How to make lemon and lime potpourri

Because it not only looks pretty but also smells amazing, you really can't go wrong with potpourri. Although you can buy it in stores, making potpourri allows you to choose the specific flowers used, creating a scent that is tailored to your preference.
This potpourri gets a fresh twist by incorporating lemons and limes, making it ideal for summertime. Check out the instructions and video to see how you can make a batch.
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Materials
- Lime
- Lemon
- Knife
- Baking tray
- Aluminum foil
- Flowers
- Mixing bowl
- Potpourri
- Spoon
Instructions
1. Cut the lemon in half and thinly slice one of the halves.
2. Cut the lime in half and thinly slice one of the halves.
3. Line a baking tray with aluminum foil.
4. Pull off the petals from the flowers and spread them evenly over the baking tray.
5. Add the lemon and the lime slices to the baking tray.
6. Place the tray into the oven and bake the petals and fruit slices at a low temperature until they becomes dry. (This could take an hour or more.)
7. Remove the flower petals, lemon slices and lime slices from the baking tray and place them into a mixing bowl.
8. Add potpourri to the bowl and stir everything together.
9. Place the potpourri into a decorative dish.
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