The arrival of a new baby can be a truly joyous event in any family’s life. It is an event of celebration and sentiment. Bringing a new baby home can be an amazing time for any family so what better way to mark the moment then with a beautiful flower arrangement. Flowers are a staple in marking special occasions and it shouldn’t be limited birthdays or Valentine’s Day. For a new mother flowers can bring a smile to her face and show sentiments from people who may not be able to attend the event in person.
In choosing the perfect flower arrangement for a new baby it is important to find out if the new baby is a boy or a girl. If you or the new parents are a more traditional person you can send a color coordinated flower arrangements, blue for a boy or pink for a girl. You don’t have to stick to traditions though and that goes with colors.
It always help to consult with a florist, they are the expert after all and have no doubt sent many arrangements for similar occasions. A florist will be able to offer advice as well as suggest seasonal arrangements. Seasonal flowers will last longer and appear more vibrant so you get the most out of your purchase while the new parents receive a lovely arrangement that will last for weeks. A good florist will be open to ideas and suggestions but also able to suggest flowers from their own expertise.
In the case of a new baby girl’s arrangement you will be looking for flowers that combine pink color combinations. Favorite flowers with this theme include stargazer lilies, bouvardia, lizzyanthus, ruscus or some types of orchids.
In the case of a new baby boy’s arrangement you will be looking for flowers that combine the blue color combinations. Flowers that meet this them include freesia, hyacinth and thistles to name just a few.
Color isn’t the only element or design option to consider, you have to take into account the entire package. For example, what sort of vessel will you deliver your flower arrangement in? Flowers are traditionally delivered in a basket, vase or pot – these are very practical options for a new parent especially when they are busy with the new baby. Potted plants are another great way to give flowers. Potted plants include options like gardenias and miniature roses. They can last longer than cut flowers as well and be symbolic of growth.
You can also add on smaller items or accessories to any floral arrangement. Accessorizing can be a unique way to add your special touch as well with small items you have purchased on your own or ones that are added by the florist. Add on items include anything from balloons, cards, small plush animals or teddy bears and even gourmet food items for the new parents.
With any floral arrangement it’s good to have a theme and that includes anything from color to a nursery theme. You can also include useful items within your floral arrangement or combine flowers with a care package that includes useful baby items or small luxuries for the new parents.
Using this advice you’ll be able to create a meaningful arrangement that marks the special occasion of a new baby. It is not as hard as you may think, especially with the help of an expert florist.