How to Plan For Valentine's Day

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Valentine's Day is a festival that cheers love and romance. Valentine's Day is an occasion to openly express love to your beloved and what better way to do so than by means of flowers! Every year lovers use flowers as the medium to convey their feelings for their Valentine. Of all the flowers used on a Valentine's Day most commonly used Valentine's Day flower is the red Rose as this flower is traditionally recognized as the symbol of love and passion. A single perfect red rose clubbed with Baby's Breath flower is considered to a red rose by the florists and is the most sought after Valentine's Day flowers.

One of the most popular way of celebrating this festival is to go for a date with your sweetheart. Those in love start thinking about unique Valentine's Day gifts ideas days in advance to ensure a romantic and memorable time with their beloved. On the other hand, the singles who haven't got a date start registering themselves for various online and offline dating services so that they do not miss out on the fun the couples enjoy on a Valentine's Day. In case you are looking for perfect Valentine's Day gifts idea, here are some tips to inspire the creativity cells in your brain and heart !!
Other flowers that are popular on the occasion of Valentine's Day include tulips, daffodils and irises. Many people also prefer a mixed flower bouquet on Valentine's Day, as it looks colourful and attractive. Most lovers try and avoid silk or artificial flowers as nothing matches the beauty and aroma of fresh flowers. Besides it is said that fresh flowers represent the genuine feelings of love towards the recipient. No, wonder florists across the world do a roaring business on Valentine's Day.

Another unique custom of Feast of Lupercalia was the pairing of young boys and girls who otherwise lived a strictly separated lives. During the evening, all the young marriageable girls used to place a chit of their name in a big urn. Each young man used to draw out a name of a girl from the urn and became paired with that girl for the rest of the year. Quite often, the paired couple would fall in love and marry.