Make Your Own Holiday Potpourri

potpourri of cranberries, orange peel, cinnamon in a bowl with pines and pinecones on the table

The holiday season is upon us! If you are looking for ways to make your apartment festive and cozy, consider making your very own holiday potpourri. Keep reading to find out some great recipes to have your space smelling delicious!

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What Is Potpourri

Potpourri is simmering a mixture of natural scents from fruits, seasoning, plants on the stove which will give your space an incredible aroma! Potpourri is easy to do, and simple to give! If you are heading to a friend or family member’s home for the holidays, assemble a potpourri bag for them to easily simmer on the stove! Potpourri will give you the same aromatic experience of a candle without having to worry about a flame!

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Festive Potpourri Recipes

This recipe comes from Add to a simmering pot:

  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Whole Cloves
  • Cranberries
  • Fresh Oranges

with optional:

  • Apple Slices
  • Pine Needles
  • Vanilla Bean or vanilla extract
  • Star Anise
  • Lemon Slices
  • Fresh Rosemary

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