Creative Day Thursday ~ Harvesting for Potporri
|Harvesting flowers can be used for Teas & Potpourri too!|
"noun pot·pour·ri \ˌpō-pu̇-ˈrē\: a mixture of dried flower petals, leaves, and spices that is used to make a room smell pleasant" and "
Definition of POTPOURRI
: a mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices that is usually kept in a jar and used for scent"
|Beautiful Flowers Grown By Jennifer Bingham Our Dear Friend. Please pray for Jennifer's health. Thank You!|
|Dried Geranium buds are good to add.|
|Dried Crab Apple Flowers are a Pretty Addition|
|Dry Daisy Petals|
|Dried Sunflower Petals make things bright!|
|Dried Rose Petals & Buds.|
|Press Dry Cone Flower Petals to keep their shape.|
|Chamomile gives a sweet & pleasant fragrance.|
|Great Combination for Fall|
|Pick Rose Petals at their opening early in the am.|
|If you cut your roses buds and place them in water they will open right before your eyes!|
|Dry Spring Violets by pressing to keep their shape.|
I collect/harvest different flowers & flower buds, cones, pods, seeds, leaves and tiny twigs for my potpourri.
I dry flowers and use some for Teas & keep some for my potpourri.
Here are a few of my favorites and instructions on how to make them for your home or gifts to brighten up someones day!
Holiday Spice Potpourri: Dried Orange Peel, Cloves, Cinnamon Sticks, Dried Apple Skins, Star Annis and Fresh Ginger Slices.
Spring Mix Potpourri: Dried Rose Petals, Dried Violets, Dried Thyme, Dried Sunflowers, Dried Chamomile, Dried Lavender and Dried Geranium flowers & buds.
Woodsy Potpourri: Tiny Sticks, Pine cones, pine needles(green), Cinnamon Sticks, acorns & Cracked Nut Shells.
Beachy Potpourri: Sea Shells, Dried Lemon Slices, Moss, Star Annis with a Sailors Knot tied to the bowl .
And here are some other Bloggers who have demonstrated their Potpourri Skills!
Country Cottage Primitives *ready made
Dried Flower Craft
Home Made Gifts Made Easy
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