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How to dry roses -- Drying roses for a box frame, floral arrangement, potpourri or other craft project is simple.  When the roses are near the end of their vase life, secure together with string tied around the stems.  Hang upside down in a dry place for about two weeks. The roses are dried when the buds are firm.  To preserve the roses further, you can use hairspray or a hardener available from craft stores.

How to dry roses

Drying roses for a box frame, floral arrangement, pot pourri or other craft project is simple.

repurposed salt and pepper shakers (I just happen to have two tarnished silver S shakers in the cupboard)

repurposed salt and pepper shakers (I just happen to have two tarnished silver SP shakers in the cupboard)

Dried rose petals in a pretty glass jar

Mason Jar Crafts: Put dried flower petals in a mason jar! Perfect for those times when special flowers die & you're sad to throw them out!

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