How to Dry Flowers with Borax

Using the following instructions you can dry flowers with borax to make flower arrangements.

What You Will Need:

  • Borax
  • Freshly Cut Flowers
  • Show Box (or any small box)
  • Cellotape


  1. Sprinkle Borax into a small box, shoe boxes work quite well.
  2. Cut fresh flowers to desired length and place a few in the box on top of the Borax.
  3. Cover flowers with another layer of Borax.
  4. Seal the box with tape
  5. Let it sit undisturbed at room temperature for one week.
  6. At the end of the week, sift off the Borax.  Your flowers should be dry and ready to craft with.
  7. Save the Borax and use it again.

Where to buy Borax online UK


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