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10 More Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Written by Grace & Silas
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Few things are better than walking into your house and having it smell amazing.  The pleasant scents can evoke an emotional reaction and improve our sense of well-being. And because so many of you loved my first post on the topic, I thought I’d find even more.

So here they are, more great ideas to freshen up your home’s smell, collected from all over the Internet. These are all seriously easy too.  So check them out and let me know what you think.

Lilac Scented Room Spray

Found from At The Picket Fence

Make a fragrant lilac spray by filling a spray bottle with 50/50 mix of water and vodka + lilac oil. Give it a shake and in a minute, you’ll have the heavenly scent of lilac in your room.

DIY Freshener

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

If you prefer the clean, fresh smell of citrus, then this one is for you!  It combines the three citrus powerhouses: orange, lemon, and lime. Fill an empty half fruit with sea salt and you’ll have a citrus air freshener.

Lemon and Rosemary Natural Room Scent

Found from House of Hawthornes

For a fresh and natural home smell, take this lemon and rosemary mix.  Combine the ingredients together with water on the stove top, bring to a boil and then down to a simmer for a house bursting with crisp smells of freshness.

Dried Herb Incense

Found from The Kitchen

If you think that dried herbs are just for cooking… think again!  These impressive aromatics will have your home smelling great in a jiffy!

Orange Peel Candle

Found from Apartment Therapy

Instead of throwing out those empty orange peels, upcycle them into scented candles so you can have a citrusy smell in your home. Pretty genius and easy, right?

Wax Potpourri Sachets

Found from Shop Terrain

Whether it’s dried petals from peonies, roses, or lavender, these aromatic wax sachets are perfect for your dresser drawers to keep those linens smelling fresh.

Palo Santo Sticks

Found from Cupofjo

I love this idea because it reminds me of nights spent outdoors around a crackling bonfire!  These will totally make your home smell natural and woodsy!

Coffee Scented Candles

Found from The Lovely Drawer

If you love having the aroma of coffee throughout your house, this coffee scented candle is probably for you.  It’s super simple and you can personalize the smell by using arabica or robusta beans.

Reed Diffuser

Found from Sugar and Cloth

These cute reed diffusers are amazing for giving your home a fresh scent over a long period of time.  You’ll be surprised to know how cheap and easy it is to do on your own.

Eucalyptus and Herb Bundle

Found from Apartment Therapy

Create your own personal bathroom spa by hanging an eucalyptus, lavender, and rosemary bouquet from the shower head. Enjoy the scent and soothing it brings every time you take a hot shower!


Who says you need lots of time and money to make your home smell amazing?  There’s actually a lot of super easy and inexpensive ways to deodorize your place. Thanks to these awesome bloggers who really know genius ideas that can be totally done in a minute. So try these super easy hacks and enjoy your amazing home smell.

Now if you have any questions, just let me know in the comments. I’d love to hear about them!

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Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes to build a independent income source. Then, 4 month after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time. And in the past two years, they’ve been able to help others out in their own blogging journey to go after their passions as well. Read more.

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