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Lifestyle Expenditure of Singaporeans

Lifestyle Expenditure of Singaporeans

It’s a known fact that the cost of living in Singapore has slowly been increasing throughout the years. The cost of living, the changing demands and needs of individuals as well as lifestyle choices have morphed over time.

Curious to find out more about which age group in Singapore currently has the highest purchasing power and what they’re willing to spend on? Or are you a millennial who has just dived headfirst into the working world and want to find out what other millennials are splurging on? From food to housing, to transport to travel, to gifts and even flower delivery. Read on to find out if Singaporeans are spending on daily necessities and if they’re willing to spend on items such as floral bouquet deliveries for their loved ones.

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Peony Flower

Poeny Flowers

What are peonies?

As the ice thaws and the sun peeks out from the clouds, the peony flowers come out to play! Peonies, sometimes mistaken for garden roses, is a flowering plant native to both the East and the West – namely Asia, Europe, and the western parts of North America. There are over 30 species of peonies. Peonies are perennial flowers that only bloom at certain times of the year, namely in spring and summer. They are known for their large, lush, billowy, overlapping petals, and can come in a variety of colors – pink, red, cream, and the more uncommon yellow. The scent of the peony flower, which is regarded for its soft, feminine, fresh and sparkling qualities, is also a popular fragrance component.

Can you grow peonies in Singapore?

peonies

The short answer is no. Peonies flourish best in temperate climates, as opposed to our tropical one. They require long periods of dormancy each cycle; whereby the plant is not dead but does not bloom as it is in a resting state to conserve energy. In order for this to happen, very cold temperatures are required, to the point whereby the ground freezes. So unless the peony plant is placed in a very controlled environment with optimal growing conditions, it is unable to bloom in Singapore. Have no fear though, many florists on our sunny island still carry and deliver various types of peonies seasonally!

This elegant peony flower bouquet, consisting of dark pink and cream blooms, are available for order at 24hrCityFlorist. Flower delivery services available.

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Types Of Flowers To Send For Condolence

What type of flowers to send for condolences?

The death of a loved one is one of life’s most difficult experiences. When someone has lost a loved one, there is nothing in the world that can make the pain go away. No words can adequately convey feelings of sympathy and sorrow. Grief can be an isolating emotion as the bereaved has to move into a world where his or her loved one is no longer alive. However, letting them know that you love and care about them through your presence and words of support can help to ease the pain, even if it’s just a little. Funerals are always difficult and often viewed as an uncomfortable social situation. Fortunately, attending funerals is not generally something that most of us are well acquainted with. If in doubt about attending, do try to make it a point to attend the funeral or other memorial services if possible.

condolence flowers

Your willingness to go out of your way to attend and your words of comfort and peace are wonderful and heartfelt ways to let the bereaved know they are in your thoughts and prayers. However, in extenuating circumstances that does not allow you to attend personally, sending condolence flowers and wreaths are a beautiful way to show you care. Sending flowers to someone in their hour of grief is a caring act and the recipient will take comfort in this thoughtful gesture. When a flower delivery or condolence flowers is delivered to the wake or funeral home, they’ll know that you are thinking about them and their loss. Flowers serve as a beacon of hope and they are a perfect replica of human life. They are a symbol of the human life cycle from birth to death and they remind us of the haunting fragility of life and its temporal beauty.

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Top 20 frequently asked questions about flowers in Singapore (2019)

At 24Hrs City Florist, we take great care in making sure that your flowers evoke emotions and convey your heartfelt feelings that go beyond words. We thought that compiling a list of 20 frequently asked questions based on our many years of experience in floristry, we can help you in your quest to find the right bouquet, make more informed flower choices and bring a joyful gift to your loved ones. We certainly hope this information would come in handy for you!


1. When can I gift someone flowers?

Flowers are one of the most ‘universal’ gift. Flowers can be presented as a gift in a variety of occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, funerals, graduations, and many more. While flowers generally can be given on numerous occasions, it makes good sense to also consider the personality of the recipient as well. Flowers or flower bouquets are also often used to convey many different messages and emotions such as “I’m sorry”, “Will you marry me”, “Get well soon”, just to name a few. Whatever the reason, flowers are one of the most readily accepted gift throughout the ages and they will remain so for many years to come.

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Celebrating Hari Raya Puasa in Singapore

The Muslim holy month is upon us once again. Hari Raya Puasa or Hari Raya Aidilfitri marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan – a period of deep spiritual reflection and fasting that takes place every year. During the entire month of Ramadan, which occurs on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, able-bodied Muslims are obligated to abstain from eating any food, drinking any liquids, smoking cigarettes, immoral acts and anger. Doing any of those things invalidates your fast day, and you would have to start over the next day. Muslims also view this time to be one of spiritual discipline, where one is expected to focus more on charity, patience and being grateful for what God has bestowed upon them.

But before you draw conclusions that the entire month of Ramadan and the celebrations that follow are serious and boring, it’s really anything but! It’s a time of celebration and joy meant to be spent with loved ones. Hari Raya is a religious holiday where everyone comes together for big meals with family and friends; loved ones may also greet each other with bountiful and specially crafted Raya hampers and gifts or flower delivery. Do be mindful not to confuse between Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji – they’re different days of celebration! Hari Raya Haji is celebrated at the end of the Hajj (or prigrimage), 70 days after Ramadan. Hari Raya Puasa celebrations typically last up to 30 days, whereas Hari Raya Haji celebrations last up to 4 days. In Singapore, Hari Raya Puasa tends to be celebrated on a bigger scale than Hari Raya Haji. Think the annual Hari Raya Bazaar at Geylang Serai and the Hari Raya Light-Up!

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How To Make Dried Flowers Bouquet

Dried Flowers Bouquets

These flowers are romantically dubbed “everlasting flowers” due to its tendency to last infinitely longer than fresh flowers. What are referring to? Yup, you guessed it; dried flowers are certainly making a strong comeback in 2019! While beautiful fresh blooms have many virtues, among these is its ability to fill a room with a heavenly aroma. The problem, however, is that they have a relatively short life span. Dried flowers bouquet provide an alternative to fresh flowers bouquet since they last longer and are more cost effective. They also capture nature’s beauty at its peak. Drying flowers also gives you the opportunity to save flowers that have sentimental value.

naturally dried roses

The act of drying flowers dates back to ancient times. Pressing flowers was a quintessential Victorian pastime especially for women from the middle and upper class. Flowers were often slipped between pages of a book as a remembrance of a particular person or to preserve the memory of a special event.

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Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day celebrations happen every year on the second Sunday of May in Singapore, and it is a day where we show appreciation for all that our mothers have done for us throughout the years.

Of course, some argue that this love should be expressed on a daily basis, and not just on one special day of the year when we would present our mothers with a Mother’s Day bouquet and call it a day. I’m not saying that they’re wrong, but Mother’s Day reminds the busy people to take time out for their families, and it is also a day where we can show our mum even more love than usual. What’s wrong with showing some grand gestures of love such as gifting pretty bunches of flowers for mothers, in which you wouldn’t usually think of doing on a normal day?

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Why 24HrsCityFlorist.com Is Your Go-To Florist?

What makes a good florist? How do florists remain top-of-mind when customers are looking for a reliable florist to cater to their floral needs? Well, we believe the answer is pretty straightforward. All customers want is to have the best bespoke flower buying experience irrespective of the occasion or how much they spend on a floral arrangement. A good florist doesn’t necessarily need to have the biggest shop or the widest international network of professional florists. To us, we strongly believe that in order to uphold the highest standards of floristry and to create designs that are fresh and innovative, the best way is still to take the time to build relationship with our customers, understand their needs and pain points and go the extra mile to help them make their loved ones feel special on all occasions.

It is not uncommon to discover talented florists who are able to design eye-catching, garden-fresh flower bouquets or modern flower arrangements in Singapore these days. Customers are spoilt for choice when shopping for blooms. Many florists and entrepreneurs offer a diverse array of affordable yet tastefully arranged bouquets with same day flower delivery service. Customers can also easily convey to florists the style of floral arrangements they want (e.g. English garden style, bohemian style or even rustic style), indicate what colours to avoid and discuss the symbolism and connotation of flower types when placing an order.

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Flowers I Would Like to Receive throughout the years: a 23-Year Old Girl’s perspective

Flower-giving is one of the oldest practices in the world. Flowers are traditionally considered feminine, and as a young girl, I did not give 2 hoots about them. When I was young, nothing in my room gave clues to it belonging to a 10-year old girl, except if you were to open my wardrobe (my mother chose my clothes). Perhaps being the younger sibling to an older brother influenced my choices. When I was given the chance to pick a color for my room’s walls, I picked oyster grey. I had barbie dolls but I treated them as hair salon customers (they received awful haircuts). I scoffed at the color pink, played soccer with my neighbors, and caught spiders with the boys during recess. The only flowers I bothered about were the little ixoras found in bushes by the roadsides, where my brother and I would rip them off and pull out their yellow tips for their sweet
nectar, like giant pollinating bees.

I also grew up in a fairly pragmatic household, where useful gifts (such as money) were favored over “frivolous” items. My childhood was fine, but it did leave an imprint on my life as I grew up and began to experience things as a female person

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Starting A Career In Floristry

Do you ever daydream about spending your days surrounded by beautiful varieties of spray roses, perennial flowers and rows of rustic floral vases laden with fresh blooms? Does the sight and smell of hanging dried flower bouquets bring you immense joy? Do you derive great satisfaction from applying your flower arranging knowledge and artistic flair to create stunning floral designs? Pursuing a career in floristry is one of those romantic jobs many people dream of. Who doesn’t want to work in an environment imbued with a sense of calm, serenity and cheerfulness that encourages a sense of creativity?

We are often approached by creative individuals curious to find out the best way to commence a career in floristry; hence, this blog post will be dedicated to offering some valuable advice on the topic. Having passion for flowers and a knack for design alone might not be enough to help you succeed in this field. The floral industry is always evolving and innovating; many floral retailers are using technology to enhance their customer experience and flower delivery services in order to remain competitive in an on-demand economy. Thus, it would be beneficial to keep abreast of the latest industry trends while constantly looking for new inspiration to inform and update the flower arrangement designs that you create.

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The Significance Of Flowers In The Indian Culture

You might not know this, but India is a country full of colours. Colours play an important part in every Indian household. For example, all the colourful and rich spices which they use for cooking, their clothing such as saree and suits are very colourful, even their Gods wear colour attire such as lord Shiva, Krishna and so on, their festivals includes a lot of colours such as Holi and even the flowers which they use of prayers (also known as “pooja”) and also for cooking are of wide range and colourful. Yes! Flowers can be used for cooking which you will get to know as you read this article.

Let me specifically tell you how flowers, something most of us tend to associate with gifts, florists and romance only which seems very underrated in most of the countries, play a significant role in the Indian Cultures.

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The Best Graduation Gifts New Grads Will Love

Graduation is a big deal. Be it graduating from high school, college or even finishing post-graduate education – it is a day of celebration to commemorate the graduate’s hard work and effort.

And when it comes to getting gifts for someone you care about who is graduating, you want it to be memorable, unique and special. As many would say, a gift that fits the occasion. More often than not, happy graduates are pictured holding huge flower bouquets, stuffed toys and other items which their family and friends bought from the florist in Singapore to give them on their special day.

At a loss about what to get? Read on to get ideas on what gifts you can get (that are bound to impress).

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Valentine Project Team @ 24Hrs City Florist

Ah yes.. Valentine’s Season is here again! One of the most important time for all florists around the globe – no difference for 24hrs city florist too. Valentine’s season means multitudes of planning, preparations and training.

In January, we typically recruit students particularly from those who had just completed their A-level exams to join our ‘Valentine Project Team’. We welcome all students (in some circumstances, adults too) who have the love and passion for flowers and eager to learn how to care and arrange fresh cut flowers. The criteria is simple – and that is able to work from 10 Feb to 15 Feb (at least 8 hours a day).

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How to make your partner feel special on Valentine’s Day


14th February. Valentine’s Day.

It’s the day of the year where florists are busy arranging bouquets of red roses, boxes of heart-shaped chocolates are snatched off the shelves and reservations are made at fancy restaurants. Bouquet delivery Singapore are all planned. It may come across as a cliché date to some, but to many couples worldwide, Valentine’s Day is the day to make your partner feel special and wanted.

Synonymous with the word “love”, Valentine’s Day is a day of celebration where lovers express their love for each other by exchanging gifts, sending flower bouquets and greeting cards. While we surely know of the occasion, do we know the history and significance of the occasion? Read on to find out.

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Celebrating Lunar New Year in Singapore

The Chinese Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year is without a doubt one of the most important celebrations in Singapore. This is in part due to the large Chinese population residing here in Singapore.

This Chinese new year is the year of the Pig. And many Chinese families are already sprucing up their homes by adding fresh flowers and plants. Why? Because flower blossoms are believed to bring fortune and prosperity, according to the Chinese saying 花開富貴 (“blossom flowers bring wealth”). That is why flowery plants available from your local florists store – such as the pussy willow, anthoriums, cymbidiums, marigold, chrysanthemums, peonies and the tangerine tree make up the most popular favourites.

Take a walk down any street in Singapore during this festive new year and you’ll be treated to the non-stop chant of cymbals and the barrage of fireworks booming. Also, the Lunar New Year is a time where celebrants literally paint the town red. From red decor to traditional Chinese costumes, the colour red symbolizes prosperity and luck which is especially important to the Chinese.

However, Chinese New Year is not all mandarin oranges, red packets, hampers and ladies in cheongsams. Here, we delve into the history that goes behind the Chinese Lunar New Year.

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What bouquets do millennials in Singapore really want?

According to Wikipedia, millennials (also known as Gen Y), are the generational demographic cohort following Gen X and preceding Gen Z. It’s no secret that millennials have very different preferences in terms of lifestyle and purchasing habits, so an interesting question would be whether they still like receiving a flower delivery and what bouquets do they really want?

Do they still visit florists for bouquet delivery Singapore? We get to the root of the question by asking millennials themselves through the platform most commonly associated with them – social media (Instagram, facebook, twitter). Some of the answers from the total sample pool of 30 Singaporean millennials might shock you.

flower bouquet

To start off, one might want to clarify what the definition of the term “millennial is”. Simply put, there’s no fixed age to define who can be termed a “Millennial” but most agree that the term applies to individuals who reached adulthood around the turn of the 21st century. Those aged 35 and below can be considered millennials as well, making it a rather broad range. When one thinks of millennials, some characteristic traits attached to them that comes to mind would be more open-minded, self-expressive, upbeat and also more selfish. This could stem from their upbringing in a more liberal and open society as compared to the past but also mainly due to the societal habits and technological developments that have shaped their perceptions growing up.

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How To Wrap A Simple Rose Bouquet

It is that time of the year again where love is in the air, flowers and roses bloom to the tune of love songs and ballads. For those who wish to go that extra mile to wrap their own valentine’s day bouquet instead of buying one from the florist, here is a video showing how to wrap a rose bouquet using kraft paper.

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What To Do This Christmas in Singapore

Christmas in the western countries brings up images of snow, gifts, Christmas trees, and all the clichés you’ve come to expect. Here in Singapore, snow is one thing you won’t see, but that doesn’t mean there’s any less Christmas joy. Walk along festive roads like Orchard Road spotting stores and shopping malls embracing the spirit of the holiday in a way you never have before.

If you’re new to Singapore though, you may be wondering how to spend your Christmas. Or perhaps you’re a Singaporean wanting some Christmas ideas. Check out our ideas to find the best places and activities for a festive Christmas and a joyful holiday in Singapore.

1. Spending time with family

It isn’t all about gifts and snowball fights. In Singapore, there are tons of ways to spend a little time with your family, even if you’re doing something as simple as putting up a Christmas tree. You can buy natural fresh real Christmas trees in various sizes from local florists, supermarket Gold storage or Ikea in Singapore. Yes they come with that lovely Christmas-tree smell that adds a little more Christmassy into the home. Some florists or other companies may provide Christmas tree decorating services, helping you set them up so you can enjoy the tree without spending time putting it together.

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Condolence Message

When you learn that a friend or relative has lost a loved one, your first reaction is to want to offer and extend your condolences. In Singapore, there are a few ways to conveying condolence messages but most commonly, people send their condolences by giving condolence wreath or condolence flowers.

Flowers for condolences are not meant to take away the pain from a grieving family. However, this gesture is a good way to let other family members and friends know that they are not alone in their grief; that they have got someone by their side. It is an honorable gesture, a gesture of comfort and kindness, and one of respect. The act of sending condolence flower along with a thoughtful message shows those grieving how the life of the deceased touched the life of the one sending the flowers.

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Top 5 Bouquets Singaporean Ladies Love

Flowers have always been a way to express all kinds of sentiments, be it romantic, platonic or even a form of condolence. There is a bouquet suited for every occasion – which makes flowers such versatile gifts. On top of that, new innovative bouquet arrangements are always emerging, making sure that flowers never become a cliché.

It is a widely-known fact that different flowers represent distinct emotions. When put together as a flower bouquet, they can send across a plethora of messages. The classic red rose is a prime example of this. Typically when presented in a bunch, they symbolise a timeless love. However, they can portray other images when paired with other flowers. When arranged in a bouquet with fresh springtime tulips, the image of a light, youthful romance is painted.

The characteristics of a flower bouquet are wrapping style, choice or type of flowers and foliage, as well as miscellaneous items that can be added to spruce up an individual bouquet.

We anonymously surveying 50 Singaporean ladies. 27 of them were between the ages of 18-24, 13 of them were between the ages of 25-34 and 10 of them were between the ages of 35-44. After analysing the results of the survey, we compiled a list of five bouquets that are known to impress.

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12 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Love Life (For Guys)


Finding love can be difficult for many of us, and making that love last can prove to be just as hard. Regardless of your age or the status of your relationship, whether you have been dating for a short time, a long time, are engaged, or already married, every relationship encounters difficult times or can use some spicing up every now and again.

Many men often feel that women are difficult to understand or that there isn’t anything they can do to save a relationship. But there are actually many things a man can do. There are many ways that you can improve your love life and many things you can do to make this happen.

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16 Tips For Creative Flower Mobile Photography

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Flowers are beautiful subjects to photograph. The question is, can our smartphones do it justice? In this time and age, literally everyone has a mobile or smartphone in their pocket and that’s great because it means that we can capture anything on-the-go. Though some still prefer using the professional DSLRs or compact cameras to take shots but if you don’t have a DSLR or compact camera with you, it is not going to do you any good. As the saying goes “The best camera is the one with you”. The big DSLRs are great but if it’s too big to fit into your bag or purse, you probably not going to carry with you. And if it is sitting in your house, you can’t take any pictures with it. That’s why it comes as no surprise, most of us whip out our mobiles or smartphones when we need to take a picture.

So, if you’re someone who loves taking shots of flowers on your phone, read on to get 16 tips for creative flower mobile photography.

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What It Means To Receive Flowers – From A Girl’s Perspective

Most girls love receiving flowers. Be it the thought behind the action or the sheer beauty of the bouquet, it’ll definitely put a smile on her face. Sending a bouquet of flowers to someone is a sign to show that you care about her and that she’s constantly on your mind.

Here at 24HrsCityFlorist.com, we believe in helping others make their loved ones feel treasured and making their day special. Are you sending flowers on an important occasion such as a birthday or anniversary, or even just on a normal day? Be sure to make your next flower delivery count and impress your special someone. For those who are clueless about how a girl REALLY feels when receiving flowers, we asked real girls to share their thoughts and experiences below.

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How To Wrap A Gerbera Bouquet

Gerberas are one of the most popular flowers in the world. Gerberas occasionally referred to as ‘Daisies’ and the most readily available flower which blooms all year round. Gerbera is a flower that comes in blushing blossoms in countless hues. From deepest red, purple, shocking to pastel pink, warm to bright yellows to creams and whites. Gerbera can mean happiness, innocence, purity, and cheerfulness, which is attributed to their perky variety of colours. There is a colour for every mood you can think of. It is no wonder, Gerberas have become a favourite choice for many different occasions from birthdays, mother’s day, get well, congratulations, thank you and many more.

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A Guy’s Guide to Giving Flowers That Works


What is the best way for a man to make a good impression on a woman he likes? Research has shown that 90 over percent of women are able to recall the last time they receive flowers and almost all of them remember the time they receive flowers because receiving flowers makes them feel very special.

Unfortunately, giving flowers still remain quite a mystery to most men. To some, the entire experience could come close to the verge of paranormal. Here at 24Hrs City Florist, we hope to offer an Asian perspective and guide to giving flowers both to the clueless and to the not so clueless. Heaps of practical tips for making your next flower delivery or giving of flowers experience a wonderful one.

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Customer Review

We’re proud to be helping our customers’ floral and gift needs – across all kinds of business sizes and individuals. We are often commented for our fast & reliable flower delivery and most of all for being there when they needed a florist most, particularly when others have stopped operations for the day or on Sundays and public holidays.

We have spent over 15 years helping individuals and businesses to arrange and deliver their flowers and gifts. We have arranged over 40,000 floral arrangements and deliveries across Singapore and counting. Even during the wee hours of the morning, our customers have come to expect our services to be available. Besides our 24 hour delivery service, our clients often times thank us for just ‘being available’ and providing floral and gift delivery services particularly during Sundays and public holidays. We like to share snippets of our customers’ reviews.

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Roses

red roses

It is always good to know the symbolic meanings associated with flowers when you give them to your loved ones. When you consciously choose a certain type of flower, colour perhaps even variety or quantity for someone, you bring a whole new depth to the gesture of gifting flowers or flower delivery .

Roses

Roses are one of the most well-known types of flowers. They have been in existence for about 32 million years. Throughout history, roses or bouquet of roses have been a popular flower for a range of uses. Since ancient civilizations including the Greeks, Romans, and Persians, roses have been bred to be colorful, fragrant, and hearty for thousands of years. Rose petals were used for confetti at celebrations, in medicine, and as a perfume source. Later on, roses became so widely used that English royalty considered roses and rose water as legal tender.

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Chinese Valentine’s Day

Chinese Valentine’s Day, Qixi falls on the seventh day of the seventh month in the traditional Chinese lunar calendar, whose name is “七夕” (Qixi), typically fall in the month of August. Chinese Valentine’s Day originated from a romantic fable about two lovers: the seventh daughter of the Goddess of Heaven and a simple cowherd. It is said that the cowherd from the mundane world and weaving goddess from heaven loved each other. But love between the goddess and human beings was forbidden.

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Why Flowers Are Still The Best Gift Till Today?

The Gift of Giving and Receiving Flowers

A bouquet of flowers, no matter the size or colour, is a gift that will brighten up anyone’s day. Not only do flowers have the ability to improve moods, they’re pleasing to just look at. It’s no wonder the experience of giving and receiving flowers is such a memorable one!
Read on to see how you can take advantage of a well-timed flower delivery to brighten up someone’s day!

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Minion Flower Arrangement by 24Hrs City Florist

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MINION

Few can argue that ‘Minions are the most adored animated characters ever created’. they are everywhere from the big screens to giant inflatable balloons, pillows, backpacks, caps, mugs, keychains, confectionery and even flower arrangement – despite them being introduced to the world only 7 years ago.

There is no doubt that this rambunctious bunch of playful little, yellow, pill-shaped, banana-loving henchmen are well liked and loved worldwide. Boy, they are cute!

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Your Guide to Picking Out the Perfect Graduation Bouquet

We’re only a few days away from the graduation season kicking off. It’s that time of the year when thousands of students will be swinging their caps into the skies and moving on to everything that the future has in store for them. Graduation is an important part of each student’s life. It’s like leaving your old world behind, a world that you were a part for years and a world you’re finally separating from. No matter how nostalgic the feeling is, graduation is a time for celebration and it is a significant milestone not just for the graduates but perhaps more so for their proud parents and friends.

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30 Congratulations Messages For Grand Opening Business

congratulations message

congratulations message

Grand opening occasions deserve a grand celebration!

Whether it’s a start-up, new office or shop opening or an inauguration of a business or an expansion of an existing business, toast to the changes and let your family members, friends and business associates know that you are happy for them.

A new business opening is indeed a special event and a joyful occasion for the people who are important to you. Your encouragement and support will undoubtedly inspire and motivate them to do their best in their new endeavour. Let them know that you congratulate them and wish nothing except success for them. 24HrsCityFlorist.com provides florist delivery in Singapore.

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9 Creative Birthday Gift Ideas For Her

birthday gift for her

birthday gift for her

There is one special day out of the year where a woman desires to be pampered and loved, and that is on her birthday. Though traditional gifts will always be a classic, if you want to give something extra special, it takes just a tad bit more effort. Search for gifts from multitudes of online stores available literary at your finger tips. Florists in Singapore today are getting creative with birthday gifts too, some offer not just flower delivery but a plethora of floral gifts, crafts and customized arrangements. Look for florists that specializes in birthday gift delivery singapore.

Here are nine creative birthday gift ideas for that special lady in your life:

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Easy Flower Arrangement in 3 Minutes

Anyone can pick up a bunch of flowers from the local florists and arrange the flowers on your own. Learn how to arrange pleasant looking vase arrangement using only a bunch of roses and leaves. The other alternatively is to have a florist deliver the arrangement to you. Most local flower shops provide flower delivery or roses delivery in Singapore. Here we like to share with our readers easy simple techniques to create beautiful flower arrangement for your home or office.

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6 Creative Ways to Say Sorry Using Flowers

A beautiful bouquet of flowers is the perfect way to say sorry, whether you are apologizing for doing something terribly wrong or regrettable or forgetting an anniversary or birthday, expressing sympathy for a loss, or are sorry to hear a loved one is under the weather. Flowers are tasteful and thoughtful, and with so many varieties, there’s a suitable bouquet for every occasion. Any florist Singapore will be more than happy to assist you to send flowers at any time of the day.

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Seasonal Flowers

There are many variety of fresh cut flowers in Singapore, however not all flowers are available throughout the year. In a land scarce nation like Singapore, almost all of our fresh cut flowers are imported. These include the lesser known exotic flowers that are seasonal and may not be available all year round. 24HrsCityFlorist.com offers flower delivery for such flowers when purchased in advance.

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Peace Bouquet

In support for a better world, world peace, we crafted this special peace bouquet to commemorate the historic meeting between a sitting president of USA and the leader of North Korea in Singapore. The roses that represent the national flower of USA and the colour red and blue depict the colours of North’s Korean’s national flag. The orchids are Singapore’s national flower. Eucalyptus leaves which are similar in shape and colour to olive leaves portray peace. The ribbon tied to the bouquet represents the symbol of peace. We hope for positive outcome from the impending Trump and Kim summit in Singapore on 12 June 2018.

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Graduation – The Day The Seedling Sprout

hand bouquet singapore

hand bouquet singapore

In a sea of black and navy blue, the graduates huddle and nervously adjust their robes. Some are tense, some are excited, but everyone knows that this is a milestone they can be proud of, an event that sets in stone the reward they have put in so much effort for. With their mortarboards on and looking sharp, they are ready to reap the fruits of their painstaking labour.

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The Global Flower Market: A Land of Rising Opportunity

Sea of flowers

Sea of flowers

While the Netherlands has traditionally dominated the fresh cut flower industry, occupying more than half the total global export volume, a growing number of new entrants have quickly established themselves as major players in the scene. Backed by an exponential growth in world demand due to rising income levels and consumer preference for fresh blooms, the booming industry has generated economic miracles in some of the most impoverished communities around the world.

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8 Inspiring Quotes That Will Inspire You

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graduation moments

Graduation season is in full swing, and that means a whole new chapter of life to many of the graduates who are going to take on the tough and often times harsh reality of working life. But with some inspiring words from those who had persevered, overcame, accomplished individuals & true entrepreneurs among us – those who seize opportunities and make great things happen. They are words of wisdom and the advice they impart is often timeless. Below we’ve rounded up 8 of the most memorable addresses of all time.

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Mini Baby’s Breath Bouquet Bulk Order

We do arrange mini baby’s breath bouquets but for minimum order of 5 bouquets per purchase.
You may choose from the various colours available – blue, purple, pink, yellow, white a mix of any 2 colours:

coloured mini baby's breath bouquet

mini baby’s breath bouquet

Below are the various bulk prices. All bulk orders must be placed at least 1-week in advance of collection/delivery date:
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May The Forth Be With You – 4th May 2018

Commemorating the 4th of May:

Darth Vader Bouquet

Darth Vader Bouquet – celebrating 4 May

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Quirky Bouquets That Amuses

24hrsCityFlorist.com started creating quirky bouquets or bouquets with a bit of ‘character’ since 2011. As a request from our customer, we attempted to arrange our first character bouquet or quirky bouquet back in 2009. And since then, we have been the Singapore florist making flower delivery of the quirky kind – from hello kitty bouquet to puppy bouquet to panda bouquet to cookie monster bouquet and many more.

Quirky Bouquet
The latest addition into our family of quirky bouquets or character bouquets or fun bouquets is our quirky bouquet – three adorable faces arranged with chrysanthemom balls and red roses and colourful gerberas. A fun way to cheer someone up at the office of home.

quirky bouquet

quirky hand bouquet

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Wreath Delivery In Singapore

24Hrs City Florist was established in 2004 located at 161 Lavender Street, Singapore – providing fresh flowers arrangement and flower delivery for all occasions in Singapore. We specialized in providing funeral and condolences flowers delivery to anywhere in Singapore. From Funeral floral photo frame, table arrangements, flower beds, casket spray, floral cross, condolences flower stand, condolence wreath and condolences flowers singapore condolence bouquets.

Types of flowers to send for condolence

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Condolence Flower Elegance

Inspired by the beauty of oriental white lilies, we created this elegant condolence flowers arrangement for delivery anywhere in Singapore. A combination of ivory and champagne roses arranged with white oriental lilies , white orchids and a clever touch of purple eustoma. Arrangement comes with a stand laced with a translucent white organza.

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Single Stalk Rose Bulk Purchase

It is this period of the year again – love and romance is in the air. It is generally this time of the year too, we get many inquiries on the sale of single stalks rose for bulk purchase. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions. Prices are valid for minimum order of 100 stalks and above. Delivery charges are not included. Our roses can be either from China. Roses from other countries will be quoted separately.

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Design Your Own Bouquet Online

design you own bouquet online

design you own bouquet online

We recently launched our new online service that allows users to ‘Design Your Own Bouquet’ or diy flower bouquet. It puts the ‘creative’ flare onto the hands of the user and in 3 simple clicks, their customized bouquet is ready for delivery on the same day. We offer flower delivery anywhere in Singapore. We believe we are probably the first florist in Singapore offering a make your own bouquet online.

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Sponsorship Consideration

sponsorship

sponsorship

Here at 24hrs City Florist, we frequently receive requests from schools and organizations for the sponsorship of flower bouquets and have enjoyed many such pleasant collaborations in the past. Our recent sponsorship of a beautiful oriental lily and chili red rose bouquet for SMU’s Indancity in 2017.

We are more than happy to continue offering our support such events in future as long as the following conditions are met:

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How To Wrap A Korean Styled Hand Bouquet

There are many ways of wrapping a Korean styled hand bouquet. Below is just one simple method on how to fold, position and wrap a front facing flower arrangement using a mix of kraft paper and non woven paper. You may use all kraft paper wrappings or a variety of colours plastic wrappings or even burlap wrappings.

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How To Create Blue Roses – Infographic

How to create blue roses
by 24hrscityflorist.com

Blue rose symbolizes love, prosperity or immortality. It is much sought after partly because they do not exist in nature. There are genetically modified blue roses however, the easier and cheapest way to attain blue roses for floral arrangements and gifts are either by spray or dye.

Below are the steps to create blue rose by dyeing. The main advantage of dyeing roses is when done properly, the colour spreads out more uniformly all over the petals. As oppose to spray, one may miss out or not able to completely cover the inner layers of the petals.

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What Flowers and Colours are Typically Suited for Funerals

Introduction
Traditions have been the pillar of people’s cultures around the world since time immemorial. These customs and beliefs, passed from one generation to another, have been here to guide us in our waking life. Though, beliefs and traditions differ from one culture to another, there are some certain practices that are widely observed despite differences; one of these is funerals.

condolence wreath singapore

condolence wreath singapore

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Top 10 Most Popular Flowers in Singapore

Flowers are beautiful creations of nature that people all around the world have used to express love and care. While often used as gifts, flowers are also used for ornamentation and to add dynamism to home gardens. Each flower is unique and every kind often has multiple varieties too, ensuring that you’ll never have any shortage of flowers to choose from.

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SMU INDANCITY

We are proud to have supported SMU indancity in their annual club production Beyond 2017. SMU INDANCITY is a contemporary dance club for those with the passion for mastery of technique and expression of the art form.

SMU indancity

SMU indancity

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Local Flavour For A Taste Of Love.

From Singapore love quotes

Singaporeans aren’t exactly the poetic type, even if our hearts are in the right places. When it comes to romance, we might have a different approach, but nevertheless, all we want is something endearing to send to our loved ones. What does the average awkward Singaporean do to make up for his lack of courting skills?

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24hrs City Florist Shop At Lavender Street

Do you know that 24Hrs City Florist shop is located within Lavender Place building designated by URA Architectural Heritage award winning site.

Lavender Street

Lavender Street

The building consisting of two-storey shophouses and a handful of modern four-storey shop/flat developments. The architecture of the shophouses reflect the wide variety of architectural styles that were prevalent in Singapore then – Late, Transitional and Art Deco styles are evident.

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An Honour To Have President of Singapore @ Our Shop

Mdm Halimah Yacob, our then Speaker of Parliament was at our shop in May 2017 to buy a bouquet for a friend in Hospital.

mdm-halimah-yacob at 24hrscityflorist.com

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24Hrs City Florist – A Truely Unique Singapore Florist

True to it’s name, 24Hrs City Florist is a florist located in central Singapore within the garden city of Singapore that provides 24hr flower delivery services anywhere in the island nation.

So what makes 24hrs City Florist so unique? Well, to start off, this is probably the only flower shop in Singapore with a physical storefront that opens and operates daily from 9am to next day 6am consistently throughout the year. This is especially convenient for those who are in need of floral gifts when most florists in Singapore are closed.

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Voted One Of The Best Florists In Singapore

We recently googled in search for best florist singapore and to our pleasant surprise, we are voted one of Singapore’s best florist on several fronts. We are extremely humbled by all the votes, mentions and features

Voted as Top 10 Creative Flower Home Delivery Services in Singapore by ExpatChoice Asia

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Voted as 10 best florists in Singapore at Alvinology.com

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voted one of the top florist in Singapore
Voted on of the best 10 florist in Singapore by Alvinology.com

Voted 13 best florists for same day flower delivery in Singapore by Weekender

Voted by online entertainment and lifestyle editorial group – Weekender as one of the 13 Best Florists For Same Day Flower Delivery In Singapore.


Voted by Flipit.com as top 10 flower shops in Singapore

We were also voted as Flipit.com’s top 10 flower shops in Singapore


Pick as one of the best boutique florists in Singapore by honeykids

We were also featured as one of the best florists in Singapore at Honeykids and LittleSteps.com as one of Singapore’s Fab Flower Shops – certainly tell that we’re their go-to for emergency gifts and events as well. When you just have to get your hands on THAT present or decoration, it’s us they think of first. It’s easy to forget that a party’s coming up when you’re buried under stacks of work, and that anniversary might have slipped your mind. Getting stuck in a search for last minute gifts isn’t the most pleasant place to be, which is why we’re your best bet for preventing that midnight disaster.


Voted as one of Singapore’s Fab Flower Shops by LittleStepsAsia.com


Voted as one of the 10 best florist delivery in Singapore

Our bouquets have also caught TheBestSingapore’s eye, and for good reason! Quirky character bouquets with colours splashed all over are bound to attract the hordes, and they were no exception! Whether you’re a Sesame Street fan, a lover of the short, hustling Minions, or a sucker for anything to do with the ever adorable Hello Kitty, chances are, there’s something in our store for you. We are again voted as “10 best flower delivery services in Singapore with stunning designs


Things to do in Singapore at 3am

Moreover, when it comes to nightlife, some say that there’s a distinct lack of exciting activities in Singapore. Local site TimeOut has heard your irked cries, and has listed down a couple of activities for those who are constantly supporting #TeamNoSleep, one of which is none other than the friendly florist you’re browsing through. If you to got a floral gift for someone after office hours or even after mid night, we’re here for your floral needs. From classy boutique flowers to sturdy and elegant preserved flowers to the latest Korean style, you have a good variety of options to select from, such that you might even lose track of time just picking a theme for your blossoms. Buying a bouquet with us will light up your night! As with many of our happy customers captured in our @SleeplessInSingapore in intagram. You can’t go wrong with smart advice from a site as trustworthy and hip as TimeOut!


So when you’re mourning the lack of fun things to do in Singapore, don’t forget about us! 24Hrs City Florist always has something for you, be it a small token to freshen up your day, or a sizeable but endearing flower piece for a more extravagant event. We’re there without fail for your most memorable moments, your greatest gatherings and for the absent minded ones, even your most urgent functions and anniversaries.

If there’s someone who needs a reminder of your admiration, love, care, thought or remembrance we are here to be of service to you. If you’re in need of a hand bouquet, table centrepiece, condolence flowers or even a gift basket, we have you covered.

Your uncertainty ends here, because 24HrsCityFlorist.com has everything you need for those occasions! In a quaint corner of Lavender street, we do our magic almost 24/7, just so you can get your ideal flowers any time! Our reliable delivery service can reach you in almost any place, with our blossoms as bright and fresh as ever.

Being voted one of the top florist singapore , a testimony to our florists’ dedication and hardwork. We feel appreciated and honoured at the same time. This however by no means give us the right to feel contented nor rest in our laurels. The roads ahead are still very challenging. We will continue to serve the best we can and provide the unique floral service our customers have come to expect.

Notes: All featured articles are not advertorials neither sponsored nor paid writers by 24hrs city florist.

Clarence & His Baby’s Breath Bouquet

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Vivienne And Darth Vader Bouquet

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Hipster vs Traditional Florists

At the mere mention of ‘hipster’, one can picture a sashaying woman donning an oversized top and ripped shorts, pinching the edge of her sunglasses with a smirk, simply the epitome of stylish. Meanwhile the mainstream or old fashioned trail behind, deemed unable to find their unique style like the former.

hipster florist

hipster florist

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Memorial Flowers

We like to thank our customer who had entrusted to create memorial flowersflowers for memorial service held at Kranji Commonwealth War Cemetery in Singapore. The event pay tribute to the thousands of British and Commonwealth servicemen who lost their lives in defence of Singapore during the Second World War before the Japanese occupation.

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A Word For Your Thousand Actions

bouquet with a message

bouquet with a message

written by 24hrsCityFlorist.com

There comes a time when you’re grasping a card in your hand, scratching at your head helplessly as you wonder what on earth you’re supposed to write in order to please the lucky receiver of your gift. For those who aren’t poetically inclined, finding the perfect phrase to accompany your heartfelt present can be absolutely daunting.

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Introducing SpongeBob SquarePants

spongebob squarepants

spongebob squarepants

Ms Hannah Chia contacted us and challenged us to create Spongebob SquarePants flower arrangement. Our first reaction was that just impossible given the squarish shape of Spongebob. After much brainstorming and improvisations, we finally created this:

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Thank you Sharon

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Baby’s Breath Bouquet Is Young Yi’s Preferred Choice

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A Piece of Mother Nature for Mother’s Nurture

mother's day

mother’s day

After burying yourself in your work load day after day, it’s easy to become all too engrossed, forgetting about the ones that await you at home. With Mother’s Day coming up, have you prepared the celebration necessities?

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Preserved Flowers

preserved flowers

preserved flowers arranged by 24hrsCityFlorist.com

Quite possibly the epitome of beauty, fresh bouquets are always enticing to look at.

Alas, almost as if such beauty was forbidden, flowers have been blessed (or cursed) with a short lifespan — what starts off as blooming, bright and vivacious may end up as a noxious pile of matter in a matter of weeks or even days. Though we still appreciate the aesthetic of any bouquet, no matter how long we want to maintain these bouquets, they never seem to last as long as we hope, even if we had showered them with love and care.

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Rachael Loves Her Tulips Bouquet

Rachael with tulip bouquet

Rachael with her pink tulip bouquet arranged by 24HrsCityFlorist.com

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