You will love this clever trick that shows you how to preserve roses with wax. The results are absolutely stunning and you can keep them forever.
T.Today you will learn how to preserve roses with wax. It’s a very simple process and after 4 weeks they’re still going strong!
4 months later they had taken on a very rustic look that can be used in vases, picture frames and for decorations.
You may be wondering how to showcase and use your wax roses in unique ways. Julie from 1800 Flowers has some simple suggestions and she is the creator of the video we show below.
We love their waxed flower nest and the juicy display above. As you can see, you are only limited by your imagination.
How To Get Roses With Wax Video
about Julie, 1800 flowers
Julie goes through the simple process of how to preserve roses with wax and you will love how easy it is to recreate them at home.
In her demonstration she uses soy wax, which is available in flake form. We have described below what you will need for the tutorial, as well as photos after 4 weeks and 4 months. After the video, keep scrolling our site. Click ^ above to view
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Here the waxed roses are visited again. The roses in the photo above are taken after 4 weeks and the photo below is after four months. Don’t you love the rustic look? Let’s see what you need for this project.
What you need
- Roses open
- Microwave safe container
- Soy wax flakes
- Candy thermometer (optional)
- Empty bottles or vases or wax paper
The full tutorial on 1800 flowers can be found here. To see how to properly prune roses in 5 steps, check out our article here.