One of the most beloved holidays of the year takes place on July 4th - and across the nation, there will be parades, picnics, and fireworks displays that commemorate the birth of our nation. If you are planning the barbecue or heading to someone's else's party, you'll want to stop by Griffin's Floral Designs first. We have the July 4th florals and patriotic arrangements that will add color and spirit to every get-together.
Red, White & BOOM! Over 400,000 people will gather in downtown Columbus to celebrate the 37th annual Red, White & BOOM! This famous event began in 1981 when 30,000 people gathered in Bicentennial Park to watch a small fireworks display. The downtown Independence Day Celebration has exploded into what is now the largest single day event in Columbus - and the most recognized firework display in the Midwest. Read More about July 4th Florals & Arrangements
Summer is finally here - and with it the beautiful seasonal flowers, colors, and fragrances that are inherent at this time of year. Long evenings with lingering daylight inspire us to remain outside, to enjoy the sunsets and balmy weather. The is something special about the ambiance of summer. It exudes excitement and anticipation of good times with family and friends, and gathering to share a meal is a summer tradition. From backyard barbecues to formal dinners in the garden, the season is full of special events and occasions. No matter how you choose to get together, don't forget the flowers! Summer florals add style and sophistication - or maybe just a little whimsy - to your table. Griffin's Floral Designs invites you to browse our summer collection or to call our expert designers if you need ideas or inspiration. Read More about Beautiful Summer Florals for Every Table
Your father is one-of-a-kind, and deserves a Father's Day as special as he is. Although you could head to the hardware or sporting goods store in search of the perfect gift, we have a better idea. This year, surprise Dad with something he doesn't expect. Griffin's Floral Design has the Father's Day gift ideas that rise above neckties and power drills, and provide Dad with a truly memorable day.
Did You Know? Father's Day has only been an official holiday since 1966, when it was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson. The day was modeled after the already-established Mother's Day, and was inspired by the daughter of William Smart, who had raised 6 children on his own. Today, full time single fathers represent approximately 2 million of the 71 million fathers in the United States. Read More about Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas
In the aftermath of a World War I battle, a soldier named John McCrae penned a poem which expressed the pain of all the lives lost. "In Flanders Fields" would famously associated those lost in battle with the red poppy, a tradition which remains to this day. While live poppies are seldom worn, faux versions of the poppy are handed out at church services and benevolent associations across the nation to remember the fallen.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row.
The torch; be yours to hold it high,
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders fields. Read More about Floral Designs and Memorial Day Bouquets
Spring is well underway in Columbus, and within a few weeks, we will be looking at summer already! Before the season passes by, Griffin's Floral Designs wanted to share some of our favorite late spring flowers, so that when you are deciding on the perfect birthday arrangement or "just because" bouquet, you'll know what is in season. While some spring flowers are popular year round - like roses - some are definitely more available at this time.
Expert Tip: If you are unsure as to what you are looking for, call us and ask which blooms have recently arrived at the shop. We'll make a custom bouquet of the absolute freshest flowers - just for you. Read More about Bright Late Spring Flowers
Mother's Day is almost upon us, and if you are like so many, you may be struggling with the perfect gift to give your Mom. After all, she has always been there for you, and no one loves you like her. She is special, and she is unique. She deserves only the best on Mother's Day. What can you give her that really shows her how amazing you think she is? The answer is easier than you might think - simply look at her everyday passions and interests - and then call Griffins Floral Designs.
Flowers have been used to express deep sentiments for thousands of years, and they remain the #1 gift on Mother's Day. This makes them the perfect way to end a fantastic day with Mom - so here are just a few ideas for Columbus Mother's Day celebrations we think she'll love. Read More about Mother’s Day Celebrations in Columbus
There is no way that one day is enough to honor your Mom for all she has done for you! Still, on May 14, people across Columbus and across the country will take the opportunity to do just that, With gifts and flowers and messages of love, 85 million moms in the United States will be recognized for the role they play - and Griffin's Floral Designs has the perfect beautiful flowers and arrangements to let the world's best mom - yours - know just how special she is!
Did You Know? Although Anna Jarvis worked tirelessly to establish Mother's Day in 1908, she worked just as hard at the end of her life to abolish the same holiday; claiming that it had not worked out the way she had envisioned it. But there would be no stopping Mother's Day, and it has become one of the most popular days on the calendar for giving gifts and flowers. Read More about Sending Beautiful Flowers to Mom
Griffin's Floral Design is known throughout Columbus as not only a top florist but an experienced wedding floral and event planning company. In other words, we understand formal events! So when it comes time for proms or spring dances, we understand how to design wearable flowers that will add all the class and style that you are looking for.
Don't Forget! In addition to proms, graduation ceremonies and Mother's Day are two additional spring occasions that call for beautiful corsages! Read More about Proms, School Dances & Special Events