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Making Use Of Old Flowers

Recycling is encouraged everywhere. We are asked to reduce and reuse many non-biodegradable items that we find in our day to day life. Reusing saves money while helping the environment. It is not just polythene, plastic and glass that can be reused. There are many other items that you do not think, which could be very beneficial for you. One such item is fresh flowers. Despite being a part of nature and being biodegradable, flowers could be put into a lot good use around your house hold. If you are not aware or has no idea of how to do so, the following will help you.

Cards

Receiving cards makes us feel special and loved. We give cards to celebrate, show our care and love to the people who play a special role in our life. There are many ways that we could send and give cards. You can simply walk in to a store and buy a card that suits the occasion or need. This method is easy and does not consume a lot of time. However, if you have old flowers that you purchased from florists nearby, you could press these to make beautiful cards. This way your cards will have a personal touch to it and the receiver will appreciate it more than receiving a card that was purchased from a shop. Pressed flowers look beautiful on cards and could be used to make cards for any occasion or event. It is not a very difficult task if you have the interest and supplies to do to the job. Therefore next time you throw away your old flowers you could use them for a better purpose.

Decorations

Used or old flowers which has died can be used to make many creative items. There are endless number of interior decorations you can make using these flowers. If you get a beautiful bouquet of flowers from an online flower delivery service and you do not want to throw it away because it is just too beautiful even if it is dried, you can make use of it to create a marvelous design. You can press flowers and create a frame with the flowers. Dried flowers could be pasted on vases. There are ways that you could preserve these from falling out. There are so many things you could make using old dried flowers. If you are finding it tough to think of any idea you can search for it online. There are so many ideas and even tutorials to make these beautiful decorations out of dried flowers. Your opportunities are endless.