6 ways to get your wedding flowers
Squeeze the flowers
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To press the flowers in your marriage ceremony bouquet, choose as many flowers as you need, and even your complete bouquet as pictured right here, and unfold them out on clear waxed paper in order that they are often simply lifted after urgent. Morrow suggests arranging them so that you simply’re pleased with this step. As soon as they’re dried and pressed, there isn’t any extra tampering with them.
Then place the waxed paper with the flowers within the pages of a heavy ebook, like a cellphone ebook or textbook. Add one other piece of wax paper to maintain the flowers freed from ink and shut the ebook. Then weigh it down with one thing heavy, like a vase or extra books. You too can simply put heavy objects on prime of the waxed paper-flower sandwich if you do not have a heavy ebook. Let it dry for seven to 10 days. As soon as the marriage flowers are flat and dry, you possibly can prepare and body them nevertheless you need.
You too can go for knowledgeable press and design your bouquet for you. “You solely have one try at preserving flowers,” says Sarah Ferrell of Pressed Floral. “Discover somebody whose type you like and do not be afraid to ask them about changes. You’re the one to maintain it perpetually.”
When preserving flowers, you need to begin the method when the petals are nonetheless vibrant, colourful, and never blotchy. When you wait too lengthy, they are going to have extra time to die, wither, and discolor.