Everyone likes coming to a home that smells nice, it is what makes a house a home no matter what season.
A nice scent also boosts our mood and makes us feel calm. One way to do that is through the use of scented candles. There is a variety of scents you can choose from and they are a quick fix to your house smelling amazing.
If you want a natural, longer-lasting solution and want your house to smell nice and relaxing, then you have found the right place! Below, I have listed a few natural tips to guarantee your house smelling great. If you have any tips that you would like to share, feel free to share as well!
11 Creative DIY Scents That Will Make Your Home Smell Fantastic
DIY Essential OIl Febreeze Spritz
Ever wonder what’s really in a bottle of febreeze? Yeah, probably not the best ingredients for your health. A better alternative is to just make your own!
This simple DIY Natural spritz uses Lemon Essential oil, Peppermint Essential oil, Witch Hazel and water – super simple right?
Check out onecrazymom for the complete recipe and tutorial.
Sea Salt and Citrus Scent
This is a heavenly scent for someone who loves citrus and spiced herbs. It is a great springtime smell and is a mix of salt, basil, fruit, and cloves.
This also helps in killing off all the other odors in your home and keeps it smelling fresh and clean.
Check out for the The Krazy Coupon Lady complete recipe and tutorial.
Fall Pumpkin Pie Spice Scent
Who doesn’t love that warm, cozy, fall time pumpkin pie scent? This is the perfect recipe to have your home smelling “fall-y” in a matter of minutes. And it’s all-natural and safe.
Check out jessicaautumn for the complete recipe and tutorial.
Apple Cinnamon and Citrus Scent
A scent of Fall you can use in your house all year long. I absolutely love the season of Fall and I have used this trick quite s few times myself. Trust me, it won’t disappoint at all.
Check out DIY and Mag for the complete recipe and tutorial.
“Williams-Sonoma” Classic Scent
Check out hip2save for the complete recipe and tutorial.
A Coffee Vanilla Scent Hack
Calling out to all the coffee and vanilla lovers! This scent smells like creamy french vanilla and coffee.
Simply place a vanilla-scented tea light candle in a small dish full of coffee beans and soon you’ll be enjoying the warm delicious scent all throughout your home. Once you use this trick, you will keep going back to it.
Yes, it is that good.
Lavender Citurs Air Freshner
This is a wonderfully simple recipe to freshen any space. It’s great for bathrooms and closets!
Check out todayscreativelife for the complete recipe and tutorial.
Make it Christmas All Year Long
Who doesn’t love Christmas right? If it was up to me, Christmas would last all year. This is a great tip by Half Baked Harvest and will make your house smell of apple cider goodness.
Check out Half Baked Harvest for the complete recipe and tutorial.
Spring Scents for Your Home
This scent includes rosemary, lemon, and vanilla. If you like the scent of freshly done laundry or freshly done spring cleaning then you’ll love this recipe.
Check out One More Moore for the complete recipe and tutorial.
Cranberry and Orange
Another Christmas favorite! The scent from this will keep your home smelling amazing for ages. If you like a citrusy smell, then this will start being your go-to smell. It includes Christmas tree branches, cinnamon sticks, cloves, rosemary, oranges, lemons, cranberries, and apple cider.
Check out First Home Love Life for the complete recipe and tutorial.
How to Make Your Home Smell Good Naturally
The Health Minded compiled a list of useful lifestyle related tips that impact hoe your home smells.
Like for example, did you know that Himalayan salt has numerous health benefits? Using a Himalayan salt lamp can purify the air in your house and keep things fresh.
Other tips include:
- Open the windows to allow for fresh air circulation
- Don’t smoke inside
- Check for odorless gases such as carbon monxide
- Keep toxins out of your home
- Decorate with natural things like plants and essential oils
- Keep your filters replaced and clean
- Run the fans in you rooms to keep the air fresh
- Invest in an air purifier
Check out The Health-Minded for more tips on keeping the air in your home fresh and smelling amazing.
Bonus Tips and Hacks!
12 Ways To Get Rid Of Lingering Food Smells
This infographic is a great way to get rid of the different types of food odors. What is so great about it is that it shows what you have to do every step of the way while cooking. With these tips, you don’t have to worry about smells lingering in your house at all!
These DIY scent recipes are perfect for making your house smell like any holiday or season that you want!
They can even be used to get rid of any lingering odors around the house. Once you try these, you will never use any other method to make your house smell nice.
So, what are you waiting for? Go on and try, and let us know any DIY scents you create for your home in the comments below, we’d love to hear it!