Flowers for the house and how to arrange them by C. RomanneМЃ-James

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Published by Williams and Norgate in London .

Written in English

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  • Floral decoration.

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Statementby C. Romanné-James ; with a foreword by Percy Crane.
LC ClassificationsSB449 .R64
The Physical Object
Pagination141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6091307M
LC Control Number51007914

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I like to cut the stems at a degree angle to help prolong their lives. Leaving them in lukewarm water will help the flowers absorb the water better. Leave them in the water for a couple of days before you start arranging them. Carefully close the book and weight it down - additional heavy books work well as weights.

Store this pile in a warm, dry place and check on your flower specimens daily. Once your flowers are dry, carefully remove them. You can then create your own flower collection or make some beautiful art.

Use glue to mount the pressed flowers. If any of the flowers have thorns, these will also need to be removed prior to putting the flowers inside the vase.

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Step 5: Cut 1 to 2 inches off the stems at an angle while they are under water. Step 6: Arrange your flowers .

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