Dried Oranges

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Orange Garland-easy to make and adds wonderful scent to your room! from Vintage Country Farmhouse

Dried Orange Garland - Becky's Farmhouse

Hey sweet friends! How was your Thanksgiving? Relaxing, I hope 🙂 We enjoyed a day with family eating a delicious Thanksgiving dinner! And we got into the Christmas spirit early this year… adding fresh greenery and making some homemade decorations during our Thanksgiving break together. I’ve always wanted to try drying orange slices. So …

Christmas Comfort (Homemade Simmering Potpourri) - I've been using a similar recipe for years. Fills the house with a beautiful and festive aroma.

The Smell of Christmas

This simmering potpourri will have your whole house filled with the smell of Christmas. It is better than any candle! This recipe comes from my Aunt Harriett... if you knew her you would be so intrigued because she doesn't cook... ironically this in not edible, but something very worth sharing. Christmas Comfort Simmering Potpourri 3 cups of water 4 T Vanilla (you don't have to use your good stuff) 3 T Cinnamon 2-3 Cinnamon Sticks Dried Orange Peel Combine in a sauce pan or kettle. Let…

The 5-minute guide to how to make potpourri. It's easy - just follow this potpourri recipe. It makes a nice homemade Christmas gift and I'll share some wrapping tips too.

How to Make Potpourri - Easy Recipe for Making Homemade Potpourri

The 5-minute guide to how to make potpourri. It's easy - just follow this potpourri recipe. It makes a nice homemade Christmas gift and I'll share some wrapping tips too.

How to dry orange slices in the oven did this last year and they turned out perfect!!!  p.s. Your house will smell out of this world amazing!!

A Simple Christmas . . .

Do you ever wish to return to a simpler, less harried Christmas time? I'm not sure if it is even possible but we keep trying ! After a busy, busy sewing season it's difficult to have enough energy to decorate and bake, so we have simplified our routine a bit over the last few years. Yes, I still decorate, but it's mostly simple greens and candles. Yes, I still bake . . . I love it, but I don't worry about having 10 kinds of cookies . . . 3 or 4 favorites will do! So . . in this spirit I…

How to dry orange slices.  Sprinkle cinnamon on top of the slices before baking to add a wintery fragrance!

How To Dry Orange Slices for Easy Christmas Decorating - Red Ted Art

A simple guide to How To Dry Orange Slices, pluse some wonderful craft and decorating ideas. Natureal Christmas Ornaments to make.

Cinnamon Stick Bundles -  Using raffia or ribbon, bind together a handful of cinnamon sticks. Accent with rustic beads or seeds, or add a dried orange wheel to enhance the scents. Make your own orange wheels by drying slices in an oven for several hours at the lowest temperature possible.

50 Insanely Easy-to-Make Holiday Ornaments

With some common tools, scrap supplies, and a little know-how, you can transform just about anything into a decorative accent for your holiday tree. Here's proof!

Dried Orange Slices On Antique Feather Tree...

Offering update

Hello everyone. I've decided to give the winner of my offering a choice of boxes. You can choose from the house design I showed earlier......

Lovely subtle scent for your home with a mini tree filled with gingerbread men, dried orange slices and cinnamon sticks - perfect for the kitchen - Would use an old bucket or Yelloware bowl to put tree in

Christmas 2012

Ok. Might as well make everyone crazy and start a Christmas thread! There are so many fun ideas on Pinterest that I needed someplace to share. Tomato Cage Christmas Tree Topiary Instructions.... http://www.everchanginggarden.ca/wpblog/2011/11/16/tomato-cage-christmas-tree-topiary/

Christmas potpourri recipe cinnamon sticks orange slices

Christmas potpourri recipe

Christmas potpourri recipe using cinnamon sticks, dried orange slices and Christmas spices like cloves and star anise, another dried flowers craft idea.

How to Make Dried Orange Slices - Perfect for use in Christmas crafts, wreaths, decorations and floral arrangements - Our Little House in the Country 1

How to Make Dried Orange Slices

One of my favourite things to use for decorating at Christmas are dried orange slices. They are perfect for Christmas Crafts, Decorations, Wreaths and Floral Arrangements. This is our step by step guide to making your own! In my spare time I love to make things - floral arrangements, wreaths, decorations, curtains etc! I have even…