Pressed Lace

Queen Anne's Lace

The delicate lines in the flower call Queen Ann’s Lace make it an exquisite choice for flower pressing.

What You Need

  • Heavy book
  • Newspaper
  • Queen Anne’s Lace

What You Do

  1. Gather your flowers
    Take a walk around the yard and gather several Queen Anne’s Lace flowers.

    Queen Anne's Lace

  2. Place flowers
    Carefully lay some flowers flat between several sheets of old newspapers.
  3. Apply books
    Lay heavy books on top to press the flowers until they’re dry.
  4. Make things
    Glue the pressed flowers onto colored paper to make note cards, bookmarks, or notebooks. Protect them with clear contact paper.

Activity created by Robin Walker.