Rustic and nature. Best combo

whollykao

A couple months ago, I did a guest post on Pamplemousse!, which featured a tutorial on how to press and frame flowers. I thought I’d share the full tutorial with y’all today. It’s a great way to preserve flowers from bouquets (from those birthday or anniversary flowers!), or the pretties from your back yard.

DIY Framed Flowers
For this project, you’re going to need:

-picture frames (the size is up to you)
-dried flowers (I used flowers from the back yard and pressed them inside heavy books for a couple weeks)
-gel medium (or Mod Podge/glue)
-a small paintbrush
-Thick card stock (**A great alternative to using plain card stock is to paint the page with watercolors first. Then you’d have a lovely and subtly color to complement your flowers.)

Steps
one
Cut your card stock to the same size as the glass in your picture frames.
I got…

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