At Schaaf Floral, our expert florists invite you to celebrate creative romance month this February with non-traditional floral bouquets, arrangements, and potted plants. Although we traditionally recognize red roses as the official flower of romantic love, you can just as effectively convey your feelings of passion on Valentine’s Day with a variety of flowers, designs, and colors, as long as they speak to your special someone’s personal taste, personality, and individual style.
Valentine’s Day is a day of romance. It’s a chance to chase away the winter blahs, and to warm the heart of a new love interest or a longtime sweetheart. It may be one of the few days of the year on which you can let flowers do the talking for you. It may be cold outside in Minneapolis, but the atmosphere is heating up inside Schaaf Floral.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Schaaf Floral knows that you want to find the perfect present for that special someone. The classic red rose always offers a beautiful choice that comes with rich meaning and history. Gifting an arrangement of these beautiful blooms on the most popular day for romance provides an excellent opportunity to say, “I love you.”
Sometimes it feels like Minnesota winters will never end. Let’s face it: cold temperatures hit the land of 10,000 lakes sooner than most parts of the country, and we’re among the last to see those welcoming signs of spring. You may have to put up with whatever Mother Nature is unleashing outside, but thankfully, you can count on Schaff Floral to help you infuse your home with warmth and color. We’ll even help you bring a bit of exoticism and tropical Hawaii into your home – using Pantone’s color of 2018 – Ultra Violet. It is a shade of purple that is created when blue and red are combined. It is an ideal color to use if you’ve got accents of white and silver in your home for winter decor. In spring and summer, you’ll be able to combine it with bright colors for a color infusion that brings the outdoors inside.
One of the best opportunities to show your appreciation for the women in your life is coming up in February, and no, we’re not talking about Valentine’s Day. Instead, we mean the day before, Galentine’s Day, a newish holiday devoted to celebrating the love women have for each other.
This concept was first proposed in a 2010 episode of Parks and Recreation, when main character Leslie Knope took all her ladies out to lunch, gave them gifts and officially declared February 13th “Galentine’s Day . . . only the best day of the year.” We here at Schaff Floral are happy to participate in any occasion that gives us reason to focus on love.
At Schaff Floral, we devote ourselves all year to making sure that we give people the freshest blooms available, and now you can, too. The New Year is the perfect time to start Flowers For A Year, a monthly floral delivery that literally fills their year with fresh, seasonal blooms.
When it comes to offering a get well bouquet, nothing but the brightest blooms in the bunch will do. We here at Schaff Floral are talking red, orange, yellow . . . the colors that telegraph the most optimism and vibrancy. Flowers have the ability to lift our spirits and literally breathe life into a room, both oxygenating the air and introducing some nature. At a time when your recipient may be home or hospital bound, a dash of cheerful flowers is just the thing to perk them up.
At Schaff Floral, we’d be hard pressed to pick our favorite season for flowers, but winter, with its glorious palette of whites, is definitely at the top of the list.
We love an arrangement that mimics the snowy scene outside and yet makes us feel all of the warmth of the season inside. White arrangements, far from being austere, are comforting and elegant. We like to see them paired up with some of the more traditional designs we see for the holidays, with their rich reds and greens.
It’s nice to take a minute during the crush of the holidays and look ahead to the coming year, when all things seem possible. 2018 is just around the corner, and we here at Schaaf Floral suggest you resolve to change up your floral scheme this year.
International Floral Distributors has released their annual trend report for floral designs, and of the four identified, we’re singling out “Folk Art Reinvented” here. Why? Because it’s so much fun.
We’re full of seasonal cheer at the prospect of bringing you this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, a curated selection of holiday gifts that includes everything from custom floral designs to chipper candy bouquets. There’s something for everyone on your list, from your neighbor to your best friend.
In this week’s blog, we at Schaff Floral want to highlight our holiday centerpieces, which make a wonderful gift. This classic flower arrangement becomes really magical during the winter holidays, making use of the luxe accents, bold blooms and fresh winter greens so abundant during this season.