32 Fabulous Pressed Flower Art Projects

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32 Fabulous Pressed Flower Art Projects

15 years ago I bought a pressed flower note card from a craft store. It cost $1.75 for a simple white card with an indented oval covered with two pressed flowers. It was simple and delicate and I thought it would make a wonderful card for a friend of mine. Ever since then I’ve been hooked!

GENERAL PRESSED FLOWER HOW-TO’S

This is the section where you’ll find general information on pressing flowers.

BUILD A FLOWER PRESS

Flower presses range from simple stacked phone books to complicated wooden constructions. Both types work fine.

PRESSED FLOWER CARDS

Cards are the most commonly made pressed flower project. Their easy to do and don’t require a large investment in time.

PRESSED FLOWER BOOKMARKS

Bookmarks make an easy first project for beginners.

PRESSED FLOWER CANDLES

Pressed flowers make extremely lovely candles.

PRESSED FLOWER PICTURES

These projects are pretty elaborate. You may not want to try them until you’ve gained some experience with other pressed flower crafts first.

PRESSED FLOWER COASTERS

For some reason, coasters seem to be a very popular project to make with pressed flowers.

PRESSED FLOWER JEWELRY

Pressed flower jewelry has a lovely, old-fashioned look.

MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS

Clocks, trays, drawer pulls, scrapbooking and more. Be sure to take a peek at the pendant. It’s one of my favorites.

Pressed flower projects can be simple or elaborate, depending on what you make. Do yourself a favor, and choose an easy pressing method and project for your first time. If you get hooked, you can always choose a more complicated pressed flower project later.

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