When a family member, colleague or friend falls sick, often the first thing we think of as a pick-me-up is flowers. But half the challenge comes down to knowing how to take your pick from the huge array of options available. And then there's colours, vases, paper and cards to think about – where is the best place to begin your search?
Whether you’re standing in a vibrant park, packed full of lush, green grass, or you’re wandering around the hallways of an art gallery – our surroundings have a profound impact on our emotions. It’s part of human nature, and as we learn to interact with the environments around us, we also become accustomed to how certain design elements can contribute to the way we feel – and colour is a big part of this. Ultimately, the way our brains perceive colour is a major discussion point in human psychology. It’s even something that many people study, in terms of emotional...
Every occasion has the perfect flower. A flower’s hue symbolises a special meaning, such as varying rose shades. This makes particular flowers better for certain occasions than others. Let’s have a look at some perfect occasional floral concoctions. First Dates First date flowers should never overwhelm the recipient. Asiatic lilies, Orchids and tulips should not intimidate your budding romance. If you’ve been going steady for a while, stick to the classic, traditional rose. Valentine’s Day The same goes for Valentine’s Day where the rose never fails. You can choose different shades to signify different meanings: red for love; pink for...