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    Fragrant leaf potpourri recipe

    Posted on July 27, 2012 by in Potpourri making

    Potpourri recipe with scented leaves In my last two posts I have been drying leaves from my garden for use in potpourri and then adding essential oils to the potpourri for added fragrance. Here is the finished potpourri recipe. Choosing the leaves for this potpourri recipe This dried leaf potpourri is not as pretty as […]

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    Fragrancing my dried leaf potpourri

    Posted on July 20, 2012 by in Aromatherapy, Potpourri making

    Using essential oils to fragrance potpourri Last week I made some potpourri using dried leaves from my garden. This week I am boosting the fragrance of the potpourri by adding essential oils. I had hoped that my combination of lemon balm leaves, peppermint and scented leaf pelargoniums might have enough scent to fragrance my sitting […]

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    How to make your own potpourri

    Posted on March 8, 2012 by in Potpourri making

    Dried flowers for potpourri Use dried flowers to make your own natural potpourri Dried flowers have been used since Medieval times and before to bring a bit of perfume to what was, at the time, an often smelly world! Dried flowers, in particular dried lavender, were used in Medieval times to freshen rooms and laundry. […]

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    Natural rose potpourri

    Posted on March 5, 2012 by in Dried rose buds, Dried rose petals, Potpourri making

    Natural dried roses as potpourri Rather than use commercial potpourri, why not try something more natural? Some dried rose buds have more natural fragrance than others, depending on the variety and drying process used. If you are drying your own roses, choose a highly scented variety, as the fragrance will only lessen during the process, […]

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    Lavender Lime Potpourri Recipe

    Posted on March 1, 2012 by in Lavender craft, Potpourri making

    How to make your own fragrant lavender and lime potpourri Combine the clean fresh scent of lavender with zesty invigorating lime in a pretty botanical potpourri. Potpourri making is not difficult or time consuming, so why not give it a go? Potential ingredients can often be found in your garden, store cupboard or local shop. […]

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