31 Days Of Awesome: Make Your Own Potpourri


This December we’re ushering out 2015 in a new way. Join us as we count down 31 Days Of Awesome and give you something new to do, see, make, eat, or buy every day. Today’s awesome is a quick and simple DIY that’s a surefire way to get you into holiday spirit. Keep reading for steps on how to make your own potpourri!

These recipes are ridiculously simple. All you have to do is throw a bunch of ingredients that smell good together in a pot of boiling water. Leave the pot on a simmering stovetop and bask in the delicious smells of Christmas. You can even do it in a crock pot! Check out three of our favourite recipes below.

Homemade Holidays

Combine cranberries tangerines, fresh pine, apple cider, and a handful of spices for this holiday-approved scent. (via Halfbaked Harvest)


Spice and Everything Nice

This recipe calls for navel oranges, apple, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. If you close your eyes, you’ll be transported to a Christmas chateau with a horse-drawn sleigh parked outside. Slow crackling fire NOT included in this recipe, but totally necessary. (via How Sweet Eats)


But First, Coffee

Latte lovers, this recipe is for you. This potpourri simmers roasted coffee, cardamom and all spice. Make your house smell like a fancy L.A. coffee bar (minus the hipster baristas). (via Hello Natural)