How to make a homemade air freshener

How to make homemade air freshener

Making homemade air freshener is the best way to find the perfect scent for your home, the one that is inevitably associated with you. There is nothing better than a person entering your house and that just by spending a few minutes in it, seeing it and smelling it, they recognize that you live there. Because that means that your house is impregnated with your essence, something that is undoubtedly associated with smells.

Some scents can make a room cozy, in the same way that others can make it an uncomfortable place. Therefore, it is very important to take into account that an air freshener should smell clean and fresh. Because an aroma that is too cloying, too strong or heavy, can turn the best house into an uncomfortable place.

Home air freshener, how is it made?

Making a homemade air freshener is much easier than it may seem, since nature provides elements and ingredients full of scent to flavor any home. You just have to choose your favorite aromas, those that are most associated with you, your tastes and that make you feel comfortable in your own home. Next we will teach you how to prepare your home air freshener with different ingredients, are you ready?

Citrus mikado air freshener

Homemade lemon air freshener

Mikado-type air fresheners are those that carry the liquid perfume in a jar and are dispersed through the air through wooden sticks. Making one at home with citrus aromas is very easy, you only need the following ingredients:

  • A jar of glass
  • The shell of a lemon
  • 3 or 4 cloves spice
  • Essential oil lemon or orange
  • Wooden chopsticks
  • Water
  • Alcohol

Step by step:

  • Peel the lemon ensuring that there is nothing left of the white part.
  • Cut the skin and put it in the glass jar.
  • Also add the nails of spice.
  • Now add a tablespoon of alcohol.
  • Cover the rest of the jar with water.
  • Finally, add about 10 drops of oil lemon essential.
  • Close the bottle and mix well, let the ingredients marinate for 24 hours.
  • And voila, you can remove the lid, place the wooden sticks and let your home acquire that special clean smell.

Air freshener for fabrics

How to make homemade air freshener

There is nothing more comforting than getting into bed with clean smelling sheets. To achieve a long-lasting scent, which you can also use on curtains, your sofas and all the clothes in your home, you can use this home air freshener. These are the ingredients you will need:

  • 2 lime
  • 3 oranges
  • mint leaves
  • romero fresh
  • 50 ml alcohol
  • A bottle with atomizer

Step by step:

  • First you have to peel the oranges and lemons, being careful not to take anything from the white part.
  • Chop and place the skins in a mortar, add some mint leaves and fresh rosemary.
  • Start pounding until the ingredients release their oils natural.
  • Add a little water to get all the juice.
  • Then pour the mortar mixture into the bottle with atomizer.
  • Add the alcohol and water to cover the bottle.
  • Mix well and let the ingredients marinate for 24 hours.
  • After that time, you can now spray your sheets and all the clothes in your home with this rich and natural home air freshener.

You can aromatize your home with an infinity of home air fresheners, totally natural, ecological and suitable for any house where children and pets live. In your kitchen you can place some lemons, in which you will have to stick some spice cloves and you will have a spectacular natural air freshener. You can also use it in the fridge.

Cinnamon is perfect for the fall and winter months. Prepare an aromatic centerpiece in a simple and very attractive way. You just have to cover a low, thick candle with cinnamon sticks. Use a piece of esparto rope to hold the cinnamon in branch well fixed to the wood. Place the cinnamon candle on a tray and add natural potpourri to decorate.

These air fresheners are perfect for any room. And you, Do you have a recipe to prepare homemade air freshener?

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