Crafty Homemade Car Air Freshener




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A nifty nice smelling air freshener that fits your lifestyle and whatever you desire it to be. 
(In other words, it's a custom air freshener.) 

Step 1: What You Need

What you need:
- Hole Puncher
- Scissors
- A print out of your favorite image or sprite.
- Tape
- Stapler
- Fabric Softener
- Rubber bands

Step 2: Step 1

-Take your printed images and cut them out. 
-Use the cut images to cut the same shape out of the fabric softener. 

Step 3: Step 2

After completing step 1, 

- Use tape to help you align the image to the fabric softener sheet.
- Staple after you've aligned the layers together 

Step 4: Step 3


-Punch a hole on the top of your air freshener.
-Tie rubber band(s) to the hole. 

Step 5: Now What Do I Do Now?

Now you have your fresh smelling air freshener. You can put it in your car or in a locker. You can put it in your drawer if you want too. I hope you have enjoyed this instructable.

By the Way, if you park your car outside on a nice hot or sunny day, the dryer sheets will be activated by heat and  will smell even better! Why? Because the car is like dryer, it heats up and the heat activates the smell.

Thank you and Enjoy!

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    27 Discussions


    5 years ago on Introduction

    I love this idea. So simple but cute. Thanks for the tips.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    Alright! Front page once again!
    Thanks to whoever featured my instructable again.


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

     So if I never play portal, and thus can never observe either the cake's truthfulness or lack of, then according to Schrödinger's 1935 thought experiment, the cake is both a truth and a lie.



    9 years ago on Step 4

    Doesn't it say "WORKSHOPS"?


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    wow! what a great idea! I think i'm going to make one for my car! thanks! x_X


    10 years ago on Introduction

    i love this instructable. i recently made a paper mario air freshener. for other results you could just put a regular air freshener under your design. but tat kind of defeats the purpose of saving money.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    Hey this was neat. I've found those boughten trees are pretty strong so I will try this with a simple pine freshener sheet and a clip art tree for fun. Thanks for posting.


    11 years ago on Introduction

    Great idea! The store-bought air fresheners are too strong and expensive.