Ok, so I may have a slight obsession with Lavender essential oil. I have lavender-infused body soap, lotion, chapstick, and facial serum, I diffuse it most nights to relax before bed, and I even make a homemade honey lavender lemonade that is to die for. Four years ago, I started making my own linen sprays to save money (I used to pay a hefty price for a tiny bottle from a fancy store) and I was shocked at just how easy it is to make at home.
So let’s get started so you can learn how to freshen fabrics in your home for just pennies and with simple ingredients. This recipe requires only three ingredients and takes less than two minutes to make. It can be used to spray on sheets, blankets, carpets, sofas, and pillows. It will leave your entire home smelling clean and fresh, without any harmful synthetic fragrances. #Winning
ABOUT THE INGREDIENTS
Lavender essential oil has a scent that’s fresh, clean, and relaxing. It eases feelings of tension and stress by instilling an overall sense of calm. It promotes total body relaxation and supports a restful night’s sleep.
Alcohol acts as a preservative. If you prefer to make this recipe without alcohol; use unscented witch hazel instead.
- 24 drops Lavender essential oil
- 2 tablespoons organic grain alcohol or witch hazel
- Distilled water
- Combine the Lavender and grain alcohol (or witch hazel) in a clean glass spray bottle and swirl to combine.
- Fill with distilled water. Cap and shake well.
- Store in a cool, dark place.
HOW TO USE
Spritz on sheets, blankets, towels, and other linens. Shake well before each use.
With alcohol, this spray will last 3-6 months without the need for refrigeration.
What’s your favorite way to keep fabrics smelling fresh?