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Memorial Day in Denver

Memorial Day is the time to honor those we lost who fought for our freedom and our country. The remembrance day was created back during the Civil War as a way to remind the living just how much courage soldiers have in being on the front lines and then risking their lives for us. Memorial Day Events in Denver To celebrate this special occasion, here are some events in the Denver area over the Memorial Day weekend: Saturday, May 27th Denver Annual Veterans Memorial Day Tribute ceremony 10:00 a.m. POF Hall, Denver Colorado Freedom Memorial 4th Anniversary Ceremony 11:00 a.m. Colorado Freedom Memorial DENVER DAY OF ROCK Downtown Denver Monday, May 29th Brighton Memorial Day Remembrance 1:00-3:00 p.m. Elmwood Cemetery Territory Days Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m./Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Old Colorado City-Bancroft Park Memorial Day Flowers We offer many types of patriotic flower arrangements and wreaths to help you honor loved ones lost in the various wars and conflicts. Here are some examples from our Memorial Day collection: Patriotic Tears Bouquet contains red roses, carnations, and hypericum as well as white stock and blue delphinium. The Justice Basket includes red spray roses, miniature carnations, and

May 25th, 2017|Categories: Memorial Day|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Memorial Day in Denver

Graduation Time in Denver

It’s time for middle school, high school, and college graduation in Denver. As another school year draws to a close, many students face a new chapter in their lives and can look back with pride on what they have accomplished. So can their parents. Along with all the festivities, it’s a good idea to also recognize the teachers and administrators that helped your kids reach their goals, providing guidance and direction at every turn. No matter what you plan to do for graduation, be sure to consider Veldkamps Flowers and our graduation collection for your celebrations, including graduation day flowers and bouquets as well as graduation party flowers. Here are some of the highlights from our graduation collection: Congrats Bouquet This flower arrangement for graduation comes in three sizes and offers a bright array of flowers like gerbera daisies, roses, statice and button poms along with greenery. The flowers are hand arranged in a blue glass vase that has a silver metallic tag with the word, “Congrats.” Premium Long Stem Roses We have an array of colorful choices to choose from so get your grad’s favorite color or a combination of colors that represents their alma mater. Radiant Bouquet This

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Graduation|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Graduation Time in Denver

There’s Still Time to Treat Mom for Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14th so that gives you a week to still shop, and we’re here to help you get all those great gifts that your Mom deserves. We have a collection for Mother’s Day that has something for every special Mom out there, including these special Mother’s Day gift ideas: The Spring Dazzler contains ivory roses, pink Asiatic lilies, pink carnations and gerberas, lavender daisies and snapdragons and other beautiful flowers. The Denver Dazzler offers a range of stunning flowers like alstroemeria, roses, gerberas, snapdragons and chrysanthemums. The Glorious You Rose Bouquet will wow Mom with the mix of pink roses and waxflower in a fuchsia blown glass vase. The Captivating Color Rose Bouquet lives up to its name. From our Vera Wang Collection, it offers roses in shades of pale pink, fuchsia, red, purple and light lavender along with lush greenery. It comes in three sizes with 12, 18, or 24 roses. The Lavished in Lilies Bouquet has pink stock and alstroemeria as well as lavender roses and carnations with white lilies in a blown glass vase. The Extravagant Gestures Luxury Bouquet offers an elegant floral design with coral roses, yellow gerbera daisies, purple iris and

May 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on There’s Still Time to Treat Mom for Mother’s Day!

Celebrating the Moms of Denver on Mother’s Day

Moms are truly amazing at what they do. They take care of everything for us and do it with a smile. They must be exhausted but they carry on to make sure everyone has what they need. It’s time to say thank you and show her how much you appreciate what she does. While you should thank her every day, we do take a day each year and make it an even bigger deal about Mom’s amazing qualities. This year, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14th. Always falling on the second Sunday in May, this is the time to pamper her with a memorable day of activities (or maybe just a day where she can completely relax!). It’s also a great opportunity to give her special gifts. Each year, we put together a Mother’s Day collection based on what our customers say they want to see most, including a diverse choice of flower arrangements to appeal to Moms with all different likes along with price points designed to fit every budget. Here are just some of the many Mother’s Day gifts we have available at our Denver flower shop and through our website to order: The Bold Elegance Bouquet includes

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Celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week in Denver

With the school year drawing to a close, it’s time to thank your kids’ teachers for another great year. Teachers play such an integral role in helping your kids succeed. As your partner, they spend hours every day with them, shaping what they think and do. During Teacher Appreciation Week from May 1st to May 5th, it’s a great time to let them know you appreciate them with a special gift. Here are some teacher gift ideas that you can order from our Denver flower shop or our website: Garden Inspiration includes bright colors and a variety of blooms in pink, purple, and green hues. The flowers come in a basket that has been decorated with butterflies. The Urban Tulip Garden contains a combination of 25 tulips, waxflower, and dusty miller in a weathered brown planter. The Happy Spring Rose Bouquet has a fuchsia glass vase filled with roses in many shades of pink. The Sunny Mood Bouquet is a yellow delight with radiant yellow button poms, roses, and lilies along with green carnations and bupleurum in a cube vase. The Golden Visions Bouquet includes yellow roses, daisy poms, and carnations along with sunflowers, solidago, and bupleurum in an oval

April 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week in Denver

Administrative Professionals Week in Denver

Administrative Professionals Day is on Wednesday, April 26th and Administrative Professionals Week is April 24th through April 28th. These are perfect opportunities to thank the admins in your office or the virtual ones that work with for their dedication, talent, reliability and ability to keep you organized and on schedule. There’s one thing that they can’t help you with, which is to pick out a great gift for them for these special admin recognition days. However, we can help you as your local Denver flower shop of choice. We’ve put together an Administrative Professionals Week collection of flowers, plants, and gifts so you can find exactly what you want and then order by phone, online, or in our Denver flower shop. Here are some highlights to help you locate just what you need to show your appreciation: The FTD Thanks Bouquet has yellow roses and poms, white daisies, and hot pink mini carnations along with lush greenery in a green glass vase with a silver metallic tag that says, “thanks.” The You Shine Bouquet features a ceramic vase filled with lavender chrysanthemums, white lilies, and tulips. The Make Today Shine Bouquet has a purple metallic vase that has been filled

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Celebrating Easter in Denver

Easter will be here on Sunday, April 16th so it’s time to plan for your Easter gifts, including Easter baskets for kids and friends, as well as Easter décor for your Easter brunch or Easter dinner table. You may not be hosting this year and want to get something for the host as a thank you for participating in their Easter celebration. Whatever the case, our Denver flower shop and Denver flower website have an Easter collection that meets your needs for variety, value, and convenience. We can deliver to your address through Saturday, April 15th or you can pick up in our Denver garden center. To show you what is available, here are some highlights from our Easter flower and gift collection: Easter Egg Basket offers shades of pink, lavender, and yellow flowers in a rustic basket that includes colorful plastic Easter eggs. Hoppy Easter is a great Easter package with a Mylar balloon, chocolates, and a floral display of a dog made from carnations dressed up as a bunny. There are also colorful Easter eggs as accents. Easter Egg-stravaganza includes lilies, iris, carnations and more in a vase filled with Easter eggs. It makes a great gift or

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Prom Season is Here in Denver!

Denver high school seniors are getting ready for one of the many memorable events that cap off their high school careers. Along with graduation, prom is one of the biggest days of the year for Denver high school seniors. This dinner and dance is a great way to celebrate that you made it and deserve a big party. If you got your date lined up for prom, your next steps are a dress, tux for your date, limo, hair and makeup and those flowers. You’ll need a prom corsage and boutonniere for your date, which, of course, should match your flowers in terms of the type of flower and color. You don’t have to go this alone! Our Denver flower shop has a floral design team that has already created some great prom corsages and prom boutonnieres that you can find online on our website or see them in our Denver flower shop. If you want to really stand out, you can make an appointment and bring in your dress so we can custom create a special prom corsage and boutonniere for prom. Our prom flowers are fresh and provide great value, including prom corsage wristlets or prom corsage pinned

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Planning Your Wedding After Proposal Day

Today is National Proposal Day. March 20th represents a day that recognizes the importance and value of proposals where a couple takes their relationship to that next step of marriage. Maybe your significant other took today to spring that proposal on you or you have gotten engaged recently. Whatever the case, we know you have a lot to think about and plan for that big day no matter how far off it is planned. We’d like to help in any way we can with a number of valuable resources that can assist with wedding flowers for the bouquet, wedding party, ceremony, reception and even the cake. First, you can start browsing our dedicated wedding flower website that offers a gallery of past weddings so you can see our style, creativity, and value for money plus you’ll get a better idea of what you might like for your own wedding. You can also use our contact form or just call our Denver flower shop to arrange for your free wedding consultation. You’ll meet with one of our wedding consultants who will stay with you throughout the process – from planning to ordering to delivery and set-up. Along the way, they will

March 20th, 2017|Categories: weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Planning Your Wedding After Proposal Day

Spring has Arrived Along with St. Patrick’s Day

Today is March 17th, which is also known as St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a day we all become Irish and join in the celebration and hope that a little bit of that Irish luck rubs off on us. What a way to kick off the weekend because it means celebrating all the way until Monday, which takes us to the next special day of March 20th and the official first day of spring. We’re ready to help you decorate for your St. Patrick’s Day bash or just add a little spring fling to your home or office. Check out these highlights from our St. Patrick’s Day collection and a few items from our spring flower collection: • The Shamrock Splendor Bouquet is a gorgeous way to celebrate this special day with green and white blooms that have been topped off with a St. Patrick’s Day top hat. • The Lime-licious Bouquet features green roses, carnations, button poms, and mini carnations along with white cushion poms and alstroemeria in a green glass gathering vase. • The Green Dublin Cocktail comes in a keepsake oversized martini glass that has been accented with shamrock ribbon. Within it are a concoction of green roses

March 17th, 2017|Categories: St. Patrick's Day|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Spring has Arrived Along with St. Patrick’s Day