Author Archives: Chelsea R

‘It’s a Nice Day for a White Wedding’ with White Wedding Flowers

Elegant Suggestions for a Classic & Unique White Wedding Lauren had the perfect summer wedding. The beautiful bride was married on June 1, 2012 surrounded by serene white floral arrangements and the smell of love and roses. Lauren, a florist herself, has … Continue reading

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How to Dye Flowers

Do you want to experiment with coloring flowers a vibrant pink or an unnatural blue? Follow this step-by-step guide to adding some pizazz to an ordinary white flower and learn how to dye flowers! 1) Start with a white flower with … Continue reading

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14 Cute Animal Pictures to Make You Smile!

In A Bad Mood? Cheer Up With Cute Animal Pictures! Are you in need of a smile? Look no further than this page. I can guarantee you will be smiling by the end of it! This puppy is ready for … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Bloom: 4th of July Flowers

The color red symbolizes confidence, courage, and vitality. White is the color of innocence and purity. Blue represents youth, truth, and peace.  These colors hold so much meaning for the citizens of America, and that is why they can be … Continue reading

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4th of July Party Food Ideas

What does the date July 4th mean to you? Maybe fireworks, a hot summer day at the beach, and a family barbecue late into the summer night… Yes, not only is the corn “Knee high by the Fourth of July,” … Continue reading

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Imagine the Smiles Honors Volunteer Mary Keaney

We would like to recognize the wonderful Mary Keaney, who was awarded a smile as part of the Imagine the Smiles program during 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s Summer of a Million Smiles. Mary volunteers her time to not only her church, but at … Continue reading

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Famous Smiles in Art

Artists, from the beginnings of time to modern day, know the power of the smile. Let us walk through some of the most famous smiles in art history. Learn, through these paintings and sculptures, what such a simple facial expression can really … Continue reading

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Imagine the Smiles: Nominate Your Everyday Hero

Do you have someone in your life who has been an inspiration? Whether that special someone has helped you through tough time(s) or helped make you the person you are today, we want to hear your story about this everyday … Continue reading

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25 Smile Facts

Facts About Smiling for Humans & Animals Smiling is the universal sign of happiness. Handshakes, hugs, and bows all mean different things to different people, but smiling spans across all cultures. Read further for more smile facts and uncovered conundrums surrounding … Continue reading

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Graceland Florist Mount Vernon, NY Grand Opening

Meet the New Addition to the 1800Flowers Family! The 1800flowers community wants to offer a big congratulation to Graceland Florist, who joined the family this weekend! The Graceland Florist Grand Opening was a three day event, lasting from June 1st to … Continue reading

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The History of Floral Wreaths

The wreath is a circular plant arrangement that originated in the ancient world. It is difficult to trace back exactly when the first wreath was created, but it is widely thought that the Greeks were the wreath pioneers, using them … Continue reading

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How to Pick the Perfect Prom Flowers

A Guide to Prom Flowers, Corsages, and Boutonnieres Prom is that magical day high school girls have fantasized about since the beginning of freshman year.  Much like a wedding day, prom is all about the girl and making her look … Continue reading

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