DIY: 9 Delicious Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall
It’s just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.
Simmer a Pot
A bounty of aromatics (like apple slices, cinnamon sticks, and cloves) waft through your home entire home when you warm them in water on the stove.
Hang a Garland
Dried orange slices, balanced by bay leaves and cinnamon sticks, look lovely strung up on a mantel — but smell sweeter than a fabric banner or glittering garland.
We love a treat that’s a feast for the eyes, taste buds, and nose — and these comforting cinnamon granola apples say “fall has arrived.”
Pour a Candle
Pumpkin spice has secured its position as the official scent of the season, so make a DIY candle that will last through December (much longer than you can say for those lattes).
Or, Just Add Coffee Beans
Store bought pumpkin spice votives are buoyed by handfuls of dark roasted beans achieving that quintessential coffeehouse smell.
Craft A Scented Bookmark
Curling up with good book makes a fall day great. Enjoy it with a scented leather bookmark.
Dry Fruits, Herbs, And Spices
Potpourri is the oldest game in town. But if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Dried fruit paired with nuts and spices look great in a decorative bowl.
Make Pumpkin Spice Soap
These little guys will bring a smile to your face every time you wash your hands.
Make Cinnamon Apple Syrup
This sweet and gooey topping will get gobbled up quickly over French toast or ice cream, but its scent will pleasingly linger in your kitchen.
Amp Up Pinecones
Pinecones easily fill a bare space on your bookcase in fall, but a little cinnamon essential oil is the surprise that keeps on giving all season long.