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Happy Memorial Day from Veldkamps Flowers


V1As the long Memorial Day weekend begins, we want to take a moment to recognize the deep meaning in this special holiday. This is the time to remember all the incredible heroes that have fought for our freedom and helped bring democracy to all corners of the globe.V2

During this time, there are solemn moments but there are also times to celebrate and come together as a community to focus on our patriotic spirit. Helping you focus on the Red, White, and Blue, we are here with decorative ideas for block parties, barbecues, special events, parades and Memorial Day ceremonies.

Here are some ideas from our Memorial Day collection:

  • America the Beautiful offers a deep blue or red cube vase full of patriotic flowers along with an American flag.
  • American Glory Bouquet offers a round basket full of blue delphinium, red carnations and mini carnations, and white Asiatic lilies.V3
  • Cheers to the Red, White and Blue is a festive arrangement that offers red roses, white daisies, and blue delphinium to represent the American flag. It comes in a keepsake large martini glass along with a miniature American flag.
  • Liberty Dreams Flower Cake is a gorgeous display of floral artwork crafted to look like a real cake. It’s made from white daisy poms and red mini carnations that are wrapped in a blue and white ribbon and then topped with a cherry.V4
  • The Justice Basket includes red spray roses, carnations, and miniature carnations with white standard daisies in a basket that has been wrapped with a blue ribbon.
  • The American Dream Bouquet Trio is a great way to decorate a Memorial Day picnic table. It offers three flower arrangements that are each made of white daisies and mini red carnations within a cobalt blue glass pyramid vase.
  • We have a number of wreaths and standing wreaths available for Memorial Day ceremonies, including the Soldier’s Salute Standing Spray that includes red roses, mini red carnations, and white chrysanthemums.V7V5

Along with these ideas for Memorial Day, you can visit our Denver flower shop and work with our design team to create custom Memorial Day flower arrangements and centerpieces.

We can deliver throughout the Denver area as well as across the country to share your love and respect for this special holiday. Call, order online, or visit our Denver flower shop today!V6

Denver Graduation Flowers & Gifts


V1This is the season for graduations in Denver, including local high schools, colleges, and universities. Not only is it a the time to celebrate hard work, accomplishment, and commitment to learning, but it also is a way for loved ones to commend students on a job well done.

There are awards banquets, graduation ceremonies, and graduation parties that need the special touch of flowers. You also want to gift the grad with something special, so we have a graduation collection of flower arrangements, bouquets, and gifts that offers an array of options to find the perfect way to congratulate the grad in your life.V3

Graduation Gift Ideas

Some of the highlights from the graduation gift collection include:

  • Clarity Luxury Rose Bouquet offers a premium rose display of 24-inch long-stemmed white roses within a modern 10-inch clear glass cylindrical vase.V2
  • The Denver Dazzler is a bright display of alstroemeria, roses, chrysanthemums, gerberas, and snapdragons in a glass vase.
  • The Congrats Bouquet includes orange roses, yellow gerbera daisies, purple statice, green button poms and greenery in a blue glass vase with a silver metallic tag that reads “Congrats.”
  • The Sunshine Dreams Bouquet offers a mix of gorgeous flowers, including green hydrangea, yellow roses, sunflowers, yellow gerbera daisies, and yellow alstroemeria in a yellow cylinder vase that has been lined with aspidistra leaves.
  • Besides flowers, the Denver florist also has gift baskets. For example, the High Tech Gift Basket contains an orchid plant, scarf, and tech items like a blueCUBE Bluetooth wireless speaker that has a range of 30 feet, seven hours of playtime, and compatibility with all Bluetooth devices; a powerDISC universal battery; a backup battery that charges any device through a USB cord; and a SecuriTag that helps you find your iPhone, iPad, and more.V5

Graduation Orders and Delivery

For graduation day gifts and events, the Denver florist is taking orders through in-store visits, phone, and online. Same-day ordering is available for local and national orders.V4

Celebrating Prom in Denver with Gorgeous Corsages and Boutonnieres


V1It’s that time again here in the Denver area to celebrate the end of Junior and Senior year at the local Denver high schools with the big dance known as prom. You are most likely running around trying to find the perfect dress, rent that tux, and reserve that limo.V2

One of the most important elements after all those things are in place is to make sure that you have a corsage for the dress and boutonniere for the tuxedo. Don’t worry! We’re here to help with a stunning selection of gorgeous prom corsages and prom boutonnieres as well as custom prom flower choices that match your style.

Prom Flowers Selection

To give you an idea of the wide range of styles and flower varieties that we use to make our stunning prom corsages and prom boutonnieres, we have include many pictures here as well as descriptions of some of the prom flower arrangements that match today’s hottest trends.V3

  • The Enchantment Corsage includes pink ranuculus, pink Peruvian lilies, and mini white calla liles that are accented with lush greenery and a pink sheer ribbon.
  • The Fancy Alstromeria Corsage offers rich colors along with a fancy ribbon and greenery that is sure to stun when paired with a dress that offers a similar deep color.
  • The Rose & Calla Lilly Corsage is a sophisticated combination of beautiful flowers, greenery, and ribbons for a dress that is traditional and light in color.V4
  • The Sweet Sunshine Wristlet offers a standout option for prom with red, orange, and yellow spray roses as well as red hypericum berries, greenery, and topaz rhinestones that cover a wristlet that is then finished with a sage grosgrain ribbon.
  • Lastly, a big trend is the armband corsage for those strapless dresses and bare arms. This rose armband corsage offers a unique statement with bright roses in the color of your choice.

Of course, all these prom corsages have matching boutonnieres as your date’s prom flowers on his lapel should coordinate with yours!V5

Custom Prom Corsages and Boutonnieres

If you don’t see something you like among our online collection of prom corsages and boutonnieres or what we have available in our Denver flower shop, then you can come in and work directly with our floral design team on something you envision for the big dance. It’s a great idea to even bring your dress in so that you can see how to create something that complements that style and color.

Denver Prom Corsage and Boutonniere DeliveryV6

We realize you have a lot to do on the day of the dance, so by ordering now, you can take advantage of our local same-day hand delivery service. That’s one less errand you’ll have to run that day so you can focus on glamming it up at the beauty salon and getting ready at home! Call today to reserve your prom flowers!

Gift Mom with Unique Flower Arrangements, Flowering Plants, Goodies & Baskets


V1Whether it is something from our collection of Mother’s Day flower arrangements, Mother’s Day bouquets, or Mother’s Day gifts, Mother’s day is just a few days away on Sunday, May 10th so it’s time to plan and order to ensure Mom has a magical day. To help you get the perfect gifts for your Mom, we have put together a gift guide of ideas:V2

Gorgeous Mother’s Day Flowers

Four highlights from this year’s collection include:

  • The Royal Treatment Rose Bouquet offers a stunning combination of roses in hues of lavender and pink in an amethyst cut glass vase.
  • Abundant Love for Move features an array of coral, pink, and green roses as well as purple stock and wax flower, lavender Fuji mums, and greenery in a gorgeous vase.
  • Mother’s Embrace Bouquet is a gorgeous array of favorite flower varieties, including pink and peach roses, pink lilies, yellow alstromeria, cream stock and solidago.V3
  • Springtime Wishes offers tulips, yellow roses, lavender stock and daisies in a split wood basket that has been tied with a gingham print ribbon.

Goodies for Mom

Godiva chocolates are available for Mom, including numerous assorted chocolate arrangements in various sizes, chocolate cookies, chocolate bark, chocolate-covered nuts, and chocolate-covered pretzels.V4

Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

The Denver florist has unique Mother’s Day gift baskets that include a variety of products, including flowers or blooming plants along with special gifts like stationery, a scarf, and coasters.

Other gift baskets include local products from the Denver area with both savory and sweet selections as well as a gift back full of high-tech gadgets for Mom or spa gift baskets to pamper her.V5

Plants and Garden Baskets for Mom

Blooming plants also make a nice alternative for Mother’s Day. The selection includes begonias, azaleas, hydrangea, anthurium, and orchids. There are also many types of garden baskets to choose from in an array of colors, sizes, and basket styles.V6

Mother’s Day Ordering and Delivery Schedule

We are taking orders in our Denver flower shop, by phone, and online. Same-day ordering for Mother’s Day is available for local and national orders. These orders need to be placed as soon as possible to ensure the best selection and your preferred delivery time.

Celebrating Teachers with Flowers and Gifts


V1Teachers have an incredible job that sees them not only educating our children with knowledge and skills for life, but they also are shaping their thinking and behaviors as mentors. For their tireless work and continued passion to help others, we need to thank them on National Teachers Day on May 5th and during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 3 to May 8.V2

Here at our Denver flower shop, we have many great ideas of gifts for teachers that say thank you in a beautiful way:

  • The Pink Exuberance Bouquet is a brilliant way to say thank you to a teacher. It contains roses, gerbera daisies, alstromeria and spray roses in a deep berry glass vase that has been wet within a black metal holder.
  • It’s Your Sunny Day is a bright and cheerful way to show your appreciation. Available in three sizes, some of the flowers include yellow and white cremones, carnations, and poms. The larger arrangements also contain monte casino asters. The flower arrangement comes in a glass cube that has been lined with yellow foam.V3
  • Lime-Licious Bouquet is a green dream with numerous flowers, including green roses, carnations, mini carnations and button poms along with white alstromeria and cushion poms. The gorgeous flower arrangement is housed in a green glass square gathering vase.
  • The Pueblo Succulent Garden is one of many unique succulent plant gifts that have been designed within a faux rock container. Each rock shape is unique as are the succulents selected for that arrangement so each teacher gets something truly unique.V4
  • The Orchid and Violet Garden is a beautiful, long-lasting way to say thank you. It contains a mini phaleonopsis orchid arranged next to a green plant and African violet in a decorative planter accented with a bow.
  • Other gift ideas include chocolates, gourmet food and fruit gift baskets, and unique baskets of local food products from producers in and around the Denver area.V5

We offer same-day deliveries throughout Denver and the country so that you can thank your children’s teachers but also send a gift to a family or friend who is a teacher or a teacher that once you taught you. Order online, in person, or by phone today!

Time for Prom in Colorado


V1Prom season has arrived and with it we bring gorgeous prom flowers, including corsages and boutonnieres in a wide range of styles and colors to fit every dress and tux, flower and color choice, and, of course, budget.V3

Using the freshest flowers available, our floral design creates these prom flowers or works with you to create your own custom corsage or custom boutonniere. You can either pick them up in our Denver flower shop or we can hand deliver them to you on the day of the big dance.

To help you get started on what you might like to have in the way of prom flowers, here are a few prom flower ideas:

Enchantment Corsage and BoutonniereV2

Paired together, these stunning prom flower arrangements provide an elegant look. The corsage has pink ranunculus, pink Peruvian lilies, and mini white calla lilies with greenery and pink sheer ribbon accents. The boutonniere has a single mini white calla lily and pink ranunculus bloom with variegated ivy, solidago, and a silver gray ribbon as accents.V4

Fancy Alstromeria Corsage

This gorgeous corsage is bright and bold, offering a standout statement for your prom. It is accented with ribbon and grennery.

Rose Corsage

This traditional corsage offers a beautiful look that is sure to coordinate well with any type of prom dress and tuxedo combination.

Fancy Yellow Rose CorsageV5

Enjoy this unique twist on the traditional rose corsage wristlet. It features bold roses, greenery, and accent ribbons to set you apart from the rest of the prom crowd.

Sweet Sunshine Wristlet CorsageV6

This stunning corsage features red, orange, and yellow spray roses along with red hypericum berries, lush greenery, and topaz rhinestones that have been accented with sage grosgrain ribbon.

Rose & Alstromeria Armband Corsage

This stunning armband-style corsage is great for a sleeveless or strapless dress as it covers a good portion of your arm with accents and flowers in a range of colors and textures.V7

Now that you have seen some of the prom flowers we offer, it’s time to place your order for one of these, others from our prom flower collection, or a custom corsage or custom boutonniere.

Toast the Admins in Your Office


V1Administrative Professionals’ Week is April 19-24 and Administrative Professionals’ Day is Wednesday, April 22nd. Whether you just recognize the day or you celebrate all week, this is the time to let your admins know how much you value their talent, commitment, and hard work. They are often those unsung heroes that keep all the daily tasks moving so the office and company runs smoothly.v2

To help you toast the admins in your office or even those that may work for you in a virtual way, here are some beautiful gifts that you can give to each one or as a group gift.

Thanks a Daisy Bouquet

This is a sweet way to show an admin just how much you value them. It offers a bright floral display of pink gerberas, lavender daisies, and green cushion mums in a vase that features hand-painted daisies.

Spring Garden BouquetV3

This cheerful flower arrangement has pale yellow roses, pink spray roses, pink alstroemeria and pink mini carnations in a bevel-cut glass vase, offering all the colors of spring in one oversized floral display.V4

Blushing Splendor Bouquet

This gorgeous flower arrangement offers a wide array of stunning flower varieties, including white hydrangeas, pink Asiatic lilies, pink roses, pink gerbera daisies and pink alstroemeria in a pink cylinder vase that has been lined with aspidistra leaves.

Colorado Sunrise Bouquet

This brightly hued flower arrangement contains blue hydrangea, bi-color yellow and orange roses, dark orange Asiatic lilies, tulips and miniature calla lilies in a weathered oak planter. This particular flower arrangement is only available for local Denver deliveries.V5

Special Gift Ideas for Administrative ProfessionalsV6

Besides flower arrangements, other items make great gifts for admins or for your whole team of admins. Consider these gifts ideas:

  • The Orchid Gift set includes a mini phalaenopsis orchid, scarf, and four-piece box of Godiva chocolates.
  • To feed a whole team, try the Godiva Chocolate Basket, which has a wide range of chocolate items that will tempt everyone in the office.
  • The Go Local Gourmet Basket with Fruit is for local Denver deliveries only and contains numerous products from locally owned Colorado companies and farms, such as applesauce, pear sauce, peppers, sour balls, toffee and peach drops as well as 27 pieces of seasonal fresh fruit like kiwi, oranges, apples, grapefruit and more.

You can place your order online, by phone, or in person at our Denver flower shop. Order now for best selection!

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