The challenge that I took on today from “365: A Daily Creativity Journal” was to make something where the sense of smell is essential. I briefly contemplated “what smells like cat” as inspiration but only came up with stinky things (e.g. infected ear discharge, cat poop, pee), so I changed tracks and decided to make something that smells good. I have never actually smelled an orange clove Christmas ball or pomander before, and this smells absolutely divine. It makes for better smell than it does a cat, as I found that my cat running around the orange grew to giant proportions and his legs didn’t fit. Ahhh, well. It still smells great! And it’s the only orange in the house. So here it is.
If I find myself disliking the cat enough, I can always fill the surface with more cloves and wrap a ribbon around it for Christmas. I hear the cloves act as a preservative and you can keep them for years. I’m not sure that will happen if only 1/2 the surface or less has cloves in it. Hmmmm. Anyone know?
Hope you are having a great day!