Homemade Potpourri

December 20, 2018  |  DIY & Crafts  |  Written by
The Dollarista

Homemade PotpourriBetween holiday parties, work events, and unexpected house guests, it is important to always be prepared with a small thoughtful gift! During the holiday season, I always keep my fridge stocked with these readymade potpourri jars for easy grabbing and gifting. These are super simple to make and are always a crowd pleaser. Plus, who doesn’t love their home smelling festive for the holidays?

It’s a “Potpourri” of Supplies:

  • Glass Canning Jar
  • Oranges, Basil, Whole Cloves, Cranberries, Cinnamon Sticks, or any additional ingredients you would like to include!
  • Ribbon
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Construction Paper
  • Pen or MarkerHomemade Potpourri

Follow Along Step-by-Step:

  1. Insert whole cloves into your orange to release the fresh, citrus aromas of the orange.Homemade Potpourri
  2. Next, fill up a glass canning jar with cranberries, oranges, whole cloves, and cinnamon sticks (I added basil towards the end as well).Homemade Potpourri
  3. Attach a ribbon and direction card stating: “simmer in a saucepan over low heat in 2 cups of water to fill your home with the ultimate aromas of the holiday season!”

A natural and beautiful gift anyone would love, don’t forget to grab one on your way out the door to your next event!

Looking for more thoughtful gift ideas? Check out this DIY gift-giving idea using tumblers!

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