Spring is in the air quite literally! The smell of fresh-cut grass, the air after a rainstorm, roses and sunshine signal the arrival of a new season.
If you can’t get enough of these classic scents of florals and freshness, you can welcome them into your home any time you want and do it naturally!
Some of the easiest ways to invite the season in are by using strong-scented herbs and flowers, as well as essential oils. Read on for our seven favorite and oh-so-simple ways to incorporate these to make your home smell springtime fresh.
Perhaps more popular in the fall, simmer pots can be customized for spring too. Combine citrus fruits, vegetables like cucumber and herbs like lavender or mint in a saucepan and simmer on the stove. Then enjoy the sweet scent that fills your home!
Candles in various florals or fresh scents seem an obvious choice to give your home a seasonal aroma. But consider using them in unexpected ways too. For example, place them in a linen closet or other spaces where fabrics are stored and can absorb the smells. You’ll notice the scent when you open the door and when you use the linens.
Indoor plants add the outdoor element to your home, and with their help, you can purify the air and add the smell of springtime. Options like peace lilies, palms and ferns draw out impurities in the air and replace it with clean oxygen. Others like jasmine, eucalyptus and gardenias can provide really pleasant fragrances too.
It’s hard to put into words exactly what effect opening the windows to allow spring breezes to flow through your home can do. It’s the best way to most naturally bring the scents of spring inside! Think earthy freshness and sunshine!
Natural cleaning products or room sprays can easily make your home smell like springtime, plus they’re good for your home and your health. You can easily use natural cleaners or make simple DIY scents. Combine sage, rosemary, lemon and other finds in a spray bottle, and fill it with distilled water. Use to freshen any room!
Turn to essential oils, which are more concentrated, to bring in natural scents for any season. Think citrusy smells like lemon or strong herbals like peppermint or lavender to make any room in your home smell like spring. Calming scents like lavender are especially good for bedrooms.
Use real greenery and make a simple wreath of herbs, whether purchased or foraged from the outdoors. Think eucalyptus, rosemary or bay laurel, and hang the wreath in the bathroom. The steam from the shower will help activate and release the scent throughout your home.
Did you know that Sweet Home Cleaning Service teams will use natural cleaners in your home upon request? All you have to do is ask! That’s a great way to get your home smelling springtime fresh. We offer that option to customers in our service area of the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay, including Fairhope, Point Clear, Montrose, Daphne and Spanish Fort, as well as Foley, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. We’re also available to clean commercial and rental properties in the same service area. Contact us today to discuss your cleaning needs!