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Does anyone know how to make your own "Fabreeze"?

I love using it every day, and I love coming home to a home that smells that wonderful, but hate paying the ridiculous price for something that doesn't seem to last that long!

I know a ton of y'all make your own cleaning product. Is there anything like this I could try to make?

 
Mom-2-3-Girlz

Asked by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 9:43 PM on May. 6, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Homemade Fabric Refreshener

    16 ounce empty spray bottle
    Vodka, rubbing alcohol or witch hazel
    4-6 drops essential oil
    Water

    Add ½ cup 100 proof vodka to a 16 ounce spray bottle.

    Add ½ teaspoon essential oil of choice (or a mixture of oils).

    Fill the remainder of the bottle with distilled water. Shake and spray!!

    You can use vodka, rubbing alcohol or witch hazel. The rubbing alcohol is my least favorite, but it works. If you choose to use rubbing alcohol, remember that it will leave a scent behind for a few minutes before dissipating. Do not use this spray around an open flame.

    You can also put a little bit in a small, travel size pump bottle to freshen up your car or your cubicle!
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 3:45 PM on May. 7, 2011

  • 1/2 to 1 capful of liquid fabric softener in a spray bottle. Fill it will water. Shake. Presto! Cheap Febreeze! :)
    CeeCee333

    Answer by CeeCee333 at 9:47 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I but some rubbing alcohol (about 3 capfuls) in with about a 1 capful of liquid fabric softener and shake.
    SAHMinIL2

    Answer by SAHMinIL2 at 10:52 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • You can look up home made air fresheners online, there are all kinds of ideas.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 8:43 AM on May. 7, 2011

  • Here are the varying recipes of Homemade Febreze that I have found, though for this instructable I will be showing how to make Recipe #5.

    Recipe #1------------------------------Courtesy of TipNut.com
    1 cup fabric softener
    1 cup white vinegar
    2 cups water

    Recipe #2------------------------------Courtesy of TipNut.com *
    2 cups water
    1 cup fabric softener

    Recipe #3------------------------------Courtesy of TipNut.com *
    3 cups water
    3 TBS fabric softener
    3 TBS rubbing alcohol

    Recipe #4------------------------------Courtesy of TipNut.com *
    2 cups water (warm)
    1/4 cup fabric softener
    1 TBS baking soda

    Recipe #5------------------------------Courtesy of Thriftyfun.com **
    1 part water
    3 parts fabric softener

    *http://tipnut.com/4-homemade-febreeze-recipes/

    **http://www.thriftyfun.com/tf243748.tip.html
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 3:48 PM on May. 7, 2011

  • 8 drops lavendar oil
    4 drops each bergamot and clove oil
    2 drops oil of peppermint
    1/2 cup vodka
    1/2 cup distilled water

    Combine the ingredients in a spray bottle and shake well. Spritz into the air four or five times in areas you feel need freshening, being careful to avoid your eyes when spraying.
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 3:50 PM on May. 7, 2011

  • hmm..not sure but would love to know as well
    Charizma77

    Answer by Charizma77 at 9:58 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • don't know
    tazdvl

    Answer by tazdvl at 10:31 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • Great question, I was just thinking this!
    BlessednHappy

    Answer by BlessednHappy at 2:20 AM on May. 7, 2011


  • Pour 1/2 cap to 1 cap of your favorite fabric softener into empty Spray Bottle.
    Finish filling the Spray Bottle with good ol' H20 (water)...

    Give it a good shake and there you have it...

    Your own Custom, Homemade Fabric Refresher...
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 3:48 PM on May. 7, 2011

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