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  • Dried flowers from my garden | Photo shoot

    Posted on July 1, 2016 by in Dried flowers general, How to dry flowers

    Picking garden flowers to dry I love drying flowers At this time of year when roses and peonies are in bloom, I love to visit the garden every day, enjoying their scent, and taking a small harvest. I always leave enough to enjoy in situ. Images courtesy Nicola Stocken. Save Find out more about drying […]

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    Make a seasonal wheat sheaf

    Posted on December 1, 2015 by in Bouquets, Christmas crafts

    DIY wheat sheaves The great thing about wheat sheaves is that they can be augmented with various flowers and botanicals depending on the season. Wheat sheaves traditionally celebrate harvest season, but these days they can be used for decoration year-round. Making a wheat sheaf A large wheat sheaf is easily made by combining about three […]

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    How to make wet potpourri

    Posted on September 20, 2014 by in Potpourri making

    Making potpourri from flowers in my garden Herb Society article about rose petal potpourri It was great to be asked to write an article for the Herb Society magazine Herbs earlier this year. The article has just been published in the September issue. Preserve the fragrance of your Summer garden using this traditional potpourri making […]

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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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    Making a floral bath sachet with dried flowers

    Posted on January 13, 2014 by in Aromatherapy, Making bath products

    Soak in a bath of dried flower petals Brighten up your bathtime with the fragrance of flowers from your garden in this floral bath soak! Fill a pouch with bath goodies The bag you use for this make is quite important – it needs to be a quite open weave to allow the water to […]

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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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