5 DIY Projects To Do When You’re Feeling Crafty
Aug15

5 DIY Projects To Do When You’re Feeling Crafty

Alone in the house and looking for something crafty to do? Well, you will never go out of fun ideas for sure. But let me help you a little bit with this. Ready Flowers has a lot of nice DIY stuff you can try.

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Your Most Memorable Picnic Day Ever
Aug01

Your Most Memorable Picnic Day Ever

A combination of tropical urban and the close ties of country towns, the Northern Territory to create perfect spots for the celebration of the Picnic Day. This is a weekend long event participated by locals as a recognize formal holiday. People have the extra and free time to relax and be with family.
In this year’s celebration, let it be the best one you’ve ever had with these handy picnic tips.

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13 Things Florists Never Tell You
May30

13 Things Florists Never Tell You

We all got secrets. So do florists. But no secret can be kept forever. So we will now reveal the secrets florists have been keeping for themselves. Monday is the best day to order flowers It is the most usual day that flower shops restock thus, you are sure to be getting real fresh flowers. To find out the week’s “special”, ask on Friday or Saturday. Florists give discounts Of course, they give discounts to senior citizens, professional groups and customers they like. So don’t forget to ask for one. There’s a way to know if your rose is fresh To know whether or not your rose is fresh, look closely at the bottom of the blossom and see how many petals have been removed. The more ripped petals, the older it is. Or, squeeze the part where the petals and the stem meet. The softer it is the older the rose. Your nose doesn’t have a problem, those flowers really have no scent If you can’t smell anything on the flowers, your nose doesn’t have a problem. Growers today are breeding for long stems and lengthy life vase. That’s why flowers don’t have much scent. Florists are hoping you’ll return those cheap glass vases They will gladly recycle those cheap glass vases that came with your bouquet if you return it. Roses at gas stations are cheaper, but they’ll also die sooner Yes, it is more convenient to buy cheap roses at gas stations. But don’t wonder if they droop the next day. The reason is they’re usually old and was just...

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5 Tips to Say Sorry like You Mean It
May25

5 Tips to Say Sorry like You Mean It

How do you apologize for your past actions? What has passed through time are things you cannot change. But you can always atone for them, as long as it is done genuinely. When the guilt is slowly building up inside you and you start feeling miserable about the mistake you have committed, it’s about time you resolve that problem. It is difficult to say “I’m sorry” especially if it takes up too much of your ego. Each misunderstanding would have been easily avoided, if only people directly offer a simple apology rather than holding their pride up high. It’s such a short phrase, composed of merely two words. Still, it is quite vexing why people have difficulty expressing the word. The weakness of offering amends is also an indication that people don’t want to take responsibility for their actions. Nothing can be fixed if you always value your pride more than the relationship. It is indeed hard to let go of something you have high regards of. It’s what keeps you together. Yet, you can start a change by naturally saying sorry every time you are at fault. Acknowledge The first step in apologizing is to know that you committed a mistake. You need to acknowledge the hurt you’ve inflicted on the person. Don’t be naive and recognize your role in the situation. Accept Take responsibility for your actions. Don’t offer excuses or alibis, let him/her know that you accept that something you’ve done has hurt them. The apology...

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DIY: 10 Easy Flower Arrangements for Your Office Desk
May18

DIY: 10 Easy Flower Arrangements for Your Office Desk

Your office desk serves as a sanctuary during the daily grind. Day by day all you see is either the brown, grey, white or black cold material of your office table. So, why not try revamping your desk to reflect your fun and sometimes creative self? Here are ten easy and enjoyable do-it-yourself flower arrangements that will definitely brighten and warm your office haven, while you try winning in life. Click the arrows or simply slide the images to browse through the photos.   1. Greens and YellowsImage sourceAll you need for this arrangement are a glass jar or any container of your choice, trimmed branches of green and brown plants, and yellow roses. You can get fresh green plants and beautiful yellow roses from any florist in your area. You can start off with setting the green plants as a base around the vase.Next, you may place the yellow roses anywhere around the green base.Finish it off by adding brown plants for embellishment. But, it is optional since the greens and yellow roses are charming in itself. 2. The Elegant BouquetImage sourceTo truly reveal yourself in this project, you may use a combination of your favorite flowers rather than a single flower variety. Here are the steps to achieve this simple, but elegant floral arrangement:You should have a grid of tape placed on the opening of the container. The grid will ensure that the flowers stay in place. It is preferable to use waterproof tapes for...

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Handy Flower Crown Tips for a Boho Inspired Look
May13

Handy Flower Crown Tips for a Boho Inspired Look

Boho theme has become a party favorite motif and design. Heartened by this, you and your friends organized a boho-chic themed party for the weekend. You planned on creating that perfect boho look accented with a sweet floral halo that will be at par with celebrity OOTDs. These are six valuable flower crown tips to look fab and fashionable! Creativity and Imagination You may find yourself with limited materials for the project, and sometimes in a restricted time. Fortunately, creativity and imagination are boundless. Bring out your artistic self to layout a floral wreath design that tops off your outfit. You should choose blooms with colors and texture that will seamlessly go with the dress. The floral shades should also complement your complexion. But, there is nothing wrong in using other colors or flowers that you find most comfortable with. Tools and Materials Creativity may be the heart of artistic projects. Tools and materials, however, brings life to your creative imagination. It is crucial to have the basic materials for making the crown. You should hunt down a pair of scissors, floral tapes or other green-colored tapes, glue gun with enough glue sticks, wrapped wire in either green or brown and of course your chosen blossoms. Feel free to grab other tools that will help in completing the crown. Keep it real Astonishing flower crowns can be made with synthetic blooms. But like anything else fake, it cannot...

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10 DIY Floral Containers You Can Do At Home
Apr20

10 DIY Floral Containers You Can Do At Home

The usual flower vases we find in stores are somewhat boring. How about creating your own floral containers out of the materials you find at home? Aside from saving some bucks, you will have beautiful and unique vases that perfectly suit your taste in design.

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Easiest Flower Arrangements You Can Do at Home
Mar14

Easiest Flower Arrangements You Can Do at Home

You don’t have to have the skills of a pro to create attractive floral arrangements. There are many simple flower arrangements you can easily make at home without the need for serious skills.

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Save Your Beautiful Buds: How to Repurpose Flowers
Mar04

Save Your Beautiful Buds: How to Repurpose Flowers

Flowers bring so much joy to people. These fantastic works of nature can complete celebrations, make special occasions even more special, and let you express feelings when you can’t seem to find the right words to say. Fresh charming blooms make wonderful gifts to loved ones as well. Good thing nowadays, you can easily and conveniently order flowers online. The only problem with blooms when cut is that they wilt. Most of the time they end up in the trash. It’s painful to see such beauties become waste. And so, one of the main concerns when buying or receiving a bouquet is what to do with leftover flowers. Well, you can always give your blossoms another purpose. Below are some of the best ways to repurpose flowers. Shadow box. There is a way to keep a bouquet that means a lot to you. If you don’t want to throw away any piece of a bouquet, the best thing you can do is to frame it. Make your own shadow box. You can hang one as wall art or a brilliant centrepiece. This way, you can always have your favourite blooms on display. Potpourri. Who doesn’t like the smell of flowers in a room? One of the best ways to repurpose lovely blooms is to make potpourri using their petals. If you’re into aromatherapy, this makes a great option for you. Making a potpourri is fairly easy. Place dried petals in glass jar or small basket and put in anywhere you like inside the house. Floral air fresheners. In connection to making a...

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Birth Month Flowers and What They Mean
Mar01

Birth Month Flowers and What They Mean

We’re all too familiar with birthstones. Knowing these gemstones and what they stand for makes it easy for us to find meaningful gifts to our special someone. But enough about birthstones, we’re not discussing them today. In this post, we’ll take a look at birth month flowers and shed some light on what each of them means. Learning about these beautiful blooms will come in handy when celebrating special occasions, specifically birthdays. You’ll know which kind to order from your trusted online florists to give your loved one a sweet surprise. Below are the birth flowers for each month and their meanings. January – Carnation Carnation represents beauty, pride, gratitude, admiration and divine love. Also called Gillyflower or Clove Pink, this bloom comes in different colours and each one has its own meaning. A white carnation, for example, means pure love while pink means affection, and red means “I love you.” February – Violet Contrary to what many may think, the rose is not the flower for the month of February. In fact, it’s actually the violet which symbolises loyalty, faithfulness, chastity, and humility. When given as a gift, this beauty conveys the message that you will stay true to the person you gave it to. Although the purple ones are most common, there are also white ones available. March – Daffodil A flower associated with a couple’s tenth wedding anniversary, the daffodil symbolises rebirth or new...

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11 Best Types of Flowering Plants for Indoor Planting
Feb26

11 Best Types of Flowering Plants for Indoor Planting

Flowering plants serve a dual purpose in homes. Apart from their environmental function of improving air quality, they also serve as all-natural attractive decor that make your interiors look more cheerful and welcoming. While some people buy fresh flowers online to decorate their homes, you may want to consider growing some of them yourself. Below are some of the best types of flowering plants you can grow at home. PEACE LILY Peace Lilies are easy to grow inside the home. These plants are low maintenance and prefer less light which make them suited for rooms with lesser windows. The best thing about peace lilies is that they can help reduce toxins in the air thereby improving your home’s air quality. HIBISCUS If you’d like to have a tropical touch at home, hibiscus is the plant type for you. Its huge colourful blooms are truly noteworthy making it a gorgeous natural décor in your interiors. Additionally, hibiscus flowers come in a variety of colours including red, pink, orange, yellow and white. For healthy growing hibiscus plants, make sure the soil is evenly moist. AFRICAN VIOLET Some of the easiest types of plants to grow indoors are African violets. They bloom the entire year providing your home with colour and natural beauty. They favour filtered sunlight and warm conditions. These plants also come in hundreds of different varieties giving you plenty of choices to consider. BRAZILIAN FIREWORKS This plant got...

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10 Wonderful Gifts for the Flower Person in Your Life
Feb23

10 Wonderful Gifts for the Flower Person in Your Life

There are a lot of ways you can express your love and affection for someone. You can directly say what you feel or if you’re a bit shy, you can always express your feelings through writing. If words seem to fail you, there are also some small gestures you can do to show your love. One of the simplest and sweetest ways to show your affection for someone is to give them gifts. More than the act itself, it’s the thought that you remembered and cared to give them something heartfelt that really matters. Thinking of giving a little something special to a loved one? When it comes to giving gifts, the first thing you need to consider is their interests. Knowing what they like will make the gift hunting easier for you. Is your special someone a huge flower fan? Your instincts may automatically tell you to buy fresh beautiful from Flowers Australia Melbourne and have them delivered to their door. But there are many other presents you can give that will definitely make their day. Read on to get some wonderful gift ideas. Hand embroidered tote bag This stylish bag surely screams flowers. It’s not just great for everyday use, it also allows the owner to show their love for beautiful blooms in a fashionable way. Certainly a must-have for every flower enthusiast. Flower-themed spiral bound journal If your special someone likes to write, this lovely journal makes the perfect gift. Let them scribble their thoughts and memories...

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Tips and Tricks to Keep Flowers Fresh for a Longer Time
Feb19

Tips and Tricks to Keep Flowers Fresh for a Longer Time

There is something about flowers. They can lighten up your mood, brighten up your day and cheer you up whenever you’re down. More to adding colour and joy to a room, these lovely creations of nature help you convey a message and express feelings when words seem to fail you. It’s no wonder why there are numerous flower festivals celebrated around the world each year. With such beauty, flowers have become classic home decorations. But there is one consequence when these beauties are cut for such purpose. They wilt. Different species may have different lifespans once they’re cut. So if you’ve called for same day flower delivery and now wondering how to make flowers last longer, don’t fret. Below are some practical tips that can help you preserve your blooms. Cut flowers at the right time. Not everyone may know but there are favourable times for cutting blooms.         Right stage of development. For those with multiple buds, for example, make sure at least one bud is beginning to open before cutting them. For plants with only one flower per stem, be sure to let them fully open first before cutting them out.         Right time of day. The best time to cut blooms is when the weather is cool as they lose less water during this time. Weather is coolest in the late evening or early morning so you may cut some fresh blossoms at these times. Create a homemade preservative. You don’t have to spend much to extend the life of...

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10 Valentine’s Day Fails You’ll Be Glad You Didn’t Do
Feb17

10 Valentine’s Day Fails You’ll Be Glad You Didn’t Do

How did your Valentine’s Day go? Was it the way you hoped it would be? Without a doubt, Valentine’s Day is one of the most celebrated occasions in the history of occasions. There are many ways to celebrate the day of hearts. Some people go out of their way to make the day truly special while some opt to keep things low key and simply order flowers online for loved ones. While many may try their best to make the special day go smoothly, there are some unfortunate souls who sadly commit mishaps that can make the occasion a disaster of some sort. With hearts day still fresh in everyone’s minds, let’s have a look at some of the worst (or best?) Valentine’s Day fails which hopefully you didn’t make. You may also want to take note so you don’t make the same mistake next year. #1. This cake. Not sure if he’s really in dire need of some warmth or just bragging. #2. And this cake. Enjoy what? Take it easy on the abbreviations. Some people might take it the wrong way.  #3. This conversation heart. If you have a Grammar Nazi for a boyfriend/girlfriend, you better make sure not to give something like this or your date just might end up as a grammar lecture. #4. This overly expressive toilet paper. While it’s the thought that counts, this might not be the most romantic idea. Surely you can do better. #5. This (less than) romantic gift. Come on, a pre-arranged funeral is not exactly the kind of gift your loved one is dying to...

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10 Different (But Still Romantic) Ways You Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Feb09

10 Different (But Still Romantic) Ways You Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is one of the most anticipated occasions of the year. But did you know that it was originally a pagan festival of fertility? Truly there are many interesting facts about Valentine’s Day. Today, the world still celebrates the occasion but in a much different way. Dinner dates, bouquets, chocolates. You know the drill. It’s all about love and romance. The thing is, if you have been with your significant other for quite a long time, things can get a bit repetitive and predictable during this special occasion. For this reason, some people go out of their way to make the day extra special. Looking for other ways to celebrate the day of hearts? Apart from the traditional giving of gifts and Valentine’s Day flowers, there are many fun and unique (even unconventional) ways to celebrate V-Day. Make the day memorable with these Valentine’s Day date ideas. 1. Recreate your first date. The “firsts” are always special and these are some of the things you’ll never forget throughout your relationship. Remember how nervous you were before your first date? Or how you couldn’t seem to find the right outfit to wear? The butterflies in your tummy? One of the most romantic ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day is to recreate your first date. It’s a great way to ignite the spark once again. So go to that restaurant where you had your first dinner together or that park where you first held hands. Relive the times when you...

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