This is the best way to preserve the beauty and fragrance of a beautiful bouquet of fresh roses - Drying the petals make great embellishments for cards, confetti for weddings and bridal showers, or homemade potpourri.
What to do with those expensive flowers after the wedding. Press and dry to make a plaque. Or better yet, make personalized Thank You cards to send to your guests! Send a pressed flower in each card back?
Rose Almond Body Oil: 1 cup of rose petals roses) and 1 cup of almond oil (rich in vitamins E and D). Put the petals in a jar, crush them up a bit with a wooden spoon, and pour in the oil. Let the mixture sit for 1 week and then strain before using.