Monday, January 28, 2013

Closeup of a Red Carnation – January's Birth Flower

As we wind down the final days of January, it seemed appropriate to bid farewell to this month's flower. Our featured photo this week is a closeup of a lovely red carnation, symbol of worthy desires and approval. I also found some fun facts about the 'birth' flower for the first month of the year on this site: Whispering Worlds Birth Flowers

Monday, January 21, 2013

The Orchid — a Tropical Beauty

For the featured flower photo this week, I decided to take an example from iCLIPART.com's New This Month category.  The beauty of the tropics comes to winter in this lovely photo of an exotic orchid on a petal-pink background.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Photo of Man Saying I'm Sorry With Flowers

Flowers don't just brighten our world, indoors and out, they convey a number of messages and meanings.  The one of love and romance may be the most familiar, but when it comes to saying "Please forgive me," nothing delivers the message better than a beautiful bouquet.

Monday, January 7, 2013

A Image of January's Flower, the Carnation

We tend to think of them as the perfect flower for your boutonniere, but did you know that the carnation also happens to be the flower for this month? According to Birthday Gems the general meaning of the January birth flower is love, fascination and distinction. So here is a fascinating black and white closeup of a woman's hands holding a distinct pink carnation that you're sure to love.