I absolutely love how dried flowers look and I love the idea of preserving the memories even after the flowers die. I have so many decorative ideas and am only finding more and more on pinterest! :)

I absolutely love how dried flowers look and I love the idea of preserving the memories even after the flowers die. I have so many decorative ideas and am only finding more and more on pinterest! :)

Preserving and drying flowers is a craft that had been honed over the ages.  Hang drying and air drying are traditional methods of this craft.

Preserving Flowers: Six Ways of Drying Flowers

Preserving and drying flowers is a craft that had been honed over the ages. Hang drying and air drying are traditional methods of this craft.

Exhibit your dried flowers in your home. It's trendy to live with plants and you can dry your own flowers beautifully.

Exhibit your dried flowers in your home. It's trendy to live with plants and you can dry your own flowers beautifully.

How to Dry Flowers: doing this with my rainbow roses. Too beautiful to ever throw away.

How to Dry Flowers: 2 Ways to Dry Flowers - Step by Step

Dry out those beautiful floral bouquets fast using low heat on your oven. Use dried flowers for crafts and potpourri. DIY

Easy Oven Dried Flowers

Dry out those beautiful floral bouquets fast using low heat on your oven. Use dried flowers for crafts and potpourri. DIY

Woven with all dry flowers and perhaps that's the way forward. Those dry bits and pieces saved from the other wreath came in handy. Happy weekend! #whpcolorful #weekend #simplenaturefinds

Woven with all dry flowers and perhaps that's the way forward. Those dry bits and pieces saved from the other wreath came in handy. Happy weekend! #whpcolorful #weekend #simplenaturefinds

A floral Advent calendar by Sonia Patel Ellis from The Herbarium Project theherbariumproject.com for the December 2015 issue of Gardens Illustrated. Photo by Andrew Montgomery.

A floral Advent calendar by Sonia Patel Ellis from The Herbarium Project theherbariumproject.com for the December 2015 issue of Gardens Illustrated. Photo by Andrew Montgomery.

DIY - HERB CANDLE ( CLICK THROUGH FOR TUTORIAL ) >> YOU WILL NEED : GLASS JAR , A BLOCK OF BEESWAX (I USED A 1/2 BLOCKS TO MAKE TWO CANDELS) , WICK , PRESSED FLOWERS OR HERBS (100% DRY) , CLEAN EMPTY TIN CAN AND A SAUCEPAN , A OLD PAINTBRUSH (YOU CAN THROW AWAY AFTERWARDS) , AN OLD KNIFE , CUTTING BOARD

Summer Meets Fall With Pressed Flower Candles

DIY - HERB CANDLE ( CLICK THROUGH FOR TUTORIAL ) >> YOU WILL NEED : GLASS JAR , A BLOCK OF BEESWAX (I USED A 1/2 BLOCKS TO MAKE TWO CANDELS) , WICK , PRESSED FLOWERS OR HERBS (100% DRY) , CLEAN EMPTY TIN CAN AND A SAUCEPAN , A OLD PAINTBRUSH (YOU CAN THROW AWAY AFTERWARDS) , AN OLD KNIFE , CUTTING BOARD

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