Use mesmerizing scents to enhance your home décor



It is doubtless that color, style and design are vital aspects of ever house. After all, the design of the furniture and the color used to dress the walls can really work to make you highly comfortable in your own space. However, no matter the design, style and color you choose, they shall all be ruined when you walk through your entry door, and you are confronted with an unpleasant, pungent or stale air.

Entering the house after a long day of work and to find the house smelling like smelly feet or used clothes of last day is a real turn off. The lingering smells can really dampen the spirits as well the mood.  However, these situations can easily be escaped by introducing mesmerizing scents in the home décor.

Believe it or not but studies have revealed that there exists a strong connection between scent and mood. Pleasant scents in a house are known to have a positive impact on the mood, energy as well as self esteem.

Here is a list of tips to transform the aroma and smell of your home and resultantly keeping yourself energized, stress free, and away from depression –

Essential oils – mostly used for skin application during facials and massages, essential oils can also be used to scent the air of a house. Essential oils can be used to scent the home in varied ways. You can dilute the oil with water and spray it on your upholstery, carpets and sheets. Alternatively, you may also place few drops of the essential oil on candles so that when they burn, they give off a pleasant smell.

Pot pourri – Pot pourri is also a good way to uplift the senses and mood. Pot pourri is nothing but a mixture of spices, dried flowers and aromatic smells. These mixtures can easily be placed in decorative vases and bowls to provide a pleasant smell to the air of the room.

Candles and incense sticks – candles and incense sticks are being used since ancient times to enhance the smell of homes. These can easily be used in all parts of a house and are extremely relaxing. Special incense sticks and incense burners are now easily available at home stores in a wide range of scents and colors.  You may also get some decorative incense stick holders to add on to décor.


Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on February 8th, 2011

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