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Archive for January, 2011

WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announce The Flowerman has been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 for wedding flowers!

Recognition for the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 is determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. Our past clients are among those that shared their experiences on WeddingWire, the largest wedding review site in the nation. 

The Flowerman stands among the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry. Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

A great big “THANK YOU” to all of our 2010 Columbus brides who voted for us, and who continue to send their friends and family members our way.  We love you all, and wish you many blissful years of happiness in your new marriages.  🙂

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Beautiful Spring Tradition Bouquet

A beautiful bouquet filled with cream hydrangeas, white mini calla lilies, white lily of the valley and white stephanotis with pearl centers.

Beautiful Mixed pink and ivory bouquet.

A beautiful hand-tied bouquet of white large lilies, white lisianthus, light pink bouvardia, hot pink nerine lilies, pink large cymbidium orchids, and light pink astilbe, all wrapped together in an ivory satin ribbon wrap.

All Natural Bouquet.

A garden-inspired bouquet full of cream freesia, green hypericum berries, chocolate cosmos, fern fronds, brown lotus dried pods, green large cymbidium orchids, white veronica and mixed greenery.

Remember brides, we can make anything you show us in a picture!  You bring it to us, and we can make it.  We don’t have “package deals” you have to fit into, we customize every wedding for the individual bride.  If you can dream it up, we can make it happen! 

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Here at The Flowerman, we love to make our brides happy.  Plus, it helps that we love brides!  Would you believe that we attended a professional seminar a few months back where the keynote speaker actually informed us that he charges brides $1,500 just to sit down and have a consultation with him (which lasts a minimum of three hours), and he doesn’t even let the brides choose their own flowers!!!  We couldn’t believe it… what kind of service is that?!?  Also, he stated quite emphatically that he doesn’t even like brides!  He’d rather they go somewhere else because he doesn’t want to deal with their complicated demands.  What a shame!  But we have to admit that his comments actually made us smile a bit on the inside… hooray, more brides for us!!!  Go ahead and drive away your prospective customers, Mr. Big Shot Fancy Floral Man… we’ll take as many of them as we can because we love weddings and we love brides!  Plus, we never charge our brides a single penny for their consultations and they can choose whatever flowers they want.   Take that!  

Flowerman: 1, Competition: 0.

 

 

 

 

 

Do-It-Yourself with The Flowerman.  (This bride did.)

 

Photos Courtesy of Mark Garber Photography.

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The new store in Columbus is really keeping us busy, and we are pleased to say that our brides have consistently been giving us 5 star reviews online.  Thank you, Columbus brides!  Tell your engaged friends that we’re now in the city and keep those phone calls and consultations coming!  🙂  We thought you might like to see some of the groups we’ve helped in Columbus over the past few weeks.  Beautiful brides and beautiful bouquets!  We love to DIY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We thought you might enjoy seeing some pictures from one of our Columbus brides, Amanda M., who was kind enough to send pictures to us of her recent wedding.  She was a Do-It-Yourself bride at our new location in Columbus this past summer.  Her wedding took place at the beautiful Darby House in Galloway.  Lovely!  🙂

 

 

Two of the bridesmaids work on boutonnieres.

 

Amanda’s younger sibling shows off his boutonniere.  🙂

 

The bridesmaids begin work on their bouquets.

 

Amanda works on her bridal bouquet, while a friend looks on.

 

 A look at the completed bouquet… red gerbera daisies and green hypericum berries.

 

 A look at the bouquet’s ribbon… white satin with a thin black corset.  Great touch!

 

The bride with her completed DIY bouquet.  Great job, Amanda!  🙂

 

One of Amanda’s bridesmaids works on a centerpiece… red and white gladiolus, submerged underwater in one of The Flowerman’s beautiful convex vases.  You can rent these vases from our wedding team.

 

The men show off their DIY boutonnieres on wedding day.

 

The bride with her bouquet.  What a lovely picture! 

 

Close-up of the bouquet.

 

Amanda with her DIY bouquet from another angle.

 

A few of Amanda’s wedding guests at their table.  The centerpieces look lovely!

Our thanks to Amanda for sending us these photos, and to her photography company, MELEE, for giving her the rights to share. 

You can view a few more photos from Amanda’s wedding by visiting Melee’s blog post here.

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Found this quote today in Better Homes and Gardens magazine.  Thought it was very true!  “You don’t need a lot of flowers to make an impact.  It’s all about taking a couple of elements and making them showstopping!”

 

(Photo by: Blink of an Eye Photography)

 

 

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Hello, everybody! We are so excited for this weekend’s bridal shows! We are doing two. Yes, that’s two shows in the same weekend!! We will be showcasing our flowers at the Dayton Convention Center from 11 AM – 4 PM on Saturday and Sunday, and we will also be showcasing our flowers at Columbus Bride: The Show at Veteran’s Memorial on Saturday from 10 AM – 5 PM and on Sunday from 12 PM – 5 PM. Come and check out our beautiful flowers and see all of our unique options for your wedding. Remember to check our blog again soon to see awesome pictures from these two shows.

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