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5 DIY Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

5 DIY Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall
  • Georgia
  • Apr 16 2019
Nothing can be as mesmerising as the cool breeze, first fire in the fireplace, warmth of earthy flavours, and the crisp smell of autumn. Yes, it is finally the season of fall. This particular season in Perth is all about relishing the crisp air when the weather turns a little chilly, and you start to spend quality time in your homes.

During this season, people love to bring fresh aromas of autumn scents into their homes using sweet-smelling fall candles and other chemical scents. This is the time when the entire house looks sparkling clean and smells fresh and pleasant.

Most of the people moving out of their rental premises hire professional vacate cleaners in Perth and also make the property smell aromatic during the fall season. This helps in getting their full bond money back from the landlord with ease. Trusted and experienced bond cleaning companies usually use natural ingredients and products for aromatic smells.

You can also do the same without taking any professional help. Here are the five super-easy DIY ways to make your home smell like fall aromas using natural ingredients including cinnamon, pumpkin, spices and citrus.
Let’s get started!

1. Aromatic Simmering Pot

Simmering pots are a creative way to spread sweet fragrance into the entire home during the fall. Follow the homemade simmering pot recipe and make your home smell fresh again.

Fill a pot with water, whole spices and fruit. You can add apples, cinnamon, cloves, orange peels, star anise, vanilla extract, bay leaves, and mint. Boil the pot and make sure the fragrant steam runs through the entire house. This is one of the easy and effective ways that can make your house smell pleasant again during those chilly days.

2. Homemade Pumpkin-Spice Spray

The season of autumn in Perth is all about preparing pumpkin spice room spray for your house. Instead of buying expensive and fancy candles and chemical-based scents, you can make this aromatic blend using a staple spice of many fall favourites.

All you need is 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon, 2 tsp ground nutmeg, 1 tsp ground cloves, 2 tsp ground ginger and 1 tsp ground all spices. Mix all the spices in a small bowl and feel the pure aroma in the air. Store the mixture in a small jar or spice container to see the magic.

3. Decorative Pomanders

Nothing can be more refreshing than decorative pomanders that will increase the beauty of your living room. These are elegant centrepieces that can be created at home in a matter of a few minutes.

You can start by drawing small designs in the orange rind, and don’t forget to poke cloves into the skin to create a chic and classic shape. Once you are done with this, mix the pomanders with greenery and pinecones.

This will give an enthralling look and feel to your beautiful living or dining area. Most of the people in Perth are engaged in creating these classic and creative centrepieces to make their houses smell like fall aromas.

4. Herb and Spice filled Fire Starters

Feel the fall with a hint of fresh herbs and spices added in the DIY fire-starters. When the fire is on, you will feel the smell of aromatic herbs and whole spices along with the fragrance of burning wood.

So, feel the warmth during the chilly mornings with these super-creative fire starters. You can use it on a wood stove inside your house to explore the coziness in the fall season. To make herb and spice fire starters, you need:

  • Dried orange and apple peels
  • Cinnamon Sticks,
  • Fresh Cloves,
  • Coffee filters
  • Lavender, and
  • Thread and needle

Fill the coffee filters with all the spice mixture. Sew the top of the opening using thread and needle and use it as fire starters. Isn’t it simple? The smell will take you the blissful aromatic retreat and encourage you to fire and roast your favourite food.

5. Beautiful Pumpkin Beeswax Candles

You can easily find small and cute pumpkins at the grocery store in Perth’s local market. Bring them home and do something creative with the feeling of fall.

Fill them with homemade candles to run through the spirit of fall throughout your house. For more creativity, add a wick in the centre, melt up some wax and add your favourite essential oil. These tinny homemade candles not only look great but also embrace the bliss of aromatic fall into your home.

All you need is:
  • Decorative pumpkins
  • Wooden wicks
  • Organic beeswax and
  • Double boiler

How to make:

  • Remove the lid of your pumpkins. Properly empty your pumpkins.
  • Break beeswax into pieces and put in a glass bowl over a pan. The pan contains simmering water. This will allow the wax to melt.
  • Cut your wooden wicks and dip both the ends to coat the base with wax.
  • Pour the melted beeswax into each pumpkin. Make sure you hold the wick gently while pouring the wax.
  • Set aside until they cool and harden down completely.
  • Trim wicks and light these beautiful and aromatic candles.


These quick and easy homemade scents and candles are perfect to make your home smell like fall. The fresh aromas and creative ideas will lighten up your mood and give you a relaxed time in your home. In case, you are looking for thorough cleaning of your leased premises, then consider hiring a trained and fully-insured vacate cleaners in Perth. They not only clean the premises but also leave every corner fresh and aromatic.