candle

The world has its own stereotypes of what’s manly and what’s not. But as this hilarious piece shows, it takes a manly man to do seemingly unmanly things. Everything from the packaging to the scent makes it ideal for the manly man.

It highlights the grey-colored candle with the black lid that look so bold, a character everyone expect from men. For that reason, you better grab one and surprise the man in your life with this candle on his birthday.

#27 Global Warming-Scented Candle

Global Warming-Scented Candle - fun & Unique Candles

Though this might look like a weird candle, it bears a grim message for humanity packaged in the funniest way. It sports floating buildings on seawater and a hilarious backstory.

The scent combines smoke and water for a unique, educational experience. Bearing such a specific message and design, this candle will make a perfect gift for environmental activists in your life.

#28 Bubble Shape Scented Candles

Bubble Candle

Come home from work and relax yourself with the smell of these scented candles. This bubble-shaped candle has a calming floral scent. It has a simple design yet makes your home decor more colorful.

If you want to arrange it as a display, you can set two with different tones on the room divider where you usually store some decorations. In addition to the decoration and air freshener, it can also be used as an attractive gift for birthdays, graduations, to wedding gifts.

#29 Waffle-Shaped Decorative Chocolate Scented Candle

Waffle Cake Shaped Decorative Chocolate Scented Candle

Everyone who looks at it must have thought this is a real waffle. If you don’t know that this is a candle, you will definitely eat it. It is understandable since the display of the candle is so tempting.

Garnished with chocolate, strawberry, blueberry, and cream top, along with a blend of chocolate and coffee scents, this candle is even more attractive. You can surely buy one to surprise your loved one on their birthday. Are you sure you don’t want to buy it?

#30 Funny Quotes Scented Candle for Best Friends

Funny Candles Gifts for Best Friends

Giving souvenirs to your friends does not only have to be filled with motivational and sweet words. Sometimes, a little humor can make the friendship more fun and alive.

Express your humorous self by giving this unique lavender-scented candle as a birthday or graduation gift to your best friends. Funny quotes plastered on the packaging cup will draw a big smile on their faces.

#31 Glass Jar Skull Candle


If your husband is a biker and needs something to chill at home, then you can buy this scented candle. Add some luxury yet masculine scent that your husband will love to smell. It can improve sleep quality.

Also, it is less waste since you can reuse the jar once the wax is empty. It can be a whisky glass, a pen case, or a succulent pot. The skull candle fits the Halloween theme as well.

#32 Assorted Succulent Pot Scented Candle


Are you a succulent lover? Then, why don’t you add this succulent to your room? It is not an ordinary succulent since you can lite it up to smell the spring blossom the candle emits.

You may also choose to use a pot or not if you already have a pot. And interestingly, you can display one on the table to replace a flower vase! This is also perfect for a special gift to your best friend who passionate about ornamental plants.

#33 French Vanilla Cereal Bowl with Metal Spoon Scented Candle

French Vanilla Cereal Bowl with Metal Spoon Scented Candle

A cute, unique, and adorable scented candle that you cannot miss. It looks like your favorite vanilla cereal. It comes up with a bowl and metal spoon as well to create a similar look.

You can put the candle on the dining table to fit the theme or on your desk. Or, perhaps, you want to surprise your guests by setting one on the living room table. Isn’t it lovely? We cannot handle it.

#34 Soy Blend Wax Scented Jar Candle

Soy Blend Wax Scented Jar Candle

A cute, minimalist, and clean design of this jar candle. There is information about the theme of the candle, including the top, middle, and base of the scents.

That way, you do not have to assume or guess about the scent once it is lit. You can enjoy the scents for up to 26 hours, a perfect piece to have a calm weekend. Also, they have other scents that you should try at home.

Final Thoughts

Buying scented candles might be fun and exciting for you. It will help you to relax, and enjoy me-time, and also it can be a perfect gift for your best friend, parents, or any other colleagues. But, you should consider that a scented candle cannot be lit up one time until it is empty. It is not good for your health. The best way to enjoy the scented candle is to light it up when you need it. For example, when you want to do spa, having a me-time before sleeping, etc. Also, you better know what kind of scents the receiver loves before wrapping it as a gift!

These unique candles hold so much more potential than we give them credit for. Pick one or more that resonates with you for an unforgettable decorative, functional or ambience-related transformation!

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What are the funniest scented candles?

The funniest center candles are those that feature unusual and unique shapes that will invite people to giggle. For example, those candles whose designs are former American president Donald Trump or even Obama.

Moreover, some funniest candles also have hilarious message on the sticker glues on the package. You can give them to your pals or family who have a good taste of humor.

What are the most unique scented candles?

The most unique candles are those with unusual shapes which sometimes make people laugh or even feel uncomfortable.

Some of these scented candles also bear stunning designs. We found some whose shape resemble a bowl of cereals, a piece of birthday cake, and even succulents. Besides, they also, sometimes, feature a fun message wrapped on the package. For this type of candle, you better find one that match the receiver’s personality.

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