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If you are buying flowers for a new baby to serve as the centerpiece at the shower, it is important that you choose wisely. Before selecting the arrangement take not of the area where the piece will be placed. Where will the arrangement sit? How large is the table where the flowers will sit? What colors are being used in the room where the arrangement will be placed?
Select an arrangement that makes sense, is proportional, and will go with the color scheme. In addition, remember that the arrangement is likely to go in the middle of a table that people will be seated around. Choose one that is not too tall or full—you don't want people straining to see over or past the centerpiece.
What should you bring to a baby shower? In addition to a new baby gift for that mommy to be why not get a little something for the hostess? Putting a baby shower together is hard work. And, with all the planning and orchestrating the hostess with the mostess deserves a little something. To show your appreciation, order a beautiful flower arrangement to be delivered to the hostess' home.
If you can't decide on the type of flowers to be used in the bouquet, think about a great potted plant—it will last longer. If you want to get her something really nice, collect cash from all of the invitees ahead of time and buy her something more expensive.
Get a new baby boy headed down the right road with an adorable flower arrangement masculine enough to greet that new little man.
While we all realize that baby flower arrangements are really congratulatory presents for the new parents, it's nice to send one that includes a toy for the new child. Adding a toy or a stuffed animal with the flowers is a good idea, but if that's not your style try these:
Honor the birth of a new family addition with new baby boy or new baby girl flowers. If you want to give a floral arrangement to celebrate a child's birth, choose one with vivid colors. Remember that it's not necessary to pick pink or blue.
Of course, popular arrangement color choices include blue for boys and pink for girls. However, don't limit yourself to the stereotypical color selections. Bright colored flowers coupled with a plush teddy and some congratulatory balloons will get your message across loud in clear.
Are you looking for a new baby gift? If you want to be original and avoid giving the stereotypical rattle or bootie and bonnet set, think about giving a floral arrangement. The beauty of a good baby shower floral arrangement is that it can double as the centerpiece for the baby shower.
Before you select an arrangement for a baby shower, make sure you find out what the theme of the shower is. Selecting an arrangement that is consistent with the shower's theme will make the hostess' decorating job a lot easier. In addition, it will make a fantastic memento for the mom-to-be that will remind her of the event.
If you want to give new baby flowers as a shower gift, go with a centerpiece or large arrangement. There are countless options available online or at your local florist, many of which contain baby items.
When choosing the flowers for the arrangement, choosing flowers that are in season is always a good idea. Flowers of the season are less expensive as they are readily available. Additionally, seasonal flowers are likely to be fresh. If you opt for artificial flowers, some choices include, chocolate flowers, plastic flowers, light-up roses, or silk flowers.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|