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Who Should You Buy Valentine’s Day Flowers For?

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. This is the time of year when we express love for sweethearts as well as family and friends. Too many people think flowers are reserved for lovers. The truth is that there are plenty of deserving individuals who would greatly appreciate some Valentine’s Day flowers.

Valentine’s Day Flowers for Everyone You Love

Parents, siblings, kids and even friends would be extremely grateful for Valentine’s Day flowers. Keep all of your loved ones in mind this Valentine’s Day and take action. Have a bouquet of gorgeous flowers delivered to people you genuinely love. Whether it is a sibling, aunt, uncle, child, parent or other person, a delivery of fresh flowers is the perfect way to brighten their day. It is a small but incredibly meaningful gesture to show your appreciation.

Express your gratitude to your parents this Valentine’s Day by sending some flowers. This is especially important for widows who won’t receive any niceties on Valentine’s Day. Do not hesitate to send your friends some stunning flowers, especially if they are not in a relationship. The delivery of beautiful Valentine’s Day flowers will certainly warm their heart on this special day.

Think about those who mean something to you but live far away. Perhaps you have a cousin, brother, sister, stepparent or friend who lives across the country. Though you probably don’t see these loved ones as often as you would like, you can express your gratitude with the delivery of a colorful flower bouquet. Send some flowers from Brant Florist to remind them just how much you care. It is a small way to show your love and admiration for those who are important to you.

Flowers for Your Lover

Then there is the obvious: your significant other. Everyone loves a beautiful flower bouquet or arrangement from a lover on this special day. This is especially true of those who have a passion for all things beautiful, aromatic and fresh. Flowers are the best possible way to express your love. Imagine your sweetheart receiving a delivery of stunningly beautiful flowers on Valentine’s Day. Your significant other will think of you every time he or she looks at this beautiful bouquet throughout the remainder of the day. This is the type of gift that keeps on giving.

Fresh flowers will brighten your flame’s day, show how much you care and most importantly, serve as a symbol of your love. You can make an even more powerful impact by having flowers delivered to your sweetie at work. It will come as a pleasant surprise in the midst of an otherwise boring work day.

Brant Florist Takes the Extra Step

Order your Valentine’s Day flowers through Brant Florist and your recipient will be blown away. Brant Florist flowers are of the highest quality. These colorful floral combinations are elegant, fresh, aromatic and long-lasting. Yet Brant Florist doesn’t stop there.

Each of our flower bouquets is handmade and personalized for each recipient. The special someone in your life won’t receive any old bouquet. Rather, he will receive a handmade arrangement with a custom tailored note. This is the personalized attention the special someone in your life deserves. There is no “one size fits all” approach at Brant Florist. Let us customize a flower bouquet for your recipient and they will enjoy an unforgettable Valentine’s Day.

How Early Should You Order Wedding Flowers?

If your wedding is on the horizon, you have likely spent some time thinking about how you would like the celebration to look. Flowers are a major component of your wedding’s aesthetic. Flowers represent your personal tastes, play a big role in the wedding’s theme and provide important color. These flowers will last forever as they will be captured in video and pictures taken during the celebration of your love. The question begs: how early should wedding flowers be ordered?

Key Considerations

Do not haphazardly select a date ahead of your wedding to order flowers for the big day! The last thing you want is a bunch of old and wilting flowers to line your wedding hall, reception area and other spaces within the facility. Brant Florist customers will testify that we have the best possible combination of diverse inventory, great prices and elite customer service. We can accommodate orders placed a year in advance as well as rush orders and anything in between.

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It is imperative that you wait until the perfect time to place the order. Try to figure out exactly which types of flowers you desire for your wedding far in advance. Keep in mind that certain flowers might not be available during specific seasons and/or months. Once you have settled on flower types that match the colors and theme of your wedding, it is time to start planning the order date.

Order Timing

It is prudent to place your order wedding flower order between six and nine months ahead of the wedding. For some people, ordering this early might seem way too far ahead of the wedding date. However, placing your order far in advance gives us ample time to plan for your big day. It will also give you a lengthy window to coordinate your wedding apparel and theme to match the color and style of your flowers.

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Why Waiting Until the Last Minute is a Mistake

Plenty of brides believe they can wait until the months, weeks and days ahead of their wedding date to place the flower order. This is especially tempting for brides who plan to order flowers online. However, delaying the order until the last minute will negatively impact the wedding planning process. If you put off the order too long, it might prove difficult to procure the appropriate flowers to match the wedding colors and theme.

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Give Your Florist at Least a Full Month to Prepare Your Floral Arrangement

At a bare minimum, you should order your wedding flowers at least one month in advance. Give your flower provider at least this amount of time to assemble your arrangements and you will avoid rush charges, guarantee your chosen flowers are available and give the florists enough time to grow specific flowers for your celebration.

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Brant Florist has the Flowers of Your Dreams

Brant Florist is your go-to source for wedding flowers. We have a diverse array of gorgeous flowers that suit every type of wedding theme. Whether you are looking for a fully customized floral arrangement or prefer to select one from our most popular wedding flowers, we will accommodate your requests down to the very last detail. Put your faith in Brant Florist and your special day will feature the most beautiful flowers you have ever seen.

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We assemble each flower arrangement by hand to ensure the highest quality. Our team goes the extra mile by providing a special message with each of our beautiful floral arrangements. Our goal is to custom tailor each bouquet to make a personalized impact that puts a smile on every customer’s face.

How to Beat the Winter Blues with Flowers

The winter months often prove to be quite depressing. There is little sunlight, way too much snow, hazardous ice and brutal wind. There are several ways to beat the winter blues. Some turn to warm meals. Others key in on exercise. Yet the one foolproof way to improve mood in this dreadful time of the year is an assortment of beautiful flowers.

Flowers Brighten up Living and Working Spaces

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Add some colorful flowers to your home or office and you will feel uplifted. Our bodies are searching for sources of light and color in the monochromatic winter months. Flowers infuse much-needed color along with lovely smells that ultimately serve to boost one’s mood.

Exposure to Flowers Lowers Stress Levels

The winter makes it awfully difficult to spend lengthy periods of time in the greater outdoors. Furthermore, much of the outdoor landscape is covered in ice and snow. Most of the plants are lifeless until the spring months. This is precisely why you should bring nature’s beauty indoors. Add some gorgeous flowers to your living or working space and you will feel much better during the depressing winter.

Simply Looking at Flowers Will Suffice

A study performed by Harvard University researchers found that merely looking at flowers in the early morning hours can induce happiness and reduce anxiety. Winter mornings are especially stressful. It seems like it takes forever for the sun to show. The temperatures are egregiously low and the ice is as solid and slippery as ever. Do yourself an enormous favor by looking at a lovely floral arrangement for a few minutes each morning. Though this sounds a bit irreverent, it just might work wonders for your mood.

Even if you don’t want to gaze at flowers each morning, you will still benefit from their presence. Place vibrant flowers in the rooms of your home that your frequent on a regular basis and they will improve your mood and energy. When in doubt, place your flowers in the kitchen as that is where most people spend a considerable portion of the morning.

Flowers can Even Trigger Positive Emotions

Let’s face it: Most of us get a little depressed in the uber-cold winter months. Many suffer from seasonal affect disorder (SAD). Others are stricken with cabin fever. It is quite easy to feel sad, anxious and even angry between December and March. Fret not, flowers can help!

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A study performed by Rutgers University lends credence to the popular notion that flowers boost emotional health. The research shows that flowers induce happy emotions, boost life satisfaction and even trigger positive social behavior. This is excellent news for individuals who are searching for a means of beating the winter blues without antidepressants, alcohol or other drugs.

Brant Florist is Here to Help You and Your Loved Ones Make it Through the Winter

We are smack dab in the middle of the winter. There is a good chance that you feel a little down. Even if you feel fine, the odds are that someone in your social circle or family feels depressed. The answer to the winter doldrums is here in the form of lovely floral arrangements from Brant Florist.  Each of our arrangements is handmade in a highly personalized manner We even tack on an individualized message for good measure. This is exactly what one needs in the midst of the brutally cold winter!

Contact us today to learn more about our floral arrangements and how they can brighten your life or the lives of your friends, family and co-workers. You can reach Brant Florist at 877-545-5535 or by e-mailing info@brantflorist.com.