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Best Flowers for Mother’s Day According to US Mamas

Best Flowers for Mother’s Day According to US Mamas

The Most Popular Mother’s Day Flower Is Not What You Think Although the official Mother’s Day flower is a carnation, it seems most mothers would prefer just about anything else. According to our survey of over 100 moms across the US, the best flowers for Mother’s Day are, in fact, tulips with 50 votes! Lilies are in second place (22 votes) with orchids (18) coming up closely behind. Of the 128 women surveyed, only 7 voted for carnations, while daisies…

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Table Centerpiece Ideas that Get the Party Started

Table Centerpiece Ideas that Get the Party Started

Stylish and Fun Table Centerpiece Ideas that Instantly Entertain It’s that time of year again when entertaining guests is a task that cannot be avoided. But dinner parties are meant to be fun – a means of catching up with old friends, getting to know your guests, and giving yourself an excuse to indulge in sweet treats and endless bottles of bubbly. Don’t get overwhelmed with traditional forms of entertaining. Instead, get creative with table centerpiece ideas that instantly capture…

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daFlores – How to Preserve Flowers

daFlores – How to Preserve Flowers

9 Easy Ways to Keep Flowers Fresh You come home from a stressful day of work, dragging your feet and yawning your way up the stairs. Before kicking off your shoes and making yourself comfortable, you spot a stunning bouquet lying on the bed. Suddenly filled with appreciation and pure, indescribable happiness, you look up to see your significant other smiling behind it. There is nothing more beautiful than a fresh bouquet of blooms chosen just for you by the…

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Celebrating the Dead on Día de Muertos

Celebrating the Dead on Día de Muertos

Okay, let’s get a few things straightened out. If you are not of Mexican heritage and wondering about the popular holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and a few other countries across the world, you may have been subjected to a few misconceptions about Dia de Muertos. Day of the Dead is not how Mexico’s inhabitants celebrate Halloween. Although October 31st is considered Todos los Santisimos, or All Hallows Eve, and is celebrated in conjunction with Dia de Muertos, the 2nd of…

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Wedding Flowers for Every Season

Wedding Flowers for Every Season

A Bride’s Guide to Wedding Flowers for Every Season The first glance; the drumming of your nervous heart as you walk down the aisle, surrounded by familiar faces; the passionate brush of your lips against theirs – there are so many moments you will remember and cherish forever at your wedding. But the anxiety-provoking anticipation and preparation often overshadow the impending feelings of euphoria, the forever matrimony of yourself and your best friend. From carefully curating a flawless menu everyone…

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daFlores – How to Make a Corsage

daFlores – How to Make a Corsage

Flower Crafts 101: How to Make a Corsage Wedding season, prom season, whatever you want to call it — spring is here, and florals are making a major statement. Not only are the gorgeous buds appearing in every spring designer line and blooming all around you, but flowers play a role in several upcoming events as well. We want to teach you how to make a corsage for the bridal party in your sister’s wedding, your daughter and her besties…

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daFlores – Flowers for Every Occasion

daFlores – Flowers for Every Occasion

Through the Laughter and the Tears — Flowers for Every Occasion Stumped on what type of gift is appropriate for a funeral? Want your partner to know you truly put thought into your V-Day present this year? Need a thank you gift that fully expresses your gratitude? Say what you really mean with flowers — for every occasion. Fresh blooms, in our humble opinion, are the best way to send a message, whether that message is heartfelt, empathetic, or even…

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Flower power for gender equality on Women’s Day

Flower power for gender equality on Women’s Day

Thanks to marching suffragettes a hundred years ago, women in the United States will be able to vote this election year. Carrie Chapman Catt would have liked to see that a woman, Hillary Clinton, is on the presidential ballot, just as Martin Luther King, Jr. would have liked to see the African-American Barack Obama get elected. Will this be the year that the nation defeats sexism in the White House, like it did with racism? International Women’s Day is on…

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Surprise that special someone living abroad with flowers from daFlores.com

Surprise that special someone living abroad with flowers from daFlores.com

Back before the instant connection offered by WhatsApp and Skype video calls, I had to wait by the mailbox to connect with my oh-so-far-away boyfriend. My hands trembled opening the envelopes. But when one day the doorbell rang and a beautiful bouquet was thrust in my hands, I thought my heart would thud out of my chest. Flowers, for me? Awww, he shouldn’t have… No girl really means that. You most definitely should send flowers. And technology makes it so…

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It’s Time to Celebrate! Flowers as Parade Decorations

It’s Time to Celebrate! Flowers as Parade Decorations

Flowers are one of the most widely-used parade decorations. It takes nearly a year to develop, design, build, and decorate a parade float, and thousands of volunteers to help put it together. Parade flowers come from every continent on Earth, except Antarctica. “Flower parades” are parades in which all the floats, vehicles, and participants are covered in flowers. Two of the most famous flower parades are the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, and la Feria de las Flores in Medellín,…

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