Potpourri Gel Jars

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“A natural way to add nice scent to your home.”
4 gel jars

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat one cup water in medium sized saucepan.
  2. Add gelatin, stirring to dissolve.
  3. Remove from heat and add remaining 1 cup of liquid as well as food coloring, and stir until dissolved.
  4. Put drops of essential oil into jars then add gelatin mixture.
  5. Place in fridge for approximately 2 hours.
  6. Remove, cover with plastic wrap or lid if you have one, and store at room temperature.
  7. To release the scent simply remove the lid-- and when you are finished make sure you re-cover the jar so all the scent doesn't evaporate.
  8. This recipe makes four gel jars/ approximately 4 oz each.
  9. Note: Some folks in humid areas had trouble with their gel accumulating a thin layer of mold when stored for a long time.
  10. If you are in an area like this, or plan to store your jars for an extended period of time, you may want to store them in your refrigerator or a cool, dark place, such as a cellar.
  11. Or, simply add 1 teaspoon of regular salt to the above mixture, while cooking.

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