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Homemade Holiday Potpourri

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This Homemade Holiday Potpourri is the perfect way to naturally make your home smell just like the holidays! With hints of fresh pine needles, cinnamon, orange and fresh cranberries, you’ll have a way to keep your home smelling amazing all season long!

homemade holiday potpourri gift for christmas

The holidays just have a specific smell. From the fresh pine of a Christmas tree to a Cinnamon Scented Pinecones, I cannot get enough of that holiday scent!

That is why I love this Holiday Potpourri so much!

homemade holiday potpourri in jar

It is easy to make, natural and it smells amazing. Seriously, I simmer this potpourri all of the time!!

Aside from making it for your own home, you can make and gift it to family, friends and even neighbors. Just throw ingredients into a cute jar, use our free printable gift tag and you have the perfect holiday gift that doesn’t count more than a few dollars each!

homemade holiday potpourri in crock pot

Homemade Holiday Potpourri

Ingredients Needed:

homemade holiday potpourri ingredients

How to Make Homemade Potpourri

If you are making the holiday potpourri for your own house, just throw everything into your slow cooker, Instant Pot or put it in a pan on the stovetop and let it simmer for hours.

homemade holiday potpourri in slow cooker

If you are making it as a gift, put the ingredients (minus the water) in a jar or other container for gifting.

Then print out the gift tag and tie it onto the jar and decorate it however you want.

The jar is ready to gift!

This DIY Potpourri is the perfect Gift in a Jar!

homemade holiday potpourri

Things To Note:

  • Substitute dehydrated grapefruit, clementine, tangerine or lemon slices or combination for dehydrated orange slices.
  • Substitute one fresh clementine for dehydrated orange slices.
  • If your jar or container is larger or smaller than the amount of potpourri the recipe makes, you can simply add more or less ingredients until your container is the desired level of filled.
  • This potpourri can also be heated on the stovetop if preferred, just follow slow cooker instructions and heat on low.
  • Once activated store in refrigerator when not in use for 5-7 days. Reheat as desired to fill your home with a holiday scent.
Homemade Holiday Potpourri

Homemade Holiday Potpourri

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This Homemade Holiday Potpourri is the perfect way to naturally make your home smell just like the holidays! With hints of fresh pine needles, cinnamon, orange and fresh cranberries, you'll have a way to keep your home smelling amazing all season long!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Fresh Cranberries
  • 3-4 Dehydrated Orange Slices
  • 2-3 Sprigs Rosemary
  • 2-3 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2-3 teaspoons Whole Cloves
  • 2-3 Star Anise

Instructions

  1. Put all above ingredients in a jar or other container for gifting.
  2. Print out gift tag and tie onto jar, decorate jar however desired.
  3. Jar is ready to gift.
  4. NOTE: If not gifting, just put all above ingredients into a slow cooker or pan on the stovetop and follow tag directions.

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