The beauty of Sola Wood Flowers can be enjoyed for years depending on how we take care of them. To keep them at their best, it’s important to clean and store them properly. This guide will definitely help.
Prepare your Cleaning and Storage Supplies
Small soft-bristle paintbrush
Hair blower on low temperature
Silica gel packets
How To Clean Sola Wood Flowers
Step 1. Set a Schedule for Cleaning
Clean and care for your sola wood flowers weekly to keep dirt from building up. The frequency of cleaning varies based on your location and weather conditions.
Step 2. Dusting
a. Use a feather duster or a soft-tipped brush
Start brushing surfaces gently from the top to remove any dirt
b. Use an air duster or hair dryer set on low
Try to keep it at least 12-inchs away from your flowers when using air spray or a hair dryer
c. Use a Microfiber cloth
How To Store Sola Wood Flowers
Proper storage helps keep your sola wood flowers clean and in the best shape. Here are tips to preserve their beauty and realism for years.
STEP 1.Choose your storage area
Keep them away from prolonged exposure to direct sunlight or 24-hour interior lights
Avoid storage areas with humidity above 70%
STEP 2.Clean before storing
Make sure the flowers are clean and completely dry before storing
STEP 3. Use a durable storage container
Keep your flowers from developing mold by storing them in airtight containers
STEP 4. Space items properly when packing
Determine the right quantity in every container to prevent your flowers from becoming squished.
When necessary, use separate containers for each arrangement to protect their shape.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How can I clean sola wood flowers that have mold?
Dip the flowers in a white vinegar or hydrogen peroxide and water solution. Let them dry completely before storing them again, or using them to create arrangements.
2. Some of my flowers have dark spots in them from mold. How can I spruce them up?
The trick is to repaint or re-dye them especially for light-colored flowers. However, you may need to top-coat with a darker color in order to totally cover the spots.