How to Preserve Fall Leaves and Wildflowers with Beeswax
Step-by-step instructions for coating fall leaves, wildflowers, and tree keys with beeswax to preserve and use as decor.
Melissa J. Will
Hot Glue Dispenser
4-inch, fall colors
pure, block or pellets
Melt 2 ounces beeswax in double boiler allowing it to become liquid but not boil.
Using tweezers, dip leaves, wildflowers, keys in beeswax one at a time (for 1-2 seconds) and place on sheet of wax paper to cool.
When dry, repeat for second coat.
Attach clear thread through stem tips with needle and suspend from branch to display.
Note: Any supplies used should be dedicated for crafts and not reused for food.
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