DIY Dusting Spray

Making your own dusting spray is easy. Lemon essential oil is a great addition to many home cleaning recipes.

This dusting spray will clean, disinfect and moisturise and nourish the wooden furniture you use it on.  Just make sure you test a small inconspicuous area on the item you are cleaning if you are worried about damaging the surface. I have used this spray on all my wooden furniture with no problems. This spray should keep for about 3 months, but I use it all in one go as I give all my wooden furniture a dust.




  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup distilled water
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 15 drops of lemon essential oil


Using a small funnel pour the lemon oil, olive oil, vinegar and then water into a small spray bottle. Shake well and then make sure you shake the spray bottle when you use it to make sure the ingredients stay mixed. Spray some of the dusting spray onto a microfibre cloth or a rag and wipe the surface.

Before and after use on my coffee table



Homemade Lavender Linen Spray

Want to make your linen smell wonderful? Tired of paying lots of money for commercial products? Why not make your own. It’s easy….. 




What you are going to need:

  • 100 drops (or approx. 1 teaspoon ) lavender essential oil
  • 1/4 cup unflavoured vodka
  • 1 litre of distilled water
  • glass container for storing
  • small spray bottle


Mix the vodka (helps the oil mix with the water) and lavender essential oil in the bottle.

Then, add distilled water to the bottle.

Shake the bottle to disperse the oils evenly throughout.

To use:  Fill a small spray bottle and shake lightly before each use. Try spraying your pillow before going to sleep to help you relax. It can also be used as an iron spray to make your clothes smell wonderful.

Note:  You can use different essential oils