3 Easy Spring Stovetop Potpourri Ideas

Spring time is about beautiful flowers, sunshine filled days, and fresh scents in your home. I love the smell of fresh lemons and vanilla with a hint of Rosemary in our home and stovetop potpourris are one of my favorite things to do on Saturday mornings.

I’ve gathered three of my favorite inspiration Stovetop Potpourri recipes and created a easy guide so that you can recreate the same scents of Spring in your home!

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3 Easy Spring Stovetop Potpourri Recipes

1. Make your home smell like Spring and also the Williams Sonoma signature smell in their stores.

  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 -3 Sprigs of Rosemary
  • 8 Cups of Water
  • 1 tsp. Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract

2. Wake up with the fresh scents of Lime, Mint, Ginger, and Thyme

  • 3 limes, sliced
  • Fresh Mint, 1 bundle
  • Fresh Thyme, 1 bundle
  • 1 to 2 inches Ginger, thinly sliced
  • 8 Cups of Water

3. A call back to holiday festivities with Lemon, Cinnamon, Mint, and Thyme

  • 2 Lemons, sliced
  • Fresh mint, 1 bundle
  • Fresh thyme, 1 bundle
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 8 Cups of Water

Spring Stovetop Potpourri Heating Instructions:

For each recipe combined all ingredients and let simmer on your stovetop. I typically will let it get up to a simmer and then turn the heat down, as low as it will go, and leave for four to six hours.

Save the Spring Stovetop Potpourri in a mason jar and store in the refrigerator and use again for up to two weeks. You might need to add a few more ingredients to freshen up the scents when you return it to the stovetop for the second time.

Spring Stovetop Potpourri Gift Idea

Spring Stovetop Potpourri makes a wonderful house warming gift too. Place all of the ingredients into a mason jar (minus the water), tie a beautiful bow, and attach a tag with the recipe and instructions.

The number 2 and 3 Stovetop Recipe inspiration is an adaptation from Gathering Dreams.

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