Making your own scented Christmas balls

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Fill your house with fragrant air with this great Christmas ball idea. You can use your old Christmas glass balls or purchase them in any craft store that sells Christmas decoration. The fragrant air results from the potpourri inside the Christmas balls. You can find potpourri at craft and gift stores. This project is easy to make and the result will impress not only you but also your family and friends.  Here’s how to make it:

Materials and tools:

  • Glass balls ornaments
  • Potpourri (dried scented flowers, leaves and moss)
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors

How to make:
Carefully remove the stem from the top of the glass ball. Fill inside the ball with potpourri. If you want to prevent mess, fill the ball with potpourri inside a big bowl.

When the glass ball is fully filled with potpourri, replace back the stem on top of it. Cut ribbon of your choice to loop through the stem. Tie the ribbon into a nice bow at the top. Continue the same steps with the other balls.

Finally, you can decorate your tree with this scented Christmas balls. You can put these ornaments near the Christmas tree lights. The reason because the lights will warm up the scent of your potpourri and the fragrant will fill the air better.

Other than potpourri, you can also fill your Christmas balls with your favorite crush dried spices such as cinnamon and star anise.

Additional Reading:
http://www.ehow.com/how_2269695_make-potpourri-balls.html

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