During the holiday season, honoring our fallen veterans and paying tribute to their amazing service to our nation is an important way to bring meaning and purpose to their absence during the holidays. This Christmas, consider participating in a Christmas wreath ceremony in which holiday wreaths are placed on the grave sites of fallen heroes. The Wreaths Across America ceremony started at Arlington National Cemetery and is now conducted across the nation and abroad. The floral designers at Marco Island Florist have created a beautiful collection of holiday wreaths to choose from. Read More about Christmas Wreath Ceremonies »
Displaying beautiful flowers and decor throughout your home during the holidays creates a cozy, nostalgic feel for the season. When you include a crafty, do-it-yourself project to your holiday collection, you bring a personal touch to your decor. For instance, create beautiful place cards from cut Christmas tree branches and sprigs of greenery to complement your fabulous holiday centerpiece. The floral designers at Marco Island Florist have created stunning floral arrangements and centerpieces to help your homemade creations shine. Read More about Holiday DIY Projects »
Now that the holidays are upon us, we know you’re eager to spread cheer and good tidings to everyone on your Christmas list this year. Fill them with joy and warmth when you send a gorgeous and thoughtful gift they will enjoy throughout the holiday season. A beautiful ornament, a lush poinsettia, or a delightful gift basket are excellent ways to show your friends and loved ones how much they mean to you this season and always. The design experts at Marco Island Florist have created a holiday best-sellers collection of our favorite items for you to peruse. Read More about Sweet Holiday Gifts »
Administrative Professionals Week is celebrated the last full week of April. During this time, staff that are key to the smooth daily operation of businesses are honored and appreciated. However, anyone can make the most of the holiday by increasing their “Desktop Awareness.” Marco Island Florist is here to help you take your work space to new levels. Read More about Have You Heard Of Desktop Awareness? »
Flowers are a big deal during the winter holidays. Surprised? Don't be. Christmas and Hanukkah flower purchases account for 30% of all holiday flower sales each year, a figure that reflects the fact that we dress our tables, mantles and doors with fresh blooms, bold poinsettias and fragrant winter greens.
Marco Island Florist's Holiday Gift Guide showcases the outstanding array of arrangements and designs available during the season, making it easy for you to select just the right gift for your loved one or yourself. Read More about Holiday Gift Guide Highlights »
Secret Santa, a gift swap that hinges on the giver concealing his identity from the recipient, has a mysterious background. As best we can tell, our modern version is an import from Scandinavia, where custom held that givers should go around knocking on doors and dropping presents at them (or in some cases, throwing them into the house!), all without being seen. Similar gift exchange traditions exist in Germany, Latin America, the Philippines, Ireland . . . You name it. It seems we can't get enough of the anonymous gift exchange, and we at Marco Island Florist are no different. Read More about Yummy Secret Santa Gifts »
Administrative Professionals Week was established in the early 1950's as an initiative to fill the many vacant office positions in thriving post-war businesses. Although originally named National Secretary's Day, the movement evolved to include an entire week of observance and to encompass a spectrum of professionals - from administrative assistants to front desk receptionists. In today's world, the week-long event is meant to recognize those professionals who are the engine behind the business but often operate as unsung heroes. Read More about Flowers & Desktop Designs for Administrative Professionals »