Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Roses are Red and Valentine's Day is nearly here!

Did you know that Valentine's is now being celebrated across a whole week and not just one day? Here are a few lovely ideas to celebrate the week, starting on Tuesday, 7th February, with Rose Day! 

Rose Day: Tuesday, February 7th, 2017.
"I Love You Red Rose" #24489

We can make beautiful roses by twisting 160Q balloons. I love this twisted rose. It can be used simply as a display in a vase, or as an accent detail in a design!

Twisted Roses in Vase by Sue Bowler, CBA.

Teddy Bear holding Rose by Sue Bowler, CBA.

Here is a design that I made a few years ago of a teddy bear holding a single red rose.

As many of you know, I love to make Fantasy Flowers, and the rose is one of my favourite. To find out how to make a single red rose, watch the video below.

Fantasy Flower Rose by Sue Bowler, CBA.

So if Rose Day is the start of Valentine's week, what are all the other days?

Propose Day: 
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017.

Create your own personalised balloons using
vinyl and a die-cutting machine.

Chocolate Day: 
Thursday, February 9th, 2017.
"I  (Heart) U Donuts" #21829

Teddy Day: 
Friday, February 10th, 2017.

"Teddy Bear Love" #16453

Promise Day: 
Saturday, February 11th, 2017.
"Bee Mine" #21837

Hug Day: 
Sunday, February 12th, 2017.

Disney Mickey & Minnie I Love You #21892
U.S Patent No. 6,782,675

Kiss Day: 
Monday, February 13th, 2017.
"Big Red Kissey Lips" #16451

Valentine’s Day: 
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017.

"Valentine's Arrows & Hearts" #46048

I wonder if this is a tradition that we have not heard of, or simply a marketing tool to make Valentine's an event bigger event? For those of you with shops and stores, I would certainly embrace it and use it as part of your social media campaign!

Wishing you a fantastic and profitable Valentine's!

Happy Ballooning!



1 comment:

Bradley Cooper said...

It is that time of the year when love in all its forms and types is celebrated. Yes, it is Valentine’s Week, starting from February 7 to February 14. Especially around this time, happily-in-love couples make the time and efforts to make their loved ones feel special. They mark the day by exchanging gifts and spending quality time with each other. Building up the hype of Valentine’s Day are the seven days that come before — Rose Day, Propose Day, Chocolate Day, Teddy Day, Promise Day, Kiss Day, Hug Day — in that order before the big V-Day comes a-calling.

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