Let’s frame some flowers today! This can hang in your room, by a window, or give this as a gift to someone special. Go exploring in your yard for some pretty flowers to press and preserve in a lovely frame.
Let’s get started! Here’s what you’ll need to make this craft:
Project Difficulty: Beginner
- Washable Paint
- Paint Brush
- Washable Liquid Glue
- A Book
- Parchment Paper
- 8 Popsicle Sticks
- Flowers from Your Yard
- A Zip Top Bag
- Paper Plate
- Go outside and pick a flower from your yard.
- Carefully break the petals off the flower.
- Place the flower petals onto parchment paper.
- Fold the piece of parchment paper in half over the flowers.
- Place the folded parchment paper and flowers in the middle of a book. You can use any book. It may take a few days for the flowers to dry, depending on where you live. You can always slightly lift the book pages to check and see if they have dried.
- Put paint on your paper plate and paint the 8 popsicle sticks any color you like. Paint the front and back of the popsicle sticks.
- Let the paint dry.
- Once the paint is dry, add glue to the ends of 4 of the popsicle sticks and stick together to make a square shape. Do the same with the other 4 popsicle sticks.
- Carefully cut the zip top bag to fit within the popsicle sticks. Do not cut off the zip top part, just trim it to fit if you need to.
- Glue the zip top bag onto the popsicle sticks, but leave the top zip part unglued for now. Let dry.
- Once your flowers are dry and flat, place in the dried flowers inside the zip top bag.
- Glue the zip top part to the popsicle sticks.
- Next, glue the second popsicle stick square on top of the zip top bag.
- Place two dots of glue on either side of the popsicle stick frame.
- Secure a piece of yarn to the glue.
- Let the glue completely dry before you hang your flower frame.
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