7 simple ideas for a pleasant smell in your home

January 11, 2017

These tips will give you a sense of comfort that you will feel immediately at the door.

How to make house smell nice

We all know that unpleasant odors don’t need to hide, and eliminate the cause. But the smell of the house, which is no longer a forgotten garbage, dirty dishes, rotting vegetables or wet shoes in the hallway? That’s right, he smells “like something”.

Now is the time to create smells that will you. How to create in the house a pleasant smell, we will now describe.

Fastest way

Place on low heat a saucepan with water and lemon or grapefruit. Add your favorite herbs — mint, lavender or rose flowers. Do not close the lid. The house will be filled with a soft pleasant aroma. This method is suitable when you want to set the mood for a party or just for yourself, beloved. You cooked the food, of course, you first need to ventilate to remove odors.

Put aromatic candles

Wax scented candles can give off a smell, even if they are not light. Put the candle printed on the shelf in the closet with clothes or underwear drawer. The fabric absorbs the flavors and you’re every time pulling underwear will feel a wave of pleasant odor. And your bed linen will also preserve him.

The idea for the bathroom and not only

And what to do if you are found selling candles with your favorite scent? You can purchase scented oils and apply them on cotton, and better cotton ball. A small bowl or ramekin with scented cotton balls and aesthetically pleasing, and suitable for any room in your house, be it bathroom or living room.

Car air freshener

You can hang your favorite air freshener near the vents or grilles of ventilation that your home enters the air. Then the whole room will be filled with the smell. Do not hang it on the ventilation grille in the bathroom or in the kitchen, they serve to exhaust air, so most of the smell just will go out the window.


If you love to take care of flowers, you can put on the window sill fragrant plants such as geraniums, Arabian Jasmine, potted eucalyptus, Gardenia or Cuban oregano. They will provide a pleasant smell at home!

Turn on the oven

Nothing beats the aroma of fresh baking. You do not have to come up with something complicated. Simple cinnamon rolls, a cake from a ready mix or cookies with a banana will fill your home with warmth and comfort. If you do not like to cook, you will come to the aid of frozen puff pastry. Simply sprinkle thawed pastry sheet with sugar and cinnamon, roll into a log and slice with a knife into curls. It will take about one minute. You can bake 10-15 minutes at 200 degrees. In addition to a nice odor for the house, these simple cookies are also very tasty.

Keep fresh sheets, not only in the chest

Here everything is simple. If you wash your linens with air conditioning, sheets and duvet covers will take a maximum of smell. Will be as if its batteries. The aroma from them will erode the longer than of the smaller things. And if you lay them out after washing, not only in the linen drawer, but, for example, in a clothes closet — can they convey the flavor of the others. And every time you open the Cabinet door, you will fill the room more fresh.

Good Housekeeping. Photo: fotoimedia / Ingram.

Ekaterina Sarycheva

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