How to Recycle Dried Flower Petals?

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Does it pain you to throw away wilted flowers? How would you feel if you were given a solution to this problem? Numerous households are known to throw away flower arrangements because the flowers lost their aroma and beauty. However, wilted flowers are not useless! Dried flower petals can be used in various forms for day-to-day purposes. Take a look at some of the easiest and hassle-free ways to recycle dried flower petals.

Organic Perfume 

organic perfume

Everyone has a different nose to perfume scents and so to get that perfect scent we end up buying way too many of them. What if you could save the money, time and effort for hunting for a scent when you make one yourself? This natural perfume is not only water-based but earth-friendly too.

Ingredients:

  • Flower petals of your choice
  • Water
  • Cheesecloth
  • Small bottle container
  • Small saucepan

At Home Potpourri 

At Home Potpourri

Who does not love potpourri? It is one of the most common ways to recycle flowers and so are available in every store but with artificial scents. Here are the ingredients you need to bake an at-home potpourri with minimum effort.

Ingredients:

  • flowers of your choice
  • parchment paper
  • scissors
  • essential oils
  • baking tray
  • optional- fresh herbs citrus fruits, whole spices

Scented Candle 

Scented Candle

Scented candles are a must in every household. They not only add a lovely aromatic ambience but help calm down those tense nerves. Instead of buying pretty candles from stores, choose to make an eco-friendly way in your kitchen.

Ingredients:

  • Basic moulded candle
  • Dried flowers
  • 1.5 pounds of paraffin wax
  • Craft adhesive
  • Thermometer

Aromatic Floor Mopping 

Aromatic Floor Mopping

Now isn’t this interesting? Converting your floor mopping solution into a fragrant one using dry or rotten flowers. This solution will substitute for all room fresheners and perfumes leaving you with a long-lasting aroma.

Ingredients:

  • Dry or wilted flowers
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • Floor mopping solution

Natural Fabric Dye

Natural Fabric Dye

Social media has gone into a frenzy with this DIY idea. While the process of dying might seem long and cumbersome, on the contrary, it is quite simple and effective. Say goodbye to your old and boring clothes with this amazing trick.

Ingredients:

  • 2 days old dried flowers
  • Hot water
  • Large saucepan
  • A large wooden stirrer

Vibrant Pressed Flowers 

Vibrant Pressed Flowers

Are you looking for some inspiration? How do pressed flowers in papers sound? Whether you have a project to make or a hobby, these vibrant pressed flowers are the best and most unique way of adding flair to your work.

Ingredients:

  • Heavy books
  • Parchment paper
  • Colourful dried flowers
  • Paper sheets

Fragrant Face Mist 

Fragrant Face Mist

What’s better than an all organic and natural face mist? Make this fragrant face mist by yourself and gift it to your loved ones. Whether you choose to place only a single flower like rose or mixed flowers, you are sure to have a fun ride.

Ingredients:

  • Large pot
  • Cleaned flower petals
  • Small spray bottle

Well, wasn’t this fun! Which dried flowers recycling method will you perform first? Make sure you educate all your friends and family members with these mediums to reuse the fresh blossoms you sent through our swift flower delivery in Singapore services.

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