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November Newsletter: Be Thankful

November 6th, 2012 | By: Mandy Maxwell

November Flowers

November: Be Thankful

November is here already! The month when we take time out of our busy lives to be thankful for the blessings we have. Sure, there is a day specifically devoted to being thankful, (Thanksgiving is November 22!) but why not observe what you are thankful for the entire month of November? No matter where we are in life, there are so many things to be grateful for.

November is also a month of beautiful flowers. A great way to say ‘Thanks!’ is by sending a beautiful fall arrangement. It doesn’t have to be much, but this simple gesture can make someone truly joyful.

Be thankful of the beauty all around us. Bring fall flowers into your home as an easy way to decorate for the remainder of the season. During Thanksgiving, when family is gathering to celebrate the bounty of our lives, why not display the beauty of fall flowers? Your local florist can create a gorgeous cornucopia flower arrangement for your Thanksgiving table centerpiece. The above flower arrangement, Thanksgiving Feast would look perfect setting near the green bean casserole on your buffet table.

Just remember your local florist this November, for all your fall decorating needs.

Thanksgiving Flowers – A Style For Everyone

An easy way to take your Thanksgiving decor to the next level is by incorporating harvest-themed flowers. The colors, fragrances, and beauty of flowers can make any buffet table look like it was composed by Ms. Martha Stewart herself. Let’s take a look at the different styles available; try to imagine each of these on your holiday table.

Thanksgiving Cornucipia Thanksgiving Centerpieces Colorful Thanksgiving Flowers

See all flower styles available for Thanksgiving

Cascading Fall Bouquet By Monday Morning Flowers, Princeton NJWedding Trends: Cascade Bouquets Make A Comeback

The trends of wedding bouquets change just as often as any other fashion trend. In recent years, the round, hand-tied bouquets are practically all you see… until now.

Cascading bouquets were extremely popular in the 80′s. Thank Princess Diana and her legendary wedding to Prince Charles. It’s easy to see why this type of bouquet was chosen for a princess. All of those flowers, the trailing cascade — it’s so beautiful.

Click to read what florists have to say about this Cascade Bouquet Comeback

Cascading bouquet pictured by Monday Morning Flowers, Princeton NJ

Facebook Friday: August 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:

Autumn Arrangement by Alma Blooms, Alma WI
Alma Blooms, Alma WI
Fall Flowers by Floral Design in Post Falls, ID
Floral Design, Post Falls, ID
Pink flowers for breast cancer awareness by Bev's Floral & Gifts, Parowan UT
Bev’s Floral & Gifts, Parowan UT
Cascading lily bouquet, Treehouse Florist, New Freedom PA
Treehouse Florist, New Freedom PA
Unique antler wedding centerpiece by The Flower Shoppe, Alexandria PA
The Flower Shoppe, Alexandria PA
Beautiful cross spray by Back to the Fuchsia, Saugatuck MI
Back to the Fuchsia, Saugatuck MI

See all Facebook Recap pictures in these posts:

Florist Helps Couple Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Wedding Anniversary Dance

Being a florist is a very fulfilling job because you get to help people celebrate the most important and special occasions in their life. That was just the case for Sandra Hooper of Maryjane’s Flowers & Gifts in Berlin NJ. She was asked to help a couple at an assisted living center celebrate their 65th (no, not a typo!) wedding anniversary.

Sandra was given a copy of their wedding portrait and was able to copy the original wedding bouquet almost exactly. What memories that must have stirred up!

See more pictures from this Grand Anniversary Celebration »

Reminder: Shop Local This Holiday Season With Help From A Local Florist

Shop Local This Holiday Season

There’s been a real buzz this year about shopping LOCAL, and we couldn’t be happier! (In case you’re new to the blog: Flower Shop Network is a network of ALL local florists.) We just want to remind you of all the wonderful things florists have to offer during the holidays.

Click to see how florists can help YOU during the holidays

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