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You want to add at least 8 drops of essential oil for each cup of plant material you're using. Two cups of dried flowers = 16 drops of essential oils. Once you've added the oils to the potpourri, place it into a plastic sealable baggie or a jar with a lid and let it soak in for a few days. Place it in a bowl; the scent will last for a few weeks before you need to replenish it. #potpourri


Homemade Potpourri 101: {How-To}


[ DIY: Homemade Potpourri 101 ] Discussion on three components of potpourri: Fixative, Fragrance, Filler. Discussion on Types to Make: Dry; Moist. Also information on Tools Needed and How to Store. Ingredient Ideas includes a list of Flowers: Lavender, Rose, Pine Cones, Cedar Tips, Eucalyptus; Herbs: Mint, Lemon Balm, Thyme, Rosemary; Spices: Cinnamon Sticks, Cloves, Nutmeg, Vanilla Beans, Anise. Read more about fixatives and ratios ~ from

Make homemade potpourri
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Don't Toss Those Flowers! How to Make Homemade Potpourri

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How to Make Homemade Potpourri for Christmas

This homemade Christmas potpourri is made for heating on the stovetop with water, so the fragrance permeates throughout the house as the potpourri simmers.

Homemade Potpourri