How to make Fresh Carpet Sprinkle

by Katrina - The Organised Housewife

Freshen your carpets and remove smells quickly and easily with this DIY Fresh Carpet Sprinkle.

Keeping carpets clean and fresh can be a challenge, especially if you have kids and pets! A quick and easy way to deodorise your carpets and freshen them up is with my Fresh Carpet Sprinkle. This is so cheap and easy to make and keep in the cupboard for whenever you need it.

I put my bicarb soda in a stainless steel shaker which is commonly used for sprinkling icing sugar over cakes. This lightly dusts over the carpet with no big clumps.

VERY IMPORTANT: Clean your vacuum after vacuuming bicarb soda to help keep your vacuum in good working order. 

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  • Author: Katrina Springer


  • 1/2 cup bicarb soda
  • 20 drops lemon essential oil


  • Combine ingredients in a shaker.
  • Lightly shake the Fresh Carpet Sprinkle over high-traffic areas and let sit for 30 minutes.
  • Vacuum the area to pick up the bicarb soda. Clean the vacuum to remove any bicarb build-up.
Shaker for cleaning - OrganisedHQ
Stainless Steel Shaker for Cleaning
Lively Living Lemon Essential Oil from OrganisedHQ
Lively Living Lemon Essential Oil
Astonish Carpet and Upholstery cleaner from OrganisedHQ
Astonish Carpet and Upholstery

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