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If you love using essential oils to naturally freshen and deodorize your home but don’t want to purchase a diffuser then keep reading because I am going to share with an awesome list of 9 simple DIY way to freshen your home naturally with essential oils.
These are guaranteed to keep your home smelling amazing!
HOW TO USE ESSENTIAL OILS WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE A DIFFUSER
I absolutely love the smell of a well-scented home. That first whiff when you walk through the door of a house that just makes you want to stop and inhale deeply.
However, most of the store-bought air freshener products we buy are full of harmful chemicals. These chemicals can do everything from polluting the air in your home to damaging your respiratory system.
Scary isn’t it?!
After my daughter had an allergic reaction to an air freshener I was using, I gave up using all of my commercial air fresheners and started researching ways to scent my home naturally…then I found out about essential oils. Essential oils are a safe and effective alternative to commercial air fresheners.
ESSENTIAL OILS TO SCENT YOUR HOME
Essential oils are all natural and can have a therapeutic effect when used correctly but unfortunately, they do not have the lasting power of commercial air fresheners. In order to keep your home smelling amazing naturally, you will have to do one of the following:
- Use a diffuser – you can run a diffuser with your favorite essential oils or blends
- Use some of the ideas below and no diffuser is needed
HOW TO SCENT YOUR HOME NATURALLY
Try any of the DIY air fresheners below, or even a combination of them to keep your home smelling amazing all year round!
Water Bead Diffuser – Combine water beads and about 30-40 drops of your favorite essential oils in a decorative vase and you have a super effective and simple diffuser.
Toilet Paper Diffuser – Freshen up your bathroom by putting a few of your favorite essential oils or oil blend drops inside the toilet paper roll. Every time the paper is pulled, the scent will release! GENIUS!
Air Filter Diffuser – An excellent way to naturally scent your entire home is to place a few drops of the essential oils onto your air filters, when the air for heat is running, the essential oils will be disbursed throughout the home.
Reed Diffuser – Reed diffusers make for beautiful home decor and are an excellent way of keeping your room smelling amazing! Click here for a tutorial!
DIY Natural Gel Fresheners – These are so easy to make, my daughter and I make these and give as gifts! You can find the complete tutorial here!
Tree Branch Diffuser – This one is for the rustic natural folks out there! Collect twigs from your yard, fill your container with warm tap water and 30-40 drops of your favorite essential oils. That’s it! You now have a natural branch diffuser.
Cotton Ball Diffuser Bowl – Last minute visitors coming over and need to freshen your home fast? Grab a decorative dish, place between 6-10 cotton balls into the dish and drop 20-30 drops of essential oil onto the cotton balls for the easiest, quickest diffuser ever!
Easy DIY Rice Diffuser – This is another way to freshen your home quickly! Place a half cup to 1 cup of uncooked rice in a decorative bowl, add about 20-30 drops of essential oils to the bowl and stir around. Instant room freshener with a Feng Sui feel!
Baking Soda Diffuser Jar – This super simple basking soda diffuser can be made with just baking soda and about 30-40 drops of your favorite essential oils!
There you have it, nine ways to refresh your home with essential oils and NO diffuser!
Looking for even more ways to freshen your home naturally, click here!
Do you have any other ways you scent your home naturally? Let us know in the comments below!