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7 Different Ways to Make your Home Smell Good

Ever since this summer, I have been looking for ways to make our apartment smell good. You know even after cleaning up the entire house, those lingering smells you still want to get rid of whether from the garbage, from humidity around the home, from airing out shoes....I've got you covered. I'm going to be showing you 6 different things I use and the 7 different ways I use them. Our apartment smells so much better when I use a combination of these and it's incredible, I'm sure you will want to try one or more of these. I will be linking everything mentioned at the end of the post so be sure to read through to the end.


Items Used

Essential oils

Room Sprays

Scented Sachets

Scented Candles

Shoe Fresheners

Baking soda and Vinegar





1. One of the first things I love to do after throwing out garbage and changing out the bags is to put some paper towel in the garbage can itself and add some essential oils before putting on the new change of bag. I specifically love the lemon grass and the sweet orange essential oil. The first time I tried this and opened the garbage to use, it smelled so amazing, I was like "yessssss this is how a home should smell like" haha. Try it and let me know what you think.


2. Another way I like to use essential oils is to add a few drops to the diffuser after adding water in our living room. I like to use a combination of frankincense and grapefruit, lemon and sweet orange, peppermint, and ylang ylang. Not only does this method make our home smell great and feel luxurious, but it's awesome aromatherapy and the humidifying aspect is great as well.


3. Another very awesome method is to add baking soda, vinegar and essential oils to deodorize around the house, whether on your carpet, on your bed, in your kitchen sink, you get a 2 for 1 action ( deodorize + add scent). Can't beat that!



4. Room Sprays - Have you tried using a home spray, specifically one that makes every room in your home smell like a hotel? - Yes this is a whole different experience. I use the 24K magic room spray from the Hotel Collection and I plan on getting other scents as well. After watching dressyourdecor on Instagram decorate with one of these scents, I had to try one as well and it doesn't disappoint. You can shop for one at the end of this post. I like to spray it in our bedrooms after making the bed ( just imagine sneaking under the sheets after a long day into something soft and glorious) ha! Let me know when you try this.