Ahh, spring is in the air so what better time to do something nice for yourself than now. Yes, you can buy yourself flowers! Gone are the days when you had to wait for a significant other to purchase a spring bouquet, like the Southern Hospitality arrangement by Norfolk Florist. Read More about Who Says You Can’t Buy Yourself Flowers?
Flowers are appropriate for almost every occasion - whether as a gift or to use as centerpieces and decor throughout a home, a church, wedding reception or another large party. But the Norfolk Florist team of creative floral designers knows that flowers matter the most when they are given for no particular reason, and the recipient is delighted to receive the gift as a surprise. Read More about When And How Flowers Matter
Our expert designers at Norfolk Florist are excited to join you for creative romance month throughout February. Whether you are celebrating Valentine's Day, a birthday, anniversary, or other marking another special occasion, we encourage you to choose creatively inspired floral arrangements and potted plants. Although red roses are the traditional flower of romantic love, we encourage you to get creative with equally beautiful, passion-inspiring blooms of the non-traditional variety. Select a bouquet that will speak directly to your special someone. Read More about Beautifully Creative Bouquets For February
When you leave the design of your Valentine's Day gift up to someone else, you may feel like you're taking a chance with the flowers you intend to give your loved one, but sometimes it's the flower designer at Norfolk Florist who will give you an absolutely perfect idea. You can swing by the grocery store and pick up a last-minute bouquet of flowers, but there's a good chance your gift will feel hasty and hurried in the same manner that it was purchased. Read More about Why You Should Pick Designer’s Choice
Red roses are Valentine's Day's "It" flower, this we know. But here at Norfolk Florist, we see no reason not to add every other gorgeous, romantic flower in the canon to the mix. After all, if the intention is to reach the fullest expression of our love in flower form, why wouldn't we use every bloom to our advantage? If you stick to one palette (red, pink), then you can create a design that will have all of the emotional impact of a vase of long-stemmed red roses. Read More about Valentine’s Flowers That Really Pop
It's always an exciting moment, when powerhouse color company Pantone releases their pick for Color Of The Year. And 2018 has been no exception, with the news coming in December that Ultra Violet would be the buzziest color since Marsala. We here at Norfolk Florist fully embrace this intriguing purple, with its mystery and majesty and mysticism. There are so many ways purple can go (see above), but this rich jewel-tone is suggestive of deep, spiritual thought and contemplation. It may seem like a tricky color to work into your decor, but we're telling you, it isn't. Read More about A Gorgeous Way To Use The Color Of The Year
If you don't already know about Galentine's Day, allow us at Norfolk Florist to catch you up to speed: in a 2010 episode of Parks and Recreation, main character Leslie Knope took her ladies out to lunch and proclaimed it "Galentine's Day . . . only the best day of the year!" The idea being, of course, that February 13 be reserved for celebrating the love between female friends.
The concept took hold, and each year, more and more women are grabbing their gals and doing their own long lunches or girl's nights out. Read More about Celebrate Your Besties This Galentine’s Day
If you know someone who loves flowers, one of the best gifts you can give them is an entire year's worth of gorgeous blooms. At Norfolk Florist, we've seen pretty much every floral giving scenario, from the last-minute splurge on a dozen roses to a carefully customized arrangement planned weeks in advance. But one of the best ideas we've seen is flowers for a year, which is exactly what it sounds like: a standing order for flower delivery every month for an entire year. Read More about Filling Their Homes With Flowers For A Year
We love a sweet, bright bouquet as a get well gift here at Norfolk Florist. And carnations, with their ruffles of petals, are a cheerful choice. Flowers have the potential to enhance the mood and contribute to a positive outlook overall. They make wonderful gifts for a variety of reasons, but the fact that they have the ability to make people feel happier is one of the most compelling. Read More about A Modern Carnation Bouquet That Will Help Them Get Well
We here at Norfolk Florist admit it, we're in love with winter's flowers. And we have every reason to swoon: there are so many lovely winter bloomers out there, everything from amaryllis to roses to lilies, and they're showcased in a dazzling array of hues, from bright reds to creamy whites.
The holidays call for lots of flowers, especially items like centerpieces or hostess gifts. But we've got designs that celebrate the entire season and look like a dream while doing it, too. Read More about Winter Flowers You’ll Be Starry-Eyed For