Get your nose stuck in a book.

Here you'll find premium scented soy candles for people who love books. Each scent is thoughtfully designed to evoke scenes, characters, places and themes from your favourite stories.


Build a Pack of Tins

Build a custom box of four tins with your choice of available scents. The tins arrive in a cute little brown box (ready to gift), PLUS you save $10! 

Start building

Founded by two sisters in Ontario, Canada

Hi! We're Michelle (left) and Jackie (right). We started Onset & Rime during the summer of 2020 and never looked back.

Our Story

How to choose a scent that's right for you

Since you can't smell our candles through the internet (maybe one day?), we've created a guide to help you shop for your perfect match.

Find the one
  • ★★★★★

    This is an amazing candle! I love it so much... I will definitely be purchasing from this shop again & I can't recommend it enough!

    - Emily

  • ★★★★★

    I bought this as a present, and now I am going to be getting one for myself. It smelt incredible and the owners were so kind. I will absolutely be buying again.

    - Stephanie

  • ★★★★★

    Candle smells so good! I bought four different scents for gifts but I really want to keep them for myself. Guess I need to buy more for me!

    - Sarah

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