There’s a reason why pressing flowers is a tried and true craft that has been a beloved pastime for many years. It’s easy, fun, and produces a beautiful final result. You can collect flowers from your backyard, your local floral shop, or a by going on a nature hike. Make sure that you’re only picking flowers that aren’t endangered. The more colorful the flowers, the better!
You can also create your very own flower press by joining a few pieces of plywood together with adjustable handle screws. Make sure you line them with some soft fabric to keep the flowers in fantastic condition. Pressed flowers can last for a very long time, especially when incorporated into a project. Here are some great ideas for you.
Pressed Flower Phone Case
We spend a lot of time looking at our phones, so why not make sure that it’s pretty while you’re at it? A phone case is a perfect way to incorporate pressed flowers into your everyday life. Simply get a clear plastic phone case and head to this easy to follow tutorial.
Pressed Flowers In A Frame
Here’s a gorgeous way to spruce up your home: framing pressed flowers, hanging up against a light source. This is a great way to decorate your bathroom, windows, or any other space in your house. Pressed flowers are an affordable way to add some art to your home. Here’s a fantastic tutorial by Lily Ardor.
Pressed Flower Bookmark
Are you a bookworm or do you have a book lover that’s close to your heart? Here’s a perfect gift (for yourself) or for that person who is always in need of a bookmark. These beautiful pressed flower bookmarks will have you wanting to head to your local library right away. You can use real or faux pressed flowers, just follow this tutorial.
Pressed Flower Candle
There are plenty of candles out there that you can buy, but getting a pressed flower candle won’t come cheap. Why not make your own instead? The DIY version is super simple to do, all you need is melted wax and pressed flowers. Add a beautiful candle to your home or give it as a sweet, personal gift. Here’s a great tutorial.
Pressed Flower Gift Tag
Speaking of gifts, if you already have the perfect gift for someone but you want to add your own personal touch to it, then this is the project for you. Making your own pressed flower gift tags is a great way to make sure the recipient know that you thought about them and made this pretty tag just for them. These also are great homemade ornaments. Here’s a great tutorial by The Blondielocks.