Your Guide to Thank You Gifts for all Occasions
Aug06

Your Guide to Thank You Gifts for all Occasions

It’s polite etiquette to buy the host of a party – be it an engagement soiree or a baby shower – a gift post the event. This thank you gift signifies your gratitude and is a welcome present to even the most sophisticated of hosts. Dinner parties From corporate dos to family events and friends’ dinner parties – regardless of whether they’re low key or OTT – all deserve a gift. After all, the host has most likely...

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Gift Giving Etiquette around the World
Oct11

Gift Giving Etiquette around the World

Everyone around the world just loves to receive a hamper in the post, whether it’s for birthdays, Christmas or just because. But, in case you didn’t know, there are different gift etiquette rules around the world, so in order for you to ensure your gift is well received, here are the guidelines you should be following: China In China it’s considered proper etiquette for gifts to be exchanged during times of celebration and as a...

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Get Well Soon Flowers – Basic Etiquette
May26

Get Well Soon Flowers – Basic Etiquette

We’ve all been there. Knocked for six by the flu or recovering from an accident or injury in bed. It can get difficult to stare at the same four walls every day and most people start to feel trapped in their homes or hospital beds. They’d do anything for a bit of escapism. A bit of colour and life. And that is exactly what get well soon flowers provide. When a friend or family member is feeling unwell and needs a pick-me-up, what...

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Flowers on a First Date: Yes or No?
Dec29

Flowers on a First Date: Yes or No?

The dating game is a minefield and it’s one that must be entered with trepidation. There are few things in life that are more uncertain than a first date. What should you wear? Where should you go? Do you bring flowers on a first date: yes or no? It’s so hard to know what to expect from a modern day first date as a huge number of people now e-meet on dating websites and social media websites so the chances are they don’t really know...

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Make a Great First Impression with Flowers
Dec03

Make a Great First Impression with Flowers

You never get a second chance to make a first impression so it’s always important to make a good one. Whether you’re going on a first date, meeting the prospective in-laws for the first time or even trying to sell your house, there are basic rules of thumb that put people at ease and leave them with a warm feeling about you. Making eye contact, although not too much, is considered to be a sign of honesty and interest in...

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Flowers for Encouragement
Oct22

Flowers for Encouragement

Flowers are undoubtedly one of the greatest creations that nature has to offer. After all, who can resist the vivid colours and sweet fragrances of roses, tulips, violets, orchards etc? With their undoubted appeal across the globe it is hardly surprising that we have adopted them as things of great significance for every occasion. Be it weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day/...

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How to Break out of Friend-Zone
Oct18

How to Break out of Friend-Zone

No matter what your age, there is nothing more frustrating than being stuck in the ‘friend zone’ with someone who you have much deeper feelings for. Plucking up the courage to tell them how you feel is always going to be difficult but you never know…they might just feel the same. If you’d struggle with a face-to-face confession then why not opt for the long-distance approach? Sending a text over something this important is never...

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Forgot her Birthday? Here is How to Get it Right!
Oct15

Forgot her Birthday? Here is How to Get it Right!

We’ve all been there. You’re so busy juggling a full-time job and family life that something has got to give. Unfortunately, that ‘something’ is your significant other’s birthday. She might berate you for it or she might say that it doesn’t matter – whatever her reaction, you know that you’ve got some making up to do.…and fast! Thankfully, there are flowers for every occasion – even if that occasion is ‘sorry I forgot your birthday’....

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I’m Thinking of you Flowers for Family Members
Oct13

I’m Thinking of you Flowers for Family Members

When it comes to showing our family how much we love them, nothing says it better than flowers. For those who aren’t able to visit their family as much as they’d like or live far away, sending a beautiful bouquet by post is a great way to show loved ones that they’re thinking of them, but what flowers should you choose? Different flowers mean different things, but with such a wide variety available you’re guaranteed to find the...

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How Can I Say it with Flowers?
Oct10

How Can I Say it with Flowers?

Nothing says it quite like flowers….but what if you’re not quite sure what it is you are trying to say? Most people don’t think about the meanings of flowers before sending them, but in days gone by when people communicated more through symbols and gestures, flower meanings were extremely significant and conveyed the perfectly appropriate sentiment for each and every occasion. If you are not familiar with the various flower...

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