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Why Contemporary Flowers Are Back in Fashion

Jul 22, 2008
Contemporary flowers bring a whole new exciting perspective to flower designs. The funky trendy arrangements are works of art in their own right. Contemporary inventive designs by skilled florists can be used for sending flowers for any occasion, aimed at the increasing demand from young adventurous people who wish to move away from the classical designs. With the flower industry in the UK importing exotic and tropical flowers and foliages there is infinitive scope to design concepts.

South African protea, gerbera and leucospermumin subtle tones of rich pinks and oranges combined with folded pandanas leaves in a simple hand-tied design is an unusual arrangement which would be suitable for any occasion. Striking bouquets made from tropical red heliconia flowers in a variation of sizes and interspersed with tropical palm leaves are flamboyant and chic. Muted creamy Cala lilies with intricately placed foliage can be produced to make a real personal statement.

Bird of Paradise flowers with their striking blue and orange colours artistically placed in a trendy vase and simply complimented with a single gerbera in the same burnt orange is remarkably stunning.

The most delicate of pink hues found in oriental lilies displayed in a clear circular vase and woven with steel grass is so breathtaking anyone receiving such a design will be blown away, the contemporary design blends timelessly in any style of home.

Compact contemporary designs made to sit on coffee tables or shelving units arranged in deep coloured stylish vases have maximum impact when packed with white roses and steel colours. Stunning bouquets comprising of clusters of the brightest yellow roses and separate clusters of fragrant blue hyacinths divided by folded banana leaves is exquisitely elegant.

Contemporary flowers are being increasingly used in hotels and businesses by adding opulence to foyers in the most fashionable designs and arrangements. Large vibrant tropical flowers and spiky foliages create an impressive eye catching display. The taller sunflowers that may be overwhelming in a small home can be used on their own or mixed with tropical flowers in a dazzling contrasting colour such as the deep red of the heart-shaped antirrhinum to provide a feast of colour to the eyes.

Designers of contemporary collections often combine flowers with fruits to make their arrangements good enough to eat, an abundance of fragrant sweet peas displayed in a vase full of strawberries give a terrific look to any summer dinner party. Slices of limes and lemons work wonderfully with white roses to give a clean crisp effect. Miniature trees, stripped of their leaves and replaced by single heads of pastel shades of asters provide an interesting focal point for a large room.

With the massive increase of women sending flowers to men is enabling contemporary flower designs to be accepted probably more readily than a traditional style bouquet . Deep jewelled tones combined with deep green foliage provides a supernatural, bewitching, dark and sexy effect which any man, irrespective of age, will be charmed to receive.
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Flowers Direct are UK flower delivery experts, specializing in flowers for all occasions. Funeral flowers, birthday flowers, calla lilies, all for UK flower delivery.
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