Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to Make a DIY Halloween Flower Arrangement with Halloween Candy

Looking for the perfect decoration for a Halloween party? Wow your guests by making this DIY Halloween flower arrangement featuring a ceramic pumpkin, your favorite candies, and the best fall flowers! In just 9 easy steps, I’ll show you how to … Continue reading

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How to Make Halloween Centerpieces

Halloween is arguably the most DIY friendly holiday. Between costumes for kids and adults, décor and spooky-inspired parties, the options are endless!   DIY Halloween Candy Vase Personally, I love the purple, lime green, orange and black combination for the … Continue reading

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Pencils of Promise 2013 Gala

Pencils of Promise (“PoP”) is an amazing organization that builds schools in the developing world, while training young leaders to take action locally and globally. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has had the pleasure of working with PoP over the past four years and … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Halloween Costume Idea: How to Make a DIY Flower Costume

Looking for a last-minute Halloween costume for you or your kids? Instead of dropping close to $100 at the Halloween warehouse, get inspired by your favorite blooms and make this adorable DIY flower costume instead. It’s fast, fun and cheap: … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Spooky Spider Tree Halloween Centerpiece

Here’s a “spider tree” that is very simple to make and will look great in a picture window, on a table in the foyer or as a centerpiece for a Halloween party. Begin making your own spooky spider tree Halloween … Continue reading

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How to Care for Mums

Mum plants are one of the most popular plants, especially for fall, and as the weather cools, we begin to see more and more mums! The long-lasting mum plant comes in many varieties and colors, and often makes the perfect … Continue reading

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Sweet Ideas for Sweetest Day Gifts

Sweetest Day is on Saturday, October 19, 2013! In our “What Is Sweetest Day?” blog post, you may have learned that Sweetest Day is the sugary-est holiday of the year, where you can show your love and appreciation to friends and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Internationally: Giving Thanks Around The World

There are many holidays around the world similar to Thanksgiving here in America, where people give thanks and celebrate what they are thankful for in life. Whether it is being thankful for good health, having food and shelter, or amazing … Continue reading

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What Is Sweetest Day?

Mark your calendars: Sweetest Day is on October 19, 2013! What is Sweetest Day, you ask? It’s the sugary-est holiday of the year, and it’s celebrated on the third Saturday of October. History of Sweetest Day It all started back … Continue reading

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Boss’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Personality

It’s time to celebrate the head honcho with some Boss’s Day gift ideas! Boss’s Day, which is observed on October 16, is a day for employees to acknowledge their managers for all of the hard work they do throughout the … Continue reading

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How to Honor National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

It’s time to go pink: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Charities are teaming up with women across theU.S.to raise awareness of the disease, fight for a cure and provide support to affected families. According to the American Cancer … Continue reading

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