- How to make homemade room fresheners: spray bottles
There are an endless number of ingredients that you can mix together to create this easy and effective natural room freshener. The only things that you need are:
- 250 ml spray bottle
- 3/4 cup of water
- 2 table spoons of alcohol/vodka or vanilla extract
- essential oils
Alcohol, vodka or vanilla extract allow the homemade room freshener to dry faster, mixes essential oils with water better. The former two also act as homemade disinfectants. For essential oils, choose any that you find any appealing and feel free to experiment with different scents. Invigorating citrus scents like orange or grapefruit, as well as more gentle options like jasmine or rose are safe options.
- How to make room fresheners: Reed diffusers
Reed diffusers always look very sophisticated, but store-bought varieties can be pricey. Luckily, it’s incredibly easy to make one at home. For this elegant natural room freshener, you just need a few items:
- a vase
- bamboo skewers
- baby oil
- essential oils
- ribbons/stickers/decorations (optional)
The process can’t be simpler. Pour as much essential oils as you want in a vase, then fill the rest with baby oil. Next, just add the bamboo sticks and decorate the vase according to your tastes. Now you have a beautiful homemade air freshener under 5 minutes!
- How to make natural room fresheners: Simmer pots
Simmer pots are amazing options for an at home natural room freshener. Just fill 2/3 of a small stockpot with water and bring it to a boil. Add your ingredients and wait for a few minutes, then turn the heat down to simmer. The scent will last for two days if you top up your water regularly. However, always make sure to switch off you hop overnight.
You can vary the ingredients depending on the time of year: uplifting lemon, peppermint and rosemary can be a great option for summer, while comforting scents of orange and cinnamon will make any house feel cosy in winter.