13 Ways to Decorate with Unconventional Art. Pressed flowers hack. At first, we thought these frames displayed real flowers and foliage. They don’t. Keep preserved botanicals as art without the fear of discoloration. Blogger and artist Mary Jo Hoffman (stillblog.net) creatively arranges and photographs fresh cuts. West Elm took her photos and printed them on clear acrylic panels to create a faux pressed flower effect.