Spritz These Homemade Room Spray Recipes for a Fresher-Smelling Space (2024)

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With just a few ingredients, you can have DIY room sprays that are natural and free of harsh chemicals. These room sprays make wonderful holiday and housewarming gifts, as well. Learn how to make these scents that can infuse your home with notes of citrus, florals, pumpkin, and anything in between.

What's in a DIY Room Spray?

A DIY room spray needs a few common ingredients to work. The base of the room spray is water, and many recipes use distillation to purify the water. Essential oils are added for scent, and then an emulsifier is added to make sure the water and oils mix. This can be alcohol, witch hazel, sea salt, or another emulsifier.

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    Citrus Fresh Homemade Room Spray

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    This Citrus Fresh homemade room spray uses a combination of two essential oils that really give it a kick. It's the perfect scent to use all year and will fill your home with an energizing fresh smell. There are also two other recipes here: one for a Lemon and Almond room spray and one for a Vanilla and Lavender room spray.

    Included with this recipe are some free, printable labels for your bottles (perfect if you plan to gift them). There are three different label shapes, and you can use whichever one you like best.

    Citrus Fresh Homemade Room Spray from A Blissful Nest

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    Uplifting Chamomile Room Spray

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    Chamomile can be used for more than just tea, as this recipe from Hello Glow proves. The calming scent of chamomile is mixed with the energizing scent of rosemary for a unique scent that both calms and motivates. There are two other recipes here for room sprays: Bergamot Brightening and Sunny Lavender. Also included are tips on how to add sprigs of herbs or plants to your bottles.

    Uplifting Chamomile Room Spray from Hello Glow

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    Refresher Spray for Rooms and Fabric

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    This isn't just a room spray, it's also a DIY spray for linens. There is a basic recipe here to make a neutral-smelling air freshener, but that's just the start. There are also some recipes here to create Zen Spa, Sleepy Time/Relaxation, and Floral Dream room sprays.

    There's a free SVG cut file included if you'd like to add the vinyl label that says "Refresher Spray" to your own bottle.

    Refresher Spray for Rooms and Fabric from Bren Did

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    All the Vibes Room Sprays

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    There are three different room spray recipes here, and you'll want to make at least one of each. Cozy Vibes, Fresh Vibes, and Campfire Vibes each have a unique scent combination that evokes certain feelings and memories. They're packaged in pretty perfume bottles, putting a little bit of beauty into a daily routine.

    All the Vibes Room Sprays from A Beautiful Mess

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  • Citrus Room Spray

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    Fill your home with the scent of fresh citrus with this room spray recipe. Lemon, lime, and orange are combined for a scent that you'll want to spray everywhere.

    Citrus Room Spray from Tidbits

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    Essential Oil Aromatherapy Sprays

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    There are three room spray recipe ideas here. Dream is woodsy, Still is calming, and Awake is energizing. All use a unique combination of essential oils to get their scent. These room sprays can also be used as linen or pillow sprays.

    Get the same look by using the free, printable labels provided and printing them on Kraft paper.

    Essential Oil Aromatherapy Sprays from Crazy Inspired Life

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    Summer Sun Room Spray

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    This Summer Sun room spray is going to add some sunshine and clean smells to your home with its scents of lemon, orange, and cypress. There are also recipes here for Island Breeze and Mojito room sprays. A video is included to give you detailed directions for making your DIY room sprays.

    Summer Sun Room Spray from Hello Glow

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    Pumpkin Spice Room Spray

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    Pumpkin Spice is a popular flavor and scent in the fall, and this room spray will give you that cozy and sweet scent that you love year-round. Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and a few other essential oils give this room spray its scent. There are also directions here on how to make your own pumpkin spice potpourri.

    Pumpkin Spice Room Spray from Making Lemonade

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    Go-to Essential Oil Room Sprays

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    Here's a group of homemade room sprays that cover just about everything. There's "Home Sweet Home," "Sleep Tight," "OMG Hurry Up and Grow," and "Nostalgia." Whatever you're feeling, one of these is sure to fit the bill. These are designed to be mini-sprays that you can easily stash wherever you need them.

    Go-To Essential Oil Room Sprays from A Beautiful Mess

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    Good Vibes Room Spray

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    This Good Vibes room spray recipe combines 5 essential oils, including Ylang Ylang and Juniper Berry, with rose water to create a scent that's one-of-a-kind. Don't feel like you can't deviate from the recipe—these scents in any combination would be lovely.

    Good Vibes Room Spray from Cupcakes & Cutlery

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    Christmas Room Spray

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    The holidays call for their own room spray recipe, and you'll love this one. The warm scents of cinnamon, orange, and clove are used to create a room spray that smells warm and comforting. There are free labels here that match the ones in the photos. They'd be the perfect touch for this room spray and also turn it into a lovely DIY gift.

    Christmas Room Spray from SwoonWorthy

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    Spa Fresh Air Freshener Spray

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    This Spa Fresh air freshener spray will fill your home with the scent of lemon and lavender. It's a fresh and relaxing smell that can be used any time of year. This is a simple recipe that is perfect for beginners.

    Spa Fresh Air Freshener Spray from All Things Mamma

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