There are two basic types of homemade potpourri recipes: dried and simmering. Making dried potpourri - the kind that sits around in a bowl, letting off its wonderful scent - is fun, easy and affordable.
While floral potpourri is fragrant, potpourri made from dried fruit imparts a zest that fills your home with a crisp, fresh scent. Drying fruit is easy, and part of the fun in making this potpourri is choosing your favorite fruits to mix together.
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
I love this easy recipe for slow cooker potpourri - it smells just like Christmas! I can leave it out all day long and don't have to worry about burning down the house, OR it can be adapted for stove (Stove Top Ideas)
Give the gift that smells amazing! Homemade potpourri that's perfect for the holiday season uses a combination of orange and cinnamon, with subtle notes of vanilla. The perfect gift for any host or ho (How To Make Christmas Mom)
This is the best way to preserve the beauty and fragrance of a beautiful bouquet of fresh roses - Drying the petals make great embellishments for cards, confetti for weddings and bridal showers, or homemade potpourri.