Category Archives: Floral Occasions & Holidays

Petal Talk provides helpful information, ideas and tips on everyday floral occasions like anniversaries and birthdays and annual flowers holidays like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Christmas and more!

DIY Easter Craft Egg Bouquet

Turn brightly colored plastic eggs into an impressive bouquet with just a few simple steps. This DIY Easter craft can be used as not only an adorable Easter decoration, but also as a creative party favor for kids! Simply fill … Continue reading

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How to Make a Floral DIY Easter Basket

Whether you are expecting long-distance guests or simply celebrating with the family, adding touches of Easter colors and symbols is a great way to revitalize your space and add a feeling of excitement to the air. A simple way to … Continue reading

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DIY Easter Candy Centerpiece

Once April hits, stores everywhere get a pastel-packed makeover, with their aisles overflowing with vibrant Easter candy and treats. This year, incorporate those festive sweets into your décor with the help of stunning seasonal flowers! We took some of our favorite Easter sweets and used … Continue reading

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Pressed Flower DIY Easter Eggs

Between munching on delicious chocolate bunnies and prepping the home for family reunions and Easter brunch, come April, decorating Easter eggs has become a yearly tradition in almost every household! From traditional dye kits to unique Easter egg decorating ideas, … Continue reading

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DIY Easter Crafts: How to Make an Easter Floral Arrangement

Welcome Easter with Unique Easter Decorations Easter is Sunday, April 20th! Make it a truly original celebration with this fun DIY Easter floral arrangement! Materials Needed for DIY Easter Floral Arrangement *Egg carton (Colorful plastic or styrofoam is preferable) *6 … Continue reading

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The History of Easter Baskets

When Easter hops along, kids of all ages look forward to one thing the most: getting a beautiful Easter basket stuffed with Easter eggs, chocolate, candy, toys and more. Today, these little bundles of Easter treats aren’t just a simple … Continue reading

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How to Throw a Spring Flower Party

The awe-inspiring landscape of spring is certainly a reason to celebrate! Invite friends and neighbors to bask in the beauty of this season by hosting a fresh and fun garden party. The age old saying “April showers bring May flowers” … Continue reading

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About April Fool’s Day & Friendly Prank Ideas

April 1st, more commonly known as April Fool’s Day, is the one day of the year when it’s perfectly acceptable to play pranks on those around you! The origins of this holiday are not quite certain, with several different theories … Continue reading

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April Birthday Gift Ideas & Facts

April may be known for its showers, but those born in the fourth month make up for the seasonal downpour with their radiant personalities. So when their special day surfaces, show the birthday boy or girl just how much they … Continue reading

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Happy National Puppy Day!

National Puppy Day is on March 23, 2014! Not only is National Puppy Day a day to celebrate your pup, but it’s also a day to promote adoption of dogs and cats looking for a good home. To celebrate the … Continue reading

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How to Make A DIY St. Patrick’s Day Floral Arrangement

Bring In the Luck of the Irish with Unique St. Patrick’s Day Decorations St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, 2013 and what better way to decorate your house, than with this easy to make DIY St. Patrick’s Day floral arrangement! … Continue reading

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How to Throw a Puppy Party

National Puppy Day is March 23rd! Celebrate your favorite furry friend by inviting the (friendly) local canines over for a puppy party filled with woof-worthy treats and pooch-approved activities. Be sure you dog-proof your home before the big day – … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Decorations with Flowers

Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, is one of the largest festivals of the year with history dating back to the 18th century. Although the largest festival takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana, you can bring Mardi Gras right to your … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is the one day of year dedicated to making every woman in your life feel a little bit more appreciated and loved. Traditionally, flowers are the most popular type of gift to give during this holiday, so … Continue reading

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Celebrate Read Across America Day with DIY Floral Bookmarks

Did you know that March 3rd is National Read Across America Day?! Encouraging children to start reading at an early age is a great way to get them started on the road to success! Reading not only helps develop comprehension … Continue reading

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History of the Shamrock

It seems every year around March 17, the world gets a bit greener and Irish pride is on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Whether you are celebrating tradition or simply celebrating for the fun of it, there’s one symbol that’s … Continue reading

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March Birthday Gift Ideas & Facts

Just as the last icicles of winter are melting away, the month of March comes into play, tearing down the last of remnants of the winter season and replacing it with the seedlings of spring. The beauty of this landscape … Continue reading

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How Valentine’s Day is Celebrated Around the World

七夕– Valentinstag – Valentine’s Day — Día del Amor y la Amistad Valentine’s Day is a beautiful holiday celebrated in many countries throughout the world. Although the name of the holiday and date observed may differ, the same spirit of … Continue reading

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Meaning Of Valentine’s Day Symbols

Hearts and candies and flowers, oh my! During the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day, red and pink hearts seem to flood the streets and the sweet song of love and romance buzzes through the air. Although by now celebrating … Continue reading

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#How2Wow & Impress Your Valentine

Traditional Valentine’s Day roses and chocolates always make the perfect traditional gift, but this V-Day, how about thinking outside of the box to sweep your sweetie off her (or his) feet!? With a little extra thought you can make this … Continue reading

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How To Reuse Valentine’s Day Flowers

Valentine’s Day may be over, but you’re still left smiling over that stunning arrangement of flowers gifted to you by your special someone. Even though the flowers are slowly beginning to wilt, you can still continue to enjoy this thoughtful … Continue reading

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How To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Long Distance Sweetie

Its’s no secret that long distance relationships are rough – from the lack of physical contact to the differences in time zones, and maintaining that spark you once had in the beginning now takes patience and hard work. Once Valentine’s … Continue reading

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February Birthday Gift Ideas & Facts

February may be associated with Valentine’s Day, but those born in the second month of the year know it’s not all about candy hearts and roses! The name “February” originates from the latin word “februum”, meaning purification; a perfect description … Continue reading

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DIY Valentine’s Day Card Using Pressed Roses

A stunning bouquet of a dozen fresh roses may be the way to your sweetie’s heart on Valentine’s Day, but the card is your chance to convey the messages that flowers may not. This year, combine the beauty of nature’s … Continue reading

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How to Make Paper Lilies and Love Notes

February 14 may be the official day of love and romance, but why wait until then to celebrate your sweetie?! Start the Valentine’s Day festivities early with 14 days of love notes – one note a day starting February 1st … Continue reading

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What To Get Him For Valentine’s Day?

Whether you’re planning a romantic night out or an intimate night in, surprise your man with a gift that’ll make him want to shower you with roses all year long. Rather than spending countless hours stressing over what to get … Continue reading

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DIY Valentine’s Day Décor: How to Make Tissue Paper Roses!

Remember when we decked the halls with tissue paper flowers? Well, now it’s time to put a fancy twist on an old favorite. The most romantic day of they year is almost here, so let’s get your house ready for … Continue reading

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Creative Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas

Unique Ways to Propose to Your Bridesmaids Your groom may be the one waiting for you at the end of the aisle, but it’s your caring and loyal bridesmaids that are going to help get you there! Your bridal party … Continue reading

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January Birthday Gift Ideas & Facts

January represents a new year, a fresh start, and for some – a farewell to one age and “hello” to the next. While you may still be recovering from the holiday mayhem, those special few born in the first month … Continue reading

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Ring in 2014 with New Years Party Ideas!

Bottoms up! It’s time to raise a toast to another exciting year past … and the promise of new opportunities in the year ahead. So gather your old acquaintances that shall never be forgot (plus some new friends you’ve made … Continue reading

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All About Kwanzaa

It’s time to honor family ties, community bonds and African-American culture: Kwanzaa 2013 begins Thursday, December 26, and ends on Wednesday, January 1! Kwanzaa History and Traditions Kwanzaa began back in 1966, when Professor Maulana Karenga of California State University, Long … Continue reading

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Christmas Around the World

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and not just in the United States… in other countries around the world, too!  Although many countries across the globe celebrate Christmas, did you know each one has their own truly original … Continue reading

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Why Christmas Poinsettias Are THE Holiday Flower

Nothing conjures up images of a traditional Christmas celebration quite like the rich, velvety poinsettia plant. Since these blooms have become so tightly connected with the winter holidays, we bet you didn’t know they’re actually tropical! Here’s how Christmas poinsettias … Continue reading

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Merry Family Activities for Christmas

With all the hustle and bustle of shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts, it’s easy to lose sight of what the holiday is truly meant for: spending quality time with the family, passing down timeless traditions and spreading the spirit of … Continue reading

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DIY Stocking Stuffer Idea: Flower Soap!

The Christmas tree is decorated and packed to the gills with presents, but what about those empty stockings hanging over the fireplace? If you’re in need of a fast and easy DIY stocking stuffer idea, make your own miniature flower … Continue reading

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How to Make Tissue Paper Flower Ornaments for Your Christmas Tree

If you want a more casual, low-maintenance alternative to our fresh flower ornaments for your Christmas tree, look no further! Create these super-fun, super-festive tissue paper flowers instead. They look just like real flowers, and their decorating potential isn’t limited … Continue reading

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How to Make Fresh Flower Ornaments for Your Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how lovely are thy flowers! Bring your tree to life this season and decorate it with some beautiful fresh blooms. All you need is some festive Christmas flowers and a few clear glass ornaments … Continue reading

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How to Make a DIY Christmas Centerpiece

’Tis the season to be jolly!  When Christmastime comes around, it’s hard not to get into the holiday spirit–from Christmas decorations in homes and in stores, to the gleeful background sound of Christmas music and carols, and of course who … Continue reading

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How to Make a DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Impress Thanksgiving hosts or guests this holiday by creating a gorgeous DIY Thanksgiving centerpiece to compliment the delicious meal! As we decorate the table with traditional Thanksgiving foods from turkey to yams, it is just as important to have the … Continue reading

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How to Say Thank You in Different Languages

Thanksgiving Day is a heartwarming time where people gather with friends and family and give thanks for all of their blessings. This year, we thought it would be fun to learn how to say “thank you” in different languages! Here’s … Continue reading

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Bring Back the Centerpiece this Thanksgiving with sMARt Tips from Expert Mar Jennings

Celebrations.com Expert Mar Jennings shows how to take your Thanksgiving decor from drab to fab with centerpiece ideas that are sure to inspire, no matter the size of your table! Watch this video featuring sMARt tips and impress your Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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How to Make Someone Smile Just Because!

Sometimes, you don’t even need a special reason or occasion to tell someone how great they are. If you know someone who brightens your every day, there are plenty of ways to return the favor. Here’s how to make someone smile … Continue reading

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Canada’s Remembrance Day Poppy

Every year on November 11th, Canadians celebrate Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day and Poppy Day. It is a National holiday in Canada that marks the anniversary of the official end of World War I. It is a day … Continue reading

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How to Make a DIY Halloween Flower Arrangement with Halloween Candy

Looking for the perfect decoration for a Halloween party? Wow your guests by making this DIY Halloween flower arrangement featuring a ceramic pumpkin, your favorite candies, and the best fall flowers! In just 9 easy steps, I’ll show you how to … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Halloween Costume Idea: How to Make a DIY Flower Costume

Looking for a last-minute Halloween costume for you or your kids? Instead of dropping close to $100 at the Halloween warehouse, get inspired by your favorite blooms and make this adorable DIY flower costume instead. It’s fast, fun and cheap: … Continue reading

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Sweet Ideas for Sweetest Day Gifts

Sweetest Day is on Saturday, October 19, 2013! In our “What Is Sweetest Day?” blog post, you may have learned that Sweetest Day is the sugary-est holiday of the year, where you can show your love and appreciation to friends and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Internationally: Giving Thanks Around The World

There are many holidays around the world similar to Thanksgiving here in America, where people give thanks and celebrate what they are thankful for in life. Whether it is being thankful for good health, having food and shelter, or amazing … Continue reading

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What Is Sweetest Day?

Mark your calendars: Sweetest Day is on October 19, 2013! What is Sweetest Day, you ask? It’s the sugary-est holiday of the year, and it’s celebrated on the third Saturday of October. History of Sweetest Day It all started back … Continue reading

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Boss’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Personality

It’s time to celebrate the head honcho with some Boss’s Day gift ideas! Boss’s Day, which is observed on October 16, is a day for employees to acknowledge their managers for all of the hard work they do throughout the … Continue reading

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How to Honor National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

It’s time to go pink: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Charities are teaming up with women across theU.S.to raise awareness of the disease, fight for a cure and provide support to affected families. According to the American Cancer … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Wife Gift Ideas for Wife Appreciation Day!

Husbands, mark your calendars: September 22 is Wife Appreciation Day! For those of you who haven’t heard of this little-known unofficial holiday, it’s set aside for husbands to show their wives how thankful they are for everything they do … especially all … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Elders: Everything You Need to Know About National Grandparents Day!

They aren’t just the wise leaders of the family. They’re the caring, selfless individuals who brought your parents to life, and helped raise you with love and tenderness too. They’re Grandma and Grandpa, and it’s time to honor them on … Continue reading

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Beachy August Birthday Gift Ideas Inspired by the August Birthstone

Those with August birthdays are true beach babies: They were born in one of the hottest months of the year, perfect for heading out to the coast and enjoying the sun, sand and waves. Even their birthstone, the peridot—known as … Continue reading

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Thoughtful July Birthday Gift Ideas for the One You Love

Just like the sunny summer month they were born in, our loved ones with July birthdays are warm, bright and always cheerful. So when their big day comes along, giving them a thoughtful present is the perfect way to show … Continue reading

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4th of July Fun Facts: 15 Things You May Not Know About America’s Birthday

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate the birthday of our beautiful country, we’ve put together a list of 15 little-known 4th of July fun facts. So gather ’round the barbecue grill and show off your patriotic pride by sharing this … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Having an Awesome Beach Picnic This Summer

How to Pack the Perfect Beach Picnic and Make a DIY Beach Flower Centerpiece! Hitting the shore for a day of good food, good weather and good company? Don’t let the sand and ocean breeze put a damper on your … Continue reading

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Make Your 4th of July Flowers Pop With DIY Sparklers!

Forget the rockets’ red glare: This DIY project will make your 4th of July flowers shine brighter than the fireworks bursting in the air! Light up the summer sky and your favorite red, white and blue blossoms with a few … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Red, White and Blue With a DIY 4th of July Vase for Your Flowers!

O, say can you see … your flowers shining so brilliantly? With its broad stripes and bright stars, this DIY luminary 4th of July vase makes the perfect décor for your patriotic celebration. Show off its star-spangled beauty indoors or … Continue reading

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Salute the Flag: Make Your Own DIY 4th of July Wreath!

Raise your flags up high; it’s almost time to celebrate the 4th of July! Salute the stars and stripes with a firecrackin’ fun decoration for your front door. This DIY 4th of July wreath is surprisingly easy to make: All … Continue reading

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Score a Hole in One on Father’s Day With These Golf Gift Ideas for Dad!

Fore! Father’s Day 2013 is headed straight for us in just a few days, so now is the best time to look ahead and find the perfect gift for Dad. If playing a round at the local golf course is your … Continue reading

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Getting to Know the 1800Flowers.com Dads: A Father’s Day 2013 Celebration

These hardworking superdads deliver smiles at work and at home! We’d like to introduce you to the 1800Flowers.com dads, whom we have the pleasure of working with every day. Here’s what they love best about being a father … and which truly … Continue reading

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Top Ten Father’s Day Ideas

Make this Father’s Day the best one yet with our list of Father’s Day ideas! Looking for the perfect way to thank Dad for all of his hard work? How about taking some time on Father’s Day to do something fun … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Around the World

Today, Father’s Day is celebrated with special gifts for Dad not only in the United States, but all over the globe! Here’s a complete calendar of Father’s Day dates around the world: Tweet

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Father’s Day Gift Guide – All Under $40!

Use this handy Father’s Day gift guide to make this Father’s Day the best one yet! Don’t forget! Father’s Day is just around the corner! Make sure you take this time to thank Dad for all of his hard work. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift Idea: DIY Construction Boot Bouquet

Think the special dad in your life wouldn’t want to get flowers for Father’s Day? Think again. No father can resist a beautiful bouquet in a brand-new pair of shoes! A manly DIY construction boot bouquet does double duty as … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Craft for Kids: How to Make Father’s Day Gift Bags!

Father’s Day is a holiday when—after a long year of hard work—Dad finally gets to sit back, spend quality time with his family and be pampered like the king he is. And no one is more excited to shower their … Continue reading

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DIY Father’s Day Crafts: How to Make a Father’s Day Planter

Learn How to Create a Father’s Day Gift Using Plants Father’s Day 2013 is Sunday, June 16! Looking for a gift that fits dad’s personality for Father’s Day? It’s nice to buy dad something, but if you wanted to try … Continue reading

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Celebrating Dad: The History of Father’s Day

When you were a kid, you knew him as Prince Charming, Mr. Fix-It, and a Superman. Today, you see him as the strong, loving and supportive role model he’s always been—and always will be. Who is he? It’s Dad, of … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Helps Salute Fallen Heroes at the USS Intrepid’s Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Time to pay tribute to America’s bravest: Memorial Day is Monday, May 27! Every year on the last Monday in May, we honor the courageous men and women in the armed forces who have lost their lives. The holiday, originally known … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2013!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, moms-to-be, aunts, and all other special mother figures in your life! On Saturday, May 11, Saturday Night Live welcomed back Kristen Wiig and this Mother’s Day video was a true surprise … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mother’s Day 2013 at the Office: Meet Our 1800Flowers Moms

Here at the 1800Flowers headquarters, Mother’s Day is the biggest celebration of the year! To honor the talented mamas who help make up our great team, we’d like you to meet our 1800Flowers moms. Find out why being a mom … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Craft: DIY Candy Bouquet for Mom

No one is sweeter than Mom. So while you’re waiting for her fresh Mother’s Day flowers to arrive in the mail, get creative and make her a truly original arrangement entirely out of sugary treats! This gorgeous DIY candy bouquet … Continue reading

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DIY Mother’s Day Crafts: How to Make a Mother’s Day Floral Arrangement

Create a Mother’s Day Gift Using Flowers & A Reusable Watering Can! Mother’s Day 2013 is Sunday, May 12! Buying Mother’s Day flowers is always a winning gift, but if you’re interested in attempting to make a flower arrangement for … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Rings in Mother’s Day 2013 at the NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Jim McCann, founder and CEO of 1-800-Flowers.com, had the honor of ringing the Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to kick off Mother’s Day! The 1-800-Flowers team and their friends—including Brian Brewer, … Continue reading

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Nice Things to Do for Mom on Mother’s Day

Whether she’s helping you run errands, cooking up your favorite meal, or watching the kids so you and your lovebird can get some alone time, your supermom always comes to the rescue when you need help. When Mother’s Day rolls … Continue reading

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms

No one is more excited to celebrate Mother’s Day than a brand-new mommy! Make her first big day a memorable one: Give her something that’ll always remind her of her proudest moment as a mom. To help you find the … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Mother’s Day Quotes: Because Mom Deserves the Best

Your mom means so much to you: She’s your best friend, your guardian, your idol. So when you’re penning her Mother’s Day card, it’s only natural to be at a loss for words. After all, how can you ever really … Continue reading

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How to Care for the Planet on Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! It’s time to show Mother Nature some love. We have plenty of great ways you can celebrate … and help the environment at the same time! Read on to find out more about how to care for … Continue reading

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Vote for Your Favorite Mother’s Day Bouquet Online & You Could Win a Free Bouquet!

Mother’s Day is all about getting mom what she loves! We want to know what your mom loves so vote for your favorite Mother’s Day bouquet by “liking” our Mother’s Day floral arrangements! We’ll also be choosing five random voters to win a free Mother’s … Continue reading

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The History of the Easter Lily & How It Became the Most Popular Easter Flower

Easter is almost here, and there’s only one flower that can really capture the sacred spirit of the holiday: the Easter lily! The pure white color of this blossom has long symbolized the purity, hope and new life of spring, … Continue reading

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Creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Spice up Your Easter Egg Hunt With These Helpful Tips The hunt is on! This weekend, tracking down those Easter eggs doesn’t have to be a plain old game of hide-and-seek. Check out these creative Easter egg hunt ideas and … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day

Administrative Professionals Day 2013 is Wednesday, April 24. Most businesses require a lot of time and effort from any number of employees in order to function at their best, all the time. Administrative Professionals Day is a celebration of the amazing people that … Continue reading

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Enter the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM® International Women’s Day Treats & Trivia Contest on Twitter

International Women’s Day is Friday, March 8th, but 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is starting the celebration early with its newly launched “Women’s Week” Floral Collection and a Twitter Treats Trivia Contest! International Women’s Day celebrates the achievements of women worldwide and inspires the … Continue reading

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50 Super Cool Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

“So … what do you wanna do?” That’s one question you’ll never have to ask your Valentine again! Here’s a list of 50 super cool Valentine’s Day date ideas to make those love flames burn even higher. Glide around at … Continue reading

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Fun Love Facts: Excerpts From the Book “Celebrating Love”

Think you know everything about matters of the heart? Guess again! There’s a lot more to that weak-in-the-knees feeling you get every time you lay your eyes on that someone special. To honor the arrival of Valentine’s Day, here are … Continue reading

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How to Say ‘I Love You’ to Your Valentine in 50 Different Languages

On Valentine’s Day, summing up so much passion and adoration into three little words hardly seems to do your sweetheart justice. So if you really want to tell your Valentine that you love them to the end of the earth … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Flowers in the 1800Flowers Lobby

It’s beginning to look a lot like Valentine’s Day in the 1-800-flowers.com lobby! This week’s Valentines floral arrangement features scattered red rose petals and pink tulips! Tweet

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Deliver Valentine Smiles With Funny Valentine’s Day Messages

There’s no doubt about it: Flowers are the best at delivering smiles, and hilarious greeting cards are the best at delivering gut-busting laughter. So this Valentine’s Day, the smile pros at 1-800-Flowers.com have teamed up with the comedic geniuses of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day for Singles: 10 Ways to Have Fun on V-Day If You’re Single

Did Cupid’s arrow fail to hit your heart in time for February 14? Don’t fret! It’s not just a holiday for lovebirds. There are tons of ways to have fun on Valentine’s Day if you’re single; the key is being … Continue reading

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20 Tips on How to Plan a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two

With the noisy swarms of couples and the irrationally high menu prices, going out for Valentine’s Day is more of a hassle than a luxury. Who needs that when you can create a five-star experience right out of your own … Continue reading

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5 Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for a One-of-a-Kind Sweetheart

Your Valentine is like no other. After all, that’s why you love them! So grabbing any old heart-shaped box of chocolates off the drugstore shelf simply won’t do. You’ll need something extraordinary—something that’s truly original, just like them. But don’t … Continue reading

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How to Make a DIY Valentine’s Day Coupon Book!

Whether you want to add a dash of excitement to your relationship or say a big thank-you to a beloved family member, spoil your Valentine with a fun DIY coupon book. It makes a cute and practical addition to the usual Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Love Quotes for Romantic Valentine’s Day Card Messages

One of the toughest things to do on Valentine’s Day is to put pen to paper and tell your sweetheart how much you love them. Why? Because, sometimes, words just aren’t enough. But even though capturing your most passionate emotions by … Continue reading

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DIY Valentine Gift Ideas for Him: The Man Bouquet!

Ladies, let’s face it: Men don’t look forward to getting flowers on Valentine’s Day as much as we do. So how’s a girl supposed to show her guy that she cares? Make him a personalized man bouquet instead! Grab a few … Continue reading

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How to Pick the Right Valentine’s Day Flowers for Your Sweetheart

Roses are red, violets are blue … and picking the perfect Valentine’s Day flower is so hard to do! Actually, it only feels like it is. When you’re looking for a truly original bouquet for your Valentine, it may seem … Continue reading

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The Most Popular Christmas Flowers to Decorate With

Flowers are Mother Nature’s very own decorative ornaments, so it’s no surprise that they’ve become a staple of Christmas décor all over the world! There are so many festive blossoms to choose from, it’s impossible to stick with just one … Continue reading

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How to Make A DIY Advent Calendar for Christmas

Most people think that Christmas is all about waking up on December 25 and exchanging presents with loved ones. But, as with the best things in life, it’s the journey that counts—not the destination. The truth is that the most … Continue reading

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Different Uses for Christmas Wreaths

Lush evergreen wreaths are one of the most versatile decorations you can use to bring some traditional warmth into your home at Christmastime. And when you opt for a beautiful faux arrangement—like our Pine Wreath, which is decorated with festive … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Decorating Ideas

The luxuriously red and green leaves of the poinsettia capture the most festive colors of the season, and their star shape (which comes in all sorts of sizes) makes them a joyous decoration for everything from Christmas trees to dinner … Continue reading

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When Is Hanukkah?

Get your menorahs and dreidels ready: Hanukkah 2012 begins this Saturday, December 8, and ends on Saturday, December 16! History of Hanukkah Hanukkah (חֲנֻכָּה), also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day celebration of the Jewish victory over … Continue reading

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