From cinnamon sticks and gingerbread to vanilla and pumpkin pie the smells of fall are perfect to make your home feel cozy and warm.
The only problem is that synthetic fragrances are toxic – not something you want to fill your home with. Instead, you will want to try these natural ways to make your house smell like fall.
Simmer pots are a natural way to add delicious smells and humidify dry air at the same time.
My Favorite Fall Simmer Pot Recipes: (add ingredients to 4 cups of water) – 1 lemon peel, 1 orange peel, 3 cinnamon sticks, 2 tablespoons cloves – 3 apple slices, 3 orange slices, 3 cinnamon sticks – 1 sliced apple, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 cinnamon sticks
These scented pine cones are perfect for fall decor and are made with my favorite brand of essential oils. This is a quick and easy Fall DIY that anyone can do.
All you need are: – Pinecones (If you live near pine trees, then get them for free outside!) – Cinnamon Essential Oil – A large ziplock bag Place a few pine cones in a large ziplock bag with a few drops of the oil.
Because essential oils obtain their pleasant aroma directly from plants and herbs, they do not contain synthetic fragrance. This means they are safe to use to make your home smell delicious.
Here are a few blends for you to try in your home: Pumpkin Pie – 5 drops cinnamon, 1 drop clove, 1 drop nutmeg Spiced Chai – 3 drops cassia, 3 drops clove, 3 drops ginger