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Build a Prom Corsage

In our area, Prom season isn't just one or two weeks, it's almost 2 months long. This year we are trying to step our designs and have started offering "Build a Corsage" style of ordering. Our new Prom boards are such a great tool for the guys and girls to choose the individual elements that will make up their Wearable Flowers.

The way it works is, they choose what they would like their flowers to be on, whether it's a rhinestone bracelet, a head band, a necklace or even an arm band. Each one shows their retail price. Then they move on to choosing the flowers. Again, each price is shown for them. Then they move on to the extras such as gems, sprays, feathers, ribbon, etc. They can choose to add as many of those as they like. Add them up and that's the cost.

The flowers for the boys work pretty much the same way, chose the flower, add a bit of bling and before you know it, you have a custom boutonniere that only he'll have!!

To see more of our Floral offerings, visit our website at www.sendingsmiles.com or our facebook page at www.facebook.com/localflorist for our Princeton, NJ shop or www.facebook.com/sendingsmiles for our Yardley, PA shop. We can be reached at 609.520.2005 or 215.493.1400. Happy Prom everyone!!
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