Category Archives: Dry flower art

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    Pressed flowers inspiration and ideas

    Posted on October 12, 2015 by in Dried flowers general, Dry flower art

    Pressed flower projects I’ve just been putting together a greetings card as a pressed flower project for the Herb Society magazine, and it made me think about all the great ideas out there at the moment. A pressed flower book to inspire My favourite pressed flowers book is L’herbier du jardin by Jean-Luc Breuvart (it’s […]

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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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    Daisy pressed flower picture

    Posted on August 16, 2014 by in Dry flower art

    Pressed flower project with daisies Mini canvas with pressed daisy in painted grass I bought such a cute little stretched canvas and easel the other day for £2 in a craft shop – the canvas is only 7cm across! I do love an excuse to get my paints out. I pushed the pressed daisy into […]

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    Flower frames with pressed violas

    Posted on May 28, 2014 by in Dry flower art

    Pressed flowers from my garden Following on from my previous blog post about pressed flower lockets, I thought I would try something a little larger. This time I used dried flowers pressed from my garden. A few weeks ago I cut some large pieces of viola plant, with stem and leaves, and pressed them. After […]

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    Pressed flower lockets

    Posted on May 13, 2014 by in Dry flower art

    Lockets for pressed flowers from Michaels While on holiday to the US last month, I came across a great craft store called Michaels. Much like Hobbycraft in the UK, it is maybe not the cheapest place to buy bits and pieces, but makes up for it with a fantastic range. Amongst quite a large bagful […]

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    Vintage images with dry flowers

    Posted on February 4, 2014 by in Dry flower art

    Floral illustrations from the British Library My husband Mike – who is into all things vintage – spotted recently that the British Library had uploaded a million images to Flikr for public use. These are illustrations covering the 1600s, 1700s and 1800s. There is quite a variety, from maps to satirical cartoons. A Victorian circle […]

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    Fun with dried flowers

    Posted on November 8, 2013 by in Dry flower art

    Images with dried flowers I spend a lot of my time on this blog drying flowers, but here are a few pics to show that there is more to dried flowers than potpourri! Mona Lisa with dried daisy flower Last year I had a lot of fun drying marguerite daisies from my garden in various […]

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    More fun art with dried flower petals

    Posted on March 19, 2013 by in Dry flower art

    Further pictures with dried flowers & petals I recently revisited and improved my image of Fair Rosamund in dried flower petals. I was very pleased with the result and thought I’d try two more quick dried flowers projects in the same vein – the first one took about a half an hour and the second […]

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    Rosamund in dried flowers revisited

    Posted on January 18, 2013 by in Dry flower art

    Fair Rosamund in dried flowers This was one of my dried flower art projects last year (see my original Rosamund post). Rosamund in dried flowers before & after This is what it looked like before, and there were aspects I wasn’t happy with.  How I improved my dried flowers picture Rather than gluing down every […]

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    Delphinium petals Union Jack

    Posted on May 22, 2012 by in Dry flower art

    I’ve just made a Union Jack out of delphinium petals And the best thing is they are all British-grown. Perfect timing for the Diamond Jubilee! Delphinium petals are beautiful dried flower petals often used as wedding confetti Delphinium petals make great wedding confetti because they are 100% natural and biogradable and float in the air […]

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