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« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2008 11:02:55 AM »

Wow I love these! You did such a beautiful job. Pansies are so funny, they look like little old ladies!
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« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2008 11:16:03 AM »

Wow, they're all very beautiful.

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« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2008 12:07:50 PM »

Again, I hope that I'm doing this right. I dried the flowers by putting them face down on a sheet of newspaper right after I picked them. Make sure that the flowers are dry or they'll rot. If I couldn't press them right away I put them in a plastic bag and put them in a cooler or the refrigerator depending on where I was. Then put lots of sheets of newspapers on top before repeating the process. Next put a heavy weight on top so that the flowers are pressed flat. I used a board the width of the newspapers to keep the pressure even and put a BIG rock on top. It takes about 2 weeks to dry a batch.
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« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2008 02:04:57 PM »

What lovely gifts!  Using the flowers from your workplace must make them more meaningful to the recipients.

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« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2008 02:14:53 PM »

Wow, these are sooo pretty! The colors are lovely, and it's such a great gift!

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« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2012 03:07:00 PM »

You know I love my flower box you made for me.
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