Here are a few tips from a self-taught expert on the craft of making dried flower arrangements and winter bouquets.
Buyers readily pay $15.00 for dried flower arrangements such as this one made of glycerine-treated eucalyptus, hydrangea, goldenrod (dyed red), corn-shuck "flowers", and rabbit tobacco. Some of Ms. Guy's arrangements sell for 550.00 or more.
PHOTO: LARRY BANKS
Marigolds, covered with mixture of corn meal and borax, dry in about 10 days.
Glycerine-treated baby's breath, straw flowers, yarrow, and blue statice. Price: $15.00.
This $12.50 arrangement consists of air-dried birch leaves, ornamental grass, sea oats, cattails, and lotus pods in a recycled gallon can.