AUTOPLAY
Press Flowers Using A Flower Press
9 steps
What you’ll need
Pencil
Flowers
Scissors
Cardboard
Copy Paper
Flower Press
Cut several pieces of cardboard that fit inside the flower press
1. Cut several pieces of cardboard that fit inside the flower press
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Cut several pieces of paper the same size. You can trace your cardboard as a guide
2. Cut several pieces of paper the same size. You can trace your cardboard as a guide
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Prepare your press with a piece of cardboard and paper
3. Prepare your press with a piece of cardboard and paper
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Fill the paper with flower petals, make sure they don’t overlap
4. Fill the paper with flower petals, make sure they don’t overlap
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Cover with paper and cardboard
5. Cover with paper and cardboard
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Keep making layers! Experiment with petals, whole flowers, + leaves
6. Keep making layers! Experiment with petals, whole flowers, + leaves
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Close the flower press tightly, keep going back to bolts to make sure they’re secure
7. Close the flower press tightly, keep going back to bolts to make sure they’re secure
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After a few weeks, check your flowers! If all moisture is gone they’re ready to use in your projects
8. After a few weeks, check your flowers! If all moisture is gone they’re ready to use in your projects
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If you’re not using the flowers right away, keep them between the paper and store in a ziplock bag
9. If you’re not using the flowers right away, keep them between the paper and store in a ziplock bag
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Thanks!