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floral fancies by the hydrangea ranger

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A fresh bouquet needs regular sips of water and warm rays to bask in, but Kiwi lass Isabella Pachter’s floral arrangements don’t call for any nourishment at all. Working under the name The Hydrangea Ranger, Isabella lovingly presses fresh flowers and preserves their beauty between two sheets of glass. Once arranged and sealed with copper tape, her floral designs become delicate suncatchers that should last forever – no mourning over wilted blooms whatsoever. If you'd like to add some everlasting flora to your abode, pop by Isabella's website here. You'll even find a wooden flower press for sale, in case you'd like to give this old-school craft a go.