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Who makes red shed wax melts?

Who makes red shed wax melts?

Wax melts are a popular home fragrance product used in wax warmers to scent and freshen indoor spaces. They come in a wide variety of scents and styles, including the classic red shed tin. Red shed wax melts have a nostalgic, rustic vibe that makes them a customer favorite. But with so many wax melt brands on the market, it can be hard to keep track of who makes which products. This article will take a closer look at some of the top manufacturers of red shed wax melts and provide an overview of some of their most popular red shed scents and styles.

Major Red Shed Wax Melt Brands

There are a handful of major manufacturers that produce red shed wax melts. Some of the top brands include:


One of the most well-known brands in the wax melting world, Scentsy offers a red shed tin called “Farmhouse Cider.” It features notes of apple, cinnamon, clove, and vanilla. Scentsy uses safer, wickless warmers and offers wax formulated to be safe even with pets and kids around.

Yankee Candle

The iconic candle brand also makes wax melts, including a popular red shed tin scent called “Farmstand Apple.” It mixes apple and berry scents with background notes of clove and cinnamon. Their wax melts are designed specifically for use in electric wax warmers.


Walmart’s Mainstays brand has a line of wax melts that includes country-themed red shed tins. Scents like “Campfire Treats” and “Apple Orchard” feature nostalgic fruit, spice, and smoky profiles. As a budget brand, these melts cost less than big name competitors.

Candle Warmers Etc.

This brand is one of the OGs in the wax warming industry. Their red shed collection includes scents like “Country Kitchen” (apples, cinnamon, and maple syrup) and “Country Garden” (floral and herbal notes). The soy wax melts are designed for even melting and strong scent throw.

Noteworthy Red Shed Fragrances

Within those major brands, there are some specific red shed fragrances that stand out as top sellers and customer favorites:

Scentsy’s “Farmhouse Cider”

With sweet apple blended with cozy cinnamon and cloves, this scent is a best-seller for Scentsy. It’s available year-round and evokes crisp fall days.

Yankee Candle’s “Farmstand Apple”

This creamy apple aroma mixed with fall spices like clove and cinnamon is a classic Yankee fragrance. It’s a nostalgic scent that fills a room with memories of apple orchards and farm stands.

Walmart’s “Campfire Treats”

Evoking cool autumn nights in the country, this scent mixes smoky, woodsy notes with sweet toasted marshmallow. It’s a best-seller in Walmart’s red shed collection.

Candle Warmers Etc’s “Country Kitchen”

Warm and cozy, this scent features a mouthwatering blend of cinnamon, maple, and apples. It’s designed to fill your space with memories of grandma’s country kitchen.

Comparing Top Red Shed Fragrances

To see how the most popular red shed wax melt fragrances stack up, here is a table comparing notes and descriptions:

Scent Name Brand Notes Scent Description
Farmhouse Cider Scentsy Apple, cinnamon, clove, vanilla A sweet cider blend with apple and fall spices
Farmstand Apple Yankee Candle Apple, clove, cinnamon A juicy apple aroma with subtle spices
Campfire Treats Walmart (Mainstays) Smoke, marshmallow A smoky, woodsy scent with sweet toasted notes
Country Kitchen Candle Warmers Etc. Cinnamon, apple, maple A mouthwatering cinnamon apple bakery scent

Comparing Red Shed Tin Styles

In addition to the fragrances inside, the iconic red shed tins themselves also vary a bit between brands. Here is an overview of some key tin design differences:

Brand Tin Lid Style Size & Shape Made Of
Scentsy Slide lid top Rectangular, approx. 2.5 x 3 inches Painted metal tin
Yankee Candle Flip-top lid Square, approx. 2.2 x 2.2 inches Metal tin with plastic lid
Walmart (Mainstays) Screw top lid Rectangular, approx 2.5 x 4 inches Coated cardboard tin
Candle Warmers Etc. Lift-off slip lid Square, approx 2 x 2 inches Coated cardboard tin

The lids allow for different ease of opening, while materials range from long-lasting painted metal to more economical coated cardboard. Sizes also vary, with Scentsy and Walmart on the larger side. Smaller tins from Candle Warmers Etc. and Yankee Candle allow combining multiple scents.

Choosing the Right Red Shed Wax Melt

With all these options, how do you choose the perfect red shed wax melt? Here are a few factors to consider:


This is largely personal preference. Browse scent descriptions and choose melts with notes you find pleasant and appealing. Popular red shed options include apple cinnamon bakery, smoky campfire, and nostalgic fruit and spice mixes.

Brand Reputation & Reviews

Research brands and read reviews to learn about quality, scent throw, and overall satisfaction from past customers. Well-known brands like Scentsy and Yankee Candle have many loyal followers.

Wax Melt Format

Make sure to choose melts that work with the style of warmer you own. Most red shed melts are for electric, plug-in warmers rather than candle or lamp warmers.


Red shed melts range from $3-6 per tin, with options at all price points. Consider your budget but note the pricier melts usually offer stronger scent throw and more complex fragrances.


Look at melts with more wax for best value, usually 6-8 cubes per tin. Mini melts may be better for sampling scents.


Red shed wax melts evoke cozy nostalgia and pair perfectly with chilly autumn nights. Top brands like Scentsy, Yankee Candle, Walmart, and Candle Warmers Etc. offer great options at various prices. Classic apple cinnamon scents remain fan-favorites year after year. But melts in smoky, sweet, herbal, and spicy profiles also allow you to explore new, inviting country aromas. With quality melts from reputable brands that work with your wax warmer, you can infuse any space with the scent of crisp fall days in the country.