I can't live in a home without lilac bushes. I love the smell of lilacs when I step outside and my daughter and I enjoy gathering bunches of lilacs for the house. Here is a lovely, easy lilac potpourri that has only 4 ingredients:
1 pint dried lilac flowers
1/2 pint dried rose petals
2 Tbsp sea salt
1 oz powdered orris root
Mix together using non-metal bowl and spoon. Display in decorative bowls.
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