Funeral Flowers ‐ Most Frequent Questions Answered
Nov09

Funeral Flowers ‐ Most Frequent Questions Answered

What is a funeral spray? Funeral sprays� are a popular tribute used to express sympathy. Traditionally, these arrangements are available in both single-ended and double-ended designs. Double-ended� sprays� are sometimes called casket sprays, due to the fact they’re often used to adorn the coffin. Which flowers for a funeral mean what? Lilies symbolise innocence and are said to restore the soul of the departed. Gladioli funeral flowers...

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Flowers and Sentiments – the Complete Guide
Jan18

Flowers and Sentiments – the Complete Guide

Flowers have many different meanings and sentiments, which makes them an extremely versatile specie. Certain floral displays are the epitome of love, whilst others are the essence of beauty, innocence, purity and betrayal. Before gifting a loved one a bouquet of flowers, it’s wise to learn a little more about their hidden romanticism. Love If you wish to convey feelings of love to a certain someone special, choose the Lilac flower....

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Etiquette Guide for New Home Gifts
Jun04

Etiquette Guide for New Home Gifts

If you’ve recently moved into a new house, regardless of whether it’s your first home or your third home, a housewarming party is a must! You may wish to show off a stylishly decorated living room or landscaped garden, but whatever the reason, it’s important to consider housewarming etiquette. After all, you don’t want to make it look like you’re inviting people solely to receive housewarming gifts. With this in mind,...

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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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Can’t Make it to the Birthday Party? Send a Birthday Hamper
Jul16

Can’t Make it to the Birthday Party? Send a Birthday Hamper

If your friend or work colleague is having a birthday party but you just can’t make it or simply don’t want to go then you need to find a way to make it up to them. The best thing you can do is send them an amazing hamper; one that really says that you love and care for them and that you’re sorry for not being able to make the party in person. Why a birthday hamper will save the day Hampers are great for showing people that you care,...

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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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10 tips for Sympathy Messages
Oct24

10 tips for Sympathy Messages

Sympathy cards are a great way to show your concern to someone who has recently lost a loved one. They allow you to show empathy and compassion and can really mean a lot to the person receiving them. However, getting the tone right can be tricky it is important that you give it a large amount of thought as to what you would like to say before you begin writing it. It’s always a good idea to jot down a few thoughts on a separate sheet...

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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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Sympathy Flowers Etiquette
Oct11

Sympathy Flowers Etiquette

When someone passes away there are often no words to convey our feelings of sympathy and sorrow or the empathy we feel for our friend or relative who has lost someone close to them. To give flowers to someone in their hour of grief is a thoughtful and caring act and the recipient will take great comfort from this gesture. Flowers serve as a beacon of hope and say everything we need to and more – but there is etiquette involved. To...

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