Homemade Stove top Potpourri

You have company coming over and you want your home to smell amazing fast.  What do you do?  You pull out all your favorite scents and brew them together on the stove top.  This Homemade Stove top Potpourri will have your entire home smelling like Christmas in a matter of minutes.  What’s best is you can leave it on the stove all day long to ensure the smell lingers continuously!  This is hands down my all time favorite Christmas Recipe!

Make your home smell like Christmas with this Homemade Stove top Potpourri

Homemade Stove Top Potpourri

Homemade Stove top Potpourri

2 minPrep Time

2 minTotal Time

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  • 1 Cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Sliced Orange (any size will do)
  • 1 Tbsp Nutmeg
  • 2 Large Cinnamon Sticks (broken in half)
  • 1 Tbsp Whole Cloves
  • 4 Cups Water


  1. Grab a small pot and place on your stove top.
  2. Gather all your ingredients and place them into your pot.
  3. Pour your 4 cups of water over the ingredients and turn your stove top to low heat.
  4. Allow to simmer for as long as you wish.
  5. Be sure to add water as the water reduces down.

Stove Top Pot Pourri

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This is the best way to ensure a delicious smell lingering throughout your home! I use this on the weekends and it really gets me in the Holiday spirit!  Plus who doesn’t want to come home and smell oranges, cinnamon sticks and more.

Be sure to check out the rest of my Homemade Projects!

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