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All-Natural Room Spray

This scented spray is made with only three simple ingredients! Give your linens, bedroom, or even the air at home a refreshing spritz without using harsh chemicals.

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Photography: Anusha Rajeswaran

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

This idea comes from our contributor Anusha Rajeswaran. Essential oils — extracted from leaves, fruit peels, petals, and other plant parts — capture nature's subtle fragrances and can refresh your living space. You can mix and match essential oils for a signature scent: try combinations like wild orange and tea tree, lavender and rose, or clean and simple green tea and cucumber.

 

For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of DIY Natural Air Fresheners and Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Spring.

materials

  • Spray bottles

  • Essential oils

  • Distilled water

  • Unscented witch hazel

  • Dried flowers

steps

  1. Pour 25 to 30 drops of essential oil in your bottle.

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  2. Fill the bottle halfway with witch hazel. (Note: Witch hazel helps the oil and water combine and will help the scent linger for a longer period of time.)

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  3. Fill the rest of the bottle with distilled water. This ratio works pretty well no matter the size of the bottle. 

  4. Shake bottle to combine all the ingredients. 

  5. Insert a sprig of dried flowers and herbs to finish off your fragrant spray.

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