Remembrance Day ceremonies are emotional and sad experiences for many people, but bright beautiful and symbolic red poppy flowers create an opportunity to add optimism to Remembrance Day table decor and honor war veterans in style.
Remembrance Day ceremonies are about remembering all soldiers, killed on the battle fields. One of few ways to add a meaningful design and personal touch to Remembrance Day, Veterans Day or Armistice Day table decoration is create gorgeous white and red poppy flower centerpieces.
Remembrance Day ceremony and table decoration in red and white colors teach kids to remember people who died for their country. Bright table centerpieces made of symbolic red poppy flowers create a special atmosphere on Remembrance Day.
Remembrance Day home decoration
Red poppy flower meaning
Red poppy flowers have long been used as a symbol of sleep or death and resurrection. Red poppies are the symbol of death, because of the flowers blood-red color. Also red poppy flower symbolizes warmth, happiness and sleep, because of the opium that can be extracted from these beautiful flowers seeds. Bright green and red colors that promise resurrection after death define the second red poppy flower meaning as a symbol of resurrection and joy.
Remembrance Day poppy flowers in white and red colors symbolize peace and blood of killed soldiers. These tender bright red flowers are a common weed in Europe. Red poppy flowers can be seen in many locations, including Flanders Fields, the setting for the famous poem by Canadian surgeon and soldier, John McCrae, In Flanders Fields.
Red poppy flower table centerpieces
White and red flowers are attractive table decorating ideas. Adding green wheat heads or small green plants and moss to red poppy flowers you can create beautiful, symbolic and cheerful table centerpieces for this very special day.
Home decorating with red poppies
Decorating with yellow, pink, purple, white or red poppies is one of the most spectacular modern interior trends in floral designs. Poppy flowers adorn posters and wallpapers, linens and dishes. Interior designers and decorators love these beautiful flowers that bring a bright red accent into modern homes, making home interiors and table decoration look special, stylish and elegant.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 15.10.2016
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