This is a place to find information about pressing
and pressed flower arts and techniques.
It's simple with many flowers, however, there are
some needing more
advanced techniques; some flowers require a bit of
skill to get it right. This website will help you acquire that skill.
- The Pressed Flower
Database includes pictures and scans of many types
of pressed flowers and pressed foliage. Pressing tips are included with each
entry. Unfortunately, the database is missing some of the photos but is
still usable. I am working on a rebuild.
I've just scanned and uploaded a whimsical little book from
"How to Tell the Birds from the Flowers" It's cute and only takes a few
minutes to peruse. I love the prose as well as the illustrations and sense
of humor shown by the author.
I've received many requests to buy my flowers
but was unable to accommodate due to a serious auto accident, but I and am
finally ready to resume supplying pressed flowers and botanicals
Meanwhile, during my seven years of healing, I have been
pressing, scanning, and
saving my pressed flowers and foliage, growing my collection of hundreds of
types of pressed materials, including many non-traditional items.
excited to have found a very unique pressed material. This is Prickly Pear Cactus
These pieces are about the size of a bookmark and they are flat making them
suitable for use in pressed flower work. Click on the picture to see it enlarged.