I know that Christmas is still far from here but sometimes we wanna feel that spirit earlier, if you ask me – I’d say every day! How to do that? Use some means like scented candles, potpourri, cloves and room sprays – all of them can be easily DIYed, here are the tutorials.
If you could bottle up the Christmas season, it would look just like this DIY gift idea – all natural essential oil holiday room spray. There are 4 varieties plus free printable bottle labels to make your unique and smelly-good gift really something special! You can’t go wrong with any of these blends for your DIY gift spray. Pick one and order the oils for that, or go all out and experiment with all of the blends! Considering you can get a whole ton of drops out of these little bottles, this can really be a cost effective gift you can make in bulk.
Who doesn’t love the aroma of fresh pine during the holidays? Spray this mist on your Christmas tree, bed sheets, guest towels, and more. Spray your rugs before vacuuming or spritz a little on your just washed linens before drying. Embellish your linen mist bottle with just a few more steps and enjoy!
If I was to ask you what Christmas smelt like, what would you say? I’d say Christmas smells like pine needles, spiced cookies and wine, heaters warming up, candles! Make this sweet orange, cinnamon, and silver fir room spray for your space to make your home smell like Christmas.
There’s something about the clean, yet still festive scent of winter balsam trees, and if you love it, make candles with such essential oils. The candle’s scent is mostly pine needle with orange added for sweetness and a winter forest blend to give depth and complexity. When picking out your essential oils, make sure to use pure essential oils and not essential oils in a carrier oil. They’re a bit more expensive, but the scent is much more potent and just all around a better quality.
The really great thing about these DIY holiday candles is that each layer is not only a different color, but also a different holiday scent. So as the candles burn, the delicious scent of peppermint, or balsam or frankincense wafts through the air. Make them, give them as amazing colorful gifts or just enjoy yourself!
Here’s one more recipe of scented Christmas candles. You can make these DIY Christmas Candles in a variety of sizes, such as glass votive candle holders or mason jars. You can even use cleaned out glass jars from your recycling bin for this project! Once you light one, the Christmas cheer will spread with the smell of fresh pine and frankincense!
Make a traditional clover of oranges and whole cloves – it will smell like heaven for sure, and is all-natural. Make any patterns and looks with cloves to create a unique design with each clover and hang them everywhere you want. Enjoy!
Christmas is a celebration of all the senses. Think about it: the pretty colours, the soft sweaters, the food and drinks, the Christmas carols and the smell! Nothing triggers our emotional brain as much as smell. For the special smell in your home you could either bake cookies, light some candles or make the following DIY project. This is a fun clover of a lemon and whole cloves that make up a star pattern. Get inspired!
How to fill your space with adorable winter smells? One way you can bring up that aroma this time of year is to slowly simmer dry whole spices, like cinnamon sticks. This mix includes whole nutmeg berries, cloves, rosemary, pine needles – add more elements you like and simmer them in a pot to enjoy the Christmas or winter spirit.
This homemade simmering holiday stove top potpourri leaves your home smelling amazing and feeling cozy! This is a mixture of warm spices with fresh fruit and rosemary. I just love simmering this easy potpourri on the stove all day. The air in the house is perfumed with scents of the holidays and it will make you feel all warm and cozy inside.
This amazing potpourri mix fills the house with the best scents of the season and really gets me into the holiday spirit. It’s perfect to have simmering on the stove when hosting a holiday party, having friends or family over, or just settling in for a cozy holiday movie night on the couch!
Use this easy recipe for homemade stove top potpourri to make your whole house smell like Christmas all year long! It includes apples, oranges, cloves and cinnamon sticks. Read how to make it in the source.
These wax fire starters are very similar to a candle, but have combustible items such as dried leaves and pine cones to help get the fire going. Add in some aromatic whole spices and herbs that will fill the house with a lovely smell as the fire burns.