Shadow Box with Roses

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Summary:

Don’t throw away your beautiful bouquets! Turn them into unique decorative projects for you and your family. Flower Drying Art keeps the natural beauty of fresh flowers while preserving them for years to come!

Why customers love it:

  • The granular compound offers the best method of preserving flowers, as it absorbs the flowers’ moisture with little damage to color or form
  • Use in the microwave for quick-drying, or dry over time in a sealed container
  • Reusable with no limits on the number of flowers that can be dried

 

SAFETY TIPS:

We recommend using a plastic container exclusively for drying flowers. Silica Gel is certified safe and non-toxic and conforms to ASTM D4236.

 

Materials Needed:

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Step 1:

Pour a layer of flower drying art silica gel in the bottom of an air-tight container. Make sure the layer is at least 1” - 2” deep, or deep enough to hold the flowers.

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Step 2:

Place each flower carefully making sure they don’t touch each other. Pour silica gel on top of the flowers making sure they are covered completely.

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Step 3:

Seal the container and move it to a shelf for drying. Make sure that you don’t tip or shift the content. It is best to not move the container until you are ready to remove the flowers. After 7-9 days, the drying is complete.

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Step 4:

When ready, gently remove the flowers and carefully shake out the silica gel with a soft brush

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Step 5:

Spray the flowers with hairspray, this will work as a sealer to prevent breakage and color fade.

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Step 6:

Let the flowers dry, later start gluing each flower one by one with the glue gun, create your own unique design, add as many as desired.

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art

 

And it’s ready!

Shadow Box with Roses made with Flower Drying Art
Bert Sabourin
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