DIY Fireplace Fragrance Bombs
The Fall weather is fast approaching and the cozy spirit of Autumn is making its way into our homes. There’s nothing better than a change of scenery to invigorate the senses and liven things up a little. If you’re fortunate enough to have a chimney or fireplace in your home, you know how the sounds of a crackling fire can calm your nerves and give you peace of mind, and adding the power of aromatherapy to the fire will only increase the effectiveness. Let’s go over some amazing fragrance bomb recipes to really add a level of comfort to your home.
Fragrance Bomb Recipes
Start by drying out a few apples and oranges in your oven. Once dry, add them to a fire to create a savory yet sweet citrus aroma. The scent will fill your house and last for hours.
Okay, so this one isn’t really a recipe, but simply adding a few cinnamon sticks to your fire will create a very pleasing scent that will be more robust than the old classic cinnamon broom.
Dried sage wands (the real ones, not from the grocery store) create a really unique scent that is very pleasing. What’s great about sage is that it will eliminate any unwanted odors in your home and leave behind a fresh clean scent. Sage tends to smoke a lot when burned, so don’t use the entire wand; just a few strips will do the trick.
For a rustic scent reminiscent of a camping trip or winter cabin, burn some dried cedar branches. For an added bonus, sprinkle a few drops of your favorite essential oil such as lavender or eucalyptus. Cedar also works well as an insect repellant, so this recipe is perfect for an outdoor chiminea.
Any of these recipes will be perfect for a Fall party or get together and will set a mood that will create lasting memories for you and your guests. Now that you have all your chimney supplies, get ready to relish in a stimulating and therapeutic environment. Enjoy! And if you need any further chimney supplies to get ready for the season, contact us!