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Floral Occasions & Holidays

What Kind of Flowers Should You Get For Graduation?

May 20, 2016

Graduation ceremonies are coming up quick, and if you’re attending one to celebrate someone’s accomplishments, giving a gift to a graduate, or throwing a graduation party, one thing you must definitely know about is flowers. Just like you would carefully consider the type of flowers used in a wedding or other formal event, it’s important to take the time and really think about what kind of floral arrangement, as well as what type of flower, is most appropriate for this occasion.

graduation gown and cap with white rose

To make things easier for you, we’ve put together a complete guide to graduation flowers below so that you can rest assured knowing the decisions you make are the right ones. Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays

How to Create the Best Promposal

May 17, 2016

Although it may not be time to get married, all high school seniors are looking for a proposal of some sort – specifically, the promposal (ladies, you know what we’re talking about!). While yes, asking someone to prom over dinner may be all it takes for some couples, if you’re in high school or have been around high schoolers lately, you know that now, the name of the game is to go big or go home!

With that said, whether you’re looking for suggestions on how to get your significant other to ask you to prom, or if you’re the asker looking for some clever promposal ideas, here is how you can create the best promposal using flowers:

prom corsages

Spell It Out

Using the petals from her favorite flowers, spell out “prom?” or “will you go to prom with me?” and lead her to where you’ve done so by creating a flower trail that also uses petals. You can choose to spell out the words on the floor, on the table, or on a large poster that you hang up at school – just make sure you also have a bouquet of her favorite flowers waiting for her at the final destination too!
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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

How To Make Mom A Tourist On Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016

We know that traditional Mother’s Day plans usually include things like brunch or breakfast in bed, but it never hurts to try something a bit more out of the box! Take a minute to ask yourself this – even if you live super close to your state’s city, how many tourist attractions have you and mom actually ever seen? If your answer is something like “none” or “not many,” treat mom to a day out this Mother’s Day and hit up one of these hot spots:

Atlanta

Hello Hot’Lanta! There is so much for our southeast moms to check out in this incredible city – some of our favorite ATL attractions include:

The World of Coca-Cola – Learn about the history of coca-cola AND get a chance to taste over 100 flavors of coca-cola products!
The Georgia Aquarium – A must-see for all animal lovers, the Georgia Aquarium offers guests a chance to get up close and personal with some of the city’s best marine life!
SkyView Atlanta – Located right near the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium, the SkyView ferris wheel offers the opportunity to check out amazing views of downtown Atlanta!

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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

Gifts for New Moms on Their First Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016
Portrait of happy mother and baby at home

It doesn’t matter if she’s been a mom for five years, 50 years, or all of five minutes – all moms deserve some recognition on Mother’s Day! Focusing on the latter example, do you know someone who will be celebrating their first Mother’s Day this year? If you have a friend or family member that has recently started to experience motherhood for the first time, we’re here to help you find the perfect gift for her – check out our ideas below.

Portrait of happy mother and baby at home

Personalized Family Circle NecklacePersonalized Jewelry

Moms love anything that have to do with their children, and they also love jewelry, so put them together and present your new mom with a personalized piece that has their child’s name or picture on it! One of our favorite pieces is the personalized family circle necklace, which has been designed to represent the bond parents share with their children.

 

A Day At The Spa

Motherhood can be exhausting – especially for those who are just getting started! That said, give your new mom the opportunity to rest and unwind by taking the kids off her hands and sending her to the spa. Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Gifts for Grandma

May 5, 2016
Portrait of happy grandma, mother and daughter

When most people think about Mother’s Day, we have a pretty good feeling that their first thought solely revolves around their own mom. And while yes, Mother’s Day is designed for us to show our moms just how much we love and care for them, let’s not forget about those other motherly figures such as our grandmothers – they certainly deserve some attention too!

Portrait of happy grandma, mother and daughter

Once you’re done figuring out how you’ll recognize mom this year, it’s time to move onto grandma, and today, we’ve outlined a few gifts for you to help make your holiday planning a bit easier:

A Collage

Grandchildren are some of the most important people in the eyes of a grandparent, so why not make a collage filled with pictures of grandma’s granddaughters and grandsons? All you need to do is ask everyone in the family to send you some of their best photos, then you can be as creative as you’d like to put all of them together! Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

What Type Of Flower Is Your Mom?

May 3, 2016
Tulips with tag and text for mother's day on wooden background

Ask anyone what they’ll be getting mom for Mother’s Day, and we bet almost every response will include flowers. But considering how popular of a gift flowers are, we suggest that you not just select any flower, but rather, take your gift giving to the next level by finding a flower that is a perfect match to mom, her personality, and the bond you share!

Tulips with Happy Mother's Day Tag

Check out our Mother’s Day flowers guide below to learn which type of floral arrangement you should be selecting this year:

Roses

Mother’s day roses are an absolute classic, and thus, one of the most popular that people come to us for each Mother’s Day! Depending on the color you choose, roses can symbolize everything from love (red) to purity (white), friendship (yellow), joy (pink) and passion (orange). If you’re looking for a combination of emotions to describe mom and your relationship, you can even choose from a bouquet of mixed colors!

Mother's Day White & Pink Roses
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10 Ways to Honor Thy Mother This Mother’s Day

April 27, 2016

Our moms mean absolutely everything to us, and we bet yours mean the same to you! And although we definitely don’t need an excuse to let them know just how much we love and appreciate them, Mother’s Day is a pretty perfect opportunity to do so.

Woman with her Mom

What do you have planned to honor mom on Mother’s Day this year? Below, we’re sharing some of our favorite ways to celebrate and honor her in case you’re out of ideas. Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays

Celebrate Arbor Day with These Fun Facts and Tree Planting Tips

April 27, 2016

Did you know that Arbor Day is an internationally celebrated holiday?  In fact, each country has their own date for Arbor Day which depends on the climate and planting seasons of their region.  In the United States, Arbor Day 2016 is April 29th!
arbor-day-trees-with-tulips

What is Arbor Day?

Arbor Day is a day to celebrate the role trees have in our lives. People and communities are encouraged to plant trees as well as care for existing trees in the neighborhood.

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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Quotes For Your Mother’s Day Card

April 26, 2016
if-i-had-a-single-flower

Tulip With Mother's Day CardThere may still be a few weeks left before Mother’s Day arrives, but it’s never too early to start planning what you’ll say in your Mother’s Day card! In addition to letting mom know how much we love and appreciate her, one of our favorite things to do is bring out the Hallmark in us and insert a quote or two! Check out a few of our favorites below:

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” – Oscar Wilde

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana

“Mom, when thoughts of you are in our hearts, we are never far from home.” – Anonymous

“A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” – Amy Tan

"A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place" - Amy Tan

“Behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins.”
– Mitch Albom

“No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” - Sarah Josepha Hale

“No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale

“No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” - Sarah Josepha Hale

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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Crafts For Kids

April 25, 2016

Although it feels like we were just celebrating the New Year and Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day is already just about here! For husbands, adult children, and even parents of parents who have celebrated many Mother’s Days, picking out the perfect gift can be easy. On the other hand, though, younger children may not be so sure about what to get or do for mom that will have her smiling from ear to ear – that’s why we’re here to help!

Beautiful happy little girl coloring for Mother's Day

Below, discover a few of our favorite Mother’s Day crafts that kids can make for mom this year: Continue Reading…