Well most of us already know that smell constitutes one of our five empirical senses, so let us not deviate towards its physiological aspect. Some of you might however, have seldom thought over its effect on our abstract senses. Isn’t it so?
The way you react to something or perceive something is chiefly defendant on the fact that how your senses internalize the cue. It is equally possible that after an hour of pleading in front of your mom to let you go to a friend’s place for a sleepover (during which it was a complete ‘all to no avail’ scenario), she might miraculously enter your room to give you her permission but upon arriving is welcomed by such a bad stench from your toilet that she, instead of allowing you, at once grounds you! What a mouthful. But it happens. Because you don’t want this to happen, kindly try some of the tips and tricks about how to make your home smell great given below.
Nature has bestowed upon us all sorts of cute things. Make a creative use of fruits, extracts, spices and herbs to remove odor from your house. One of the best techniques is to make a mixture of your favorites which in this case are orange rinds, 4-6 cinnamon sticks, 2 tablespoon white cloves and 3-5 bay leaves. Fill a pot with after and add all these. Finally simmer and bring it to a boil for a few minutes. While this is going on, you can already begin to feel great thanks to the aroma that it gives out. This all is happening just below the boiling point and it is essential that you see bubbles. Take it out, fill it in several jars, and Put them in the fridge or around your veranda and feel great!
Sea Salt and Citrus
Sea salt is an amalgamation of fresh herbs and spices which when combined with citrus fruits such as orange gives an instant whiff of calmness. If used together with a little salt, basil and cloves its overall goodness will surely increase. Such a mixture is basically designed to eliminate odors. It has the capability to take in the bad smells which technically will leave you and your home in a light mood and atmosphere.
The Cutest Coffee Vanilla Scent Hack
Coffee elicits wakefulness. When coupled with vanilla it can produce wonders! The technique is to put vanilla scented tea lights in coffee bowls as shown above. Tea lights are basically a type of candles which when lit liquefy and melt in the process and allows diffusion of enchanting smell. Heat the candles therefore which eventually will heat up the coffee beans too and suffuse your home with a rather noble and divine smell.
Just a Bowl of Rice and a Few Drops of Essential Oils are Enough!
One of the easiest and cheapest way of making the air of your home more harmonious add a few drops of essential oils which is found in seeds ,stems ,barks, roots and flowers whose smell is synonymous to that of a rose! Rice will absorb the essence of essential oils and gradually this meek smell will disperse through your entire house.
Source: The Homemade Experiment
Lemon and Rosemarie
Take a few sprigs of Rosemarie and cut lemons I a way that the pulp is exposed on both sides. Heat them together in water for a few minutes and a spring-scent will suffuse throughout the kitchen
Source: Rachel Schultz
A candle material choice for Orthdox Church, Beeswax is highly flammable and when burned gives out negative ions which eventually leads to the filtration of air. It has a rather sweet smell but adding an essential oil would double up its smelling purposes. It has a religious connotation too, so feel divine and feel fresh by keeping these in your home.
Hang a Eucalyptus in Your Shower
So finally if you want your mom to give you permission as soon as she enters your room, hang a Eucalyptus or a few springs of it in your shower. Tie a few springs together with a rubber suction cup. The water from your shower will activate it and it will release minty smell which finally will lead you to a sleepover!
Source: The Krazy Coupon Lady