How to Make Stovetop Potpourri

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I love making these simple stovetop potpourris. There are so many scent combinations that are possible. I think this one in particular is perfect for summer. It’s a fresh scent, not too overpowering. And when you put this potpourri on the stove, it will make your whole house smell amazing, unlike a candle that mostly works in one room. This is how to make stovetop potpourri that you can enjoy all day long.

Supplies:

  1. 2 Limes sliced
  2. 3 Sprigs of rosemary
  3. 2 Tablespoons of vanilla extract
  4. Water
  5. 1 Quart sized mason jar

Instructions:

  1. Place limes, rosemary and vanilla into mason jar.
  2. Add water until filled. Store the potpourri in the fridge.
  3. When you are ready to use, dump entire contents into a saucepan.
  4. Bring to a boil, then turn heat to low.
  5. Simmer all day, add more water as needed.
  6. Enjoy!
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Tips for Stovetop Potpourri:

  • I make several jars at one time and keep them in the fridge until I want to use one.
  • These make great gifts! Just use a cute jar or tie a pretty ribbon on a plain jar.
  • Make sure you bring the potpourri to a boil before you simmer, otherwise the scent won’t fill your home as well.
  • Most stovetop potpourri mixtures can be used multiple times, just add more water and reheat.

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