...fallen petals ~ beauty reflections
~ fallen petals ~ fallen petals shriveling in the light even unattached you smell wonderful your soft colors still delight! pretty petals ~ i've reserved a special jar for you to place upon my shelf so your beauty may still shine through... and though you may be shrinking please know that each time i cast a gaze your way i will see you in all your glory blooming ever so lovely for those very short lived days... ah yes, beautiful fallen petals i truly appreciate your style! you appear even…
Saving Summer: 5 DIY Ways to Keep & Display Flowers or Botanicals
It’s hard to let garden flowers go at the end of the season. By pressing or drying your beloved botanicals, you can keep nature at hand throughout the year. Indoors they make for simple yet beautiful decor. And the best part? Since the flowers are already dying, no green thumb is needed. That’s happy news for the plant-challenged among us. (Image credit: Apartment Therapy) 1. Float dried flowers between plates of glass, and secure with simple clips.
DIY Decor Ideas
Do-it-yourself decor lets you customize your home, apartment, condo, or room without completing a full-scale remodel. Choose from our collection of easy, budget-friendly DIY projects for one-of-a-kind artwork, furniture, accessories, and more. With DIY project ideas for paper, fabric, hardware-store supplies, and other craft-store materials, you can redecorate your home with handmade accessories.
After our wedding I dried my bridal bouquet by hanging it upside down for a month. I sprayed the dried flowers with a UV protectant spray and placed them on display in our home in an oversized glass cloche. My bouquet was very special to me and I love how this turned out. #cloche #bouquet #wedding
How to Preserve Fresh Flowers in Glass
The oldest examples of preserved flowers date back to ancient Egypt where people were buried with floral wreaths and garlands, which dried over time. The deliberate preservation of flowers for art originated in Japan, and became popular in Victorian England.
Working Designer Wednesday: Packaging And Labeling Personal Flowers For Delivery
Last week one of my favorite bloggers gave me an assignment. Erin at Floret Flower Farm asked if I would put together a post showcasing some packaging ideas for bouquet deliveries. I hope you all will leave comments today and share some of your ideas with Erin, as well. And, if you don’t already know about Floret, you really must visit Erin’s website and blog. You’ll be amazed by her flowers and addicted to her daily dose of beauty. Really…her flowers and her life on the flower farm with her…