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June Newsletter: Summer Ready

4th of July

Celebrate Red, White & BLOOM

The 4th of July is America’s favorite times to celebrate, and for good reason. It’s basically America’s birthday; who wouldn’t want to celebrate that?

This Independence Day, when you are visiting family and friends, take them a simple gift of affection with flowers. Red, white and blue flowers make the perfect hostess gift for any Fourth celebration. Your hard-working hostess will feel appreciated and can use the flowers to decorate for the celebration.

Contact your local florist and see just what all they’ve got in mind for the 4th! Find your favorite red, white and blue flowers!

Read more about Red, White & Blue Flower Suggestions

Weathered & Worn – The Perfect Look for a Rustic Wedding

Welcome in the worn look with these incredible wedding photos shared by Martha Sheldon Florist from Eastman, Georgia. From inviting wreaths to large elegant sprays to unique containers, this FSN florist knew how to capture a day of perfect rustic beauty.

Rustic Wedding Entry

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Yellow Sunflower

Sunflowers That Will Take Your Breath Away

Planning a summer or fall wedding and can’t dream of it without sunflowers? You’re in luck!  Sunflowers have a long season which allows the flowers to be used for summer and fall weddings. Although most florists are able to order sunflowers year round, they are  usually much more affordable when they’re used in season. The sunflower is the perfect statement piece, and are great for bouquets, arches, centerpieces and so much more. With so many placement options, they make flower planning a breeze.

Continue reading about Sunflowers for Weddings

Facebook Friday: May Favorites

We recently started a Friday recap of all the wonderful posts and pictures from active florists on our Facebook Page. It’s been so much fun seeing all the completely different designs every day. We hope you enjoy these favorites and continue through to see more from each Friday this month:

Blue & white prom flowers by A'Bloom LTD, Walkersville MD
A’Bloom LTD, Walkersville MD
Jewel-tone flowers by The Petal Patch, McFarland WI
The Petal Patch, McFarland WI
Casket Spray - Devine Designs, Fulton NY
Devine Designs, Fulton NY
Patriotic wreath by MaryJane's Flowers & Gifts, Berlin NJ
MaryJane’s Flowers & Gifts, Berlin NJ
Beautiful purple flower arrangement by Vintage Garden Flowers, Fairfield CT
Vintage Garden Flowers, Fairfield CT
Lobby flowers by Crossroads Florist, Mahwah NJ
Crossroads Florist, Mahwah NJ

See all Facebook Recap pictures in these posts:

FSN at the 2013 Louisiana State Florists Convention

Recently, Flower Shop Network had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Louisiana State Florist Association Convention for 2013! What a great show it was — the theme was Journey to Oz and you could definitely follow the yellow brick road to some absolutely stunning floral designs!

LA Wizard of Oz Convention

Connie LeBlanc of Hearts Desire Florist - 1st Place Designer of the Year! FSN Booth complete with everyone's favorite BAGS!

We are so proud of our member’s accomplishments at this year’s Louisiana State Florist Convention! Congrats to Connie LeBlanc of Hearts Desire Florist, Houma LA – 1st Place Louisiana Designer of the Year!

Read more about the 2013 Louisiana State Florists Convention

Top 10 Best Smelling Flowers According To Florists

Poetic PeoniesWhen was the last time you stopped and smelled the roses? Or the lilacs? Or the hyacinth? We asked those who would know best – our FSN florists! We had quite a response, but compiled a list of the top ten.

  • 10. Hyacinth
  • 9. Peony
  • 8. Jasmine
  • 7. Boronia
  • 6. Lilies

Continue Reading Top 10 Best Smelling Flowers

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