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Step Five:
Once your paint has dried it is time to cut the cardboard. The cardboard is used to draw moisture away from the flowers, keep your wood from rotting, and allow for multiple flowers to be pressed at the same time depending on how many layers of cardboard you cut. Make sure that your pieces fit within the four holes you drilled. I have found that for smaller presses three pieces of cardboard is best.