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Cheer Up Flowers

Flowers are such a thoughtful way to brighten someones day. Take this adorable little floral design.... "my friend is feeling a bit down, can you create something to cheer her up"? Of course and so we made this sweet design. A cube vase filled with orange gerbera daisy, white stock, lavender daisy, hot pink roses, burgundy spray carnations, yellow sunflowers and silver dollar eucalyptus. The best time to send flowers for no occasion at all! To see this and all our custom designs be sure to visit our website !

Scenes from the Shop in Late June!

Late June has us creating designs for every occasion from Get Well, Birthday, Graduation and Beyond. The designers have been having fun with the designs they are making, including the arrangements in the cooler for those who need to dash in and back out!  Fresh cut bouquets of mixed flowers ready for those grab and go customers in a rush.   Summer candles arrived last month and are on full display, including this Sunshine in a Can candle from Aunt Sadies.   Coffee Coasters - a fun gift for the coffee drinkers in your life.   Who doesn't love yellow daisies , right?   Coffee mugs for your favorite nurse!   Gorgeous orchid plants in the shop this week!  We love making plant gardens and new tropical plants just arrived.   These polka dot plants are super cute and easy to care for and grown. The perfect indoor house plant.   Some adorable signage ~ the joy of the Journey is in the Ride.   Fresh stock grown in California just arrived in colors

Vote for Your Favorite for a Chance to Win Free Flowers

We think we have the most creative designers and we think you'll agree. Enter our contest to pick a new arrangement for our website. Just for voting you'll be entered to win free flowers. Voting is super easy. Just leave a comment with an arrangement number on this blog post of visit either of our facebook pages at www.facebook.com/localflorist or www.facebook.com/sendingsmiles to vote! 

Changing the Flowers Changes the Look

When I talk to people about their floral designs , whether they are for a wedding or just a floral gift, they often say ~ "I don't need those exact flowers, you can change the flowers to lower the cost". Here it is in a nutshell folks, changing the flowers, changes the look. Changing the flowers changes the texture and often changing the flowers changes the ability to make an arrangement in a certain color theme.  If you could create a very artsy, unique looking arrangement by using common flowers instead of expensive rare ones, everyone would do it, right? Take the bouquet in the picture below. This bouquet is created with quite a few different flowers such as scabiosa pods, mini calla lilies, spray roses, tea roses, hypericum berries and seeded eucalyptus. If you wanted to make a lower cost version of this bouquet, you probably could change out some of the callas with carnations but the calla lily has a very unusual shape and nothing else, with a lower cost, real