Holiday Craft: Pomander Balls
Pomander balls are a beautiful way to create a centerpiece for your holiday table or embellish a mantel. They also make the entire house smell like Christmas.
Gather Your Supplies
For this craft, you will need: citrus fruit (grapefruits, oranges, limes or lemons) /toothpicks /whole cloves.
A Little Help
Use a toothpick to help you make a guide hole for the clove. Remove the toothpick and insert a clove. Repeat, creating the pattern of your choice.
Traditional Pomander Balls
Most traditional pomander balls have a pattern similar to this one. This is a simple craft that even the kids can enjoy!
Let It Snow
Try creating a snowflake like this one on a grapefruit.
Try adding some silhouettes, like this tree, to your fruits.
Stick with the basic shapes such as different sized circles, diamonds and triangles to create an eye-catching effect.
Sometimes less is more. Try adding single to multiple rings around the oranges for big impact.