Blooming blossoms fill our lives with joy, beauty, and sweet fragrance. However, their fleeting lives leave us wishing we could hold onto their splendor just a bit longer. The art of preserving flowers offers the solution to our floral fantasies, turning ephemeral beauty into a lasting treasure.
Unlocking the Timeless Beauty of Flowers
Preserving flowers isn’t just about capturing beauty—it’s about encapsulating memories. Whether it's a gorgeous graduation bouquet, a vibrant birthday arrangement, or an elegant vase ensemble, each flower carries a story. By preserving these flowers, you can ensure these memories flourish far beyond their natural lifespan.
How to Preserve Your Flowers
There are several methods of preserving flowers, with drying and pressing being the most popular. Regardless of the method, it's important to start with fresh flowers. If you're buying them, ensure your florist provides top-quality blooms, like those found in our exquisite bouquet collection.
Drying is the simplest method, and there are a few techniques you can choose from:
Air Drying: This is the oldest and most traditional technique. It works best with flowers that naturally retain their color upon drying, like roses from our beautiful rose collection.
Silica Gel Drying: This technique involves burying flowers in silica gel. It's particularly suitable for orchids from our stunning orchids collection, which retain their form and color exceptionally well when dried with this method.
Pressing is another technique used in flower preservation. It's particularly useful for creating flat flowers for decorative uses, like scrapbooking or framed displays. Flowers from our vibrant fall collection can offer a stunning variety of colors when pressed.
Creatively Using Preserved Flowers
Preserved flowers are versatile, making them perfect for various decorative applications. From crafting a bespoke piece of art to enhancing your gift boxes with a personal touch, the possibilities are endless. You can even create a heartwarming memorial arrangement with flowers from our sympathy and funeral collection.
Incorporating Preserved Flowers into Your Décor
Preserved flowers can bring a touch of nature into your home year-round. Whether displayed in a shadow box or placed in a decorative vase, they add a timeless appeal to any space. Our versatile plant collection offers many options to harmonize with your preserved flowers.
Preserved Flower Crafts and Gifts
Creating with preserved flowers allows you to make thoughtful, handmade gifts for your loved ones. Embellishing a photo frame, crafting a floral bookmark, or designing your own flower jewelry are just a few creative possibilities.
At Tooka Florist, a women-owned and family-friendly florist store in North Vancouver, we are committed to offering you the freshest flowers for your preservation needs. We serve North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Downtown Vancouver, and the surrounding area, with flower delivery available for only $14 to select cities, including West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, New Westminster, and Vancouver.
In celebration of the season, we're offering a 20% discount on all flowers until July 31! Just use the promocode: summer2023. So why wait? Begin your journey into the timeless world of flower preservation today, and hold onto the fleeting beauty of flowers a little longer.