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How To Dry Flowers

Watch more Flower Crafts videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn to dry flowers by following these simple steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Pick in the spring Pick flowers for drying from early spring to late fall. Tip Choose blooms that have not fully matured. The blooms will open as they dry. Step 2: Choose wisely Choose healthy-looking flowers that are insect and disease free. Step 3: Air dry Air dry the flowers. Cut the stems to no shorter than 6 inches in length and pull off any excess foliage. Step 4: Tie to a hanger Tie the stems to a hanger with dental floss. Tie them individually or bunch the stems together with a rubber band. Step 5: Dry Allow the flowers to dry upside down in a dark, warm, and well-ventilated area for two to three weeks. Step 6: Spray hairspray Spray the flowers with hairspray after they are completely dry. Display your dried flowers around your home, keeping them out of sunny areas. Did You Know? No species of wild plant produces a flower or blossom that is absolutely black.
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