Have you circled November 28 on your calendar? If not, get out your red pen: Giving Tuesday, a global initiative to promote charitable giving across the world, is here.
At Griffins Floral Designs, we know all about giving. And not just flowers; in fact, we offer a charitable giving program all year long. Our Columbus community is important to us, and while we love bringing flowers and people together, we're equally invested in turning one personal gift into something that can benefit many. Read More about Offer A Helping Hand This Giving Tuesday »
While you're decking those workplace halls, don't forget to add a dash of fresh flowers, too.
We here at Griffin's Floral Design may be biased, but we think there's nothing quite like a display of seasonal florals to truly capture the holiday spirit. And the workplace is a wonderful place to take advantage of the festive designs available now, since so many people will get to enjoy them. Flowers and plants, after all, are meant to be seen. When they're displayed in businesses or workplaces, the joy they offer is maximized. Read More about Magical Floral Gifts for the Office »
It's not hard for a table to look good on Thanksgiving. A beautiful tablecloth, fine china, polished silverware - and that's to say nothing of the feast itself. Even if your table is less formal, there's nothing quite like the set-up for a glorious meal with family and friends. You may have a fire going in the background or the TV parked on football; either way, you're likely to be looking at a pretty table.
Here at Griffin's Floral Design, we don't want you to overlook one of the prettiest items on it: the centerpiece. Read More about Picture-Perfect Thanksgiving Centerpieces »
Thanking your host with flowers is a classic gesture. In fact, across the globe, there are customs governing the gifting of flowers, such is their popularity as an expression of gratitude. We here at Griffin's Floral Design know that with Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us are planning to accept someone else's invitation to dinner. The last thing we want you to do is show up empty-handed, and we don't mean bearing a green bean casserole. We mean a floral gift. Read More about Fall Flowers for the Holiday Host »
Veterans Day, celebrated every November 11, has been around since 1919, when it was conceived as "Armistice Day" in honor of the end of WWI the year before. Eventually it became the Veterans Day we know now, and yet not any less a momentous occasion. On this day (or very near close to it), our Columbus community gathers together to honor those who served in the U.S. military through parades, observances and parties. We fete our heroes in our homes or reach out to them if they are at a distance. We here at Griffin's Floral Design make the same efforts, joining you in celebration of our vets.
But we also believe that the gesture of sending flowers in tribute is another way of honoring our heroes, and we've got a variety of floral styles for Veterans Day to choose from. Read More about Floral Styles for Veterans Day »
It's the giving season, and nothing expresses our gratitude quite like a heaping bushel of flowers, or so we think here at Griffin's Floral Design. Tidy bouquets and glancing bud vases are great, but when we really want to make an impact - especially in Fall, where abundance is a running theme - it's go big or go home. And there's no flower that lends itself better to being brought in bunches (okay, maybe roses) than mums. Fall's signature flower is the perfect way to say Thanks, Gracias, Merci . . . you get the picture. Read More about The Gift of Mums »
Got little ghosties and ghouls in the house? Then you’re probably decorating the house for Halloween, straddling the line between not-so-scary and just a little spooky. Whimsical Halloween decor isn’t hard to come by this season, and that’s… Read More about Whimsical Halloween Decor »
Some say it was 1916, others that it was 1923 - but regardless of the date of the original Sweetest Day, we all agree on how it began. A homegrown Ohio holiday, the first observance of this day was in Cleveland approximately 100 years ago.
History tells of a group of candy company executives who banded together to give small gifts of candy and chocolate to orphans, shut-ins, and others who were down on their luck. Down through the years, the holiday has come to represent acts of kindness to anyone who could use a smile. And although the inaugural celebrations had nothing to do with romance. many people do think of Sweetest Day as a "little Valentine's Day". Regardless of who you want to surprise on October 21, Griffin's Floral Designs has the bouquets, gifts, and chocolate you will need to make them smile! Read More about Sweetest Day Inspires Acts of Kindness »
The fall season is now officially underway, and with it the anticipation of the arrival of the holiday season. We are inspired by the cool, crisp air and the changing landscape, and look forward to all of the festivities that October brings. First up is Halloween, and we thought that to get the celebrations started, we would share past photos from one of our favorite events.
As your local Columbus florist, we have the privilege of having a small part in many parts of your life. From Valentine's Day roses to birthday carnations; from anniversary orchids to sympathy lilies - we truly love getting to know our friends and customers. And every Halloween, we have a tradition that brings the community together in a fun way - our pet costume contest. The amazing pet costumes below are just a few from our prior year's contests, and we hope they inspire you to find an adorable get-up for your canine, feline, or reptile. (Follow us on Facebook so you can enter this year's contest!) Read More about Adorable Pet Costumes to Kick Off the Season »
Nearly 90,000 people work everyday in downtown Columbus, and many of those people are employers, executives, and supervisors. With so many bosses, you can bet that there is a vast array of personalities and management styles represented, but experts tell us that great bosses all share common characteristics. If you think you work for the best boss in Columbus, he or she likely exhibits many of these traits.
National Bosses Day is October 16, and gives you a great opportunity to show appreciation for someone who supports and encourages you every day. Griffin's Floral Designs has everything you need to express your thanks! Read More about Do You Work for the Best Boss in Columbus? »