Say it with Flowers

Good afternoon and welcome to Abode. Today to brighten up another cold January day, we thought we’d feature some flower therapy to help create a happy home and keep you looking forward to spring…

We’ve listed six ways flowers and plants can increase your wellbeing and add to your home decor in the process. Why not head to your local florist and use our guide to customise your own perfect bouquet?


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Chrysanthemums can help to improve your mood. They come in a wide variety of colours and have a defined petal structure that can add a feeling of softness to a room.


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Snake Plants are ideal for people who are looking for longevity. They are great for purifying the air and can also increase productivity, making them very well suited to a home office or study area.


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Lisianthus can evoke inspiration and creativity. They are delicate in structure and are just as lovely in bud as they are in bloom, just like great ideas. We love these in white, but they can also be found in a delicate lilac colour.


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Jasmine is a beautifully ornate flower that not only adds an elegant style to your room, it also aids restful sleep, making it very well suited to a bouquet in a bedroom.


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Perhaps the most useful flowers on the list are Calendulas. These flowers are excellent at preventing illness. They have antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal properties to help protect your home from winter colds.


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To end our flower therapy post we want to mention the benefit of gifting flowers. Receiving a surprise bunch of flowers from a loved one or friend does wonders for your mood. So why not arrange a bouquet to give to someone special, just because - you never know, you might receive one in return!

We hope you have enjoyed our article today, we’ll be back next week when January is at a close! In the meantime, if you’d like to getting touch, please use the following link:

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