DIY Pressed Flower Framed Art

Jul 12, 2019


Welcome to The Poker Club at West Houston's guide on creating stunning DIY pressed flower framed art. In this comprehensive tutorial, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of transforming delicate flowers into beautiful works of art. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crafter, this guide is guaranteed to help you create unique and personalized floral masterpieces.

Why Choose Pressed Flower Framed Art?

Pressed flower framed art offers a unique way to preserve nature's beauty and add a touch of elegance to your home decor. Each piece is a one-of-a-kind creation, capturing the vibrant colors and delicate textures of flowers at their peak. Whether you want to display your favorite blooms from your garden or create meaningful gifts for loved ones, pressed flower framed art is the perfect choice.

Materials You'll Need

  • Flowers: Choose a variety of fresh flowers with vibrant colors
  • Heavy Books: To press the flowers
  • Parchment Paper: To protect the flowers from the book's pages
  • Cardstock: For the background of your frame
  • Picture Frame: Select a frame that complements your desired aesthetic
  • Glue or Adhesive: To securely attach the pressed flowers
  • Scissors: For trimming and shaping the flowers

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Collecting and Preparing the Flowers

Begin by collecting a variety of fresh flowers. Choose blooms with vibrant colors and different petal textures to add interest to your artwork. Ensure that the flowers are in their prime and free from any blemishes or damage.

Once you have gathered your flowers, gently remove any excess leaves and trim the stems to a manageable length. This will make it easier to press and arrange them later on.

Step 2: Pressing the Flowers

Lay out a sheet of parchment paper on the page of a heavy book. Arrange your flowers on the parchment paper, making sure they don't overlap. Carefully close the book, press it down firmly, and place additional heavy books or objects on top for added weight.

Leave the flowers pressed for about two to three weeks to ensure that they are fully dried and flattened. This time may vary depending on the thickness of your flowers. Patience is key to achieving the best results.

Step 3: Designing the Artwork

Once your flowers are fully pressed, carefully remove them from the book. Arrange the pressed flowers on a clean and dry surface to plan your design. Experiment with different arrangements until you find the one that speaks to you.

Consider using contrasting colors, varying sizes, and different flower types to create an eye-catching composition. Allow your creativity to flow and let the natural beauty of the flowers guide your design.

Step 4: Assembling the Framed Art

Take a piece of cardstock as the background for your artwork. Cut it to fit the dimensions of your picture frame. This will provide a sturdy base for attaching the pressed flowers.

Using glue or adhesive, carefully attach the pressed flowers to the cardstock. Apply a small amount of glue to the back of each flower and gently press it onto the cardstock. Take your time to ensure that each flower is securely attached.

Once you have arranged all the flowers and they are securely affixed, let the artwork dry completely. This will prevent any movement or damage when you place it inside the frame.

Step 5: Framing and Displaying Your Artwork

Choose a picture frame that complements your pressed flower art's color palette and size. Open the frame and carefully slide your finished artwork into place, ensuring that it fits snugly.

Once the artwork is securely framed, find the perfect spot to display your creation. Consider natural light and room decor to highlight the beauty of your pressed flower art. Hang it on a wall, or place it on a table or shelf where it can be enjoyed by all.


Congratulations! You have successfully created your own stunning DIY pressed flower framed art. By following this step-by-step guide, you have harnessed the beauty of nature to create a personalized masterpiece that can be cherished for years to come. The Poker Club at West Houston hopes that this tutorial has inspired your creativity and brought the joy of crafting into your life.

Showcase your artistic talents and bring the enchanting beauty of pressed flowers into your home. Start your journey into the world of pressed flower framed art today, and unleash your creativity with The Poker Club at West Houston's expert guidance.

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Thank you for the detailed guide. I feel confident to give this a try now.
Oct 11, 2023
Michael Saul
Wow, this is amazing! 🌸✨
Oct 6, 2023
Jeff Baziuk
I can imagine how pretty these framed flower art pieces will look on my wall.
Aug 31, 2023
Michael Maconi
It's wonderful that this tutorial is accessible to beginners and seasoned crafters alike.
Aug 27, 2023
Brian Hatch
I've always enjoyed art projects that incorporate natural elements. This one is no exception.
Aug 8, 2023
Kangkang Lin
The idea of making my own pressed flower art is really appealing. Thank you for the inspiration.
Aug 8, 2023
Kathlin Smith
The process of pressing flowers feels like a beautiful way to preserve their essence.
Aug 6, 2023
Cynthia Latham
Art and nature combined in a beautiful way. Can't wait to start my own project.
Jul 18, 2023
Andy Kipp
The end results are simply breathtaking, I'm inspired to try it out!
Jun 26, 2023
Ryan Haines
This framed flower art will add a touch of elegance to any room.
May 30, 2023
Patrick Valtin
I'm captivated by the idea of turning flowers into art. Can't wait to give it a try.
Feb 22, 2023
Thank you for the inspiration to try something new and creative.
Feb 11, 2023
Keisuke Okui
This seems like a therapeutic and calming activity. Can't wait to try it.
Feb 2, 2023
Bob Booth
I love how this project encourages us to slow down and appreciate the beauty around us.
Nov 24, 2022
Unknown Unknown
A beautiful way to honor the beauty and ephemeral nature of flowers.
Nov 19, 2022
Jonnie Rosen
I love how this project allows you to preserve the beauty of flowers in a unique way.
Oct 27, 2022
Eric Magnuson
I've been wanting to try pressed flower art for a while now. This guide is perfect.
Sep 22, 2022
Bruce Bronge
Absolutely love how these pressed flowers add a touch of nature to any room.
Sep 17, 2022
Fel Omolon
I've always been fascinated by pressed flower art. This tutorial is just what I needed.
Jul 30, 2022
Matt Cope
I appreciate the eco-friendly aspect of using natural materials to create art.
Jul 8, 2022
Julia Gabilondo
I can't wait to try this out. It looks like a fun and creative project.
Jun 1, 2022
Hailey Mormino
I never knew pressing flowers could be so interesting. Excited to give it a shot.
May 7, 2022
Richard Hellar
This tutorial is so detailed and easy to follow! 🌸
Apr 8, 2022
Mathew Roberts
It's amazing how such delicate flowers can be transformed into lasting works of art.
Mar 4, 2022
Gregory Scott
Can't wait to make my own pressed flower art and decorate my home with it.
Feb 14, 2022
Jeff Serani
This tutorial is so detailed and easy to follow! Thanks for sharing.
Feb 5, 2022
Megan Kidd
I've never tried pressing flowers before, but this article inspired me to experiment with it.
Dec 31, 2021
Jesica Jimenez
The framed flower art would make a lovely gift for friends and family.
Dec 2, 2021
Jennifer Ziolkowski
I never knew pressed flowers could look so beautiful in a frame!
Nov 16, 2021
Christopher Day
I think this DIY project could be a great bonding activity with my friends. Excited to try it out together.
Oct 25, 2021
Hayley Menkins
I'm looking forward to exploring my backyard for flowers to use in this project.
Oct 21, 2021
Colin Anderson
The process of pressing the flowers seems so therapeutic and calming.
Aug 17, 2021
Kazola Tyson
I'm definitely going to gather some flowers and give this a try over the weekend.
May 11, 2021
Shaun McLoughlin
I've always loved the look of pressed flowers. Excited to learn how to create my own.
Mar 13, 2021
Maintenance Team
This project seems like a great way to bring a touch of nature into the home.
Mar 3, 2021
Michael Macovoy
The concept of turning flowers into framed art is so charming and elegant.
Feb 28, 2021
Corneliu Pop
This article has given me new creative inspiration. Can't wait to bring it to life.
Feb 8, 2021
Josh Summers
I've always been drawn to the simplicity and elegance of pressed flower art.
Dec 1, 2020
Jenny Lai
Who knew that pressed flowers could be so visually stunning? Thanks for the guide.
Nov 19, 2020
Pressing flowers and turning them into art seems like a peaceful and meaningful activity.
Nov 10, 2020
Reena Gupta
The final framed art pieces look like they belong in a botanical garden.
Oct 23, 2020
Dietmar Hauser
I appreciate the emphasis on using delicate flowers for this art project.
Sep 19, 2020
Cindy Minter
Using pressed flowers for art is such a creative idea. Love it! 🌸
Jun 19, 2020
Alon Tamir
Such a great way to display the beauty of nature in your home.
Apr 18, 2020
The step-by-step instructions are so helpful for beginners like me.
Feb 19, 2020
Michael Geddes
I've always wanted to try pressed flower art. Thanks for the step-by-step guide!
Jan 29, 2020
Gregory Morrissey
A lovely way to capture the fleeting beauty of flowers.
Jan 22, 2020
Sean Brenden
The use of pressed flowers in art is a great way to connect with nature.
Jan 16, 2020
Steven Ellsworth
The end result looks so delicate and charming. I'm excited to give it a go.
Jan 14, 2020
Ey A
I find the idea of creating art from natural materials so inspiring. Can't wait to get started.
Oct 21, 2019