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holiday potpourri

Natural Scents of the Holidays with Holiday Potpourri

  • Author: Courtney Childers
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 1x


With heavily scented spices and beautiful, festive ornaments, this Holiday Potpourri is meant to both decorate and scent your home for the holidays.



6 Sprigs of Spruce or other Evergreen

1 Large Pinecone

1 Small Red Ball Ornament

1 Large Red Ball Ornament

3 Star Anise

3 Cinnamon Sticks

1/4 cup Dried Cloves

3 Tbs Dried Orange Peel

6 drops of Cinnamon Essential Oil

6 drops of Balsam Fir Essential Oil


This recipe fills 1 salad bowl-sized vessel.

Start by collecting all of the items for your potpourri and lay them out in front of you on a counter.

In a large mixing bowl mix all spices, evergreens, and pinecone together.

Add essential oils and mix.

Add decorative ornaments.

Place potpourri in a display vessel.


The red decorative ornaments are a suggestion. Be creative with what to display in the potpourri. Choose ornaments that you like in colors that complement your home.

Do not ingest essential oils. This is only for external use and display purposes.

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: None
  • Category: holiday scents
  • Method: Assemble