How are wood flowers made?
Typically, the bark is taken off of the root to expose the center of the plant. This cream-colored, cork-like center is made into thin sheets, which are then softened and shaped by hand. Yes, each flower is handcrafted by a real artist!
Do wood flowers look real?
In fact, the ones that I create look exceptionally real! Sola flowers, or wood flowers, are made from – you guessed it – wood. But don’t worry, they’re not stiff and board-like. They’re actually pliable and soft, and they make a wonderful substitute to traditional floral decor.
Why do Solas have wood flowers?
Sola Wood Flowers certainly have the upper hand! They are used to decorate your home, office, and even your wedding. It is the foremost reason why more folks prefer these incredible wooden flowers instead of those real “boring” flowers. These wood blossoms are so stunning that they won’t wither or separate into pieces.
Do sola wood flowers last forever?
We’ve always said that sola flowers last forever. And they do! With proper care, you can keep these flowers looking brand new. And the even better news is that care instructions for sola flowers are super simple and easy to do!
What is a posy bouquet?
A posy bouquet is a small, round arrangement of flowers usually held in one hand. These petite bouquets are a common option for bridesmaids. “Flowers have the unique ability to transform how you look and, more importantly, how you feel,” says renowned floral designer Kristen Griffith-VanderYacht.
What is bouquet grass?
This dried grass is PERFECT for hiding the stems in your floral bouquets. Grass measures approximately 10″ in length. Each bundle is enough to cover one bouquet handle and to give it a full appearance.
Are wooden flowers cheaper?
Not only can they be less expensive than most real bouquets or centerpieces, but they last forever! Considering all the questions we’ve been getting from brides on the subject of wooden flowers, we thought it would be great to pull together a list of our favorite resources.
Do Sola flowers come with stems?
Our Sola wood flowers come as loose, stemless flowers. Simply add hot glue onto the back of your flower and gently insert a wire stem (gauge 18) or bamboo stick.
Where do sola wood flowers come from?
Sola (or ‘shola’) wood flowers are made from a plant called Aeschynomene aspera (rolls off the tongue, right? No wonder they’re simply called ‘sola’!). It’s a plant that grows wild in marsh areas. Because it grows quickly, it is a renewable resource and one of the lightest known woods.