- acid-free tissue or blotting paper (water color paper works well)
- absorbent paper (I just use newspaper)
Once you have flattened the plants, you do not need to leave them in the press. I take them out of the press and store them in small Tupperware dishes so I can refill the press with a new set of whatever is then in season.
Here are a few examples of projects you can use your pressed flowers to create.