It’s laundry day, and if you love the clean smell of fresh laundry like I do, the unique aroma of your detergents and scent crystals make a heavenly addition that takes a little of the grind out of the laundry chore. Now, you can make these DIY laundry scent booster crystals with household items already on hand.
We all know those crystals aren’t cheap and the extra expense every month can cause a little angst when budgeting for the month. So, why not make them yourself when you can save a few bucks, right? Besides being budget friendly, these DIY scent booster crystals are super easy, to boot! More importantly, they aren’t loaded with lots of chemicals, so it’s safe for the family.
DIY scent crystals worth the economic boost!
Three ingredients you possibly have around the house right now.
Epsom salt….got it? This is what I use.
Baking soda….really? Yep, that little yellow box of a gillion uses!
Essential oils…? If you don’t have any on hand or need to replenish your supply, here is a great deal on a quality combination.
Ta-da! There you have it. Make it yours!
After testing various alternatives for the DIY laundry scent boosters, this is one of my favorite and most inexpensive ways to make my own.
Making your own also allows you to utilize your own creative genius. Go ahead, get creative, personalize it and design your own scent! A couple of my favorite combinations are eucalyptus and lemon, and lavender and sage. The options are limitless! Now, when your friends take note of how delicious your laundry smells and ask what type of soaps you use, you can tell them it’s your DIY laundry scent booster crystals and you made your own!
DIY Laundry Scent Booster
- Plastic Bowl
- Upcycled or dollar-store airtight container for storage
- 3 c epsom salt, rock salt, or kosher salt
- 1 c baking soda
- 40 drops your favorite essential oil(s)
- Pour epsom salt and baking soda into plastic bowl.
- Add 40 drops (total) of your favorite essential oil(s).
- Stir to infiltrate the oils into the salt.
- Using a funnel, pour into storage container.
- Use 1/3 to 1/2 cup per load of laundry.