Updates of flowers coated with resin and creation of Necklace

Have been wondering if resin could be used to preserve flowers. Think I’ll try my hand at it!

The La Vie En Rose Project

After coating the flowers from Surigao with resin, sadly only two made the day without wilting. The two small flowers turned brown and wilted even after the resin was brushed on the flower. I think the cause of this was how the flowers small size made two days in the silica gel too long. I plan to leave it for only one day when I dry the flower next time.

This is how the small flower looked like:

IMG_5008As you can see the flower completely wilted, turning brown and having the petals droop down.

Thankfully though the two other flowers turned out well. I plan to add a second coat to these flowers, especially the fresh flower as the resin seems to be sweating off the petals. I would like to see if the flower will remain fresh after two or three coats of resin.

This is how the flowers look…

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