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Decorating Your Halloween House
Oct 26, 2021

Decorating Your Halloween House

Halloween provides you with a plethora of decorating options for your own home. What better time than now to go all out with your front porch decorations? Your front porch is the first thing people notice, and accessorizing it gives your home instant curb appeal, so here are some Halloween porch decorating tips to get you in the holiday spirit:

 

Use Odd Number of Items

Interior design experts recommend grouping items in groups of three or five. An odd number of items, such as three pumpkins on your front steps, is more visually appealing than everything being in symmetrical pairs. While this does not mean you should decorate in twos (for example, two corn stalks framing your front porch), you should include some odd groupings for a more visually interesting layout.

Decorate Your Door

Too frequently, homeowners will simply hang a Halloween wreath on their front door and call it a day. They fail to recognize that their front door serves as a blank canvas for their Halloween creativity. It's a good idea to cover it in paper or creative wrapping paper as a base. From there, you can embellish your door with creative cut-outs (such as ghosts or bats), ribbons, and googly eyes to make it a part of your holiday decor.

Use Traditional Halloween Colors

Orange and black are traditional Halloween colors, and you'll see them in a variety of decorations. They are, however, not the only colors you should use on your front porch display. Using unusual colors, such as monochrome white pumpkins, is eye-catching and creative. Using deep purples, golden yellows, and burnt reds in your decorations creates a more interesting setup while remaining true to the holiday's spooky feel

Add Depth to Your Decor

The best Halloween porch decorations make use of every available space, including the ceiling. If you have a covered porch, make an optical illusion with floating bats, ghosts, or witches using fishing wire. This will add depth to your decor and make the hanging decorations come to life when the wind blows. By adding decorations to your porch's steps, front door, and ceiling, you'll be able to cover all of your bases for a complete Halloween display

Don't Forget to Add Fresh Flowers

Don't forget to add some fresh flowers to your porch decor as a finishing touch. Orange or purple mums are hardy and will add color to your Halloween arrangement, while a fresh autumn floral arrangement will look great on your patio table. Fresh flowers complement the natural feel of most Halloween decorations, which are anchored around natural elements like gourds and corn stalks.

 

 

And if you need to add a floral bouquet to the interior of your home, make sure to visit SophyCrownFlowers.

Flowers As A Gift For Scorpios
Oct 26, 2021

Flowers As A Gift For Scorpios

Scorpios are known for being commanding, passionate, spirited, and hardworking. If you have a Scorpio loved one and are unsure what to get them for their upcoming birthday, there are a few places to start.

 

Give a Suitable Gift

Scorpios are dark and mysterious, and their gifts should reflect this aspect of their personality. Gifting a set of thriller or crime novels to a loved one is sure to impress, as these types of books are right up Scorpios' alley.

Scorpios, in addition to being mysterious, enjoy standing out from the crowd. A birthday is an excellent opportunity to update your loved one's wardrobe by purchasing a stunning new jacket or a one-of-a-kind pair of boots that will leave them speechless. If you're nervous about trying to pick out clothes for your significant other, you could go the safer route and give them a gift certificate to their favorite store, but make it more special by wrapping it in a funky or unique scarf instead of a gift bag.

Consider these Scorpio Flowers

Surprising a Scorpio can be difficult, but you might be able to fool them by sending birthday flowers to their office. Scorpios, the most intense Zodiac sign, are complex, powerful, and passionate. Nothing says it better than fragrant, fiery flowers! Consider these Scorpio flowers from SophyCrownFlowers:

 

Peach Blossom

 

This scrumptious bouquet is created by a glorious medley of orange and amber blooming. It has the freshest roses, lilies, carnations, chrysanthemums and seasonal leaves carefully crafted handmade

Sweet Thoughts

 

In our gorgeous bouquet striking pinks combined with white without effort. This bouquet makes a wonderful gift of deep roses and chrysanthemums for a loved one or friend.

Creamy Dessert

 

Our bouquet is a stunning, pastel-filled collection of roses with fabulous germini, delphinium and lisianthus. All of them have been handmade by our professional florists and packaged in our custom-made packaging.

 

Looking for other Scorpio flowers to send to a loved one on their upcoming birthday? SophyCrownFlowers offers a wide range of options. Today, take a look at our bouquets.

Cyclamen: Perfect Winter Companion
Oct 23, 2021

Cyclamen: Perfect Winter Companion

Winter is when you'll find brightly colored flowering cyclamen for sale. The deep green of their leaves contrasts with the rich colors of their flowers to decorate and enliven your home. People frequently complain that their cyclamen die after a short period of time. Cyclamen, on the other hand, if properly cared for, will stay with you and bloom until March.

Cyclamen are a bright way to keep those dreary winter feelings at bay. They come in a variety of colors, including white, pink, purple, and red, with some species combining two colors. At this time of year, all cyclamen on the market are hybrids derived from the Cyclamen persicum. They despise the cold and the heat. The ideal temperature for keeping them is between 12 and 16 °C, but no higher than 20 °C. They prefer humid air and plenty of light, but not direct sunlight. The combination of these requirements makes it difficult to find an apartment that meets all of their needs.

 

 

That would be the ticket if you have a cool spot near a window. Cyclamen don't mind if you keep them in plastic, terracotta, or ceramic pots as long as the bottoms of these pots have one or more holes. They would rather not be watered from above and despise being sprayed with water. They can be watered by soaking them in stale water at room temperature for 15 minutes in a pot, bowl, or sink. However, make sure the water level is below the rim of the plant pot. And make sure they're completely dry before reinstalling them.

Because they prefer humid environments, you should ensure that they get some humidity from somewhere. You can do so by placing the cyclamen pot inside a larger, deeper pot that is partially filled with stones. Keep the stones wet to allow water to evaporate; make sure water does not reach the flower pot because cyclamen tubers rot when left in standing water. Standing the pots on stones or gravel will work just as well on a tray if you have several plants. Spraying water on cyclamen to increase air humidity is a sure way to kill the flowers.

 

 

Plant food should be used with extreme caution. The plants grow in mountainous areas that have a Mediterranean climate. They can be found in crevices and crags. They are accustomed to being deprived of nutrients. If you give them too much food, they will go leaf crazy; they will stop making flowers and produce so many leaves that they will resemble cabbages.

Cyclamen hybrids are available in three sizes: small (also known as mini), medium, and large. Your plant's size is unavoidable. If you get a small one, don't expect it to grow into a big one. Even if you talk to it every day, it won't do that for you. The advantage is that there are no unpleasant surprises, such as a giant suddenly taking up all of your apartment space.

Famous Songs About Flowers
Oct 18, 2021

Famous Songs About Flowers

Flowers are regarded by many as the world's natural works of art. When you consider how magnificent some of the world's most beautiful flowers are, it's easy to see why. This is why there are some works of art that are entirely based on one or more flowers. Flowers and art can be brought together in a variety of ways, including painting.

Music is a great way to incorporate flowers into the mix because it is also considered an artistic form of expression. To that end, there are a slew of songs out there that are either about flowers or use flowers as metaphors to convey a message. The following songs are the focus of this article:

Ace of Base – Life Is a Flower

This is yet another song about flowers, and it comes from the Swedish pop group Ace of Base. This is the same band that brought you the fantastic Dark Clouds. This song was written with the intention of focusing on the more positive aspects of life. As previously stated, the beauty of flowers is so amazing that it is frequently compared to and described as art.


Ace of Base wanted people to realize that the glass of life is not only half full, but also a beautiful glass. Flowers are included because they are known for their ability to make people smile. This is especially true for bright flowers like sunflowers, which are known for their incredibly cheerful disposition.

Seal – Kiss from a Rose

This song, which was released in the mid-1990s, is a smash hit that has sold over eight million records worldwide. Seal is a British singer who performed the song. Aside from the incredible record sales, the song has won a number of awards. Many people who were familiar with Kiss from a Rose at the time were curious about the motivation behind its creation. It's an incredibly beautiful song, so it's no surprise that fans were curious. Unfortunately, Seal never went into great detail about his motivation. Instead, he stated that the song was inspired by a relationship, which also served as inspiration for the lyrics.

This is a song that sticks with you because it was featured on the Batman soundtrack for a long time. Seal, unbelievably, did not believe in the song when he first recorded it. He was initially disappointed, but he eventually decided to have it released. The rest, as they say, is history, as the track is one of the reasons he became as famous as he did.

Bon Jovi – Bed of Roses

This song stands in stark contrast to the Hard Rock and big hair culture associated with the late 1980s, when Bon Jovi first became a household name. Bed of Roses was one of the songs on Bon Jovi's Keep the Faith album, and it was the album's best-seller. The album was released in 1992, but due to the song's success, it was released as a single the following year.

This song was just one of many that exemplified the band's more mature sound. This song is considered long by today's standards, clocking in at over six and a half minutes. Jovi was always regarded as one of the best songwriters of his generation, and this song was written in a hotel room while he was hungover and missing his wife.

Poison – Every Rose Has Its Thorn

This is a song that grew far bigger than the rock band Poison could have imagined. In fact, this is widely regarded as the band's number one hit, and the statistics back this up. Bret Michaels, the band's lead singer as well as a songwriter, is credited with writing the song.

After spending the day watching women mud wrestle for his attention, Michaels performed this song on Rock of Love to show his sensitive side. The song, which was written in a laundromat, has a country feel to it. Michael's girlfriend at the time was an exotic dancer. He dialed her number and was very upset when he heard a male voice in the background.

After writing and singing the critically acclaimed song, he went on to explain that the rose represented the band's growth. The thorn represented the idea that his continued success had an impact on his relationship. In any case, everyone can appreciate that, while the song is realistic, it is also sad.

Conclusion

Not only are flowers beautiful, but they also embody a slew of characteristics that makes them perfect representations of various feelings and happenings in the world. This is the reason that there are so many songs about flowers that you can enjoy. Even if the message isn’t entirely about the flower, there is some metaphor used that makes the flower relevant. Four of these songs were covered above, and they are known worldwide as some of the best.

 

Collection Summer & Autumn
Oct 15, 2021

Collection Summer & Autumn

The launch of our new Summer Autumn Floral Collection is something we're very excited about. Flowers available locally change with the seasons. The stunning flowers available during the summer and autumn seasons, as well as the overall atmosphere of the season, are reflected in our latest seasonal collection. We're confident you'll enjoy our new collection, which includes a variety of lively, whimsical, and colorful arrangements and bouquets. Check out the entire Summer Autumn Collection online, or scroll down to see some of our favorite picks for the season!

Shades of Autumn

Fill their day with a bouquet of mixed roses. A beautiful classic choice, mixed roses are the perfect gift to send to a friend or loved one on cold autumn days.

Rainbow Power

Everyone's going to enjoy this present. It's a vivid color kaleidoscope, ensuring that this striking hand-tied takes the center stage right away. Rosé, anthurium, gerbera and chrysanthemum, as well as many other flowers picked in a season, beautifully arranged in a vase, this is definitely the right option.

 

Autumn Glow

Send this incredibly appealing autumn arrangement to a special someone in your life! Perfect for any day of the week or a special seasonal holiday, this floral arrangement is sure to bring a smile to their face.

 

Peach Blossom

This scrumptious bouquet is created by a glorious medley of orange and amber blooming. It has the freshest roses, lilies, carnations, chrysanthemums and seasonal leaves carefully crafted handmade

 

 

If you’re looking for a great seasonal gift for a special friend or family member, take a look at our catalog. https://sophycrownflowers.ie/

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Flowers against loneliness

Flowers against loneliness

Many of us could have felt more alone in 2021 than at any other time of our lives.

We had to learn to enjoy our own company or the company of another via a mirror when the pandemic cut us off from our loved ones.

So, what can we do with it? Ok, there's no magic wand, but we think flowers are still a good way to let your friends or relatives know you're thinking about them – and that you're in the same boat.

Flowers to combat loneliness

Flowers draw people closer and can be used to deliver a greeting without having to say something. Every flower has a unique significance and can speak for itself.

It's much cooler when the gorgeous bouquet arrives as a surprise on their doorstep, ready to wow them the moment they walk in the gates. In these weird days, it's a way of reaching out that isn't through a phone to give some affection.

Here are only a few of the best flowers to combat depression, if you want to cheer someone up, bring a splash of color to their day, or say "I love you" if you can't visit.

Roses

 

Is there ever a wrong time to send a rose bouquet? No, we don't believe so. Plus, depending on the color and number of flowers you give, this ever-popular bloom can have a variety of meanings.

Give a bouquet of pink roses to reassure a friend that they are not alone. Pink roses are thought to reflect joy and appreciation. Choose only three pink roses – maybe with some greenery and gypsophila thrown in for good measure – and you're simply expressing your love for them.

Hyacinth

 

If you're feeling guilty about not communicating as much as you'd like – don't be too harsh on yourself; we're all going through the same thing! – Instead of sending a bouquet, consider sending a blue hyacinth plant. These bell-shaped blooms are said to symbolize forgiveness and are an excellent way to express regret while also showing that you care.

Hyacinths, on the other hand, only bloom in the spring, so don't wait; substitute white tulips and you'll send the same message: "I'm sorry I haven't been around lately, but I'm here for you."

Sunflowers

 

Send a bouquet of these seasonal blooms their way to brighten their day. Those classic yellow petals and fuzzy faces – which are actually made up of hundreds of smaller sunflowers! – will immediately brighten their day and let them know you care.

Send a nice note along with the bouquet to let them know you're there for them if they need anything.

Daffodils

 

 

With a cheerful bunch of daffodils delivered right to their house, add a ray of sunshine to the cold days of early spring.

These bright blooms are best sent in a larger posy and are said to symbolize fresh beginnings, making them perfect for a new or soon-to-be mother.

Let them know you're not leaving and that you're available on the other end of the phone if they have any questions.

Other ways to deal with isolation

We also have different ways of dealing with feelings of isolation. Here are some strategies to consider if you're feeling isolated:

 Reach out -A acquaintance, a family member, or a coworker. To start a conversation, reach out to someone and ask how they are or what they have been up to. It could be an email, a phone call, or simply commenting on their most recent Instagram post. Alternatively, plan a socially distant walk together where you can catch up in person.

Talk to someone you've not spoken to for a while -That old colleague, a high school acquaintance, the girl you met at the gym who asked for advice on how to use the weight machine... If things have gotten a little stale, text them and start talking again. They'll be grateful that you reached out, and you'll feel less alone as a result.

Try to plan in something social - We know we're sick of chatting with screens, but scheduling anything social, whether it's a Zoom call or a FaceTime catch-up, gives us something to anticipate. It's like going on a date with our mates, except we don't have to leave our computers. A win-win situation! Organize a flower arrangement session with your friends by clicking on the joy that flowers offer us.

Interact with your housemates-Do you live in a flat share but just say hello to the other professionals in the building? It's time to face your fears and start talking to the people you live with. Get to know each other better by chatting in the kitchen, organizing a walk together, or planning a house dinner. In the room next door, you could find a new best friend.

Get out of the house-We know it's easier said than done (especially right now), but going for a walk around the block and greeting people who pass by, or going to the store or your local cafe and striking up a conversation with the people who work there, can help.

 

Of course, it's important that we follow guidelines and preserve social distance at this point, however many of these can be enjoyed over a video call or from two meters away outside.