10 easy ways to make your home smell like autumn

One of the best things about autumn is the amazing smells associated with the season. It’s finally time for all of your favourite pumpkin, cinnamon and apple scents to fill your home.

Simmer a pot
A bounty of aromatics (like apple slices, cinnamon sticks, and cloves) waft through your entire home when you warm them in water on the stove.

Hang a garland
Dried orange slices, balanced by bay leaves and cinnamon sticks, look lovely strung up on a fireplace and smell wonderfully sweet.

Bake apples
We love a treat that’s a feast for the eyes, taste buds, and nose — and these comforting cinnamon granola apples say ‘autumn has arrived’.

Pour a candle
Pumpkin spice has secured its position as the official scent of the season, so make a DIY candle that will last through December. Or just add coffee beans.

Craft a scented bookmark
If curling up with a good book is your favourite thing to do, double the appeal by making a leather bookmark doctored with spicy essential oils.

Dry fruit, herbs and spices
Dried fruit paired with nuts and spices look classic in your favourite decorative bowl

Try pumpkin spice soap
These will bring a smile to your face every time you wash your hands.

Make cinnamon apple syrup 
This sweet and gooey topping will get gobbled up quickly over French toast or ice cream, but its scent will pleasingly linger in your kitchen.

Amp up pinecones
Pinecones easily fill a bare space on your bookcase in autumn, but a little cinnamon essential oil is the surprise that keeps on giving all season long. There is a wide selection of different essential oils you can try out