Dried Oranges Decoration for Christmas Decorations
Dried oranges decoration is one of the trending decoration ornaments nowadays. All you have to do is just waiting for oranges to be dried, and decorate anywhere you would like in your home decoration. Baking oranges for Christmas decorations can gather your family together. Making dried orange Christmas decorations can change your atmosphere and add a unique scent that you haven’t smelled before. If you want to add scent-type decorations, you can also check out most popular Bath & Body Candles.
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Decorated orange materials for Christmas
Making decorated oranges for Christmas is a very easy DIY project. Here are the materials you need to cook oranges and make it dry for Christmas decorations
Drying out oranges for Christmas decorations - dried oranges decoration
Once you buy oranges, then you can snap them up, slice them into 1-2cm slices, pat them dry, and pop them into a low oven (120°C) for about 3-4 hours. It’s important to turn them every half hour or so and to put them on a metal cooling rack over a baking tray so the air can circulate them easily and they don’t burn or stick but that’s it!
Hang dried Oranges Decorations in the kitchen where the warm air from the oven ensures that when you bake for Christmas, you would be surprised by how the scent is surrounded by the delicious citrus scent. On pretty ribbons, dried oranges are easy to thread and you can pile them into a basket with pine cones, cinnamon sticks, and walnuts.
STEP BY STEP LEARN: make dried oranges decoration
Slice dried oranges
Oranges should be sliced. You can slice them with 1-3 cm wide.
Pat dry with a clean tea towel - dried oranges decoration
Place dried oranges decoration to the oven
Place on a rack in the oven at 250F. You can put dried oranges on a tray, then they can easily stick on it. The air can flow easily around dried oranges and they do not burn or stick. You can heat oranges like 3 or 4 hours.
Get Ready for Christmas - Dried Oranges Decoration
Dried orange slices can last almost forever, however, that they really darken over time. You’ll need to make them yearly if you want a vivid bright orange. If darkening into brown oranges is perfect for you, they will last forever if properly stored! When they are dry to the touch, your oranges are ready – they will still be a little sticky.
Drying oranges for garland image
If you’d rather watch a video on how to do it step by step, take a glance at the dried oranges decoration video here: