Imbue Linens with Fragrance

Imbue Linens with Fragrance

Lend crisp presentation to linens with lightly scented homemade spray starch.

  1. Dissolve 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 5 to 10 drops of essential oil in a pint of cold water, and shake vigorously.
  2. Mist and iron textiles just prior to use, and launder before storage.

Text Melissa Lester
Photography Marcy Black Simpson
Styling Melissa Sturdivant Smith

Find more inspiration in “Linens Fresh and Fragrant,” on page 65 of the January/February 2018 issue of Victoria magazine.



  1. Nothing is more welcoming to sleep than turning down freshly laundered sheets with a hint of either rose or lavender !
    Breathtaking and intoxicating all at once !

    God bless !

    Brandon Hartford
    Te Deum Cottage

  2. I truly miss the fashions presented in the original Victoria Magazine. Also, the articles about famous women from our past. Its been so long you could reprint them…not many would know…Nance


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