What is a small handheld bouquet called?
Small handheld floral bouquets called nosegays, posies or tussie-mussies date back to medieval times, when women carried these fragrant bouquets as a way to help mask the stench of the streets. Nosegay quite literally means a gay nose.
What does a dried flower symbolize?
A dried flower can symbolize the many fleeting moments of life and remind us of the wisdom and meaning behind them all. Next time you either buy or receive flowers, I encourage you to think of the precious beauty these flowers can hold, even when they have died.
What can I do with tiny dried flowers?
Air drying flowers is a wonderful way to get the most out of your flowers’ life span, allowing you to make a lovely arrangement, wreath or even homemade potpourri (if you think you will want to create potpourri with your dried flowers, scroll down).