Welcome to our creative and fragrant universe! If you're passionate about homemade, and looking to add a touch of flavor to your creations, you've come to the right place. This blog article is dedicated to exploring the countless possibilities offered by perfume oils, essential oils, and room fragrance extracts, in the world of DIY.

Discover new ideas, unleash your creativity and join us on this fragrant escape!

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Our 20 recipes for using perfumed oils, essential oils, and room fragrance extracts on a daily basis

1 -The essential ultrasonic diffuser!

The ultrasonic diffuser or ultrasonic diffuser is an essential device for diffusing ambient fragrances in your space. You can use it with room fragrance extracts, perfume oils or essential oils.

Here's how to do it:

  • Fill the water tank: Open the water tank of the ultrasonic diffuser and fill it with clean water to the maximum fill line indicated. Make sure not to exceed this line to avoid overflow.

  • Add scent: Add the scent of your choice to the water reservoir. If you use an essential oil or perfumed oil: 5 to 10 drops is enough. If you use a room fragrance extract, 20 to 30 drops will provide sufficient intensity.

  • Close the tank and turn on the diffuser: Carefully close the water tank and make sure it is secure. Next, plug the diffuser into an electrical outlet and turn it on following the manufacturer's instructions.

  • Adjust the settings: Most ultrasonic diffusers offer different setting options, such as run time, diffusion intensity, and sometimes even mood light options.
  • Adjust the settings according to your preferences and the needs of your environment.

  • Enjoy the scent: Once the diffuser is turned on, it will begin to diffuse a mixture of water and essential oils as a fine vapor into the air. This will fill the room with your favorite scent and create a pleasant, calming atmosphere.
  • Clean regularly: To keep your ultrasonic diffuser in good working order and avoid any contamination issues, clean it regularly according to the manufacturer's instructions.

  • Refill as needed: When the scent begins to fade, simply add a few more drops of the desired scent and a little water to the diffuser reservoir.

Our selection of ultrasonic diffusers

2 - I create my own room spray

Need to deodorize or perfume a room in a single gesture? The room spray (or room fragrance spray) is your ally: you pull the trigger and the mission is accomplished!

Let's see how to make it yourself by choosing your favorite flavors.

Ingredients and materials needed:

  • An empty spray bottle of 100 to 150 ml
  • Distilled water or filtered water
  • Rubbing alcohol (or vodka) as an emulsifying agent
  • A bottle of perfumed oil, essential oil, or room fragrance extract of your choice
  • Optional: vegetable glycerin to help mix the oils with the water

Instructions :

  1. Start by preparing your spray bottle by cleaning it thoroughly and drying it.
  2. Fill the spray bottle with distilled water or filtered water to about 3/4 of its capacity.
  3. Add rubbing alcohol or vodka to the bottle. Use about 1/4 the amount of water. The alcohol will help emulsify the oils with the water and disperse them evenly.
  4. If desired, you can add a small amount of vegetable glycerin (about a teaspoon) to help mix the oils with the water and extend the shelf life of the spray.
  5. Then add around 20 to 30 drops of fragrance oil (or 15ml of room fragrance extract of your choice) to the bottle. You can use just one scent or create a blend yourself.
  6. Close the spray bottle tightly and shake it vigorously for a few seconds to mix the ingredients.

Your room spray is now ready to use! Spray it in the air in your home, on your curtains, sheets or pillows to add a pleasant scented touch to your environment.

Our scent suggestions for your homemade room spray

3 - I make or revive a potpourri

Potpourri offers two significant advantages: it diffuses its delicate scents continuously, while bringing a decorative touch to the room where it is placed. Find out how to make one yourself below, and how to refill it when its scent wears off.

Ingredients and materials needed:

  • Dried flowers (lavender, roses, marigolds, etc.)
  • Dried flower petals
  • Dried lemon peels
  • Cinnamon stick or powder
  • Whole cloves
  • Fragrance oils or room fragrance extracts of your choice
  • An airtight container (glass jar, fabric bag, etc.)

Instructions :

  1. Start by choosing a variety of dried flowers, dried flower petals, and other ingredients like dried lemon peels, cinnamon sticks or powder, and cloves.
  2. Arrange the ingredients in an airtight container, alternating layers to create a colorful and aromatic mixture. Make sure to fill the container to the brim without compressing it.
  3. Then add a few drops of fragrance oils or 15ml of room fragrance extracts of your choice to the potpourri mixture. You can use just one scent or create a blend to suit your taste.
  4. Close the container tightly and let the potpourri sit for a few days to allow the essential oils to diffuse into the ingredients.
  5. Once the potpourri is ready, place it in different rooms of your house to diffuse its pleasant and refreshing scent. You can place it in decorative bowls, on shelves or even in hanging bags in cupboards.
  6. If the scent begins to fade, you can add a few more drops of fragrance oils to the potpourri to freshen it up.

Our scent suggestions for your homemade potpourri

4 - I create scented sachets for the dryer

Getting dressed becomes a pleasure when the linen is clean and delicately scented! Follow our advice to make your own scented sachets to put in the dryer, and relive this simple little happiness every day...

Ingredients and materials needed:

  • Breathable fabric (such as cotton, muslin, or linen)
  • Twine or ribbon
  • Padding material (optional)
  • Home fragrance extract of your choice. Be careful to choose a translucent variety so as not to stain your laundry.

Instructions :

  1. Cut the breathable fabric into small squares or rectangles of approximately 10x10 cm. Make sure the fabric is breathable to allow the scent to diffuse effectively.
  2. If you are going to use stuffing, sew the two pieces of fabric together, leaving a small opening on one side for the filling.
  3. If using stuffing, fill each pouch with a small amount of stuffing. This will help maintain the shape of the sachet and spread the scent more evenly. Stuffing is optional but can help extend the life of the scent. These could be pieces of old cotton clothing for example.
  4. Add a few drops of room fragrance extracts of your choice to the upholstery or directly to the fabric. Make sure to use uncolored room fragrance extracts.
  5. Close the opening of the bag by hand sewing or using a dot of fabric glue. Make sure the sachet is sealed well so the perfume doesn't escape too quickly.
  6.  If you wish, you can add string or ribbon to the bag so you can easily hang it in your dryer.
  7. Once the bags are ready, place them in the drum of your dryer before starting the drying cycle. The movements of the drum will circulate the scented air, leaving your laundry with a pleasant, fresh smell.
  8. After use, you can reuse the sachets several times by adding a few extra drops of fragrance oils when the scent begins to fade.

Our scent suggestions for your scented sachets to put in the dryer

5 - I create my personalized pillow mist!

You fall asleep faster and sleep is more restful in a clean, pleasantly scented bed. Diffuse your homemade pillow mist before joining the arms of Morpheus and your nights will be more beautiful. Here is our recipe for making your own personal pillow mist!

Ingredients and equipment needed:

  • 60 ml of distilled water
  • 1 tablespoon rubbing alcohol (or vodka)
  • 10 to 20 drops of perfumed oil or 15ml of room fragrance extract of your choice (prefer translucent varieties)
  • A spray bottle

Instructions :

  1. In a glass spray bottle, add the distilled water and rubbing alcohol. The alcohol will allow the mist to evaporate quickly.
  2. Then add 10 to 20 drops of perfumed oil or 15ml of room fragrance extract of your choice into the bottle. You can use a single scent
  3. Close the spray bottle and shake it well to mix the ingredients.
  4. Before using the pillow mist, shake the bottle again to mix the ingredients. Lightly spray the mist on your pillow, sheets, or in your bedroom before bed.
  5. Breathe deeply and relax as you enjoy the soothing scent of the pillow mist.

Our suggestions for scents to use in your pillow mist

6 -I make my own natural scented candles

Have you always dreamed of making your own scented candles? Follow our tutorial below. Please note, this is not the easiest DIY in this blog article and we advise you to be accompanied by someone more experienced than you during the first manufacture.

Ingredients and materials needed:

  • Soy wax, rapeseed wax or beeswax
  • Candle wicks with metal holders
  • Fragrance oil or room fragrance extract
  • Candle dye (optional)
  • Glass jars or containers for candles
  • Kitchen thermometer
  • Tweezers
  • Knife or cutter
  • Metal or wooden spoon
  • Kitchen scale (optional)
  • Ribbon or labels (optional)

Instructions :

  1. Prepare your containers: Place the candle wicks in the center of each jar or glass container. Make sure they are straight and secure them by gluing them with a little hot wax to the bottom of the pots. If necessary, use tweezers to hold them in place.
  2. Melt the wax: In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the wax of your choice. If using soy or beeswax, use a thermometer to monitor the temperature. The ideal temperature for adding fragrance oils is around 70 to 80°C.
  3. Add the fragrance oil or room fragrance extract: Once the wax has melted, remove it from the heat and let it cool slightly for a few minutes. Next, add the fragrance oil or perfume extract of your choice. The recommended dosage is approximately 30ml of fragrance oil or 60ml of room fragrance extract per 500g of wax. You can adjust these quantities according to the desired fragrance intensity.
  4. Optional: If you wish to color your candles, also add a few drops of candle dye to the melted wax and mix well until the color is evenly distributed.
  5. Fill the containers: Carefully pour the scented wax into the prepared containers. Make sure the wicks are centered while the wax cools and begins to solidify.
  6. Let cool and harden: Let the candles cool and harden completely for several hours or overnight.
  7. Trim the wicks: Once the candles have completely cooled and solidified, trim the wicks to a length of approximately 0.5 to 1 cm above the surface of the candle.

Decorate the containers: If desired, decorate the containers with ribbon or candle labels.

Enjoy your scented candles: Light your scented candles and let yourself be carried away by the delicious fragrances you have created!

Warning: Handling fragrance oils or room fragrance extracts at high temperatures presents a fire hazard. When the "flash point" of the perfumed liquid is reached, that is to say when it is brought to a certain temperature, it can ignite spontaneously. We therefore recommend that you make your scented candles with the support and advice of someone experienced in the matter.

Our suggestions for scents to use in your homemade scented candles

7 - I make a perfume diffuser for the car

It is very easy to make a stylish and effective car fragrance diffuser yourself. The method is similar to scented dryer sachets.

Ingredients and materials needed:

  • Cotton or linen fabric
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon or string
  • Fragrance oils of your choice
  • Padding (optional), for example old cotton clothes cut into pieces.

Instructions :

  1. Cut out two pieces of fabric in the shape of a rectangle or circle, approximately 10x10 cm. You can adjust the size according to your preferences.
  2. Place the two pieces of fabric on top of each other, making sure the printed sides are on the inside.
  3. Sew three sides of the fabric together, leaving one side open. You can do it by hand or with a sewing machine. Make sure to leave a small gap on one side so you can turn the fabric right side out.
  4. Turn the fabric right side out so that the printed sides are now on the outside.
  5. Fill the fabric bag with some stuffing if desired. This will give the diffuser some volume and help the scent last longer.
  6.  Add a few drops of fragrance oil or room fragrance extract of your choice to the upholstery or directly to the fabric.
  7. Close the open side by hand stitching or using a dot of fabric glue. Make sure the sachet is sealed well so the perfume doesn't escape too quickly.
  8. Tie a ribbon or string around the bag so you can hang it in your car. You can hang it on the rearview mirror, door handle or any other convenient place.
  9. Once the diffuser is ready, hang it in your car and enjoy the pleasant scent it diffuses.

You can also opt for our stylish clip-on car fragrance diffusers which are really practical and decorative (see below). Choose the room fragrance extract or scented oil you want to diffuse in your vehicle. Pour a few drops onto the blotter. Place it in the diffuser and clip it to the ventilation grille in the passenger compartment of your vehicle. The fragrance will gradually diffuse, no more bad smells in the car!


Changing perfumes is easy: our car diffusers come with several blotters.

Our suggestions for scents to use in the car

8 - I make a carpet freshener

    This quick and easy DIY will help you get rid of bad odors in your carpets, while giving them a pleasant scent.

    Ingredients and materials needed:

    • 1 cup baking soda
    • 20 to 30 drops of perfumed oils of your choice, or 15ml of room fragrance extract.
    • A sprinkler bottle or jar with perforated lid

    Instructions :

    1. In a bowl, mix the baking soda with the fragrance oil or air freshener extract of your choice.
    2. Stir the mixture well until the scent is evenly distributed throughout the baking soda.
    3. Transfer the mixture to a sprinkle bottle or jar with a perforated lid for easy dispersion.
    4. Before using the carpet freshener, shake the bottle or jar lightly to distribute the scent throughout the baking soda.
    5. Generously sprinkle the mixture onto your carpet. Make sure to distribute it evenly across the entire surface of the mat.
    6. Leave the deodorizer on for at least 15 to 20 minutes, then vacuum to remove the baking soda and any residue.
    7. Enjoy the fresh, clean scent of your deodorized carpet!

    Our suggestions for scents to use in your carpet deodorizer recipe

    9 - I create my scented multi-surface cleaning product

    Save money by making your own multi-surface cleaning product. You can even choose your perfume and change it each time you make it again!

    Ingredients and equipment needed:

    • 1 spray bottle
    • 2 cups of hot water
    • 1/4 cup white vinegar
    • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol (or vodka)
    • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
    • 10 to 20 drops of perfumed oil or 10ml of room fragrance extract of your choice.

    Instructions :

    1. In a large spray bottle, combine warm water, white vinegar, and isopropyl alcohol.
    2. Add the baking soda to the liquid mixture. Stir well to dissolve the baking soda.
    3. Then add the fragrance oil or room fragrance extract of your choice to the mixture.
    4. Close the spray bottle and shake vigorously to mix all the ingredients well.
    5. Your homemade scented multi-surface cleaner is ready to use! Simply spray the solution onto the surfaces you want to clean, such as counters, sinks, tables, etc.
    6. Wipe surfaces with a clean cloth or sponge. The cleaning solution will leave your surfaces clean and fragrant.
    7. This homemade scented multi-surface cleaner recipe is not only effective for cleaning different surfaces in your home, but it also leaves a very pleasant scent!

    Our suggestions for scents to use when making your multi-surface cleaner

    10 - I make shoe deodorizer sachets

    With this quick and easy tutorial, no more shoe odors in the house! The method is similar to that of scented dryer sachets.

    Ingredients and materials needed:

    • Breathable fabric (such as cotton, muslin, or canvas)
    • Padding (optional), e.g. old cotton clothing cut into small pieces
    • Fragrance oil or room fragrance extract of your choice

    Instructions :

    1. Cut the breathable fabric into squares or circles of approximately 10 to 15 cm on each side.
    2. If you want, you can sew two pieces of fabric together, leaving a small opening on one side for filling.
    3. If using stuffing, fill each pouch with a small amount of stuffing. This will help maintain the shape of the sachet and distribute the scent more effectively.
    4. Add a few drops of fragrance oil or room fragrance extract of your choice to the upholstery or directly to the fabric.
    5. Close the opening of the bag by hand sewing or using a dot of fabric glue. Make sure the sachet is sealed well so the perfume doesn't escape too quickly.
    6. Once the sachets are ready, place them inside your shoes to delicately perfume them. You can also place them in your shoe drawers to scent the entire storage space.
    7. If the scent begins to fade, simply add a few drops of fragrance oil or air freshener extract to the sachets.

    Time-saving tip: room fragrance extracts are non-greasy. You can therefore pour a few drops directly into your shoes, on the insole (unless it is leather). Choose a translucent room fragrance extract to avoid coloring your insole. Bad odors are instantly neutralized!

    Our suggestions for scents to use to deodorize your shoes