Fall is here and it’s time to break out the autumn decorations. What better way to decorate then to have the smells of autumn fill your home. Here are 3 great ways to spread the most delightful smells of fall throughout your home.
#1 Dried Potpourri
Dried potpourri is a wonderful way to enhance the smell of autumn in your home. Not only can you customize it to your personal preference you can also leave it out for as long as you’d like. It’s easy to make and it doesn’t need to be watched like a candle burning would need.
– Whole cinnamon sticks, slightly crushed
– Vanilla essential oil extract
– Anise seeds
– Nutmeg, ground or whole
– Whole cloves
#2 Simmering Stovetop Potpourri
Gently burning potpourri on your stove is another way to spread the smell of fall through your home. Simmering potpourri is a way to get a stronger sent then just your basic dried potpourri. Fill a sauce pan with your choice of water or apple cider and add the ingredients of your desire. Bring to a boil then let simmer. Make sure to never leave the house while this is on the stove and be sure to check the water often.
This is a seasonal favorite recipe for stovetop potpourri:
– Fresh rosemary
– Anise seeds
– Ground nutmeg
– Vanilla extract
#3 Burn a Mixture of Candles
A fantastic way to get the smell of fall through your home is to burn a few different candles that incorporate the smell of fall. Apple, cinnamon, pumpkin, and vanilla are all great candles you can mix and burn at the same time.Use these 3 different ideas and spread the smell of fall through your home. There is nothing better than walking into your house after a long day and smelling the special sent of autumn.
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