You will love this clever trick that shows you how to preserve Roses using wax. The results are absolutely stunning and you can keep them forever.

Today you will learn how to preserve Roses with wax. It is a very easy process and at the 4-week mark they are still going strong!

4 months later, they had taken on a very rustic look that you can use in vases, picture frames and for decorations.

You may ask yourself how you can display your wax roses and use them in a unique way. Julie from 1800 Flowers has some simple suggestions and she is the creator behind the video that we are featuring below.

We love her waxed flower nest and the succulent display above. As you can see, you are limited only by your imagination.

How To Preserve Roses With Wax Video

via Julie, 1800 Flowers

Julie runs through the easy process of how to preserve roses with wax and you will adore just how easy they are to recreate at home.

In her demonstration, she uses  Soy Wax which is available in a flake form. We have outlined what you need for the tutorial below, as well as photos at the 4 weeks and 4-month mark. Continue scrolling our page after the video. To watch, click Play above ^

via 1800 Flowers

Here are the waxed roses revisited. The roses in the top photo are taken at 4 weeks and the photo below is four months. Don’t you love the rustic look? Let’s see what you need for this project.

What You Need

  • Open roses
  • Microwave-safe container
  • Soy wax flakes
  • Candy thermometer (optional)
  • Empty bottles or vases or wax paper

You can find the full tutorial on 1800 Flowers here and to see how to prune roses properly in 5 steps, read our article here.

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