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There are so many creative ways to use lavender in your home! We’re going to look at 30+ of the best ideas from around the web for using lavender to craft, clean and beautify your home.

Hello there, my friend! Let me ask you a question – do you love lavender? Are you looking for some inspiring ways to use lavender? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

I’m a huge fan of lavender. My growing lavender farm has kept me busy lately. We’ve been trying new recipes with lavender, experimenting with lavender skin care, making lavender teas and even whipping up our own lavender extracts and tinctures.

There has been a lot of lavender going on around here! Luckily, there is no such thing as too much lavender.

What Makes Lavender so Great?

Lavender is a truly amazing herb. Lavender is totally gorgeous, easy to grow, smells amazing, has great flavor and is naturally antiseptic.

A purple lavender plant growing an a lavender farm

I recently wrote about the health benefits of lavender. There are many! From anti-inflammatory properties and pain relief to improved sleep and stress reduction – lavender can be a fantastic part of your wellness routine.

The Benefits of Using Lavender in Your Home

The uses of lavender aren’t limited to just health, well-being and cooking.

Lavender can also be used to make beautiful crafts and unique gifts. The scent of lavender aromatherapy can be lovely and calming. And let’s not forget, lavender contains natural properties that make is a fantastic ingredient for natural cleaning and homecare products.

Today, I want to share with you some creative ways to use lavender in your home. Crafts, cleaning, aromatherapy and decor. We’ve got some of everything that makes using lavender in your home so great!

A girl holds a bundle of lavender in her hand

Creative Ways to Use Lavender in Your Home

1 – DIY All Purpose Cleaner with Lemon and Lavender

Everybody needs a good all-purpose cleaner. Let’s kick this list off with a DIY All Purpose Cleaner with Lemon and Lavender shared by Mommy Potamus. The combination of lemon, lavender and vinegar is sure to leave your home smelling incredible!

DIY all purpose cleaner with lemon and lavender in a brown spray bottle

2 – Homemade Lavender and Mint Soy Candle

Lavender and mint smell divine together! I would love to try making this Homemade Lavender and Mint Soy Candle from The Homespun Hydrangea.

A homemade lavender and mint soy candle in a glass jar

3 – Lavender Bubbles

Here is one craft project that the kids will love – Lavender Bubbles! Michelle from A Little Tipsy will show you how to make this fun bubble-blowing solution along with your own bubble wand.

4 – Lavender Rosemary Wax Melts

If you want your home to smell amazing, try making some of these Lavender Rosemary Wax Melts from Clean and Scentsible. These wax melts would make for a lovely gift idea.

Lavender rosemary was melts sit on a table with purple flowers

5 – Homemade Lavender Sachets

Making homemade lavender sachets would be a great way to use lavender. Stick a few of these Homemade Lavender Sachets from Sustain My Crafty Habit into your drawers and you’ll be smelling clean and fresh!

Two homemade lavender sachets sit on a while towel

6 – Homemade Heating Pad with Rice and Lavender Essential Oil

If you want to learn how to make a Homemade Heating Pad with Rice and Lavender Essential Oil, then head on over to Boxwood Avenue. Chloe will show you how to turn a scrap of fabric, a few drops of lavender essential oil and some rice into something magical.

A homemade rice and lavender heating pad lays on a tabletop

7 – Citrus and Lavender Toilet Fizzies

I think this idea for Citrus and Lavender Toilet Fizzies is genius! Made with all natural ingredients, these toilet fizzies will help you clean up that bathroom in no time. Thank you to A Cultivated Nest for showing us how to make them!

A glass jar of citrus and lavender toilet fizzies

8 – Fresh Lavender Center Piece

Lindsay Viker over at Everyday Dishes is sharing her step-by-step instructions for making a French-inspired Fresh Lavender Center Piece. This is a great idea for anyone who grows their own lavender plants.

9 – Lavender Baking Soda Air Freshener

Heidi from The Frugal Girls has got a Lavender Baking Soda Air Freshener for you to try. Mix up this homemade air freshener and store it in a jar or sprinkle a little on carpet to absorb odors and vacuum them away. Great idea!

Mason jar of lavender baking soda air freshener tied with a purple ribbon

10 – Lavender Play Dough Recipe

Here is another fun idea for the kids – Lavender Play Dough! Let your kids enjoy some relaxing creative play with this lavender play dough recipe from Anna at The Imagination Tree.

A blue circle of homemade lavender play dough with lavender flower buds

11 – DIY Whimsical Lavender Wreath

Purple lavender flowers are absolutely gorgeous! Put those pretty blooms and leaves on full display with this DIY Whimsical Lavender Wreath from Country Peony. Made with fresh or faux lavender, this wreath will look great in your home.

A DIY lavender wreath hangs on a wooden door

12 – Lemon and Lavender Simmering Potpourri

If you want your home to smell clean and fresh, I suggest you check out this Lemon and Lavender Simmering Potpourri from Confessions of a Plate Addict. This would be the perfect way to use up plant scraps after you prune lavender.

Lemon, lavender, a glass bottle and a spoon wait to be made in lemon and lavender simmering potpourri

13 – Lavender Household Cleaner Recipe

All you’ll need to make this Lavender Household Cleaner Recipe is some lavender buds, vinegar and water. Simple, great-smelling and effective. Thank you to Little Green Dot for showing us how to make this all natural cleaner.

A collage of homemade lavender infused vinegar cleaning solution

14 – DIY Modern Moth Balls (No Chemicals Included)

Here is another clever way to use lavender in your home. DIY Modern Moth Balls from Gardenista are chemical-free and made from a variety of great smelling herbs. Try it for yourself!

Fabric sachets containing no chemical moth balls sit on a blanket

15 – Lavender Linen Spray (DIY Recipe)

Get your spray bottle ready! Joy from Artful Homemaking is going to show you how to make a Lavender Linen Spray. Distilled water, lavender oil and some vodka or witch hazel come together to make this simple fabric freshener.

A clear spray bottle and lavender essential oil wait to be made into lavender linen spray

16 – Lavender Soy Candle

One of these Lavender Soy Candles from Country Hill Cottage would make a beautiful gift! Irena and Cyna are sharing several lavender essential oil blends that you can use for different scent combinations. I love it!

A lavender soy candle and lavender flowers sit on a cutting board

17 – DIY Lavender Spray

You really cannot have too much lavender in your life. Crissy over at First Day of Home has a recipe for DIY Lavender Spray that will have you feeling you’re relaxing at the spa. Hop over to her website for all the details.

lavender buds, a spray bottle and lavender oil lay on a table waiting to be made into diy lavender spray

18 – How to Make a Lavender Wreath

Add some beautiful decor to your home with Farmhouse Harvest’s How to Make a Lavender Wreath tutorial. It sounds like the perfect fun and easy craft project!

text of "how to make a lavender wreath" and a picture of a lavender wreath

19 – Lavender Candles

These Lavender Candles from Crafts by Amanda are some of the prettiest I’ve seen. Grab some dried lavender flowers and follow Amanda as she shows you how to make them.

A DIY lavender candle in a glass mason jar with dried lavender flowers

20 – How to Make Resin Pendants with Lavender

Talk about a gorgeous craft! This tutorial for How to Make Resin Pendants with Lavender would be so fun to try. Click over to Sustain My Craft Habit to get the instructions.

Purple resin pendants with lavender flowers inside sit on a piece of wood

21 – DIY Lavender All-Purpose Cleaner

How about a simple, non-toxic, antibacterial cleaner? Sounds good to me! Lavender Tips is sharing a DIY Lavender All-Purpose Cleaner that you can easily make for yourself. What a great way to use lavender in your home!

A spray bottle of natural all purpose lemon and lavender cleaner

22 – Lavender Room Spray

Another Lavender Room Spray for the win! Annie from Most Lovely Things recommends using this room spray on your towels, linens or wool dryer balls. What a great way to enjoy some lavender aromatherapy!

23 – Easy DIY Lavender Sachets with Custom Tags

On Sutton Place has a tutorial for making Easy DIY Lavender Sachets with Custom Tags. Stick some of these sachets in your drawer or closet to keep your things smelling fresh.

A basket of lavender sachets with custom tags

24 – DIY Lemon Lavender Candle

I love me a good candle. This DIY Lemon Lavender Candle from Boxwood Avenue sounds like a perfect combination of my favorite scents. Make some today for yourself or as gift!

Glass jars hold two lemon lavender candles on a white plate

25 – DIY Lavender Infused Vinegar Cleaner

If you like to make your own soaps and cleaners, try this DIY Lavender Infused Vinegar Cleaner from Modern Homestead Mama. Simply mix up your lavender cleaning solution and let it sit in a bright window for a few hours of direct sunlight over the next few days. Easy as can be!

A brown spray bottle and a mason jar full of lavender infused vinegar sit on a counter

26 – How to Make a Lavender Wreath

Roxanna over at A Quaint Life has a step-by-step video tutorial that you can follow to learn How to Make a Lavender Wreath. Use fresh or faux flowers for this charming craft project.

A lavender grapevine wreath hands on a door

27 – Easy DIY Lavender Air Freshener

If you grow your own lavender, you must try this Easy DIY Lavender Air Freshener from Angie Holden at the Country Chic Cottage. This air freshener uses fresh cut lavender from the garden for an unbeatable scent.

A mason jar holds a diy fresh lavender air freshener

28 – DIY Linen Lavender Eye Pillows

Here is one of my own TIDBITS & COMPANY goodies. DIY Linen Lavender Eye Pillows. These lavender eye pillows are quick and easy to make. They’ll take your relaxation game to the next level!

DIY Linen Lavender Eye Pillows and a bowl of dried lavender buds

29 – How to Make Lavender Oil: A Step by Step Guide

Have you ever wondered How to Make Lavender Oil? Head over to Lovely Greens. Tanya will walk you through the process of making your very own batch of lavender oil.

Oil, lavender buds and a jar of homemade lavender oil sit in a kitchen

30 – No Sew Lavender Sachets

This sachet is for the non-sewers out there. Celebrated Nest is going to show you How to Make No Sew Lavender Sachets. This project would be perfect for crafters of any level!

A pile of no sew lavender sachets

31 – Hand Sewn Lavender Sachets

And for the die-hard sewers – how about some Hand Sewn Lavender Sachets. These sachets are dainty and beautiful. Learn how to make them at A Modern Homestead.

A hand sewn lavender sachet with a bow

32 – Pressed Flower Mason Jar Candles

Last but not least, take a look at these pretty-as-can-be Pressed Flower Mason Jar Candles from Life N Reflection. These would make a great gift or piece of home decor. And of course, they will smell amazing!

Two glass mason jar candles with pressed lavender flowers sit on a countertop

Learn More About Lavender

There you have it! Those are some wonderful ideas for using lavender in your home. I hope you found something that you are excited to try! Let me know if you have a favorite way to use lavender around your house.

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If you like learning about lavender, feel free to stay and take a look around at my other lavender posts. And check back often – I’m always adding more!

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