A little treat for little ol’ me

Some items in this blog post have been gifted

This week I arrived home after a hard days work to find a massive box on my doorstep. The arrival of a parcel is always exciting and it was especially great today as this was a delivery of flowers from Debenhams. I am baffled how a bunch of flowers can be sent through the post without them dying or getting bashed up, but as I lifted the huge bunch of roses out of the box, I could see that they’d been well packaged in an upright position, and the base of the flowers were wrapped in a kind of towelling tissue saturated in water. I’m sure there’s a technical name for this, but it reminded me of a flannel infused with wet jelly and it did the job of keeping my roses well watered on their journey to me. I happily unwrapped my flowers to arrange in my retro vase while the heavenly scent wafted all around my house – just lovely!

cassiefairy gorgeous roses from debenhams flowers

I was shortlisted for Company magazine blog award a couple of weeks ago and what better way to celebrate than by receiving this beautiful bouquet of vintage-esque pink roses from Debenhams Flowers. Also in the box was a pampering gift set of delicious-smelling Covent Garden Sanctuary Spa products including a body wash, body scrub and their 24 hour moisture body lotion – a lovely extra treat! This was a lovely surprise and I’m very impressed with Debenhams Flowers – I would definitely order flowers from their spa range for my friends and family for their birthdays, and I’ve also found out that Debenhams provide a baby gift option to accompany their flowers – perfect for sending to new parents who live far away before I can get to see them and their baby, because the flowers are delivered the following  day if you order before 4pm! There are lots of bouquets for all budgets, some even including free gifts and chocolates so if you’re interested in trying out the Debenhams Flowers service for yourself, I’ve just noticed that they are currently doing a special offer of £5 off everything from 7th-19th May 2013 using this voucher code: FWRAW5. All in all, it was a lovely treat that I was delighted to receive, and I’m sure anyone else would be thrilled too!

Related articles

Some items in this blog post have been gifted to me and the pink links indicate a gifted product, affiliate link or information source. All thoughts and opinions in this post are based on my own experience and I am not responsible for your experience 🙂

Share the love:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Cassie Fairy
Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in lifestyle promotion studies. She loves to 'get the look for less' so regularly shares thrifty fashion posts, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

2 Responses

  1. I know, I’m a lucky girl to get such an amazing bunch of roses, and the pampering set was a nice extra treat! Thanks for your comment x

Share your comments, tips and ideas...

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Please agree to the use of cookies to continue using this website. Read our Privacy Policy for more info

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. Cookies store information about a user’s interaction with a site but no personal details. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this. Any information gathered is anonymous and will not be used for marketing purposes. Read our Privacy Policy for more information.