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Friendship Day

Friendship Day

Origins of Friendship Day:
Friendship Day is on the 30 th July. It was first introduced by the
founder of Hallmark cards, Joyce Hal, in 1920. The day was at
first celebrated by exchanging gift cards, but in 1958 Dr.
Ramon Atremio Bracho coined the term ‘Friendship Day’ and
started a crusade called The World Friendship Crusade.

What colour symbolises friendship?
Yellow is the main colour that symbolises friendship. However,
any colour might represent your friend! Every colour means
something so here's the significance of various shades to pick
the right one to celebrate Friendship Day.

Red: It depicts love and energy.
Orange: Combines the energy of red and the happiness of
Yellow. It is associated with joy, sunshine, and enthusiasm.
Yellow: Yellow is known as a synonym of friendship. What;s
more, it is meant for someone with a bright and lively personality.
Green: It is associated with good luck and trust.
Blue: Symbolises serenity, stability, inspiration and reliability.
Purple: It represents those with a kind heart and compassion.
Pink: For someone affectionate, understanding and caring.
White: Purity, peace and innocence.

What flowers symbolise friendship?
Here’s some ideas for a mixed friendship bouquet:

  • Yellow Roses
  • Sunflowers
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Iris
  • Gladiolus

Bespoke Friendship Bouquets:

How to make a bespoke friendship bouquet:

Use their favourite colours/flowers. Take inspiration from the list;of colours and flowers above; maybe use the flowers in the list above as the main feature flowers.

Ideas for filler flowers:

  • Baby’s Breath
  • Waxflower
  • Astilbe
  • Statice
  • Snapdragon

Ideas for greenery:

  • Myrtle
  • Ivy
  • Leather Fern
  • Dusty Miller
  • Eucalyptus
  • Lemon Leaf

Some tips to making a personalised bouquet:
1. Favourite flowers; use their favourite flowers as the
statement flower- this is the flower that draws the most
attention in the bouquet. Usual statement flowers can be
roses, tulips, lillies…
2. Favourite colours; make the most of the bright assortment
of colours that flowers offer and include your loved one’s
favourite colours in the bouquet.
3. Unique wrapping; use bright tissue paper or cellophane to
hold your bouquet together, or your choice of flower box.