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 Press Flowers‘ blog post  for a demonstration. Our Sow ‘n Sow Flower Presses are available for purchase here.

Happy crafting!

1.  Source an old frame – see what you have at home or have a look at op shops/$2 dollar stores to see what you can find.
The frame we used is from Kmart.

2. Pull the frame apart and clean the glass

3. Arrange the flowers and foliage however you like. If necessary, you can use a small bit of kraft glue to keep them in place

4. Put your frame back together

Flower Press

GPO Melbourne Makers Feature

The lovely Lucy Amon from Melbourne’s GPO came to the Sow ‘n Sow studio on a Saturday morning to take some pics and interview me for the Melbourne Makers series.

I was a bit hung over having spent the previous night out on the town (the first since having Bonnie!) so I was a little rough around the edges. Hopefully you can’t tell and hoping Lucy didn’t notice either 😉

We had a lovely chat and Lucy took some gorgeous pics of the studio. If only the studio was always this tidy!

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Plant Label Spoons

 

Our Plant Labels made from repurposed hand-stamped spoons were featured in the February issue of House & Garden magazine! It caught us a little off-guard as we were out of stock after Christmas and the magazine was released before we had returned from holidays, but we’ve managed a quick re-stock and they are now available to purchase individually and in sets of three via our webshop.

Thanks to Paper Runway for running a Sow ‘n Sow giveaway via their blog! Anyone can enter the giveaway so check it out and leave a comment to be in the draw.

We were also featured in the Home Style File Christmas gift guide and in an organic gardening article on Superethique – a new site run by Ming-Zhu (of Orlando & Ivy and the Public Studio) and writer/ researcher Cassie Harris, all about ethical, eco and sustainable products, services and establishments which is fabulous!

And did anyone see our little spot on the Blue Caravan advert in Peppermint Magazine? We are in the summer issue on page 6.

We thought January would be quiet but that’s certainly not the case so far which is wonderful. We have an exciting year ahead with some big things in the pipeline starting with Life Instyle in Sydney in February.

We love hearing from everyone out there so please email us if you come across any interesting gardening, art or design events/ links etc. And if you’re a twitterer, instagramer (@sownsow) or facebooker then we’d love to connect with you!

Forget-me-not in Culture Mag


The stylish staff at culture mag couldn’t resist our Forget-me-not Gifts of Seeds for their Eco Chic spread in the October/ November issue. I rarely indulge in purchasing magazines but all the press we’ve been getting has given me a fantastic excuse to discover everything I’ve been missing!

The article reads “With the festive season just around the corner what better time to start spreading the joy while making the world a greener and more beautiful place? Sow ‘n Sow has created gift cards containing a packet of organic seeds, bestowing a sweet and thoughtful gift that keeps on giving (and by giving we mean growing)”. And so on…

Thanks sow much Phoebe Parson’s for your lovely words!

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