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Jul
25

Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial


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Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

If you would like to learn how to create your very own homemade air fresheners to sell, then you will definitely want to check out this shimmering air freshener tutorial from Natures Garden. Of course, these beautiful handcrafted air fresheners would be perfect for personal use as well! Aroma beads can be one of the easiest and best ways to scent your home! This beautiful room scenting recipe uses quality ingredients, like our aroma beads, and a strong, gorgeous floral fragrance oil to create a air freshener product. You can use your finished creation as a homemade air freshener for car, home, office, or any other space you that can think of! Plus, this free craft recipe is fairly simple to create. So, check out the recipe that we have provided below to learn more about this glistening air freshener tutorial!

Natures Garden Ingredients For the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

Aroma Beads
NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil
Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye- Burgundy
Diamond Dust Mica Pigment
Air Freshener Jars

Other Needed Ingredients For the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial 

Ziploc Bag- Gallon Size
Measuring Spoon

Weights and Amounts For the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial 

1 pound Aroma Beads
2 ounces NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil
1 tablespoon Diamond Dust Mica Pigment
1 drop Burgundy Spectrum Liquid Candle Dye

Making Preparations For the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

Before you can begin creating your scented craft recipe, you are going to be making preparations for this glistening air freshener recipe. First, you will need to gather any equipment that you are going to need in order to make this diy room scent recipe. Also, you will want to gather all of your craft making equipment that has been listed above as necessary for this tutorial. Next, you are going to want to clear a space for you to use as an work area. You will want to clear off enough space so that you are able to work comfortably on this air freshener recipe. Once you have made these simple preparations, you are ready to move on to the next step in this crafting process.

Prepare the Aroma Beads For the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

First of all, you are going to need to prepare the aroma beads for the shimmering air freshener tutorial. In total, you will need to have one pound of the unscented and uncolored aroma beads. Anyone that has purchased the one pound bag of aroma beads will know that it comes in a Ziploc bag. While the one pound portion of our aroma beads is already in a Ziploc bag, you will want to transfer the aroma beads to a larger Ziploc bag. The original bag is too small and you will have a hard time mixing in the mica, colorant, and fragrance oil. So, you will need to pour the entire pound of unscented aroma beads into a gallon Ziploc bag. This will give you room to mix together all of the other ingredients.

Add the Fragrance For the Shimmering Air Freshener TutorialAdd the Fragrance Oil to the Aroma Beads

Next, you are going to add Fragrance Oil to the aroma beads. So, you are going to need to weigh out 2 ounces of the NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil into a small bowl. After you have that amount of scented oil measured out, you will need to add this fragrance oil to the aroma beads in your Ziploc bag. Then, you will need to seal the bag. Once your bag is completely sealed, you will want to use your hands to incorporate the scent. You can both shake and squeeze the bag to mix in the scent. You will want to continue to do this until the fragrance oil looks like it is evenly dispersed throughout aroma beads.

The NG Cancan Type Fragrance OilNG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil

The NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil is a gorgeous aroma that you will be sure to love in your diy room scent! This scented oil has notes of fresh mandarin that is balanced with hints of apple peel to open this feminine fragrance. Then, this lovely aroma continues with jasmine, violet and lily to form a floral accord. These floral notes are balanced with an aroma of woodland fern. Further, it has hints of berry at the heart of the scent. Finally, a sensual blend of cashmere musk, golden amber and vanilla bean creates a romantic sweetness that surrounds the floral bouquet. So, you will be sure to enjoy the beautiful aroma of this fragrance oil in your homemade room scent recipe!

Adding Candle Colorant For the Shimmering Air Freshener TutorialAdding Candle Colorant to the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

Now, you are going to be adding the candle colorant for this shimmering air freshener tutorial. So, you will need to add one drop of the burgundy liquid candle dye to your scented aroma beads. This will provide your aroma beads with a beautiful pink color in the final product. After adding the burgundy candle colorant, you are ready to move on to the next step in this air freshener making project.

Mix in the Candle Colorant For the Glistening Air Freshener TutorialMixing Candle Colorant into the Shimmering Air Freshener Project

After adding the burgundy liquid candle dye, you are going to begin mixing the candle colorant for the shimmering air freshener project. You are going to need to mix in the aroma bead dye into the scented beads thoroughlySo, you are going to need to seal up the bag and use your hands to work everything together. Once you have an even pinkish color throughout your scented aroma beads, then you are ready to move on to the next part of the process.

Measuring Mica For the Shimmering Air Freshener TutorialAdding the Mica to the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

Next, you are going to add the diamond dust mica powder to your aroma bead mixture. So, you will need to use a measuring spoon to add in one tablespoon of Natures Garden’s diamond dust mica powder to add some shimmer and shine. Once you have added this glittery powder to your mixture, you are ready to move on to the next step in this process.

Mix in the Mica Powder For the Glistening Air Freshener TutorialMixing Diamond Dust Mica into the Shimmering Air Freshener Project

Again, you are going to need to mix everything together. This time you are going to be mixing the diamond dust mica into the shimmering air freshener project. So, seal the Ziploc bag completely and use your hands to mix. Then, you are going to want to either shake or squeeze the bag until all the glittery mica has been dispersed throughout the aroma bead mixture. Once you have an even shimmer on all of your aroma beads, you are ready for the next step in this process.

Allow the Aroma Beads Time To Absorb the Scented Oil

Now that everything is mixed together, you are going to need to let your aroma beads absorb the NG CanCan Type Fragrance Oil. For now, you will need to keep the Ziploc bag sealed. Then, just set the bag in a safe place to cure. You will need to wait about 24 hours to make sure that all of the scented oil has been absorbed by your aroma beads. If you don’t feel that everything has been absorbed at that point, then it may be a good idea for you to wait a bit longer to ensure that your air freshener recipe is ready to use.

Fill the Containers For the Shimmering Air Freshener TutorialFill the Containers For the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

After your aroma beads have fully absorbed all of the NG CanCan Type Fragrance Oil, you are ready to fill the jars. This room scenting project will create about six finished air fresheners. So, you will need six of these vented air freshener jars. Then, fill each of them with your pretty pink aroma beads. Once you have used all of your aroma beads to fill these jars, you are ready to move on to the next step in the process.

Add the Lids To Your Finished Air FreshenersAdd the Lids To Your Finished Air Fresheners

Once all of your air freshener jars have been filled , you are ready to finish up with the packaging process. Each one of your air freshener jars will have a clear plastic liner. You will want to add this fitment to prevent the aroma beads from spilling.  This is important if you are storing or shipping your shimmering air fresheners. Also, this liner lid will help hold in the scent until you are ready to use the air fresheners.  Finally, place a vented lid on top of each jar.

Use the Finished Product Of the Shimmering Air Freshener TutorialUse the Finished Product Of the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

Of course, when you are ready to use your finished air freshener, all you need to do is remove the plastic fitment. Then, you will want to only replace the lid with holes. This will allow the scent to be released from the plastic jars. So, your homemade air freshener can fill your home with the lovely aroma of the NG Cancan Fragrance Oil from Natures Garden!

An Elegant Scent Inspired By a Scandalous Dance

The lovely NG Cancan Type Fragrance Oil has an aroma that is sensual and entirely feminine, which truly fits the name. While this dance had eventually become a mainstream part of French culture, it was initially regarded as obscene and scandalous. In fact, the dance was used to push back against the strict Victorian values put on women at the time. If you are curious about the origins of the Cancan and the movement this dance was a part of, then take a look at the article called A Brief History Of The Cancan, France’s Famously Raunchy Dance from Culture Trip!

Natures Garden Wholesale SupplierQuestions About the Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial

We hope that you liked creating and using this homemade air freshener recipe! If you have any lingering questions about our Shimmering Air Freshener Tutorial, we are here to help.  Feel free to reach out to us at Natures Garden. You can talk to us on the telephone via our HUG Line, in the NG store, and from our website. Another easy way that you can reach out to us online is through our social media sites. First of all, we are available on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to get answers to the questions that you may have, but you can share with us your ideas on the best way to scent your home, too. We would love to see more of your fun room scent creations!

 

May
29

How to Use Aroma Beads


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How to Use Aroma BeadsHow to Use Aroma Beads

We at Natures Garden know all about how to use aroma beads. So, this craft blog would be a great place for you to learn about aroma beads, which are sometimes referred to as sachet beads. We will begin going over all kinds of information for aroma beads, which is perfect if you are wondering what these are or are looking for some recipe ideas. These beads are a simple way to create wonderful room scents and there are a few fun ways to use this product, too. So, try out some fun aroma bead crafts!

How to Use Aroma Beads: What Are Aroma Beads?

Aroma Beads are clear beads made of plastic and are very absorbent. Since these beads are absorbent, they can be used to create some fantastic air fresheners. In fact, aroma beads can absorb up to 30% of the fragrance oil. Since they absorb fragrance, they make wonderful room scents. So, they can either be used on their own to scent your home or they can be added to potpourri to create a lovely room scent blend. 

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Do You Use Aroma Beads?How to Use Aroma Beads: How Do You Use Aroma Beads?

Ultimately, our aroma beads are all used to create all kinds of different aroma bead air fresheners. All you need to make basic diy aroma beads is the aroma beads and the fragrance oils. However, there are so many fun things that you can add to make fantastic air fresheners. So, you can use unique containers, cosmetic colorants, cookie cutters in fun shapes, or many other wonderful ingredients to create your recipes. Many people have used this product as air fresheners in sachets, in smelly jelly jars, in closets, in automobiles, in lockers, in shoes, in vacuum cleaners, in drawers, in air cleaner vents, and so much more.

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Do You Make Aroma Beads?

Aroma bead recipes are fairly simple to create. As long as you know what you are doing, these recipes are low stress and very fun. While there are a few different kinds of recipes that you can choose to create with these beads, there are a few steps that remain the same. First, you will always need to allow your aroma beads to soak in fragrance until everything has been absorbed. Depending on the fragrance you choose and the amount you add, the waiting time can vary. Some may only need to soak over night while others could take up to five days. But, it shouldn’t take more than a week. If you still see leftover oil seven days, then it may be a sign that your beads cannot absorb anymore oil. So, you will want to add a few more beads to absorb the rest of the fragrance oil.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Can I Make an Aroma Bead Candle?How to Use Aroma Beads: Can I Make an Aroma Bead Candle?

Since aroma beads are used to scent the room, they are often thought of being similar to candles. Although they both can use candle making fragrance oils and colorants, a key difference is that aroma beads can’t be used for a hot throw. While it may seem like a good idea to create an aroma bead candle, this will not work as it will melt and burn the plastic. So, you can only have a cold scent throw with this product. So, the product will be best for scenting small areas, like a closet, luggage bag, purse, desk drawer of car air freshener.

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Long Do Aroma Beads Last?

Of course, the most important part of an air freshener is the scent. So, you will want a product that will last as long as possible. Since aroma beads are able to absorb quite a bit of fragrance, they are typically able to outlast other types of air fresheners. However, this can vary depending on the fragrance oil you use. Some fragrances are just naturally stronger than others. So, pick a good candle scent and use the suggested amount and you will have a fantastic room scenting product! You can find some of our strongest candle scents on the Top Candle Scents section of the Natures Garden site.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Can Increase the Scent Throw?

While you can’t create a hot scent throw, there are some things your can do to increase the scent throw of your aroma beads with the same fragrance oil. First, you can increase the air flow circulation of the room. This will help the cold scent throw carry throughout your entire house! Another option that you have to increase the scent is to set your aroma bead ornament in the sun. While you don’t want your aroma bead ornaments to get warm enough to melt, allowing them to get a little warmer will help increase your scent throw a bit. Also, the Organza Air Freshening Beads Recipe in the little pouches are perfect for leaving in the car to get warm and provide a better scent throw.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Simple Aroma Bead Ideas

Now that you know a little bit more about aroma beads, you are ready to get creative and make some fun stuff! While using aroma beads is simple to do, there are lots of different ways that you can use them. So, they’re both simple to make and fun to use. If you are interested in ideas for aroma beads, then we would like to share some of our free craft recipes with you.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Organza Air Freshening Beads RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Organza Air Freshening Beads Recipe

Another easy way to create great air fresheners is the Organza Air Freshening Beads Recipe. All you need to do is let your beads set in one of your favorite fragrance oils until the aroma beads absorb the scent. Then, transfer your beads into a little bag you are ready to use! Personally, I love these as car air fresheners as you can put them in front of an air vent and throw scent throughout your whole car. But, there are so many places that you can decide to use these, too.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Vacuum Air Freshening Beads RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Vacuum Air Freshening Beads Recipe

Another fun idea that you can use with aroma beads is the Vacuum Air Freshening Beads Recipe. Instead of leaving your aroma beads in a bag, you can vacuum them up to circulate the scent in your home. All you have to do is sprinkle some aroma beads on the carpet before you begin to vacuum. Once you sweep up the floor, you will begin smelling throughout your home.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Making Aroma Bead Ornaments

One fun way to create a room scenting product with aroma beads is to creating hanging air fresheners of aroma bead ornaments. You can choose any kind of shape you’d like and even use a nail to create a hole for hanging. Since these room scenting recipes will hang, they are great for both scenting and decorating. If you would like the steps for creating your own hanging air freshener, then check out the How to Make Aroma Bead Ornaments class on our website.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners Recipe

One recipe that you can create using aroma beads is the Gingerbread Aroma Beads Air Fresheners Recipe. This recipe is cheerful, festive, and absolutely perfect for the holidays. This recipe uses gingerbread man cookie cutters and puffy paint to create some cute little gingerbread men that would be perfect for decorating around Christmas time. Plus, these gingerbread men smell amazing due to the Gingerbread Fragrance Oil. So, your home will smell delightful and look super cute!

How to Use Aroma Beads: Valentine's Day Bouquet RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe

Also, you can create a beautiful bouquet of scented crafts that is unique and special. This craft uses soap, aroma buds, and aroma bead ornaments to create the Valentine’s Day Bouquet Recipe. Not only will this recipe smell lovely, but the soaps can actually be used! So, this gorgeous recipe would be perfect for a gift on Valentines Day.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Mulberry Love Air Freshener RecipeHow to Use Aroma Beads: Mulberry Love Air Freshener Recipe

If you want to create that Valentines Day recipe or just want to create cute aroma bead ornaments, then the Mulberry Love Air Freshener Recipe would be a great idea. This creating aroma bead ornaments is similar to other aroma bead recipes. The only difference is that these beads are melted in the oven. This allows the beads to stick together and melt a bit to create a heart shape.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Tips for Aroma Bead Ornaments

While we have recipes and written directions on our class, we know that some people prefer video instructions. If you are interested, we have a YouTube recipe video that could be helpful for creating your aroma bead ornaments. So, you can check out a video on How to Make Aroma Beads Ornaments.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Additional Information

Something important to mention for using aroma bead ornaments in the car is that they may melt. Depending on where you live, your closed car has the potential to get very hot in the summer months. These extreme temperatures could cause your ornaments to begin to melt and fall apart. This would cause a mess and waste your perfectly good fragrance! So, we recommend not using this method for car air fresheners.

How to Use Aroma Beads: How Can I Decorate Aroma BeadsHow to Use Aroma Beads: How Can I Decorate Aroma Beads

Of course, it is fun to have a room scenting recipe that looks cute. Luckily, there are many ways that you can create recipes that are super cute! First, you can use Liquid Candle Colorants to add a pop of color to your recipes. This color would be absorbed just like the fragrance oil. Another option your have for decorating is mica shimmer. You can add some sparkles while the aroma beads are absorbing fragrance to get the mica to stick to the wet beads. Also, you could dust some mica on a finished aroma bead ornament. Speaking of aroma bead ornaments, you can use puffy paint to draw fun designs on any of your finished aroma bead ornaments!

How to Use Aroma Beads: Important to Know

While these recipes can be fun, you should be aware of how fragrance oils need to be handled. First, fragrance oils can eat through finished surfaces, painted surfaces, or plastic surfaces. So, be aware of where you set your aroma beads to soak! If the fragrance seeps out onto an unprotected surface it could lead to damage. We like to leave our aroma beads on the back of the toilet in the bathroom as it can’t damage porcelain. Also, fragrance oils should be kept away from children and pets, as they may try to eat the fragrance. If your child does ingest a fragrance, contact poison control immediately.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Can I Use Soap Colorants?

No, you can’t use soap colorants in your diy aroma beads. Also, you can’t use food coloring in these recipes. Both of these colorants are water soluble and the aroma beads will not absorb them as well as they would for a candle colorant. So, using either food coloring or soap colorants would lead to your finished product leaking color until all the color is gone. This will look bad, make a huge mess, and ultimately be a waste of supplies.

How to Use Aroma Beads: Reach Out to UsHow to Use Aroma Beads: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you learned something new about aroma beads! Once you know how they work, there are all kinds of things that you can create! If you have any more questions about using aroma beads, then you can reach out to us at Natures Garden. Your can find us at the store, call us, or find us on social media. We are on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents), and Instagram (@ngscents). We will love to hear from you and hope that you have fun creating your home made air fresheners.