July 13th, 2012 by Ashley
Did you ever notice how the best shower you ever have is the shower after a long day on the beach. You come out and put on your lightest most comfortable clothes, and splash on the most refreshing eau de cologne. I always feel compelled to put on some make-up and wear lots of groovy silver jewelry – something about a day at the beach makes me want to be extra sparkly. The question is – “how can I maintain this sort of enthusiasm on Wednesday when I am trapped at my desk?” The answer: “Colors.” [Read more →]
July 29th, 2011 by Georgeann
When the thermometer goes above 80˚F, I become an insane, rage-filled lunatic. The subway makes me angry. Walking down the street is a test of self control. Understandably, the latest heat wave in the Big Apple has been a real struggle for me, and
many New Yorkers share my pain. I find myself longing for a beach day – soft sand, cool water, and a fresh ocean breeze – not to mention a tall, icy cold, potent, tropical drink.
At least as a florist in NYC, I can find a daily escape in vibrant cool color of fresh summer flower bouquets (and a walk-in cooler). Here are some tricks you can use to get the same effect, creating a beach-inspired look for a summer floral centerpiece or a tropical oasis on a corner of your desk to keep the dog days of summer at bay. [Read more →]