Tag: drying flowers

How to add flowers to a phone case

How to embellish a phone case with flowers and resin One of the things I love about living in Florida is that every spring, the wildflowers go crazy in bloom.  They grow in fields and along side of the roads.  People are thoughtful enough to not mow them while they are so beautiful.  It makes… Read more »

How to use dried flowers in casting resin charms

dried flowers in resin

Using parchment paper dried flowers to make resin cabochons This is the final experiment in a series about using dried flowers in resin. For this blog post, I will get right to the point.  I won’t show how I sealed the flowers, prepped the mold, mixed the resin or other details about the decisions I… Read more »

Dried flowers in resin – the next step

trim flowers

Pressed flowers and resin This article is part of a series on using dried flowers in resin.  You can read the previous article, using dried flowers in resin. A couple of weeks back, I took on the challenge of drying flowers for use in resin.  One of the methods I researched involved drying flowers on… Read more »

Using dried flowers in resin

dried flowers in resin

How to use dried flowers in resin This post is part of a series that shows crafting techniques on drying flowers and using them in resin. So here comes the fun part — casting the flowers in resin!  This particular day, I cast the flowers dried in the microwave in Castin’ Craft Easy Cast resin. … Read more »

How to dry flowers in a microwave

flowers for drying

How to dry flowers using a microwave This article is the fourth in a series on drying flowers.  You can read the other articles here: How to dry flowers using silica gel beads How to dry flower petals with contact paper How to dry flowers with parchment paper The last technique I tried was to… Read more »

Drying flower petals on contact paper

Flower Petals on Parchment

How to dry flowers with contact paper This article is part 2 of a series.  You can also read Part 1, using silica gel to dry flowers. I was intrigued by an article I read that suggested you could dry flowers after sticking them to contact paper.  The author claimed it made them easier to… Read more »

How to dry flowers using silica gel beads

drying flowers with silica gel beads

How to dry flowers for use in resin This is Part 1 of a series I decided for 2015, I would focus on learning more about the things I have been postponing.  One of those things is using dried flowers in resin.  Many of you have asked me about techniques and such, but I have… Read more »

How to make a resin pendant with dried flowers

dried flowers in resin

How to use flowers in your resin jewelry I love using flowers in jewelry.  It seems so natural and I love the final result.  This tutorial is going to show you how I like to use dried flowers in a bezel pendant with a paper accent.                  … Read more »