There are many reasons why you might want to dry your roses. Some people just want to keep a memento of a special moment. Perhaps they are a part of a wedding that you went to; maybe they were a gift from a mate, friend, or family member. Whatever your reasons for doing it, this is section where you will learn to dry your roses properly.
There two ways drying rose petal can happen and that are cheap and relatively easy.
Air drying is by far easiest and cheapest method of drying flowers including roses. It is simple; all you have to do is follow these simple instructions.
Start with perfect and unflawed roses on their stems. If roses are not in perfect condition, they will wither and petals will fall off.
Remove any leaves that may be on branches.
Bunch them up together in a manner that lets them fan out. Tie bottom with string or a rubber band.
Hang them upside down in a dark, dry place for two to three weeks to be certain that they are completely dry.
Start by picking roses that are in perfect condition. They shouldn’t have any dew on them and stems should be dry as well.
You can reinforce stems and blossom with either white glue or florist wire.
For florist wire, you will want to cut off most of stem. Leave about one inch of stem.
Push about 3 inches of wire through stem and right through flower head.
Next, you want to bend end of wire into a hook over each rose head and pull it down. This helps to keep head secured to stem.