Wake Up Your Senses: DIY Coffee Air Freshener for Your Home!

The rich, comforting aroma of coffee has a magical way of perking up our senses and creating a cozy atmosphere. Personally, I enjoy having this comforting scent linger in every corner of my house, from the kitchen to the bedroom.


So, I am going to do a series of posts showing you how I get this gorgeous smell wafting around my home.


Let’s start with my first Coffee Air Freshener idea using pantihose.

Tools and Materials:

  • Stockings
  • Yarn
  • Coffee (choose the ones that smell best to you)
  • Plastic cup or funnel

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Make your own funnel

1. Make a Funnel (Optional)

First things first, if you don't have a funnel, create one using a plastic cup. I have no idea where all my funnels disappeared, so here's how I managed it.


Pierce the bottom of the cup with a skewer and use scissors to cut off the bottom.

DIY funnel from plastic cup

This will help you pour the grounds into the stocking without creating a big mess.


If you have a funnel, simply use that instead.

Snip off a foot from a pair of pantihose

2. Cut Your Stockings

Next, cut one of the foot sections from a pair of stockings.

How to make coffee air freshener

3. Pour in the Coffee

Now, it's time to pour coffee into the stockings. Choose your favorite flavor, something you truly enjoy.


Slide the open end of the stocking over the funnel.

Adding coffee to pantihose

Use a spoon to fill the stocking with your grounds.

Aromatic coffee sachet for freshening the home

2. Tie Up Stocking

Knot the open end of the stocking.

Add a decorative bow

Cuten it up with some ribbon or twine. I used t-shirt yarn.


More Coffee Air Fresheners

For more unique ways to perk up your home with the scent of coffee, check out my tutorial on how to make an easy coffee scented candle.

DIY air freshener

Coffee Air Freshener Tutorial

You can discreetly place these in various locations to infuse your home with a delightful coffee aroma.


I placed one in a decorative milk jug above my water machine.


They are also excellent for eliminating odors from your shoes or placing in your pantry to repel insects.


I hope you found this Coffee Air Freshener project as enjoyable and fragrant as I did!


Have you tried similar DIY projects to infuse your home with unique scents?

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  • Happy Days Hometalker Happy Days Hometalker on Jan 10, 2024
    It is a good idea, I shall try it. Funnels are at the Dollar Tree and Walmart.
  • Patricia Haley Patricia Haley on Jan 11, 2024
    I use the grounds after drying them for a few days on a flat surface: pie plate, paper plate or waxed paper. Smells so good!
    • Marjoycek Marjoycek on Feb 18, 2024
      Great to deodorizer for your refrigerator too.
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