to mom with love
Ten grand Mother’s Day gifts sure
to please moms of all ages.
Though birthdays, anniversaries and other momentous occasions can be
forgotten, Mother’s Day is the one event that is almost universally
remembered. This year, help your customers honor their maternal beloved
with a selection of floral gifts in a range of styles, sizes and prices.
Here are 10 creative but practical design ideas, in a range of price
points, that are perfect for a busy holiday.
Perched quietly atop a wooden base, a simple rose bowl—filled with
polished stones and a curly-willow armature—becomes an Asian-inspired
miniature water garden for moms who value a modern aesthetic impacted by
vibrant color harmony and textural intrigue.
MATERIALS: ‘Bombay Gold’ Celosia and ‘Karma Amanda,’ ‘Karma
Bombini’ and ‘Bombay Wine’ Dahlias from Flores Silvestres S.A.; Cling®
floral clay from Floral Specialties; curly willow, stones, rose bowl and
stand from favorite suppliers.
Whether sold together or as individual gifts, this gorgeous
tone-on-tone trio is sure to impress buyers and recipients alike
with its fantastic value, which will surely belie the sales price.
The pretty containers, chicly simple and affordable, even when
beribboned and embellished with a sparkling broochlike accent, make
them ideal for today’s teen gift-givers.
MATERIALS: ‘Moonshade,’ ‘Moonlite,’ ‘Moonvista’ and
‘Moonaqua’ carnations and ‘Moonshadow’ and ‘Moondust’ miniature
carnations from Florigene Ltd.; ribbon from Morex Corp.; Bouquet
Jewels “Pretty Girl” rhinestone bow from Bouquet Jewels™ by Flora
Europa; containers from Pots Company.
Voluminous arrangements emphasizing maximum quantities of lush blossoms
are often requested to honor moms. This European-inspired, mounded
millefleur design—in which even the individual blossoms with their
frilly textures lend the impression of lushness—fills that order nicely.
A keepsake vintage-look, basket-style vase in ruby-colored glass
reinforces the traditional interpretation.
MATERIALS: ‘Santa Monica’ and ‘Lavender Minuette’ spray roses
from Pajaro Valley Greenhouses; ‘Moondust’ and ‘Moonshadow’ miniature
carnations from Florigene Ltd.; Gerberas and ‘Pink Monarch’ New England
asters from Flores Silvestres S.A.; glass basket from Upper Deck.
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