Are you looking for how to transform an ordinary meeting with a family member, friend, or life partner into an unusual, memorable, and meaningful event? Floral greetings at an airport are a very thoughtful and charming gesture. Flowers cheer people up, and even the aroma of some blooms can increase the energy of a tired flight person.
But you should not hurry up to buy flowers at a gas station just before greeting someone at the airport. Take some time and think about all the nuances of such a greeting. The following tips can help select and present flowers to arriving guests.
Floral Greetings and Creativity
Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words.
They are the hieroglyphics of angels,
loved by all men for the beauty of their character.
Lydia M. Child
As mentioned above, floral greetings at the airport turn an ordinary event into something meaningful and memorable. Therefore, a quality bouquet from an experienced florist will be a winning option for conveying your message and intentions. In contrast, an arrangement bought at a gas station will be met with a lukewarm welcome, at best!
So, let’s look at some ordinary and extraordinary ways of presenting bouquets to an arriving person.
Bouquets at an Airport: Types of Flowers for Floral Greetings
It can be incredibly touching to give a gorgeous bouquet to a loved one when they arrive at the airport. It will enhance their arrival with a touch of color and fun. Undoubtedly, they will smile and giggle when they see you standing in line dressed like a fairy-tale character with a homemade sign and flowers. That’s sure to become an unforgettable experience that both of you will cherish.
When choosing a bouquet, it would be better to opt for small-to-medium size ones as bigger ones may get damaged or jostled in a crowd. Besides, a big one could make carrying luggage and other items more difficult for your loved one and you. However, if you want to go big, consider taking just a single bloom from the bouquet to present to your guest at the airport. You can then save the rest of the composition for when they arrive home.
If you know the recipient’s favorite flower, then a bouquet of just those will be an extra thoughtful gesture. You should carefully select floral greetings for a family member, friend, or romantic partner. Keep in mind that colors and types of flowers express different meanings. You can learn about the color and number of flowers in a bouquet from our article here. Discover more about flower symbolism to avoid giving mixed messages to someone who is just a friend by giving them blooms symbolizing deep love, passion, and desire by reading our previous article.
Floral Greetings as the Decoration for Your Car and Home
If your friend or family member is traveling a long distance or carrying a few pieces of luggage, a floral greeting presented off the bat might be overwhelming. Moreover, you may not want to move around the airport, juggling a bouquet and bags. However, you can decorate your car’s interior with flowers by placing them with a greeting card in a cup holder or the front seat. Such thoughtful gestures will help them relax on their trip.
A great way to welcome guests to your home is by choosing the classic option. It will be a win-win: they open the door to your home and will receive a warm welcome with a welcoming banner and a beautiful bouquet. If you have pets, you can dress them up to make the experience more enjoyable and memorable.
Floral Greeting Chain
Giving a visitor a single stem is another way to avoid juggling blooms and bags at the airport. By doing so, you can give them a warm welcome without the hassle. When you arrive home, the rest of their bouquet will be waiting in a beautiful vase of fresh water. But if you’re looking for a fun way to entertain your guests when they come to town, you might consider organizing a flower hunt.
Greet them at the airport with one flower, give them another in the car, then a mini-bouquet as they walk through your door, and finally, a gorgeous composition at lunch or dinner.
A note with a series of riddles can be attached to each flower find. Solving them, your guest receives a route map to find the next part of the bouquet, and in the end, having collected all pieces of the note, they can receive a welcome message.
Dress Up a Dinner Table
A timeless and elegant way to welcome guests arriving close to mealtime is to decorate the dinner table with beautiful flowers as a centerpiece. It’s a classic and sophisticated gesture.
You can also place a card next to the flowers to let your guests know the bouquet is for them. To enhance their dining experience, you can serve their favorite local produce or introduce them to something new and delicious.
Floral Greetings in a Guest Room
Make your guests feel welcome in your home by adding a fresh and colorful touch. Set blooms in a vase filled with fresh water on a dresser or nightstand. You can even include a short note with suggestions for sightseeing around town. This thoughtful gesture shows your hospitality and ensures that the flowers remain fresh during their stay.
With thoughtful floral greetings, you turn an airport pick-up from an ordinary event into an extraordinary one just by bringing flowers.
After a long, tiresome flight, reinvigorate and boost the spirits of your loved ones by greeting them at the gate with fresh, beautiful flowers. And now you only need to:
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Born in Nalchik in 1966, graduated with a major in English Lit, and working as a school teacher since 1990. My interests are diverse: music, good literature, and computer technology at the user level. I like to try new things, and I bring what I started to its logical conclusion. Oh! And I do love my pets! I’m already 54 and I still believe in miracles and hobbits with elves and Gandalf. I myself am a bit of an adventuress like a hobbit, and I love mushrooms, too, like they do.