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Make an Orange Pomander Candle Holder

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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There's something very festive about the smell of spices at Christmas and for years, orange pomanders have been made a displayed in European houses at Christmas. Using this as inspiration, I made the simplified version of an orange pomander into a candle holder.



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Time: 10 minutes

Materials
Large firm, thick skin orange
Skewer
Handful of cloves
Tea light candle

Method
Slice off the top of the orange.



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Scoop out some of the flesh, to the depth of your tea light candle.
Using a skewer, pierce holes in the skin of the orange. You can create any design you like. I decided to go for simple stripes.



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Insert a clove into each hole you have created. The smell is wonderful.
Place your tea light candle into the hollow you have created and light.

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