Spring and summer months bring with them the fabulous fragrance of fresh mowed grass, blooming flowers, and warm breezes. It’s the perfect time of year to open up all the windows and doors and let fresh air in. Adding elements from nature like a clear container of lemons and greenery give off a great summer vibe. Fresh flowers are a wonderful addition any time of year but even more so during spring and summer.
Here are a few ideas to bring in great summer fragrance all through the season.
Plant a cutting garden
Plant a cutting garden so you have a constant supply of backyard bouquets to decorate your house with. It’s easier than you may think, and fresh flowers are always a welcome sight.
Here is a quick guide on how to plant a cutting garden. After you have established a garden filled with flowers, you can take quick cutting to arrange in pretty vases all around your house. Work so your garden will have a variety of flowers blooming over several months. Stargazer lilies and gardenias give off beautiful and strong fragrances so try to add them to your garden.
DIY mason jar air fresheners
Did you know that you can make your own air freshener with just baking soda and a few essential oils? It couldn’t be simpler and it gives you a chance to get creative. You can make your own DIY mason jar air freshener, or use any recycled jars you’ve got lying around. These make a lovely décor and will add a gorgeous scent to any room. Mason jars also work as upcycled planters. You can hang them around your home and watch seeds grow.
Ventilate and let fresh air in
Spring and summer are great times of year to make a few changes in your home. Starting with a clean and uncluttered home is just freeing. Running ceiling fans help move fragrance around the room as well as offering a cool feeling. Opening windows and doors that have screens allow warm breezes to flow through your home. You just cannot replicate the natural, beautiful fragrances that nature provide.
Eliminate unpleasant odors
In addition to having your home well ventilated, there are a few other ways to remove unpleasant odors from your home. There are products specifically designed for eliminating smoke odors. Air purifiers are a great addition to you home if you want clean air.
If you have pets, consider having the upholstery professionally cleaned to remove any stains or odors. Do the same with your carpets. Have them cleaned and sanitized to remove pet odors.
Create a beachy scent
If you would like a reminder of your summer vacations, there are certain essential oils that smell like the beach. These can include lime, lemongrass, eucalyptus, and mint, to name a few. You can try to invent your own creations my mixing different scents. An earthy flavor can also add a nice touch. Try smelling a few different oils and choosing the one that best reminds you of your beach vacations. Transform your home into a sensory space and a wonderful place to relax this summer.