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Flower Drying With a Mcrowave: Techniques and Projects
Flower Drying With a Mcrowave Techniques and Projects Author:Tita Joosten [The book] shows you how to preserve the brilliant colors and forms of fresh flowers without the frustrating problems of the space, light, and time requirements of traditional methods. The book also includes guidelines for drying leaves and flowers unique to your particular locale. — This is the first book to unlock the secrets and techniques req... more »uired to dry virtually any flower--including delicate roses, pansies, tulips, lilies of the valley, snap dragons, and violets.
The book begins with a description of how microwave ovens work, and follows with directions for preparing your fresh materials for the drying process. The author, Titia Joosten, also provides detailed charts that focus on the wide range of flower colors which will help you compose arrangements that will complement your own home's decor.
Step-by-step instructions and illustrations demonstrate flower wiring and clustering techniques, while a series of glorious, full-color photos show off the beauty of completed arrangements. More projects for dried flowers--such as garlands, mirror embellishing, wreathmaking, and creating winter gardens--provide you with fun decoration ideas.
This book will appeal to everyone who enjoys gardening, crafts, and the brilliancy of dried flowers.« less