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Drying and Pressing Flowers

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For beautiful pressed flowers, gather clean flowers free of spots or blemishes. Try collecting them on a sunny day when they are not wet from rain or dew.

  1. Place the flower face down between pieces of parchment paper, a book with non-glossy pages, or between watercolor paper. *This is important! The paper has to be absorbent, or the flowers will mold!

  2. Close the book, weigh it down, and leave undisturbed for seven to 10 days. (Or, until you are able to bring the flowers to me). You will want to check to make sure all the moisture is gone and your flower is papery.