How to Make Wardrobe Freshener Spice Bags

These wardrobe freshener spice bags will improve the odour of your wardrobe. They are easy to make and make ideal gifts as well as being useful around the home.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 25 g root ginger, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 25 g peppercorns, whole
  • Citrus fruit rind, any kind (grapefruit, orange, mandarin, lemon, etc.)

Steps

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    Boil all of the ingredients together for 15 minutes.
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    Strain the liquid into a bowl. Leave the spices to cool.
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    Put the cooled spices into a small sachet or a bag made from loosely woven fabric. Tie the top of the bag with string or ribbon.
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    Hang to dry in a warm, sunny place.
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    Hang the dried sachet in a wardrobe. Replace every three months.

Tips

  • Do not put a damp sachet in the wardrobe; this can attract mould/mildew growth.
  • Don't forget to add a hanging tab to the sachet so that it is easy to use.
  • Label the sachets with the purpose, ingredients, and instructions if giving as a gift.

Things You'll Need

  • Saucepan
  • Strainer
  • Bowl
  • Loosely woven fabric
  • String or ribbon

Article Info

Categories: Bedroom Cleaning | Housekeeping