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How to Use Bright Color to Decorate Your Living Room

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 6/28/16 8:30 AM

Living Room DecoratingYour living room is the gathering area of your home. It should be a place of comfort and relaxation. It should be a place where you can come home, kick your shoes off and unwind from a long day.

However, it should also be the fashionable hub of your home that unites your personal style with functionality. And one way to spice up your living room décor—without sacrificing comfort—is through the addition of bold, bright color.

Not sure where to start? We have a few ideas to help decorate your living room.

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Topics: living room decorating, decorating with color

Bathroom Decorating Trends: Using Houseplants and Color

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 6/21/16 8:30 AM

Bathroom Decorating TrendsThe bathroom is often a neglected space when it comes to decorating, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun with the latest trends. Since bathrooms tend to be smaller than other rooms in your home, they can actually be a great place to start for novice decorators. Plus, it doesn’t take much to brighten and modernize a bathroom—and you won’t even have to go through the headache of selecting new furniture!

Here are a few of the latest and greatest bathroom decorating trends out there to help get you inspired.

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Topics: decorating with color, bathroom decorating

6 Ways to Decorate With the Top Colors for Spring

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 6/14/16 8:30 AM

Decorating with the top colors for springNothing brightens up a space quite like spring colors—but who says you can’t enjoy those cheery colors all year? By incorporating spring’s top trends and colors into your home décor, you can keep the bright and rejuvenating spirit of spring alive even in the darkest winter months. Of course, there’s no greater authority on what colors are going to be fashionable this spring season than Pantone, which recently released its 2016 spring report. With colors like “snorkel blue,” “buttercup” and “peach echo,” you’re bound to find design inspiration for decorating your home in these hues.

Here are six ways to decorate your home with this year’s top colors for spring.

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Topics: Spring, decorating with color

6 Great Things About Being Around Flowers

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 6/7/16 8:30 AM

Benefits of Flowers

Last year, we wrote about the positive benefits indoor house plants can have on your health, but our list was by no means exhaustive. That’s why today we’re back with even more ways being around flowers can help you lead a positive, healthy life.

To jog your memory, we already covered how plants can improve the air quality of your home, provide stress relief, reduce seasonal ailments, increase healing and improve concentration. But what other benefits are hiding in green leaves and blooming buds?

Here are six more benefits of flowers that prove keeping them in your home and community is a great idea.

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Topics: orchids, benefits of flowers

Orchid Care 101

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 5/31/16 8:30 AM

easy-orchid-care.jpgCaring for your Phalaenopsis orchid couldn’t be simpler. It’s so simple, in fact, that we’ve created this short slideshow outlining everything you’ll need to help your orchid thrive. See how easy orchid care can be (and the common household products that can promote orchid health) below.

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Topics: Orchid Care

Top 4 Frequently Asked Questions About Phalaenopsis Orchid Care

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 5/24/16 8:30 AM

Orchid Care FAQsPhalaenopsis orchids are notoriously easy to care for. But whether you’ve just received one, or you’ve been caring for them for years, some common orchid care questions usually send people to the nearest search engine looking for advice.

Close that Google tab because our expert team of growers has answered some of your most pressing questions about phalaenopsis orchid care. Here are the top four frequently asked questions.

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Topics: Orchid Care, phalenopsis

6 Ways to Incorporate Bright Colors Into Your Wedding

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 5/17/16 8:30 AM

bright-colors-wedding.jpgWedding styles come and go, but if there’s one design element that’s always on trend, it’s the use of bright colors. Incorporating bright colors into your wedding help set the festive tone and makes a great backdrop for photos you’ll want to display forever.

Of course, when it comes to adding bright colors to your wedding, the possibilities are truly endless. But if you’re looking for ideas, look no further—you’ve come to the right place.

Here are six ways to add bright colors into your wedding décor:

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Topics: Orchid Decor, Wedding Orchids

7 Tips for Brightening Up Your Cubicle

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 5/10/16 8:30 AM

how-to-decorate-your-cubicleEven if you enjoy your job, going to the same workspace every day can get monotonous. With how much time you spend in the small space of a cubicle or office, you deserve to have a space that reflects your tastes, personality and mood. Often, simply brightening up your cubicle can make a big difference in how you feel about going to work each day—in fact, it may even help you be more productive.

If your cubicle is in need of a facelift, try some of the following tips to breathe new life into the same old space.

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Topics: Mini Orchid

How to Find the Perfect Planter for Your Décor

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 5/3/16 8:30 AM

planter-orchids-1.jpgNot surprisingly, when we talk about decorating with plants, we tend to focus on the stars of the show: the blooms and greenery that sprouts from the pot. However, what often gets overlooked is how influential the right planter can be to the décor of your home. In fact, we’d even go so far as to say that the right planter can truly make your aesthetic.

But how do you know when your beloved flowers and plants have found their perfect match? To help you find the perfect planter for your décor, we put together a list of questions to guide your decision.

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Topics: decorating with mini orchids

3 Frequently Asked Questions About Dyed Phalaenopsis Orchids

Posted by Just Add Ice Orchids 4/26/16 8:30 AM

dyed-phalaenopsis-orchid.jpgBlue may be just another color in the rainbow, but the calming hue is actually quite rare in nature—only 10 percent of the over 200,000 species of flowering plants produce a natural blue pigment.

Though Phalaenopsis orchids aren’t among the 10 percent of plants that can naturally have a blue pigment, that doesn’t mean they can’t bloom in blue and other bright shades.

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Topics: Phalaenopsis Orchid

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