There is nothing much I dislike more than stink, I think not only me everyone doesn't like stink. May you also sensitive to smell like me. In order To have a nice smell, you can spray fabric freshener on your clothing, blankets, pillows, bedding, fabric covered furniture, home and office fabric covered furniture.
You can buy fabric freshener from market or If you want you can make it at home. Making fabric freshener at home, not a hard task, also it's inexpensive to make. In this article, you'll learn how to make fabric freshener or fabric refresher spray at home without dangerous chemicals.
If you type how to make freshener for fabric at home, you'll see thousands of article on google, many people recommend us to make fabric freshener with fabric softener.
But I do not recommend you to use fabric softener to make fabric/ air freshener. Because fabric softener may contain harmful chemicals, which is dangerous for human health. So, we will make fabric freshener with baking soda, rubbing alcohol/ vodka, and vinegar.
Table of Contents
- 3 Different ways to make fabric freshener at home
- method 1. making fabric freshener with vodka
- method 2. make fabric freshener with baking soda
- Method 3. make your own freshener from vinegar
3 Different ways to make fabric freshener at home
method 1. making fabric freshener with vodka
It's a very easy way to make fabric freshener from vodka. Before you start, you will need to collect some materials to go on.
D- Medium size bowl
E- Spray bottle
Put 3/4 cups of distilled water in a bowl. If you want to make more, then make sure to purchase enough distilled water.
Now simply add 1/2 cups of inexpensive vodka into the bowl with distilled water.
Add 20/25 drops of essential oil into the bowl. And mix up nicely.
Store in a spray bottle, you can use a 12 oz spray bottle, and shake it well.
Now It's ready to use on your upholstery fabric, clothes, bedding or in the air to freshen up your home.
Also, before you use it, just shake your bottle for few minutes and then use it.
1- May you found so many variations of this recipe on google- Half distilled water and half vodka, or mostly water with 1/3 tablespoon vodka, but settling on 4:1 water: vodka works perfectly.
2- Same with the essential oil you can use 6/7 drops to 30 drops of oil, but 20/25 drops essential oil work perfect.
method 2. make fabric freshener with baking soda
Before you start making freshener for fabric and home uses you have to purchase or collect some materials together.
C. Essential oil (15/20 drops)
D. Spray bottle
Step number 1:
At first, Just put 1/2 tablespoon of baking soda into a spray bottle. You can use a 12 oz spray bottle, or you can use a fabric spray bottle.
Step number 2:
Add warm water or distilled water into the spray bottle. In order to get a perfect balance, you can fill the bottle until it is about 3 quarters of the way up.
Once you finished adding water, close your spray bottle with lid tightly, and sake it until the baking soda completely mixed with water.
Step number 3:
Now just open your spray bottle and then add 15/20 drops essential oil into the bottle.
You can use lavender essential oil, lemon or orange essential oil, "I like lavender essential" select your favorite essential oil to use on it.
Step number 4:
Now it's time to use your fabric freshener, You can use it on your clothes, fabric covered furniture, shoes, and much more.
Method 3. make your own freshener from vinegar
This is another great recipe and a great way to make fabric freshener at home. It will be chemicals free freshener and easy to make.
When you want to make freshener for fabric with vinegar, You have to prepare some stuff to start on.
A.- 1/2 cups of White Vinegar
B.- 3/4 cups of distilled water
D.- Spray bottle
E.- 20/25 drops of Essential oil
Step number one:
At first Put 3/4 cups of distilled water into a bowl to start making freshener. If you want to make more freshener, you can add more distilled water on your bowl.
Step number two:
Add 1/2 cups of white vinegar into the bowl, and mix it with water. Don't be hurry, do it gently.
Step number three:
Put 20/25 drops essential oil into the bowl and mix up again.
You can use Lemon, orange or lavender essential oil, or if you want you can put 5 drops lemon, 5 drops tea tree oil and 10/15 drops of lavender essential oil.
Step number four:
Now store in a spray bottle, and shake it well to make ready for use. Before each use, make sure to shake the spray bottle.
If you use this three recipes, you will able to make a nice and chemical free freshener for your fabrics, clothes or home and many more.
If you want you can try all three recipes and check yourself which is perfect for you. I hope you can do it because it is very easy to make fabric freshener and inexpensive.