Summer is in full bloom. From fragrant rose bushes to colorful petunias and graceful ferns, nature is putting on a beautiful show for us. Why not preserve a little bit of summer by collecting some flowers or leaves and pressing them to create dried botanicals for use in a craft project?
Caitlin Murray Giles is a full-time mother of three and part-time freelance writer living in Wicker Park.
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