Cut the blooms off of your flowers. This method works with just about any type of flower, but you may find more success with sturdy, robust flowers, such as roses,
You can dry chunky flowers such as multipetal roses or carnations (or even fruits and. Your goal is to dry flowers as quickly as possible to prevent browning.
Tip:Hang large headed flowers such as hydrangea, roses on their own.. some stems dry faster than others and over-drying can cause your flowers to crumble.
This is how I dry flowers in the microwave using microwave-safe plates instead of. towel, flowers delicately laid out, doubled paper towel, microwave-safe plate.