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June 10th, 2017

If you are hiring businesses for your wedding, this is a must read.

Weddings are such an exciting time. They certainly are a huge right of passage for us. Going from one family and starting our own with someone we love is certainly worth celebrating. There are a million things to do and of course we need help with everything from budget planning, timelines to get everything done […]

May 1st, 2017

Please give Wedding Businesses a break!

Please give wedding vendors a break!   As you plan your wedding and get ready for the biggest day of your life, it would be appreciated if you gave your local wedding suppliers a break. Every day there are articles printed on how much weddings cost. There are people who offer their opinion on what […]

March 4th, 2017

Do you know how your comments affect the livelihood of others?

I have been in the business of flowers for the past 14 years. I really love that I work with such beauty and am able to help people express their emotions through flowers. Every day I wake up and look forward to work, even on those days where I might be feeling under the weather. […]

November 16th, 2016

Designing for holiday parties excerpt from Smithers-Oasis

In today’s post, Smithers-Oasis is a guest blogger who has written about designing for holiday parties. I hope you enjoy! Smithers-Oasis North America Design Director Sharon McGukin AIFD, AAF, PFCI, is a speaker and author known for her “edutaining” floral design tips and Southern charm. She has four decades of design experience, is past president […]

October 11th, 2016

Why couldn’t I stay at home today

We all have days when we wish we did not have to go to work. We could just stay home and enjoy the day. Today was one of those days for me but i knew that the store would not run itself so in I came. Part way through the morning, a very distraught lady […]

October 3rd, 2016

Preserving your Wedding Bouquets

  Many wedding couples would love to keep their wedding bouquets as a keepsake after their wedding. However, flowers do decay so preservation can sometimes be tricky. There are several methods you can take to help preserve your flowers. The least complicated is to dry or press your flowers first then look at different ways […]

March 9th, 2016

Are you looking for a quote on Wedding Flowers

Are you looking for a wedding floral quote? As florists, we are often asked to quote a bride on how much a bouquet would be to make. We are shown a picture and asked to give a price. It is important to understand why we ask what your budget is. Many times, the pictures you […]

February 27th, 2016

Are you Planning Your Wedding in 2017?

Are you planning your own wedding in 2017? Planning a wedding can be a really fun or an extremely exhausting experience, depending on how you choose to approach it. Having a positive attitude and knowing how to choose the right vendors will bring your special day to life. Wedding buy and sell sites are popular […]

February 5th, 2016

Why are rose prices so high at Valentine’s Day?

Why are rose prices so high for Valentine’s Day? So many people ask this question thinking that flower shops put up the prices so they can make more money at this busy time of the year. This is the real story and it all has to do with supply and demand. Growers need to pinch […]

January 21st, 2016

How much do those Wedding Flowers Cost???

This post was created to help brides everywhere get a realistic expectation of what magazine/pinterest wedding flowers cost. Brides spend countless hours looking and then bring the pictures to their florists not knowing the real costs. When this happens the floral designer is often in the uncomfortable position of letting a bride know that the designs she […]