Aroma of the Fall: Making Your Home Smell Like the Season

The crisp, warm smells of the fall are just one of the many reasons it’s such a favorite time of the year. From spicy cinnamon to cozy vanilla, Autumn deserves rich aromas that make you want to relax, curl up with a good book, watch the leafs fall from the tress in the backyard and enjoy your home. Check out some of our favorite fall scents and learn how to make your home smell like the season!

1. Spicy, Delicious Cinnamon.

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It goes well with pumpkin bread, it’s inviting and creates an atmosphere that’s perfect for cozy afternoons in front of the TV or dinner table. Grab a cinnamon broom to place next to the front door or burn pure cinnamon oil to circulate the scent.

2. Sweet, Scrumptious Brown Sugar.

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It smells like dessert but has a warmer finish for sultrier scent, brown sugar is a key ingredient to a lot of scrumptious fall dishes. Find a brown sugar scented candle or mix a cup of brown sugar with some vanilla in a boiling pot of water on the stove!

3. Plump, Juicy Pumpkin.

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It’s everyone favorite Autumn treat! But it smells great too. It’s a bit more subtle than the previous suggestions, but it still warms up the house. You can easily mix a pumpkin scents with others like vanilla, spice or cinnamon.

4. Fresh, Enlightening Mountain Air.

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Who wants to go to the mountains in the sizzling hot summer? No, you want to visit in the beautiful fall to see the changing leafs, feel the crisp air and hits of snow on the mountaintops. So bring that fresh air inside the house by using linen scents with just a tinge of orange peel.

5. Crunchy, Crisp Apples.

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It’s revitalizing and an integral part of the fall season. Apples are an absolute must whether it’s a cup of hot cider or a basketful of fresh picked adorning the patio. Get your house smelling amazing by cutting up slices and placing them in a pot of boiling water on the stove with a pinch of cinnamon and brown sugar.

6. Dusty, Friendly Bonfires.

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Gather your friends, roast some marshmallows and sit around talking about some of your favorite memories. Who doesn’t like the smell of bonfires?! Of course you can set your fireplace to get a bit of that smell, but now you can buy candles that have grabbed the best parts of this experience too.

7. Silky, Comfy Chocolate.

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There’s something about when the weather turns cooler that we want to indulge a bit more in chocolate, whether it’s with a s’more or a hot cup of cocoa. To make your home smell silky and sweet, bake some fudgey brownies! It’s that simple.

8. Chunky, Woven Sweaters.

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Another scent that makes everyone feel all warm and cozy. There’s nothing more comfortable and welcoming then a fresh and clean sweater. A bit of lemon and a bit of vanilla can make this happen, but so can a cotton candle from your favorite store.

9. Fresh, Roasted Coffee.

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Once the leafs have changed and the temperatures drop, our iced lattes turned into hot sips. Brew a fresh pot of coffee in the morning to make the house smell delicious, or put a jar, tin, glass or vase of coffee beans around the home for an all-the-time aroma.

10. Colorful, Changing Leafs.

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Just like mountain air, there’s something clean and revitalizing about the smell of fallen leafs. Use leafs from right outside to decorate your home and get that natural aroma.