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How to make a variety of crafts using flowers.

All About Lavender

All About Lavender

Lavender is not only a beautiful color and flower, but a healing herb. Here's some ways you can use lavender in recipes or around your home.
Drying Flowers with Silica Gel

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....
The Herbal Primer - Creative Uses for Herbs

The Herbal Primer – Creative Uses for Herbs

We have seen that herbs are wonderful for alternative medicinal uses, fantastic for recipes and can be used and grown easily. What else can you do with herbs? WREATHS AND CENTERPIECES: Fragrant herbs make a wonderful...

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...
Bath Crafts

Create Your Own Lavender Bath Bag

Many of us enjoy growing lavender in our gardens and for most of us having it grow along the side of paths to brush past and enjoy its scent is enough. However, there is...

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...

Aromatherapy at Home

Aromatherapy has been practiced for hundreds of years without the benefit of the fancy name. Generation after generation of homemakers prided themselves in creating the most fragrant and visually appealing decor to beautify their...

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...

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. When you are growing the plant for its oils, gather the...

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...
Potpourri

Citrus Simmer Potpourri

How to make citrus simmer potpourri, a gentle summery scent. Ingredients: 3 cups water 2 oranges - sliced 2 strawberries - sliced 5 dried bay leaves 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons lemon juice - or...

The Ancient Art of Making Rose Beads

When the roses are in full bloom is the time for this activity. It is an ancient art and I do not know where it originated. It is fun to do. Fragrant roses are...

Making Essential Oils

Aromatherapy Goes 'High Tech' New methods of essential oil extraction are entering the mainstream of aromatherapy, offering new choices in oils never before available. With the new labels of 'CO2' and 'SCO2', along with the...

Instructions on How to Make Fabric Flowers

These are brief instructions on how to make fabric flowers but first please allow me to start by telling you how it all started. Last December, my co-workers and I went to the mall to...

Make a Stunning Dried Hydrangea Wreath

Dried hydrangea wreaths are so beautiful and versatile in a home, and a lot of fun to make as well. You can either purchase already dried hydrangea flowers from your local craft store, or you...