5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

by deborah on December 14, 2016 · 8 comments

in DIY, Essential oils, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green

5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

Chemical air fresheners are the absolute worst thing you can include in your house.

Not only are they unnatural, but they’re also off-putting for a lot of people.

But they seem to be the mainstream choice for making a house smell better.

Thankfully, there are lesser known, natural alternatives you can use if you’re trying to spruce

up the place or make it more attractive for a buyer if you are in a hurry for a .

 

“A lot of the fragrances and scents

you find in the store are made of

toxic chemicals and unknown

substances, so it’s better to go

organic and natural.” 

 

 

Here are five ways to make your house smell better with natural substances:

Make Herbal Incense

5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

If you’re trying to make your house smell pleasant or homely, there’s no better way than

a homemade herbal incense.

is an artform that requires a little patience.

You can use gums, resins, different woods, or anything else that’s natural and smells amazing.

Vanilla

5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

This is a .

Just grab a few caps of vanilla extract and pour it into a coffee cup (make sure the cup is over-proof).

Place the cup in the oven and heat it up to 300 degrees for a whole hour.

The smell should slowly spread through the house and settle there for a few hours.

 

Make Oil Reed Diffusers

5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

If you think , turns out you’re right.

Look for cheap jars with small openings that can fit a cork.

Create a small hole in the cork and place the reed sticks in.

You can mix any combination of essential oils to create the fragrance you like.

Sweet almond and safflower oil usually go well together.

Olive Oil Candles

5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

Making is another easy way to make your house smell pleasant.

Salted paper works best for the wick, make tallow or cooking grease, pour the grease

into the jar, and wait for it to settle with the wick inside.

That’s it.

Natural Room Scents

5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

Finally, the best way to make your house smell natural is to use natural fruits and herbs.

Simply leave these in a jar and you have a cost-effective way to make the whole house

smell pleasant.

Try cloves, nutmeg, ginger, lemons, limes, rosemary or even mint.

The trick is to use something that spreads the smell far and wide.

5 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

Making your house smell better is crucial.

Not only does it but it could also .

Unfortunately, a lot of the fragrances and scents you find in the store are made of toxic

chemicals and unknown substances.

It’s best to go organic and natural wherever you can help it.

Try any one of the tricks on this list to find a natural scent that suits you.

 

What are your favorite ways to add scents your home, naturally?

What are your favorite scents?

Share your thoughts and comments with us.