Fill your home with clean aromas – but do so in a way that includes all natural elements. With these “recipes” below, you’ll be able to nix the bad smells and say hello to fresh scents all over the house. These 16 DIY air freshners will surely breathe new life into your space and are so easy to mix up and enjoy within an afternoon.
1. Lavender & Lemon Candles
Candles are one way to freshen up the space. At Brit + Co you’ll be able to dive into this easy tutorial and inject some summertime scents into the kitchen, living space, or even in some of the bathrooms. Lavender and lemon are perfect for springtime too!
2. Natural Room Spritz
Design*Sponge will show us how to create a natural room spritz for the home. With a quick spray or two you can freshen any space of the house. And this winter wondeland scent is a favorite.
Making Lemonade whipped up some gel air freshners that were natural odoro eaters. So not only do they give off some fresh scents but they eat up the bad ones too. And they’re so easy to make – with some water, gelatin mix, and essential oils!
Who knew rice could work too? This one is quick and easy with a bit of lavender and mint. Of Life + Lisa will walk you through the easy process which includes lots of shaking and dropping drips of essential oils.
5. Plug-In Refill
Do you get those wall plug-ins from Bath & Body works? Yeah, we do too. And sometimes we wish they lasted just a little bit longer. Well, Mom 4 Real will show you how you can reuse and refill!
6. Hanging Ones
There are hanging air freshners around too. These work well for closets especially. And if you visit Completely Delicious, you’ll learn how to make some cinnamon-infused ones to add some spice to the nooks and crannies of the house. They can also hang on the tree!
7. Reed Diffuser
Sugar + Cloth will walk you through how to whip up a reed diffuser for you home. This particular design is perfect for bedrooms and will fill up the space with a light aroma really nicely. And what’s so great about this projet is it will take you a mere 5-minutes to complete.
Mon 4 Real did made this one too. Sometimes you just want something that will hang around the house and adorb up the bad smells. Place this one near trash cans and the like.
9. Pet Combats
DIY Passion made some at-home air freshners too. But these had a specific goal in mind; combating the pet odors. If you have a dog or cat -or maybe both – in the house, you’ll need this recipe.
10. Car Pals
Check out these car air freshner pals! How cute are these? And they’ll fill up yor car with the most refreshing of scents. Grab the tutorial at Darice.
11. Simple Spray
Here’s another simple air freshner spray that you may want in your repertoire. Don’t Mess with Mama will walk you through the easy steps – which will include picking out for favorite essential oils to add into the mixture.
12. Fall Gelatin
There was a simple gel recipe above but this one infuses some fall scents as well. Bitz & Giggles will have you igniting the autumn flavor into your home – maybe even a bit earlier than the season calls for (which we have no qualms with).
13. Vanilla Spritz
Spray a bit of vanilla around the room with guidance from Make Your Own Zone. Vanilla is a wonderful scent to use year round – in every room of the house – from the linen closet to the bathrooms.
14. Water Beads
Living La Vida Holoka created a water bead air freshner that we’re swooning for! These are really nice in guest areas – particularly the bathrooms – and provide a spa-like vibe. Start with water beads and your choice of essential oils.
15. Lavender Linen Spray
Yes, you can whip up a spray that works for just your linens. Just give them a nice spritz after being freshly laundered – and the scent will fill up all of the space. Check it out at One Good Thing by Jillee.
16. Floral Potpourri
Free People will take you on a ride and show you how to create some potpourri. Which, if you know what potpourri is, you know it’s just a bout of dried flowers. And it smells so deliciously sweet and … sometimes even a bit spicy.