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How to Press Rose Flowers

Pressing rose flowers can be really enjoyable, especially when used for scrapbooking or keepsakes. Learn how to press rose flowers with advice from a third-generation flower grower in this free video on gardening.


Hi this is Yolanda Vanveen and in this segment we're going to talk about how to press rose flowers. Now the materials that you will need are some rose petals, a book or something heavy, a box, anything heavy. And some paper, whether it's newspaper or recycled paper. So the first step is take your roses and break them into pieces and separate them one by one on your pieces of paper. Next step, cover the piece of paper with at least two or three sheets of paper. Next step, take a heavy book or box and put it on top of the piece of paper. Next step, wait one week or so, even every few days and check on them and you will find that they will dry very quickly, especially if they're in a warm place. And you can enjoy them whether you use them for scrapbooking or keepsakes in any way because dried flowers are really enjoyable.