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5 Simple Ways to Re-Use Your Flowers

June 8, 2016
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Whether you’re trying to reuse or repurpose your wedding flowers, Valentine’s day or Mother’s Day flowers, there are so many cute and creative ways to turn that withering bouquet of blooms into something that  will keep boosting your mood over and over again. Stay tuned for 5 ways that will teach you to repurpose your favorite blooms in a blink of an eye.

 

  1. Framed Blooms

If you belong to the overly sentimental can’t-throw-away-anything crew, then framing and hanging flowers is a gorgeous and personal way to decorate your room. Here are three reasons why you should do this. It’s easy and quick to do, it looks gorgeous and it’s a constant reminder of the memory that stands behind the flower bouquet.

  1. Homemade Potpourri

Once your flowers become dry, they can make for amazing aromatherapy. You don’t have to buy potpourri because it’s fairly easy to make. It can be stored in baskets, little glass jars, or pretty much anywhere in the house. Serves a purpose just like any store-bought potpourri would, only this one carries more sentiment.

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  1. Flowers in the Bottle

Although the old message in the bottle is the ultimate, most romantic idea that has existed on this planet, flowers in a bottle, is in its own way a very cute and lovely way of displaying and repurposing flowers that you don’t know what to do with anymore. Encase dried flowers in a tall, glass vase or bottle and let them sit gorgeously on your counter top or coffee table.

  1. Natural Cleanser

Homemade soaps make great gifts, and they are super good for your skin. Add some dried flowers to it, from your wilting Valentine’s Day bouquet, and not only will you get to keep the memory a bit longer, you’ll do wonders for your skin.

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  1. Flowery Phone Case

Who needs fancy phone cases, when you can make your own? This way, your favorite blooms will always stay close to you, and this flower phone case is so easy to make , you can make one for each bouquet you don’t want to throw away.

 

Although flowers have a fleeting lifetime, there’s no reason to throw them into the dustbin and admire them only in your memory. With these easy DIY ideas, you’re going to reuse flowers and make them useful, while still keeping the special connection to the memory right in front of your eyes.