Need an easy homemade gift that is unique and inexpensive? These Easy Christmas Potpourri pouches are fun and simple!
I began making these a few years ago and love how fun and easy they are. The combination of ingredients is perfect for the holidays, and you can make several at once which is very inexpensive and perfect for gifting teachers, neighbors, church members – whoever you want!
Easy Christmas Potpourri Gifts
- ½ cup cranberries
- 1 small orange
- 3 Cinnamon Sticks (use the code “HOME” for a 15% discount!)
- 1 Tablespoon Mulling Spice (use the code “HOME” for a 15% discount!)
- 2 Tablespoons Star Anise
- Place all ingredients in a bag. (I use bags like these.)
- Tie up with a ribbon and a gift tag, which can be downloaded and printed below.
Download FREE Christmas Potpourri Pouch Gift Tags Here.
I get most of my ingredients for these at Olive Nation (free shipping if you spend $50 or more; 15% off any size order when you use the code: home).
Other fun things to make with cinnamon sticks
If you’re going to take advantage of that 15% discount I mentioned and grab cinnamon sticks from Olive Nation (I buy them in large quantity this time of year!), here are some other great ways to use them:
Make Cinnamon Extract. Get the details and directions here.
Buy a fun holiday candle and glue cinnamon sticks onto the jar for a fun and festive look! Get the details and directions here.
Make Cinnamon Pancake and Waffle Syrup. Get the details and directions here.
Purchase a small plant and glue cinnamon sticks around the pot. The example shown below is one I made in the summertime. But for a holiday gift, purchase a small poinsettia or another wintery plant. Tie with a red ribbon and you have a lovely gift! Get the details and directions here.
Make Crockpot Cranberry Apple Cider. This is always a hit with guests and so very easy to make!
Need another homemade gift idea?
Try making Homemade Vanilla Extract. EVERYONE loves receiving this gift!