Ways To Press Flowers – Pressing Plants From The Garden

Ways To Press Flowers – Pressing Plants From The Garden
I love to garden and I’m passionate about nature, so in my home I like to bring a little bit of the outdoors inside. While I’m no Monet, I have tried my hand at some simple crafts and the one I like the best (it’s easy!) is pressing flowers. A hundred million years ago when I was a little girl, my grandmother introduced me to pressing flowers. She used them to decorate plain greeting cards and envelopes, but she started pressing plants to preserve precious moments from her youth. We still have a pansy nosegay one of her beaus gave her as a girl. I use pressed flowers just like grandma, on greeting cards, but I have also made a pressed flower and foliage botanical print. Ways to Press Flowers and Foliage There are several ways to press flowers but I use the old-fashioned method of drying them between … Read More