DIY room spray

If you’re not a big fan of using Febreeze or other store bought room fresheners then this DIY project is for you!

You can make your own room spray to freshen up the house and keep it smelling good.

The cool thing about this DIY is that it puts empty perfume bottles to work and saves you from throwing them away! All you need is an old perfume bottle and some basic ingredients!

The vodka or alcohol in the recipe helps the essential oils and water to mix more thoroughly, and helps the homemade air freshener to dry faster.

DIY Air Freshener Spray Formula:

  • 3/4 cup water (you can use either tap water or distilled water)
  • 2 tablespoons vodka, rubbing alcohol, or real vanilla extract
  • One of the essential oil combinations below

Combine in an 8oz (25cl) spray bottle, shake well, and spray as needed.

Now, you can add different combinations of essential oils and have different scents in your home with your air freshner sprays:

1. CITRUS MINT

  • 10 drops wild orange essential oil
  • 8 drops peppermint essential oil

2. SWEET LAVENDER

  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops chamomile essential oil
  • Use 2 tablespoons real vanilla extract in place of the 2 tablespoons of vodka.

3. SUMMER CITRUS

  • 5 drops wild orange essential oil
  • 5 drops lemon essential oil
  • 5 drops lime essential oil
  • 5 drops grapefruit essential oil

4. COZY HOLIDAY

  • 6 drops wild orange essential oil
  • 5 drops cassia essential oil
  • 5 drops clove essential oil

5. FLOWER GARDEN

  • 8 drops lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops geranium essential oil
  • 4 drops grapefruit essential oil

6. HAPPY HOMESTEAD

  • 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops lemon essential oil
  • 5 drops rosemary essential oil

7. DEODORIZING

  • 4 drops melaleuca essential oil (aka tea tree oil)
  • 8 drops lemon essential oil
  • 6 drops eucalyptus essential oil

8. SPICY CHAI AIR

  • 4 drops cardamom essential oil
  • 3 drops cassia essential oil
  • 3 drops clove essential oil
  • 2 drops ginger essential oil

9. WOODSY

  • 7 drops white fir essential oil
  • 6 drops cedar wood essential oil
  • 5 drops frankincense essential oil

10. GET FOCUSED

(Ideal for when you’re sitting at your desk and need to concentrate)

  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 8 drops rosemary essential oil

So, please tell us: which is your favourite?

 

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