When I think of happiness it's definitely flowers. When people receive flowers they have an immediate smile and sense of joy. Studies have shown that flowers make people happy.
Gardeners are know to be the most patient people. They wait for their gardens to bloom, then instant happiness.
Color also has a lot to do with feelings. There has been hundreds of studies the clearly indicate color has an affect on mood whether its positive or negative. Yellow increases concentration. It's an attention getting, energizing and refreshing. Yellow is a sign of caution, can produce anxiety and can even make you self critical. Yellow is the color that helps clear the mind and makes the world go round.
This floral design is created with clippings of white garden roses, loquat branches, and California gold medallion in a Chinese ginger vase.