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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Anthurium flowers in 3 entirely different interiors

Anthurium flowers in 3 entirely different interiors

To demonstrate the versatility of Anthurium flowers, we asked three bloggers to incorporate them into their own unique and entirely different interiors. Read more

Decorating your home using the Flexa trend colour for 2020: Tranquil Dawn

Decorate your home using the Flexa trend colour for 2020: Tranquil Dawn

Every year, Flexa colour professionals at the Global Aesthetic Center, international design experts and architects get together to discuss the latest global trends. Read more

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.  Read 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. Read more

Flower arranging using cut Anthurium flowers: 3 ideas

Flower arranging using Anthurium flowers

No wonder that cut Anthurium flowers are perfect for use in bouquets. After all, they come in so many colours and shapes, including heart-shaped, tulip-shaped and elongated flowers. This is what makes these versatile flowers so appropriate for any theme or interior design style! Read more

A flower arrangement using cut Anthurium flowers: 3 examples

A flower arrangement using cut Anthurium flowers: 3 examples

Now autumn has arrived and we’ll to be spending more time indoors, it would be nice to have a flower arrangement on the table. Why not make it a real eye-catcher that welcomes you as soon as you step inside? Read more

Where will plants grow best?

Where will plants grow best?

When you buy a new plant, you want to make sure you give it the right care to keep it beautiful for as long as possible. But how should you do this? And where will plants grow best? Read more

Making a bouquet using cut Anthurium flowers: tips & inspiration

Have you ever made a bouquet using cut Anthurium flowers? This flower is so versatile that it lends itself perfectly for this purpose. Read more

Which plants will grow in water?

Which plants will grow in water?

You usually think of placing cut flowers in water and plants in a pot. But certain plants can also be grown in water, completely without soil! Read more

How to make plants bloom again?

How to make plants bloom again?

You’ve probably had this happen before. You buy a beautiful plant expecting it to produce lots of flowers. However, except for a few little flowers, the rest won’t open. You don’t want to throw the plant away just yet, but it doesn’t look very appealing. Fortunately, there’s a solution for this problem! Read more

How do plants absorb water?

How do plants absorb water?

How do plants absorb water? Usually, we simply take this process for granted, but have you ever wondered how it actually works? We wondered this, too, so we did a little research. Read more

Which cut flowers will last a long time?

When you buy a bunch of cut flowers, you want them to look beautiful for as long as possible. We’ve all had this happen at one time or another: we come home with a pretty bunch of flowers only to discover a few days later that they’ve already begun to wilt. What a shame! So, which cut flowers will last a long time? Read more

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. Read 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.  Read more

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. Read 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. Read more

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.  Read more

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! Read more

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. Read more

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! Read more

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. Read more

Flower Parade Rijnsburg: 10th of August

Flower Parade Rijnsburg: 10th of August

Music, show and over a hundred beautifully costumed actors. That is Flower Parade Rijnsburg! Read more

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.  Read 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.  Read more

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: Read more

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. Read 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? Read more

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. Read 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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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. Read more

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). Read more

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.  Read 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?  Read 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. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read 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. Read more

Flower Power at Keukenhof Flower Show 2019

Flower Power at Keukenhof Flower Show 2019

On 21 March 2019, the Keukenhof Flower Show will open for the 70th time. If you’re passionate about flowers and plants, you won’t want to miss a visit to Keukenhof in the Netherlands! Read more

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. Read 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. Read 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.  Read 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.  Read more

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.  Read more

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. Read 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.  Read 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.  Read more

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?  Read more

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.  Read more

How to use Anthurium fertilizer: here are some tips

Do you have a beautiful pot Anthurium that’s no longer producing that many flowers? If so, it’s probably a good idea think about a fertilizer made especially for Anthuriums since it contains essential nutrients and a rich blend of trace elements. Read more

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