Christmas Crafting With Dried Oranges

Decorating with fruits and vegetables is an old-fashioned craft I love.  Many of us display fresh fruit in season in bowls and centerpieces.  It’s December and citrus season is here. Today I’m sharing my love of oranges – not only as a favorite snack, but as a decorating element.  It’s great to use for Christmas and even into January for winter decorating.

 

 

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My Recycled Christmas Tree

Two years ago I bought a tiny decorated live tree at Walgreens for $4.99. It had several tiny ornaments, and the pot was wrapped in colorful Christmas foil.  I put it on a shelf with a few ornaments around it and enjoyed my tiny tree. After Christmas I re-potted him in a larger white planter and put him on the porch. (Yes the little tree is a he.)  The Florida sun burned a few places until he adjusted.  Last Christmas I wrapped a burlap and lace ribbon around the planter and made the tree a part of a vignette on a shelf.

 

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