Make potpourri from flowers

Have you ever gotten flowers from a loved one but aren’t too sure what to do with them after? (Perfect for valentines day or any other special occasion…)

This time, I was determined to do something more with the flowers that Dan proposed with (find out more here). I’m not a fan of dried flowers lying around the room collecting dust, but I’m a huge fan of rooms smelling nice. So what better than to make potpourri! :)

I decided to use the rose petals only instead of the eustomas as they dry better and my fave potpourri scent is rose. I tried searching for directions but most required a lot more work and items I didn’t have, so here goes a simpler version that I concocted:

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Here’s how:

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Flower series

Things have been pretty crazy recently but flowers from a loved one always makes my day! There’s just something about the gentle folds of the petals and the beautiful colors. Adds a little bit of magic to the room…

Each time I receive flowers I can’t help but snap photos of them. I’ve decided to turn them into a series of images – for memories and to share with you! If you’ve had a hectic week too, hopefully these will help make your day too :)

small carnation bouquet flower series

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