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How to dry and arrange wildflowers. Also includes information on how to make a sachet of dried wildflowers and how to press and display wildflowers. Includes list of companies who sell wildflower seeds and plants.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1977 (v.5#3) pg. 34

Tip: How to press flowers and turn them into flower pictures.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1981 (v.59#10) pg. G13

Flower press. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 84, 167

Pressed-flower nosegay. Antique doily, pressed flowers and a gold frame create a romantic wall hanging.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1988 (v.66#9) pg. 114, 128

How to start a wildflower collection. Includes instructions for making a small plant press to press and dry the flowers.
BOYS' LIFE May 1984 (v.74#5) pg. 63

Simple flower press made from two squares of wood, some nuts and bolts, cardboard, and blotting paper.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 25

Pressing matters. An elegantly shaped shop-built flower press.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 55

Pressed flower notepaper. Describes how to press flowers, ferns and grasses and mount them in plastic on a sheet of notepaper.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.76#5) pg. 20

How to press flowers using a simple press you can make.
CRAFTS Apr 1999 (v.22#3) pg. 53

Oshibana. A traditional Japanese technique of forming pictures from pressed flowers, leaves, etc.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #89 Oct 1982 (v.8#5) pg. 44

Easy way to make pressed flower note cards.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #99 Jun 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 44

Tip on drying, pressing and framing cut flowers.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.21#5) pg. 8

How to grow wild flowers. Instructions for making a pressed flower picture.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1975 (v.5#7) pg. 58

How to make pressed flower collages. Includes instructions on how to press flowers and compose and mount pressed flowers into pictures.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1977 (v.8#4) pg. 22

Pressed-flower notepaper.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1980 (v.11#6) pg. 13

A flower press and the correct way to press and store dried flowers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1981 (v.12#4) pg. 50

Pressed flowers and botanicals. How to embellish botanical prints with your own pressed flowers. Eight steps for pressing flowers included.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1994 (v.25#2) pg. 62

Flower collages by Princess Grace. Includes photo tips on how to make pressed-flower collages.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 15 1979 (v.92#7) pg. 115

How to make pressed flower pictures.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 5 1980 (v.93#11) pg. 61

Wooden 10" square flower press.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 64, 115

Pressed flower bookends and wall pictures are made the same way. Est. cost: $16 per set.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 104, 156

Use pressed flowers to decorate note cards, book jackets, make pictures, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 27 1984 (v.97#5) pg. 40

Anyone can make pressed flower pictures.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1982 (v.26#5) pg. 48

Pressed flowers. Which flowers press well and instructions for pressing them. Includes instructions for making a picture with pressed flowers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1986 (v.30#5) pg. 42

How to make and use a plant press.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1993 (v.37#4) pg. 50

How to make a simple press and use it to press flowers.
GARDEN GATE #13 Feb 1997 pg. 41

Pretty pictures to make with pressed flowers. Making a simple flower press, flowers that dry well, pressing the flowers, and making the picture.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING May 1990 (v.210#5) pg. BIH-4

Pressed flower and lace doily pictures.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1979 pg. 84, 130

How to press flowers and foliage. Includes instructions for constructing a simple flower press.
HANDMADE Fall 1982 (v.2#3) pg. 126

Make pressed-flower pictures in stained glass frames.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1979 (v.3#7) pg. 32

A guide to pressing herbs and using them in decoupage.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 20

How to make a portable plant press from an old telephone book inside a multipurpose cloth pack.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1991 (v.3#4) pg. 66

How to make a herbarium, a collection of pressed plants.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.11#2) pg. 48

Wall decoration is made by compressing dried wheat stalks behind a piece of glass.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #4 Winter 1976 (v.1#4) pg. 34

Step-by-step instructions for pressing flowers and then arranging them into a still-life picture.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1981 (v.26#4) pg. 70, 146

Make a simple plywood jig for pressing flowers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1983 (v.28#2) pg. 62, 93

Small flowers are pressed between pieces of glass to form a sun catcher.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1984 (v.29#2) pg. 80, 87

Solid maple flower press with 12" square base and press plate. Threaded dowel screw, supported by a bridge, exerts pressure on a press bar.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #90 May 1996 (v.16#2) pg. 60, 40

How to press plants. Includes information on mounting the dried plants.
SUNSET Nov 1978 (v.161#5) pg. 278

Tips on pressing and drying flowers and leaves.
SUNSET Aug 1984 (v.173#2) pg. 167

How to press flowers. Includes instructions for making a plywood press and mounting the pressed flowers on notepaper.
WOMAN'S DAY May 19 1978 (v.41#10) pg. 12

How to press flowers and then mat and frame them to create unique pictures.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 26 1979 (v.42#11) pg. 30, 180

Flower press built from wood and laminated chipboard.
WOODWORKER Jul 1987 (v.91#7) pg. 602

How to make decorative notepaper and bookmarks using pressed flowers.
WORKBASKET Jan 1981 (v.46#3) pg. 63

Pressed-flower candle jar. Individual flower petals are pressed and then used to decorate the outside of a jar.
WORKBASKET Mar 1988 (v.53#5) pg. 54