Making a container garden is a simple and easy way to incorporate beautiful plants and flowers in your limited space. Whether you’re decorating a front porch, back lanai, or small indoor apartment space, you can absolutely have beautiful greenery and colorful flowers all around you. At Cascade Floral Wholesale, we have everything you need to create container gardens of various sizes, shapes and colors. Here are some quick tips to keep in mind when designing your own balanced container garden.
For thousands of years and in many different cultures around the world, the practice of meditation has been used to promote peace, still the mind and soul, and find balance. And who doesn’t need a bit of peace and balance these days? At Cascade Floral Wholesale, we have many of the materials you’ll need to design your own meditation garden, either within your home or outdoors. Having the right surroundings for meditative practice is not required, but certainly helps to bring your senses into alignment with your meditative state. Here are a few pointers for getting started and to inspire you as you create your own meditation garden.
By now, you and your besties have tried the holiday cookie exchange, makeover nights and the painting-and-wine classes. You’re looking for a fresh spin on the girls’ night out, or a theme for your next event that will bring a flair of inspiration to the group. The newest trend we at Cascade Floral Wholesale are seeing is floral design bars. Bring your closest friends together along with a basic variety of flowers, floral design materials, and a how-to video to follow. Throw in some champagne and brunch-type snacks and you have a fun afternoon of girl time with a great take-away: beautiful floral bouquets and a new skill!
Every florist knows the challenges of creating gorgeous floral arrangements and keeping them fresh for as long as possible. The way you cut, hydrate, style and arrange your blooms all make a difference in how long they will stay fresh and beautiful. Here, the experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale offer some of our best florists’ hacks for keeping your floral arrangements looking good as long as possible. Try a few of these tricks the next time you design beautiful floral arrangements for your home or office and see if they don’t create long-lasting blooms you’ll love.
Moving into the New Year often means making a few positive changes in your life. Many people focus on their health, finances or relationships. But have you considered focusing on the plants in your life as a means of self-care? Plants and flowers can be a source of great joy and personal satisfaction, plus sharing the fruits of your labors can be a great way to reinforce relationships. Here, the experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale offer some great ideas about how to include plants and flowers in your New Year’s Resolutions. We have ideas that are long-lasting and easy to fulfill from Day 1.
Decorating for the holidays can be a cheerful, satisfying endeavor that brightens everyone’s spirits during this season. While there’s no end to the creativity and style you can include in your holiday decor, the expense of buying these items can add up quickly. However, making your own beautiful and unique designs is not just less expensive; it’s also fun, easy and so personal that your creations can quickly become holiday family heirlooms. The design experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale have some great DIY decor ideas that you’re sure to love.
Creating gorgeous floral arrangements for your home or office can be a truly satisfying endeavor. You’re cutting, trimming, arranging and placing the perfectly shaped blooms in the right color patterns that brighten every room in your home. However, that satisfaction will fizzle quickly if your blooms don’t turn out like you’d hoped, or if they wilt and die too quickly. Here, the floral experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale offer some really cool tricks you probably haven’t tried yet. Check them out, try a few, and see what exciting new twists you can add to your floral design repertoire!
As summer fades into cooler weather, shorter days and fewer leaves on the trees, we start to notice the subtle changes nature brings. Beyond our own obsessions with scarves, boots and pumpkin spice lattes, the world around us transforms. Leaves change from bright greens to yellows, oranges and reds. The rich texture of tree branches, pine cones and seeds are exposed. Fruit and fall vegetables are harvested in abundance. And those bright summer hues that indicate fun and warmth fade to deeper, muted tones that makes us want to crawl under a blanket. Autumn is arriving, and the floral experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale have some great floral designs to surround yourself with the essence of fall in your own space this season.
Adding flowers to any room can bring fresh color, texture and natural beauty to the atmosphere. But professional floral arrangements can become pricey, especially if you’d love to keep fresh flowers in every room. A great alternative is to purchase your own flowers from a provider like Cascade Floral Wholesale and design your own centerpieces for each room of your home. Creating your own floral arrangements can be simple and fun if you just remember a few tricks of the trade. Think about the vibe you want emanating from each space in your home and match your containers and colors to go with it. It’s also important to consider what surfaces you’re working with in terms of size, shape and height. Here are some great tips for creating your own gorgeous do-it-yourself centerpieces.
Whether you have kids around for the summer or full-time, it’s always smart to have a few projects on the back burner to stave off boredom. Creating projects that take you outside and teach children about nature are great ways to encourage a love for flowers, gardens and the great (backyard) outdoors. These backyard and garden-friendly projects from Cascade Floral Wholesale are all things you can do together, getting you and your kids outside and working with your hands.
These days, DIY is everywhere. If you have the time to learn a new skill or craft, it can be very exciting to put your new trade to use. For those who love growing, sending, or decorating with flowers, this piece is for you! Being able to grow your own flowers is one thing, but can you present them in a beautiful, stylish way that will make your friends and family swoon? Here, the professionals at Cascade Floral Wholesale will walk you through the basic steps of arranging a bouquet of flowers and include several great ideas for wrapping your blooms in a stylish and personal way. Take a look!
If you’re planning a small, intimate affair for your wedding, it’s fun to explore the possibility of creating some of your food, decor, or floral arrangements yourself. Not only does this help you stretch your wedding budget significantly, but it also adds a personal touch to your event that creates a unique vibe. For DIY wedding flowers, there are several things to keep in mind. The floral experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale have some great tips for making your DIY florals look amazing.
One thing all moms tend to have in common when it comes to gifts: homemade is best. Moms love gifts from the heart, so this Mother’s Day, Cascade Floral Wholesale has put together some fabulous Do-It-Yourself gift ideas for moms. Simple enough for even the craft-challenged and too cute to pass up, you’ll love creating these gifts almost as much as mom will love receiving them. Your thoughtful time and effort will bring a huge smile to her face and give her a beautiful keepsake that shows how much you love her. Take a look at some of these great ideas, then get busy! You may even tuck a few ideas away for mom’s birthday, as well!
Creating your own wedding bouquet can be a daunting thought, but it doesn’t have to be! With a few simple tips to keep in mind, you can create a beautiful bouquet that reflects the beauty of your special day. What a great way to add your own special touch to your ceremony while saving quite a bit of money, as well! Whether you make this a get-together with your bridesmaids or simply take a little time to make a bouquet for yourself (or a friend), the steps are simple and can add so much meaning to an already-wonderful day. Here are some important tips that the professionals at Cascade Floral Wholesale hope you keep in mind as you plan and create your beautiful bouquet.
Wax Flower is an attractive addition to any bouquet, floral arrangement, or creative floral design. Bringing a fresh lemony scent and a flexible texture, this industrious little bloom is extremely easy to work with, making it a favorite among floral designers. With a relatively new and exotic history, wax flower’s symbolism and meaning make it perfect for wedding arrangements, though it can be seen in virtually any kind of arrangement. Cascade Floral Wholesale is proud to feature many varieties and colors of Wax Flower for your creative designs.
We all love being surrounded by fresh natural fragrances, and studies have proven that this can even be good for our health and well-being. Potpourri comprised of dried flowers, herbs, fruits, berries, and other accents, infused with essential oils, is a great way to bring the naturally uplifting freshness of the garden into your home, even in winter. So, the floral experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale bring you some tricks and inspiration for creating your own potpourri that lasts. The best part? You can choose exactly what does- and does not- go into your signature mix!
Sending and receiving flowers can make anyone feel good. It’s a simple gesture that’s been woven into the fabric of society for centuries. Recently, studies have been conducted regarding the psychological effects of sending, receiving or being surrounded by flowers and the results are just what we’ve always known: Flowers make your day! The floral professionals at Cascade Floral Wholesale looked a little more deeply into this to help you know what you’ll be providing for your customers when they choose to send your flowers to a friend or loved one. Here’s what we found:
Fall is such a fun time for color, texture, and decorations. For your more crafty floral customers, this is also a great season for creating something new. Homemade decorations that reflect the holiday spirit are more special because they’re imbued with a unique sense of nostalgia. The expert designers at Cascade Floral Wholesale have a few crafty ideas up their sleeves to help DIY-ers create fabulous fall decorations this year, along with all the flowers, berries, foliage, and plants you need to get started.
The beauty of chrysanthemums in the fall is amazing to behold. We’re stunned and awed by the multitude of colors and textures we find every year. This season, we’re excited for your to feature chrysanthemums as one of your favorite fall flowers throughout the season. Not only are they easy to grow, even in cooler months, but mums symbolize some beautiful sentiments, making them great gifts or additions to your fall designs. You may even want to keep a few for yourself as you decorate for fall. So, the floral experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale are happy to include a few fun facts and tips about planting, giving, and decorating with fall mums.
Fall is upon us and ready to bloom into full color. Fans of these deep, rich colors and textures will be looking for gorgeous sunflowers, dahlias, and of course, mums. Whether your customers are looking for rustic fall texture or bright fall jewel-tones, be sure to delight their senses with the wide variety of colors and blooms fall has to offer. Cascade Floral Wholesale is proud to offer a wide range of fall varieties, perfect for endless combinations of autumn design.