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Questions tagged [flowers]

For questions regarding the use of actual fresh or dried flowers, stems and petals as a medium or part of a craft.

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How can I properly dye rose petals?

I recently received an abundance of white roses that I really don't have any use for. I am looking to dye them black for a sporting event to match team colors. I realize with most projects that if ...
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How can I make my flowers glow in the dark?

This is the follow-up to a related question. I wanted to know if there is any limitation or specific liquid characteristics on making a glow-in-the-dark flowers by imitating the techniques on ...
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Can I cast a glow in the dark flower in resin?

This is my first time experimenting with resin. What I want to create is a glow in the dark version of preserved flower in resin. Based on this thread, it's possible to create glow in the dark ...
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How to maximize the post-dried life expectancy of flowers?

I want to make a piece that mixes a drawing on paper, with a flower collage (or flat bouquet?) on top and put it in a frame. I know dried flowers don't last forever, but what is their post-dried life ...
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Tips for pressing flowers using a microwave

There are a few references to speeding up the process of drying flowers using ceramic tiles (apparently ones for this purpose) and a microwave, but not many of the videos and guides are very specific ...
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How can I dry my roses properly?

Roses are expensive. At least they are where I live. When I buy them I would like to try and keep them for longer. So I dry them. I usually just hang them flower down from a coat hanger and leave ...