How Do You Preserve a Bouquet of Flowers?
We all are aware that we are incapable to stop time. Apart this, there have been plenty of occasions we dreamt that it never ends and if we could capture them to make them live a bit longer. Even though, we cannot stop the time, we can always capture the memories associated to the moment, by preserving them. When it comes to weddings, valentine’s day, anniversaries and other celebrations, flowers are an integral part. So how about preserving those flowers in the memory of the day. Desert roses thrives as one of the best flower bouquet in Abu Dhabi and we understand how our clients cherish them, and hence we are here to help you preserve them for a longer period.
Preserving flowers can be done by many different methods encapsulating its beauty and sentimental value. Beyond capturing the moment, preserved flowers impart other benefits too. We have evolved to be the most recognized flower bouquet in Abu Dhabi, and hence also developed our methods to preserve flowers as well. Preserved flowers are now popular and admired as they make beautiful home décors and comes handy to make adorable craft projects. And, the preservation methods are customizable depending on your wish to achieve specific beauty of those flowers. So get ready to imbibe another magical aspect of the beauty of flowers.
Press the flowers
Pressing flowers are one of the common and easiest method to preserve flowers. You can either choose some flowers from the bouquet or the entire bouquet as per your desire. It can easily done with the hands of appreciable craftsmanship, as you need to spread the flowers or the entire bouquet out, on a clean wax paper so that they can be easily lifted after pressing. The spreading can be done creatively according to your plan of portraying them and let them dry. Now, you can lay the way paper with the flowers, inside the pages of a heavy book and cover it with another piece of wax paper to keep it from ink. To make the process effective weigh it down with something heavy and leave it to dry for seven to ten days. Once it is dried, they are ready to be arranged, frames and decorate you wall.
Dry flowers by handing them upside down
Air drying the flowers is another simpler way to preserve your flowers. The process starts with unwrapping the bouquet, and hang them upside down one by one. Leave it to dry for at least a week or longer according to the blooms, and she is now ready to beautify a flower vase. Ensure that you handle them with care, as dried flowers have much brittle and fragile stems and petals.
Submerge them in silica gel
A porous sand that absorbs water and dry flower in one to seven days is silica gel. This ensures that the dried flowers do not lose its color and beauty and look the same as on your wedding day. By silica gel from any store and form a base of silica gel in an airtight container and place your blooms in the sand. You have to take extra care to gently pour the silica gel around the petals without misplacing the shape of the flowers. Once it fills the container, seal it with a lid and ensure the container is airtight. After a week , you can remove the flowers from the container and spray them with an artist fixative spray or hairspray.
Make a resin art with your flowers
Preserving the flowers with clear epoxy resin is the most demanded method for its creativity. Get a mold according to your wish and fill it halfway with epoxy resin and carefully arrange the flowers in it. Now, fill it to the top, and leave it to dry for 2 days. If you want a professional touch you can hire a team like ours, as being the best flower delivery in Abu Dhabi, we are also mastered with the creative ideas to preserve them. Enjoy a gorgeous resin décor with your wedding flowers
Dip the flowers in wax
Even though wax flowers are not suitable to preserve the flowers permanently, but is still in demand for the original integrity and colour intact of the flower that it gives. You need a paraffin wax and a sauce pan to wax preserve your bouquet. Melt the wax in boiling water until the fluid is even and smooth, and lower the flame to let it cool down to be warm. Take your best blooms and gently dip them into the wax solution and pull them out immediately to hang upside down. Now you can cherish the flowers for a bit longer the exact way you held them in your hands on your special day.