How to Make Silk Flowers Float

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Things You'll Need

  • Glass container

  • Silk flowers

  • Silk greenery

  • Scotchgard spray

  • Decorative rocks (optional)

  • Dye (optional)

Floral arrangements always add a touch of beauty to any occasion, and the more unique the arrangement, the better. Floating flowers draw attention and intrigue spectators. To make a long-lasting floating arrangement, silk flowers can be substituted for fresh flowers. Spice up your arrangement even more by adding matching dye to the water to compliment your floating blooms.

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Floating Florals

Step 1

Remove silk floral blooms and greenery from stems.

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Step 2

Spray each bloom and piece of greenery with Scotchgard spray and allow to dry. This will waterproof your silk flowers and prevent them from sinking.

Step 3

Fill your glass container to the desired level with water.

Step 4

Add decorative stones to the bottom of your water-filled glass container.

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Step 5

Gently place the dried silk flowers and greenery on top of the water in the glass dish.

Step 6

If desired, color your water with dye to compliment the flowers and stones.

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