Homemade Christmas Potpourri Gifts with Printable
I absolutely love having our home smell like a wonderful scent to represent each and every season. I can’t help myself. I always have a simmering pot of something to spread the aroma around our home. For Christmas I love the scents of cinnamon and baking. It gets everyone in the Christmas spirit too! Create your own homemade Christmas potpourri gifts with the simple steps below.
You can really mix the ingredients up to whatever scent you would like to create. There’s no right or wrong here. It’s whatever you like! Be sure you don’t toss the extra on your stove top. Get good use out of it and leave it simmering to really get your home smelling wonderful.
Change up the ingredients for each season!
Stove Top Potpourri Recipe
- 1 orange, sliced
- 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
- 4 cinnamon sticks
- 1 tablespoon cloves
- 1/3 teaspoon nutmeg
Place all contents in a small pot. Add 3 cups of water and bring to simmer. Allow contents to simmer on low heat uncovered, adding additional water as needed.
Let the potpourri dry and place in baggies. Be sure you download the free printable to attach to the bag.
These make such a wonderful personable Christmas potpourri gifts. They are perfect for girl friends, teachers and more!
Do you make any homemade Christmas gifts? I would love to hear about them in the comments below if you do!