DIY Orange Slice Garland

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DIY ORANGE SLICE GARLAND

SUPPLIES

5-6 Oranges

White Waxed Cotton String or Bakers Twine

Parchment Paper

Knife

Cookie sheet

 

STEPS

1.    Preheat oven 250 Degrees

2.    Slice Oranges about 1/8” thick

3.    Set parchment paper on cookie sheet, and orange slices on parchment paper

4.    Bake at 250 Degrees for approximately 3 hours, flipping oranges about halfway through bake time

5.    Be sure and check on them periodically, (some ovens cook more quickly than others).

6.    Cool on cookie drying rack for 2 days to ensure they are completely dry.

7.    Poke tiny holes in center of slices, (some slices will naturally already have a hole for you).

8.    String twine or waxed cotton string through each slice, securing a tiny knot on each side of each slice.

9.    Hang in desired location & enjoy!

 Gathering Supplies for your garland is simple. Find a legal or public place to trim cedar, gather a few pieces (not much is needed).  Purchase orange slices from your local grocer.  Some groceries also sell holiday greenery during December.

Gathering Supplies for your garland is simple. Find a legal or public place to trim cedar, gather a few pieces (not much is needed).  Purchase orange slices from your local grocer.  Some groceries also sell holiday greenery during December.

 Add a little extra jingle to your garland with tin bells.  Purchase here:  https://www.shopgeorgemarys.com/urban-ancestor/tin-bell-ornament

Add a little extra jingle to your garland with tin bells.  Purchase here: https://www.shopgeorgemarys.com/urban-ancestor/tin-bell-ornament

 Cedar Trimmings + Baked Orange Slices 

Cedar Trimmings + Baked Orange Slices 

 My kitchen nook served as our prep area.  Added a little holiday cheer with @pfcandleco Juniper Terra Candle + @haleywestmudpots Speckled Color Block Mug (Both candle and mug available for purchase on our website).

My kitchen nook served as our prep area.  Added a little holiday cheer with @pfcandleco Juniper Terra Candle + @haleywestmudpots Speckled Color Block Mug (Both candle and mug available for purchase on our website).

 The calm before the storm...

The calm before the storm...

 Eager little hands ready to help.  This is such a great project for little ones to join in on.  It's safe, natural & they can eat as they go!  Be sure and purchase a couple extra oranges if you have little helpers ;).  

Eager little hands ready to help.  This is such a great project for little ones to join in on.  It's safe, natural & they can eat as they go!  Be sure and purchase a couple extra oranges if you have little helpers ;).  

 Festive + Tasty Treats . Little man was a big help.

Festive + Tasty Treats . Little man was a big help.

 I had so much fun photographing this process.  The contrast of orange / green was perfect.

I had so much fun photographing this process.  The contrast of orange / green was perfect.

 Progress.

Progress.

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 Your orange slices can also double as gift wrapping. Safe, natural, edible.

Your orange slices can also double as gift wrapping. Safe, natural, edible.

We would love to see yours if you try it! Email to georgemarysllc@gmail.com or tag us on Instagram @georgemarys :).  Thanks for following!

Have a Merry Natural Christmas!

- the George-Mary's team

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