All flowers are not born equal when it comes to flower pressing. Some flowers are a pleasure to work with while others are most unobliging. The trick with flower pressing is to know what works and to avoid what doesn’t.
There’s an important secret that you should know if you want to get the best results from your flowers. And of all the tips this is probably one of the most helpful ones. The most important rule to remember about
Buds and Tendrils (Beauty and Creativity) Welcome! A very big welcome to Buds and Tendrils where Buds symbolize the promise of beauty to come and Tendrils stand for creativity and dedication! As someone with a creative spirit you are in
With a little imagination it’s easy to press flowers creatively. The idea is to press flowers and leaves at different stages. For example a larkspur can be pressed face up, in profile or simply by pressing it as a bud.
There are many Benefits of Flower Pressing. But here are five that you will love: The best benefit of flower pressing is that you don’t need expensive tools or equipment! There is no need to buy expensive flower presses
Flower pressing is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding of crafts. It’s easy to learn and you don’t even have to be very artistic because the flowers with their “magical touch” do most of the work for you.
Why not learn how to make your own greeting cards for the special people in your life? – cards that people will truly appreciate. A greeting card that is handmade is always appreciated because it’s special and shows sincerity.
Grow your own flowers in containers If you don’t have a garden to supply you with fresh flowers and foliage don’t despair! You can always grow your flowers in containers. As long as you have an area where you can
Where to source flowers, leaves and other floral material Florists. Florists and florist shops are generally expensive especially those in malls. But many of the flowers you will use for flower pressing are small ones that are produced
Pressing flowers is like designing with Nature Pressing flowers isn’t just about sticking flowers to cardboard. It’s so much more than that. Pressing flowers connects you with nature. It’s a way to appreciate the joyful little things that money can’t
Marketing and selling your pressed flower cards is the culmination of all your efforts. I must have pressed millions of flowers and sold many thousands of hand-made cards and pictures. In fact, I can turn out pressed flower cards at
You can make money at home with your own greeting card business. Discover the enjoyment of pressing flowers – and still earn extra money while working at your own pace! There is always a market for cards and pictures made
Flower Pressing – a hobby that pays You’ll see from the pictures on this web site that flower pressing is a lovely creative hobby. But there’s a lot more to it. You’ll find that you can easily turn
Press Flowers and earn money from home. There has always been a demand for hand-made articles and the demand is growing by the day. Greeting cards made by hand are seen as genuine and therefore special. They are always sought
How to set up an Inexpensive Flower Press A flower press is probably the most essential item among your flower pressing tools. Unfortunately it can be quite expensive particularly if you buy it from a specialist craft shop. In
Some ways to use pressed flowers You can use pressed flowers very effectively to decorate all kinds of articles from cards and framed pictures to lampshades or photo albums. You’ll soon see that there are all sorts of ways
Pressing Flowers – my Special Tips and Secrets I have often been asked to reveal some of my card making and flower pressing secrets and tips. How do I make my pressed flowers so rich and colourful? How do I
Make your Greeting Cards come alive in a blaze of color with Real Pressed Flowers Take a careful look at the illustration above. It’s a photo of a design on a greeting card made with real pressed flowers –
Keeping the colour in Pressed flowers – 7 tips that work The secret of colour retention lies in the picking and the pressing of the flowers and in these 7 points. Follow these basic rules and you will find that
How to Press leaves of different colors and shapes Autumn leaves are stunning when pressed. If you are fortunate enough to live in an area where the leaves make a beautiful show in autumn or fall – take
Fern leaves look great in pressed flower pictures. They add a delicate touch to any picture with their fine filigree patterns that look like lace. Little bits of fern neatly tucked in behind your flowers will enhance your designs and
How to press Roses Roses are rather tricky to press. And I’ll explain why. You’ll find that the best flowers to press are small and rather dry. They should also be as flat as possible. Roses, on the other hand