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Celebrating Your BFF: It’s International Friendship Day on July 30th

F2This Sunday, make sure your closest friends here from you so they know just how much you love that they are in your life. July 30th is International Friendship Day.

It’s a great excuse to send some special flowers that will add cheer to their lives even if you can’t get together in person to celebrate your friendship.

Our Just Because flower collection has some great ideas for friendship gifts. Check out some of the highlights:F2

Colorful Jubilee includes orange spray roses and bright yellow daisies in a teal cube with pink polka dotted ribbon.

Gardens of German Village is a garden arrangement with bold hues of orange, yellow, and pink with a touch of blue that includes a wide variety of flower types.F4

Whimsical Whitehall is a pink and orange bouquet that showcases roses, gerbera daisies, carnations, and many other flowers and greenery accents.

Bexley Royalty includes roses, stock, and wax flower in various shades of purple.

Country Garden has many hues of orange, pink, and yellow flowers that are arranged in a handcrafted wooden keepsake box that has been created by a local artisan.

Fancy Free Grove City features roses, alstroemeria, and carnations to create a stunning floral display.F6

Heavenly Hilliard contains white lilies, blue delphinium, and purple and green blooms for a unique presentation of flowers.

Smile For Me Obetz includes hot pink roses, orange spray roses, purple carnations and more in a glass bubble bowl.

Blue Roses Arranged in a Vase is a real standout. It has bright blue hand-dyed roses hand arranged in a vase. This is a truly original floral gift.

Many of the above flower arrangements are available in three sizes to suit your gift idea and budget.

While we cannot process international orders on our website, we can do so over the phone by calling 1-614-256-6646. There are additional fees associated with international orders. We also recommend placing your order at least three days in advance of when you would like it delivered. There are no international deliveries on the weekend.

By |July 27th, 2017|Friendship|Comments Off

Summer Celebrations of Friendship and Gardening

F1Summer is that special time of year when we have more time to think about our hobbies and friends now that school is over and we may even be able to take a vacation from work.

Kicking off the summer season are two special days right at the start of June that deserves consideration for special gifts for special people.

This includes National Gardening Exercise Day on June 6th and Best Friends Day on June 8th. F2

We are here to help you celebrate both special June days with our arrival of our summer collection of flowers and gifts. To get you started, we have hand-picked some of the favorites among our team at all of our Columbus flower shop locations:F3

Summer in Plain City is named after Plain City, Ohio and offers orange roses, pink Asiatic lilies, orange alstroemeria, dark pink carnations, and yellow sunflowers and daisy spray chrysanthemums in a glass vase.F4

Colorful Jubilee includes orange spray roses and bright yellow daisies. It comes in a teal cube with pink polka dotted ribbon.

Whimsical Whitehall is an array of pink flowers along with orange hues, including roses, gerbera daisies, carnations, and more.

Lewis Center Breeze is a collection of yellow and white flowers that reflect the bright hues of summer. The flower arrangement includes white hydrangea and green carnations mixed with yellow lilies, gerbera daisies, and chrysanthemums.F5

Blooms of Marble Cliff features pink roses with purple anemone, sunny yellow ranunculus and more.

Don’t forget that we also have a great collection of summer green and blooming plants, hanging baskets, and delicious summer-themed Cheryl’s Cookies.

You can order online, by phone, or in any of our Columbus flower shops. We deliver throughout the Columbus area as well as across the country.

By |June 5th, 2017|Friendship|Comments Off

Making Good with Neighbors on National Good Neighbors Day

Good neighbors make for safe and comfortable neighborhoods and tighter communities.

f1It is a way to reinforce the idea that we are all here to look after each other and share an area where we can all enjoy coming home.

National Good Neighbor Day on September 28th is designed to promote that idea and is a time where it’s encouraged to get to know your neighbors or do something nice for them.

You can host a block party or a backyard barbecue to bring everyone together. f2

Another idea is to give a special gift to those neighbors closest to you. We’ve got a great collection of gift ideas that can be an affordable and beautiful way to show your neighborliness.

Here are some of our gift ideas for National Good Neighbor Day: f4

• We partner with Cheryl’s Cookies to offer delicious treats. Right now, we have a great selection of fall favorites. For example, Pumpkins and Leaves Cutout Cookies offers one dozen individually wrapped buttercream frosted leaf and pumpkin cookies that make a great gift. They come delivered in a fall colored gift bag, which makes it a snap for gift giving. f3
• Antique Autumn is a unique floral display in a pine wheelbarrow full of fall flowers and accents.
• All Smiles is a welcoming gift with a keepsake ceramic smiley face container filled to the brim with yellow and white daisies.
• We have plant gifts too like Garden Ivy, which is a long-lasting ivy plant that comes topped with a butterfly accent. A Phalaenopsis Orchid Plant also makes a great gift that is low maintenance and meant to last for months.
• We have numerous Yankee Candles available. However, one of the most unique ways we offer these candles is Scents and Blooms, which combines a floral bouquet with matching large Yankee Candle.

Remember it’s easy to order from us for hand delivery.

You can visit any one of our Columbus flower shops, call us, or order online. Of course, you can also come pick up any gifts you want to give for National Good Neighbor Day!

By |September 27th, 2016|Friendship|Comments Off

Friendship Week is August 21-27th!

F1Celebrate your friendships during the third week of August, which is officially known as Friendship Week.

This year, it’s from August 21st to August 27th and offers a way to toast those special people in your life that are there for you, help you when you need it most, and add fun and laughter to your life. F2

F3While you can spend time with them, sometimes geography and life get in the way so you can also consider sending them a thoughtful gift of flowers or a special gift that lets them know you are still thinking of them during Friendship Week.

Here are some great ideas from our Columbus flower shops and our online store for Friendship Week:F4
• Summer in Plain City offers orange roses and alstromeria, dark pink carnations, yellow sunflowers and daisy spray chrysanthemums and pink Asiatic lilies. It comes in a glass vase.
Citrus n Blooms has roses, yellow miniature roses, orange alstromeria, and hot pink miniature carnations in a vase wrapped with a colorful plaid ribbon.
• Whimsical Whitehall features orange and pink flowers like gerbera daisies, roses, carnations and more. F6
• Orange Fields comes displayed in a handmade wooden Amish basket that has been filled with a variety of orange and yellow flowers.
• Watercolor Roses is a unique display where each bloom has been carefully dyed to create a watercolor effect. It comes in multiple sizes of blooms.
Scents and Blooms is a unique gift that combines fresh flowers and a large Yankee Candles. It’s available in an array of colors and scents.
• Bucket O’ Fun Cheryl’s Cookies offers 24 assorted Cheryl’s Cookies in a bucket. It’s a delicious way to celebrate a sweet friendship.F7

You can order in our store, by phone, or through our website. Don’t forget to let your friends know how special they are during Friendship Week!

By |August 16th, 2016|Friendship|Comments Off

Celebrating Friends from Around the World on International Friendship Day

F1Friends can be located anywhere in the world, especially now thanks to social media and the virtual friendships we add to our list.

While we appreciate them the whole year round, there are special days that are a great way to let them know just how much you care about them. One of these comes up on July 30th and is known as International Friendship Day. F3

We have a wide range of special flower arrangements that can help you celebrate these friendships. F4

Check out these beautiful ideas that represent your friendship:
• Pure Happiness is a stunning floral display sure to make your recipient smile and think about their friendship with you.
• The Be Sweet Bouquet contains roses and pink hydrangea in a glass cube. F5
• All Smiles has an adorable ceramic smiley face container that is brimming over with yellow and white daisies.
• Wine and Dine Roses is a keepsake wine class that has been filled with six red roses.
• Smile A Dot is a cute arrangement with white daisies and yellow alstromeria in a clear glass cube.
• Picnic at Pickerington Ponds comes in a handmade Amish basket and features hydrangea, wax flower, static, hypericum berries, carnations and miniature carnations.
• Sapphire Miracle is a sublime flower arrangement with blue delphinium, lilies, and white larkspur.

We are not able to process international orders via our website but can process the orders over the phone by calling 1-614-256-6646 or coming into our Columbus flower shops.
There are additional fees associated with international orders.

In addition, you will want to place your order at least three days in advance of when you would like it sent. There are no weekend deliveries for international orders.
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If you plan on ordering a gift for International Friendship Day for a friend in the U.S. or within the Columbus area, be sure to also check out our plants, Cheryl’s Cookies, Coblentz Chocolates, Yankee Candles and more to enhance that special gift.

By |July 26th, 2016|Father's Day, Friendship|Comments Off

Special Days for Flowers and Plants in June

F1Each month brings special celebrations, and June is no different. Two special days in the month include National Gardening Exercise Day on June 6th and Best Friends Day on June 8th.

The first is designed to bring awareness to the health benefits of gardening as well as to promote more replanting.F2

The second puts special recognition on those people in our lives that we consider our closest friends. Both serve as positive ways to help yourself and others, adding more joy to our lives. F3

With both special days, it’s a good idea to consider flowers and plants, which offer a beautiful way to share our sentiments as well as encourage gardening among our loved ones or even just for ourselves.

Our Columbus flower shops are here to help with gardening centers that include a wide array of seasonal merchandise.

Of course, you can also shop on our website and have items delivered to yourself or others. To give you some idea of what is available, check out these ideas:

  • Our outdoor summer plants include hanging flower pots with geraniums, petunias, or impatients as well as hanging ferns or flower pots with summer flowers like gerbera daisies.F5
  • We also have many planters with dish gardens or basket gardens that can be enjoyed indoors or transplanted into your garden or yard. For example, the Large Blooming Garden Basket contains a combination of seasonal blooming plants and green plants.
  • Our summer flower collection has arrived with many stunning blooms in bold colors as well as cooling pastel colors. Orange Polka Dot is a cube arrangement with orange spray roses and white daisies. Romantic Reynoldsburg has light pink spray roses and mini carnations as well as green miniature hydrangea in a glass cube. Orange Fields is arranged in an Amish basket handmade locally and features a wide array of orange and yellow summer flower varieties.F6

Order by phone, website, or in-store today for local Columbus delivery as well as national delivery on most items.

 

By |June 4th, 2016|Friendship|Comments Off

Tell Your Friends You Care During Friendship Week with Some Fresh Blooms

f1During this third week of August, which just happens to be Friendship Week, it’s a good time to pick up or order some fresh flowers to send to those special people in your life.f2

And, we are here to help at Flowerama Columbus, including all four of our Columbus flower shops.f3

Every friend has some great personality traits, which makes them truly unique.

Consider those traits when you look for flower arrangements that fit their preferences in terms of color and flower varieties.f4

Here are some ideas to get you started that cover all budgets (with many now on sale!) and styles:

  • Sunsplash has a touch of summer colors in a compact package.f5
  • Groveport Gardens offers sunflowers, roses, stock, snapdragons and button spray chrysanthemums along with myrtle, pittosporum, and salal for a summer gathering display.
  • The Be Sweet Bouquet shows your love in a glass cube filled with roses and a sea of pink hydrangea.
  • You are My Sunshine defines your friendship in shades of yellow within a glass cube vase.f6
  • Fancy Free Gove City comes with orange and hot pink flowers that include roses, carnations, and alstromeria.
  • Wonderful Westerville has yellow daisy chrysanthemums, purple asters, red and orange carnations and assorted greenery.

Don’t delay! Order your bouquets and flower arrangements for Friendship Week today and let your friends, near and far, know just how much they mean to you!f7

If you are looking for more gifts, we have plants, garden arrangements, gift items, collectibles, gifts for OSU fans, cookies, candles and more!

By |August 17th, 2015|Friendship|Comments Off

A Centurion Celebration with 100 Roses

IMG_20150717_181240859We recently held a local contest on Facebook to give away a summer flower arrangement. The Columbus winner decided to pay it forward and asked that the flower arrangement be given to someone else that could use a smile.

Well, we decided to go a few steps beyond that. Instead of just one arrangement, we decided to take 100 roses to Willow Brook Christian Village, a senior community in Delaware, Ohio this past Friday.image001

A friend of ours goes to Willow Brook and often does karaoke with the seniors there. We often take corsages for the special ladies from our Columbus flower shop. The ladies at Willow Brook are always so pleased to receive corsages and mention how beautiful the flowers are.

We picked July 17th because we heard that one of the residents, Mary, was celebrating her 100th birthday while her friend, Belvadel, would soon celebrate turning 104!   This was the perfect opportunity to bring in 100 roses to mark such a special birthday. It’s quite an accomplishment to reach the century mark and even surpass it like these two ladies.

As you can see from the pictures, everyone had an amazing night of karaoke and fun while also enjoying their beautiful roses. It was a special moment for us too as it reminded us of the power nature has to brighten someone’s day and that it is the small things we do in life that often have the greatest impact.pic 3

Our Community Spirit

It doesn’t get much better than this when we can participate in a special event where we see the spirit of community, sharing, and the ability to be present for people in action.Mary  Belvadel

This is a hallmark of Flowerama and something that we focus on every chance we get whether it is a community event, getting to know our neighbors throughout Columbus, or participating in a special charity event.

Your Time for Roses

Be sure to come in and pick up your very own roses now that summer is in full swing. We have an abundance of premium long-stem roses that you can enjoy in your home or office or give to someone special in your life.

Celebrate a Special Friend on Best Friends Day

F7Friends are priceless, and it is important to let them know just how much you value the special bond.

Whether you see your BFF or send them a gift, take the time on Monday, June 8th to celebrate their support and place in your life with Best Friends Day. F1

To help you out, we have a list of some great gift ideas plus these ideas provide a sneak peek at our new summer flower arrangement, plant, and gift collection.

Here are some bright ideas for your best friend:F2

Ohio’s Country Roads

This flower arrangement is bright and is sure to show just how happy your BFF makes you. The country flower arrangement is simple but from the heart.

Summer Smiles

A yellow rose symbolizes friendship, and this arrangement of 24 premium roses from flower farms in Ecuador and Colombia bloom brightly in a vase that has also been accented with aster.F3

Smile A Dot

This stunning flower arrangement combines white daises and yellow alstromeria in a clear glass cube for a bright display.

Picnic at Highbanks

From our Picnic at the Park flower collection, this flower arrangement offers red roses, daisies, berries and carnations hand arranged in a cobalt blue vase.F4

Summer Scoop Yankee Candle

We have an extensive collection of fragrant Yankee Candles. This one offers up the smell of strawberry ice cream, which is perfect for the start of summer.

Heart of Ohio Cheryl’s Cookies

This delicious way to celebrate a special friendship includes 24 assorted Cheryl’s Cookies displayed in a keepsake, handmade Amish basket.F5

Large Blooming Garden Basket

This long-lasting BFF gift includes a basket full of seasonal blooming plants and green plants that your friend can replant in their garden and always think of you when they see the greenery.F6

 

 

 

 

We can deliver for Best Friends Day within the Columbus area as well as across the country. Call, visit, or order online today to celebrate that special friend in your life!

By |June 4th, 2015|Friendship|Comments Off