August 11, 2017

Are succulents for you? Want to try your hand at designing with succulents? Julie designed this great bouquet with our new images that we recently added! Succulents have become a growing trend not only in weddings, but in gardens, indoor plants and just about anywhere else! …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – The Sunflower

July 27, 2017

It’s been a hot summer so far this year but this week has been much cooler! Definitely a nice break from the 95 degree weather. With the heat we’ve been having, it can only mean one thing…the time of year when sunflowers make their appearance …Read More

Design by the Blossom’s visit to Pennock

July 14, 2017

Our first wholesaler visit to Pennock Floral! As you may or may not know, Julie and I have been working hard to update our flower inventory in Bloom (our subscription based design area).  Earlier this spring, we visited Plant Masters. A local (to us!) grower …Read More

Fourth of July – Red, White and Blue Wedding

July 04, 2017

Happy Fourth of July!! What’s your opinion on holiday weddings? Some people like them, it’s an invite to a party no matter what the date.  Other people may not like them, especially if they have traditions that they would like to continue each year. Regardless …Read More

Flower Fact Fun- Scabiosa

July 03, 2017

Scabiosa or Pincushion Flower… What do you call this fun bloom? If you’re looking for a fun and stunning flower to add to your arrangement, look no further.  Scabiosa aka pincushion flowers are a great way to add a unique flair to any event.   …Read More

Create a Unique Boutonniere!

June 24, 2017

Can you spell Boutonniere? I’ve typed this word multiple times and still struggle to get the spelling correct… I can’t even imagine how many ways it’s been misspelled.  Sometimes my spellcheck can’t even guess the word I’m so far off! A little background on boutonnieres… …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Craspedia

June 22, 2017

Craspedia! This week we are looking into something I consider to be a little different.  Different can be fun and exciting, so if you’re looking for a pop of color to make one or all of your arrangements stand out, then this is your flower! …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Anemone

June 15, 2017

There are so many options when it comes to wedding flowers!  When so many possibilities exist, it can be difficult to decide what flowers will work best.  Keep in mind what is available at the time of your wedding and also your wedding style.  The …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Cornflower

June 08, 2017

Name: Cornflower aka Bachelor Buttons Colors Available: Obviously cornflowers are available in their traditional blue color.  There are also some pink cornflowers available through Fifty Flowers! Best For: Based on their name, I think it’s safe to say they can be used for boutonnieres! Along …Read More

Plant Masters

June 01, 2017

On Tuesday, Julie and I had the pleasure of visiting Plant Masters in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  The owners, Carol and Leon, are absolutely wonderful and have the most beautiful flower gardens! A little background first… Julie had heard about the American Grown flower movement and we …Read More

Game of Thrones Wedding

May 26, 2017

Something that is becoming increasingly popular are themed weddings.  Have you been to any?  I recently attended a “Lord of the Rings” wedding and it was something really interesting.  Personally, I know nothing about Lord of the Rings, but it was neat to see the …Read More

Flower Fact Fun -Wax Flower

May 24, 2017

  Name: Wax Flower aka Chamelaucium Colors Available: White, pink, red, purple, orange, yellow Best For: Wax Flowers are a great filler flower and works well in almost any arrangement! Wax Flowers do shed and usually some blooms will fall off during shipping. Keep this …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Hellebore

May 16, 2017

For today’s flower fact, let’s learn a little about Hellebore!  It pairs well with so much, but there’s something secretive about Hellebore…. anyone know what it is?!     Name: Hellebore     Colors Available: Green, various shades of purple, white and light pink   …Read More

Friday Favorites – Wide Spread Bouquet Love

May 12, 2017

  Sometimes bigger is better…but what about wider? A new popular wedding trend – horizontal bouquets! They provide such a fun shape and allow for a variety of styles and personality to shine through. They’re often more relaxed, as if the flowers were just cut …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Ranunculus

May 10, 2017

Did you know that Ranunculus blooms are one of the hottest wedding flowers available?? Name: Ranunculus Bloom Season: They are available year round! Use them anytime!   Colors Available: Shades of red, pink and orange; also violet, white, yellow and green! Design by the Blossom …Read More

Friday Favorites – Cornflower Blue!

May 05, 2017

Ahh the cornflower!     Cornflower blue makes me think of Spring… anyone else? Julie had made this awesome bouquet using cornflowers on Design by the Blossom and I figured what better time than now to see what else was out there! After looking through …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Hypericum Berry

May 02, 2017

Name: Hypericum Berry Bloom Season: These berries are available all year round and most commonly sold as clusters of berries with some greenery! Colors Available: Shades of red, white, peach and green.  Here at Design by the Bloom, we have four shades to offer! What …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Sweet Pea

April 24, 2017

    Name: Sweet Pea Bloom Season: Sweet peas are only available seasonally, usually March through August Colors Available: Shades of white, pink and purple; also red, yellow and peach! Design by the Blossom is excited to be currently offering the above colors!  This peach …Read More

Flower Fact Fun – Hydrangea

March 28, 2017

  Name: Hydrangea Bloom Season: Available year round Colors: White/ivory, purple, blue, green are the most common color choices.  Some of the color choices available with Bloom are shown above! But did you know you can get airbrushed hydrangeas in almost any color? What do …Read More

Friday Favorites – Shades of Purple

March 24, 2017

With Easter right around the corner, I was in the mood to find some flowers that made me think of this holiday.  Purple usually comes to mind for me, along with some pinks and yellows.  But for the purpose of today we will stick with …Read More