Didn't read thru all of this I am lazy.
All my drawers and closets have some form of cedar in them. It's not overpowering and just gives a hint of freshness.
I also have alot of leather and nice fabrics in the apartment. I take care of the leathers and they give off a nice natural smell. The fabrics I use fabreeze on to keep fresh and odor free.
Nothing in my place over powering but smells fresh.
Now that fucking cat box coming from the guest bathroom is another matter. I keep a stong sandalwood in there and a odor absorbing thing next to the box.