International Women’s Day (8th March)&Women’s history month (all March)

This month we honor all women around – our moms and relatives, our best partners, and ones who inspire us and who fight every day for us in this challenging time. This month we celebrate women’s contributions to the human generation, history, culture, and society.

27 countries (mainly former Soviet Union + Germany, Angola, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, China, Nepal, North Korea, and others) have adopted International Women’s Day (#iwd2021 ) as a national holiday. Each year has a theme and 2021 is ”𝗪𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻 𝗶𝗻 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽: 𝗔𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻 𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗳𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱”

This year we honor and support all efforts by women and young girls who on the front line on the pandemic battlefield. There are plenty of women all around the world as Health sector workers, scientists, doctors and police officers.

Let’s voice our gratitude for all of them on 8th March and every day! Let’s empower women because without them we are nothing!

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Wedding in the “corona era”

Marriages and civil partnerships are a vital part of our society. Plenty of couples all around the world faced with marriage restrictions and were forced to cancel or postpone the wedding until better times. Unfortunately seems that this C-bastard isn’t going away anytime soon.

Our lives turned upside down, especially for those working in the wedding industry. 2020 is a challenging time, for a lot of its THE 2020 (in positive and negative). The year when nothing goes to plan, but only LOVE isn’t canceled ♥️

A wedding doesn’t have to be huge to represent your love. For the past year, we have learned how to live by new rules, we took it and understood and we are remembering less and less about the times before the COVID-storm.

Micro weddings are our new reality. Don’t lose hope, love will prevail! Cutting down on the number of guests doesn’t have to mean less of a celebration. You still can have a remarkable moment with all wedding attributes (princess dress, flowers, jewelry, wedding cake, and professional photoshoot), and maybe it’s for the best, to say “I DO” in front of your closest family members (first degree) at an intimate ceremony? Because happiness loves hush..

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Flowers for your wedding themes

Rustic Wedding Flowers

If going for a rustic feel you can use willow or seeded eucalyptus, silver brunia, dahlias, roses, scabiosa, and some berries. You can also add burlap, lace, and twine.

Romantic Wedding Flowers

Gatherings of dusty miller, hydrangeas, roses, spray roses, clematis, and seeded eucalyptus create a romantic look.

Garden Wedding Flowers

Garden style may contain ivy, herbs, bulperium, penny cress, wax flower, roses, freesia, sweet pea, and lisianthus.

Vintage Wedding Flowers

Vintage style may contain old broaches, feathers, pearls, roses, mini calla lilies, veronica, lilacs and dusty miller.

Seasonal Wedding Flowers

While there are many year-round beauties that you can use in your bouquet, some seasonal blooms that would look beautiful in bouquets are campanula, dianthus, phlox, ranunculus, iris, asters

Most of these flowers can either be elegant, unique or rustic, it just depends on what you pair it with and the style you choose. So no matter what your favorite flower is, Boho Rose florists can help you create the perfect wedding flowers to fit your theme!

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Flowers by zodiac signs

What flowers are you based on your zodiac sign?

Whether you start every morning by reading your horoscope or you only look at it from time to time, there’s no denying that it’s fun to learn what the stars have in store for you. But has astrology made its way down from the sky to Earth?

While most people know they have corresponding traits, likes, dislikes, and even numbers associated with their zodiac sign, few know that they also have an astrological flower. Take a look below to see what your flower sign is and the traits you both share!

Aries: Honeysuckle

As the first sign in the zodiac, Aries signifies the start of something new. With honeysuckle blooming in early spring, the season most associated with rebirth and new experiences, the two pair perfectly together!

Taurus: Poppy

People born under the Taurus sign are strong, compassionate, and love being surrounded by love and natural beauty. Similar to a poppy flower, they stand their ground (especially on matters they’re passionate about) and exude beauty and positivity.

Gemini: Lavender

Lavender’s exuberant appearance perfectly blends with a Gemini’s social and energetic nature. With a distaste for the bland and ordinary, lavender makes the perfect birthday present for the wonderfully unique Gemini in your life.

Cancer: White Rose

Cancers are known for being highly imaginative and emotional. Though they enjoy adventure from time-to-time, Cancers find comfort in sticking to what they know. Like the delicate nature of people born under the zodiac sign of Cancer, white roses are elegant, subtle, and universally adored.

Leo: Sunflower

Perhaps the only people more social and outgoing than Geminis are those born under the Leo sign. With their happy demeanor bringing a smile to everyone’s face they meet, it’s only natural that their flower is just as “sunny” as them!

Virgo: Buttercup

Virgos may not always want to be the center of attention, but don’t let their shyness fool you. Once you get to know them, their fun-loving personality begins to show. Just like the subtly beautiful buttercup, Virgos are organized, neat, and enjoy (occasionally) blending into the background.

Libra: Rose

Just like a classic rose, Libras are adored by everyone they meet. As a symbol of peace and love, roses perfectly compliment a Libra’s passion for justice and strong sense of right and wrong.

Scorpio: Geranium

Like the many petals of geraniums, Scorpios have many sides to them and never let anyone fully know what they’re thinking. Once you think you know a Scorpio, they’re quick to show you another, completely unexpected side of themselves.

Sagittarius: Carnation

Like a carnation, those born under the sign of Sagittarius are strong, yet beautiful. With Sagittarius’ being known for their love of love, it makes sense that they’re paired with one of the most commonly chosen wedding flowers!

Capricorn: Pansy

Like a pansy, Capricorns seem to only get better with age! Known for being hardworking and tenacious, Capricorns enjoy showing off the fruits of their labor, similar to a newly sprung, showy pansy.

Aquarius: Orchid

Don’t let an Aquarius’ shy demeanor fool you. While they can sometimes be quiet, they’re incredibly energetic and eccentric when around friends they trust. Plus, they’re wonderfully intelligent and diligent problem solvers. Naturally, a strong, yet delicate looking flower like the orchid makes the perfect gift for an Aquarius.

Pisces: Water Lily

With their element being water and symbol being the two fish, perhaps no pair goes together better than a water lily and a Pisces. With a knack for art and all things whimsical, Pisces enjoy unique shows of affection. Skip the roses this year and opt for something a bit more unique, like water lilies!

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Peonies - Gift of the Summer

What can be more elegant, chic and tender than a bouquet of beautiful fresh peonies? These extraordinary flowers are a great gift and decoration, but surely can be pricey when off season. So when is it the best time to buy peonies? We say from June to August! This is the time when they grow and bloom fresh, and become very affordable. Buy a bunch of peonies to decorate your living room or send to your beloved. Add that touch of style and luxury to your life.

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Flowers for Christmas

The best time of the year is coming!!! Time to be with your family and friends. Do you know that flowers can be an amazing gift and serve as a decoration for Christmas dinner or lunch.

A lot of countries have their own Christmas flowers which are used during the festive season of Christmas. When everything else on the landscape is dormant, the plants of our Christmas traditions serve as symbols of the return of green grass and spring plants. They have become must-haves for Christmas decorating.

Couple of interesting facts about Christmas flowers and plants:

  • In Mexico there is a Christmas cactus, also known as orchid cactus, which blooms around Christmas time.
  • In New Zealand, the pōhutukawa tree is often associated with Christmas, as it has bright red flowers which appear in December.
  • Poinsettia, very popular Christmas has a very interesting story behind. According to a legend, a young girl named Maria and her brother Pablo were the first to discover the poinsettia. The two children were very poor and could not afford a gift to bring to the Christmas Eve festival. Not wanting to arrive empty handed, the two children stopped beside the road and gathered a bouquet of weeds. When they arrived at the festival, they were chided by other children for their meager gift.  But, when they placed the weeds beside the Christ Child in the manger, the poinsettia plants burst into brilliant red blooms.

Traditional Christmas colors are often seen in holiday bouquets and floral arrangements. Although they are bright and cheery that is not the reason they were chosen. The traditional red, white, green and gold originated in Christian religious symbolism relating to the birth of Christ.

  • White – Purity, Innocence & Peace
  • Red – The Blood of Christ
  • Green – Everlasting or Eternal Life
  • Gold or Silver – The Star of Bethlehem
  • Blue – The Virgin Mary

Coloursandflowers team wishes you Merry Christmas and is always happy to brighten any occasion with their designer flower boxes!

 

 

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Colours and Flowers of the fall

Fall is the season of gerberas, dalias, purple astromerias and many  varieties of roses. Orange is the signature colour of the season. Our beautiful orange roses in a box will gift the feeling of warmth, care and lift up the mood. Send flower boxes to your beloved to express your feelings towards them.

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