Cheap Trick Tuesday : DIY Room Scents

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Tips and tricks to improve your home without spending a lot of money!

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Creating your own room scent with citrus and spices is great way to make your home smell warm and inviting without the harsh chemicals or cost of store bought air fresheners.

5 Easy Room Scent Recipes 

Scent #1: Oranges, cinnamon & cloves (allspice and anise are optional). It can be reheated to scent your rooms for several days.

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Scent #2: Lemon, rosemary, & vanilla. A similar scented water is often simmering in Williams-Sonoma stores. It has a lovely freshness to it.

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Scent #3: Lime, thyme, mint & vanilla extract. This combination has such a fresh, pleasant scent.

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Scent #4: Orange, ginger (fresh or powdered), and almond extract. This is a sweet, delicious scent.

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Scent # 5: Pine or cedar twigs (or other fragrant twigs), bay leaves, and nutmeg. These scents combine for a complex aroma. If you have whole nutmeg, use a microplane to grate off the outer surface–this will release the scent. Add the whole nutmeg piece along with the gratings

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Source: http://www.theyummylife.com/Natural_Room_Scents

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