Category Archives: Floral Crafts

How to make potpourri, floral arrangements, how to dry flowers and more.

Lavender Summer Rose Potpourri

My favorite family recipe is our summer potpourri that fills the air with its unique aroma. I like to use pink rose petals in my own mix, but any color will due. Mix and match flowers and spices to make it your own. (more…)...
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Drying Flowers with Silica Gel

There are many ways to dry flowers. One of the best ways is to dry flowers with the use of silica gel. Silica gel is a drying compound (desiccant) for use in drying flowers. Using this method allows one to dry flowers while the flowers its shape and superior color. The silica gel mixture can...
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Rose Centerpiece Ideas – How to Create Rose Centerpieces

Modern roses are easy to grow with few requirements. They need eight hours of sun a day, rich soil, and moist but not soggy soil. Roses are available year round at Florists. Grocery store floral departments often offer roses at bargain prices in a wide variety of colors. So what can you do with all...
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Flower Arranging Guide

How to Arrange Flowers Everybody loves flowers, they have got an exceptional ability to liven up any room.. When it comes to arranging flowers you may be happy with just plunking a few different types together in a vase and leaving it at that, but you could have a much more impressive display. All you need...
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How To Make Dried Lavender

Dried lavender is a very beautiful flower that has soothing properties in its scent and can be used for many things. Tea, food items and beautiful craft items can be made from this popular flower bud. The stems and flower buds of the lavender flower are harvested into bundles to be preserved by drying the...
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Make Your Own Fragrance Sachets

I was given a couple of fragrance sachets for Christmas, and it reminded me that this item used to be a staple I always had on standby in case I needed a donation for our local school or church charity sale. They are extremely simple to make, and you can even make your own fragrance insert!...
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Making Lavender Oil

The essential oil that comes from the lavender plant is highly scented and is a common ingredient used in making perfumes and toilet waters. (more…)...
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Make Sachets with Potpourri and Essential Oils

Do you have potpourri and essential oils coming out your ears? If so, you may want to consider using them to make simple sachets as gifts. Sachets are great for tucking into bureau drawers to make your clothing smell wonderful and also can be used in closets. Read more