How to Make Carpet Sprinkles

by Rustic Escentuals

Having a nice smelling room is comforting and refreshing. It’s even better when you can customize the scent to your liking! Using a carpet refresher before guests arrive or to cover up bad odors from pets is a great, inexpensive way to help liven up your living space.

poke holes in lid

 
Materials Needed:
16 oz Baking Soda
Fragrance Oil
Glass or metal mixing bowl **
Stick blender or food processor
Glass jar
Goggles
Apron

supplies

 
Step 1
Pour baking soda into a metal or glass bowl. Add approximately 1/2 teaspoon of fragrance oil. (Don’t use too much fragrance oil – a little goes a long way!)

 
Step 2
Use a stick blender or food processor to fully incorporate the fragrance oil into the baking soda.

mix fragrance oil

 
Step 3
Transfer the carpet sprinkles in a glass jar for storage.

transfer to jar

 
Step 4
To use, lightly sprinkle on carpet and vacuum.

Tip: Poke or drill some holes into the lid of the jar to enable sprinkling on the carpet.

** Use a bowl dedicated to crafting purposes. Don’t use a bowl that is also used for food preparation.

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