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Happy Memorial Day from Flowerama Columbus

F5 Memorial Day is Monday, May 25th. Throughout Columbus, there will be many ways to reflect on our fallen heroes, including ceremonies, celebrations, and festive occasions that focus on patriotism and how much we value the freedom that we hold dear. They fought for us and now we must remember and honor them.F1

At all Memorial Day celebrations and remembrances, flowers are a way to reflect the beauty and love represented in remembering these heroes, many of which were our loved ones. To help you get ready for this weekend’s events, here are some ideas to celebrate the Red, White, and Blue whether you are at a gravesite service, barbecue, parade, or block party:

  • The 36-carnation and 24-carnation wreath offers a patriotic display of red, white, and blue carnations along with baby’s breath, fresh greenery, and ribbons attached to an easel.F2
  • The Patriotic Spirit Spray is a stunning standing spray of red carnations, white gladiola, and blue delphinium along with greenery and patriotic ribbons also attached to an easel.
  • The 36-carnation and 24-carnation option of patriotic flowers is also available as a hand-arrangement within a garden vase.
  • The American Patriot Sympathy Wreath has red roses, white mums and blue delphinium along with greenery and ribbons.F3

Along with these stunning flower arrangement, bouquet, and centerpiece ideas for Memorial Day celebrations and remembrances, you can also opt to create your own special floral arrangement by visiting our Columbus, OH flower shop now and working with our floral design team to create custom Memorial Day flower arrangements, Memorial Day centerpieces, or Memorial Day wreaths and standing wreaths.   F6

Another nice gift item for a special loved one is “A Soldier’s Prayer Throw and Easel,” which offers an inspirational prayer that has been embroidered into the throw. The prayer says, “Guide and protect this Soldier, oh Lord as through hard times of war we travel. Give us strength for the battle, hope for the future and courage to face the unknown. Keep this Soldier safe from harm as we pray for Peace.” It offers a nice sentiment and reminds us all of the incredible fight they willingly take on.

Throughout this weekend and on Memorial Day, we can deliver throughout the Columbus, Ohio area to your home or Memorial Day ceremony site. Call, order online, or visit our Columbus flower shop today! On behalf of our entire staff, we want to extend our best wishes to all the families that can proudly say they had a loved one fight the good fight for our country!

By |May 22nd, 2015|Memorial Day|Comments Off

Graduation in Columbus

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This is when we get to celebrate the hard work, accomplishment, and dedication to learning whether it is our Columbus high school students or recent grads from Ohio State University or other area colleges.

To help you get ready, just think of us as your headquarters for this graduation season. We have a range of graduation flowers and gifts, including many OSU gift items, to celebrate this year’s grad as well as balloon bouquets, greeting cards, stuffed animals and more. Plus, our floral design team and event staff can help you decorate for that graduation banquet awards ceremony or graduation day party.F4

Flower Arrangements that Say Congrats!

Flower arrangements and bouquets for the special grad are available in all varieties, colors, and price points to please the grad. Columbus flower shop favorites include a dozen roses, orchid plants, and arrangements of bright spring and summer flowers.

Our premium roses come in an array of colors and quantities. You can buy the grad a dozen or you can upgrade to three, four, or even five dozen spectacular long-stem roses.F2

Great Ohio State University Gifts

For those OSU grads, there are many gifts online and in our Columbus flower shop that you can get them or use for a graduation party to celebrate a college degree. Here are a few ideas:F3

  • Cheryl’s Cookies has created a Go Bucks collection of its famous and delicious cookies that are decorated with the OSU logo. They are available in various sizes, including half dozen, one dozen, and two dozen. An arrangement of 100 Cheryl’s Cookies is even available, which makes an easy dessert for that graduation party.
  • An Ohio State mug for tea or coffee is another way to offer a daily reminder to the OSU grad on a job well done.
  • OSU themed flower arrangements that come in a keepsake OSU mug are also available in various sizes and flower varieties but all reflect the school’s crimson colors.

Other Graduation Gift Ideas

We also have other types of Cheryl’s Cookies, chocolates, balloons, cuddly stuffed animals and numerous green gifts like green plants, orchids, dish gardens, and flowering plant baskets to give to the grad.

Graduation Day Orders and Delivery Schedule

For graduation day, the Columbus florist offers local and national deliveries with orders taken by phone, online, and in-store. Many flower arrangements and bouquets are now on sale while supplies last.

By |May 19th, 2015|Graduation|Comments Off

Prom Flowers for Columbus High School Dances

f1The junior and senior high school prom is one of those magical moments that you will remember the rest of your life, so it’s important that every detail be planned out so it can be as perfect as you imagine it will be! That includes everything from the dress and tuxedo to hair, makeup, and jewelry (and shoes!) to the limo to, of course, the prom flowers, including the corsage and boutonniere.f4

Since you may never have picked out prom flowers before, we are here to help with some advice and answers to commonly asked prom flower questions.

Answering Your Prom Flower Questions

  • Should the corsage match my dress? It’s up to you but let us suggest that you either create or select a prom corsage that features your dress color as part of the color combination or you select a completely different color that complements the dress style and color.
  • What are big prom flower trends this year? Not many pinned on prom corsages are requested as most dresses tend to be strapless. Instead, the hot trend are prom corsage wristlets that feature a bracelet with rhinestones or other embellishments. We also get requests for arm band corsages as well as flowers for the hair, especially if you plan on putting your hair in an up-do.f2
  • Who orders and pays for the corsage? Traditionally, your date has always picked out and purchased your corsage. Then, you return the favor by getting his boutonniere and exchange these on the night of the dance. However, today, it is typically purchased by Mom while you and your date come along to pick it out or your date just entrusts you with both.
  • What should I order prom flowers? You should place your order soon after you know you have a date so it’s taken care of and ready for pick-up on the day of the dance. We typically get a high volume of orders and you want to make sure that you can get the flower variety and color you want as well as ensure it’s ready when you are!f3

Custom Prom Corsages and Boutonnieres

Bring us your dress and sit down with our incredible floral design team here in our Columbus flower shop in order to custom create your prom flowers for the big dance!

Columbus Prom Corsage and Boutonniere Delivery

Our prom corsages and prom boutonnieres are typically available for in-store pickup only. Place your order today by phone, website, or in-store.

By |May 8th, 2015|Prom|Comments Off

Flowerama Columbus Offers Unique Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

f6Our Mother’s Day collection is the perfect place to start as you look to find the best gifts and ways to honor Mom this Mother’s Day. With less than two weeks to go and as one of the busiest days of the year for retailers and florists, it is time to make those brunch reservations and round up gifts to pamper Mom. May 10th will be here before you know it, so let us help you find the gifts to show Mom just how much you love her.Daisy 5

Floral Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

While roses remain a popular choice for Mom, including our premium long-stem roses in an array of colors like red, white, pink and yellow, there are other flower arrangements that offer a unique display.

To give you some idea of the beautiful and unique arrangements we offer for Mother’s Day, check out these four store and customer favorites:

  • Blissful Mom is a flower arrangement that comes in a cobalt blue glass vase that has been filled with roses, lilies, iris, gerbera daisies, and miniature carnations.f4
  • Brighten Her Day is a cheerful Mother’s Day bouquet of roses, carnations, green Fuji mums, and lilies in a glass cylinder vase that has been wrapped with a bold plaid ribbon.
  • Dazzle Mom is a gorgeous flower arrangement that features carnations and miniature carnations as well as alstromeria all hand arranged in a cylinder vase.
  • Momma & Her Pups is a unique flower arrangement for Mom that includes two white puppies and one pink dog made from carnations. These floral figures are then arranged with greenery in a wicker basket.

Custom Flower Arrangements for Mom

Another idea for Mom is to create a custom Mother’s Day flower arrangements by working with our incredible floral design team. You can bring in your own container, including something special to your Mom or you can use one of our vases or baskets.f5

Other Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Additionally, our Cheryl’s Cookies, Coblentz chocolates, and Ohio State University collection are popular sellers this Mother’s Day. We also have Yankee Candles, throws and pillows, and unique keepsake treasures that may appeal to your Mom.

Delivery Options for Mother’s Day

We offer local and national deliveries for Mother’s Day with orders taken by phone, online, and in-store. Special promotional pricing is available while supplies last on some of the items in our Mother’s Day collection so that is just another reason why you should order now!

By |May 1st, 2015|Mother's Day|Comments Off