How to Press Flowers

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How to Press Flowers
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Gather your floral supplies. Small thin things will work better, but you can try thick ones too. Daisies are best.

Gather your floral supplies. Small thin things will work better, but you can try thick ones too. Daisies are best.

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Lay them out on your sheet of cardboard in your press so that they're not touching.

Lay them out on your sheet of cardboard in your press so that they're not touching.

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Here is an example.

Here is an example.

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Place a couple more sheets of cardboard on top.

Place a couple more sheets of cardboard on top.

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Then more flowers.

Then more flowers.

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Then more cardboard. Do this until you have used up all your flowers.

Then more cardboard. Do this until you have used up all your flowers.

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Here are some pre-pressed flowers.

Here are some pre-pressed flowers.

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Then put the wooden sheet on top.

Then put the wooden sheet on top.

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Screw each screw up, going diagonally.

Screw each screw up, going diagonally.

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Finished! Now wait at least a week for them to be fully pressed. Well done!

Finished! Now wait at least a week for them to be fully pressed. Well done!

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If you want, I can make a guide showing how to press flowers without a press. And don't forget to check out our craft blog! magical-muddle.blogspot.com; this is where most of our tutorials go!

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