Fascinated about studying tips on how to make pressed flowers?

Get the entire household concerned in vacation playing cards this yr! Whereas posing for a household picture does have a sure caché, making your personal personal botanical greeting playing cards with pressed flowers is a enjoyable strategy to spend a while collectively this season, with out the drama of matching sweaters. (You possibly can at all times embrace a photograph if you’d like!)

Should you dwell in a spot the place issues are nonetheless inexperienced, go on a stroll with the entire crew and supply supplies from your personal backyard or native park (simply ensure you’re allowed to take it). Should you’re someplace with out a lot in the best way of dwell vegetation, attempt choosing up a couple of stems out of your native florist, or snipping a couple of springs out of your indoor herb backyard. (We like utilizing rosemary, because it not solely seems to be appropriately icicle-like, it additionally smells wonderful and seasonal.)

We used the Armhino Herb Press to create the supplies for our playing cards and used conventional snowflake shapes as inspiration for our patterns.

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Andreana Bitsis

Supplies

  • herb press
  • flowers or leaves, ideally foraged from a park or backyard
  • card inventory (we love utilizing seed paper as a biodegradable choice!)
  • glue

Instructions

  • Go away the flowers and leaves within the press for at the very least 24 hours.
  • Utilizing glue, adorn the playing cards or seed paper.
  • Infuse with love and unfold vacation cheer!

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