A big bunch of floral inspiration

Summer arrives with a twirl of a floral teadress, wriggling painted toenails and sipping ice-cold lavender lemonade. Three whole months of bumblebees, butterflies, freckles and summer flowers. Is it any wonder that it's our favourite time of the year? We've compiled a list of sunny inspiration, the cutest DIYs, tastiest recipes and summer tips starring flowers that will make you feel, smell and taste the summer. Read on and get inspired!

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Summer is finally here! We've put together a huge bunch of sunny floral tips with which you can feel, smell and taste the summer.

classic Seasonal flowers

Some flowers are the embodiment of summer, such as sunflowers and gladioli. Yet there are many other sunny blooms that announce the arrival of the hottest season, from delphinium and flame lily to gerberaallium and sweet peas. Learn all about them in our list of 9 classic summer flowers. And once you've brought flowers home, you will of course want them to last for as long as possible in the warm weather. Check out these tips to keep flowers beautiful in your vase for as long as possible and also check out how to protect flowers against summer heat. 

bloemen beschermen tegen warmte


Create your ultimate holiday feelings with flowers. Take some time for yourself - relax and enjoy the summer sun in the pool, during a city trip or in the mountains thanks to these bouquets. No excuses that it's too hot for flowers, because with our tips you can protect your bouquet against the heat!

zomerboeket | allium | weelderig boeket

A Summer bouquet with cut flowers and wildflowers

This summer, forget the unwritten rules for bouquets. Buy some cut flowers from your florist, pick wildflowers from the garden and combine them with flowering indoor plants and annual outdoor plants. This way you can create a playful bouquet with flowers and plants that will immediately put you in a sunny mood.

boeket met bloemen en planten | snijbloemen en wilde bloemen

here's how to dry flowers during the summer

Are you a fan of dried flowers or do you want to enjoy your flowers for even longer? Then dry your flowers yourself. You can do that this summer, with the help of our ingenious clothesline drying method. Not got a clothesline, or interested in other methods or drying flowers? Check out these three ways to dry flowers yourself.

zomerbloemen drogen | zelf bloemen drogen

delicious summer recipes

Searching for the taste of summer? Dive into your kitchen to create this stunning floral charcuterie board, put magic on your table with a thirst -quenching coconut-lavender mocktail, or enchant your guests with a vegan raindrop cake with flowers. You don't get more seasonal than that. For dessert, serve this delicious pavlova with red fruit and edible flowers. 

zomerse mocktail kokos lavendel

more summer inspiration

Our summer Pinterest board is blooming with flowers. Save some pins and start dreaming of floral ideas for this warm season. Got your own board of summer inspo? Let us know, we'd love to see it! Get in touch via our Facebook or Instagram using #funnyhowflowersdothat.