20 Hacks To keep Away The Monsoon Smell

Monsoon brings the rain and pleasant weather but also a lot of moisture which result in Foul smelling odours that I am sure you don’t want in your home.

According to a survey, 84% women confess that they’re struggling to make their home pleasant in Monsoon Season. With these 20 Interesting hacks you’ll be able to keep away the monsoon smell + some of these are purely homemade and costs you absolutely nothing!

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20 Hacks To Keep Away The Monsoon Odour

For these simple hacks, you’ll need Essential Oils, Baking Soda, White Vinegar and Some other kitchen-stuff. 

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#1 Place a few drops of your favourite Essential oils like Rosemary or Lavender near the air-conditioner. The sweet smell will diffuse in room, making it smell amazing.

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#2 Pour 10-15 drops of Essential Oils on a cotton ball and keep it where you want- this could be your living room, balcony or laundry area. This hack will deodorize the place and keep away the Monsoon Smell.


#3 Mop your floor with a spoonful of Baking Soda and Rock Salt mixture. This removes the smell and leaves a clean and fresh home. Salt also eliminates the bacteria and keep away the ants.

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#4 Scented Candles are an easy way to light up the fragrance. Light up the candles and feel the differences. It also helps to create a positive environment for meditation or relaxation.

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#5 Place some White Vinegar in a bowl and keep it where you want to remove the odour. White Vinegar absorbs the foul smell leaving behind an odour free home.

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#6 Place some Baking Soda in Pepper-spray Jar and keep it in Refrigerator. It absorbs the smell. Make sure you replace the soda every 3-4months.


#7 Room Fresheners can be a great alternative when you have less time and have to attend guests. Use a fresh and floral smell to mask the monsoon odour.

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#8 Take a few spoonful Baking Soda on a paper towel and secure it with a rubber band. Keep this sachet in your closet or laundry area to absorb the smell.

Also see: How to build your home around blue theme?


#9 Essential Oil Diffusers can be a good investment. You can make your home smell pretty much the flavour you want by mixing up essential oils.

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#10 Apply 5-10 drops of Vanilla Essence to Cotton ball and keep it in refrigerator. This eliminates the odour and you’ll have a fresh smelling refrigerator.


#11 Pour some Baking Soda Powder  on sofa surface and let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Clean with a Vacuum Cleaner.

Also see: How to declutter your home : in 8 steps


#12 Put a bar of soap in your sock drawer. This will eliminate the odour from socks.

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#13 Alternatively you can spray scent on a Popsicle and place it in your sock drawer to have same effects.


#14 Scented Sticks are a very old and efficient option to get an odour free home in Monsoon.


#15 Coffee grinds also soak up the moisture and introduce a fresh smell into your wardrobe. Create a sachet by pouring a spoonful of coffee grinds in a paper towel and secure it with rubber band.

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#16 Simmer the ingredients like Cinnamon, lemons and Rosemary grass and let the steam cover your home. This will add a pleasant smell to your home.

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#17 You can make a DIY Spray to keep away the musty monsoon odour. For this, mix 1 cup of white vinegar with 5 cups of water and pour the mix in a Spray Bottle.

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#18 Alternatively you can also mix a few drops of essentials oils and Baking Soda to 5 cups of water and Spray the mix to remove the smell.


#19 DIY this Air Freshener by pouring few drops of essential oils on some baking soda. Keep this mix in a container and cover it’s mouth with cheese cloth.

 




#20 Keep Camphor Balls in the corner of room. It will keep the smell away and also keep the bacteria away.


I hope these 20 Hacks prove useful to you. Comment below and share your thoughts. If you liked this post, share it with your friends.

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How to build your home around blue theme?

Here’s a few brilliant ideas that you can try for home renovation. Let your home speak of peace with the shades of blue, coffee and greys. In this post, you will see beautiful snaps from different home that you can choose for your dream home!

1. Here’s the color palette:

A blue theme means more spacious and peaceful arrangements. If you want to make your home look royal and modern, then it is the theme for you! With this theme, it will not be a matter of whether you are a girl or boy; and regardless of your age.

Colours selected for theme:

Blue, slate, sky, stone, sapphire, buttermilk, egg nog, bone, pearls and other soft colours to support your blue theme. (source)

Also see: Blush pink theme home makeover 

2. The First Impression:

You will love the first impression that your dream home could possibly be. Here’s indigo blue exteriors highlighted with plain white and it’s the first impression you can create in the minds of your loved ones. Take the hints, the stone-works that you can use as an amazing display. (source: Home Bunch)

3. Living room:

Here, the idea is to ditch the blues as you will be using them around. You can see the supportive color is shown as the main. It will make your living room an attractive part of the home. (source)

Also see: 8 cheap home makeover ideas

4. Bedroom:

If you are looking for a clutter free and clean bedroom, and this theme will surely never let you down. Highlighting a plain blue-shade while having a balcony view is all you need for a modern bedroom. (Source)

5. Kitchen:

Here’s a beautiful kitchen with attached dining facilities. Have a look at the beautiful lighting, lovely no? (Source)

6. Bathroom:

A bathtub, clean white furniture will do make your bathroom look luxurious. (source)

8. Cozy accessories:

If you love throw pillows, you gotta love these printed covers and style. Along with is an image to show how you can use them to get a cozy-seating arrangement. (source)

Also see: Seating arrangement ideas for garden 

9. Make a bold statement:

An art display? It’s more than that- a bold statement for your home! Say with it all. Here’s the Etsy link, just in case you feel like buying this one.

So, with the end of this post, I would love to hear from you! Which shades of blue you want to try for your dream home? Also comment your one favourite theme that reflects you and connects with your home.

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3 Best Feature Wall Ideas for Living Room

Bored of the plain empty walls? Want to make your home more lively? Then a feature wall will do magic for you. In this post, you will see the 3 best of feature wall ideas with steps to create it. This post covers three feature walls- black and white photo feature wall, geometrical feature wall, and glass feature wall. You can implement these ideas to have a beautiful home.

Black and white photo feature wall

If you are a constant reader on my blog, you must be knowing that I love photographs. You can check my post on Photograph Placement and ideas. This idea came from The Ideal room.

Create your own black and white photo wall collage feature wall:

You will need:

  • A lot of black and white photographs of your choice (you can either use your memories or any interesting theme collage will do)
  • Adhesive
  • Ruler and measuring tape
  • Markers

How to make black and white photo wall collage?

  • Measure the dimensions of the wall. You can also try implementing the collage to a portion of wall. There is a lot of scope to experiment.
  • You must be knowing the average photos required by implementing maths. Now, if you are planning on mosaic, it may be hard to calculate the exact number of photographs you will be needing, so take a bit more than average.
  • Paste the photographs side to side or in a random fashion.
  • Your black and white photo wall collage feature wall is ready!

Also see: Playing around the blush: Home Décor- Makeover

Geometric feature wall ideas for living room

Now this is going to be colourful and eye-catchy! A perfect happy home needs colours. While a lot of colours on all walls could be an unwelcoming idea, but using colours on one feature wall supported by other plain walls could do magic. I am inspired by Elisa Rose’s post to bring colours on my feature wall.

Here’s how to make it:

You will need:

  • Frog tape or masking tape
  • Paints of your choice. I generally prefer working on a theme and same I suggest to you.
  • Paint brushes 2” wide

How to paint a geometric feature wall?

  • Remove all the adjacent furniture for space to work.
  • Form a geometric pattern by using frog tape.
  • Start painting your feature wall. However, try not to use same colours on adjacent patches.
  • And it’s ready! Remove the frog tape once the paint has dried.

Check out how to make it in detail at Elisa Rose’s post.




Feature partition glass wall

Not a usual wall but I find this idea very interesting. I found this on SG LivingPod Blog.

To create this feature wall, you will need a glass wall installed on your living room. Then you can draw patterns or paint it the desired way.

If you loved this post then share to your loved ones to help create them beautiful homes. 

Which idea of the three you loved the most? Comment below and share your thoughts.