Constantly buying your own perfume can become expensive. With just a few ingredients, and a little bit of creativity you can make your own perfume for a relatively cheap price. Feel free to experiment with several scents and you will find yourself uniquely surprised with the outcome. Just a few basic steps and you will have a scent that is all your own. Most would be surprised at just how simple making a pumpkin and lavender perfume can be.
Mix Your Ingredients
Find a clean jar (with cover) to mix your ingredients.
Add 20 drops of lavender and pumpkin oil (10 drops each) to the jar.
Add 2 1/2 oz. of vodka to the pumpkin and lavender mixture.
Put the cover on the jar and shake it. Place the jar in a cool, dark place such as a closet for 48 hours. Let it sit undisturbed.
Add 2 tbsp. of distilled water to the mixture and let it sit for another 48 hours. Strain the mixture through a coffee filter and into a sanitized spray bottle of your choice.
After writing for high school and college newspapers, Melissa Reece went on to graduate from the University of Wisconsin River Falls with a degree in broadcast journalism. Currently, she is a freelance writer for The Leader Telegram's "Home Front" news magazine and an entertainment writer for Suite101.com