Fall is a time for gorgeous, deep fall colors, but it can also be a chance to include rustic harvest textures in your home decor. Adding rich hues and intriguing textures can create a positive environment that will evoke the essence of fall. Take your decorating to a new level with crisp fragrances, fresh foliage and stylish accent pieces that bring balance and warmth into your space this season. The floral designers at Marco Island Florist have some amazing creations in our fall collection that combine bright fall colors with plenty of harvest texture for a stunning display for fall.
While Halloween comes with all the festivity of a costume party, let this be a great reason to send a beautiful bouquet of fall flowers to your favorite people. Celebrate fall and the changing season along with the excitement of Halloween when you gift your loved ones with beautiful, long-lasting floral arrangements that evoking the spirit of the season. Marco Island Florist has prepared some excellent pieces that will help you usher in the fall season in style.
This month brings us the celebration of Sweetest Day, observed on the third Saturday of October each year. This philanthropic day was created by Herbert Birch Kingston in 1922 as a means of distributing a bit of happiness to the downtrodden during the Great Depression. Kingston, a candy company employee, gave candy and treats to orphans, shut-ins and others who had seemingly been forgotten. Today, we observe this day by bringing surprises to those in hospitals, shelters or nursing homes. The professionals at Marco Island Florist are happy to share our wide variety of floral arrangements, plants and gift baskets with you as we help you celebrate Sweetest Day this year.
This month, from September 15 to October 15, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. This is a wonderful time to pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced our nation and society. It’s also the mark of many Latin American nations’ Independence Days, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Chile and Belize. The rich stories of enduring contributions by these significant individuals is celebrated for an entire month by national institutions. Marco Island Florist is participating in the festivities by offering beautiful designs featuring plants and flowers originating in Latin American countries.
Bring the colors and spirit of the fall season into your home this year by incorporating deep, bold jewel-toned floral designs in your decorating scheme. Richer than the typical harvest-style palette, jewel-tones enrich the atmosphere and lend a vibrant flair to any room. Invigorate your favorite room with a beautiful bouquet of jewel-toned florals from Marco Island Florist and be inspired by the season’s best.
As the fall season sets in, entertaining can take on an elegance as unique as this season of change. Give your guests a taste of something new and interesting from the garden, as fresh as a fall harvest. The floral experts at Marco Island Florist think that edible flowers will beautifully compliment the gorgeous decor you’ll use to adorn your brunch table at your next gathering.
Did you know that caring for something besides yourself actually increases your ability to listen and show empathy? Studies have shown that taking care of houseplants can help you learn to be attentive to the needs of others, even when they can’t say what they need. By caring for a plant of your own, you are actually taking care of yourself as well and learning to care for those around you. If you’ve never owned plants before, start with something simple and low-maintenance. The Naples-based Marco Island Florist suggests giving plants as gifts, both to yourself and a friend, as another means of self-care.
Marco Island Florist is fortunate to work in a business where meaningful connection is the name of the game. We’re involved in our customer’s lives in a way that you don’t get with another industry, and that’s how we like it. We love the idea that we in some way help support, enhance and honor the most important relationships (and moments) of our lives. So today, we’re sharing two of our favorite “power of the flower” moments.
The relationship between a child and a grandparent is truly unique. Kids thrive by learning from a different generation than their own and having the experience of learning about your child’s child is like none other. That’s why Grandparents Day was created in the 1970s. Marian McQuade wanted a day to spend with family, including her 43 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Marco Island Florist suggests building that special relationship between grandparent and grandchild by sending or bringing a bouquet full of flowers with significant meaning. Telling about the importance of the flowers you choose could be a new memory all its own.
Remember the old adage that you can’t wear white after Labor Day? That used to be applied to how you decorated your home, as well. Light and airy whites were great as curtains, throw pillows or table linens through summer. But these were expected to disappear over Labor Day weekend in favor of richer, heavier fall colors. This is no longer the norm- there are so many great ways to incorporate white into your decor well into the fall months. The designers at Marco Island Florist encourage you to play with white as you plan your living or dining room’s next look.