Using Valentine favorites–roses, carnations and mini carnations, tulips, alstroemeria, hypericum[read more]
Compared to our competitors for luxury gifts—jewelry, gourmet dinners, premier chocolates or a cruise—Valentine flowers are cost-effective. Still, you never want your designs to be considered or look cheap.
Value is subjective, but for those who want to give quality flower arrangements[read more]
That’s what floral hot for 2018.
Yes, we are talking North Pole in January. With the opening yesterday of the January Gift and Home Show at Atlanta’s America’s Mart, we’re looking ahead: Smithers-Oasis is there to debut a new showroom featuring new trends[read more]
As if 2017 wasn’t dramatic enough, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet also suggests mystery and intrigue for the new year ahead.
Complex? Yes. Contemplative? Certainly. Good for floral design and designers? Absolutely.
Does Pantone’s forecast matter?[read more]
Revisit our six most-read 2017 Idea Weekly wedding blogs to discover trend-savvy design tips and techniques you can use to upsell your 2018 weddings.
Four Designers Share Floral[read more]
Thirty years later, lives, love, friendship—and flowers—aligned.
Not only did Kim Morrill joyfully keep her wedding flowers promise, she brought two floral design pros with her.
All photos: The Photography[read more]
Because it sells, it’s versatile and can trigger add-on sales.
Not only has this idea successfully crossed the ocean, wreaths are also a good place to make use of leftover flowers.
“This design sells very well for us at Christmas fairs,”[read more]
They want to know you’re familiar with the 2018 wedding trend they like and can customize their flowers with their personal style.
What do you need to know to attract trend knowledgeable couples in 2018?
International Floral Distributors,[read more]
Are you dreaming of a White Christmas but live where the white stuff outside is sand, not snow? Paul Miller AIFD of Fort Lauderdale—aka ‘Mr. Christmas’ to his close friends—shares his gift for creating cool looks in warm places.
Paul shared these great Christmas tree photos and decorating ideas with us.[read more]
The Advent wreath.
You and your customers can enjoy this horizontal wreath with candles as a religious symbol or festive holiday décor at home, the office and events.
All photos: Sharon McGukin
Floral wreaths have been displayed at least[read more]