Liven up your life this Autumn!

The Autumn season for most people is always associated with melancholy, as the chill of winter is approaching fast on the horizon, the skies turn grey and a lot of people turn inward, both physically and mentally.

There is nothing worse than a dark, grim winter to make you feel all gloomy. However, we have spotted a wonderful competition from Flowers Direct that will brighten up your day.

The lovely people at Flowers Direct are giving away 4 x £50 Flowers Direct vouchers presenting you with the chance to win a gorgeous bunch of flowers that you can use to add colour to your living room or as a gift for a loved one (or someone you hope will become a loved one!)

For your chance to win all you need to do is head over to Flowers Direct on Google+ , pop them in your circle and +1 one of their posts. Easy peasy!

Good luck! Don’t forget, if you are lucky enough to win, remember to shout that you heard about the competition here on Joy’s Flair.

autumn cheer
Bring Autumnal cheer to alleviate winter blues through giving bouquet of flowers.


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Flowers From Around the World

Flowers have been cultivated and adored by humans for thousands of years.

Their beauty has been so appreciated that they are used to decorate all of the most important celebrations in life. There are some flowers that have gained more significance through their symbolism or through reference within literature and other cultural narrations.

Here is a list of some of the blooms from around the world considered most beautiful by humans:

cherry blossoms
photo by: orca owl at picasaweb

Cherry Blossom – These delicate blooms are synonymous with the Far East and the beauty of the cultures that can be found there. Cherry blossoms have been cultivated within western society and can be ordered from all specialist flower stores such as Interflora. The fact that cherry blossoms bloom in early spring only further reflects their gentle and elusive nature.   Continue reading “Flowers From Around the World”

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