Preserving or drying flowers can be a hobby or can be done as a business where one preserves flowers for their beauty or as ornaments or for interior decorations or for other sentimental reasons.
Flower Pounding is a fun and rewarding way to use the dye from flowers. It's a great way to preserve the colors of summer or a special bloom that means so much. The finished product can be used in quilts, made into a pillow or even framed and hung on the wall. You'll be delighted with the results when you learn how to flower pound on fabric.
Learn how to press flowers and preserve their beautiful colors! I'll also share how to create a few fun craft projects with them that you can add around your home.
Skeleton leaves are beautiful, delicate, and lacy. It is easy to make skeleton leaves at home: this video shows you how to make skeleton leaves with two different methods. One is easy, but takes a lot of time. The other is fast, but requires a steady hand. Leaf skeletons are wonderful for use in many different paper-crafting projects!
Preserving and drying flowers is a craft that has been honed over the ages. Hang drying and air drying are more time-honored, traditional methods of this craft. However, technology has led to the use of microwaves, ovens, and chemicals such as silica gel in the drying process.
Do you know what your birth flower is? The meaning of each birth flower is explained in this hub, along with some very, interesting facts.