The White Rose is a token of our hopes and dreams for the future.
In 14th century England the White Rose was the heraldic sign of the Duke of York who faced off with the Red Rose Lancaster family, leading to the War of the Roses.
Today, the White Rose has retained its associations with true love and formal ceremony, a recognition of unions and ceremonial occasions, such as anniversaries, christenings and graduations, romance, Valentines, engagement announcements, wedding invitations, and gifts for the bride, her mother or mother-in-law, and to signify lasting friendship. It is also a gentle card for a memorial.
- To love and be loved is everything.
- Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.
- Your wedding day will come and go, but may your love forever grow.
- Mazel Tov! May the joy that is yours today always fill your life.
- Take time to smell the rose.
- The rose is a flower of love.
- Everything’s coming up roses.
- Ours is a thorny love.
- We will have a blooming good time.
- The rose withers under pressure.
- Life with you is rosy.
- Stop and smell the roses.
- You look at me through rose-colored glasses.
- You were thorn to be wild.
- Valentine’s Day is the Super Bowl for roses.
- I’m sticking with you.
- Happy birthday to the best of the bunch.
- Happiness days of wine and roses.
- A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.
- Earth laughs in flowers. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
- I raise aloft the milk-white rose, For whose sweet smell the air shall be perfumed. ~William Shakespeare.
- We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.
- “She cast her fragrance and her radiance over me. I ought never to have run away from her… but I was too young to know how to love her.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince.
See also: Wedding Rose, Red Rose pop up card.