10 Ways To Make Your House Smell Like Christmas
These 10 Genius ways to make your house smell like Christmas are a must this holiday season! These 10 ways to make your house smell like Christmas are hands down the easiest and best way to make your house smell amazing and get you into the festive spirit.
These clever ways to make your house smell like Christmas are cheap, easy and effective at making your living space cozy for the holidays.
When my house smells good, I’m happy.
There’s just something so insanely comforting about living in a house that smells good.
I love being greeted by a wonderfully inviting fragrance when I walk in the front door.
And, I love walking into a room and smelling something amazing wafting through the air.
What I’m not into however, is pricey air fresheners and plugins that are crazy expensive and don’t really do a great job.
So, I’m always looking for more efficient and economical ways to deodorize my house and leave it smelling fantastic.
With the holidays quickly approaching I’ve been experimenting with ways to make your house smell like Christmas .
So, here is a collection of over 10 ways to make your house smell like Christmas that will leave your house smelling fantastic just in time for the holidays.
These clever ways to make your house smell like Christmas are cheap, easy and really effective at making your living space smell like the Holidays!
Doesn’t that sound great?
10 Ways To Make Your House Smell Like Christmas
1. A Wax Warmer
Wax warmers are one of our favorite ways to make your house smell like Christmas!
I love my wax warmer. I have the Coosa Ceramic Heart Shaped Candle Warmer and couldn’t be happier.
Wax warmers do a great job of making your house smell wonderful.
They are relatively inexpensive to buy, look beautiful and fit just about every type of decor.
After the one-time investment of buying the warmer you can easily buy different wax melts in virtually any scent you want.
I currently have a package of clean linen, tranquil garden spa and Christmas eve. I tend to alternate my wax melts every other week and have been super pleased with the aroma it lets off!
If you’re looking for an easy way to make your house smell like the holidays then you should absolutely have a look at these holiday inspired aromas from Shortie’s Candle Company. They are wonderful!
2. A Simmer Pot
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Simmer pots is one of those cheap, easy and effective ways to make your house smell like Christmas you’ll wish you tried sooner!
Honestly, it’s probably one of the easiest and quickest ways to make your house smell like Christmas.
With ingredients you’ve likely already have sitting in your fridge and pantry, simmer pots come together quickly and don’t usually require any fancy ingredients.
They also work really well at eliminating odors and making your house smell wonderful.
It’s such an easy and effective way to make your house smell like Christmas folks!
I’ve tried dozens of different combinations and this is by far my favorite.
Audrey and Vera nailed it when it comes to finding the perfect mixture and balance of scents to leave your house smelling like Christmas.
Simmer Pot Hack: To get around having to leave the stove on for long periods of time, a super cheap single serve crock pot achieves just about the same result.
I use a 1.5 Quart Single Serve Crock Pot and couldn’t be happier. It makes tending to a simmer pot 100% hassle free.
More Simmer Pot Recipes You Might Enjoy:
- Simmering Holiday Potpourri from Call Me PMC
- Classic Holiday Potpourri from Tagan and Tibby
- DIY Holiday Crock Pot Potpourri from Sugar and Soul
- Simmering Holiday Potpourri from Flavour and Savour
3. An Essential Oil Diffuser
Using an essential oil diffuser is another of the most effective ways to make your house smell like Christmas.
Essential Oil Diffusers are awesome because only a few drops of essential oil helps deodorize the air and leave a wonderful fragrance in your space.
I have the Essential Oil Himalayan Salt Lamp which is a gorgeous addition to our living room.
By adding only a few drops of my favorite essential oils I’m able to add the most beautiful holiday scent to our living room.
My current favorite combination is peppermint and orange.
Essential Oil Holiday Scent Combinations:
- Holiday Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes from Keeper Of The Home
- 10 Holiday Essential Oil Diffuser Blends from Deliciously Organic
- 12 Holiday Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes from Simple Life Mom
4. Scented Pine Cones
Scented Pine Cones are also a fabulous way to add a super festive fragrance to your home.
They are relatively inexpensive to purchase and can easily be spread out throughout your home to make different areas of your space smell like Christmas.
You can even reuse your pine cones year after year which makes this another of our favorite ways to make your house smell like Christmas !
Here’s a handy tutorial from Apartment Therapy to help you add more fragrance to your pine cones once it wears off.
5. Use Scentsicles
I love Scentiscles.
They’re fake Christmas Tree Ornaments that come in a variety of natural tree smells. This is one of the easiest and quickest ways to make your house smell like Christmas.
I always buy a few containers to make my fake tree smell like a real one.
They do an amazing job of making your home smell like Christmas. I’ve hung them from my tree, in closets and from air vents!
Scentsicles come in the following fragrances: White Winter Fir, Two Dashes Of Cinnamon, Snow Berry Wreath, Christmas Time Spruce, Fresh Cut Pine and many more. A little does go a really long way though, so always be careful how many you hide throughout your house!
Or, you can invest in a Scented Table Ornament. Scentscicles has a new table top ornament that comes in many of the same wonderful fragrances as their tree ornaments!
6. Make DIY Fragrance Sachets
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If DIY is more your thing you can make DIY Fragrance Sachets that will make your home smell like Christmas.
You can tuck them into closets, drawers and under couch cushions to make your home smell wonderful.
DIY Frangrance Sachet Tutorials:
- Pine Needle Sachet Tutorial from The Cavender Diary
- Felt Sachet With Essential Oils from Here Comes The Sun
- Mulling Spice Sachets from Coupons and Freebies Mom
7. DIY Fragrant Holiday Garland
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Another great way to make your home smell like the holidays is to make and hang DIY fragrant Christmas garlands.
These garlands are easy to make and use materials and supplies you’ve likely got laying around your house!
DIY Fragrant Holiday Garland Tutorials:
- Dried Orange & Lemon Garland Tutorial from Woman In Real Life
- Dried orange & Fresh Cranberry Garland from Daily Squeeze
- DIY Scented Pine Cone Garland from Joann
8. Scented Wax Firestarters
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If you’ve got a fireplace, scented wax fire starters are a great way to make your house smell amazing for the holidays.
This easy peasy tutorial from Hello Glow results in fire starters that not only help start your fire but leave your home smelling wonderful!
9. Make Your Own Scented Candles
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Scented holiday candles smell divine don’t they? Scented candles are another of our favorite ways to make your house smell like Christmas!
I love scented candles. But, I hate the price.
With this genius and super simple tutorial from Living Well Mom you can make your very own scented holiday candles that are guaranteed to make your house smell like Christmas.
10. Bake Cookies
Baking cookies is by another one of those easy ways to make my house smell like Christmas you’ll wish you tried sooner!
Although all the hacks listed above work extremely well at filling your home with fabulous holiday scents, baking cookies still remains my absolute favorite.
Nothing beats popping a batch of holiday cookies into the oven and filling your home with the aromas of freshly baked cookies!
If you’re looking for some holiday baking inspiration make sure to check out my 65 Delicious Holiday Cookie Recipe post!
What is one of your favorite ways to make your house smell like Christmas?
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