The Best Home Scents To Lift Your Mood
By simply adding a scented candle, diffuser, potpourri, or any form of home fragrance to a room, you can trigger feelings of joy, relaxation, focus, or calm.
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Think about the smell of freshly baked cookies, a cup of brewed coffee, or fresh flowers -- each has its own distinct aroma that can trigger feelings of comfort, pleasure, and fond memories. Scent can instantly lift anyone’s mood, and it’s an essential part of creating spaces--at home, at work, or even while traveling--that help you feel relaxed and at home. 
Incorporating home fragrance into spaces may seem like a subtle art, but it’s really just about finding the home scents that work best for you. Of course, you have tons of options to choose from, and that can be overwhelming when you’re first starting to explore home fragrance. So we’ve identified the top fragrance picks to instantly make any room feel more special and welcoming. 
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7 Best Home Scents for an Instant Mood Lift

Whether you’re looking for the best scent for yourself or want to find the perfect  Italian gift for a friend, you’ll find that these scents are guaranteed to brighten up a room -- and the people in it.
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Acqua Di Bolgheri La Magnolia Home Diffuser
 
La Magnolia Home Diffuser
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The La Magnolia fragrance from Acqua Di Bolgheri will fill every room of your home with the air of spring in Tuscany. Like the magnolia flower, this fragrance is fragile but powerful. Its essence of magnolia is accented with a touch of roses and violets, with hints of peach that melt into a balance of sweet notes for an elegant perfume. 
Acqua Di Bolgheri La Magnolia’s main notes include bergamot, orange, and peach, along with the florals and an undercurrent of musk and sweet woods. It’s romantic, feminine, and perfect for summer.
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Acqua dell’Elba Mare Fabric Refreshing Spray
 
Acqua dell'Elba Mare Fabric Refreshing Spray
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If you want to escape to an island paradise, let Acqua dell’Elba’s Mare Fabric Refreshing Spray transport you, with a spritz on all your fabrics and linens that will leave them as fresh and sparkling as an ocean breeze.
Mare, pronounced as “MAR-ay,” dances with notes of lemon and rosemary. It is a fresh harmony of sea-lily, marine algae, marine citrus, and the wood of Mediterranean shrubs, capturing the essence of fresh ocean air and evoking the feeling of a relaxing vacation by the sea.
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Lorenzo Villoresi Teint de Neige Scented Stones
 
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A modern take on the classic potpourri, Lorenzo Villoresi’s Teint de Neige Scented Stones exudes the unmistakable scent of soft and gentle yet persistent perfumed powders. Characterized by floral notes of ylang-ylang, heliotrope, jasmine, and rose, these scented stones can help calm nerves and soothe anxiety. These floral scents also add a romantic touch and amplify the natural beauty of the luminous Carrara marble stones.
Additional notes of musk and tonka bean make Teint de Neige the perfect companion for relaxation as it brings a sense of calm to any area. Place the stones in the bedroom, powder room, guest room, or gathering space to diffuse the air with its ethereal, seductive aroma.
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Ortigia Sicilia Fico D’India Drawer Sachets
 
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The Ortigia Sicilia Fico D’India Drawer Sachets are ideal for refreshing drawers and cupboards at home, in the car, or in the luggage during summer vacation. These paper sachets contain natural mineral grains perfumed with cedar oil, which is known to enhance concentration, relax the body, and encourage quality sleep. 
The cedar oil, combined with cactus juice and exotic fig, makes Fico D’India a subtle fragrance with a zesty and dynamic scent and a hint of fresh forest air.
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Carthusia Via Camerelle Candle
 
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To capture the scents of the island of Capri, Carthusia’s Via Camerelle Candle fuses the bright top notes of lemon, bergamot, and bitter orange, the warm, herbaceous aroma of marjoram, and the dark, sensual properties of sea moss and cedarwood. All these create a fragrance that celebrates one’s love of the sea, flowers, and life. 
Presented in a sandblasted glass holder engraved with the Carthusia emblem, the Via Camerelle will bring a warm island glow to every corner of your home. Its scent is like a stroll through a blooming lemon grove, kissed by a sea breeze--and with a burn time of 20 hours, it’s an excellent value. 
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Farmacia SS. Annunziata 1561 Arte Del Cambio Home Fragrance Spray
 
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The Arte Del Cambio Home Fragrance Spray by Farmacia Annunziata 1561 is described as sparkling and unforgettable. With top notes of lime, tangerine, and bergamot, this fragrance is inspiring and energetic, yet with all the natural soothing and purifying benefits of fresh citrus, florals, and herbs. 
The combination of mandarin orange and basil awakens the desire for great ideas and adventure, while the base notes of thyme, vetiver, and patchouli provide emotional grounding and balancing effects. The Arte Del Cambio is perfect for the kitchen, bathroom, entrance, and day or night areas.
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Lorenzo Villoresi Kamasurabhi Room Essence
 
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Lorenzo Villoresi’s Kamasurabhi Room Essence is made from delicate and colorful Indian flowers embraced by exotic woods, creating a seductive and mysterious fragrance. Notes of leather and amber make for a luxurious and subversive effect, evoking both sophistication and rebellion. 
The scent also evokes the nuance of musk, adding a subtle touch of sensuality and warmth. Kamasurabhi can be used with essence-diffusers or lamp rings or to revive potpourri and scented crystals or stones.
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Take a Deep Dive Into the Power of Scent

Your home is your haven, the place where you unwind and recharge, and where all the elements speak to who you are and what you love. So it’s essential to find the right balance of scents that complement your tastes and trigger your happiest emotions. That sweet balance can only be found if you explore the various home fragrances out there. Candles and diffusers are always wonderful, but there are also simple sprays, scented stones, potpourris, wooden beads, and other creative tools for infusing scent in the air, your linens, your closets, drawers, even your car. Don’t be afraid to play around (you can start with those listed here) and discover what works best for you!
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If you plan to explore different scents that can lift your mood, you can choose among a wide selection of fragrances from Mozzafiato, the premier retailer of Italian beauty and homestyle brands in the U.S.