Don't Give Me Red Roses
Please Don't Buy Red Roses For Valentines Day
A lot of women like red roses for Valentines Day and other holidays, but a lot of women hate red roses. I'm one of them. To me, red roses are over done, a cliche, are often bought out of desperation. Nothing is more shallow than an apology linked with red roses and for many years it was the only time I got flowers. So red roses make me cringe.
Don't get me wrong, I'm not anti-valentines. I love flowers. I really do. I even like roses, anything but red. Red roses to me are easy, a cop out, over rated, gaudy,and require very little thought. Teacup pink roses, now that's something I could smile about. Miniature roses are dainty and very feminine and paired with baby's breath are very romantic.
For Valentines Day find out your sweethearts favorite flower, and her favorite color. Put the two together and you have yourself a sure fire combination of a flower she is sure to love, because you put time and thought into your decision.
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The more traditional pretty, feminine lady loves pink. If your girlfriends bedroom is decorated with lace, or has a Victorian theme this Romance flower arrangement is ideal.
This flower arrangement is also perfect for Moms and grandmothers, don't forget them this Valentines Day either.
Get In Touch With Your Feminine Side
Yes Men you Can Do It!
Valentines Day is all about being romantic, and quite frankly it's geared towards women. Yeah, I admitted it, how many masculine valentines gifts are advertised on TV?
Men, for the most part, are not prone to words of romance. Masculinity is what our guys are all about, they are wired for cars, motorcycles, hunting, and sports. A large percentage of women aren't all gung ho about grease under our fingernails and camouflage clothing.
Valentines Day is the opportunity for men to try and impress us ladies with the opposite of what we get the other 364 days of the year. Be romantic, be sensitive, watch a chick flick on the couch with your sweetie.
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Think Exotic Flowers, Not Roses
For the contemporary hip lady in your life who isn't all girly but who is stylish choose a non traditional plant.
Bamboo plants will live almost forever and grow into interesting shapes. It's a living gift of hope and good luck that will last all throughout your relationship.
Best thing about bamboo plants, they are hardy, require little care and can be moved from apartment to apartment to your new home.
Lots of Flowers For Valentines Day - Just NO Roses
Think creative, outside the box for Valentines Day. February 14th is a day set aside to think of the one you love. What colors do they like? Is she bold and adventurous, then think flowers with bright bold colors like purples and oranges. Is your Valentine lady like, dainty, petite, feminine and would like pastels like pink, cream and whites.
An easy way to tell, check her closet. What color clothes does she wear? What color is her coat? If her coat is bright purple and raspberry pink then forgo the lace and Victorian style gifts. Go for spunky flowers with attitude.
A Tulips black velvet center represent a lovers passionate heart
Fresh Tulips delivered to your sweethearts work will really make an impression. She will have a smile on her face all day.
Tulips, Tulips, Tulips
Say tulips three times and what does it sound like? Two lips. That's right, two lips for kissing, how romantic is that? Now why aren't tulips the flower of choice for Valentines Day?
There is a symbolic meaning behind every flower and I think Tulips are just about perfect for Valentines Day.
Red Tulip = Declaration of true love
Cream colored = I will love you forever
Pink = Caring and affection
Orange = desire and passion
Want something a little more whimsical? Tulips are happy flowers and imagine the smile it will bring when you place this on her dash in the morning and the tulip is bobbing it's little head.
An Expression of love, fascination and distinction.
Carnations are Rich With Symbolism
Carnations come in all colors so it's easy to find a carnation in your Valentines favorite color. Carnations are also inexpensive so even the most budget conscience can afford a bouquet of carnations. To make carnations even more special tie a love note around each stem with a reason why you love your wife or girlfriend. Guaranteed this will make her smile.
White = pure love
Dark Red = deep love and affection
Pink = a Mothers undying love (great for a Mom to give to her daughter)?
Write a small love note and tie one on each one of these seven flowers. Place them in various places in the house as a surprise throughout the day.
You will score points for the flowers and the creativity.