It is said that when we drop our kids off on the first day of kindergarten, they cry. But when we drop them off for their first day of college – we do. The reality is that when a student embarks on the adventure that is college life, there is plenty of emotion to go around, not to mention a lot to think about. Moving into the college dorms involves a good amount of planning in order to set up a “home-away-from-home” that will comfortable and conducive to studying. While you are packing up their favorite pillows and photographs, give Norfolk Florist a call. We’ve got the beautiful dorm decor that will be perfect for any student’s space.
Why Plants? Green plants make the ideal dorm decor for a variety of reasons. Studies show that they promote a feeling of well-being and peace when placed in a room, which is an attribute your student may appreciate. Many of the green plants also clean the air, removing toxins that can cause headaches and drowsiness or affect concentration. Given these facts, a green plant may be a student’s best friend!
When deciding which plants are right for college dorms, keep in mind the space considerations. Most first time students have limited real estate on their desk, so compact cubes, small dish gardens and small decorative containers are your best bets. If you have a stylish young adult, perhaps a simply and elegant orchid would be appropriate to grace her desk.
Don’t Forget! If your student will be celebrating a birthday while away from home, we deliver! Don’t let the special day go by without reminding them just how much they are on your mind.
While not technically decor, there is another staple of college dorms that cannot be overlooked – lots and lots of snacks! Whether to keep them going through an all-night study session, or to share with new friends on their floor – gourmet gifts and snack baskets will be the most popular gift you can send them. And although the food may not last long, the basket will make the perfect catch-all for supplies, keys, or other necessities.
At Norfolk Florist, we have seen you and your family through many of life’s milestones and rites of passage, and this one is no different. We’d love to help your student – and you – with this exciting transition. Browse our website or stop by today!