Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Simple Orange Pomander

by Claire Winlow (follow)
5 to 10s (610)      Over 10s (380)      Medium (241)      Christmas (149)      Decoration (118)      Hard (37)      Orange (5)     
A traditional orange pomander will involve various spices and several weeks to dry. This is a much more simplified version, just using cloves to create the decorative effect. You could make several and display them in a large bowl as a table centrepiece or wrap them with ribbon and hang on your Christmas tree.



orange, pomander, cloves, Christmas, decoration



Time: 20 - 30 minutes (it depends on how complicated your design is and how many cloves it involves)
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Medium



orange, pomander, cloves, Christmas, decoration



orange, pomander, cloves, Christmas, decoration
The cloves smell amazing and so festive as you pierce them into the orange


Materials
Thick skinned orange
Skewer or toothpick
Handful of cloves
Ribbon if you want to hang your pomander

Method
First think about your design. Do you want to keep it simple or try something more adventurous?
Use a skewer or toothpick to poke holes in the skin of the orange at every point you want to have a clove.



orange, pomander, cloves, Christmas, decoration


Insert the cloves in each hole in the orange, using the long stick part to poke in.



orange, pomander, cloves, Christmas, decoration


If you want to hang your simple orange pomander then you'll need a ribbon and consider where it will go when you're making your design.



orange, pomander, cloves, Christmas, decoration
Wrap around the orange, twist at the bottom and bring back up to the top and tie.


Wrap a ribbon around the orange in both directions and then it's ready to hang.

Categories
#Christmas
#Decoration
#Orange
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Medium
#Hard
I like this Article - 11
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Claire Winlow
Under 5's love to get creative with different painting techniques
6 likes
My toddler's face lights up whenever bubbles are involved
9 likes
Take flight as a bird with these beautiful petal wings
10 likes
Ice cubes are great for sensory play and these little ghosts with their funny eyes are lots of fun
9 likes
I've just returned from a lovely family holiday by the beach
10 likes
My boys and I had a great time at the today
6 likes
view all articles by Claire Winlow
Articles by Claire Winlow on Other Hubs
Before my first son was born, I had grand ideas about decorating his bedroom
228 views
With it's origins in Japan, washi tape is now a popular crafting item all over the world
343 views
ID: 6281
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Similar to a snow globe, you can create your own flitter storm by giving this jar a good shake
8 likes
You will have the kids squealing with delight when you set up a balloon rocket! Best of all, you wil...
8 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
3 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
An easy brownie recipe to make with the kids
1 like
A great Easter themed craft that could be used to collect mini chocolate eggs or be given as a gift...
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (587)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (869)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version