Posts Tagged ‘oranges’

“Sweet and pungent, precious as cinnamon bark.”
― Regina O’Melveney

I love the smell of Oranges, and Cinnamon. So the two mixed together are absolutely fantastic in my book. It was nice to see a whole stall full of such products at the recent Craft Fayre I exhibited at. Dried and Tied is the name of this particular one although there are many variations of providers of the wonderful products! Check out the link to follow them on Facebook.

The dried out fruit is photogenic, coupled with a few sticks of cinnamon and some straw like decoration and it’s quite photogenic! This particular product is a candle within a terracota pot, once the pot heats up it warms the cinnamon around the edges of it and gently infuses the air with orange. Perfect!

I used my window as a background, even my car managed to creep into a few shots, they’re not the best  pictures but I like the warm cosy feel especially as much of the UK is experiencing horrendous wind and rain at the moment.

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“A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.”
Benny Green

One of the smells that remind me of Autumn and Winter is that of dried orange. It’s a little different to peeling a satsuma of course! I remember walking through the Parisian or German Christmas markets and that orange smell would be drifting through the market stalls.


It’s the ultimate smell of the season, along with cinnamon. So a while ago I bought some dried orange decorations and cinnamon sticks – I planned to put them to good use last year but I completely forgot. However they’ve become useful now as the subject of today’s blog!

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