DIY Mason Jar Potpourri

DIY Mason Jar Potpourri

Creating your own DIY Mason jar potpourri is a simple and delightful way to add a natural and fragrant touch to your home. Here’s a basic recipe to get you started:

Homemade stove top holiday potpourri - Lemon Grove Lane

Ingredients:

  1. Dried Flowers and Herbs:
    • Rose petals
    • Lavender
    • Chamomile
    • Eucalyptus leaves
    • Mint leaves
  2. Spices:
    • Cinnamon sticks
    • Cloves
    • Star anise
  3. Citrus:
    • Orange peel
    • Lemon peel
  4. Extras:
    • Pinecones
    • Dried berries
  5. Essential Oils (optional):
    • Lavender
    • Orange
    • Eucalyptus

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Ingredients:
    • Gather your dried flowers, herbs, spices, and citrus peels. Make sure they are thoroughly dried to prevent mold.
  2. Layering:
    • Start by layering the bottom of your Mason jar with a mix of dried flowers and herbs. This forms the base of your potpourri.
  3. Add Spices and Citrus:
    • Place cinnamon sticks, cloves, star anise, orange peel, and lemon peel on top of the dried flowers and herbs. These add depth and a pleasant aroma.
  4. Include Extras:
    • Toss in some pinecones and dried berries for texture and visual appeal. These also contribute to the fragrance.
  5. Essential Oils (Optional):
    • If you want to intensify the fragrance, add a few drops of essential oils. Lavender, orange, and eucalyptus are popular choices. Be cautious not to overdo it; a little goes a long way.
  6. Mix and Seal:
    • Gently mix the layers to distribute the scents evenly. Seal the jar tightly to preserve the fragrance.
  7. Display:
    • Place your Mason jar potpourri in areas where you want to enjoy the fragrance. Popular spots include living rooms, bathrooms, or bedrooms.
  8. Refresh:
    • Over time, the potency of the potpourri will diminish. You can refresh it by gently shaking the jar or adding a few more drops of essential oils.

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