So Fresh, So Clean: How to Make Your House Smell Good in Every Room
It's that time of year again when the sun is finally starting to peak out from the clouds! Finally, flowers are starting to spring, and the outdoors smell fresh and new. Your house, on the other hand, might need some extra attention.
Are you wondering how to make your house smell good? We've got you covered! Below are some ways you can make your house smell good in every room.
A Living Room Perfect for Hanging Out In
Living Rooms are where you'll spend most of your time entertaining guests and hanging out. It's almost like the heart of the home. Here are some ways to make it smell inviting.
We can't make a list of good-smelling things without candles. Let's face it, candles are amazing! They smell great and they look pretty too!
Our candles are all soy and made with all natural ingredients. They also use recyclable and eco-friendly materials. Not only will they smell nice, but you're helping out the environment as well!
Is your couch or rug smelling a little musty? Why not try a fabric spray? Not only will your furniture smell amazing, but it will also help clean them as well!
To make, take a spray bottle and mix water, baking soda, and your choice of essential oils. Then, spray onto your furniture and start breathing in the nice smells.
As kitchens are where you cook your food, it only makes sense that you want it to smell good. Good smells equal good food. Good food equals happy stomachs and happy minds!
Baking Smells Without the Baking
Okay, well this does still involve the oven. But we promise it isn't as hard or time-consuming as making cookies or pies.
To make, put a couple of teaspoons of ground cloves and cinnamon on a baking sheet. Put it in the oven at 200 degrees for 30 minutes. Make sure the door is slightly open.
In no time at all, your kitchen will be smelling if freshly baked cookies! You can also use vanilla as well.
Simply pour two capfuls of vanilla into a coffee mug and bake as instructed above. Or, use a combination of all three to make your kitchen smell like a fresh bakery!
While this may be more popular during the holidays, we don't think it should be the only time to make this!
On the stove, boil water and add your favorite smells like lemon and sliced apple, or cinnamon and clove, or even fresh herbs like rosemary.
Try different combinations depending on what you're in the mood for, there's so many to choose from!
While the bathroom is where your toilet is, it doesn't mean it should smell like one. Here are some ways to make your bathroom smell so clean and fresh!
Eucalyptus: Not Just For Koala Bears
Using eucalyptus in the bathroom is a great way to add some greenery, make the room smell nice, and add some extra pizzazz to your shower time.
Get a few branches of eucalyptus and tie them together with string. Then, hang them on your showerhead behind where the water comes out. The steam from your shower will release all of the oils and leaving a clean, fresh scent.
Eucalyptus has many health benefits as well and is especially useful if you have a cold. The oils can help your sinuses and help with asthma as well.
Use Soap to Find Your Signature Scent
Have that smell you absolutely love to wear? Use it as a soap!
Body wash, shampoo, conditioner and all things bath and shower come in all kinds of scents. Brands have also made their products even more scented.
Try and find brands that use essential oils or natural ingredients in their products. The essential oils will not only make you smell good, but it will also make your bathroom smell good as well.
If you really like a scent, try to find different products with matching scents. This way, when you are using them in the shower, the oils will build up and smell more powerful for longer.
As your bedroom is where you sleep, you definitely want to make sure it smells good! Bring in calming scents like lavender, jasmine, or vanilla to make sure you have a good night's sleep.
Purify Your Air With the Wonder of Plants
Plants not only bring in a little nature inside and give your room some extra color, but they also help to purify the air we breathe!
These plants can remove pollutants like benzene, carbon monoxide, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde from the air.
Pick plants such as English Ivy, Bamboo Palm, Peace Lily, or Spider Plant. All of these are easy to find at your local plant store and don't require too much plant knowledge to take care of them!
Pillows for a Dreamless Sleep
Lavender, the most famous for helping calm anxious minds, is the perfect tool to help you fall easily to sleep. Make these dream pillows to help smell your way to a dreamless sleep!
Simply place fresh or dried lavender in a small drawstring bag. Place the bag in your pillowcase or next to your bed on your nightstand. Inhale the calming scent and float away to sleep.
To make a stronger scent, add a bit of lavender essential oil to the flowers you've put in the bag. You can also place the lavender pillows in your clothing drawers to help keep your clothes smelling amazing as well!
How to Make Your House Smell Good: It's So Simple!
After reading this, you don't need to ask yourself how to make your house smell good. There are so many scent combinations you can choose from, so don't be afraid to experiment with different ones!
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