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Monday
Dec192011

Christmas Jars

 

Back to Strawberry Hollow for Christmas, and sure enough, a new potpourri for the season. This was starting to a get a little expensive though, especially when I starting using these as hostess gifts.  The Mason Jars are cheap.  For the clear ones in good condition, you needn’t spend more than $1.  The aqua blue ones tend to be slightly more expensive.  Kosher salt, votive holders and tea lites are also inexpensive.  But the potpourri is bit pricey, and I didn’t want to sacrifice for a lesser quality, so I found a way to use just a little bit less for each jar:  add about an inch of salt at the bottom of the jar and then put the potpourri in.  Looks like snow, and easier than flocking.

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