Baby's breath is a delicate flower that's often used in bouquets, corsages and other types of floral arrangements. The flower comes in white, pink and rose varieties. White baby's breath is often used as a filler in floral arrangements and when decorating for Christmas, as it lends a look of snow to holiday decor. You can preserve baby's breath's white color if you properly prepare the flower before using it.

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It's easy to create an elegant centerpiece with baby's breath.

Step 1

Place newspaper on your work surface to protect it.

Step 2

Shake the can of aerosol sealer well. Different types of sealer are available at florist, arts and crafts and hobby shops.

Step 3

Hold a sprig of white baby's breath in your non-dominant hand over the newspaper.

Step 4

Spray the sealer lightly over the baby's breath blossoms. Rotate the sprig to cover all areas of the blooms. This provides a seal over the brittle, dried flowers, protecting them from absorbing dust particles and making them less fragile.

Step 5

Stand the treated baby's breath sprig up in a glass jar or vase to allow it to dry. Once the springs are dry, they will be ready to use.

Step 6

Set baby's breath and other dried flowers in an area away from direct sunlight. Sunshine causes the colors in dried flowers to fade.

Step 7

Dust the baby's breath, and any other dried flowers in your arrangement, periodically with a hair dryer on the low or no-heat setting. Canned air or a feather duster also will work well. Preventing dust from accumulating on the blossoms helps keep them looking white longer. Dust the flowers at least once a month, or more often if your home has a lot of dust.