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Flower Press Cardboard Refills

Here at Sow ‘n Sow, we’re dedicated to taking care of our environment, and one way we do that is by making our flower presses from durable sustainable materials to ensure they last a lifetime. But after a few years of use the cardboard inserts can get a bit tired looking, loose their flat dense

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How to make seed bombs

How to make seed bombs Need an activity to keep your kids busy while on school holidays? Learn how to make seed bombs. It’s a fun, planet friendly activity both kids and adults can enjoy, and best of all, it doesn’t require much adult supervision as the recipe is simple and easy to follow. What

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Start a family tradition with a flower press

Family traditions are one of the many things that shape our individual identities while keeping us connected to our families. Some families have traditions that date back many generations while other’s are just starting their first. It’s important to keep old traditions going, but if you’re looking to start a new one, why not start with flower pressing?

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15 pressed flower crafts and activities for kids
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15 pressed flower crafts and activities for kids

Pressing flowers is a craft that has been around since the Victorian era when it was used for preserving plant specimens. Today, pressing flowers is mostly used to preserve flowers which have a special meaning such as blooms from a wedding bouquet, flowers from Grandma’s garden or flowers given to you from someone special. They’re

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Learn how to make a pressed edible flower cake

If you own a flower press, you may use it for creating all kinds of beautiful items from adorning homemade cards to decorating your home, but have you ever thought to add your pressed creations to a cake? This Mother’s Day, spoil mum or someone special in your life with a homemade pressed edible flower

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Our Giant Flower Press in action with Heart of Blooms

The lovely Andrea Lind from @heartofblooms_ on instagram has been documenting her Flower Pressing journey using our Giant Flower Press. We can hardly believe how beautiful these photos are, or how she achieved such fantastic colour retention in her pressed flowers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I think these are just perfect, and really appreciate Andrea sharing her journey with us.

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Giant Flower Presses

Introducing the newest edition to the Flower Press family! At 30cm tall and 20cm wide, this Giant Australian made Flower Press is TWICE the size of our standard large Flower Press and three times bigger than our mini Flower Press. This is the perfect press for serious crafters and ecologists or for preserving special floral

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How to Make a Pressed Flower Frame
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How to Make a Pressed Flower Frame

If you’re wondering what to do with all of your gorgeous, delicate pressed Flowers, here’s an idea. Arrange them in a picture frame so you can admire them every day.  We made a little video to show you how easy it is. To create this you will need pressed flowers! Check out our ‘How to

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Very cool terrariums…

These terrariums are ‘oh so cool’, I feel like taking a soldering workshop! Made by ‘Score + Solder’ on Pender Island, Canada, they are available to purchase online with worldwide shipping. I attempted terrarium making for a while and I have a few around my house which aren’t really looking very cool. Though I haven’t mastered

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The making of Sow ‘n Sow’s Pallet Gardens

As promised, here are more photos of the creation of the ‘pallet gardens’, designed by Sow ‘n Sow for South Bank’s signature food and sustainability event, Regional Flavours. While building and planting in the glorious Brisbane sunshine continued, stencilling commenced and the first of the completed stacks were fork lifted into South Bank Parklands. All

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