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The Art of Silica Gel

Drying Flowers With Silica Gel

Silica Gel. The most wonderful sand in the world.

As you know, I am a pressing/drying flower enthusiast. Love it. The problem with weighted presses or irons is that the flower gets distorted to a two-dimensional shape. 270 more words


Arranging, Pressing, Drying Flowers

Our first this morning was to create a pdf file for our ‘Flower Dyeing’ content. I have never used Google Docs, ever! With a strong cup of coffee and determination, I do believe the file turned out decent and readable. 1,696 more words

Flowers For Cutting

Pressing Flowers by Microwave

Pressing Flowers is generally considered a peaceful and relaxing craft. However, if you’re as impatient as me, it can be extremely frustrating to have to wait a week (or sometimes two!) to have your flowers fully pressed. 371 more words


Problem-Solving - Broccoli Gone to Seed

My four broccoli plants are going to seed. They never produced heads of broccoli, and were destined for the compost bin. Before I got around to pulling them the buds bloomed into interesting and colorful flowers. 138 more words


Plant & Pressed Flower - Browallia

“Browallia earns its nicknames of amethyst flower and sapphire flower for the richness of its small blue flowers, which pop out like jewels against the bright green of its foliage.

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Pressing flowers!

When I was a little girl I have a flower press which is loved. So when I saw one in Tiger, I thought this will be fun to do with the children. 94 more words

Preserving Spring

Spring is my favorite time of the year. I love everything about it. Every spring I go a little over board with buying flowers for the windowsill in my kitchen. 201 more words

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