Flower arrangements add grace to any room and to every event and celebration. Some flowers for different holidays have become symbolic, such as poinsettias for Christmas and red roses for Valentine's Day and lilies for Easter. But holiday flower choices are not limited to just the traditional one, and creativity can be unlimited.When floral arrangements are used to create a festive atmosphere for parties, open houses, or family homes, they will enhance any decor and help create a holiday mood. During the holiday season many people opt for flowers and plants that will stay looking nice for a longer period of time, such as live plants instead of cut flowers. This practice will help you save money and time in not having to replace flower arrangements before the holidays actually arrive. Another popular choice is to use long-lasting green choices in floral displaysTraditional flower arrangements featuring flower stems and greenery in a vase are not your only alternative for the Christmas season. Instead you could display masses of living plants, add evergreens to your flowers or use unique containers instead of vases. These are all ways to make your arrangements special. You could even put your flowers in small toys such as sleds. Your choices are extensive and your displays can be beautiful and memorable.Some people love to express their own style and creativity by doing flower arrangements themselves. Or, if money is not an issue, your florist can produce a stunning and appropriate arrangement for you. If you are a do it yourself type, then you can use online floral websites to search for ideas you would like to use in your own home.By growing your own flowers, greenery or ferns; one can cut the costs of floral arrangements. Always check your own greenhouse and yard to see if you have flowers and plants that are usable in the arrangement you want.