valentines day flowers
Birch Love Vase
. Use a birch bark vase and a wood burning tool to mimic the romance of initials carved into a tree trunk.
. Using our cone clip art, you can create these easy and sweet carnation bouquets. Just print onto heavyweight paper and cut out. Shape into a cone and fasten at tabs using double sided tape. Bind stems with floral tape and set inside cone.
. The vase underneath this bunch of roses, dusty miller foliage, and nerine lilies is wrapped to look like a box of chocolate.Print clip art onto heavyweight paper; cut out. Wrap around vase and secure with double sided tape.
. This arrangement of parrot tulips and nerine lilies is made even more sweet thanks to the candy hearts tucked inside.To make the conversation hearts, print and cut out our clip art and, using string, attach them to an 11 inch piece of wire bent into a curve.
. On February 14, only one flower will do. Its not that a big bouquet isnt sublime, but a single genus best conveys a message of love the rose, preferably in lush tones of red and pink. Although long stems crowd every florists cooler, any romantic knows that beautiful blossoms are the heart of the matter especially when their stems are cut short and theyre gathered into tiny vases or glasses arranged in the unmistakable shape of affection.
Flicker of an Idea
. With the help of these candle and flower centerpieces, the whole table will shine. For each one, use candle wax to attach a small floral frog to the center of a shallow bowl. Push a taper into the floral frog to secure. Pour water into the bowl. Clip amaryllis blooms or other large flowers from their stems, and arrange them in the bowl around the candle.
. Express your sentiments with a bright and beautiful arrangement featuring carnations, lady slipper orchids, and roses.
A Candle Garden
. Romance is in the details, especially at a Valentines Day dinner. Arrange pillar candles of different sizes and colors in a serving platter or shallow bowl. Then, surround the candles with a layer of dried beans we used kidney beans, but pink lentils, red beans, and red rice also work nicely. Beans make cleanup of the wax easy and unify a group of candles into a true centerpiece.
. Flowers have always managed to say a lot, but theyve rarely expressed sentiments so clearly and directly. This floating heart is made with pale shades of common, easily obtainable blossoms, such as carnations, mums, and hyacinths.
. Flowers and candy are the touchstones of courtship and romance. But handing over a bouquet and a box of chocolates isnt the only way to show youre sweet on someone. The intense reds of tulips such as Red Nova and Pallada will prove that your affection has not waned. And the profusion of spicy cinnamon candies lining the vase is an elegant display of your heartfelt emotion.
. A valentine of any age will enjoy the fun messages that this arrangement delivers. Pastel candy hearts proclaiming Class act and Be true and tulips in complementary colors, such as creamy Cheers, pale pink New Design, and Apricot Beauty, convey your feelings with more than words.
Cockscomb Valentine Wreath
. Nothing expresses the essence of Valentines Day better than a big, full heart. Declare your love for a sweetheart or simply a love of romance with this handmade cockscomb wreath.
Blooming Place Card
. A rose by any name smells sweet so why not create place cards decorated with blooms? Fold a 3 by 8 inch piece of card stock in half, inscribe it with a name, and cut a small hole in the crease. Trim a rose stem to 2 1 2 inches; slide it through the hole. Place in a plastic floral tube.
A Vibrant Arrangement
. To make a vibrant Valentines Day arrangement, use geranium leaves as greenery, roses in two colors hot pink and red in two shades, some interesting carnations burgundy with dark pink in the border of the petals, and a touch of pale pink ranunculus.
Flower Heart Centerpiece
. Give petite flowers a larger presence by arranging them in the form of a heart. With this centerpiece there are enough blooms for every guest to take a cluster or two home. To ensure that the design stands out, use short, small vessels, such as eggcups. We combined a vibrant collection of ranunculus with all white details. Candles placed inside the heart will showcase the flowers into the evening.
Rose Dome Centerpiece
. The impromptu charm of a variegated rose here, white and pink Henri Matisse highlights the intensity of its crimson companions.
Roses in a Ribbon Box
. Four dozen red and pink roses stand out in this boxed arrangement.
Slender Rose Arrangement
. A mixed bouquet can be artfully rearranged among a dozen slender vases, freeing each bloom to flaunt its beauty. Much is made of long stems, but trimming them to staggered heights lets individual roses stand out.
. Learn how to prepare and arrange a beautiful rose centerpiece for the table.
Carnation Mobile Centerpiece
. Heres a romantic centerpiece that takes no table space a carnation mobile with matching floral napkin rings.
Be My Love
. The spirit of love and romance is beautifully captured in this enchanting bouquet. Its the perfect gift for anyone you love.Red roses and carnations are exquisitely arranged with white asiatic lilies and chrysanthemums in a ruby red glass vase. Its lovely.
. Calling this simply sensational bouquet of six red roses beauty on a budget doesnt begin to do it justice. Yet it is beautifully affordable. So much so that you may want to send it to several special friends just because.This charming bouquet includes six red roses accented with white waxflower, huckleberry and pittosporum along with a red satin ribbon. Delivered in a clear glass vase.
Bedside Table Surprise
. Who wouldnt love waking up on Valentines Day to a beautiful floral arrangement sitting on their bedside table? Not only will your loved one feel cherished first thing in the morning, but this simple gesture will set the mood for the day ahead.
Basket of Blooms
. A bouquet of flowers doesnt always have to go in a vase on a table. Nontraditional containers, like this metal hanging basket, turn your flowers into festive decor.
Elegant Crystal Arrangement
. A crystal compote serves as a beautiful base for this pink and purple flower arrangement. A hidden grid of transparent or florists tape across the top of the bowl supports the cloud of blooms.
Glass Hurricane Flower Display
. Present traditional Valentines Day blooms in a new way. Cut stems to 6 inches and remove leaves. Pack them tightly in a straight sided glass hurricane or bowl accented with ribbon. Valentines Day Flower Tip This sturdy arrangement is especially helpful when transporting your blooms from place to place.
Matched Blooms Arrangement
. Make a less expensive bloom seem more impressive by grouping flowers of the same or similar shades in one vase. We wrapped plain cylinders with colored burlap and edged them with narrow velvet ribbon.
Long Lasting Arrangement
. For a Valentines Day flower arrangement that you can admire past the holiday, gift an exotic plant that has already been potted. Not only will it brighten up any room, but the unique blooms will keep things fun and lively.
Full and Cheap Bouquet
. Make a sweet statement for your sweetheart with flowers that cost a bit less but fill a vase beautifully. Roses are the most expensive flower of the holiday; get more stems for the same amount by looking for seasonal flowers that come in a rainbow of hues. Get two to three dozen and place them in a large footed bowl for a breathtaking alternative to traditional bouquets.
Bud Vase Grouping
. Go beyond a traditional arrangement a grouping of small bud vases can be an unexpected way to display your Valentines Day blooms. Choosing a variety of flowers in different colors is an easy and inexpensive way to showcase your love on Valentines Day and to decorate the home, too.
Jewel Tones for Your Valentine
. Think outside the box when it comes to Valentines Day flower ideas and opt for a deep jewel tone, like these dahlias. Rich hues like these bring warmth to your home but still stay within a palette that works for winter months.
Wineglass Rose Display
. Use stemless wineglasses to create this easy and colorful floral display. Cut rose stems close to the bloom and place in an inch of water in each glass. Line up glasses on a mantel or arrange on the dining table. Brightly colored flowers will pop, while lighter shades lend a subtler look.
Arrangement with Veggies
. Do something unexpected for Valentines Day by adding vibrant purple cabbage to your arrangement. Many flowers arent in peak season during the winter months supplementing a bouquet with cabbage and artichokes easily adds texture and color.
Roses in a Metallic Vase
. Sometimes simple arrangements are the most beautiful. Start with an on trend metallic vase, and select blooming roses for a full but easy bouquet. Pick your roses a few days prior to Valentines Day so theyll have time to open before the holiday.
Low Maintenance Succulents
. Is your valentine not the type who likes tending plants? Succulents are a lower maintenance option that will last a long time and look great on a coffee table or desk. Intersperse some succulents with tinges of red to keep in the Valentines Day theme.
Roses in Unique Colors
. A dozen red roses remains the classic Valentines Day favorite. However, many women report that they adore roses in other colors just as much. There are hundreds of colors to choose from. The choices are endless and its easier than ever to select a rose that is as unique as your sweetheart.
Roses in Designed in Arrangments
. There are several ways to add a personal touch to the classic red roses. There is a plethora of red shades and textures available from deep burgundy to pert reds with orange undertones. Ask your florist to create a unique arrangement you can even bring in your favorite container from home for a custom designed arrangement.
Tussie Mussie Flowers
. The Tussie Mussie is a charming compact cluster of flowers with bound stems. A small crystal or glass vase makes the perfect container for this arrangement that typically features sweetheart roses, open garden roses, fragrant hyacinths, miniature carnations, pinocchio pompons, sweetpeas or freesias.
. Add a burst of spring to your Valentines winter with flowers such as lilies, alstroemeria, iris, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, tuberoses or freesias. A spring arrangement in a casual basket or clear glass vase makes a perfect accent for a romantic dinner.
Flowers in Bud Vases
. With all of the sensational flowers available to choose from, even just one or two elegant blossoms can make a big impression. Lilies, gerbera and long stemmed roses are all exquisite choices ask your florist what he has available.
. Both green and blooming plants make romantic Valentines Day gifts. Spathiphyllum commonly called peace lily, cylcamen, kalanchoes and azaleas are examples of the many varieties available to you. Ask your florist to combine flowering and green plants in a dish garden for a great long lasting gift.
One Dozen Red Roses
. This is what its all about 12 red roses with greenery. As anyone who has been in love knows, a dozen roses are as integral a part of any love story as the first kiss. Send 12 roses to the love of your life today its always the right thing to do.