has anyone heard of a flower spray that makes them LIKE glass?

jeanna13August 4, 2002

or is my husband dreaming??


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Dear Jeanna,
I've seen a product that you paint on to make flowers look like ceramic. I've never used it and I can't remember the name. I think it was near the decopauge supplies.
One that you spray on to make them look like glass sounds pretty cool. Do they come out translucent? Ask your husband for me, please.
Anyway, good luck. Let me know what you find out.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2002 at 11:28AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

he does'nt know anything else :( but i found some stuff to dip dried flowers in, and when it dries, it hardens. it's also clear. i got it at a craft store, wish i knew the name for you. i will keep checking around, and let you know k?

    Bookmark   August 16, 2002 at 9:35AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks! Good luck.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2002 at 10:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

what is the ceramic stuff?

    Bookmark   August 22, 2002 at 1:42PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I don't remember the name. I will look for it the next time that I am in a hobby store and write down the information for you. I have never tried it myself. The last time I was in this little hobby shop near my home, I noticed that they had Krylon glass spray paint. It is for painting glass, but it was above spray paint for flowers. I wonder if that is what your husband saw.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2002 at 1:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

well, actually an ex girlfriend told him about this stuff. i keep asking him to call her and ask, but he won't. i trust him. how do you dry flowers?

    Bookmark   August 24, 2002 at 3:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi Jeanna,
I like pressing flowers the best. When I want to dry them, I use silica gel crystals or hang them upside down to air dry. Silica gel crystals are available at most of the larger hobby shops. Complete directions are on the container. I hope this is of help.

    Bookmark   August 25, 2002 at 9:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo


There's a product called Petal Porcelain...I am pretty sure ite from Plaid...... you may want to look it up at plaidonline.com I think all you have to do is dip the flower in the "goop" and then it makes it like china.

Good Luck!

    Bookmark   September 7, 2002 at 8:27AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Dear Jeanna,
The Petal Porcelain that Melissa mentioned is the product that I was refering to. I am so glad that she came up with the name. I hope it works out for you.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2002 at 7:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Kay_H(NE MI-Z5)

On the Plaid website it says that this product is for silk flowers. Has anybody used it for dried flowers?


    Bookmark   September 18, 2002 at 3:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I have sprayed some dried flowers with a high gloss varnish
which made them shine but I didn't really care for the non
natural look. I have also dried peonies and then dipped them
in wax for two reasons..to preserve longer and stronger and
also because bugs live on deep inside and will eat away or
reproduce and you have moths flying all over.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2002 at 10:29PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Dear Jeanna,
Petal porcelain is for silk flowers and items made of fabric. I've used it quite a bit when putting flowers on the side of gift baskets. Silk flowers dipped into it do not come out shiney...you have to paint them and then apply an acrylic glaze. You may want to look into a product called Crystal Sheen. This is a fast drying polymer that dries in a high gloss glass like finish. Creative Wholesale carries it. Their ph. # is(707)443-9323. There might be places close to you that would carry this.

    Bookmark   October 30, 2002 at 12:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
littleonefb(zone 5, MA)

I'm interested in the wax dipping to preserve flowers. How do you do it. Can I use fresh flowers or do they have to be dried first. My daughter just received a beautiful orchid lei as a gift for waitressing for a rehearsal dinner tonight and she would like it preserved, it's so beautiful.
I didn't want to press it, but keep the shape of the flowers
and maintain the lei for her. does anyone have any advise before the flowers start to turn brown? Right now I sprinkled the lei with water and but it in a ziploc bag in the frig. Hope someone can help

    Bookmark   July 19, 2003 at 1:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

The reason for my user name, is an amazing product I found that allows my wife and myself to dry most flowers easily reatining their color and shape-but the orchids and lilies do not dry well even with this product-sorry I wish I had an answer for you

    Bookmark   July 20, 2003 at 6:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
annemarie(6 MI)

Are you talking about "ShatterProof" made by EnviroShield? I've found it makes the flowers a little too shiny for my liking, maybe I'm doing something wrong with it?

Have you tried "Clear Crowning Glory" made by John Henry? I like it but couldn't tell you if it works any better on Lilies and Orchids.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2003 at 6:10AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

How can I preserve crabapples or berries for use on grapevine wreaths.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2003 at 11:00PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Dried and pressed flowers
I recently bought a kit and started working with pressed...
Drying Hibiscus flowers
A friend gave us some hibiscus flower tea. The dried...
Dried Lavender - Premium Grade vs French
I am looking for the most long lasting and fragrant...
Using flowers to die your hair?
Has anyone ever tried dyeing their hair with henna?...
How About these Gomphrena?
I have a nice full shrub of white gomphrena. I am getting...
Sponsored Products
Emerson TB301MAB Paradise Key - Medium Antique Brown - TB301MAB
$759.00 | Hayneedle
Hope Suspension by Luceplan
$1,387.44 | Lumens
Dharma Metal Lantern Set
$59.99 | zulily
Delta IV Pendant by Rich Brilliant Willing
$2,025.00 | Lumens
Area Rug: Daly Ivory 8' x 11'
Home Depot
Oiled Bronze 13-Inch Flush Mount with Faux Alabaster Glass
$62.00 | Bellacor
Textured Lines Rug 8' x 10' - RED
$2,599.00 | Horchow
Brilliantly Bold Glass Table Lamp
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™