bh decodes: at-home fragrancing
There’s something wonderfully captivating about a fragranced home. I mean, am I the only one who believes delicious scents have the ability to create a feeling of warmth and indulgence and comfort? I sure hope not...
But with so many scents on the market, it’s sometimes a little confusing when it comes to which scents belong where. Sure, the old school rules put lavender immediately in the bedroom and eucalyptus in the kitchen, but we’re in the mood for mixing things up. Yep, here are some fresh ideas on how to fragrance each and every room of your house using delightful scented candles and diffusers…
THE PERFECT SCENT FOR… the hallway
When guests or family members step into your home, you want them to feel welcomed, at ease and uplifted. You want something with a bit of zing; something that makes them feel happy…
Product picks: Circa Home Jasmine & Magnolia Fragrance Diffuser and Glasshouse Leura Jasmine Blossoms Triple Scented Candle.
THE PERFECT SCENT FOR… the kitchen
Although the kitchen is usually associated with delicious aromas from succulent meals, unwanted odours can also sneak in. Something citrusy is perfect, as it’ll not only mask the not-so-lovely scents, but also leave you feeling vibrant and energetic and ready for more cooking.
Product picks: Circa Home Cara Cara Orange Classic Candle and Glasshouse Montego Bay Coconut Lime Triple Strength Diffuser.
THE PERFECT SCENT FOR… the living room
Had a long, tough day? Or maybe you’re just in the mood for a relaxing few hours of reading on the couch? Either way, you’ll want to turn your lounge room into a place of refuge, one that mimics a sanctuary and allows you to relax and unwind...
Product picks: Circa Home Vanilla Bean & Allspice Classic Candle and Glasshouse Petra Vanilla Fig & Pepper Triple Scented Diffuser.
THE PERFECT SCENT FOR… the bathroom
In the morning, boost your bathroom with something lively and invigorating. Come evening time, reach for something soothing and romantic.
Product picks: Tangerine & Sorbet Perfect Spaces Candle (for morning) and Glasshouse Persia Jasmine Wood & Vanilla Triple Strength Diffuser (for evening).
THE PERFECT SCENT FOR… the bedroom
Ever dreamed of living by the sea? Turn your bedroom into a beachside oasis with scents that smell like a fresh ocean breeze and crisp rain.
Product picks: Circa Home Oceanique Classic Candle and Glasshouse Kakadu Water Lily Triple Scented Candle.
BONUS TIP: Create a super-pretty display of glowing jars by lighting a few candles at once and lining them up next to each other. You’ll love the effect.
ANOTHER BONUS TIP: Want a fresh burst of fragrance? Flip the reeds of your diffuser every two or three days. Want a more subtle scent? Flip them every few weeks instead.
Do you use scented candles and diffusers to fragrance your home? Which scents do you put in each room?
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