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Flower Fundamentals from Flower Delivery Express and Rebecca Cole: Trends for Celebrating the Holidays in Style
Go Green for a Red-Hot Season
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 16, 2012 06:00 PM
DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The winter holiday season is the No. 1 floral-buying time of year. With that in mind, Wesley Berry, President of Flower Delivery Express www.flowerdeliveryexpress.com, a major online floral delivery company, has teamed with the host of Discovery Channel's Surprise by Design, Rebecca Cole, to showcase the floral trends that will give homes a festive feeling this holiday season.
"Because we're returning to our roots and hosting intimate celebrations at home, we'll see more traditional colors, and greenery, whose scents will bring us back to our childhood," said Cole, who also is a contributor to the Today Show.
According to Berry, great holiday arrangements begin with greenery. "In ancient cultures, people believed that bringing foliage into the home during the season was lucky and guaranteed the return of vegetation in the spring. Even today, green remains a staple in holiday decor."
Rebecca's Tips for Sprucing Up Your Home:
According to Cole, "Whether it's a gift or for home decor, 'colorful greenery' is a thoughtful and long-lasting way to send holiday cheer."
Poinsettias are often part of greenery arrangements. Flower Delivery Express carries a wide selection of poinsettias in pink, peach, white, plum and speckled or marbled varieties, in addition to the traditional red.
Gifts of Abundance
According to Berry, the trend in floral purchases seen by Flower Delivery Express this year ranges from wreaths to centerpieces, bulb plants and topiaries.
Popular Holiday Florals
Cole has this advice for creating festive, colorful tables for dinner, brunch or even cocktail hour.
For more holiday and gift giving ideas, visit www.flowerdeliveryexpress.com.
About Wesley Berry: as one of the leading internet florists in North America, Wesley Berry is the CEO of Flower Delivery Express, a multi-million dollar online floral delivery operation.
They deliver from their own brick and mortar flower shops with their own delivery fleet and through FedEx and UPS from coast to coast. Deliveries are also made via a computerized sending network of affiliated shops. They provide delivery throughout most of the United States, Canada and to over eighty countries around the world.
He also owns Wesley Berry Flowers, www.800wesleys.com, a Detroit-based brick and mortar florist established in 1946. Today it operates under the same family ownership and family values that have guided this business for generations. From the very beginning the satisfaction of their customers has been their top concern.
SOURCE Flower Delivery Express
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