Mistletoe grows in clusters on tree branches almost like a birds nest. Despite being highly poisonous and causing stomach pain with low pulse, Mistletoe is most commonly used as Christmas decoration and well known for being the kissing plant!
Ancient culture has passed on the tradition that the mistletoe sprig, once cut, shouldn’t come into contact with the ground and is hung above a door way to preserve the house from lightning or fire.
The ‘kissing under the Mistletoe’ is believed to
Christmas Day is only just around the corner so it’s definitely time to start getting into the festive spirit…but what colour theme for the decorations? With regards to style, you have a few to choose from. The traditional red, green and gold adds a warm, cozy feeling to your home and gives more of an indulgent look. It would be perfect for a grand hall or an older style house.
If you’re looking for something a little more contemporary, why not go for the modern icy look with frosty blue
Flowers carry great symbolic meaning according to Greek mythology. Each flower has a specific meaning and story behind it portraying different emotions.
Due to the fleeting life cycle of flowers, they have often been linked with youthful, innocent beauty and natural life cycles, hence being related to weddings and christenings. As well as being beautiful when they bloom, flowers also wilt, giving them the symbolic meaning of youthful death. This is why flowers are also traditionally used at fu