Desert Blooms

by Linda
(Dolan Springs)

Every spring when the desert begins to bloom (especially after a real rainy season), I collect blooms from the "weeds" that grow on the side of the roads. Some of these "weeds" have beautiful little flowers on them and will surprise you with their beauty if you take time to stop and pick them. I then press them in paper towels between the pages of a very thick and heavy book. If you use a heavy book, the air won't get to the blooms as much and the color will stay instead of getting gray.
After they've dried, I get a piece of pastel construction paper and I arrange them on the page in the shape of a bouquet. When I'm satisfied with the look I use clear Elmer's Glue and fix them to the paper. I place a piece of waxed paper on top and then the heavy book once again to keep the page from curling while drying.
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Dec 15, 2015
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Oct 14, 2015
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פוסט פנטסטי
by: Anonymous

ההתקדמות של פריחת האביב שתוארה להלן היא על ממוצע. זה פוסט נהדר ארתור לי-משותף איתנו, זה באמת מדהים על פורח במדבר קשור. אני באמת רוצה לשתף את הפוסט עם החברים שלי. מערכת כיבוי אוטומטי למנדפים

Sep 04, 2015
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good Post
by: Anonymous

Simple and very influencing for reader like me, you should write more. Please keep sharing your knowledge with us.
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Sep 01, 2015
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I like desert blooms
by: jason

I have read the post, I also like desert blooms. The flowers in the desert are very beautiful, their beauty make you surprise, you can't imagine that such flowers are found in the desert. Please write more about them.
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Desert flowers
by: Cheryl

This is a great tip and I can't wait to try it. Thank you for submitting it!

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