The flowers in the glycerin master class
Want to extend the life of flowers? It turns out that there is a very easy way to make beautiful flower durable. In this article we will talk about how to preserve flowers glycerine. It turns out that the flowers, placed in a bottle with this amazing viscous liquid, are elastic and do not fade. Such flowers made their hands, you will be able to admire for several years.
Bouquets preserved in glycerol. Master class
Before flowers dipped in glycerin, they need to be well prepared. Evergreen plants are cut at any time of the year, but the seasonal harvest in late summer. When you cut the flowers, dip them in water. The stem should be cut at an angle. If the stem SAP, then you need to hold it over the fire that darkened the end. To glycerin is better absorbed, the stem is split in the center length up to 6 cm Preferably the lower leaves removed from the stems, as glycerin does not cope with young leaves.
Materials for harvesting flowers:
— decorative paper;
Before you start soaking colors, dilute the glycerin in water in the ratio 1:2. In a container place the flowers and then fill them with a glycerin solution.
You will notice how the flowers and leaves gradually absorb the glycerin. Periodically add the solution to the plants were completely covered. The preservation period of flowers depends on the plant and can range from a week to 8-9 months.
Watch the video: Preserving flowers in glycerin
Once the flowers cease to absorb the glycerin, you can enclose it in a decorative bottle and close the lid. Additionally the bottle is decorate with thread or ribbons.
To the solution is not turbid, and the flowers have not lost the bright colors, canning is best done in a cool dark place.
Keep in mind that the more original the bottle itself, the better it will look in the finished composition with the flower. As decoration for the bottle, you can use ribbon, beads or beads.
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The flowers in the glycerine will be an original look in the interior of the bedroom or kitchen. In addition, they will be a nice gift that you can keep forever. The glycerin will keep the flowers alive, the difference in natural tint is only a semitone.
I hope that these simple tips and videos on how to make the flowers in the glycerin will help you to present a creative surprise for the loved ones. Flowers in glycerin with your own hands you will make without much effort and extra costs. Now any bouquet can preserve the original attractiveness longer than one week.