Taking beautiful pictures of flowers

We recently shared 6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for flower lovers: each and every one is bursting with gorgeous original flower pictures. So captivating, they could almost make you jealous! But a few tips and tricks are all you need to take your own spectacular pictures of flowers – whether they’re for an Instagram account, to send to a friend, or so you can enjoy your flowers longer yourself. Whatever the reason, these tips can get you off to a good start!

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Floral wedding trends for 2019

Floral wedding trends for 2019

It’s the flowers that really complete a wedding. Many brides carry a bridal bouquet, but this is only the beginning. After all, flowers create a beautiful background that’s perfect for capturing those special moments in pictures.  Lees meer

3 tips to help your plants survive your holidays

3 tips to help your plants survive your holidays

If you love your plants, going on holiday is always a bit of a concern. How can you help them survive while you’re away? You certainly don’t want to return to a dead urban jungle. Fortunately, you can do a number of things to avoid this. Lees meer

creating a floral wedding with Anthuriums

Here’s how to create a floral wedding with Anthurium flowers

Anthuriums as cut flowers are available in a multitude of shapes, colours and patterns. This makes them the ideal flowers for bridal decorations. Lees meer

Ton-sur-ton Anthurium bouquet with Allium

Ton-sur-ton Anthurium bouquet with Allium

Did you know that there are more than 150 different types of Anthurium? Whether you like a simple and minimalist interior or colorful and bold. There is always an Anthurium that fits your style.  Lees meer

How to make a vertical garden

Are you blessed with a balcony but one that doesn’t have room for many plants? No problem! No matter how small your balcony is, it has to have an empty wall you could use for a vertical garden! Lees meer

Where can you buy Anthurium flowers?

Where can you buy Anthurium flowers?

Anthuriums produce gorgeous and exotic cut flowers that are available all year round. They’re not limited to a certain season! And you can get them in a wide range of flower shapes and colours. Lees meer

3 tips to make even better flower arrangements

3 tips to make even better flower arrangements

Have you just discovered the wonders of flower arranging? This article already explained the basics of flower arranging, but now it’s time for some extra tips so you can become an even better flower arranger! Lees meer

Anthurium bouquet in frame of wooden discs

Anthurium bouquet in frame of wooden discs

Did you know that there are more than 150 different types of Anthurium? Whether you like a simple and minimalist interior or colorful and bold. There is always an Anthurium that fits your style. Lees meer

Where to buy anthurium flowers online?

Where to buy anthurium flowers online?

Anthuriums are available in many different sizes and varieties. Their flowers are available in many shapes and sizes: from heart shaped to tulip-shaped and elongated flowers, in both large and small-flowered varieties.  Lees meer

Is it beneficial to have plants in a bedroom?

Is it beneficial to have plants in a bedroom?

People used to think that having plants in a bedroom wasn’t such a good idea since plants release oxygen during the day but absorb it at night. Lees meer

Where can you order an Anthurium plant online?

The Anthurium flowers the whole year round, which means it’s always available. You have a choice of many different varieties and sizes: Lees meer

DIY: Make a flower crown

You’re seeing them more often these days: flower crowns. They make a beautiful hair accessory for a festival or summer party but are also a nice little craft activity during a birthday party or baby shower. Lees meer

Anthurium plants in the kitchen

Plants in the kitchen? 5 inspiring examples

If we could, we’d have plants all through the house. In the living room, of course, but also in the hall, the bedroom and the bathroom. And why not in the kitchen as well? Lees meer

Father's Day: tips for giving flowers to men

Father’s Day: tips for giving flowers to men

Father’s Day is just around the corner: Sunday 16 June. This is the day when we show one or more of the most important men in our lives how much we appreciate them. Lees meer

The most beautiful urban jungle bathrooms on Instagram

The most beautiful urban jungle bathrooms on Instagram

Since a bathroom is usually a dark and damp room, you wouldn’t usually think of adding a plant to it. Yet certain plants – like the Anthurium – actually like these conditions. These plants prefer high humidity, so they’ll feel right at home in a bathroom.

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Inspiring ideas for a colourful Anthurium bouquet

5 inspiring ideas for a colourful Anthurium bouquet

The Anthurium is extremely versatile. This exotic flower not only comes in a huge range of colours but also in various shapes: choose between heart-shaped, tulip-shaped and elongated flowers. Lees meer

striking vases that set the scene for cut anthurium flowers

5 striking vases that set the scene for cut anthurium flowers

Whereas you (hopefully) buy yourself flowers often, you probably never buy a vase. After all, once you have a number of vases, you usually don’t need a new one (and your storage space is probably full already). Lees meer

4 DIY ideas for Mother’s Day that use Anthurium flowers and plants

12 May is Mother’s Day! It’s the perfect occasion to remind your mother of just how much you appreciate her.  Lees meer

6 distinctive plant pots for your anthurium plant

6 distinctive plant pots for your Anthurium plant

Once you buy a plant, you probably put it straightaway into a plant pot that you already have and leave it at that. A pot’s a pot, right?  Lees meer

Flower arranging 2.0: How to create a beautiful bouquet

Flower arranging 2.0: How to create a beautiful bouquet

Flower arranging might seem a little tedious or old-fashioned, but it doesn’t have to be. Actually, it can be a delightful opportunity for some ‘me time’. Besides this, your flowers will both look prettier and last longer. Lees meer

3 Easter DIY projects featuring flowers and plants

3 Easter DIY projects featuring flowers and plants

Easter is almost here! This year, Easter falls on 21 and 22 April. A long lazy weekend to relax, enjoy brunch and spend time with friends and/or family. Lees meer

A colorful spring bouquet in a few steps

A colorful spring bouquet in a few steps

Every season you can add your creativity to new and colorful bouquets with Anthuriums. Let us inspire you with pictures and see how you can easily create those bouquets yourself in a few steps. Lees meer

Give your home a spring update

Give your home a spring update

Spring is here! The first rays of sunshine are peeking through the clouds and we’re all getting a case of spring fever. Now that the spring cleaning is all done, it’s time to spruce up your home with a new look – including fresh flowers and plants. Lees meer

3 ways to delight the special woman in your life on International Women’s Day

The 8th of March – International Women’s Day – is a day dedicated to women’s assertiveness and their struggle to gain equal opportunities. Lees meer

Freakebana: the latest “Ugly-Cool” style of arranging flowers

The latest trend in flower arranging is Freakebana: a modern variant of Ikebana, the Japanese minimalist art of flower arranging. Lees meer

Harvesting Elements: a style trend with a simple, sober, and sustainable approach

Last year, trend watcher Aafje Nijman presented the three style trends for 2019 that she developed together with the Flower Council Holland, Tuinbranche Nederland, and iBulb.  Lees meer

New Frontiers: rapid change, smart solutions, and sensory effects

Last year, trend watcher Aafje Nijman presented the three style trends for 2019 that she developed together with the Flower Council Holland, Tuinbranche Nederland, and iBulb.  Lees meer

Three healthy resolutions for 2019 that are also great fun

The year 2019 is not so new any more, but fortunately that doesn’t mean it’s too late for resolutions. You can make them any time you want, especially when plants are involved.  Lees meer

Heart shaped flowers for Valentine’s Day – Anthurium is worth more then a thousand words

Remember: February 14th is Valentine’s Day. The most beautiful way to show your appreciation to your loved ones is still a bunch of fresh flowers. Although February isn’t the best month for many seasonal cut flowers, the Anthurium is perfect because it is available throughout the year. And the flower has the shape of a heart. Lees meer

Soft Landing: a style trend that’s soft, inviting, and attractive

Last year, trend watcher Aafje Nijman presented the three style trends for 2019 that she developed together with the Flower Council Holland, Tuinbranche Nederland, and iBulb.  Lees meer

How to use the Pantone colour for 2019 in your home

The Pantone colour of 2019 has been chosen! Living Coral – ‘an animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone’ – has been named the colour of the year for 2019.  Lees meer

How to make a cheap bouquet look chic

How to make a cheap bouquet look chic

Sometimes you receive a bunch of flowers that you immediately know came from a supermarket or petrol station. As they say, ‘it’s the thought that counts’, but how can you turn your gift into something you’d be proud to have in your home?  Lees meer

How to help your houseplants survive the winter: 3 tips

How to help your houseplants survive the winter: 3 tips

Caring for your houseplants during the summer is not that difficult. Simply place them in a location where they will receive enough light (but not in direct sunlight) and water them about twice a week. Winter, however, makes things more difficult.  Lees meer

Inspiration for a baby's room with botanical flair

Inspiration for a baby’s room with botanical flair

Is there a baby on the way? If so, you’re probably thinking about decorating a baby’s room. One of the latest trends is the “botanical” baby’s room. But how can you create one? Lees meer

3 ways to get creative with Anthurium cut flowers

What if you receive flowers but don’t have an empty vase to put them in? No problem: make use of this occasion to try something new for a change. Lees meer

5 must-have plant books for every plant lover

Whether you’re a diehard plant lover or you’ve just discovered your green fingers, it’s always nice to read about plants, gather new ideas and imagine adding even more plants to your home. Lees meer

Good reasons to have more plants on your desk

Did you know that houseplants not only add oxygen to the air but that some of them – like the anthurium – can also purify the air?  Lees meer

4 nice gifts for flower lovers

With Christmas coming up, it’s once again time to start thinking about gifts. And that isn’t always easy! Especially if you want your gift to be original, personal and genuinely appreciated.  Lees meer

December 2018: Anthurium Houseplant of the Month

Powerful appearance, attractive to see and timelessly beautiful: the Anthurium is the kind of roommate that you’ll never get bored of! An exotic plant with her shiny leaves and colored bract, that bring back both a classic and a modern interior to life. Lees meer

Creating a beautiful autumn bouquet yourself: some pointers

Creating a beautiful autumn bouquet yourself: tips and tricks

Now that the days are getting shorter and it’s colder outside, we’re spending more time indoors. A good reason to make your indoor environment even more inviting! Lees meer

6 distinctive plant pots for your anthurium plant

Give any room a colourful exotic look by introducing plants to brighten up the autumn season

It’s easy to make your own unique exotic still life. Simply put a number of gorgeous anthurium plants in different pots and then arrange them together on a pretty cabinet. Lees meer

These little works of art from the world of nature will give any room a colourful exotic look

These little works of art from the world of nature will give any room a colourful exotic look

It’s easy to make your own unique exotic still life. Simply place a number of gorgeous anthurium stems in different vases and then arrange them together on a table. Or create an upright bouquet made from colourful anthuriums in a bowl.  Lees meer

Here are the various colours of Anthuriums as cut flowers and plants

Anthuriums are available in many different sizes and varieties. You can buy them as pot plants or cut flowers in large or small-flowered varieties. Their flowers also vary in shape: choose from heart-shaped, tulip-shaped or elongated flowers.  Lees meer

The Wunderkammer

Experience the autumn with anthuriums at the new multi-sensory event by The Wunderkammer

Florists and stylist collective The Wunderkammer has been recognized for the last ten years by their Shop for a Weeks in Amsterdam and after the twentieth edition last May, they introduce new experience concept in November 2018 PRESERVED: Saving Beauty.  Lees meer

5 reasons to buy flowers for your own enjoyment

Most of us don’t really need a reason to buy flowers just for ourselves. So why is it that we don’t do this very often? Yes: why not? After all, it’s a very easy and relatively inexpensive way to give yourself a little treat. Lees meer

6 beautiful ways to display your plants

You simply used to put a plant in a planter, and that was it. Today, there are so many great ways to display your plants that an ‘ordinary’ planter could look pretty boring indeed. Lees meer

Decorating your home using the Flexa trend colour for 2019: Spiced Honey

Decorating your home using the Flexa trend colour for 2019: Spiced Honey

Every year, the colour professionals at the Flexa ColorLab meet with trend watchers who keep an eye on design and social developments. Together, they select the Flexa Colour of the Year. For 2019, this colour is: Spiced Honey. Lees meer

3 tips to make your summer last even longer

Are you like so many of us who just aren’t ready to say goodbye to summer? With autumn just around the corner, it’s almost impossible to avoid. But you can make summer last a little longer inside by making a few changes there! Here are some ideas to do just that. Lees meer

create a mini urban jungle in your home

How to create a mini urban jungle in your home

Anyone who loves plants will tell you that you just can’t have enough of them. But where can you find space to display them all to perfection? This is where we come in: here’s a suggestion on how to create a mini urban jungle in your own home! All it takes is a few tips and tricks. Lees meer

5 nifty plant stands for under €30

5 nifty plant stands for under €30

If you have lots of houseplants, it’s nice to display them in various ways and places. You could place them on a little stool, a bench or a shelf, but what about a plant stand? Lees meer

Make your own underwater flower arrangements

Make your own underwater flower arrangements

Sometimes we come across such original ideas that we just have to share them! Like this nice DIY project we saw at Happy Monday Blog, in which they wrote about underwater flower arrangements. And three guesses: which flower would be the best choice? This article tells how you can maken your own underwater flower arrangements. Lees meer

3 reasons to have more flowers at the office

3 reasons to have more flowers at the office

Flowers make you happier, less stressed and more relaxed. They also have a beneficial effect on communication and employee satisfaction at the office. Enough reasons, you might say, to have more flowers at the office. This article explains exactly how this works. Lees meer

5 plants for a better night's sleep

5 plants for a better night’s sleep

More and more people are suffering from sleeping problems. There are various reasons for this, of course, but have you ever considered the air quality in your bedroom? Lees meer

Style trend Romance 3.0: decadence, flowers and plants

Style trend Romance 3.0: decadence, flowers and plants

Last year, the Tuinbranche Nederland, the Branchevereniging VHG, iBulb and Flower Council Holland consulted trend watcher Aafje Nijman to present three style trends for 2018: ‘Punk Rebooted’, ‘Re-assemble’ and ‘Romance 3.0’.  Lees meer

Re-assemble: a style trend with lots of colour and creative contrasts

Re-assemble: a style trend with lots of colour and creative contrasts

Last year, the Tuinbranche Nederland, the Branchevereniging VHG, iBulb and Flower Council Holland consulted trend watcher Aafje Nijman to present three style trends for 2018: ‘Punk Rebooted’, ‘Re-assemble’ and ‘Romance 3.0’. Lees meer

Punk Rebooted: a style trend that breaks the rules and catches the eye

Last year, the Tuinbranche Nederland, the Branchevereniging VHG, iBulb and Flower Council Holland consulted trend watcher Aafje Nijman to present three style trends for 2018: ‘Punk Rebooted’, ‘Re-assemble’ and ‘Romance 3.0’.  Lees meer

Taking beautiful pictures of flowers

Taking beautiful pictures of flowers

We recently shared 6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for flower lovers: each and every one is bursting with gorgeous original flower pictures. So captivating, they could almost make you jealous! Lees meer

Looking for greenspiration? Here are 6 great blogs about houseplants

Sometimes, ideas just don’t easily come to mind. You want a room to look different, but where to start? Consider plants as a solution. Lees meer

How to create an urban jungle in your bathroom

How to create an urban jungle in your bathroom

The urban jungle trend was a big hit in 2017 but it’s still going strong in 2018. You see it particularly in living rooms because that’s where you usually spend most of your time and can enjoy it most. But have you ever thought of turning your bathroom into an urban jungle? Lees meer

How to use flowers to wrap gifts beautifully

How to use flowers to wrap gifts beautifully

A gift is always that bit nicer when it’s beautifully wrapped. That’s how you make sure that giving it is just as much a surprise as unwrapping it. Use flowers for example: they give instant joy. Lees meer

3 reasons why flowers always make women happy

3 reasons why flowers always make women happy

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, a lot of children are wondering what to buy for their mothers. We say: don’t make it too difficult for yourself, and surprise her with a pretty bouquet! Lees meer

With these plants you bring spring into the house

Now that spring has begun, the sun begins to show itself more often. Wonderful! We are well and truly ready to venture outside without a jacket, put on our sunglasses and grab a seat on a terrace. Lees meer

An Easter brunch with lots of flowers: 4 tips to set an inviting table

The Easter holidays come early this year: on 1 and 2 April! A perfect time to spend quality time with friends and/or family. All of you around the table loaded with wonderful food and enjoying each other’s company: these are the ingredients for a wonderful long weekend. Lees meer

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for flower lovers

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for flower lovers

Instagram has many communities of people who share the same interests. Plants are one of them, but flowers are right up there as well! Could you use a little #flowerinspiration? Here are six Instagram accounts for flower lovers.  Lees meer

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for plant lovers

6 Instagram accounts full of inspiration for plant lovers

Instagram is the perfect place to get lost for hours as you scroll through all those beautiful pictures. Here you can find lots of large communities made up of people who have the same interests. Plants are one of them. Could you use a little #plantspiration? Here are six Instagram accounts for plant lovers. Lees meer

4 gifts that will make anyone who loves plants happy

4 gifts that will make anyone who loves plants happy

What do you buy as a birthday gift for someone who loves plants? A plant, but their house is probably already full of them. Fortunately, there are plenty of other plant-related gifts around! Here are some of them – things that every plant lover will also be very pleased to receive. Lees meer

4 reasons why the anthurium makes the ultimate flower or plant for Valentine's Day

4 reasons why the anthurium makes the ultimate flower or plant for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, the day on which we have 24 hours to show how much we appreciate the ones we love. There could be no other flower more associated with this day than the rose. But….did you know that the anthurium is absolutely perfect for showing your love on Valentine’s Day? Lees meer

What should I do if my anthurium plant is producing green flowers?

These plants provide cleaner and fresher air in your home

Did you know that houseplants not only add oxygen to the air and make a room look more inviting but that some of them can also purify the air? Lees meer

Home decorating tips: how to use anthurium plants

Home decorating tips: how to use anthurium plants

Who could imagine a home without plants? They make any room more inviting, and they’re also good for your health. Plenty of reasons, therefore, to have plants in your home. Lees meer

6 manieren om de Pantone trendkleur van 2018 in je interieur te verwerken

6 ways to use the Pantone trend colour of 2018 in your home

Every year, the Pantone Color Institute announces its trend colour of the year; for 2018, this is Ultra Violet. This vibrant colour will undoubtedly be showing up frequently this year in fashions, make-up and home decor. Lees meer

5 anthurium gift-giving days to note on your calendar

Of course, we give presents on Valentine’s Day, Christmas or a birthday. But on these moments it’s pretty much expected. Sometimes it is nice to surprise someone with a gift on a day when they don’t expect it at all. Lees meer

Good-bye Christmas tree, hello Anthurium pot plant!

It’s hard to get used to not having a Christmas tree in your home anymore. That place where the tree and all its pretty decorations stood is now a big empty spot. But don’t fret: there are enough ways to fill it up. Here are just a few. Lees meer

Christmas decoration with anthurium

4 ideas for incorporating anthuriums in Christmas decorations

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings.  Lees meer

Trend: a botanical Christmas decoration using anthuriums

Trend: a botanical Christmas decoration using anthuriums

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings.  Lees meer

Good-bye Christmas tree, hello Anthurium pot plant!

Use the anthurium in a unique and colorful Christmas wreath

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings. Lees meer

3x the Anthurium like you have never seen before

3x the Anthurium like you have never seen before

Anthuriums are available in many different sizes, shapes and colours. You can buy them as pot plants or cut flowers in large or small-flowering varieties. Their flowers also vary in shape: choose from heart-shaped, tulip-shaped or elongated flowers. Lees meer

Use anthuriums to set your Christmas dinner table

Use anthuriums to set your Christmas dinner table

December is the month to get together with friends and family for more elaborate dining. Using anthuriums is an easy way to add a special touch to these gatherings. Lees meer

No tropical bouquet is complete without Anthuriums

When we think of summer, we think of clear blue skies, bright sunshine, cheerful colours and all the flowers in bloom. Whether we take off for somewhere warm or prefer to go camping in our own country, we all want to make the most of our holidays and recapture that summer feeling for as long as possible. And what’s better than tropical flowers for holding onto that summer mood? Lees meer

Get more out of your plant

Your plant looks good on the windowsill, but there are so many ways of doing more with plants in your interior. Here are a number of interesting tips about plants in the home. The possibilities are endless and for that you really don’t need to have green fingers! Lees meer

Bringing ‘City jungle’ to your home with blue Anthuriums

No matter whether it is clothing, household appliances, flowers or plants, trendwatcher Sandra Könings always adds a personal touch – always looking for ways to make products more beautiful.  Lees meer

Anthuriums bring back the peace of the past

From London to Paris, trendwatcher Alex Speelman is seeing a significant number of interiors and fashion stores that are making extensive use of plants for their styling again. And Anthuriums are thereby doing well as a ‘bringer of peace’. Lees meer

Stylist Elize Eveleens’ remarkable bond with Anthuriums

Stylist Elize Eveleens has had innumerable quantities of flowers and plants in front of her lens for her work. But these two photographs with Anthuriums are amongst her personal favourites. Lees meer

The revival of the Anthurium: from elegant to cool

Floral designer Klaus Wagener is fascinated by the anthurium’s versatility. Design and trends are his business. Lees meer

Wildernis shows how well anthuriums fit into their range and interior

The new houseplant and urban garden shop Wildernis shows how well anthuriums fit into their range and interior.  Lees meer