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Winter is out, and we are anxious to open up the windows and let the fresh air in. But if the weather isn’t cooperating, we have a recipe from Apartment Therapy for an air freshener you can use all year long. It’s a natural way to remove odors from your home and can be used almost anywhere. The ingredients are flexible to allow you to create a custom scent with your choice of alcohol and essential oils. Mix it in a spray bottle and start enjoying a fresher home today!


  • 1 oz gin, vodka, or rubbing alcohol
  • 6 oz filtered water
  • 20 – 40 drops of essential oil (peppermint, jasmine, citrus oils, etc)