No doubt, flowers are the perfect gift and can lavishly stand on their own. After all, they are beautiful, fragrant, uplifting, look great anywhere, and everybody loves them. Pairing gift with your favorite floral arrangement is easy, as flowers go with everything! And, inversely, a bouquet of flowers makes everything better. We’re not biased! Here at Carithers Flowers, Atlanta’s premier flower shop, we know many people like to pair other gifts with flowers, which is one reason we have our own gift category of gourmet gift baskets and other treats.
For even more ideas on what you pair with flowers, we’ve put together a helpful list for you below. Make that special someone in your life feel truly loved with a gorgeous bouquet of flowers + a little something extra romantic.
Romantic Gifts That Go Great With Flowers
Dinner for Two
Few things are more appreciated than when someone takes the time and effort to make a home-cooked meal from scratch for you. When accompanied by a gorgeous bouquet of fresh, colorful flowers, then that’s a combo for the ages! A romantic dinner for two can take place at home, in a park, or at a meaningful location. Set the mood with candles, flower petals, a bottle of wine, and of course, a luxurious floral arrangement that doubles as a centerpiece and a gift itself.
An at-home spa day or even a bath at the end of a long day can induce the same feelings of relaxation and tranquility as a bouquet of gorgeous fragrant flowers. When paired together, they work magic. Select body lotions, bath bombs, face masks, soaps, and even candles that match the scent of their floral bouquet to ensure the two work together to create peace and harmony.
Make the special moment of receiving a beautiful bouquet of flowers even sweeter by adding a box of decadent and delicious hand-crafted chocolates. Have you ever wondered why flowers and chocolates are a classic and timeless pair that radiates romance? When admiring the allure of a sweet floral arrangement and indulging in treats that excite your tastebuds, an explosion of the senses creates a magnificent feeling like no other.
A romance novel given along with a beautiful bouquet of flowers is a great gift that will have a lasting impression. Each time your loved one turns another page and becomes immersed in the passion, tear-jerking, and heartfelt love story that unfolds before their eyes, they will be reminded of the real-life love story they are experiencing with you. This is especially true if they enjoy reading while sitting next to the wonderful flowers that were gifted to them by you.
There’s something about pairing jewelry, which has a very long lifespan, with a beautiful fresh bouquet of flowers, which has a short life span, that makes this gift combe especially magical. Both are romantic decisions for occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, or just because you want to make them smile and feel those butterflies again. Together, brilliant blooms and brilliant bling creates pure bliss!
Many wine varietals smell like flowers in different degrees, and a wine’s aroma is referred to as the “bouquet.” There are more similarities between wine and flowers which makes this gift combination particularly perfect. A good wine can bring about euphoria and relaxation, much like flowers do, and a bottle of good wine does not last forever once uncorked, again, like flowers once they are cut. To enjoy both makes for a memorable evening that you can both cherish forever.
You can’t go wrong with any of these gift pairings! Become a gift-giving pro by choosing flowers (always!) in addition to a romantic item or idea. Don’t forget, for more gift ideas, check out our selection of gourmet gift baskets!