Soak them in glycerin and water for 3-4 days, then take them out and dry them. Here's a link with detailed instructions:
Here's some great info for you, Linda. The magnolia leaves make beautiful wreaths and arrangements.
For this you mix one part glycerin with 2 parts hot water. Submerge the leaves in the solution for three to four days. Allow them to dry.
Hi Linda, hope this helps you dry magnolia leaves.
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Sep 22, 2015 - I have been preserving my magnolia leaves for about a week now. It's super easy! All you need is: Magnolia leaves/branches Glycerin Water ...
Hi Linda: In a bowl or container, add 1 part glycerin, two parts water. Stir the mixture, then place leaves in the mixture making sure not to overlap. You will need to lay another container or plate on top of the leaves to keep then submerged into the mixture. Leave for about 3-4 days, then pat dry with paper towels.
Here is a site with a few suggestions:
How to Preserve Magnolia Leaves
Linda; this may be helpful
You could check out Martha Stewart. https://www.marthastewart.com/271616/preserving-leaves
There is some good information here. Scroll to the bottom for magnolia info:
This video shows how to make a magnolia leaf wreath: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdpTOP7bNr4
This is another way to make a magnolia leaf wreath: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWsaH-t91NA
Another way to make a wreath with the leaves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y75B8ueBn4
This is a really pretty magnolia leaf wreath garland that you can make: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hep08t7TVws
Anything I dry from outside I usually hang them from an indoor clothesline or rack. Once they dry out, it's fun to use them for a wreath, or other decor. Good luck and stay safe!
You could press them in wax paper in a book
I found this for you:
you can hang them to dry
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