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How do I (discreetly) make my living space smell decently?

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by dusty, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. singhstyle

    singhstyle Well-Known Member

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    Natural oils work very well--- best place to buy em= Bed Bath and Beyond.
     
  2. Dmax

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    Dmax said:Claus Porto makes this Tabaco candle, which smells of coffee and tabacco. hey, throw in peanutbutter and that will be great for when I miss my dad.....
    My wife bought this for me and after lighting it a couple of times I have to say it smells less like tabacco and more like butterscotch. For some reason,the tabacco scent seems to be difficult to package for perfurmers, be that in candles or colognes.
     
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    ^ Do they do anything other than sit there and look cute?

    Of course, they smell like clovers and oranges!
     
  4. hermes

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    baxter of california recently introduced 3 candles geared towards men with apparently masculine scents (www.baxterofcalifornia.com)

    i still think a lampe berger is the best bet to purify smells from a room
    you can use their 'neutral' oil for an unscented purification
     
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    Tell your girlfriend to stop queefing
     
  6. kwilkinson

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    baxter of california recently introduced 3 candles geared towards men with apparently masculine scents (www.baxterofcalifornia.com)

    i still think a lampe berger is the best bet to purify smells from a room
    you can use their 'neutral' oil for an unscented purification


    I know people here aren't big fans of Banana Republic, but they also have candles. I bought a lot of their "Fireside Lounge" candles last Christmas, b/c I thought it was just a seasonal thing that wouldn't last, but I'm pretty sure they sell them year-round. It's an incredibly masculine smell. I love it.
     
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    (discreetly) stop farting
     
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    Bleach everything that you can.

    Ethanol everything that cannot be bleached.
     
  9. dusty

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    I posted this a year and a half ago; I've long stopped caring about the stink.
     
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    I posted this a year and a half ago; I've long stopped caring about the stink.

    Did you just give up?
     
  11. dusty

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    I chose to embrace it
     
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    I chose to embrace it

    Damn... I wish I could do the same. Stink from my dog pissing in the corner by his cage ONCE just ain't going away. I've bleached, alcoholed, candled etc. but it ain't going away.

    I guess I gotta take some lessons from you...
     
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    Apartment Therapy had a bit on mixing water with baking soda, and leaving it an open slow cooker on low.
     
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    I saw something in a cooking magazine once about stuff you could boil right before guests arrived to put some nice aromas in place.

    I think it mostly focused on things that would be left from whatever recipe you just followed like simmering cinnimon or the peel from the orange you had to juice for some sauce...
     
  15. wmb

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    diptyque makes great room sprays that dont smell like deoderizer. cypres smells like pine -- sort of like a christmas tree is in the house... there are many other options.
     
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    What about burning Incense?

    edit:lol already mentioned.
     
  17. turboman808

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    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.
     

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