December 30th, 2009 by Abu
Ideas for Your New Year Flower Decorations
With our 2000s behind us (already??), it is time to deliver your New Year flowers to your loved ones, grace your New Year bash with their presence, or just decorate your home with a flowery form of winter cheer. But what kind of flowers qualify as those appropriate for the New Year? Well, that is something of a loaded question which we will nonetheless do our best to answer. The good news is that you have plenty of options; the better news is that we are more than willing to be the ones who provide them for you.
Some Flowers for New Year’s Eve and Day
You can admit that, before you thought about New Year flowers, you took care of all of your other party arrangements: food, spirits, number of guests, choice of venue, etc. Hey, it’s the New Year, right? Now that you’re looking for that extra edge to your extravaganza, we can have your complete attention.
Maintaining the winter theme during the New Year’s celebration is a surefire way to [Read more →]
December 21st, 2009 by Bri
Interesting Tidbits For When You Buy Christmas Flowers Online
Your present enjoyments of Christmas flowers, along with everything else that comes with the holiday season, will not be diminished by a little bit of a historical excursion-trust us! When you learn a bit about why something is the way it is, or where it came from, more often than not that thing becomes even more interesting and wonderful. The same goes for all the fine Christmas flowers you see decorating many of your fellow New Yorkers’ living rooms and offices: they will all have a more enriched meaning for you after you finish reading this. And do not worry; it will not be long before you can return to your Christmas shopping.
A Look at Some Common Christmas Flowers
Let’s see what we have for our lineup of Christmas flowers, shall we? The next time you buy Christmas flowers online or hear about, any of these, you should be confident enough to impress others with the knowledge you gleaned from the following.
Poinsettias - These visual wonders have the appropriate aliases of Christmas Flower and Christmas Star. Named after the US’s first Mexican Ambassador (Joel Poinsett), their relationship to Christmas came about through a Mexican legend about a young boy who [Read more →]
December 18th, 2009 by Abu
Kwanzaa Decorations & Flowers, As Well As an Overview
Kwanzaa, by comparison to the other holidays celebrated around this time, is extremely young. It began with Dr. Maulana Karenga-a professor of Africana Studies at California State University-in 1966, and has been seen more as [Read more →]
December 14th, 2009 by Abu
Christmas Gift Baskets with a Reason, Tis’ the Season!
Your ideas for Christmas gift baskets should never be the type that are easily forgotten-that is, making your end product look more like a standard gift rather than something thoughtfully crafted. This doesn’t mean you need to break the bank or become lost in indecision when putting together your potential masterpiece of a gift basket, but you should take a moment to think about how you can make it truly your own. As a matter of fact, you might be better off treating any notions of your gift baskets for Christmas as creative projects rather than just another item you pull off the shelf (surely you already have enough of those; now it’s time to get creative!).
Some Christmas Gift Basket Ideas to Get You Going
Any creative undertaking needs its inspirational surge, and your gift baskets for Christmas are no exception. You may be wondering about what commonly goes in them and what doesn’t, and this is perfectly fine; it is the reason why we’re going to give you some pointers that [Read more →]
December 11th, 2009 by Bri
Hanukkah Decorations if You’re Running Out of Ideas
Hanukkah flowers are a wonderful way to usher in the eight days of Hanukkah this year, which begins at sundown this Friday. If you’re like many of us, you’re most likely scrambling to get Hanukkah decorations completed and perhaps you are running out of ideas. Flowers add a beautifully fresh look to your home and your Hanukkah décor. Here are some thoughts for Hanukkah flowers and decorations…
Hanukkah Flower Arrangements in Blue & White
When creating Hanukkah flower arrangements, we often make use of the colors blue and white. The vibrant hues of blue irises in contrast with white lilies make for a beautiful bouquet. White roses with splashes of a dark blue flower such as anemones may also add a bold look to your Hanukkah decoration or table centerpiece. Or consider the beautiful combination of all white roses with a few blue ornaments; this is a fun and festive way to wish someone a happy Hanukkah. These colors also create a beautiful wintery look.
Hanukkah Flowers & Gift Ideas
Seeing as there are eight nights when gifts are exchanged, perhaps one of these nights you may like to present a stunning Hanukkah flower arrangement. If it’s near the start of Hanukkah, you may [Read more →]