That day was very memorable for you and each time you see the bouquet of flowers you received, you can’t help but smile and relive that moment. However, as time passes by so is the freshness of the flowers. It will wilt eventually, but you want to preserve its petals and ultimately the memory it holds.
Worry not, this blog will give you easy ideas on how you can use wilted flowers and make memories of the special day last longer.
#1 Make beads with flowers petals
Love to wear accessories? This is perfect for you! There are a lot of how-tos you can follow online but you only need the petals, distilled water, frying pan to start.
#2 DIY potpourri
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You’ve probably know this simple and inexpensive craft. You can use any flowers here but it’s best to use flowers that retain their shape even after wilting. All you need is your dried flowers, essential oils, and a container to start.
#3 Frame your dried petals
This is perfect for people who are looking to preserve their wedding flowers, boutonniere, or other flower arrangements that means so much. It’s easy to do and you can add it to your home decor. Make it more interesting with other keepsakes like photos from that special event. Start by pressing your dried flowers in between the pages of a book to flattened them.
#4 Homemade candles and soaps
Another way to use your dried flowers is to add them to your homemade candle or soap. This will require a bit more time and effort to do, but this is still worth it. Use fragrance oils if you like it scented.
#5 Use them in journaling or letters
Perfect for people who love to journal and write letters. Keep them in place with a little glue or tape, write with your heart, and you’re done!
#6 Leave them as they are
Dried flowers has their own beauty and in fact, with the right arrangement you can still make them look lovely. Take inspiration from pinterest boards about dried flower arrangements.