Christmas Floral Decoration
Floral decoration is very common for celebrating the happiest moments of life, especially while celebrating festivals like Christmas. People celebrating Christmas, decorate their homes and public places with flowers and many other items which bring beauty to the decoration and joy to those participating in the festive celebration of Christmas.
The custom or tradition of decorating homes with Poinsettias, holly, ivy, mistletoe and other evergreens date back to the time when these plants were believed to have magical powers. Today, these Christmas flowers still hold the magic of transforming homes into a holiday heaven.
Plant and floral materials are customarily arranged in containers, woven into garlands, and worn or carried for personal adornment. Flower bouquets that are carried on this great holiday include the nosegays and corsages.
The Christmas flowers are decorated in different styles based on the preferences of the participating members. Some flowers are decorated on the front door of the house. Some flowers are decorated on the Christmas tree, some on the walls of the living rooms, some as floral table center-pieces, and so forth. Floral decorations also find a place in decorating churches.
Christmas gift baskets, with fruits and flowers, are popular gifts on the eve of Christmas. These gift baskets are also wonderful additions to the decor of homes as well as offices. Buy this colorful gift basket either to decorate your home or office. This beautiful Christmas gift basket can be a great gift for your beloved.
Flowers Used in Christmas Decorations
The traditional Christmas flowers are Poinsettias and Ivies. The Christmas cactus is also equally valued. Nowadays, along with these traditional flowers, floral arrangements which have flowers like carnations, roses etc., are also found. The tradition of hanging of greens such as holly and ivy is a British winter tradition which started before the Christian era.
Potted plants of Poinsettias and Christmas Cactus find a special place in Christmas decorations. The patios, windows and all other possible areas of the house are filled with these colorful plants with beautiful blooms. Brightly colored, mostly red, Poinsettia provides effective color in home decor during and after the holiday season. Order a Poinsettia plant now and add color to the decor or give it as a gift to share your joy of Christmas.
The Christmas wreath is the most common decoration during the Christmas season. They are very much used as welcome wreaths for the main doors to welcome the guests invited for the Christmas dinner. Christmas wreaths are also used as indoor decorations. These floral wreaths are usually red and green to suit the theme of the festive occasion. We can also see various types of Christmas wreaths like artificial wreaths, fiber optic wreaths, silk Christmas wreaths, dried Christmas wreaths etc. The Christmas wreath, hung on the front door, extends a warm welcome to the guests and a special greeting to all who pass by.
Facts About Christmas flowers in history
- Christmas Wreaths and flowers used as hanging decorations were there from the mid-15th century.
- Christmas wreaths and flowers placed on doors symbolized a friendly welcome to those who entered during the mid-1800s.
- Wreaths and Christmas trees and flowers which are made from plastic were introduced in the early 1900s.