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    How to press flowers – Back to basics

    Posted on November 20, 2016 by in How to dry flowers

    Pressing flowers and herbs – a simple project Preserve your garden’s beauty year round! Most of us have had experience pressing flowers as children. It can be a very relaxing hobby as an adult, with many potential projects including pressed flower jewellery and wall art, and even pressed flower mobile phone cases. I have a […]

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    Make a pressed flower Christmas card

    Posted on December 9, 2015 by in Christmas crafts

    DIY Christmas card using pressed flowers and herbs Pressing herbs and flowers Pressing herbs is a creative way to preserve their beauty year-round – here is a project I created for the Herb Society magazine, published in their December 2015 issue. Why not press decorative herb leaves and flowers as you spot them around the […]

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Dried flowers diaries May 2014

    Posted on May 30, 2014 by in Diary

    Chelsea flower show May is Chelsea month. I haven’t been for a few years but was offered a free ticket in exchange for a few hours work in the cloakroom run by Plant Heritage. What a great day out! Here are some of my favourite bits: I have also been to Chelsea Physic Garden and […]

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