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Inexpensive DIY Air Fresheners To Make Your Home Smell Sweet

Inexpensive DIY Air Fresheners To Make Your Home Smell Sweet

Why do I need to make my own air freshener?

The market is filled with air fresheners. Choosing one that suits your needs can be tricky and expensive. Many commercial air fresheners contain harsh chemicals and pollutants that can irritate those with allergies, sensory sensitivities or breathing issues such as asthma. They can also be dangerous to pets and small children. Some have even been deemed as fire hazards and pulled from shelves. Then there is the issue of finding the right scent. The scents of commercial air fresheners can be too strong, too weak or have a chemical odor, and most of them are not long lasting.

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In fact, creating an environment that smells inviting, invigorating or calming does not have to be expensive or time consuming. Amy, creator of “Aim to Create“, offers us a solution. With a few simple and fuss free steps from Amy, making our own uniquely designed DIY air freshener is just a breeze!

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Benefits of DIY air fresheners:

  • Environmentally friendly
  • Long lasting
  • Reusable
  • Customizable
  • Cost efficient
  • Safe

These DIY air fresheners will instantly transform any room at your home into an oasis of your choice. The possibilities for personalization are only limited by your creativity. To really maximize the effectiveness of the scents, try pairing essential oils–such as vanilla and lavender. Another great trick is to use essential oils with stronger scents in places with heavier more pungent odors such as the bathroom or near the cat’s litter box.

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FAQs about DIY air fresheners:

Where can I find the Mason Jars with tin lids?
Michael’s for $1.49.

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Why baking soda?
Baking soda absorbs and neutralizes odors.

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Where can I get essential oils?
Tj Maxx, Marshalls and most craft and home good stores such as, Bed, Bath and Beyond sell great essential oils.

How long does the scent last?
The air freshers should be refreshed every 2 weeks or so by simply adding a few drops of oil to the baking soda.

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Published on May 28, 2021

10 Ways to Lace Up Your Shoes Creatively

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Perhaps one of the hardest things a 4-year-old kid can learn is to tie his shoes. On the contrary, for adults like us, it’s the simplest and probably the most boring activity we can think of. I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t want to register for a seminar on how to lace shoes, right!

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4. Display

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