Thursday, February 16, 2012

Meanings of 10 Valentine's Day Flowers

Valentine’s Day, also called as Saint Valentine’s Day, is a holiday on February 14th celebrating love and friendship. Many people give cards called valentines to people that they care about and sometimes candy, flowers and gifts are also exchanged, too! It is celebrated in countries around the world, mostly in the West, although it remains a working day in all of them. But flower one such thing that comes in our mind while talking about Valentine’s Day. The famous flower amongst them is the roses but there also other flower that symbolize something on the Valentine’s Day. Now let's have a look at them...

1. Red Roses

Red roses symbolize love, romance, beauty and perfection. The iconic flower is also known for being pricey.

2. Daisies

Daisies are known for symbolizing beauty, innocence and purity.

3. Tulips

Tulips stand for perfect love.

4. Peruvian lilies

Peruvian lilies, these long-lasting, attention-grabbing petals represent friendship and devotion.

5. White Oriental lilies

White Oriental lilies typically stand for beauty, class and style.

6. Orchid

Orchid symbolize love, beauty, luxury and strength. Plus, they send the message of exotic seduction.

7. Carnation

Carnation stand for fascination and new love.

8. Sun Flower

These blossoms represent warmth and happiness.

9. Purple Iris

Purple irises indicate royalty.

10. Gardenia

These elegant flowers signify purity and joy, and connote deep, old-fashioned love.



A Creative Collection of Some Stunning Shadow Art

Shadow art is a unique form of sculptural art where the 2D shadows cast by a 3D sculpture are essential for the artistic effect. The shadow art is a new twist on the idea of making art with light and shadow. Many of their most notable pieces are made from piles of rubbish, with light projected against them to create a shadow image entirely different to that seen when looking directly at the deliberately disguised pile.

These extraordinaire shadow also uses various translucent items, such as empty water bottles and light bulbs, as well as scrap and random things like miniature aeroplanes and toys, in his creation process. Once they are all suspended and lit up, the results are really astounding. Now let's have a look at these extraordinary shadow arts.

Amazing Houses are Build Using Containers...

Nowadays Older containers are increasingly being used to build houses...

French architect Patrick Partouche has completed construction of single family homes, using the eight containers. This project was built in the town of Lille, France. The house has turned out a very comfortable and spacious, the total area of 208 square meters of dwelling. meters. From the huge windows offer magnificent views of the rural field. Original shutters, walls can turn the house into an impregnable fortress. In the case of leaving the owners, their refuge is fully protected. However, the owners of the house using these designs only to protect the interior from the sun.

All construction is based on reinforced concrete foundation. The assembly of the structure took exactly 3 days. Containers, which are commonly used for shipping goods delivered to site on special trucks to the platforms. And on the ground have only put all the pieces with the help of a crane.

All guests of the French miracle, like most bay windows. Despite the fact that the house has a large glass facades, it is quite warm. The exterior of the dwelling is fully consistent with local traditions, but the interior - the result of the desire of customers.