If you’ve ever wondered how to make potpourri, you’re in luck. Not only is it super easy, but this DIY potpourri is such a wonderful gift that you’ll want to make extra and save some for yourself as well. Whole cinnamon sticks, nutmeg and cloves, enhanced with those very essential oils, will lend warmth and beauty to the home of anyone on your list.
1 cup cinnamon sticks (2 to 3 in. long)
1 cup whole cloves
1 cup whole nutmeg
2 oz. Aura Cacia jojoba oil
8 drops Aura Cacia cassia bark essential oil
8 drops Aura Cacia clove bud essential oil
8 drops Aura Cacia nutmeg essential oil
2-oz. amber glass mist bottle
- In medium bowl, combine cinnamon sticks, cloves and nutmeg. Toss until well mixed.
- In mist bottle, combine jojoba oil with essential oils, replace lid and shake until well blended.
- Alternate between spraying and tossing spices in bowl. Continue spraying until thoroughly saturated.
- Place scented potpourri in jars and decorate with ribbon or raffia.
Tip: To make sachets, place scented potpourri in small linen bags and tie with ribbon or raffia.