Valentine’s Day is almost here and while we often think about our significant other and our romantic relationships, this is also a great time to show affection and gratitude to all of the special people in your life. Your sister, for example, has been there with you through thick and thin and she deserves to know how meaningful your relationship is to you. Send her a beautiful floral arrangement or gift basket. The design experts at Norton’s Florist are creating some amazing Valentine’s Day gift baskets floral designs and more for you to send to all the special individuals in your life this year. Read More about Show Them Gratitude on Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and that means we will be seeing hearts, stuffed animals, jewelry and candy everywhere we look. At Norton‘s Florist, we still believe that flowers are the best way to communicate your specific feelings for your sweetheart or loved ones. Certain styles and colors of flowers often sends a special message to your loved ones. Share your heart with your loved one or sweetheart this Valentine’s Day and send special affection through the flowers you choose to send her. Read More about Send Special Affection
This year, live your life in Living Coral, the Pantone Color of the Year that will brighten every space in the coming months. This bright, vibrant hue represents the fusion of natural energy and the modern world in a nurturing, energizing shade. One of the simplest and prettiest ways to infuse more Living Coral into your life this year is by choosing floral arrangements that embody this gorgeous color. The floral designers at Norton's Florist are creating some fantastic pieces that will look amazing in your home or office. Read More about Live Life In Living Coral
As we roll into 2019, we often begin the New Year by making small changes that will have a positive impact on our life, health and happiness. At Norton's Florist, we believe that adding flowers to your daily life will do just that. Here’s why:
Flowers boost creativity. Flowers, particularly their bright colorful blooms, are known to help you open your mind to new possibilities. Place flowers wherever you work and find yourself thinking outside of the box more often.
Flowers help reduce stress. Studies show that looking at the color green, especially plant life, will help lower levels of stress and anxiety. Include flowers on your office desk for a calm, soothing effect on your daily work.
Flowers can help strengthen your relationships. Taking care of another living being has been shown to help you become more compassionate, empathetic and others-focused. Let these traits carry over into all of your relationships by caring for flowers on a daily basis. Read More about Healthy and Happy In The New Year
Dear Santa, My favorite flower enthusiast has been very good this year, so I'm hoping you can bring him something from the following list! I've created a holiday gift guide to help you.
A gardening tool kit. From spades and new gloves to garden decor and a gathering basket, anything that enhances his love for gardening will be treasured.
Flower pots or vases. Between growing new buds to displaying full blooms, he can always use new, creative containers.
An annual membership to our local botanical garden. From gardening shows and classes to strolls through manicured beauty, he'll be inspired every time he visits.
If you ask the floral experts at Norton's Florist, I think they can give you some excellent gift ideas for the holidays, too. Read More about A Holiday Gift Guide For Flower Lovers
Though the holidays are a time to be merry and bright, for the families of fallen veterans and service men and women, this season can often bring feelings of sadness or grief. When the absence of a loved one leaves an empty space in your holiday spirit, consider joining one of the hundreds of Wreath Across America campaigns. This program, begun in Arlington National Cemetery, promotes wreath-laying on the grave sites of fallen heroes across the nation and abroad. Being part of something so meaningful can bring healing and peace to hurting hearts this holiday season. The floral designers at Norton's Florist have created a beautiful line of holiday wreaths for you to choose from. Read More about Holiday Wreaths for Veterans
If you’re looking to try something new for Thanksgiving this year, think about trying to create a historically-accurate Thanksgiving with traditional food, clothing and decor from the original Thanksgiving. Take some time to do a little research or invite children to participate in discovering what foods, drinks and other items were served at the first Thanksgiving. Dress up as pilgrims or Native Americans and dress your table as it would have been decorated in Plymouth. The floral experts at Norton’s Florist have a beautiful collection of fall centerpieces that will go perfectly with your historic Thanksgiving this year. Read More about A Fun Approach To Thanksgiving
Now that fall has arrived, we begin to think about decorating for holiday and seasonal gatherings. If you want a stylish, creative tablescape to enjoy all season, take a look at some of these great tips and advice from the creative experts at Norton’s Florist.
Use a few key fall colors like shades of chocolate and pumpkin, a burlap table runner and clear candlesticks topped with mini pumpkins instead of candles. The simplicity of this design will give off a calm, peaceful ambiance for you and your guests.
Design a tablescape with a collection of ceramic and real pumpkins in all white, blue or yellow to create an elegant seasonal table.
Use candles to define space across your table and leave a visually stunning impression. Tall tapers, short round tri-wicks, tealights and mid-sized candles, all in the same shade of autumn neutrals, will create a lovely effect. Read More about Harvest Flowers At The Heart Of Your Table
Now that fall has arrived, we look forward to celebrating the new season with beautiful decor in an array of fall colors and harvest textures. The design experts at Norton’s Florist have some exciting ideas to share with you as decorate this fall:
Try including plenty of rich, varied texture everywhere you look. Everything from pine cones to artichokes can be used as to add rich depth and dimension to your decor.
Bring color alive when bright bold statement pieces are paired harmoniously with the subtle neutrals of autumn.
Give your home a warm aroma with spicy scents like cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Baked apples and a wood-burning stove evoke the positive energy of fall and welcome loved ones into your home. Read More about Bring Fall’s Rich Textures Into Your Home
While decorating for Halloween, it’s important to consider your setting and the overall mood for the holiday. For example, your office may not be the best place to hang skeletons and spider webs, and you may want to include more sophisticated designs at your fancy costume party. As you consider the best options for your Halloween decor this fall, think about choosing beautiful fall foliage to enhance your look. The floral designers at Norton’s Florist have put together fall’s best offerings for you to peruse. Read More about The Most Beautiful Fall Flowers