These homemade room spray recipes and ideas will fill your home with the scents that you love the best. With just a few ingredients, you can mix together your own room spray and know that you’ve created a household item that’s natural and free of harsh chemicals. A homemade room spray is a simple DIY project that just about anyone can handle.
These DIY room sprays make wonderful gifts for the holidays, housewarming, hostess gifts, and more. Just about anyone would love to get one of these as a gift, and they’ll be touched that you made something homemade for them.
What’s in a DIY Room Spray?
A DIY room spray needs a few common ingredients to work. The base of the room spray is water, and many recipes use distillation to purify the water. Essential oils are added for scent, and then an emulsifier is added to make sure the water and oils mix. This can be alcohol, witch hazel, sea salt, or another emulsifier.
1. Citrus Fresh Homemade Room Spray
This Citrus Fresh homemade room spray uses a combination of two essential oils that really gives it a kick. It’s the perfect scent to use all year and will fill your home with an energizing fresh smell. There are also two other recipes here: one for a Lemon and Almond room spray and one for a Vanilla and Lavender room spray.
Included with this recipe are some free, printable labels for your bottles (perfect if you plan to gift them). There are three different label shapes, and you can use whichever one you like best.
Citrus Fresh Homemade Room Spray from A Blissful Nest
2. Uplifting Chamomile Room Spray
Chamomile can be used for more than just tea, as this recipe from Hello Glow proves. The calming scent of Chamomile is mixed with the energizing scent of Rosemary for a unique scent that both calms and motivates. There are two other recipes here for room sprays: Bergamot Brightening and Sunny Lavender. Also included are tips on how to add sprigs of herbs or plants to your bottles.
Uplifting Chamomile Room Spray from Hello Glow
3. Refresher Spray for Rooms and Fabric
This isn’t just a room spray, it’s also a DIY spray for linens. There is a basic recipe here to make a neutral-smelling air freshener, but that’s just the start. There are also some recipes here to create Zen Spa, Sleepy Time/Relaxation, and Floral Dream room sprays.There’s a free SVG cut file included if you’d like to add the vinyl label that says “Refresher Spray” to your own bottle.
Refresher Spray for Rooms and Fabric from Bren Did
4. All the Vibes Room Sprays
There are three different room spray recipes here, and you’ll want to make at least one of each. Cozy Vibes, Fresh Vibes, and Campfire Vibes each have a unique scent combination that evokes certain feelings and memories. They’re packaged in pretty perfume bottles, putting a little bit of beauty into a daily routine.
All the Vibes Room Sprays from A Beautiful Mess
5. Citrus Room Spray
Fill your home with the scent of fresh citrus with this room spray recipe. Lemon, lime, and orange are combined for a scent that you’ll want to spray everywhere.
Citrus Room Spray from Tidbits
6. Essential Oil Aromatherapy Sprays
There are three room spray recipe ideas here. Dream is woodsy, Still is calming, and Awake is energizing. All use a unique combination of essential oils to get their scent. These room sprays can also be used as linen or pillow sprays.
Get the same look by using the free, printable labels provided and printing them on Kraft paper.
Essential Oil Aromatherapy Sprays from Crazy Inspired Life
7. Summer Sun Room Spray
This Summer Sun room spray is going to add some sunshine and clean smells to your home with its scents of lemon, orange, and cypress. There are also recipes here for Island Breeze and Mojito room sprays. A video is included to give you detailed directions for making your DIY room sprays.
Summer Sun Room Spray from Hello Glow
8. Pumpkin Spice Room Spray
Pumpkin Spice is a popular flavor and scent in the fall, and this room spray will give you that cozy and sweet scent that you love year-round. Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and a few other essential oils give this room spray its scent. There are also directions here on how to make your own pumpkin spice potpourri.
Pumpkin Spice Room Spray from Making Lemonade
9. Go-to Essential Oil Room Sprays
Here’s a group of homemade room sprays that cover just about everything. There’s “Home Sweet Home,” “Sleep Tight,” “OMG Hurry Up and Grow,” and “Nostalgia.” Whatever you’re feeling, one of these is sure to fit the bill. These are designed to be mini-sprays that you can easily stash wherever you need them.
Go-To Essential Oil Room Sprays from A Beautiful Mess
10. Good Vibes Room Spray
This Good Vibes room spray recipe combines 5 essential oils, including Ylang Ylang and Juniper Berry, with rose water to create a scent that’s one-of-a-kind. Don’t feel like you can’t deviate from the recipe—these scents in any combination would be lovely.
Good Vibes Room Spray from Cupcakes & Cutlery
11. Christmas Room Spray
The holidays call for their own room spray recipe, and you’ll love this one. The warm scents of cinnamon, orange, and clove are used to create a room spray that smells warm and comforting. There are free labels here that match the ones in the photos. They’d be the perfect touch for this room spray and also turns it into a lovely DIY gift.
Christmas Room Spray from SwoonWorthy
12. Spa Fresh Air Freshener Spray
This Spa Fresh air freshener spray will fill your home with the scent of lemon and lavender. It’s a fresh and relaxing smell that can be used any time of year. This is a simple recipe that is perfect for beginners.