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When the Flowers Fade

Flowers are a special gift that lifts our spirits and make our day. The only thing sweeter is candy; especially on Valentines Day! My husband always sends red roses. 651 more words


Pressing Flowers

This is a picture of the stack of books and magazines that are pressing the flowers from the top of my grandmother’s casket.

As my grandmother died over 6 months ago, I know these flowers are dry and ready to be mounted and framed, but I can’t bring myself to touch them. 155 more words

Ramblings: August 27th, 2017

Deckle-edged Books:

It is so very easy for me to buy a book. Just recently, I found out our new Meijer has a huge book section, and it gave me great joy. 346 more words


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