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January 2014

DIY Flower Crafts

How to Make a Bacon Rose Bouquet

January 30, 2014

diy-bacon-roses_closeupOnce February 14 comes along, you may be anxiously awaiting that stunning flower arrangement your sweetie sent you. While your man may not have the same reaction to a brilliant bouquet of long stem roses like you may, you can still wow him with a bouquet of meaty bacon!

These blooming bites were so easy to make, and can be gifted in a vase or presented as a centerpiece for your romantic dinner for two.
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DIY Flower Crafts

How To Make Pressed Flowers

January 29, 2014

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Pressed flowers add a touch of elegance and beauty to any decoration or craft. From greeting cards to framed art, these dried beauties are versatile and will add a creative touch to any project. Did you know they are also so easy to make?! Rather than buying them at the local craft store, order a bouquet of your favorite fresh flowers and turn them perfectly pressed flowers with a few simple steps.

Here we have two methods for pressing flowers – the first requires using a microwave and takes about 5 minutes (from start to finish) per flower. The second requires less hassle, but calls for a wait time of about a month.

We used the first process to make these pressed roses, but you can use any flower of your choice! Lilies, daffodils, sunflowers, and daises would also be a great choice for this project (just be sure to remove the excess pollen). Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays, Wedding Flowers

Creative Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas

January 15, 2014

Unique Ways to Propose to Your Bridesmaids

Your groom may be the one waiting for you at the end of the aisle, but it’s your caring and loyal bridesmaids that are going to help get you there!

Your bridal party is essentially your life support while planning your wedding day, which let’s face it, can be stressful! They help keep you sane in between dress decisions and vendor selections, all because they love you.

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So now that you’ve chosen your bridesmaids, how do you propose to them to be in your bridal party? Show your gratitude for the group of your closest pals that will be by your side when you finally say “I Do” by making your bridal party proposal fun and unique. Here are some cool and creative ways for asking your best friends to be part of your bridal party. Continue Reading…

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#HOW2WOW Valentines Day 2014 Social Media Sweepstakes

January 3, 2014

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Enter the 1800flowers “Twitter Party” Valentines Day Sweepstakes!

January 3, 2014

Join @1800Flowers on Twitter for the official kickoff to the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day! There will be tons of giveaways & prizes for anyone who RSVP and joins the party, plus great gift ideas.

Date: 1/29/2014
Time: 8pm ET

Use the hashtag #wowme to follow and join in on the coversation! Don’t forget to follow us at @1800Flowers.com.
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