Make Christmas decorations from oranges, lemons and their shells yourself
Are you longing for a natural alternative to anything made of artificial materials and materials? If you want to be sure, you could make your own Christmas ornaments using the gifts of nature itself.
At the same time, we do not mean the cones, branches and the like so often mentioned in recent years! No, we mean something that is usually written off as organic waste.
Today we want to show you how to make great Christmas ornaments out of the oranges and their shells. Are you curious? To motivate you in addition, we want to inform you that the whole thing also smells fabulous! Is there anything else that keeps you from reading further?
Tinker Christmas decorations - creative ideas with oranges and their shells
Make Christmas decorations from the orange peel
Actually, you could make this kind of Christmas decorations by using not only oranges, but many other types of citrus fruits as well. What you need to get the results from the picture are some great cake and biscuit shapes. Also, do not forget to keep a knife with a sharp point ready.
Christmas tree made of orange peel - Christmas decorations that you can make yourself
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You would have to peel the fruits first. Then you would have to separate a larger piece of the shell. Project the desired shape into it and cut out. Let this bowl figure in the oven briefly. Alternatively, you could leave the lemon peel between heavy books. These must stay in this form for the 30 days. For this method of Christmas decorations to work well, you should, as will be understood, start early enough. In the end you would have to break a hole with a knife or stick. Now comes a wire through this. So, now they can be hung anywhere.
Decorative stars made of orange peel
Homemade garlands for Christmas
Making Christmas decorations with whole fruits
Actually, the Christmas decorations do not have to consist of the shell itself. All the citrus fruits are effective enough. They are also wonderfully decorated with chocolate and other things. You can cut into these great ornaments and even figures. They have a spherical shape, which makes them wonderful to decorate even with larger Christmas trees.
Decorate the oranges with clove buds
Wonderfully, these can then be combined with other gifts of nature, such as conifer branches, cones and other such objects, which carry a festive mood with them. So you could also make wonderful Christmas decorations for the table.
Christmas decoration ideas with oranges and carnation buds
Christmas decorations made of oranges - step by step
Here are the instructions on how to do this step by step
Take some fruit and paint on it with a pen, the color of which can then be easily removed. With a stick made of wood you make a lot of holes in it. Let your imagination run wild. Think of spirals, circles and so on. Then you need some buds. Put these in it! See how great it looks!
1st step - record
2nd step - holes
Step 3 - Insert carnation buds
Now you can decorate in many different ways. In the pictures here we can see stripes peeled from the fruits themselves, cones, conifer branches. Do not forget the scented candles and cinnamon!
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Candlestick made of oranges
How to do it
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Slice the oranges and let them dry out
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Decorate the windows for Christmas as well
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We wish you the Merry Christmas "Merry Christmas!"