Frequently asked questions
Is the paper waterproof?
Our trademark cleanable paper is water resistant. A basic rain shower is not enough to get our bags 'wet'. They are made to be soaked as well as washed for cleansing.
Is the paper durable?
Our paper is really strong, think about it like a strong natural canvas. The fibres are bound together during the therapy process making the paper act more like a textile than a paper.
Just how do I wash?
Products without leather are hand washable, laundry in cozy water with a light soap or detergent and also improve prior to drying out. Products with leather can be hand cleaned avoiding the natural leather. The secured or covered paper (Luxe or TEC paper) is extremely low maintenance, a basic clean now and then is all it requires.
We advise cleaning the brighter colors individually, these colors are created to fade over time.
Exactly how do I cleanse?
Spot cleaning is extremely effective, nevertheless before using water or cleaning options make use of a basic tidy pencil eraser for light scruff marks and dirt. To move harder spots saturating, area cleansing or completely dry cleaning can be made use of.
Will the paper soften with wear?
Yes, like leather our paper will soften as well as shape with wear. The paper characteristics will end up being much more prominent with time and wear.
Will the metallic paper peel off?
No, the objective of the metallic paper is to become a little troubled with wear yet it will not peel off.
Just how do I use the paper bags?
Originally developed as a bread bag, our washable paper bags are a basic natural storage option. Use on the table, at the desk, in the cupboard, in the washroom, as a flower holder or as a bin. Use for herbs, plants, fruit, vegetables, fashion jewelry, make-up, craft, toys, laundry, reusing or storage which's simply a few concepts.
Just how do I use my bag as a planter?
If you're using your FORSTINA product for herbs, plants or flowers be sure to use a tiny pot, flower holder or liner in the bottom of the bag. Do not plant straight right into the paper bag product. Our bags are washable but not water resistant. Water will not hurt our bags, however they will certainly leakage if you do not have your plant safeguarded.
What are the advantages of our washable kraft paper?
Made from natural, sustainably sourced cellulose wood pulp
Plant-based binder and natural pigments
Biodegradable at end of life
FSC® (C139589 and C133304) and Oeko-Tex accreditation
Lightweight and easy to handle
High tear resistance
Up to 90% bio-based content
Where are FORSTINA products made?
Washable kraft paper material is made in Germany and processed by hand in China.
Where does the product ship from?
All orders will deliver from our stockroom in China.