How to Make Christmas Potpourri

Keep your home smelling fresh and looking refined with the following recipe for this deliciously scented Christmas potpourri.


Andrea’s Christmas Potpourri

Mix together the following ingredients and then add a few drops of essential jasmine oil.


Christmas Potpourri

Sachets are made from vintage French fabrics, dishtowels, lace and trim.


From the Garden:

  • Dried rose petals
  • Dried hydrangea flowers
  • Ponderosa and Meyer lemon peel
  • Pink-grapefruit peel
  • Lime peel
  • Orange peel
  • Rosemary leaves
  • Juniper berries
  • Pepper berries
  • Eucalyptus leaves and flowers
  • Bay leaf
  • Thyme leaves
  • Sage leaves


From the pantry:

  • Vanilla-bean pod
  • Whole cloves
  • Loose black tea
  • Mulling spices

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By Andrea Drexelius

Photography by Mark Tanner


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