Red roses have come to symbolise love and our beautiful freeze dried red rose petal confetti will show your loved one how much you love them on valentines day.
Sprinkle rose petal confetti on the bed or in the bath or on the table at a romantic meal. Make a path leading from the door to ... (use your imagination! ! ) or simply enclose a few petals in a valentines day card or gift.
Take a look at our full range of freeze dried petal confetti.
some of the old traditions about valentine day.
Hundreds of years ago in wales wooden love spoons were carved and given as gifts on february 14th. Hearts, keys and keyholes were favourite decorations on the spoons. The decoration meant, "you unlock my heart! "
In the middle ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who their valentines would be. They would wear these names on their sleeves for one week. To wear your heart on your sleeve now means that it is easy for other people to know how you are feeling.
In some countries, a young woman may receive a gift of clothing from a young man. If she keeps the gift, it means she will marry him.
Some people used to believe that if a woman saw a robin flying overhead on valentine's day, it meant she would marry a sailor. If she saw a sparrow, she would marry a poor man and be very happy. If she saw a goldfinch, she would marry a millionaire.
A love seat is a wide chair. It was first made to seat one woman and her wide dress. Later, the love seat or courting seat had two sections, often in an s-shape. In this way, a couple could sit together - but not too closely!
Think of five or six names of boys or girls you might marry, as you twist the stem of an apple, recite the names until the stem comes off. You will marry the person whose name you were saying when the stem fell off.