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Started 1330720223.293 in Viewpoints | Last reply 1331199479.55 by Desertdi
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I was just looking through my Dining Room hutch, looking through the drawers to throw things away and came across something I bought at least 20 years ago.

I looks like a miniature crock pot with 4 holes in the lid. It holds exactly 2 cups of water. It has an electric cord. There was a tiny speck of some waxy pink residue in the bottom, which I wiped off and it had a floral scent.

What is it??? TIA {#emotions_dlg.confused1}

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Noel71330720344.08734868 PostsRegistered 8/8/2007

Potpourri.

You add a little water, put the potpourri in, plug it in and the scent comes into the room through the holes.

I had a friend who had one.

"Oh, mother country, I do love you."
John Stewart

Noel71330720461.28734868 PostsRegistered 8/8/2007

Second thought... maybe it can also be used for those floating scented candles they used to have.

Weren't they called "tarte" candles or something like that?

Or you just let them melt into a puddle to scent your room?

Last edited on 3/2/2012

Last edited on 3/2/2012

"Oh, mother country, I do love you."
John Stewart

Topaz Gem1330720462.18715995 PostsRegistered 10/31/2007Scenic New Hampshire

You may also be able to melt wax tarts in it.

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus








traveler1330720504.65311420 PostsRegistered 12/14/2004ALASKA

Or pour in liquid potpourri. They used to sell it in craft stores.

SophiaMarie1330736962.9736732 PostsRegistered 3/17/2010

Thanks for the info. I looked underneath and saw a Walgreen's sticker and it was $5.00. Now, I also remember seeing a cellophane bag of some dried grass, which I threw out because I thought my kids were smoking funny stuff. That was also about 20 years ago.

I'll see if I can find some liquid potpourri in Publix, or as my husband suggested, try putting some lemon extract in water.

Thanks again - Smile{#emotions_dlg.thumbup}

SophiaMarie1331070394.0836732 PostsRegistered 3/17/2010

I went to Publix and got two pkgs. of wax melts. I put a couple of them in a foil muffin cup into the little potpourri pot and my entire house (up and down and all around) has the aroma of "Island Breeze". I LOVE it. {#emotions_dlg.thumbup}

Desertdi1331199479.5515959 PostsRegistered 7/14/2007Surface of the Sun
On 3/2/2012 traveler said:

Or pour in liquid potpourri. They used to sell it in craft stores.

Walmart has a whole aisle of wax melts and potpourri in all forms

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