Maple Wings From My Tree

Maple Wings, Pressed Plant Material From the Acer Family

Colorful Wings From A Maple Tree

Early each spring, my Maple trees wake up from their winter hibernation. As the leaves burst forth from the branches, these wings come in with them only to fall off and die a few days later.

I love these naturally bold, vibrant colors, and shape. This could easily turn into a dragon-fly, fairy, or fantasy flower… I know what I’m doing with my grand-daughter Rosie the next time she spends the weekend with usĀ  <smile>

Pressed Pink Rice Flowers

Pressed Pink Rice Flower

Pink Rice Flowers, in the Pimelea Family

 

Fresh from the press this week we have pink Rice Flowers. These are easy to press and turned out great. They came out of the press just like the color of the fresh Rice Flowers.

I’m looking forward to getting some fresh white Rice Flowers. I think they’ll keep their nice white color very well.

I really like these.

Pressed Acacia Foliage

Mimosa Foliage

Pressed Acadia Foliage also known as Mimosa

Acacia has a beautifully fern-like foliage and is also commonly called, thorntree, whistling thorn, or wattle. This is a shrub in the Mimosa family and is very nice to press. This natural green color does not fade; I have some that are over 20 years old and still look as fresh as the day they came from the press.