There’s something about a sweet-smelling home that makes even a cluttered room feel a little cleaner. Whether you just enjoy the smell of vanilla or you’re looking for a way to up the scent in a pinch — for example, if the in-laws are on the way over and you’re out of your usual stuff — these simple tricks will help!
Not only are these air fresheners budget friendly because you probably already have everything you need to make them, but they are also all natural, so you can use these tips around kids and pets.
Dip a cotton swab in vanilla extract and rub the vanilla over the top of the light bulb. When you turn the light on, the heat from the bulb helps distribute the vanilla smell throughout the room.
Note: If you’re using the new swirly incandescent bulbs, this trick may not work as well because the bulbs don’t get quite as hot.
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