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How do you dry flower petals so they keep their color?
Step 1: Preheat your oven to 80°C and line baking trays with baking paper. Step 2: Evenly space your petals on the baking paper to avoid them touching. Step 3: Bake the rose petals for 15-30 minutes, checking progress regularly and turning every 10 minutes if required. Step 4: Once any petals feel crisp, they are done.
What is the easiest way to preserve petals?
Put the flower petals in silica gel to dry them quickly.
5 to 1 in (1.3 to 2.5 cm) layer of silica gel in a clean air-tight container. Place a single layer of flower petals over the silica gel, then add another . 5 to 1 in (1.3 to 2.5 cm) of silica gel. Secure the lid on the container and let it sit for 2-3 days.