Many see flower arrangement as something of the past, and it is. It has a deep history in many countries, but flower arrangement is still practised today and has evolved from Oriental and Western styles to one of a modern style. Read below, as we provide 5 creative benefits of Flower Arrangement workshops.
Benefits of Flower Arrangements
1. History Of Flower Arrangements
A flower arrangement dated back in European and Asian regions and dates back to Egypt as early as 2500 BCE. It was also prominent in Greece, where flower arrangement was often used to make wreaths, and later in Rome, where the flower arrangement there was adapted from the Greek style. In Asia, China and Japan also valued flower arrangement as part of their culture.
In today’s modern society, flower arrangement does not have as many “rules” compared to the past. It has developed to be a free form of creative expression and is of a contemporary style. In contrast, the flower arrangement of various countries in the past each had their unique characteristics.
2. Emotional Benefits
While few know about the history of flower arrangement, even fewer know about the emotional benefits that flower arrangement can bring about. Flower arrangement has several benefits that are to the emotional self. The beauty of flowers help to liven up the atmosphere and ambience of a place, and with flower arrangement, an increase in aesthetics would do so much more, improving the moods of those utilizing the space.
3. Health Enhancements
Flower arrangement brightening moods, the display of flower arrangement in homes and workplaces helps to purify and improve air quality. With a higher quality of air, this translates to a lesser chance of falling sick easily.
An even more stunning fact is that research has shown that flowers, when placed in the rooms of patients who had gone through abdominal surgery, allowed for fewer painkillers needed and lower blood pressure than those who did not have flowers in theirs. It’s heartening to know the positive effects that flowers have on the unwell.
4. Creativity Boosters
Flower arrangement also for freedom of expression. Particularly in modern flower arrangement, the contemporary style it adopts gives leverage to have freedom in creativity. Not arranging flowers allows the stimulation of creativity alone but is also suitable for relaxation and relieving stress.
5. Group Engagement
The great thing about flower arrangement is that it can also be done in groups. Arranging flowers as a group allows the group to develop creative ways to do so together, fostering cohesiveness amongst team members, which is a brilliant activity for a team bonding session.
In expressing creativity together as a group, team members can get to know more about how each other and their creative processes.
If you are up for a few hours of relaxation after a long week of work, why not grab some of your colleagues and drop by for a flower arrangement session!
These are just a few benefits of flower arrangements!
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