Guest Author - Connie Krochmal
It’s rare these days to get excited about floral containers, but the chic and revolutionary blumebox has changed all that. This sophisticated, well-designed product surpasses all expectations.
Easy to use and quite adaptable, this specially designed paper vase is quite stylish. What isn’t there to love about the blumebox?
This container is suitable for both professional and amateur floral designers. I can see event planners would find it to be indispensable. Yet, others will also want to keep an assortment around to use when creating displays for gifts and special occasions. This is a delightful container for spur of the moment summer bouquets when our cutting gardens are overflowing with floral materials.
The affordable blumebox makes a perfect gift box when you’re taking an arrangement to a hospital or nursing home, or as a hostess gift. In such situations, the recipients end up with an ordinary glass vase they don’t need or don’t know what to do with. Not so with the blumebox, for it reduces clutter and is 100% recyclable, as well as made from post-consumer waste.
The blumebox stores flat until you are ready to use it. Thus, it is space-saving for those with limited storage facilities.
We may think of paper as being shoddy. Yet, blumebox shows that this material has a durable quality. Quite strong, this tapered container is wider at the base so you need not worry about it tipping over and making a mess. In fact, it is portable and sturdy enough to safely transport floral designs to the intended site, such as party facilities.
The heavy duty plastic liner securely holds water to keep the stems looking fresh. A note of caution is in order here. When preparing stems, remove any thorns or prickles that may puncture the inner liner.
Blumebox hides the stems so viewers can concentrate on the beauty of the design, not to mention the discolored water. Being that there is no light exposed to the stems in the blumebox, the life of a floral bouquet extends for a few more days.
Floral designers are busy people, and want a hassle-free experience when trying new products. No sweat with the blumebox. It couldn’t be easier to use, and assembles in seconds. You just push the sides of the folded carton so that the bottom locks securely in place. Then, insert the plastic liner, and fill it with water. Now, you’re all set for the fun part—creating your floral design.
The blumebox comes in two sizes with the shorter one being six inches tall and the other ten inches in height.
Whatever the season, occasion, or need, there’s a blumebox color to fit the situation. The palette includes 15 colors. For spring, Easter, and baby showers, there are a number of exquisite pastels, including aquamarine and pretty n’ pink.
For a July 4th bouquet, you can choose from red flag, blue note, and white bright. For Halloween, you won’t go wrong with “OH” orange.
Among the other colors are two shades of green as well as purple gaze, mmm mocha, kraft naturaal, and jet-set black. The newest shades to the blumebox palette are the passion pink, corn flower (yellow), mmm mocha, and silver satin.
With such a wide assortment of colors available, you can mix and match to choose ones that coordinate or contrast with the color schemes of your floral designs, home décor, or party theme. For example, choose a shade that is compatible with your table settings or patio furniture.
The wonderful thing about blumebox is that it can be personalized and embellished to suit your needs and personal taste. The emphasis here is on individual creation and preference.
You can start with the belly bands and gift tags that are sold as accessories to blumebox. But that is really just the beginning. You can use stickers, decals, or stencil monograms, letters, words, and messages onto the container. You can use Wallies (wall paper cutouts), which come in a wide array of motifs. You could add bows and ribbons, foliage, or even strips of cloth. For the winter holidays, you could glue flat baubles or beads in bright holiday colors. These are just a few ideas that work with the ever versatile blumebox.