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  1. How to Have a Stress Free Valentine's Day

    With Valentine's Day less than a month away, for many of us we get ourselves worked up with nagging questions like What should we get our partner? Should I get them something expensive? Would they like jewelry or chocolates? Maybe I should cook?... the questions and stress keep coming. So this Valentines' Day, follow our 6 ideas to ensure a stress free Valentine's to enjoy with your partner. 1 - Plan a Romantic Getaway One of the best ways to treat your partner, aside from the usual flattery and chocolates is to whisk them away on a romantic weekend. Perhaps they would like to visit...

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  2. Brand New Premium Freesia Bouquets

    We've gone freesia mad at Clare Florist this week, introducing not one, but two all new deluxe 40 stem freesia bouquets! Designed to accompany the Splendour Yellow Freesia Bouquet , we are proud to announce the arrival of Red Meadows and White Whispers . Undeniably eloquent, these bountiful bouquets are certain to immediately capture attention in any situation. Not only are freesia flowers inherently beautiful, they are also known for their distinctive, alluring aroma which means that these bouquets are a true feast for the senses. Both of these beauties are priced inclusive of free standard...

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  3. January Flower Offers Still Available

    As we wind towards the end of the first month of 2015, we thought we'd take this opportunity to let you know that we still have some really great value January sale offers still available here at Clare Florist. And with free standard next day delivery included with all of our bouquets, plants and flower baskets, now is the ideal time to take advantage of these offers if you are gift-shopping for any occasion. Anniversary coming up that slipped your mind? We've all been there! Luckily we offer free next day delivery as standard to save the day. Which means you can place an order for our...

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  4. New Valentine's Tulips Bouquet Available Now

    With Valentine's Day fast approaching, now is a good time to start planning a romantic gift for your sweetheart ahead of the February rush. Roses are the obvious choice if you are considering sending flowers for Valentine's Day . However, sometimes it pays not to be obvious; an unusual or unique gift can help set you apart and make you seem individualistic and original, traits which a potential sweetheart are sure to admire! For this reason, we've decided to create an exciting new arrangement especially for Valentine's Day, the Valentine's Tulips Bouquet . Boasting the finest...

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  5. Blue Flowers for Blue Monday

    According to various sources on our social media news feeds, today marks Blue Monday in the UK. This is supposedly the most depressing day of the year, a claim supposedly backed by scientific research. The more sceptical among us have probably already probed a little deeper and discovered that this claim has largely been derided as preposterous psuedoscience . The whole concept of Blue Monday is now thought to be the result of a marketing ploy by a travel company. Having said that, it is possible that the concept of Blue Monday is plausible for various reasons. The excitement of Christmas and New...

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  6. Gustave Caillebotte's Classical Flower Paintings

    Based in France in the 19th century, Gustave Caillebotte belonged to the impressionistic school of painting, although his style veered more towards realism when compared to other artists active in this group. Like many painters of his era, Caillebotte was responsible for many works of art which were influenced by nature, whether it was beautifully rendered landscapes or still lifes involving floral arrangements. Painted in 1882, Yellow Roses in a Vase is one of Caillebotte's finest artworks and is widely recognised around the world. This piece depicts a vase filled with yellow roses placed...

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  7. Valentine's Day is Coming

    As we were surfing the cyber highways of Twitter this morning, we noticed a series of hashtags which would inevitably come into frution, although we hadn't anticipated that they'd be trending quite so soon. #valentinesday, #valentine and #valentinesdayiscoming were three of the most popular as Twitter users begin hatching romantic schemes and corporate accounts step forward to suggest products and services to make the 14th of February an extra special day. Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday this year, making it ideal if you fancy a romantic weekend away somewhere. Be sure to book early...

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  8. Henri Fantin-Latour and the Endless Beauty of Roses

    Revisiting the topic of flowers in art, today's blog post will examine the rose-inspired oil paintings of French artist Henri Fantin-Latour who was active in 19th century Paris and was even mentioned in Marcel Proust's famous epic In Search of Lost Time. He was responsible for a great variety of portraits and still lifes, the latter of which included a great many flower paintings. His main inspiration was the timeless elegance and beauty of Roses , the classical flower of love and romance. Painted in 1894, Roses is one of Fantin-Latour's most distinctive works and is notable for its...

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  9. What Day is Valentine's Day in 2015?

    This year Valentines Day , the 14th of February, falls on a Saturday. Can you image how busy the shops will be with boyfriends and girlfriends buying last minute gifts for their loved ones? "I'm just popping out to pick up a few things..." As it is on a Saturday this means you can plan a whole romantic day together, such as taking your loved one out for a romantic drive, eating at a nice restaurant you both enjoy, or, weather permitting, a romantic picnic in the park! Even though it's not for another month, we think it's never too early to order flowers for Valentines, especially...

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  10. Is it too Early to Order for Valentines Day?

    Now that Christmas is over, what's next? You've guessed it, soon it will be Valentines Day, infact it's only a little over a month away! If you are in a marriage, long relationship or have only just met someone new, Valentine's Day is perhaps the most important date of the year after Birthdays for you and your partner to get together and express your feelings for one another. If the thought of Valentines Day and buying gifts is a scary one, don't worry! We here at Clare Florist have been delivering Valentines Day Bouquets and gift for over 30 years, and over the years have expanded...

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