Valentine's Day designs with distinctive touches.
assembled a range of products for your Valentine’s Day menu, with
updated elements that will appeal to romantics of all ages. Some are
created in containers featured in wire-service specials, enabling
you to capitalize on the recognition of the container while using it
in a customized way.
chic ceramic vessels enhanced with message medallions inspired by
conversation-heart candies, bunches of salal leaves support single
roses. The roses, along with sprouting trios of lily grass, are
threaded through holes pierced in the foliage groups’ centers. The
result is an innovative option to traditional foliage and filler use
that transforms the basic bud vase with classy updates.
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It Up! Urn Vase Sentiment Assortment from The John Henry Company;
‘Eliza’ roses, lily grass and salal from favorite suppliers. To
contact The John Henry Company, see “Product Source Guide” on Page
a fun and flirty felt planter, a dozen ‘Eliza’ roses find new,
easy-to-create inspiration this Valentine’s Day. Nine of the
feminine flowers are clustered into a pretty spherical grouping and
secured with waterproof tape while a length of satin ribbon, tied
into bows, conceals the tape and rounds out the rosy form. The
remaining three blooms are nestled into a bed of foliage atop the
lined, floral-foam-filled pot cover.
Valentine’s Day is the most time-sensitive holiday for florists, so
maximizing every moment is essential. To do so, many florists create
menus of special arrangements on which sales efforts are focused.
Valentine Felt Pot Cover from burton + BURTON; ribbon from Berwick
Offray; ‘Eliza’ roses, variegated Pittosporum and floral foam from
favorite suppliers. To contact these companies, see “Product Source
Guide” on Page 129.
Valentine’s Day, one dozen crimson carnations are traditional
favorites. Here, arranged in a fashion-forward vessel, they receive
a modern makeover with bead-adorned blades of lily grass that
coordinate with the container’s red-and-black palette. The
inexpensive plastic beads are simply threaded, in groups of three,
onto each blade of grass, completing the youthful expression of
MATERIALS: ceramic vase from BloomNet Exchange; carnations, lily
grass, Pittosporum and floral foam from favorite suppliers; beads
from craft store. To contact BloomNet Exchange, see "Product Source
Guide" on page 129.
groupings of premium blossoms inside an elegant jewel-adorned vase,
this stunning arrangement is outfitted for a black-tie evening of
romance. To coordinate with the bejeweled vessel, the bold scarlet
roses are decorated with trios of shimmering gems, and for dramatic
impact, a lavish spray of lily grass flows from one side of this
Diamonds and Roses vase from Teleflora; Lomey® Gems Diamante Pins
from Smithers-Oasis; ‘Forever Young’ roses, Hydrangeas, miniature
Gerberas, miniature callas and lily grass from favorite suppliers.
To contact these companies, see “Product Source Guide” on Page 129.
A collection of
premium blooms—either hand-gathered or arranged in foam—lovingly
fills a charm-adorned vase. Extending the mass of the composition
and increasing its perceived value, lengths of cheery plaid ribbon
embrace the floral cluster in a looping collar. If hand tied, the
loops are taped to wires and arranged among the stems; in foam, they
are attached to wood picks with stem wrap and inserted around the
Lasting Romance® Bouquet vase from FTD Group; ribbon from Designer
Dispatch Ribbon; wood picks from W.J. Cowee; Floratape® Stem Wrap
from Alcan Packaging; ‘Forever Young’ roses, Oriental lilies,
miniature Gerberas, Thryptomene calycina, salal, floral foam and
wire from favorite suppliers. To contact these companies, see
“Product Source Guide” on Page 129.
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