How To Make Your House Smell Good On The Cheap

20 Jan

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Hello there folks! I know that its been a while since my last post, but I feel like I have been very busy coming up with new ideas! Luckily I was able to make it to the liquor store for a 750 of the whiskey last night, and there will be no vodka scavenging or Christmas wine drinking. Sounds a little boring now.

 I am actually going to attempt to make a duct tape dress form today with my friends Sammy and Raquel. I have never had a dress form before, but I think that I am coming close to the point where I could really use one. The thing is, they’re expensive. I’m the kinda lady that can’t bring herself to spend a lot of money on an item until it has been proven that it will be used. I never want my tools to be nicer than my talent. Does that make sense? Either way, I will be attempting a dress form this afternoon, which will be immediately useful because I am struggling with this dress.

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Kate gave it to me, super-duper cute right?

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It’s been feasted on by moths, and it’s stained with what looks like rust. Like all dresses from Kate though, it’s vintage and it looks killer when it’s on, so I am trying to repair it somehow.

I have also been on an early spring cleaning and organizing binge this past week. I am composing a list for you about how to keep your house clean in 20 minutes a day or less. I have been struggling with organization for years but I think that I have finally blossomed into an organized little butterfly. I like to open the closet door and just look at it in awe now.

Here is my newest little trick to keep my house smelling good too. I have all these little tea candle places around my house. I love tea candles because they burn for the perfect amount of time before they put themselves out, but unless you splurge for the scented ones they smell like nothing.

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Well folks, I just bought some of this cheap-o oil that is meant for fragrance oil warmers. I put a drop or two onto each tea candle before I light it and voila! Cheap smell-good candles!

Credit to Mr. Ben Proctor for the provided artwork at the top of this post.

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