Thursday, April 29, 2010

Mother's Day Flowers

By themselves or paired with the perfect gift, flowers are still the best at expressing our devotion, love and appreciation. There's a bouquet out there to suit every personality. Ordering flowers online allows us to do it in a pinch, and there's a different kind of thrill associated with receiving a delivery of flowers at your door. On the other hand, if you're delivering them yourself, you can buy a pre-made bouquet or make one yourself. The best prices are at stores like Costco and Trader Joe's, they carry a good variety ranging from bunches of daisies to roses to lilacs, as well as mixed bouquets and even potted blooms. If you have access to a farmer's market, the prices are even better. 
Flowers shown below from:

Warm and Cheerful and Down-to-Earth
Sunflowers are symbolic of adoration.
These unpretentious, joyous and flamboyant yellow flowers bring sunshine and cheer in large doses.

Classy and Traditional
As one of the most enduring symbols for love and appreciation, it's no surprise that roses are among the most admired and evocative of flowers.
Different colors of roses mean different things ranging from love, respect, admiration and gratitude. The punches of color in a mixed bouquet is delightful, while a multi-tonal arrangement in a favorite color is elegant and understated.

Fresh and Modern
Orchids and irises are exotic and lovely.
Gathered by themselves in a big bunch has an easy kind of simplicity that is also very classy, like you just cut them from your garden.
The delicate, exotic and graceful orchid represents love, luxury, beauty and strength while the meanings of the irises include faith, hope, and wisdom.

Hip and Sophisticated
Arrangements take on a sculptural, sleek and clean-lined appeal.
These bouquets exude pure urban luxury.

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