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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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    Traditional dried flower crafts & corn dollies

    Posted on October 13, 2012 by in Lavender craft

    Traditional Dried Flower Craft Thank you to Glynn for sending in this photo of corn dolls and a vase made from straw and lavender. He manipulated some stems from dried lavender bunches into the shape he needed for the dress and body of the doll by soaking in hot water before use. He is obviously […]

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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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    Making a small dried flower bunch with lavender

    Posted on June 13, 2012 by in Bouquets

    How to make a dried flower bunch with lavender, wheat and delphinium This pretty little dried flower bunch is only 18cm long.   To make this dried flower bunch you will need Scissors About 50cm ribbon 30-50 dried lavender stems One dried delphinium spike to break down into florets 3 dried wheat stems   First […]

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