Gather the flowers and leaves that you would like to press.
plants so that they are no bigger than 4" X 4".
the sheets of newspaper and neatly place the plant in between four
sheets of paper (2 sheets on top, 2 on the bottom). Spread out the
and leaves. F.Y.I.: Newspaper absorbs excess plant moisture.
Place the newspaper between two pieces of cardboard.
Repeat the process
until the plant press is full.
Secure the press with rubber bands.
The tighter the press the better.
Place the press in a dry place
and do not open for at least 48 hours. (More time would be better).
After 48 hours, you may remove the plants and mount them on paper using
glue or tape.