DIY PERFUME WITH FLOWERS
- essential oil – 3 drops
- distilled water -350 ml or 1 1/2 cup
- dried orange peel – 3 tbsp
- a fresh rose
- a carnation
- vodka – 115 ml or 1/2 cup
- cloves – 1 tsp
step – 1
Take rose and carnation petals and pour 115 ml or 1/2 cup vodka. Cover the jar and leave it on a sunny windowsill for 1 week.
Step – 2
Measure 3 tablespoon of dried orange peel and 1 tsp of cloves into a bowl and pour over 350 ml (1 1/2 cups ) boiling distilled water. Leave to stand for 5-6 hrs.
Step – 3
Strain both the flowers and the vodka mixture and the orange and clove mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl or jug.
Step – 4
Check for clarity – the liquid may need straining through a finer sieve to clear it completely.
Step – 5
Add 3 drops of essential oil and stir well. Pour the liquid into a bottle and keep it in the refrigerator to cool.
Put in a spray bottle and use it.
I really enjoyed making this DIY perfume. It smells great. It is cheap and you can experiment with it by adding other items and creating new fragrances.