Citrus for the Holidays

By Kate Riley December 8, 2020

I spent the weekend decorating my tree and making candied oranges. I came up with a spiced orange cocktail that’s really good too, I’ll share that experience next. Decorating with citrus during the holidays makes so much sense because citrus is a winter fruit.

Decorating with dried fruit has been around for centuries, and the process of drying oranges makes your home smell really good! Dried citrus can be used to make garlands, decorate tabletops and wreaths, and of course used in mulled wine! In these last few weeks before Christmas, consider these creative ideas for citrus for the holidays.


table decor & cloth napkins via spoonflower mag

dried orange & eucalyptus wreath


wood bead & dried orange garland

 mulling spice ornaments

diy bead & orange slices garland

dried orange bouquets

orange & eucalyptus wreath

citrus centerpiece

citrus & leaf swag

citrus & spice garland

wall hanging

orange & bead ornaments

bead & bay leaf garland

rosemary & citrus wreath

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mini tree garland

gift wrap decoration

staircase garland

Below are a few recipes for dried & dehydrated citrus to try:

oven dried citrus

dried blood oranges

oven dried citrus recipe

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