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    Support British Flowers Week!

    Posted on May 2, 2015 by in Dried flowers general

    Celebrate British Flowers Week this June Scheduled for 15th to 19th June 2015, British Flowers Week was initially intended for the fresh flowers industry, but I think British dried flowers have something to celebrate too! The British Flowers Week website says: “British Flowers Week is the ground-breaking campaign from New Covent Garden Flower Market to […]

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    Wedding flowers on a Medieval theme

    Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Weddings

    Dried flowers for a Medieval wedding Thank you so much Diane Spencer for sharing these fab pics of Elizabeth and John on their big day! Diane says the “venue was Moseley Old Hall in Wolverhampton. We made all the outfits ourselves so we are thrilled with how it all worked together.” “We visited the Hall […]

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    Visit Seventeen Gallery for dried flowers in art

    Posted on March 25, 2015 by in Dried rose buds, Dry flower art

    Dried rosebuds feature in art installation I was intrigued to hear that our dried rose buds would be on display at a London art Gallery! The rosebud installation is just one part of a larger exhibition entitled Morphing Overnight, which is curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini and runs until 18th April 2015. “The gallery office […]

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    Memories box with dried roses and pressed flowers on Valentines Day

    Posted on February 14, 2015 by in Dried rose buds

    Preserve Valentines flowers Dried roses as a memento of Valentines Day Below are some long-stemmed dried roses from last Valentines Day. Once the fresh flowers started to fade, I hung them up to dry. How to preserve Valentines flowers. My pressed flower project – a Valentines heart box I filled the pressed flower box I […]

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    Pressed flower project – heart box

    Posted on February 11, 2015 by in Dried flowers general

    A pressed flower project I thought it was about time I made something with pressed flowers again! And being so close to Valentines Day, how about a heart shaped box for all your treasures? Make a pressed flower box I bought the plain kraft box in the Hobbycraft sale for about £1. For this pressed […]

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    Decorating candles with cinnamon sticks

    Posted on December 20, 2014 by in Christmas crafts

    Candle article for the Herb Society part 2 I was very pleased to be able to write an article about decorating candles for the December issue of Herb Society magazine Herbs, and you can see the first part in my previous post: A winter candle project with herbs. Decorating candles with herbs and spices Both […]

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    Winter candle project with herbs

    Posted on December 17, 2014 by in Christmas crafts

    Candle article for the Herb Society I enjoy being a member of the UK Herb Society and am pleased to be able to have articles published by them from time to time. Here is the first part of an article published in the December issue of Herbs magazine in the new craft section. Decorating candles […]

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    Dried flowers diaries November 2014

    Posted on November 22, 2014 by in Diary

    November – the time for natural Christmas crafts Dried flower crafts for the winter Once the clocks change and the evenings start getting darker, it’s great to start planning ahead for Christmas. At our house, it’s only a few weeks before we start thinking about putting a tree up. Natural Christmas decorations with cinnamon sticks, […]

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    Dried flowers diaries October 2014

    Posted on October 31, 2014 by in Diary

    Dried flower bunches R us What a month! The world and his wife seems to have discovered our dried flower bunches! Maybe people turn to Autumnal dried flowers and bunches once the colour starts to leave their own gardens? At daisyshop we sell three levels of dried flower bunches – British grown ones we have […]

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    Autumn colour with dried flowers

    Posted on October 19, 2014 by in How to dry flowers

    Autumn can be a really vibrant season for dried flowers and seed pods Dried hydrangea flowers The hydrangeas are turning to antique shades in the garden. I pick some every year to dry indoors – hope you like this year’s picture below! If other years are anything to go by, the dried hydrangea flowers will […]

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