Get the Christmas Tree Smell without the Hassle

Love the smell of your Christmas tree, but hate the hassle of maintaining it and cleaning up all the needles? Fool everyone this year with this small hack to get everyone thinking you have a freshly cut tree in your home!


Fill a saucepan with a bit of water and let it boil. Add pine branches as the main ingredient and include other aromatic scents such as cinnamon sticks. As the mixture simmers, it will fill your home with happy, nostalgic scents — and fool yourself into thinking you bought a real tree this year!


Not a fan of the pine scent? Try this option!


Fill a saucepan with a bit of water and let it boil. Add an apple (quartered), orange peels, whole cloves and cinnamon sticks. Allow these ingredients simmer and soon your home will have the smell of a holiday stovetop potpourri!



If you are planning to sell your home this Winter, we have even more tips that can help you get your home ready!


Contact Ashley Wilson Realty Group today: 919-378-1974. We look forward to making your home buying or selling process a smooth and stress free experience!