Valentine’s Day flower delivery in Pittsburgh

In case you missed it, on February 14 the Pittsburgh Post Gazette published an article describing the challenging logistics of delivering flowers to downtown office buildings for Valentine’s Day. Students from Point Park University helped us to “spread the love” by delivering our Valentine’s Day floral arrangements and gifts to recipients in downtown Pittsburgh. It was all part of a … Read More

People want to know…

Christina Montemurro from Christina Montemurro Photography recently interviewed Tim and Jim for her blog, which features some of Pittsburgh’s best wedding vendors. The questions and answers give a “behind-the-scenes” peek at the wedding floral business. Check it out here. Christina also featured beautiful photographs of our flowers!

Renaissance Hotel Wedding Reception

Our featured wedding reception this weekend took place in the elegant Renaissance Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh.  The bride chose alternating high and low centerpieces of white hydrangea, ivory roses, white daisy pomps and spray roses, accented with variegated pittosporum and seeded eucalyptus.  Carnation pomander balls of hot pink and burgundy were bursts of color in the otherwise all-white color palette.  They … Read More

Why send flowers?

We sometimes hear negative comments about the gift of flowers.  Some people mistakenly think that because flowers are not long lasting, they are not a good value. Those same people are surprised when we tell them that the product we florists actually sell is not really flowers, but rather emotions and feelings.  Remember the old marketing slogan, “Say it with … Read More

Send flowers to Andy Warhol for his birthday…

Today would have been Pittsburgh native Andy Warhol’s 85th birthday. To mark the occasion, the Andy Warhol Museum and EarthCam launched a collaborative project titled Figment, a live feed of Warhol’s grave site. This live feed, is viewable 24 hours a day, seven days a week, worldwide. Click here to view the live feed Visitors to EarthCam’s website have the … Read More

Two beautiful color palettes for wedding flowers…

Here are bouquets from recent weddings that highlight two beautiful color combinations: This elegant and contemporary pairing uses green flowers to highlight the traditional bridal white.  Our bridesmaid bouquet features two shades of green with mini hydrangea and kermit pomps, combined with white hydrangea and ivory spray roses. This vibrant and contemporary color combination combines bold orange gerbera daisies, hot … Read More

May wedding flowers

 Here are some photos from our wedding this past weekend:Bride’s bouquet of peonies, lisianthus, roses, succulents, stock, seeded eucalyptus and assorted brooches. Bridesmaid bouquet of hydrangea, freesia, roses, seeded eucalyptus and variegated pittosporum, tied with burlap ribbon. Wedding centerpiece of hydrangea, roses, snapdragon, succulents and hypericum, at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at the Priory Paper pew cones with hydrangea

Our secret to ordering the best flowers online…

Is choosing the prettiest photo on our website and clicking “order” the best way to purchase a floral gift? Maybe yes, maybe no. Our website features lots of beautiful arrangements, and makes ordering flowers easy.  However, if it has a drawback, it’s that it can’t convey up-to-the-minute information. Consider, for example, a pretty floral design that we have featured on … Read More

An Easter weekend wedding

For a wedding this Easter weekend, our bride chose bouquets containing assorted blooms in vibrant spring colors. These bouquets are simple and budget-minded, but far from ordinary.  The bouquets contain carnations, mini carnations, daffodils, tulips, daisy pomps, cushion pomps, lisianthus, wax flower and solidago. They are truly a vision of spring!

What do flowers, tacos and twitter have in common?

Looking to bring a little lunchtime culinary excitement to this part of the Strip District, Tim invited the Pgh Taco Truck to set up shop in our back parking lot last week. If the length of the line of those waiting for tacos was any indication, the experiment was a success.  The Pgh Taco truck has quite a following, aided … Read More