Nether Wallop - Large Flower Press
The Nether Wallop large flower press is designed for grown-ups. It enables you to preserve your flowers and leaves for a range of craft uses. Made from FSC oak, it comes complete with screws, card, acid free blotting paper and instructions.
Flowers or foliage are placed on the paper and layered between cardboard in the press. Without chemicals, the flowers dry naturally and slowly - most maintaining their original colours. One dried, the pressed botanical art that is created can be used in a craft project and enjoyed for many years to come.
The Large Flower Press is great gift for anyone who grows flowers, or picks them in the wild, and wants to preserve them a remembrances, framing, scrapbooking or for making greetings cards invitations, thank you cards etc. This large flower press enables you to frame larger 'Works of Art'!
Made from FSC wood, cardboard and acid-free blotting paper.
Measurements: W 32cm x D 26cm x H 6cm
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The company Nether Wallop is based in and named after the village in central Hampshire, England. It is part of The Wallops: Nether, Middle and Over Wallop. The name Wallop derives from 'waella' (stream) and 'hop' (valley) or 'the valley of springing water'.
The town was the site of the Battle of Guoloph that took place around the year 439. The element 'Wallop' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086 as 'Wallope'; 'Wollop inferior', that is to say Nether Wallop, is first attested circa 1270 in Episcopal Registers.
The village contains many old thatched cottages and has been featured in books and TV programmes as one of the prettiest villages in England.
Dane Cottage in Five Bells Lane, Nether Wallop was used as Miss Marple's home in the village of St. Mary Mead for the BBC adaptations, played by British actress Joan Hickson of the Agatha Christie Miss Marple novels. The house and many of the surrounding lanes within the village were used as the setting and are commonly seen throughout many of the Miss Marple films (where Joan Hickson played Miss Marple.
Sir Richard Reade (1511-1575 ) Lord Chancellor of Ireland, was a native of Nether Wallop
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