Real Wedding: San Diego Private Estate

COVID has cancelled almost everything this year, but not love! We truly are so lucky to be able to work with our brides and grooms during this unprecedented time to make their wedding dreams still come true.

This private estate wedding had it all: dogs, boho vibes, a photo booth van, and pampas grass! Thanks to Laurie Ashley Photography for the photos and to the bride and groom for letting us in on your special day.

Spreading Kindness With Flowers

November is often thought of as the month of gratitude, but did you know that it also has some kindness thrown in too? World Kindness Week is happening Nov 9th-14th with World Kindness Day on November 13th. We could all use some extra kindess these days and you can start spreading it with our flowers!

Season of Light Flower Arrangement
This arrangement features exotic-looking delphinium, magical roses, playful hydrangea, spray mums and the sunshine’s warmth of sunflowers in a cube vase.

Perfect Time Flower Arrangement
Presented in a clear glass cylinder vase, admire the whimsical nature of the Spider Mums and Kermit Pom, the splendor of the timeless Spray Rose, and the modern charm of every Curly Willow.

Moonlit Bonfire Flower Arrangement
Featuring Chrysanthemums, Snapdragons, and Solidago, with added extra warmth of a ruby red vase.

Fruit Delight Basket
A combination of fresh and healthy fruit, including grapefruit, apples, oranges, pears and grapes that comes in a specialty container or basket.

Blue Island Flower Arrangement
A combination of blue and white flowers in a deep blue vase.

Saying Thank you With Flowers

November is National Gratitude Month and the best way to show you’re thankful for someone is by sending flowers. We have so many new blooms in the shop for the season. It’s always the right time to say THANK YOU! We are grateful for your continued support.

Expressions Of Gratitude Flower Arrangement
Express your graceful gratitude when you send this hand-delivered gift. A single butterfly visits this grouping of peach roses, green hydrangea, carnations, dianthus and berries topped with loops of lily grass. This gift is sure to be a pleasant surprise.

Beautiful In Blue Bouquet
Beautiful blooms such as blue hydrangea, crème roses, white lilies and alstroemeria along with yellow and white chrysanthemums, eucalyptus, limonium and more are beautifully arranged in a dazzling cobalt blue vase.

Flourishing Beauty Bouquet
This natural arrangement includes white roses, white asiatic lilies, green carnations, green cushion spray chrysanthemums, green hanging amaranthus, bupleurum, leatherleaf fern, pitta negra, parvifolia eucalyptus, seeded eucalyptus, and a large green potted echeveria succulent. Delivered in a weathered slate round pot.

Secret Garden Basket Plant
A pink kalanchoe, hypoestes, green nephthytis and both Boston and maidenhair ferns are delivered in a delightful round wicker basket.

Your Sweet Smile By Teleflora Bouquet
This charming bouquet includes white roses, yellow spray roses, green carnations, green button spray chrysanthemums and white waxflower accented with assorted greenery. Delivered in a glass cylinder vase.

Real Wedding: Vow Renewal

Vow renewals are a heartfelt way to celebrate your love and reaffirm the promises you made to each other on your wedding day. We love having the opportunity to make flowers for a couple the second time around. A vow renewal is an opportunity to completely change up the flowers from the first time, or reimagine the same flowers in a new, updated way.

Thank you to True Photography for the photos and to the bride and groom for letting us in on your special day!

Real Wedding: Rancho Bernardo Inn

COVID  is definitely changing everything about weddings in 2020. But one thing is for certain: love is never cancelled! We worked with our bride and groom to achieve their vision among the backdrop at Rancho Bernardo Inn.

We used Eucalyptus and lots of whites throughout the ceremony and the reception. White roses for the bride and white hydrangea for her bridesmaids. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to adapt! Thank you to True Photography for the photos and to the bride and groom for letting us in on your special day.

Celebrating Grandparent’s Day with Flowers

National Grandparent’s Day is coming up on September 13. If you’re lucky enough to have a grandparent in your life or someone that is like a grandparent, then you know how much they mean to you.

The purpose of the holiday is to honor grandparents. And we couldn’t think of a better way to honor them then with flowers, or their favorite snacks in a basket. Whether they are near or far, we have you covered when it comes to sending a custom arrangement.

Watercolor Memory Flower Arrangement
With fantastic white hydrangea, energetic alstroemeria and oriental lilies, accompanied by carnations and roses. Watercolor Memory is a watercolor painting of flowers, brought to life.

Bloom With Brilliance Flower Arrangement
Orange spray roses accompanied by bright, open yellow roses, a blue thistle, and leucadendron flowers in a fabulous blue cube vase, will brighten up a room or office space with the vibrancy it brings.

Plant Basket With Butterflies Plant
A beautiful green plant combined with flowers and butterflies make a wonderful gift for any occasion.

Pure Happiness Bouquet
Sunny sunflowers, red roses and miniature carnations, bronze daisy spray chrysanthemums, large lavender monte cassino asters and autumn greens are beautifully arranged in a clear glass vase.

Chic And Styled Flower Arrangement
A naturally styled combination of lilies, roses and hydrangea in a clear vase accented with curly willow to make this simply styled design.

Real Wedding: Hidden Creek Lodge

Nestled in the woods lies Hidden Creek Lodge, a one-of-a-kind Rustic Natural forest that lets you discover the romance of nature with whispering pines and babbling brooks. The picturesque forest backdrops that we had to work with allowed our florals to really shine! We used lots of wildflowers and pampas grass, mixed with whites, blushes and some deep reds.

Thank you to the bride and groom (our nephew) for letting us in our their special day and to Whimsie Photo for the photos!

 

Resurrecting Romance With Flowers

I bet we can guess that you’ve never heard of National Resurrect Romance Week. It is celebrated the second full week in August, which is around six months after Valentine’s Day. This year, August 9-15, is the official Resurrect Romance Week.

When it comes to romance, we feel that flowers are the quintessential part of helping to spread the love. If you’re looking to resurrect the romance with someone in your life, here are some ways to start with our custom floral arrangements.

Swoon Over Me Dozen Red Roses Flower Arrangement
Sweep her off her feet with Swoon Over Me Dozen Red Roses. No doubt about it, she will know exactly how you feel when you surprise her with this expression of love.

Purely Elegant Flower Arrangement
This lush and lovely combination of roses and hydrangea is purely elegant.

Love It! Flower Arrangement
Some Roses are red, some Orchids are yellow, you know you want to gift this simple and elegant floral fellow. Equisetum, Eucalyptus and Bear Grass will have you raising your glass in awe of how much you Love It!

Season of Love Flower Arrangement
Every season is a good season for love; love is the essence of who we are. Season of Love is a thoughtfully designed flower arrangement that displays exotic delphinium, romantic, yet, sweet roses, hydrangeas that exude kindness, and happy, popping sunflowers in a beautiful blue cube vase.

Oh, Beautiful Flower Arrangement
This combination of roses, lilies and hydrangea are simply beautiful.

Celebrating Parents’ Day with Flowers

National Parents’ Day honors all parents on July 26th this year. Parents play a vital role in the lives of children. From our birth, parents protect, teach, provide, and serve as role models. As part of a family, we look to them for guidance. We honor all parents who do everything to raise and protect their children.

If you have parents still here, if you have parental figures, whatever a parent means to you, surprise them with a custom arrangement for National Parent’s Day. We have compiled a few of our favorites that will surely make them smile!

Expressions of Gratitude Flower Arrangement
Express your graceful gratitude when you send this hand-delivered gift. A single butterfly visits this grouping of peach roses, green hydrangea, carnations, dianthus and berries topped with loops of lily grass. This gift is sure to be a pleasant surprise.

Cheese, Cracker and Fruit Delight Gift Basket
A great variety of favorite fruit, cheese and crackers, with a touch of sweets in a specialty container or basket, that will make a perfect gift.

Flourishing Beauty Bouquet
Bring flourishing beauty to any occasion with this naturally elegant arrangement of fresh white flowers, fresh succulents and delicate greens. The wildly chic arrangement is presented to perfection in a charming weathered pot.

Secret Garden Basket Plant
Someone near or someone far. This gift is overflowing with robust beauty and lively energy. A pink kalanchoe, hypoestes, green nephthytis and both Boston and maidenhair ferns are delivered in a delightful round wicker basket.

Blue Island Flower Arrangement
A combination of blue and white flowers in a deep blue vase.

Sympathy and Funeral Flowers Guide

Do you ever wonder whether or not to send flowers for someone’s funeral? Knowing what type of floral arrangement to send depends on a number of factors, including your relationship to the deceased or survivors. Although there are no rules about sending flowers, there are some guidelines that can help you decide what to do.

How To Buy Funeral Flowers
Funeral flowers are sent to church services or funeral homes. A local florist will deliver your flowers or plants to the funeral or memorial service; the gesture of sending flowers conveys your sincerest feelings and offers a heartfelt message. Plants are often a beautiful way of providing a long-lasting tribute to the deceased, as well as presents an evergreen reminder of the goodwill and sentiment you wish to pass on to the bereaved during their time of grieving.

How to Buy for a Religious Funeral
Honoring the departed’s religious customs, traditions or cultural beliefs at a viewing or wake, funeral, cremation, or graveside service with appropriate flowers can be an essential aspect of these ceremonies. The grieving desires to ensure these services reflect the personality and beliefs of the loved one lost; religious flowers can often help reflect this in a big way.

How to Buy Sympathy Flowers
Flowers, plants, and fruit baskets are sent to the departed’s home to comfort the family during their time of sorrow and provide a lasting reminder of your thoughtfulness during a difficult time. Sympathy flowers and arrangements can serve as a keepsake in memory of the recipient’s loved one and provide a tasteful way to offer your sincerest condolences.

How to Write Sympathy Card Messages
Writing a heartfelt sympathy message isn’t easy. We search for words to express the right emotion. We wonder what would be comforting to hear. We worry about saying the wrong thing. It is important to remember that even though our words cannot take away the pain of losing a loved one, words can offer support and a reminder to the grieving, that they are loved. A short, sincere, sympathy card message can mean the world to someone. Speak from the heart. If you are still struggling with finding the right words, one of our compassionate and experienced florists can help.