Search your garden for fresh flowers that you would like to press and arrange in keepsake items.
Lay the intact flowers or individual petals down on a sheet of newspaper, avoiding overlap.
Trim thick flowers with a razor blade to 1/16 of an inch or thinner so they will lie flat and dry evenly.
Place a second newspaper sheet on top of the flowers; make sure no plant parts stick out of the paper.
Sandwich the newspaper between several heavy books for 2-3 weeks or until all moisture is removed.
Use glue to adhere the dried flowers to paper and allow to dry. Enjoy your beautiful keepsakes or give as gifts.