Thursday, February 6, 2014

Guy's Guide to Valentine's Day


Just when you thought it was safe to venture back into the malls. . . here comes Valentine's Day. Now it's back to the grindstone, trying to find the perfect gift that expresses your love.


ROSES say it best. However, in our on-line survey, we discovered only 10% of women want traditional red roses!  Close to 50% of the women polled expect roses of some sort, just in non-traditional colors.  Why not give roses with meaning?  Lavender roses signify enchantment.  Orange roses mean fascination. Yellow means friendship.  Light pink stands for joy, dark pink means appreciation.  White means loyalty and coral signifies desire.  Send a rainbow of sentiments with a multi-colored rose bouquet!

However, roses are not de riguer.  In fact, 42% of the women polled would like anything other than roses for the holiday!  If you pay attention and take notice of subtle hints, you'll be able to amaze and impress your significant other. . .and make it look effortless.

 * If you are married, nothing is more romantic or breathtaking than to be presented a bouquet using the same flowers and/or colors as your bride carried in your wedding.  Bring us a picture of that bouquet and we'll re-create it for you.  This one sweet gesture will knock her socks off, we promise you.

 *Does she have a favorite color?  It's easy for us to create a luscious bouquet that is perfectly pink, rambunctiously red or whispery white.   
*Is she a traditional romantic?  Does she like mushy movies and girly things?  A bouquet in pinks, lavenders and whites will impress---especially if there's one red rose in the center to say "I Love You".

 *Is she a trendy sort of gal?  A contemporary arrangement in bright bold colors will make her happy. 

 *Does she like the more unusual, the exotic?  How about a stunning tropical arrangement that incorporates birds of paradise, orchids and more?  Her arrangement will certainly stand out in the sea of red roses her co-workers received.

Whatever her personality and favorites, Cactus Flower can help you create the perfect Valentine bouquet that will make her melt.

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