The holiday season of Christmas and New Year is over. Everybody is already back to the usual daily life. We are now in the middle of winter season and the spring season is coming soon. There are many couples who are going to marry in the spring. If you love flowers and like floral arrangements, now is a good time to start learning floral designs so that you can earn skills to make floral gifts for your friend (or family member) who is going to marry soon.
Not only for marriage gift but also for many other kinds of occasions, you can make floral gifts such as the time of visiting your friend’s home, being invited to the party, birthday gift or just showing your love to your friend etc etc. Once you have earned the skill of making any of the under mentioned floral arrangements, you can make the best use of such skill to make a floral gift for various occasions.
Centerpiece is a floral design which is displayed as a table arrangement and this can be used for making the home decoration or office display placed on a reception counter etc. You can, of course, bring this centerpiece arrangement whenever you visit your friend’s home.
Another type of decoration is a wreath. There are two types of wreaths. One is a garland type that is hung around the neck like a necklace or lei in Hawaii. Another one is door or wall mounted wreath which is good for decorating the living room by hanging over the mantel of a fireplace or on the front door of your home. Buy a plain wreath at a craft shop (or flower market) and place various ornaments you like such as greeneries, flowers and glitters whatsoever. You can use this wall mounted type wreath when decorating the chairs in a dining room as well at the time of home party for instance. You may also know the easel mounted wreath which is often displayed at parties or ceremonies. Above mentioned garland type and wall mounted type of wreath can be used as a floral gift as well. Bring such wreath as a unique floral gift to the home of your friend who invited you to a party.
Flower decorated gift box can be used when giving a romance gift to your boyfriend. You can buy a plain gift box to make floral decoration on the box in which you put whatever kind of gift you like together with a letter you want him to read. Giving a present to your friend in this way definitely makes a bigger impact to your friend than a regular way of gift presentation. He must be pretty impressed with your creative gift.
Making a basket flower arrangement is also popular to make your friend happy. You can buy plain basket at a craft shop . Make a choice of seasonal flowers which can be placed in the box . If you like you can put some other items such as fruits as well in the gift box.
It usually takes lots of time to make bouquets. There are several types of bouquets among which hand-tied round bouquet and cascade type bouquet are pretty well known. These are usually used at weddings where they are held by brides, which remarkably enhances the beauty of brides. Therefore this is a mandatory item for weddings. It is a good idea for you to make a bouquet yourself and give it to your friend who is married.
To summarize floral gifts there are several types you can make for your friends as stated below. Make a choice of your most favorite one and start learning to make it yourself.
Centerpiece decoration: This is a table arrangement which can be used for a variety of occasions.
Wreath: Garland type or wall mounted type. Both can be used as a floral gift.
Basket flower arrangement: This is commonly used at weddings as well as floral gift.
Gift box floral arrangement: Box itself is decorated with flowers. You can put your gift in the box.
Bouquet: Wedding bouquet is held by a bride. This can be given to your friend as a floral gift.
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