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Perk up your paper flowers by steaming them with a steam iron on its lowest setting.

Extend the longevity of your naturally dried flowers after cleaning by giving them a few light coats of aerosol sealant or fixative. An acrylic sealer or even hair spray will work fairly well.

Gilding dried flowers with silver or gold spray paint is a great decorator’s tip. You can use the finished products to add a final flourish to wrapped gifts, table decorations and even the Christmas tree foot blanket.


Article Written by Leanne Naidoo

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