Why would you want to make your home smell like Christmas? The scent of Christmas evokes nostalgia. In moments the fragrance takes us back to those happy memories of childhood. Smell is one of those senses that can spark memories in an instant. That’s why we think that the holidays are the perfect time to attach happy, joyful, and fun memories with delicious and invocable scents.
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What does Christmas smell like?
Christmas scents that are popular at this time of year include:
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We have created a list of ideas to help you make your home smell like Christmas. We have divided them into three sections – make, bake, and decorate – to help you pick some ideas for your home this festive season.
The make section includes some craft ideas to add scent and fragrance to all rooms in your home.
The bake section is full of ideas for food and drink you can make in the kitchen that will also fill your home with Christmas fragrance.
And the decorate section is a list with ideas on scenting your home with decor ideas.
How to make your home smell like Christmas
Make winter scented sachets
Make a sage wreath
Make dried orange garland
Make scented pine cones
Make scented pomanders
Make scented Christmas tree ornaments
Make fragrant wax melts
Make Christmas pot pourri
Make aromatic firestarters – like firelighters but with fresh herbs/scents
Make fresh mulled wine
Brew winter tea/ chai
Make a simmering Christmas scent pot on the stove
Light the fire
Decorate with wood, fir, leaves
Create flower arrangements with fragrant plants such as fir, eucalyptus, rosemary, sage, juniper,
Buy a real Christmas tree
Buy Christmas tree diffusers to give tree scent
Drops of essential oil to wreaths and garlands
Fill the house with fragrant candles
Use diffuser sprays
Hang scented pouches in the shower
Use Christmas scented hand soap
We have loads of ideas on how to make your house smell like Christmas, including creating tutorials on some of the ideas above. So keep checking back, and bookmark this page, for more ideas.