5 Signs That Make You The Perfect Grandchild

Grandparents Day isn’t supposed to be just another hallmark holiday, but a day we ought to support the elders in our lives. Your grand old folks look forward to spending their day with you. If you’re lucky, your grandparents are nearby, if not you can still celebrate it from afar, by sending them various gifts using online flower delivery services.

They’ve always been the perfect grandparents for you. But are you the perfect grandchild for them? We’ve jotted down 5 signs that prove that you are every grandparent’s dream grandchild.

You Send Them Gifts Often

1.1You don’t need occasions like Grandparents’ Day to send them gifts. You like surprising them with flowers, tickets to the big game or simply a surprise visit. You understand that they are getting old, and they need to feel special and loved.

You Spend Time With Them

2They look forward to spending time with their grandchildren. Regardless of how busy you are, you take time out and visit them as often as possible. You love them and you show them that they mean a lot to you.

You Enjoy Listening To Them

3It isn’t easy to deal with people who are ageing. They’re often forgetful and needy. They have several stories to tell, but they have nobody to tell it to. You realise that all they need is someone who will patiently listen to what they have to say.

You Help Them Out In Every Way Possible

4You understand that they could very well need a helping hand, and you never shy away from being that helping hand.

You Let Yourself Be A Child When You’re With Them

5.1Whether it’s savoring grandma’s cookies, feeling loved with her hugs and kisses, or simply looking up to the heroic tales of your grandpa, you let yourself be a child when you’re with them.

Haven’t met your grandparents in the longest time? Here’s your chance to make up for all the years gone by. Celebrate Grandparents’ Day with your old folks this 7th September, and give them a surprise, they’ll cherish.

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10 Amazing Home Decor Ideas To Try Right Now

If you love the riotous color of flowers blooming outside, then you’ll love having them at home too.  Simple flower arrangements, can make any dull room bright, here’s how:

1. Three To Tango

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A trio makes everything better. Deck up your dining space with three mason jars topped with the flowers of your choice. We’ve used roses and daffodils.

2. Wildflowers Along the Road

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It’s easy to find wildflowers blooming alongside the road. Breathe new life into that vintage pitcher lying unused in your store room, by adding these fresh blooms, and a few spikes of straw to it just to make it stand neatly.

3. Mason Jars

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The mason jars lying unused in your shelf, can be turned into beautiful and chic centrepieces. You tuck the flowers of your choice in them. We’ve decorated ours with snap-dragons.

4. Beaker and Flowers

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Something as simple as sprigs added to a beaker, can look elegant. This arrangement will look perfect in your bathroom. Apart from adding a hint of aroma, the arrangement will make your bathroom look classy.

5. Pickle Jars With Flowers

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If you have empty pickle jars in your kitchen, you can wash them and use them as pretty little flower vases. A simple combination of white hydrangeas can make a dull room elegant. To make the jar look more classy, you can add a tint of blue to it.

6. Add Life To Your Candle Holder

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You can decorate your fancy candle holder with the flowers of your choice. Use warm colors like yellow that will stand out in contrast to the worn-out colors of the candle holder.

7. Peonies In A Pitcher

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An enamelware pitcher can be put to good use at your home by adding the flowers of your choice. We’ve tucked in beautiful pink peonies in this pitcher, just to add a hint of color.

8. White Is Beautiful

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White flowers of your liking, tucked in a vintage ironstone pitcher can add life to any dull space.

9. Simplicity Is The Key

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Sometimes a flower arrangement as simple as this, can do the trick. Place it at the centre of your dining table, or your study table, or wherever you think it will look best.

10. Deck Your Reading Space

10A French enamel pot with beautiful, single pink hydrangeas can add an artsy touch to your reading space, to get those ideas creative juices flowing.

Feel free to add your suggestions and comments in the box below. We hope you liked our ideas.

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The Ultimate Gifting Guide For The 6 Stages Of Love

Everybody seeks love, anybody who denies seeking love is probably in denial, busy, unlucky, or maybe just too lazy to take the effort. Love is precious and it is gradually built upon several stages. And to make every stage bloom and progress to the other, we feel that it’s essential to give each other the right gifts. We’ve prepared the perfect gifting guide for those in every stage of love. You can find these flowers online on www.flora2000.com and through online flower delivery you have your surprises shipped to your desired destination.

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It All Begins With Attraction

mixed tulipAt this stage it’s important for you to make sure, you make the first move. Light a fire in her by surprising her with an anonymous gift. Make sure it looks special enough for her to be bowled over by it, but not overtly taken aback by it. A charming mixed bouquet of tulips, roses and carnations in a bright shade of pink would be just perfect.

Admiration

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Be her secret admirer. Women love that. Send her another anonymous bouquet that gets her intrigued for good. By doing this you’ll make her feel wanted and special. Send her an exclusive rose bouquet that is a combination of yellow, red, orange and pink roses.

Passion

passionSend her another bouquet, this time mention your name and attach a love letter to it, (nobody does that nowadays), so that will make it doubly special. Compliment her, but don’t butter her. Tell her what you love about her and she’ll passionably be yours. A bouquet of bright red tulips would make the perfect gift during this stage. You can buy it here.

Trust

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Remember that she isn’t all yours as yet. It’s only the beginning of your relationship and also the time you need to be extra careful to make your roots strong. For a woman to love someone, trust is an important factor. Build that trust, step by step. If she’s having a gloomy day, send her a sunny bouquet that will give her the assurance that you will always be there for her. Or send her a bouquet simply to make her feel special.

Attachment

teddyThis is the trickiest stage in your relationship. This is the part where she is going to give into you fully, but isn’t sure yet. She loves you, but is afraid of admitting it. She is in fact so attached to you, that she is unsure of how life would be without you. But it is at this part that you need to make sure, you don’t turn her into a clingy partner. Ask her to take joy in her space, tell her that you’ll be with her, no matter what. It’s only when you give her space, she’ll realise that she is truly attached to you(in a good way of course). Pamper her with surprise gift. A rose arrangement and a teddy bear should do the trick.

Love
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Now that both of you have let go of your insecurities, you know that you’re truly, deeply, madly in love. Seal your love with a romantic, all red rose bouquet. Express your love with gratitude to her. She’ll be yours forever.

We hope you liked our tips. If you think you can add to our post, please feel free to comment in the box below. Keep it simple and don’t forget to fall in love.

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9 Occasions To Send Flowers To Your Loved Ones In Philippines

Philippines is the land of clean waters, archaic landmarks, blessed with plenty of flora and fauna. Even their festivities are full of color. There are several occasions on which you can send flowers to the Philippines. If you’re a Filipino who resides outside of Philippines we’ve made a list of significant events, so that you can mark your dates and book your flowers online in advance.

Chinese New Year
31st January, 2014

Philippines has a significant Chinese population and naturally the Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated festivals out here. The festival is best celebrated with exchanging pleasantries and gifts with family and friends. This is the perfect occasion to send flowers, especially if you’re away from your family.

Valentine’s Day
14th February

valuThe celebration of LOVE is a big event in the Philippines. Lovers send each other flowers and love baskets, not only within Philippines, but also get them shipped from abroad. This is the perfect occasion to add a touch of magic to your romance.

Easter
April 20th, 2014

Celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection is a significant event in the Philippines owing to the vast Christian population out there. Filipinos send gift baskets and flowers from all over the world to the near and dear ones.

Mother’s Day
11th May, 2014

Several Philippines are out stationed and have to stay away from their families to earn a better living. Mother’s Day is one such occasion where children send their love to their mothers by sending flowers and gifts.

Pahiyas Festival
May 15, 2014

This festival celebrates the bountiful harvest. Locals decorate their house with fruits, vegetables and dyed leaves known as kipings. It’s customary to meet relatives on this occasion. Entering someone’s home with flowers comes across as a kind gesture.

Eid
July 29th, 2014

Philippines also has a signification Muslim population and Eid naturally is a big celebration out here. Filipinos staying away from their families in far off countries can send their love to their loved ones with Flora2000.com’s custom Eid baskets.

Kadayawan sa Dabaw
August 23-24, 2014

This is an annual thanksgiving festival to celebrate flowers, fruits and other produce. Near and dear ones are visited. Gifting flower baskets to the relative’s being visited can be a nice way to commence celebrations.

Christmas and New Year
25th December and 31st January, 2014

Christmas and New Year celebrations have become a worldwide phenomenon and Filipinos too celebrate it in a grand way. It has become customary to greet each other with flowers and gift baskets. Even if you are away from home, you make your celebrations count by sending gifts and flowers by online flower delivery services.

So book your gifts now and never miss the chance to surprise your loved ones in your home country.

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7 Useful Tips To Keep In Mind When Buying Flowers Online

Flowers are a universal expression of love. And they’re never out of season or fashion. Online flower delivery gifting portals are taking the lead in the lives of tech savvy consumers and have also made their shopping and gifting expeditions easier. However it isn’t all that easy either, very often consumers get confused because of the vast variety that is offered to them. We, being floral experts have listed down 7 useful tips that you can keep in mind when you buy flowers online.

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1.Flowers That Suit The Person And The Occasion
Make sure you gift flowers that suit the occasion that is being celebrated and also the person you’re gifting the flowers too. You don’t want your flowers to look misplaced or mismatched. You can read more about flowers and their significance here and here.

2.Flowers Of The Season
Do a little search on the flowers that naturally bloom in the season. Flowers of the season look doubly fresh.

3.Meaning Of Flowers
Do a quick internet search on what each flower signifies, that way you can make your floral gift more meaningful.

4.Decide On A Delivery Date
Book your floral surprise well in advance. Save yourself embarrassment by confirming your dates. You don’t want to send a floral gift on the wrong date.

5.Categories On The Website
Gifting portals have floral ensembles listed as per occasion, that way you don’t have to break your head over making a choice.

6.Check Product Reviews
Check what consumers and recipients have to say about products that were ordered by them. This is another way to filter products.

7.Call Them
If you still aren’t convinced, call their contact center or write to them. Premium gifting portals like Flora2000.com are very customer friendly and eager to help you with finalizing a gift.

So go ahead and book a wonderful surprise for those who matter to you. You can use flora2000.com‘s international flower delivery services to send a surprise anywhere in the world.

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The Ultimate Friendship Day Gift Guide: A Color For Every Friend

Friendship, they say is one of the most precious gifts to mankind. Friends add life and color to our mundane existence. This Friendship Day, these very people certainly deserve to be surprised! We’ve made a list of different kind of floral arrangements that’ll suit different kind of friends.

Yellow Flowers For The Fun and Funny Friend

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There is an air of positivity around these people. They’re never run down by the challenges that life throws at them. They are the first people you go to when you’re facing a crisis. You know that they’ll turn your gloomiest day into a sunny one. So rightfully, your sunny friend deserves a yellow floral arrangement. Yellow stands for sunshine and hope.

Pink Flowers For The Mum or Mother Figure

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We all need that one friend we can rest our shoulder and cry on. The one that plays second to no one but mum itself. He or she has an aura of warmth and motherly love. He/She will correct you when you’re wrong and will encourage you when you need it. Pink is a color that stands for attachment, affection and tenderness. A pink bouquet is exactly what will serve as the perfect gift for this friend.

Orange Flowers For The Inspiring Friend

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When you’re low on inspiration and energy, this is the friend you look up to. They’re up and out there, facing the challenges of life like a pro. Even the briefest moment spent with them is enough to get you up and going. They’re the kinds that instil a fire in you and inspire you to do something other than the ordinary. Orange is a passionate hue that symbolizes energy and fire.

Red Flowers For The Friend You Love

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One of the best things to happen to you is you falling in love with your best friend. This is the kind of friend you simply love, despite their flaws and he/she loves you back. They’re simply the one for you. Red stands for love, passion and joy. It’s the most apt color for a floral surprise for the friend you love.

Purple Flowers For The Star Of A Friend

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If you have a friend like this, then it’s farewell time for all of your life’s problems. They are the talk of the town, well connected and funny and the kind that own the dinner table. These friends are your veto cards, the kind that’ll bail you out of life’s most difficult or awkward situation. Purple is a color that stands for royalty and for the power these friends’ posses. So gift them a royal floral arrangement.

Now that you have identified your friends with these colors, don’t shy away from making it a special Friendship Day for each one of them. In the age of online flower delivery services you can select the flowers online. No matter where in the world they are, you can make use of online flower delivery services to have the flowers of your choice shipped across countries. We sincerely hope you and your friends have a splendid Friendship Day.

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5 Parents’ Day Gifts That Money Can’t Buy

Your parents gave you the best, the least you can do is gift them something that will be anything but ordinary.

However there are only 2 days to Parents’ Day and you possibly haven’t even zeroed down on a gift as yet. We understand that you lead busy lives and we’re here for you. We’ve made a list of 5 gifting options that will have your parents smiling from ear to ear.

1.Give Them A Tight Hug

Closeup of an attractive young woman embracing her grandfather from backThis may sound silly, but there’s medical proof that hugging releases the hormone called oxytocin, that has a feel good effect. So hug them as much as you can.

2.Do The Day’s Chores For Them

BFrom doing the dishes, laundry, dusting, or simply running the lawn mower, do the day’s chores for them. Let them enjoy a day off at least once in a year.

3.Spend The Day With Them

spending time with familtThey’re the only people who love you unconditionally. The most precious gift that you can give them is time. Spend the day with them, doing nothing. They’ll love you having you around.

4.Frame A Note

Thank-You-Card460x300Frame a heartfelt and handwritten note that tells your parents how special they are. They’ll love it!

5.Precious Memories

photosBurn a CD that contains precious memories of your time spent with them. They chose to be your parents, it was something they looked forward to. When you are away, they can refresh their memories with this CD.

These ideas are great, but just to add a touch magic to them, you can choose a few things we’ve handpicked for a special Parents’ Day surprise. From chocolate towers, goodie baskets, bright floral arrangements, to delicious cakes we have it all. International flower delivery and online flower delivery services will do the job for you. We hope you along with your parents have a memorable Parents’ Day.

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10 Must-See Exotic Flowers From The World

Sit back and treat your eyes to exotic flowers from the world over. They’re beautiful and they’re rare. Consider yourself lucky if you ever get to see them in person. You can send flowers to Italy, send flowers to Japan and send flowers to Australia.

African Daisy
This flower has a graphic structure that’s very uncommon amongst other daisies.

African_daisy_with_studio_lightingThe buds grow into flowers that are up to 4 inches in length.

Bird of Paradise Flower
This flower is named Bird Of Paradise because of its resemblance to the Bird of Paradise.

bluebirdIn South Africa, it’s featured on the reverse of the 50 cent coin.

Turbinicarpus Pseudopectinatus
Turbinicarpus Pseudopectinatus is far beautiful than its complicated and unaesthetic name.

complicated nameIt’s a flower from the Cactaceae family. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and hot deserts.

Protea

proteaThis beautiful and exotic Protea flower grows on the slopes of Haleakala.

Wolffia Globosa

smallest flowerCommonly known as Asian watermeal, the Wolffia Globosa is so small that it is almost impossible for the naked eye to tell if it has blossomed. It measures 0.1-0.2 mm in diameter and floats on water. It’s native to Asia and Australia.

Monkey Orchid

monkey orchidThis orchid, which has an obvious resemblance to monkeys, comes from the south-eastern Ecuadorian and Peruvian cloud forests. These forests are at an elevation of 1000 to 2000 meters hence not too many people have sighted this exotic species of orchids.

Parrot Flower

parrot_flowerNative to Thailand, this amazing flower resembles a parrot quite vividly.

Aechmea Fasciata

aechetaAechmea Fasciata is native to Brazil. It’s beautiful and it’s surprisingly a house plant.

Egret Orchid

White Egret Orchid pictureChina, Japan, Korea and Russia play host to this dazzling Orchid, which resembles an Egret quite clearly.

Bird’s Head Orchid

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This Orchid looks like it has a little bird’s head guarding the nectar on the flower. If you happen to visit Southwest Balkans, Greece, Turkey, Iran & Iraq, you may spot it.

If you ever happen to spot any of these flowers, make sure you have a picture clicked. If you think we’ve missed out on exotic flowers, please feel free to mention them in the comment box below.

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Easy and Elegant 4th of July Decorations

Someone I knew made it a point to decorate his house no matter what the occasion was. Although that required him to take out time from his busy schedule, he still did it. His reasons were simple, he never wanted to miss out on a chance to add color to his life.

The closest opportunity for you to add color to your house is 4th of July. All of America will be celebrating this epic day and we’ve thought of a few ways in which you can add to the celebrations in your own way.

A family that prays together stays together. Same rule applies to eating together.

napkin2The simplest way to set the theme right for 4th of July is to set your dining table up with the colors of freedom. Instead of your usual napkins, use napkins that are of solid reds, blues and whites.

Buy loose red, white and blue flowers of your choice and set them up in little pots near your window sill.

window sillsLet the stars of freedom shine bright on your grass in your garden. Sprinkle water into a star shaped stencil placed on the grass.

starsFill up the shape with flour. Remove the stencil and continue adding more stars.

Planning to serve cupcakes? After you’ve frosted the cupcakes add red and blue sprinkles.

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Wrap tiny flags around bottles. What a wonderful way to add to the spirit of 4th of July.
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No 4th of July celebration is complete without having a beautiful floral bouquet of red, blue and white placed in the center of your living room.

bouquet2You can buy flowers online for a reasonable price hereOnline flower delivery services like Flora2000.com do a great job at timely deliveries and offer great deals.

Another way to deck up your dining table is to place red flowers in blue tinted bottles. Have this placed on a white table cloth.

flagYou can alternate between using red tinted bottles and white flowers and a blue table cloth, in order to best camouflage food stains.

If you tried any of our suggestions then please share pictures of the same with us. It’ll make our day to see our ideas taking shape. Also if you have any more ideas please feel free to share them in the comment box below.

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8 Beautiful Places You Won’t Believe Exist

The Earth is full of awe-inspiring places that are being discovered everyday! When you see a breath-taking picture, you instantly feel that it maybe “photo shopped”. But we’ve made a list of place that you must visit! These places are so unbelievably beautiful, they’ll make you doubt their existence.

1.Hitachi Seasisde Park

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An absolutely beautiful place, especially during spring and autumn! A must visit if you’re in Japan in that time!

2.Canola Flower Fields China

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Being at the Canola Flower Fields is like witnessing a “golden sea” of Canola flowers!

3.Red Beach, Panjin China

red beachA one of a kind beach, that is covered in red instead of sand. The phenomena is caused by a type of sea weed called Sueda. It grows during April and May and later stays green during the summer. It starts to turn red in autumn.

4.Shibazakura Flowers, Takinoue Park, Japan

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Yet another gem from Japan. This park is famous for famous for the tiny pink moss flowers that spead across acres of land.

5.Wisteria Flower Tunnel In Japan

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The spectacular Wisteria Garden, in Kitakyushu, Japan is another example of Japanese architecture.

6.Nature is a wonderful artist and this street in Bonn, Germany is proof of it.

bonnSuch beautiful Cherry Blossoms.

7.Lavender Fields, France
Walking into the aromas of lavenders is nothing short of bliss.

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These fields bloom from June to August around the Mont-Ventoux, in the region of Sault and that of Valréas.

8.Tulip Fields in Netherlands

tulip-fields-netherlands-birds-eye-viewDuring spring, the striking colors of the flowering tulip bulbs are a charming sight. From afar they look like flags.

Beauty is an understatement to describe the wealth of nature. If you think we’ve missed out on anything feel free to add them in the nature box. We’d be more than happy to feature it here!

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