- Glycerin: A simple process of soaking leaves in a mixture of glycerin and water keeps them colorful and supple. Read more at Martha Stewart.
- Microwave: A short run in the microwave will dry leaves and help preserve them, as outlined on About.com. Just be sure you watch them closely, as they could catch fire if microwaved too long.
- Wax paper and iron: By pressing leaves between sheets of wax paper, they are sealed and flattened with a protective coating. Be sure to put a towel between the wax paper and your iron. Find out more at eHow.
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