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    Dried lavender crafts

    Posted on March 30, 2013 by in Lavender craft

    Dried lavender crafts in abundance! Dried lavender is such a versatile natural product that it is hard to write about dried flowers without mentioning it. Check out my blog post Ten uses for dried lavender, or below are a few more. Dried lavender in food In my opinion, dried lavender is best used in sweet […]

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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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    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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    Dried flower diaries October 2012

    Posted on October 28, 2012 by in Diary, Dried flowers general

    Autumn dried flower crafts leading into Winter Where I live is often referred to as “Sunny Sussex”, but not this month. It has been wet and dreary right up until today – finally this morning there is brilliant sunlight and the temperature has plummeted. In my book, cold and sunny beats warm and rainy anytime! […]

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    Drying Sea Lavender in the Workshop

    Posted on September 11, 2012 by in Bouquets, How to dry flowers

    Sea lavender is hardly changed by drying This summer I hung up some sea lavender (limonium) stems to dry in our workshop. I chose them to dry because I had heard they were easy, and seen some wedding bouquets with sea lavender this year. It turns out you can hardly tell the difference between the […]

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    Dried flowers diaries Aug 2012

    Posted on August 31, 2012 by in Diary

    Dried flowers in holiday season Like many Brits, I have been away for a couple of weeks this month. But I did do some work honest! The versatility of dried flowers for weddings and elsewhere About a month ago I was approached to put a mixed dried flower wedding bouquet together for a bride who […]

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    Dried flower wedding bouquet

    Posted on July 31, 2012 by in Bouquets, Weddings

    Always happy to help with dried flowers Last week I was contacted by a lady called Claire who was planning her wedding, but had been let down by her florist. She had made her own dried lavender bouquets for her bridesmaids and asked her florist to produce something similar for her bridal bouquet. Unfortunately she […]

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    More dried flower bouquets with lavender

    Posted on June 15, 2012 by in Bouquets

    Dried flower bouquets – variations on my previous post In my last post, I talked about how I make a small dried flower bunch (like the one in the picture below) with dried lavender, wheat and delphiniums. Here are some simple variations on a theme. Firstly, this small lavender bunch is what you will end […]

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