Don’t you just love the smell of cedar? I sure do! That was one of the reasons for this DIY cedar closet lining project I just completed…
Hi! I'm Liz the author of the DIY and decorating blog SimpleDecoratingTips.com. Here's a easy project I recently completed on our newly mid-century house I'd love to share with you!
The aroma of fresh cedar is wonderful for sure, at least to humans… but not so much to insects. Cedar is supposed to repel insects including moths. I think it’s true too… at least people have been touting that property of cedar for generations. I’m going to cling to the belief that it really works and be glad I just put it in 2 of the hall closets.
I’ve seen cedar balls for sale and little pieces of cedar wood on a hook to make closets smell good and bestow the insect repelling benefits… So I figured that to line a whole section of wall in the closet with cedar would really be aromatic and work well. Plus, comparing with the hanger thing, this is quite cost effective… it just had a bit more work involved.
This is what I used: