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DIY Febreeze – Cheap & Quick!

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Living in one of the most expensive cities in the country has trained me to be as thrifty as possible! I love having friends over and am constantly looking for ways to make my place as cozy as possible. I came across this on Pinterest and decided to give it a try. Here is my experience with making my own febreeze!

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Materials
-mixing bowl & spoon
-measuring cup
-1 part fabric softener
-2 parts warm water
-1 tbs of baking soda

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1. Start with warm water. I boiled my water until it was just about to boil. I let it sit for about 2-3 mins before adding it to the bowl.

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2. Add fabric softner. I mixed as I poured the softner in with the warm water.

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3. Mix in baking soda. Here I added WAY too much baking soda! Learn from my mistake and add less!

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4. It will start fizzing! Don’t worry! Mix concoction until the fizzing stops.

5. Once liquid cools down, add to a spray bottle of your choice. An important thing to remember is to choose a spray with a fine mist. This ensures your furniture and clothes won’t get soaked.

I tested my homemade febreeze on my couch and I love it! If you’re sensitive to strong smells, add another 1/2 cup of warm water. It was the perfect balance once the product was finished.

And there you have it! Homemade febreeze at a fraction of the cost!

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After 6 years in Operations, I will be quitting my full time corporate job to pursue a career in web development! Here is my journey through school and the ever so fun, job search. -San Francisco Bay Area -Web Dev Student @ Dev Bootcamp -Winner of Facebook's F8 Scholarship Summer 2016

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