Every once in a while, something comes into our lives and changes everything. Our perspective, general sense of purpose and even the food that we normally eat will change in that one moment. Having a newborn in the house is one of those moments. With such an important moment in one’s life, we often send flowers in celebration of the moment. Flowers are ideal because they are vibrant, giving a whirl of bright optimism to the recipient. However it is also great for the recipient to slow down there and then and appreciate the joy of the moment.
Is a bouquet of flowers the best gift for new mums? For
Here are 5 things you should not mess up when buying a flower gift for a new mom.
Getting the gender wrong
The gender of the baby is not as important as we are made to believe. Gone are the days where blue is for boys and pink is for girls. Going by that color scheme may even get you in trouble if the recipient has something against gender stereotype. However, it’s not just about the stereotype. Imagine having a baby boy and getting your room filled with a sea of blue flowers and hampers. A bit of an overkill
Buying flowers the mom is allergic to
We really don’t care how beautiful the flowers will be if the recipient is allergic or has severe sinus issues. If you know the recipient has a sinus condition, please do not buy flowers. The situation is less grim of course if the allergy is flower specific. The reason why we try not to delivery flower gifts in such situations is
Choosing a flower bouquet
Please do not buy a flower bouquet for a new mom. Ironic isn’t it. A flower shop telling you not to buy a bouquet of flowers. However, the reason is
Choosing low-quality blooms
We are not saying that you have to
Some may say that you have to go for gerberas rather than carnations or the weaker flowers. There is truth in that but some clients just dun like gerberas for some reason. If you are serious about getting carnations, try the
Sending at the wrong time
It’s unfortunate but sometimes deliveries are not as smooth as we hope for. It will be awkward and inappropriate to send bouquets ether during delivery when everyone is anxious or when the newborn is still receiving close medical attention.