7 all natural ways to make your home smell like paradise ~ direct link ~:http://www.herbsandoilsworld.com/7-natural-ways-to-make-your-home-smell-like-paradise/
Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick. << Good to know :-)
DIY Natural Room Scents. Add fragrance to your home using simmering waters infused with spices, herbs, & fruit. Directions at: www.theyummylife....
great for potpourri-dried lavender buds
PEACH HARVEST POTPOURRI - Keep the fragrance of summer going in your house with a pretty, sweet-smelling potpourri! I made this mix over the weekend by drying peach peels and pits, cucumber and squash peels, and zucchini chips–all byproducts of other canning, freezing, and dehydrating projects. (And free!)
CHRISTMAS POTPOURRI 2 c. water 1 tbsp. whole cloves 3 cinnamon sticks 1 whole nutmeg or 1 tsp. ground nutmeg Fill your home with the aroma of Christmas spices this year. Simmer all ingredients in a medium pan. Add additional water and spices when needed. This smells wonderful. Let simmer or add to potpourri pot.
I cut the oranges into 1/4" slices, then we blotted them with a paper towel to remove any excess juice, and then sprinkled cinnamon all over the slices. We placed them directly on the oven rack (I had removed it prior to heating the oven) and then baked them for about 1.5-2 hours at 225 degrees (smaller orange slices take less time, so watch them carefully).
potpourri baked in an oven.....
Aunt Peggy's potpourri recipe (using slow cooker)
5 cinnamon sticks 1 dried lemon slice 1 dried orange slice 1/2 cup whole cloves, 1 tbs. nutmeg 1/4 cup whole allspice, 1 tbs. bay leaf pieces & 3 dried apple slices Combine ingredients. Add water to simmer on stove top.
[dandee]: Neighbor Gifts.
stove top potpourri that smells like fragrant candles tutorial (w/ few variation recipes to choose)