Press flowers by gathering them, laying them between the parchment-lined pages of a book, closing the book, and placing a weight on the book. This takes up to 10 days for a flower to become pressed completely. You need f... More » Hobbies & Games Flower Arranging

To make a flower out of ribbon, fold ribbon ends to the middles, glue them in place, layer the ribbons one on top of another, and add a button in the center. You need a hot glue gun, a ruler, scissors, ribbon and a butto... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Flower drying techniques include pressing, air drying, microwaving or using silica gel. Alternatively, simply leave the flowers in a vase until they are completely dry. More »

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To arrange flowers in a tall vase, choose flowers with long stems, and cut the stems so they are no longer than 1 1/2 times the height of the vase. Place the greenery in the vase, crisscrossing the stems of the greenery ... More » Hobbies & Games Flower Arranging

A method to preserve flowers or a bouquet is to simply spray them with hairspray. Using this technique will keep dust off the flowers, and they also will retain some of their color for a longer time. More » Hobbies & Games Flower Arranging

Ways to keep flowers fresh include cutting stems at a slant, adding a preservative to the water, changing the water frequently, and removing flowers and leaves as they die. Moving the flowers to a smaller vase as the old... More » Hobbies & Games Flower Arranging