Tag: drying flowers

How to use flower petals in resin

Originally published January 2015.  Updated April 2020. 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… Read more »

How to dry flowers in a microwave

dry flowers in a microwave

Originally written January 2015.  Updated April 2020. This article is the fourth in a series on drying flowers.  You can read the other articles here: Learn How to dry flowers using silica gel beads Read How to dry flower petals with contact paper Try How to dry flowers with parchment paper The last technique I… Read more »

How to add flowers to a phone case

add flowers and resin to a phone case

Written April 2015.  Updated March 2020. 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 alongside the roads.  People are thoughtful enough to not mow them while they are so beautiful.  It makes a long drive much more enjoyable…. Read more »

How to resin flowers – make a resin pendant with dried flowers

How to resin flowers

How to use flowers in resin jewelry Originally written June 2013.  Updated July 2019. I love using flowers in jewelry.  It seems so natural and I love the final result.  This tutorial is going to show you how to resin flowers in a bezel pendant with a colorful background accent.   Supplies needed for this… Read more »

How to make resin flower jewelry

how to make resin flower jewelry How to make resin flower jewelry by Michele Rober   Hello everybody! I’m back with another tutorial and I am so excited to share this one on how to make resin flower jewelry. This project uses pressed flowers to create stylish pendants that will last forever. Every time I am at a wedding, I always... 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 »

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 »

Drying flower petals with parchment paper

Flower Petals on Parchment

How to dry flowers with parchment paper This article is Part 3 of a series.  Links to the first two articles are included in the post below. In my quest for knowledge about dried flowers and resin, one of the most common flower drying methods I kept reading about is to dry the flowers flat… Read more »

Drying flower petals

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 »