The history of potpourri dates back to the Egyptians, who made it an integral part of their ritual. During nineteenth century, American women were known to make these exquisite potpourri bags at home.
Potpourri has descended from French word ‘pot pourri’. Actually, pot pourri is the French name for a stew in Spain. This stew contained wide variety of vegetables and ingredients known as ‘olla podrida’. But in English, potpourri refers to collection or assortment of varied and diverse items. Hence, the common usage of word is borrowed from English.
Procedure of Making Glass Potpourri
The process of making glass potpourri is not taxing at all. You have to just gather the materials and follow certain simple steps. Lay the dried petals of the flowers in a glass bowl and add fixative. Immediately stir in the flower oil and mix well but lightly so that you do not crush the petals altogether and form powder. You should be careful enough. Then tie it in a bag and allow it to get processed and flavored for about six weeks. Do not forget to turn bag in order to evenly distribute the fixative. Finally, you can place these in