Inspiration for Simple, Sunny Arrangements
Nothing accessorizes summer quite like bright, beautiful flowers. We’re not just talking about your outdoor space. Summer is the season to celebrate nature with INDOOR blooms too! Now is the perfect time to brighten a loved one’s day with a simple bouquet or centerpiece. It’s also a great time to reward yourself, adding some sunny summer blooms to your home.
Summer flowers can add color, fragrance and a touch of excitement to your day. From just one or two stems, to simple posies, natural looking centerpieces or large bouquets bursting with color, summer blooms remind us to enjoy the warmer weather and the beauty of the season. “At this time of year, we’re all anxious to get outside and enjoy the outdoors,” says Anat Moshes, VP Cut Flower Sales at Danziger. “Creating simple, natural looking bouquets can be a beautiful and inexpensive way to bring the outdoors in, adding a little joy to our lives.”
After a season of dull winter hues and drizzly spring days, summer bouquets can not only brighten a room, they can boost our mood, make us feel more productive and enhance our creativity. Bright colors such as hot pinks, glowing oranges and sunny yellows can make us feel more optimistic and enthusiastic. Pale lavenders, blues and greens can promote a sense of calming tranquility.
The benefits don’t end with just visual appeal. A recent study by the University of North Florida found that receiving flowers can significantly reduce stress levels. According to research at the University’s Department of Public Heath, living with flowers can significantly alleviate daily stress. These results follow findings by other university researchers stating that flowers can make people happier, foster creativity and boost energy.
Here are a few ways to create and enjoy beautiful blooms of the season:
Group small vases, each with one or two blooms, together to create an indoor garden of color. Our Scoop® Scabiosa in fresh summer colors, like Cherry Vanilla, Tutti Frutti and Strawberry, pairs well with a few sprigs of bright green.
The bright and bold blooms of Raspberry, Cotton Candy and Marshmallow Scoop® can be gathered together to create a beautiful formal summer tablescape or more casual bouquet.
Natural looking crops can create beautiful, breezy, summer bouquets and centerpieces. The bright yellow blooms of Golden Glory® Solidago are stunning all on their own and can add texture and movement to a wildflower bouquet. It’s the perfect companion for summer sunflowers, delphinium, and daisy.
The cream-colored flowers of Romantic Glory® Solidago create the perfect filler for both natural looking and more formal bouquets. It is especially lovely when paired with blues, purples, and pinks. From beautiful pink roses and bold magenta gerbera daisies to striking blue iris and summer sky-hued hydrangea, Romantic Glory® offers an airy backdrop that makes just about any bloom that much better.
Flowers are not just for the center of your tables! They belong in just about every room of the house, adding color, scent and visual appeal. Energizing orange and vibrant red blooms can liven up your entryway, kitchen window or family room. Our QUEEN® Kalanchoe Cutflowers series is the perfect choice for unique, long-lasting arrangements. The bold colored blooms last up to three weeks with clear water throughout the vase life! Both the Red and Orange varieties look amazing on their own or paired together for simple, yet stunning arrangements.
Pastel pinks, including our Skyler™ Pink Veronica, paired with white blooms on a backdrop of green creates a calming and beautiful bouquet that is perfect for a bedroom or powder room. The soothing, natural colors can add the feel of a sweet summer breeze to any area of your home.
Skyler™ Blue Veronica, paired with rosemary stems and a few garden blooms creates the perfect kitchen window bouquet. The tall, spiky blooms add great height and color.
Summer blooms are for sharing! How are you bringing the outdoors in this season? Share your summer creations with us.