11 Different Ways to Bring the Scent of Autumn Into Your Home

Breezes are cooling. Leaves are coloring. Apples are ripe for the picking. There is just a feeling in the air that makes you want to put pumpkin into every single recipe you make. That means it’s time to put away the citrus scented candles and lavender room spray. Fall has arrived and it’s time to make your house smell like it! Here are 11 different ways to bring Autumn’s scent into your home.

1. Autumn Simmer Pot

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Simmer pots are super easy, smell great and full of variations. Choose your scents and just keep adding water to keep that Autumn smell coming. (via How Sweet It Is)

2. Autumn Scented Candles

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Candles are an easy way to make your home smell like Fall. With just about every scent you can imagine, strike a match and fill your home with pumpkin or apple or whatever scent you choose. (via Musings of a Muse)

3. Bake Some Pumpkin Bread

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Bread baking always fills the house with a warm smell, but baking pumpkin bread adds the sugar, spice and all things nice about Fall. And you get to eat that delicious smell! (via Alexandra Cooks)

4. Scented Oil Reed Diffuser

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Essential oils are a great way to fill your home with a natural scent. These oil reed diffusers can be a buy or DIY project and give you the effect of candles without the flame. (via Relish)

5. Cinnamon Wrapped Candles

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Wrap your candles in cinnamon sticks and you’ll not only get that warm cinnamon smell floating through your home, you’ll get a great Fall centerpiece, too! It’s a win win here.(via Home Stories A to Z)

6. DIY Spice and Herb Fire Starter

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If you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace in your home, create these fire starters that will fill the room with a homey herb scent when things get chilly. Perfect for autumn nights in front of the fire with hot cider. (via Hello Natural)

7. Palo Santo Incense Sticks

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Bonfires are one scent of Autumn that can be hard to get, but not impossible. Burn these Palo Santo Incense sticks to get that woody scent indoors. (via A Cup of Jo)

8. Make a Pie

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While you can buy apple pie scented candles, why make your home smell like apple pie if you can’t eat it? Cinnamon plus apple is a classic for Fall. (via Pretty. Simple. Sweet)

9. Candles and Coffee Beans

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Pumpkin candles are a must for Fall. Surround them with coffee beans to add that coffee scent to the air. It’s like a Pumpkin Latte without the calories! (via Calm Cradle)

10. DIY Potpourri

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Yes you can buy potpourri, but wouldn’t making your own be much more fun? Try different mixtures of dried fruit and herbs and essential oils for different and wonderful smells. (via Hello Natural)

11. Pomanders

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While pomanders may be known as a medieval solution for getting rid of bad smells, they still work just as well today! Stick whole cloves into an orange or apple to create a natural spicy scent that lasts for days. (via Southern Living)