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10+ Creative DIY Projects That Turn Dried Up Flowers Into Pressed Works of Art

Botanical Resin Coasters by The Lovely Drawer

Turn your pressed ferns and flowers into handy drink coasters with the help of resin and polymer clay. The results showcase the beauty of the blooms while being a smooth surface to set your drink on.


Flower Confetti by Dollz Confetti

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Planning a wedding or a festive garden party? Use dried petals as a colorful and eco-friendly way to shower someone with natural confetti.


Pressed Flowers Decanter and Glass by Jojotastic

Dried Flowers Art

Photo: Jojotastic

This DIY is the perfect complement to the botanical resin coasters. Like the coasters, you apply your favorite pressed flowers to a glass knob and base of cups. For this project, however, you avoid the use of resin and employ decoupage instead.


Pressed Flowers in Glass Frames by A Handmade Cottage

Make your own frameable art by pressing a variety of blooms and putting them between two sheets of glass. How easy is that?


Pressed Flower Bookmarks by Spalvotas Dryzuotas

You’ll need a laminator (or at least access to one) to complete this DIY. But if you do, you can make batches of bookmarks to hold the place of all your unfinished books.


Pressed Flower Pendant Necklaces by Monsters Circus

Pressed flower jewelry (particularly necklaces) is really popular for the warm weather months. It’s super simple to recreate this look when you find a stylish locket, nail polish, and decoupage.


Don't forget to share your pressed flower art DIYs in our Facebook group, DIY & Crafts: Ideas and Projects!

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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