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nicest home frangrance/air freshener thing

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DerbyNottsLeicsNightNanny Sun 31-Mar-13 12:37:44

want to buy some air freshener type things for the house and dont mind spending a bit - thought about something from Jo Malone? what would people recommend? I want something noticeable but not overpowering, want to have the kind of house that you walk into and think 'oh that smells nice'. we have a non-smelling house at the mo, no pets/smokers, just a house that smells of not much! (so dont need anything specifically designed to mask nasty smells is what I am trying to say). TIA

Whatalotofpiffle Sun 31-Mar-13 12:57:56

Probably not what you are thinking but I use air wick air and fabric. It clings to the fabrics and smells nice for ages

AlanMoore Sun 31-Mar-13 13:02:03

True Grace - always get compliments on their stuff. John Lewis had a hat box set with 12 votives in which was good value.

I love Green fig, parlour and sacristy, Moroccan rose is lovely too.

auldspinster Sun 31-Mar-13 13:57:08

Make your own with the essential oils of your choice, use a splash of vodka to fix it and top up with water.

armagh Sun 31-Mar-13 20:38:23

Max Benjamin candles mimosa
Or
Parks London candles- the original one is lovely

thebestpossibletaste Sun 31-Mar-13 21:00:39

I don't use air fresheners generally as they contain quite nasty ingredients. However, I do use Body Shop's reed diffusers and also have an aroma stone, which runs off mains and is like an essential oil burner without the tea light. That means I can leave it running all day and just top up the essential oil when needed.

sara11272 Sun 31-Mar-13 21:02:42

The Laura Ashley 'jars with sticks in' are nice and last for ages, loads of good fragrances

sara11272 Sun 31-Mar-13 21:03:06

Ps expensive though, wait for the sale when they are always 40% off!

WildThong Sun 31-Mar-13 21:03:57

Another vote for M&S green fig here, lovely

emsibub Sun 31-Mar-13 21:06:48

Think Yankee candles are hard to beat

CadiM Sun 31-Mar-13 21:15:30

I was given the Jo Malone lemon linen spray, which is nice and fresh and I occasionally spray it around the bedroom and living room. But generally air fresheners remind me of bathrooms, and not in a good way...

Chinateacup Sun 31-Mar-13 21:18:58

Diptyque candles. Expensive but wonderful ...

Icelollycraving Mon 01-Apr-13 09:50:22

Diptiqye every time!

WhoKnowsWhereTheChocolateGoes Mon 01-Apr-13 09:56:21

I like Wax Lyrical lavender reed diffuser, just a subtle waft of lavender as you walk past. You can only smell it when you get within a few feet of it though, won't fill the house, that's probably true of all reed diffusers though.

armagh Tue 02-Apr-13 20:36:19

Rituals do thise reed things too. Don't kniw what it is called but there is one that is lovely

expatinscotland Tue 02-Apr-13 20:40:45

Beeswax candles.

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