Pink flowers are some of the best sold plants in markets, shops and even on the Internet; the reason for their great popularity is explained by their very positive and optimistic color. Here are just a few ideas about how to use pink flowers to color your life. Do you want to save your garden or house from a dull look? Flowers are always an ideal way of bringing color and beauty even to the grayest corner of all; purple and pink flowers are often the right choice when it comes to creating a daring vivid look. Small pink flowers are ideal for children's room, particularly if you have a little girl, for the kitchen as well as for the living room or family room.
In case you plan to revive your garden with some pink flowers, you should definitely alternate several species in order to avoid creating a very blank look. Pink and red roses for instance make an excellent combination, most particularly since they stay in bloom all summer long. Pink flowers in pots make great decorations for garden alleys, the patio or the gazebo, they are fresh in appearance and seem to pass their energy onto their viewer. Moreover, depending on the plant species you'll have to take some extra care during the cold season, and even take the pots indoors.
Pink flowers make excellent gifts to young ladies and teenagers, as they carry that girlish and innocent look about them. Many flower arrangements for birthday parties or proms use a combination of various pink flowers; the color in itself stands for good health, blushes and optimism. It is also the active symbol in the fight against breast cancer and it is recognized and worn as such by millions of women all over the world. The color intensity for pink flowers depends on your choice: light pink is somehow suave whereas darker tones have a more striking visual effect.
Far from being old fashioned, pink is still extremely popular as a Wedding colour scheme. Nowadays, however, many couples choose to either combine it with another colour, such as chocolate brown, or opt for a more unusual shade of pink like cerise, hot pink or a deep antique pink. For wintery weddings a good choice is pink, white and silver to add a little sparkle to the occasion.
Since pink has always been a popular colour for weddings, accessorising a pink wedding is made a little easier: a wide variety of flowers can be obtained all year round in every shade of pink from pale carnations to rich pink tulips and violets. If you're getting married at Christmas, you can even find Poinsettias in pink!
When it comes to decorating your reception tables, the choice available in suitable colours is varied: paper, fabric and real scatter petals, feather and glitter butterflies, paper and silk flowers, favour bags, favour boxes, ribbons and much more.
Use a pink satin or organza ribbon to tie around napkins to add some colour, or have pretty pink wedding favours at each table setting. Another simple yet effective idea is to have a bowl of pink sugared almonds or dragees on each table, so your wedding guests can help themselves.
If you feel like being decadent why not serve pink champagne?!
Remember, a pink wedding doesn't have to be a Barbie affair - careful choices in shades and accessories can bring the romance of a pink wedding into the 21st century. For weddings and girl baptizing ceremonies pink colors often make excellent arrangements both in church as well as at the party afterwards. Once the wedding has been arranged, the wedding flowers chosen and the arrangements decided upon, it s time to find the source of flowers in the locality.
Flowers from the Farmer s Market: Many cities have summer farmer's markets where fresh flowers are sold. This is a great way to get flowers without the hassles of finding a wholesale market. The best way is to go through the local vendors to check the prices and selection, then choose the vendor who is appropriate.
Purchasing Flowers at a Wholesale Market: flowers should be purchased from the wholesale market whenever possible. Located in large metropolitan areas, they often sell flowers to the public after the wholesale buyers are done. They are a bargain.
Flowers from Grocery Stores: for smaller weddings one might rely on the floral department of the local grocery store. There one can find flowers in many colors and prices.
Flowers from Mail Order: There are some wonderful mail-order sources for flowers today. But they are accompanied by shipping expenses and worries about the condition of flowers and their timely arrival.
Flowers from Local Florists: This is a great source for flowers, although they may be somewhat more expensive than other outlets. The quality may be better. One will also have the option to order things like garlands, arches, altar arrangements, corsages, and other specialty flowers.
Greens: one should not forget to order large quantities of greenery. It will fill in center pieces, add a background to large altar arrangements, and act as a collar around bridal bouquets. It's a good idea to order extra bundles of greens in case any stems are damaged or some bunches are smaller than others.
Once the flowers have been bought, it is very important to look after them. The best flower care tips can be accumulated from the vendor who sold the flowers.In the case of themed weddings pink flowers can be alternated with other daring tones like purple as they make a great match together; even the design of the wedding invitations could include the stylized picture of pink roses. The splendid decorative effect of pink flowers relies on the ability of this color to suggest a mood and create the elegant effect that not too many shades would.