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    Make a pink dried flower bouquet

    Posted on November 6, 2015 by in Bouquets

    DIY dried flower bouquet Make your own bouquet from dried flower bunches such as delphiniums, dried oats, and daisy-like white rhodanthus flowers. How to make a dried flower bouquet I used one bunch each of the flowers listed above, except the rhodanthus, which only required 12-15 stems. As well as the flowers, you will need […]

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    Dried flowers on TV – Home Fires

    Posted on June 3, 2015 by in Dried flowers general

    I’m loving Home Fires on ITV Not least because they show one of our dried flower bunches every week! The production company for Home Fires bought a big box of dried flowers from us last October, and Mike & I have been watching avidly in order to spot our products. The drama is set in […]

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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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    Dried flowers diaries August 2014

    Posted on August 29, 2014 by in Diary

    A busy month for dried flower crafts & Mums I always find August tough as a Mum of two, because I want to spend as much time as possible with the kids while they’re off school, but work doesn’t ease up. We’ve been very lucky at work in that our busy Spring has turned into […]

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    Modern dried flowers

    Posted on May 14, 2013 by in Dried flowers general

    Modern dried flowers in Make & Craft magazine I was pleased to see my article on dried flowers in the June edition (issue 8) of Make and Craft magazine. It explains why dried flowers are becoming popular once again. I have reproduced a copy below. Dried flowers these days are glorious, vibrant and true to […]

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    Dried flowers diaries March 2013

    Posted on March 28, 2013 by in Diary

    Dried flowers projects are easier in the Spring and Summer In the Spring and Summer there are abundant flowers in the garden, ripe for testing dessication techniques. This year Spring has not yet sprung (we even have snow forecast for Easter), and I am becoming more and more frustrated by the wintry weather! I have […]

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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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    Natural dried flower petal wedding confetti

    Posted on November 12, 2012 by in Weddings

    I enjoy inventing new dried flower petal mixes for use as natural wedding confetti And I recently wrote an article for WantThatWedding.co.uk on the subject. As well as confetti, dried flowers are becoming increasingly popular as table decorations and bouquets as seen in the WantThatWedding French styled bridal shoot last April (to which we contributed […]

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