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15 DIY Potpourri Recipes To Make Your Home Smell Marvelous

by Ambriel

 

If you’re looking for ways to make your home smell marvelous, then put down the Febreze, grab a big pot, and fill it  with ingredients from one these 15 DIY potpourri recipes. Click the link underneath the picture for more details about recipe and give them a try in your home this holiday season.

Simmering Christmas Potpourri with Oranges, Cranberries, and more.

The best DIY simmering stovetop and crockpot Potpourri recipes to make your smell marvelous! Check it out!

Found from One Good Thing by Jillee

Ingredients:
½ sliced orange
2 cinnamon sticks, broken in half
1/2 cup of fresh cranberries
1 teaspoon cloves, whole or ground
1 teaspoon nutmeg

Place everything into a small crockpot, and fill the crockpot with water one inch above the rim. For regular sized crockpots, quadruple the amount of ingredients from this recipe. You can also try this recipe on the stove. Find the full details from One Good Thing By Jillee.

 

Cranberry & Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri

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Found from Rachel Schultz

Ingredients:
2 oranges, sliced
3 cinnamon sticks
1 cup cranberries
3 teaspoons ground clove
2 teaspoons nutmeg
2 sprigs rosemary

Place all ingredients into a pot and fill with water to 1 inch below the brim and simmer. Check out this post from Rachel Schultz for more details.

 

Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas With This Potpourri Recipe

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Found from Half Baked Harvest

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
3 tangerines halved
3 whole cinnamon sticks
2 star anise gives a strong black licorice smell. optional
1 teaspoon whole cloves
1 inch piece fresh ginger
1 tablespoon vanilla bean + 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 small branch fresh pine
1 cup apple cider pomegranate or cranberry juice
water

Place all ingredients into a pot and add water until the pot is just about full. Place the pot on the stove and let it simmer. Continue to add water when needed. Find more details from Half Baked Harvest.

 

Thanksgiving Stove Simmer

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Found from A Beautiful Mess

Ingredients:
Orange and lemon peels
Orange and lemon slices
Fresh cranberries
Two cinnamon sticks
A tablespoon of cloves

Place everything into a pot and fill it halfway up with water. Refill the water as needed to keep the pot half full. Find more details from A Beautiful Mess.

 

Spiced Coffee Pot Simmer

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Found from Hello Glow

Ingredients:
1/4 cup whole roasted coffee beans
3-4 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon whole cardamom pods
4 star anise
1 teaspoon allspice berries

Combine all ingredients in a pot and simmer on low heat. Find more potpourri recipes from this post by Hello Glow.

 

Homemade Crock Pot Holiday Simmering Potpourri

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Found from Tammilee Tips

Ingredients:
6 – 8 Cups Water
4 – 5 Cinnamon Sticks
1 Orange Peel

¼ Cup Whole Cloves
2 – 3 Bay leaves
A few Large Sprigs Pine Needles

Combine all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and turn it on the highest setting. Remove the lid once the crockpot reaches maximum heat. Find more details about this potpourri recipe from Tammilee Tips.  

 

Autumn Simmer Pot

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Found from The Happier Homemaker

Ingredients: 
Sliced apples
Sliced oranges
A few cinnamon sticks
½ tablespoon of vanilla extract

Place everything into a pot, add water, and place it on the stove. Once the mixture starts to boil, reduce the heat to a slight simmer. Continue to add water to the pot when needed.  Check out more details about this recipe from The Happier Homemaker.

 

DIY Holiday Crock Pot Potpourri

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Found from Sugar & Soul

Ingredients:
4 cups water
1 apple cored and sliced
1 orange some rind peeled, then sliced
1 lemon sliced
1/2 cup fresh cranberries
1/2 star fruit sliced
5 small cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon whole cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
5 large mint leaves

Place everything into a crockpot with water and turn on the low heat. Let the mixture simmer and continue to add to water. Check out the full post from Sugar and Soul.

 

Holiday Stovetop Potpourri 

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Found from Rue

Ingredients:
3-4 sliced oranges
1 cup fresh cranberries
3-4 cinnamon sticks
2 teaspoons whole cloves
Whole nutmeg
1 Bay leaf

Break the cinnamon sticks into smaller pieces and bruise the cloves in a mortar and pestle. Fill the pot with all of the ingredients and add water. Grate nutmeg into the pot.  Bring the pot to a simmer on the stove, and continue to add water to the mixture. Find more details about this recipe from Rue Magazine.

 

Cinnamon Orange Slow Cooker Potpourri

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Found from The Novice Chef

Ingredients:
2 oranges, quartered
6 cinnamon sticks
2 tablespoons whole cloves
2 cups water

Combine the ingredients in a crockpot and turn the heat to high. Keep the lid off and add more water when needed. Take a look at the full post from The Novice Chef.

 

Pine Citrus Potpourri

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Found from Add A Pinch

Ingredients:
1 sliced orange
1 sliced lemon
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon cloves
1 pine bough clipping

Place everything into a pot and add water. Let the mixture simmer on low heat and add water as needed. Find more details about this potpourri recipe from Add A Pinch.

 

Homemade Stovetop Potpourri

The best DIY simmering stovetop and crockpot Potpourri recipes to make your smell marvelous! Check it out!

Found from Savvy Saving Couple

Ingredients: 
3 cups of water
2-3 cinnamon sticks
2 anise stars *optional
1/2 cup cranberries
All spice balls (2) *optional
1 tsp whole cloves
1-2 tangerine peels
1 apple chopped up

Place all of the ingredients into a heavy duty saucepan and let it simmer for up to 4 hours. Continue to add water to the saucepan. Find more awesome details about this recipe from Savvy Saving Couple.

 

Easy Apple, Citrus, & Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri 

The best DIY simmering stovetop and crockpot Potpourri recipes to make your smell marvelous! Check it out!

Found from Waiting On Martha

Ingredients:
2 Sliced Granny Smith Apples
2 Sliced Lemons

2 Sliced Oranges
2 Sliced Grapefruits
2-3 Sprigs of Rosemary
3-6 Cinnamon Sticks
3 Drops  Love Essential Oils
3 Drops Orange Essential Oils
3 Drops Rosemary Essential Oils
3 Drops Cinnamon Bark Essential Oils
3 Drops Lemon Essential Oils

Add the fruits, cinnamon sticks, and rosemary into a large pot, and fill the pot with water until it’s ¾ full. Bring the pot to a boil and reduce the heat. Add essential oils and let the mixture continue to simmer. Find more details about this recipe from Waiting on Martha.

 

Fall Simmering Spices

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Found from The Healthy Maven

Ingredients:
Peels of 3 clementines or small oranges
1 vanilla bean, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp whole cloves
2 star anise (optional)

freshly grated nutmeg (optional)
cardamom pods (optional)

Start off by pouring 6 cups of water into a pot and bring it to a boil. Stir in the ingredients and let it continue to boil for 2 minutes.  Reduce the heat to a simmer, and continue to add to water to pot to keep the spices from burning. Take a look at the full post from The Healthy Maven.

 

Scents of Fall Simmer Pot

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Found from Satori Design For Living

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups crabapples
3 sprigs fresh rosemary
3 cinnamon sticks
water

Place everything into a medium size pot and fill it up with water. Let the mixture simmer on the stove and keep adding water.  Check out the full tutorial from Satori Design For Living.

 

What are some of your favorite potpourri recipes? Share them with me in the comment section below!

The best DIY simmering stovetop and crockpot Potpourri recipes to make your smell marvelous! Check it out!The best DIY simmering stovetop and crockpot Potpourri recipes to make your smell marvelous! Check it out!

The best DIY simmering stovetop and crockpot Potpourri recipes to make your smell marvelous! Check it out!

 

 

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