DIY: spice & herb firestarters

Scent the air with smokin’ hot spices

Whether you’re toasting marshmallows round the campfire or stoking up the chiminea ready for some al fresco dining on the patio – give your flames a deliciously fragrant boost with one of these DIY spice and herb firestarters from Hello Glow.

DIY herb firestarters thejoyofplantsCopyright: helloglow.co

Enjoy the warm, sweet scent of cloves and cinnamon as it mingles with the fresh herbal fragrance of rosemary and lavender, wafting by on the smoky breeze.

Guaranteed to spark conversation and get the party started, they also make beautiful gifts. And the best part? They’re insanely simple to make. Here’s how…

What you’ll need:

  • Coffee filters
  • Embroidery thread and needle
  • Dried orange and apple peels
  • Cloves
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • Lavender

Which scents work best?

Shop bought herbs work best for this project but the recipe shown here is just a guide. Experiment with different combinations and quantities to customise your own signature scent. 

For the fully illustrated step-by-step instructions, head to the original blog post at Hello Glow.