Winter Simmers: Make Your Home Smell Delicious

November 12, 2015

Nothing compliments a clean house like a tantalising aroma; a special scent has the power to elevate your surroundings to the next sensory level, immediately setting the scene and changing a room’s aura for the better. Whether you wish to be uplifted, energised, soothed or transported back to wonderful memories, there’s a scent to suit every mood.

Our simple, two-step method below will show you how to home make delicious smells with ease; all you need is a boiling pan, some water and a few ingredients you may well already have lying around in your store cupboard…

 

Step one:

Fill a medium/large boiling pan with water and combine with ingredients of your choice.

Step two:

Bring water to boil and let it simmer, releasing a delicious fragrance which will spread to every nook and cranny of your home – be sure to watch the pot doesn’t boil over!

 

That’s it – simple!

 

Ingredient ideas

Stuck for ingredient ideas, or what should go with what? Here are some of our favourite concoctions:

 

Autumn Spice: Lemons, Oranges and Cloves
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(photo credit - shutterstock/ alex staroltselsev)
 

Christmas Cocktail: Sage leaves, Cranberries and Oranges

 

Sweet Romance: Vanilla pods, Cinnamon sticks and cloves
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(photo credit - shutterstock/ volosina)

 

Fruit and Nut: Apples, Cranberries and Almond extract

So why not make a little effort and enjoy big results? Your nose will thank you…