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Citrus garland close up strung up in a window.

Dehydrated Citrus Garland DIY

Teri & Jenny
Our Dehydrated Citrus Garland is so easy and beautiful. We love the pop of color it gives, and it looks stunning when light shines through the back. Use your citrus garland on your Christmas tree, to decorate a window, or on a mantle.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Servings 1 garland


  • Scissors



  • Measure the length of your desired garland. Cut the twine to length and add 6 inches to either side.
  • Take one end of the twine and thread through the eye of the needle. Begin to thread citrus wheels onto the twine. Make the holes close to the edge of the rind and above the center.
  • Once you have finished stringing your citrus you need to tie a knot on the side of the rind of the last citrus. Do this by looping the twine through the last hole again, and creating a knot. String the wooden bead on the end, and loop the twine around the bead. Tie a knot at the top and trim the excess. Repeat for the other side.
  • Store garland in a cool dark place with padding to prevent the citrus from breaking. The garland will last as long as the color looks nice!


When stringing the garland you can poke the holes closer together on the citrus wheels  if you want the citrus wheels to overlap. 
Making the holes above the center of each citrus wheel helps the garland not twist when it's hung. 
When you are stringing the citrus poke the holes away from you  every time, this will make sure you are threading the citrus in the same direction every time.  
Keyword DIY, garland
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