An Etiquette Primer for Attending Your First Korean Funeral (in America)

If you have to attend the funeral of Korean individual, then it’s important that you understand some of the unique etiquette issues that are involved in Korean funeral services. You don’t want to show up unprepared or, worse, commit a breach of etiquette (such as having red flowers delivered). So, this brief guide will help you with the basics of the Korean funeral. Dress Appropriately Dress as you would for most funerals. This means a black or dark colored suit for men, and dark suits or dresses for women. If you’ve never...

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Themed Birthday Bouquet Ideas

If you want to send a friend or loved a bouquet of flowers on his or her birthday but think it’s not creative enough, think again. With a little forethought, you can help your florist design a one-of-a-kind themed floral arrangement that the recipient will love. To create the most thoughtful gift, consider the celebrant’s interests, hobbies and even favorite colors. If you can, include a few elements in the bouquet, or choose a nice vase that the recipient can save keep after the flowers have died. If you’re short on time...

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Sending Get-Well Bouquets: What To Know Before Shipping Flowers To A Friend In The Hospital

A bright, bountiful vase of flowers is a wonderful gift for anyone to receive. The beauty of flowers and their lovely scent make them one of the most popular gifts for anniversaries, birthdays and many other occasions. When someone is recuperating in the hospital, many people choose this gift to help brighten the often gloomy or bland hospital decor. While most people will appreciate the thought, there are some reasons why a bouquet, or at least certain flowers, are not appreciated. Here is what to know about get-well flower gifts and how to...

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