Preserving and drying flowers is a craft that had been honed over the ages. Hang drying and air drying are traditional methods of this craft. However, technology has led to the use of microwaves, ovens and chemicals in this time honored craft.
READ THIS! Want to keep roses or any flowers forever ?? Cover then in Mod podge, it will dry CLEAR so don't worry about the mess! make sure to get down into the petals, you can use this or a cheap sticky aerosol can oh hairspray . Take them outside and spray them untill they are soaked. Hang upside down in a DARK CLOSET for about a week and the stay perfect forever :)