At formal gatherings and dinners, no table is truly complete without a beautiful centerpiece. Centerpieces can be comprised of flowers, candles, and even fruits and nuts. Throughout the centuries, these focal arrangements have taken on different forms. For instance,… Read More about Seasonal Autumn Centerpieces and Flowers »
Homecoming weekend is full of history. Your school likely has a tradition going back decades. The first homecoming festivities were held over 100 years ago. And our favorite formal flowers, corsages and boutonnieres, date all the way back to the Victorian Era! With so much tradition, it is no wonder that homecoming weekend is one of the most anticipated events of the year.
Julia's Florist is ready to provide the most beautiful flowers for your homecoming look - whether you prefer elegant and sophisticated, or fun and flirty. What is your formal style? Read More about Formal Flowers & Floral Crowns for Homecoming »
Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children. ~Ruth Goode
An old Welsh proverb supposes that an individual does not know perfect love until they have a grandchild. Ask any grandparent, and chances are that they will heartily agree. September 10 is a day set aside to honor your favorite Nana or MiMi, Pop-Pop or Gramps - with Grandparents Day bouquets from Julia's Florist. After decades of delivering flowers throughout the Wilmington area for all types of occasions, we know a thing or two about the love between family members - and we look forward to helping you to honor these very special people. Read More about Grandparents Day Bouquets They Will Love »
When you are celebrating the birthday of someone special to you, the selection of the perfect gift may be inspired by many things. Whether a bouquet which reflects their favorite flower, or a gift which celebrates their personality,… Read More about Happy September Birthdays »
Sometimes, we just need a break from the schedules, the appointments, and the errands. Just Because Day was instituted in order to celebrate spontaneity - and gives us the perfect excuse to indulge in our guilty pleasures, without having rhyme or reason for doing so.
Do you feel like sleeping in all day? Do it, just because! Craving that piece of cheesecake? Go for it! August 27 is your opportunity to throw away your plans and do what you want to. Julia's Florist is here for all the flowers you need for every occasion - or no occasion at all. Read More about No Reason Needed – Send Flowers ‘Just Because’ »
Celebrating National Romance Month may seem a little strange in August - but once you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. Love and romance knows no time of year, and Valentine's Day simply doesn't give us enough time to share all the love we feel for the most special people in our lives. Situated perfectly between February 14th and the allure of the holiday season, romance month adds passion to the summertime as well.
The designers at Julia's Florist send expressions of love throughout the year - and we have a collection of romantic flowers and gifts that will be perfect to send to your sweetheart this month. Read More about National Romance Month Celebrates Love »
One of the more meaningful and poignant occasions to send flowers is upon the death of a loved one or close friend. While these times are difficult and emotional, the professionals at Julia's Florist are here to help you to choose the funeral flowers that will best express your condolences and sympathy.
While gladioli are considered the traditional flowers for memorial services, utilizing many other flowers which reflect the life of the decedent is more popular in recent times. If they had a favorite flower, arrangements which showcase that bloom are the perfect choice. If they had a bold, vibrant personality, you may wish to choose bold, vibrant flowers. Or if they had a passion for a specific hobby, sports team, or charity, you may wish to have a custom arrangement designed to reflect their dedication. Read More about Which Funeral Flowers are Appropriate to Send »
Summer is winding down already, at least for those returning to college classes. If this is the first time your young adult will be leaving your home to attend school, the transition is likely to inspire quite a few emotions. One way to assist the new student to feel more comfortable when they arrive is to help them decorate with familiar and comfortable decor - whether their favorite photos, a familiar blanket or pillow, or a beautiful green plant from Julia's Florist.
One of the best ways to create a sanctuary amidst all the college dorm rooms is to add living plants. Not only do they work hard to cleanse and purify the air, but they also create an overall sense of relaxation and well-being. Plants are known to increase focus and mental clarity, as well as remove the common toxins which can cause headaches and dizziness, such as fumes from pressed board, carpet, or printers. One plant known for such helpful behavior is the peace lily plant, shown below in a mixed arrangement. Read More about Creative Decor for College Dorm Rooms »
Friendship and sisterhood are two of the most special relationships we will ever experience. And when your sister is also a lifelong best friend, the connection is strong and unbreakable. Studies indicate that having deep bonds with sisters from childhood will result in us being more optimistic, more confident and happier adults. Those reasons alone provide a great excuse to celebrate her! August 6 is both National Sisters Day and National Friendship Day, and around the world, these very important people are recognized for who they are.
Julia’s Florist has all of the floral designs you’ll need to express your feelings of love, loyalty and gratitude. Shop our online collections, or give us a call to discuss the perfect custom arrangement. Read More about Celebrate Sisters & Friends on National Friendship Day »