Christmas Tree Ornament Using Dried Citrus

by | May 1, 2022 | DIY, Life Hacks

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We have seen multiple Christmas trees; some are made using Lego bricks or with the help of DIY. So, in today’s article, we will again teach you how to decorate a Christmas tree creatively. But today, we will teach you how to make a Christmas tree ornament using dried citrus. Let us begin.


In the next section of the article, let us note down the supplies list that is required to make the Christmas trees using dried citrus.



  • Five Oranges
  • Star Anise
  • Dark Brown Thread

Steps To Make Christmas Tree Using Dried Citrus

Step 1: The first step is to slice the organs with the help of a sharp knife.

Slicing the Oranges

Step 2: The second step is to take a baking pan and place the orange slices on it. Then keep the pan on the grate, and let it heat for four to six hours.

Baking the Oranges

Step 3: Once the orange slices are heated, remove them and let them dry for about half an hour to cool. Now, gently place the star anise in the mid-point of the oranges that use a brown coloured or a dark thread to attach them.

Placing the Star Anise

Step 4: Now, thread through the orange slices because it will help you to tie the threat in a knot.

Passing the Thread

Step 5: The last step is to sew through the top of the orange slices, and after that, hang it on the Christmas tree using the string.

A colorful Christmas tree decorated with flowers and dry orange ornaments.

Christmas Tree Ornament Using Dried Citrus


  • We recommend you cut the orange slices from half-centimetre to one-centimetre thickness.

Things To Remember

  • Make sure you do not cut the slices thinner
  • Bake the orange slices at 200 Fahrenheit or 93 Degree Celsius
  • You will require two stitches to secure the star anise.


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