Saturday, November 27, 2010

Dried Oranges

I have a new decorating love.

I saw it in my Country Sampler magazine and I knew that I just had to try it out.

I must say that I love them!

They give such a vintage feel.

Let me show you!

You can use them to spruce up some garland!

Or add them to household items with some ribbon and a hot glue gun!

They are so beautiful and last for a long time!

Want to make some of your own?

It is super simple!

Cut your oranges into about 1/4 inch slices.

Blot excess juice from the oranges using paper towels.

Heat your oven to about 200 degrees.

Put the oranges on cookie sheets.

Dry them in the oven for 5-6 hours turning every hour so there is equal drying.

Beware, your house will be filled with the sweet aroma of oranges!

Hope you are inspired by this and happy drying!

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  1. I have been thinking about drying oranges for awhile now. Thanks, I will definitely do this.

  2. Cool... I really like the look of those too! How fun would they be to do an all natural food theme for the Christmas tree!