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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Carmen

Carmen shows you all the things you can do with plants and flowers in the home. The possibilities are endless and for that you really don’t need to have green fingers!

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Barbara

This creative all-rounder writes about the most interesting, most inspiring sustainable ideas with flowers and plants: from decorating your own vases with the children to hanging plants in the kitchen. All about green issues, and easy reading.

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Peter

As a passionate modern nurseryman Peter has a clear vision of what durable cultivation should be. His passion comes out in his blog when telling about the origin of the Anthurium, how to give the best care and the vast assortment.

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Hetty

Hetty is the Anthurium ambassador. All the flowers and plants in Hetty’s home are in perfect condition. How does she do that? Hetty reveals her secrets and shares the best care tips and tricks.

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Jordy

Cheerful, passionate, ambitious and always in search of interesting events and forms of recreation; that’s Jordy in a nutshell. As far as he’s concerned there will be no shops or restaurants in the near future without plants or flowers. This growing trend makes him very happy.

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Bob

This creative guy with his infectious enthusiasm has turned his passion into his work. Right from a young age Bob was passionate about plants and flowers; and he’s now been the owner of a flower shop for more than 15 years.

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3 tips to make your summer last even longer

Are you not 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. (more…)

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.  (more…)

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. (more…)

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.  (more…)

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? (more…)

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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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). (more…)

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?  (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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.  (more…)

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.  (more…)

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.  (more…)

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.  (more…)

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? (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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? (more…)

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. (more…)

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’.  (more…)

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’. (more…)

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’.  (more…)

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! (more…)

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? (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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.  (more…)

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.  (more…)

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! (more…)

Anthurium June houseplant of the month

The anthurium is the houseplant of the month for June. Thus rugged, strong plant with its stylish air is attractive to look at and has a timeless beauty: the anthurium is the sort of housemate you can never get enough of!
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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.  (more…)

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’. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

Carmen blogs about interior trends with flowers and plants

Carmen has three great passions in life; writing, photography and interior design.  So it comes as no surprise to discover that she travels all over the world seeking inspiration in the field of living and interior design trends. (more…)