Life Hacks

 

Here is a Life Hack that is easy and works great.     smiley2

 

Homemade Fabric Freshener

Life hacks and knockoffs are great, I love them. Not only do they save you money but there is a sense of pride when it comes to useful or decorative things that you have made yourself.

Are you like me and have animals, kids and a husband that refuses to take off his smelly socks? It just isn’t feasible to run out the store to buy Febreze on a daily basis. So here is a recipe to make your own, and it works great!

  • 1 spray bottle, I used an empty “no-name” fabric freshener bottle

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    homemade fabric freshener ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of liquid fabric softener, again I used a generic brand
  • 1 heaping tsp. of baking soda
  • 2 cups of warm water

That’s it, easy peasy. Mix them all together in the spray bottle and shake, shake, shake. Then spray. I was actually really pleasantly surprised at how well it did work. I went back to give it the sniff test about an hour later so I knew that the smell of the fabric softener wasn’t stuck in my nose and was really pleased with how well it worked. Even this morning, about 20 hours later I’m still happy with the outcome.

*Before you spray something that you don’t want to replace like your carpet or your chesterfield do a test spray first. I personally have not had a problem with staining however I have seen liquid fabric softener stain certain clothing fabrics so it is always better to be safe than sorry.

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smelly dog

 

For best result keep the dog, kids and the husband with the smelly socks out of the living room and the lovely fresh scent will last indefinitely. Ha if only. Let me know how this worked for you, the homemade fabric freshener spray, not keeping them out. {lol} Do you have or know of another hack that you’d like to either try or share with other people? Let me know and we’ll give it

 

 

 

This page will be fun and informative. Whenever the hacks are included in a craft or another post I’ll add it to this page also to make it easier to find. A life hack can be anything to make a busy life easier and in some cases cheaper. I am the queen of frugal so if I can post a way to save you money I’ll definitely post it. I would love to hear about your life hacks as well so I can share them.