Monthly Archives: December 2013

Ring in 2014 with New Years Party Ideas!

Bottoms up! It?s time to raise a toast to another exciting year past ? and the promise of new opportunities in the year ahead. So gather your old acquaintances that shall never be forgot (plus some new friends you?ve made … Continue reading

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All About Kwanzaa

It?s time to honor family ties, community bonds and African-American culture: Kwanzaa 2013 begins Thursday, December 26, and ends on Wednesday, January 1! Kwanzaa History and Traditions Kwanzaa began back in 1966, when Professor Maulana Karenga of California State University, Long … Continue reading

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Christmas Around the World

It?s the most wonderful time of the year, and not just in the United States? in other countries around the world, too!  Although many countries across the globe celebrate Christmas, did you know each one has their own truly original … Continue reading

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Why Christmas Poinsettias Are THE Holiday Flower

Nothing conjures up images of a traditional Christmas celebration quite like the rich, velvety poinsettia plant. Since these blooms have become so tightly connected with the winter holidays, we bet you didn?t know they?re actually tropical! Here?s how Christmas poinsettias … Continue reading

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Merry Family Activities for Christmas

With all the hustle and bustle of shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts, it?s easy to lose sight of what the holiday is truly meant for: spending quality time with the family, passing down timeless traditions and spreading the spirit of … Continue reading

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DIY Stocking Stuffer Idea: Flower Soap!

The Christmas tree is decorated and packed to the gills with presents, but what about those empty stockings hanging over the fireplace? If you?re in need of a fast and easy DIY stocking stuffer idea, make your own miniature flower … Continue reading

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Meet the Family in the Employee Spotlight?s Christmas Edition

The holidays are all about FAMILY! This Christmas, meet some of 10 members from our 1800Flowers family in the Employee Spotlight?s Christmas edition and learn about their Christmas favorites, from truly original family traditions to favorite Christmas gifts! Brad Franklin … Continue reading

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How to Make Tissue Paper Flower Ornaments for Your Christmas Tree

If you want a more casual, low-maintenance alternative to our fresh flower ornaments for your Christmas tree, look no further! Create these super-fun, super-festive tissue paper flowers instead. They look just like real flowers, and their decorating potential isn?t limited … Continue reading

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How to Make Fresh Flower Ornaments for Your Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how lovely are thy flowers! Bring your tree to life this season and decorate it with some beautiful fresh blooms. All you need is some festive Christmas flowers and a few clear glass ornaments … Continue reading

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How to Make a DIY Christmas Centerpiece

?Tis the season to be jolly!  When Christmastime comes around, it?s hard not to get into the holiday spirit?from Christmas decorations in homes and in stores, to the gleeful background sound of Christmas music and carols, and of course who … Continue reading

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Midnight Red Visits 1800Flowers for the Holidays

Today was an exciting day at the 1800Flowers offices, thanks to some surprise guests: Midnight Red! The new American boy band came to the 1800Flowers Headquarters in Carle Place, New York to bring some holiday cheer by singing popular hits with their … Continue reading

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