Thistle This!

The national emblem of Scotland and a symbol of nobility, thistle is indeed unique and adds quite a lot of personality and texture to bouquets. It’s interesting purple-blue color allows it to make a statement regardless of its surroundings. We’ve combined this unique, prickly plant’s branches in our new Roses & Thistle Bouquet. It’s a… Read more »

Prettier Than Ever…Thanksgiving Tabletop

Turkey may be the highlight of the holiday, but adding a touch of natural beauty to the Thanksgiving tabletop makes the holiday shine. These three preserved designs that we are showcasing are from our Fall Collection. Each says “Happy Thanksgiving” in a very beautiful way. Get ready for lots of oohs and aahs when displayed in… Read more »

Flower Inspired Gifts: Egyptian Jasmine

Love flowers but the person you would love to send a big, gorgeous bouquet to doesn’t seem to be enthralled by fresh flowers? It’s hard for us to imagine such a scenario, but we’ve been assured it happens. Thus we’ve ventured out to find unique gifts that are flower inspired! Your recipient gets a naturally… Read more »

Meet a Member of the Calyx Flowers Team!

Hi Flower Lovers, Today we thought we’d introduce you to a member of our esteemed Calyx Flowers’ team – his name is Brian Goodhue and he is our resident marketing whiz. Not only is Brian our number one numbers guy, he has quite a green thumb – two actually. As you can see, he has… Read more »

It’s National Boss Day!

Remember it’s National Boss Day where we take the opportunity to show your boss how much you appreciate them. So where did this holiday originate? It dates back to 1958 when a woman named Patricia Haroski who was a secretary in Deerfield, Illinois organized a special day in honor of her white-collar father, who helped… Read more »

National Grandparents Day is Approaching!

Happy Monday Flower Lovers! As you may or may not know, National Grandparents Day is on September 8th.  That means it’s time to start preparing to show your love for the most loving and comforting people! If you can’t be with your grandparents, send a beautiful bouquet from Calyx Flowers like the Lavender Love Bouquet… Read more »

Anthuriums!

How much do you know about Anthuriums? Well, let us fill you in! Common names for the Anthurium are Flamingo flower, Tail Flower, Oilcloth Flower, and Painters palette. Anthurium leaves are actually waxy bracts called ‘spaths’ and are heart shaped. While most known for being red, Anthuriums come in burgundy, pink, hot pink, dark pink,… Read more »

Sunflowers!

August is the month of the Sunflower – beautiful sunshine and sunny skies! We’re proud to offer several bouquets featuring the late summer flower such as Tuscan Sunflower Bouquet. Did you know? These native American flowers were originally grown more for their usefulness than their beauty, as the oil from sunflower seeds is used for food,… Read more »

Flower Photo Shoot for Holiday 2013

Over the past week the Calyx Flowers team (with the help of the photographic genius of John Goodman created fabulous floral sensations for our 2013 holiday catalogs. Here is a little look around the studio. We may be cramped for space but that doesn’t offset the brilliant bouquets that came to life on set. Our Holiday… Read more »

Getting Ready for the Holiday Photo Shoot!

The time has come upon us! Here at Calyx, we’re getting ready to shoot our Holiday catalog for you – in July! While awfully confusing for those involved, the process is great fun and we can’t wait to share our new products with you. We’re very busy bees buzzing around gathering vases, ordering flowers, and… Read more »

Happy Parents Day!

Happy Monday Flower Lovers! As you may or may not know, Parents Day is this Sunday! A special day in July to honor both your mother and father for all of the wonderful things they’ve done for you and to thank them for bringing you into this world. We love an excuse to send flowers… Read more »

Atlanta Gift Show – Southern Shopping

Well I have wrapped up another successful buying and sourcing trip to AmericasMart in Atlanta where lots of great products were found. I saw some wonderful showrooms filled with designer vases and cachepots that I know will look absolutely exquisite when paired with an exclusive Calyx “look.” The show was definitely busier this time than… Read more »

We Love America!

Hey Flower Lovers, The Calyx Team wanted to wish you a (belated) happy Independence Day! We are so blessed to live in such a wonderful and beautiful place – hoping everyone had a safe and joy filled day and have a restful weekend! ~ Calyx Team

Inspired by Lemons

With the 4th of July holiday tomorrow it’s time to think about the day’s festive menu. With my new Lemon Wreath hanging on my kitchen door, I thought what a great inspiration! Tomorrow friends and family will be treated to scrumptious Lemon Coconut Bars and of course, getting to see my new wreath which is… Read more »