January 07, 2021

How to Dye Sola Wood Flowers

Congratulations on your engagement! Wedding planning is so exciting and we are so happy to have you here!

To help you navigate through your florals, we have created a catalog of all of our how-to videos and blogs. If there is something you have a question about or can’t find, shoot us an email at communications@ohyourelovely.com and we will point you in the right direction!

Where to Start?!

Here are some resources that will help you to kick off your sola wood flower crafty learning journey!

Everything You Need to Know About Sola Wood Flowers - from how the flowers are made to how to dye/stem/shape flowers to the basic tools you need to get started...if there is one blog we recommend reading first, this is it!

How Far in Advance Can I Make My Sola Wedding Flowers? - here you will find answers to many of your flower prep questions!

How Many Flowers Do I Need For My Wedding? - looking for estimates on how many sola wood flowers you need for the most common wedding florals? This is the blog for you! Want to take even more guesswork out of your bouquets and boutonnieres? Take a look at our Bridal DIY kits here!

Let’s Get to Painting!

Let’s dive right in and get those flowers painted in the color story and style you are hoping to bring to your wedding day!

How to Dye Sola Wood Flowers - Dip Dye Method:

The most common and simplest way to dye our flowers.

How to Dye Sola Wood Flowers - Hand Painting!:

Take your painting skills to the next level! Hand painting your flowers allows for more detailing which, in turn, gives the flowers a more realistic look.

How to Dye Sola Wood Flowers - Succulents Edition!:

Succulents have been popping up in wedding bouquets and decor for a bit now and we expect that trend to continue! This method of painting includes a little bit of dip dyeing and hand painting.

How to Dye Sola Wood Flowers - Spring Flowers!:

One of the best things about our sola wood flowers is just how easy it can be to turn them into your favorite flower types! Here is a spring mix that we love and we have included all of the paint brands and colors so you can recreate this look.

Glycerin 101

Glycerin has been a wonderful asset when painting sola wood flowers. It helps to keep the flowers soft and pliable. That said, it can be tricky to figure out how much or how little to use so we have shared our preferred ratio!