peony and rose centerpiece

Peony & Rose Centerpiece

Here is a step-by-step tutorial showing you how fast and easy it is to create a beautiful sola flower and willow eucalyptus arrangement. You can follow along with these pictures, or watch the video at the bottom of this post. Here are the materials you will need to create this centerpiece: Box to display centerpiece

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How to Paint Sola Hydrangea Flowers

Hydrangeas are one of my very favorite flowers. I just love the big balls of blossoms all over the bush. And they grow in many different vibrant colors from white to pink to deep blue and purple. I wish they grew well here in Utah, but sadly I’ve never had great success because they like

Farmhouse Charm in a Bouquet

Decorating with Farmhouse Charm

Many of our customers are do-it-yourself guru’s who love to take raw materials and turn them into masterpieces. We love seeing your finished projects using our many products (tag @curiouscountrycreations on facebook or instagram to show off what you’re creating!) But sometimes you just want to order a finished product, something you can take out

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Decorating with Dried Wheat

Wheat is one of those iconic crops- amber waves of grain, glistening in the summer sun as their ripe heads get heavy with the grain that will become so many of our favorite foods. Looking at bouquets of wheat makes me think of summer sunshine, lemonade, and playing outdoors– all of my favorite things. Did

fresh vs preserved eucalyptus

What is the Difference Between Fresh, Dried, and Preserved Eucalyptus?

Eucalyptus leaves and branches can come fresh, dried, or preserved and there are good uses for all of them.   So, what are the differences and why should you choose one kind over another? Fresh Eucalyptus is usually bought at fresh flower stores and has the most scent but will quickly dry up. It will

wedding bouquet ideas

5 Ideas for Wedding Bouquets using Sola Wood Flowers

We’ve collected some ideas of gorgeous wedding bouquets using sola flowers to give you some inspiration for your own special event. The best thing about sola flowers is that they are easily dye-able and can be colored to match your vision and color scheme. (Check out this tutorial to see how easy it is to

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Drumroll Please……. Introducing Sola Wood Flowers!!

We have been working for months and months (maybe 8 or 9!) to find a manufacturer of sola wood flowers that produces high quality, gorgeous flowers in a lot of varieties. It was quite the search, but after receiving samples from multiple sources we finally found a company that delivered just what we were looking

Decorating with Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus Table Centerpieces

We received these gorgeous photos from a happy customer who used our Preserved Eucalyptus as table centerpieces for a formal dinner party. Just look at how the dark foliage makes the small crystal vases with bright ranunculus flowers pop. The candlesticks and beautiful china are accented as well by the rich Eucalyptus leaves. Eucalyptus is

Dying Flower

DIY Sola Wood Flower Bouquet Tutorial | How To Dye Sola Wood Flowers

Sola wood flowers are individually hand made with extreme attention to details. But because they are made out of tapioca root (sola), they are naturally all white. This tutorial shows how easy it is to start with plain white sola dahlias, carnations, and roses, and turn them into a custom color bouquet using only a

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Decorating with Corn Stalks

Our corn stalks and mini Indian Corn were just featured on KSL Studio 5! They did a few tutorials on how to make eye-catching wreaths and decorations for your porch for Fall. You can see the full video here: We have just restocked our store with Corn Stalks and Indian Corn, both the large and