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Bridal Bouquet Styles: Tropical Flowers

Tropical flowers have such stunning shapes and bold colors that that simple bouquet designs show them off best. Try to upstage an anthurium or orchid with a complicated assemblage of many varieties of blooms and in the end you’ll wish you had left well enough alone. Case in point: a cluster of dendrobium orchids (pictured [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:06+00:00 May 12th, 2014|Blog|8 Comments

Valentine’s Day Blog

We want to send a big giant hug out to all our fantastic customers, who made Valentine's Day so fun and busy. We appreciate and love you all! Our shop, full of Friday's Valentine's Day deliveries. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ever feel like you need a bit of inspiration when you're writing a note to attach [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:07+00:00 February 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Best Case Scenarios for Silk and Dried Flowers

At Bay Hill Florist, our top seller is fresh flowers, namely roses, but we also offer a selection of silk and dried flowers. Despite what you might think, silk and dried flowers DO have a place in home decor if they’re done well. The key is to choose high-quality flowers, pick a look that works [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:54+00:00 November 5th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Enter to win a Thanksgiving floral centerpiece!

                    One of the many things that makes Thanksgiving so special is the extra care taken to decorate the dinner table. The people we love most are gathered together to celebrate family and friendship, and the mood is heightened by the amazing display before us. [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:55+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Blog|35 Comments

Flower Style

Flower designs are used to decorate every possible surface: lampshades, blouses, dresses, buildings (yes!), notebooks, cell phone cases, tote bags, you name it. Go for a walk down the aisle of any store anywhere and you're going to see a floral print before you get to the end. Flowers have proven to be endlessly charming, [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:55+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Premium Fall Flowers

Our shop rarely carries carnations or mums. Our year-round staples are roses (in scores of varieties), hydrangeas, lilies, tropicals and seasonal offerings that come from local growers.  While we’ve taken pride in avoiding “cheap” flowers like carnations and mums (except for special orders), I’ve always gotten confused come fall. The fact is, mums are traditional [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:56+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Minimalist Bridal Bouquets

One of the foundational elements of modern design is repetition, which in the world of bridal bouquets means an arrangement of few or many of the same thing, or a repeat of patterns throughout an arrangement. Even if you have a whopping 30 calla lilies in your bridal bouquet, I would still call that minimalism, [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:56+00:00 April 29th, 2013|Blog|1 Comment