The chrysanthemum is the November birth flower. Chrysanthemums were first cultivated in China many centuries ago, and have appeared in ancient Chinese writings since 15th century BC. The Chinese used the chrysanthemum as an herbal remedy for various ailments such as headache relief, reducing blood pressure and as an anti-inflammatory. read more
Comforting someone who is grieving is not an easy task. While there is nothing you can do that can take their pain away, there are some ways that you can help to lessen it. Expressing your sympathy through cards or letters is one way to provide comfort and peace of mind to someone who is mourning. However, finding the right words is tricky and deciding what to write in a condolence card can be difficult.
Being kind not only has a direct effect on others, but it has a positive impact on yourself as well. Everybody can use a little bit of kindness in their life, and with World Kindness Day right around the corner, it is about time to start spreading the love. Kindness starts with you and with kindness quotes, it’s easy to spread a little love.
Whether you live where there is snow or where there is sand, there is something to be said about winter weddings. Not only does winter give us an excuse to cuddle up with our loved ones, but it also reminds us why we are thankful for them. It is one of the most romantic seasons of the year and a great time to plan your wedding. read more
Step up your decor game by creating your own hanging centerpiece! They are exciting, unique and extremely fun to make! Not only do they make for a wonderful decor element, but they save space on your table for other fun fall decorations. In just four easy steps, you can create an eye-catching centerpiece that will leave your guests in awe. read more
Influenced by our fall 2017 color palette, we are giving you Autumn inspiration with a natural twist. The florals featured in these mood boards are inspired by natural colors and are presented in an array of earthy neutrals, paired with bold color statements and patterns. This year’s colors include: Amber and Flame, Fig and Chestnut and Indigo and Persimmon. read more
Succulents are now seen in everything from boutonnieres to hanging planters. They are a trend that is taking over not just gardens, but wedding and home decor as well. Succulents are a type of plant that thrives in dry climates. Most succulents come from areas in Africa or Central America where it is hot and there is little humidity. Because they store water in their leaves,they can withstand long hours in the sun and little watering. read more
Wedding table numbers are a necessary element to every wedding. Because they guide guests to their correct seats, it is important that they are legible and noticeable. However, just because table numbers are fundamental, does not mean they have to be boring! There are several wedding table number ideas that you can choose from to take your wedding decor to the next level. read more