How to make a flower press

If you are handy with basic power tools, you will be able to build a flower press following these step by step instructions. Cut two pieces of 1/2″ thick wood 10″x12″ square.Plywood, solid pine, or oak are suitable materials. Using a straight edge, on one piece of the board draw two light pencil lines corner […]

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How to make homemade air fresheners

Indoor air quality is becoming more of an issue as people are spending more and more time indoors. Most of us have seen reports on common dangerous household pollutants such as deadly molds lead from paints, asbestos, and many others. What many people are not aware of are the dangerous chemicals we are willingly bringing […]

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How to make a floral swag

Floral swags add a sense of warmth to a country kitchen, a softly romantic look to a bedroom, or a touch of elegance to your front doorway. Make a bold statement by creatively combining colors or a subtle one by using only one color. Floral swags smell wonderful, and give your home a little extra […]

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How to make a lavender bud wreath

Lavender smells heavenly and the flowers are just as beautiful. Few can resist that floral soapy scent. Take advantage of this sensual herb and make a lavender bud wreath to intoxicate your senses and anyone else who happens to notice your creation. You’ll need: A straw wreath in a heart, square or round shape.A glue […]

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How to make your own craft topiary

Topiaries are one of the most beautiful plant arrangements, whether they are artificial or comprised of fresh flowers and plants. Many people are now using topiaries for decorations at weddings, banquets, and other large affairs for their beauty and to present something different that can be customized as easily as a flower arrangement with different […]

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How to make a flower house

Here is a great craft project for anyone in your household. Make a house out of packages of seeds! The seeds are Forget Me Nots” and they are from Burpees, but you can use any colorful package or an assortment of flowers. Try and pick a special name of seed that will reflect your feelings […]

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How To Create A Stunning Flower Arrangement

Want to create a natural, floral masterpiece? How about a gift basket of exquisite colors, plucked right out of your own garden? Perhaps you’ve already attempted to turn the odd bunch of flowers into an elegant floral arrangement. No matter how much you’ve tried, however, it still ends up looking like – a bunch of […]

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How to Quickly Dry Flowers with silica gel in the Microwave

Drying flowers in your microwave is a snap using Silica Gel! Silica Gel is a chemical that is used as a dehumidifying or dehydrating agent. It is often used in packaging to keep the packaged items dry since the gel will absorb any moisture. This gel can be purchased at most craft or department stores […]

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How to dry flowers quickly

Drying flowers is an inexpensive way to achieve a beautiful arrangement of flowers that would normally cost you approximately $35-$50 dollars in a retail or craft store. The process is really quite simple, and you can customize your own dried flower arrangements with the sorts of flowers that are pleasing to you. Dried flowers make […]

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How to make tussie mussies

Tuzzie Muzzies are posies of fresh, or dried, flowers that make delightful gifts. Collect flowers (dried or fresh) and herbs (dried or fresh) of your choice with reasonably long stems. Ideas for flowers are roses, lavender and daisies. Herbs can range from rosemary to mints. Prepare the flowers and herbs in a small bunch and […]

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