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Posted by Rob Cook of Nancy's Floral, Inc. on 22nd Jun 2013

When it comes to buying a bouquet for a loved one, some of us can find ourselves at a complete loss the minute we step foot into a flower shop. There are different colors and types every which way that you turn and you have no idea where to even begin. However, regardless of how confused you may be, you’re here, which means that someone means enough to you for you to venture into a place unknown, just to put a smile on their face. With that in mind, we want to make sure that you walk away with exactly what you were looking for to begin with.

With every gift, there is a certain message that goes along with it, whether intentional or not. We see it a lot with men; (sorry guys) you walk into a flower shop, look around, pick something up and say to yourself, “Yeah, these look pretty cool, she’ll like these” and then proceed on to check out. Later that night, you pick up your date and hand her the bouquet of blue delphiniums. Though she’ll most likely smile and say “thank you”, inside she’s probably wondering where she went wrong and whether or not you really like her. It seems crazy to you that a simple bouquet could provoke this train of thought, but hey, that’s the inner workings of a woman’s mind.

It’s important to educate yourself on what type of message certain colored flowers can send so that down the road, you can choose the right bouquet for your particular circumstance and avoid situations such as this. The guide below provides you with all of the information that you need the next time you head out for a few flowers. However, to make absolutely certain, always be sure to utilize the knowledge of your local Portland florist at Nancy’s Floral Inc. We’d be happy to walk you through our shop and help find the right selection for whomever that special someone may be.

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