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Diffuser and Perfume Recipes: Homemade Scents Using Essential Oils and Fragrance Notes

Mixing your own perfume seems daunting at first, but with a little direction, it's not so difficult.

We've shared a handful of perfume recipes below to get you started. These are given in ratios (x:100), so you can calculate your own proportion.

In addition, for ease of reference, we have provided the correct amounts for 9ml and 30ml bottles.

You can use fractionated coconut oil (FCO) or perfumer’s alcohol (PA) as your  carrier agent.

>> Find perfume kits and perfume supplies in our online store.

We've also included a handful of fall-scented diffuser recipes toward the end of this post. These are sure to spruce up your home during the Autumn season!

DIY Perfume Recipes

Vibrant - A Fresh, Crisp Summer Scent

  Ratio/Drops 9ml Bottle 30ml Bottle


24 2.16ml 7.2ml
Herbaceous 20 1.8ml 6.0ml
Cedarwood 14 1.26ml 4.2ml
Amber 2 .18ml .6ml
Carrier (FCO or PA) 50 4.5ml 15ml

Water Sprite - A Fun, Floral Scent

  Ratio/Drops 9ml Bottle 30ml Bottle

Fresh Water

10 .9ml 3.0ml
Lilac 10 .9ml 3.0ml
Herbaceous 8 .72ml 2.4ml
Ginger Essential Oil
4 .36ml 1.2ml
White Musk 8 .72ml 2.4ml
Carrier (FCO or PA) 60 5.4ml 18ml

 Freshly-picked Flowers - A Scent from Mother Earth

Ratio/Drops 9ml Bottle 30ml Bottle
 Fresh Dirt 10 6.0ml 3.0ml
Jasmine 7 .6ml 2.1ml
Gardenia 6 .5ml 1.8ml
Rose 5 .5ml 1.5ml
Vanilla 2 .2ml .6ml
Carrier (FCO or PA) 60 5.4ml 9ml


Fall Scents and Diffuser Recipes

Autumn brings out the best scents, doesn't it? We've gathered a few of our favorite fall-scented diffuser recipes below.

You can find the fragrance notes and essential oils to mix these recipes in our shop as well!

Quality Fragrance Notes & Essential Oils

Our fragrance notes and essential oils are premium grade, alcohol-free, phthalate-free, and undiluted. They are 100% pure, and sourced only from the most reputable distributors.

We work hard to ensure that your perfume ingredients are top-quality, highly concentrated, and will mix neatly with both alcohol and oil bases.

These are not ready to wear as fragrances – they MUST be diluted before applying directly to skin. It is always a good idea to do a patch test for allergies, even with natural materials.

And of course – do not eat the oils. No matter how yummy they may smell.

IMPORTANT! If you have children or pets in your household, read our blog post about how to safely use and store essential oils.

Pumpkin Patch

  • 5 Drops Orange
  • 3 Drops Cinnamon Bark
  • 2 Drops Allspice

Corn Maze

  • 2 Drops Allspice
  • 3 Drops Orange
  • 2 Drops Ginger
  • 3 Drops Frankincense

Hay Ride

  • 4 Drops Frankincense
  • 2 Drops Lavender
  • 4 Drops Cedarwood

Morning Fog

  • 4 Drops Allspice
  • 3 Drops Frankincense
  • 3 Drops Firewood