Potpourri: potpourri that has lost it’s scent can be revived with a few drops of your favorite essential oil. body lotions & moisturizing oils: mix 1 cup carrier oil or along with the moisturizing lotion with few drops essential oil and apply gently after bath. oil burners: if you have an oil burner or a diffuser at home or office, add 1ml of your favorite essential oil with water to fill your home with a natural fragrant scent. humidifier: add 1-9 drops of essential oil to the water along with the water. vacuuming: take 2 cotton balls and add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to the cotton balls and drop them in your vacuum bag to fill your home with your favorite aromatherapy scents while vacuuming. scented lightbulbs: put 1-2 drops of essential oil on your light bulbs in your lamps when not in use. When you turn on your light again the heat from the bulb will warm the oil and add a nice fragrance to your room. Make sure the light bulb is off and cold before adding the essential oil. in the dryer: as a natural alternative to dryer sheets, put a few drops of oil on a damp cloth and toss into the dryer with your clothes. painting: adding essential oil to paint will counteract the unpleasant smell. And because essential oils are not fatty oils, they will leave no oil spots on the walls. Add 1 tsp of your favorite essential oil to 1 gallon of paint. Mix well. Painting tip from the real essential. lip balm : use essential oil to scent your homemade lip balm.