Pick Up the Scent FacebookMORETwitterGoogle+ Email Martha Stewart Living, February 2008 Drip a few drops of essential oil into the water of your humidifier. The natural fragrance will fill your home. Tags Good Things Comments (2) LeeKnight 9 Feb, 2008 Great idea for the vacuum. I used to use scented rug powders until the vacuum repairman said that powder does more harm to the motor than granules. But your idea is much better! Tsahai 1 Feb, 2008 I add a few drops of my favourite essential oil or perfume into the bag of the vacuumcleaner. The house smells lovely when i vaccum!