Technically it’s plant Aeschynomene aspera but is known shola or as sola throughout the world.
It is among the forests and grows in areas.
Many times the bark is removed to expose cork like centre of the plant, the lotion. That centre is made into sheets that are utilised to produce the wood flowers and are taken. Yes! Hand has produced every sola wood flower you get! Sometimes the bark is left on while producing the sheets to form the flowers and people we typically refer to as skin or bark flowers and make a two tone effect.
How do you dye sola wood flowers?
The easiest way to dye sola wood blossoms is to use water-downed craft acrylic paint (its cheap, heaps of colour choices, and easy to locate ) as soon as you get the hang of it you can try out all kinds of different ways to colour the wooden flowers.
What kind of paint can you use to dye the flowers?
Besides craft paint here are!
- Latex paint (similar 1-1 ratio of water to paint)
- Spray paint (light handed, this will take a few days for the spray paint odor to dissipate)
- Fabric Dye
- Wine (yup! We’ve had a client share with us their wine dyed sola blossom undertaking!)
How do you stem wood blossoms that are sola?
All our flowers come loose (minus the hydrangea blossom ) so what that means is if you’re developing a floral arrangement or a fragrance most probably you’ll have to bring a stem. But fret not this is simple.
Can you reshape?
With a few flowers this tends to occur some of the most frequent that uncurl will be blanche and the rosa. They take a little bit of extra time with finding a distinctive method to wash the flowers or a little more additional work to recurl the timber blossoms.
Can you create with sola wood blossoms what jobs?
Pretty much if you can hot glue a blossom on to it or you could add a stemmed flower to the vessel you’ll be able to earn a sola wood flower project but lets go over some of our favorites! To find a whole library of job tutorials makes certain to check our FB page out we do about the sola flowers jobs.
- Wedding bouquets
- Arrangements of all kinds
- wall decor
- baby mobile
- floral crowns
- holiday ornaments