Pressed Flower Bookmark- Make by NoFarmNeeded — KickstarterThe best place to find me is in the garden with bright sunshine on my face, dirt beneath my fingernails, and a Darjeeling tea in hand. My goal is to reinvent gardening, pushing flowers into the 21st century. One of the ways I am doing this, is by pressing flowers straight from my backyard. Hence, creating pressed flower bookmarks. Pressing flowers has always been a passion of mine.
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Bookmark Craft for Kids Using Pressed Flowers and Leaves
Create your own beautiful pressed flower bookmarks that will last a lifetime thanks to some handy lamination! Easy as pie - just take some pressed flowers, arrange them artfully between two plastic sheets and then laminate away! For even more fun, add some yarn tassels to help you find your place in your book! To start this project, you will need to first press your flowers, which means starting with fresh flowers! I tried to choose flowers that were bright and already somewhat flat in shape so that they would press well. I also used two pieces of wax paper to protect the boxes which I was using to press the flowers.
This nature-themed bookmark craft for kids is so simple to make and is perfect for a wide range of ages. Children will enjoy the process of pressing flowers and leaves and then using the natural materials to create all kinds of designs for their homemade bookmarks! My kids are always bringing little nature treasures in from outside. This post contains affiliate links. We cut ours to be 6 inches x 2 inches.
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Fun, Adorable and certainly easy-to-do You can even do this with your kids! Cut your paper. As for the size of our bookmark, its 6 X 1.
Pressed violas have an old-fashioned air about them, which is probably why I like them so much. Photography by Erin Boyle. Above: The same delicacy that makes violas and violets fragile cut flowers makes them a perfect to press and dry. Resist the temptation to use flowers that are already past their prime because wilted petals will be difficult to flatten neatly. For more suggestions, see Pansies: A Cheap Date. Above: I love the look of pressed flowers with leaves still attached.