People always seem to be looking for ways to relieve stress and Anxiety. Nature offers an abundance beauty and relaxing spaces that incredibly improve one’s emotional health and inner peace. Flowers by their beauty, colors and fragrances can trigger happy emotion and uplifting feelings of beauty, love and life satisfaction. In many studies, it was proven that flowers have a positive effect on people’s moods.
Flowers have instant impact on happiness. All study participants expressed excited smiles upon receiving flowers, which prove extraordinary enlighten and gratitude.
Flowers have a long-term positive influence on moods. After you receive flowers you feel less depressed, excited and peaceful. People who receive flowers experienced a higher sense of enjoyment and life satisfaction.
Flowers make intimate connections. The presence of flowers led to increased contact with family and friends. It’s great for gifts as it express variety of positive feelings and emotions such us love, hope, caring, excitement and optimism.
It’s obvious that flowers make people happy. Flowers when display in the areas of homes where visitors could see them, are a symbol for caring and make the room more welcoming and pleasant.
According to Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute and international color expert, “Our response to color is intensely emotional, and flowers can be a catalyst for feelings that stimulate more than just our senses of sight and smell,” said Eiseman, “An artful floral arrangement has the ability to convey a feeling or create a mood without using words, just color.”
You can use fresh flowers or otherwise for long-lasting and creativity you can create your own flowers with simple tools and techniques. In addition, you can earn money from making awesome arrangements of flowers that could be used and displayed in different places and occasions.
6 mental health benefits of plants: Does Flowers really boost your mood?
We all know that flowers and plants have the great influence to make people happy. They can delight you on a special occasion, cheer you up when you’re sad or make a dull, dreary room much more appealing and alive.
1. Flowers can eliminate anxiety
Stress and anxiety are part of everyday life. According to mental health charity Mind, 6% of the UK population experienced anxiety issues in 2016.
While there are many things you can do to manage your mental health, flowers can help you to calm down and relax when you are angry or sad.
It was observed that hospital patients who had flowers in their room felt less anxious. They were also more positive about their recovery and needed less post-operative care than patients without plants and flowers.
2. Flowers can change your emotions with colors
We all associate colors with different moods. Red can mean love. Yellow is usually associated with happiness and sunshine. Blue can signify calm and peace.
It’s also a great chance to create a particular emotion or feeling in whoever will receive the flowers.
Sparse, clean offices might look impressive to people passing through, but they don’t offer any visual stimulation for those that have to spend all day there, which could have an impact on productivity.
Going back to the idea of color, red is connected to concentration and attention to detail, while purple is considered a better way to encourage creativity and free-thinking. So use flowers wisely!
In this article I will show you How to effectively make your homemade flowers and color that could be used to influence and enhance your mood, decorate your home or earn money.
How to create your own ceramic flowers – be creative and have fun!
You can easily create amazing shapes of different flowers categories and types like rose, tulips and many others.
Materials you need to prepare ceramic clay:
You have the option to either buy a ready ceramic clay from craft stores or make one easily at home.
Ingredient of ceramic clay:
- Ceramic powder (1 cup)
- Fevical SH (its like white pate) you can get it from hardware shops.(1 cup)
- Nivia or Vaseline cream
- Drops of water if needed
- Put the ceramic powder in a bowel and add Fevical paste to it with few drops of water and start mix them all together
- Continue mixing and then you can add some amount of cream and drops of water until you get a soft clay.
- Its better to leave it for an hour before start working with it. Of course, you can adjust the proportions as you need.
Start creating your flower:
Cut an organic shape from a slab of clay. This will be based upon which you will build your flower (this is an optional step)
- Rub your hand and work surface with oil, take some clay and roll it out and create round shapes to work with.
- Use the scrap clay to make flower pedals, slip, scratch, smooth to attach each piece.
- Attach one pedal at a time. Start either at the outside and work your way in or the other way around, from inside to outside.
- Make a spiral pattern attaching pedals.
- Always remember to connect pieces, smooth. Wet the clay, scratch where you want to connect pieces and smooth over cracks.
For retouching: you can pinch the edges of the pedals slightly to create nice effect.
For coloring, you can use acrylic colors to give a nice look and impact then you can polish.
for more clear steps you can watch this video.
At the end put a punch of created flowers in an antique vase and place them wherever you like and enjoy the result:)
Another creative option is to decorate your mug, tray, plates or vase with ceramic flowers which give really ow some and unique effect.
When you get experienced with making amazing flowers, you can start selling and earn money if you wish.
Flowers both fresh and artificial are great source of good mood and excitement. They help you to calm down and be creative. Start with your first handmade flower and leave your comment and image below.