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DIY Fall Potpourri

DIY Fall Potpourri

The fresh Fall scent of pumpkin, spices and sun-dried leaves can be preserved with Shirley’s fragrant DIY Fall Potpourri.
MATERIALS:
  • Sunflowers
  • Gerbera Daisies
  • Leaves
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Pinecones
  • Orris Root or Gum Resin
  • Silica sand or gel
  • Containers
  • Essential Oils or oil fragrances


INSTRUCTIONS:


DRIED FLOWERS

1. Cut fresh flowers


2. Fill container with silica sand or gel


3. Place flowers face down into silica


4. Let flowers dry for approximately 3-5 days


SCENTED FIXATIVES


1. Place orris root or gum resin in container


2. Add desired oils and mix


3. Seal and leave for 2 weeks


LAYERED POTPOURRI


1. Place bulky items at the bottom of desired container


2. Add leaves and cinnamon sticks (and other desired filler) to second layer


3. Gently place dried flat face flowers on top layer


4. Enjoy!


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