Snip or pinch off the flowers just beneath the head so they will lay as flat as possible.
Place a paper towel on top of the glass tray insert in the bottom of your microwave. If you don’t have a glass tray, use a glass microwave safe baking dish or fire brick on the bottom of the microwave oven.
Place a single row of flower heads onto the heavy base covering.
Place another paper towel on top of the flowers.
Put a fire brick or heavy microwave safe glass object on top of the paper towel.
Set the microwave for full power mode for 2 minutes.
Remove the top brick or glass, and carefully flip over the drying flowers.
Replace the paper towel and heavy microwave safe object.
Heat at full power for 1 minute.
Repeat the careful flipping of the flowers process in 30 second intervals until the flower heads are completely dry.
Use or store the preserved flowers as soon as they are cool enough to touch.
Store the microwave dried flower heads in an airtight container in a cool dry place until ready to use.