Plants You Grow In Your Garden Can Be Used As Embellishments!

I found this cool article by John Yazo and thought I’d pass it on. Enjoy!

Capturing and preserving the natural beauty of your garden can simply
be done by creating a scrapbook and journal of your memories.
Scrapbooking is a great way to preserve these memories and to share
them with friends and family members for generations to come. There is
no better feeling than to look back at these precious times and to be
able enjoy their memorable moments.

Preserving flowers and plants from your garden can be done by drying or
pressing them. They can be saved for years to come and can be used as
embellishments in your scrapbooking and card making projects. It is a
unique way to add your own personal touch and feelings to your crafts.

Small flowers and leaves can be pressed to make embellishments and
larger flowers like sunflower pedals, or leaves can be dried and
pressed to create a unique natural background for your scrapbook pages.
Other plants like herbs can also be used to add accent when they are

There are many other ways that your preserved plants can be used, such
as dried flower arrangements, framed and hung on a wall as natural wall
decor. The ideas are endless and the only limit is your imagination.

There are many ways you can create unique, natural scrapbooks that will
keep the memories of your gardening experiences alive and able to be
passed on to members of your family and friends for years to come.

Drying and pressing your flowers and plants is simple to do and can be
done with common household supplies that are already available to you
in your home.

Both environmentally friendly and healthy, Organic
Gardening is a way of gardening in harmony with nature. Growing a
healthy and productive crop in a way that is healthier for both you and
the environment.

John Yazo

If you have come up with an “unusual” embellishment, email me and tell me about it!


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