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Planning for a Holiday Party with Floral Décor Designs


v1Holiday planning for friends, colleagues, and organizations takes time, planning, and a budget. It may seem challenging just to know where to start with decorations, but it doesn’t have to be that difficult.

That’s why we are here to help with fresh floral ideas that offer a beautiful and fragrant touch to your holiday event plus can often double as party favors or special take-home gifts once the event is over.v2

Besides the ideas we have here and in our holiday collection, you can also work with our floral design team on custom holiday décor that matches your theme and vision. Here is a range of floral designs that show how everything from rustic country charm to elegant sophistication can be designed for the right holiday effect for your celebration.

Celebration of the Season Centerpiece

This luxurious centerpiece includes spray roses and regular roses mixed in among holiday greenery and holly along with three red taper candles, gold pinecones, and a gold metallic brocade ribbon.v3

All White Holiday Centerpiece

Create a winter wonderland that includes lilies, roses, and carnations along with white candles. This is a great holiday arrangement for Hanukkah or Christmas.v4

Holiday Elegance Bouquet

This Vera Wang floral design is a sophisticated in its presentation of white roses, stock, and Oriental lilies that are placed with greenery and a gold ribbon and then arranged in a clear glass pedestal vase. This is a great choice for Hanukkah, Christmas, or New Year’s celebrations.

Holiday Peace Bouquet

As another gorgeous Vera Wang floral arrangement, this one offers bright red glamour with red roses, spray roses, mini carnations, greenery and gold ribbon all presented within a clear glass pedestal vase.v5

Hydrangea & Pinecone Christmas Wreath

This unique 25” silk wreath will last for years and includes white silk hydrangea, green silk mini hydrangea, large faux pinecones and more festive décor.

Colorado Country Christmas Wreathv6

This rustic silk wreath, measuring 24”, also is made to last throughout many holidays. It is dressed with burlap and decorated with Christmas balls made from twigs.

Ready to Order?

We’re taking orders now by phone, online, and in our store. Call or come in to schedule an appointment with our design team who can turn your home or event into a winter wonderland with stunning greenery and flowers for indoors and out.

Holiday Gift Giving and Entertaining Ideas


v1With a busy holiday season already underway, we have been enjoying all the interaction with our customers in our Denver flower shop as well as online through our website and Facebook page.

Many of you ask us for great gift ideas or ways to decorate for your holiday parties, so we thought we would put this gift and decorating guide together with some of our favorites and best sellers from this year’s holiday collection.v2

Holiday Hopes Bouquet

This is a great way to spread cheer as a gift or décor item. The flower arrangement includes red roses and mini carnations along with white alstromeria lilies, red hypericum berries, lily grass and assorted holiday greenery in a clear glass cube.

Holiday Traditions Bouquetv3

This is a great gift for loved ones or even yourself as it comes with a ceramic keepsake sleigh that holds roses, carnations, cushion pompoms and seasonal greenery.

Holly Days Centerpiece

Everyone needs a centerpiece for the holiday table and this one comes with a festive ceramic serving bowl that you can use for future holiday celebrations. It is filled with crème roses, red carnations, white chrysanthemums and greenery. v4

Holiday Elegance Silk Wreath

A wreath is a great way to welcome people into your holiday home plus they make great gifts. This one is made from a 26” silk wreath that has been decorated with poinsettia leaves, red and gold Christmas decorations, a ribbon and more. We also have many fresh evergreen wreaths to choose from.v5

Charming Christmas Cactus

While we have many stunning poinsettia plants, a great alternative is the Christmas cactus. This low-maintenance succulent can last for years to come. The cactus can be put in any type of container.

Godiva Holiday Chocolates

Among the gift baskets and gourmet food gifts we have available, the Godiva collection of holiday chocolates is a true delight. Available in 8-piece, 19-piece, or 36-piece, these festive ballotins contain such tempting treats as silky ganache, creamy praline, rich caramel and a delightful assortment of fruits and nuts.v6

Order Today!

It’s time to take advantage of the selection and promotional pricing throughout our holiday collection by ordering today! We can take orders online, by phone, or through our Denver flower shop!

Celebrating the Reason for the Season with Thank You Gifts Galore


v1This is a great time of year to remember those who have helped you all year long. This could be a client or a colleague as well as a friend or family member.

It could be helping you through a tough time or creating a success together. You may even want to thank all those service personnel like the gardener, mailman, trash guy and more who made your life easier.v2

Whatever the reason, we are here to help whether you visit our Denver flower shop or you shop through our online shop.

Here are some highlights of some of the many items we have available that say “thanks” plus that meet your style preference and budget.v3

Snowman Sensation Bouquet

This colorful arrangement is arranged in a ceramic snowman’s head, featuring a combination of roses, carnations, mini carnations and snowflake cushion pompoms. The entire bouquet is accented with a red bow.

Warm Holiday Wishes Bouquet

This merry keepsake mug with stirring spoon is full of holiday blooms, including red carnations, peppermint carnations, red miniature carnations, white sinuate statice, Christmas greenery and frosted pinecones.v4

Colorado Christmas Living Garden Basket

This special holiday basket is sure to last for years to come with proper care and handling. It features a combination of foliage plants, blooming plants, and a Colorado grown poinsettia. These can be transplanted into individual containers and repotted as they grow.v5

Traditional Evergreen Wreath

Everyone loves a wreath that they can add to their front door and welcome guests during the holiday season. This one is complete with a red velvet bow and is ready for your personal touch with further decorations.v6

Hammond Candy Basket

Send a gift of treats from Hammond Candy made right here in Denver.  This sweet basket contains a bag of Brittle Crisps made with fresh roasted gourmet nuts, a box of sea salt caramels with rich chocolate ganache, a tin of classic hard candy, a jar of Eliza Jayne lemon drops and a bag of peppermint mini ribbon candy all beautifully displayed in a wicker basket adorned with Christmas Balls.

Archipelago & Barr-Co Spa Basket

This luxurious gift basket features premium products, including soy lotion milk, elder and olive purifying hand wash, a soy wax candle, a tube of hand and body cream and a salve balm in a wicker basket that has Christmas baubles and a bow.

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Godiva Toffee Squares

Premium chocolate maker Godiva offers a delicious one pound tin of delicious toffee squares that include diced almonds. These are then smothered in a rick creamy milk or dark Belgian chocolate.

Get Your Holiday Shopping Started at Veldkamps!


v1We are now in full holiday shopping mode, so it’s time to get started by vising our Denver flower shop or perusing our online flower shop, which includes our new holiday collection of flowers, centerpieces, traditional décor and special gifts. To get you in the mood, here are some of our festive favorites and holiday highlights from this season’s floral and gift collection.v2

We love the Thomas Kinkade’s Meet Me Under the Mistletoe flower arrangement because it makes the perfect gift or an ideal highlight for the Christmas dinner table as a holiday floral centerpiece. It features a hand-sculpted, hand-painted winter cottage that is surrounded by red roses, white button mums, berries and Christmas greenery.

The sculpture even glows with lights, offering warmth and spirit during this special season. The winter cottage also makes a wonderful holiday keepsake to display for years to come.

Another favorite is the Send a Hug Precious Penguin. This perky little guy stands next to a tree of fresh oregonia and snow-white carnations that is strung with Christmas lights and topped with a festive bow.v3

An adorable holiday flower arrangement is Santa Paws. This floral arrangement features a festive white dog made from carnations and greenery. He also has his own Santa hat. The arrangement comes in an exclusive ceramic gift box designed by inspirational artist, Sandra Magsamen.v4

The Holiday Elegance Bouquet by Vera Wang is a sophisticated floral arrangement that comes replete with white roses, fragrant stock, and Oriental lilies arranged within holiday greenery and showcased in a clear glass pedestal vase. This lovely floral arrangement makes for a great centerpiece for the Christmas or New Years table.

Another fabulous centerpiece is entitled Celebrate the Season. This candle-lit centerpiece has roses, mini carnations, cushion pompoms and greenery to create an elegant holiday dinner table.v6v5

The holiday season would not be complete with out a traditional Poinsettia. The Poinsettia Platter offers a bright red display in an electroplated gold metallic embossed ceramic container.

Be sure to check out our entire collection in our Denver flower shop or online!

The Season to Shop Locally with Denver Small Businesses


v1We love the holidays because of the spirit of the season, the chance to see more of our customers and meet new ones, and the fun and creative flower arrangements and gifts that we can create for our customers. v2

With the holidays also comes numerous special holiday shopping days that always mean great deals. We are getting ready for the upcoming special holiday shopping days with a new collection of holiday flowers, holiday décor, and holiday gifts available in our Denver flower shop as well as through our online flower shop.

Special Holiday Shopping Days

These holiday shopping days include Black Friday, which falls on November 28th as well as Small Business Saturday on November 29th and Cyber Monday on December 1st.v3

Every year, we enjoy these special holiday shopping days because it means that we get to see long-time customers and make new customers as well as decorate the flower shop inside and out for the holidays. It puts us all in a festive spirit that makes for a fun and busy time of year.

Support Local Denver Businesses

These special holiday shopping days also encourage people to shop locally and help to support small business owners like ourselves, which keeps us in business and stimulates the local economy. We also get a chance to showcase the wonderful new holiday products that our design team has created.v4

These holiday creations include floral designs for Hanukah and Christmas. There are stunning holiday centerpieces and arrangements to choose from, including many with festive holiday symbols like candy canes and baubles. Many also feature special festive containers that can be used later on as holiday décor for your home or office.v5

Besides flowers, poinsettia plants, wreaths and garlands, we are also your source for great gourmet gift baskets and more.

Holidays Orders, Deals, and Designs

Holiday orders will be taken, starting on November 28th both in-store and online, with a preview of the holiday floral and gift collection available online coming soon. There will be special promotional pricing and great deals both in the store and through the website.

In-store, there will be special treats and holiday activities that everyone can enjoy. Customers can also meet with the floral design team to arrange consultations for custom flower arrangements that make great gifts or that are perfect for holiday parties, events, and winter weddings.

Thanksgiving Events in Denver


v3Thanksgiving is about a great meal with family and even friends. There’s also parades and football not to mention the start of the holiday shopping season. Beyond all those fun things, there are also some great activities here in Denver that are for a great cause and can involve the entire family.

One Thanksgiving event we would like to highlight this year is the Run Your Yams Off at the 41st Annual Mile High United Way Turkey Trot. The event is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, which is Thursday, November 27th. It will be held in Washington Park.v1

Participants are welcome to run or walk the four-mile event. There is also a separate fun run that you can do with the kids that is only one-quarter mile long. In the past, up to 10,000 people have participated and this year already promises to bring out that many people and even more!

There will be a start village that is full of fun activities as well as features coffee for that early morning start. At the end of the course, there is also a finish village with booths, free stuff, and a beer garden for those who might want to toast their race with a drink or two.

Besides all the fun to be had, there is also a great cause attached to participating in this race. The Mile High United Way will donate proceeds from the registration and sales from items available at the race to programs geared toward improving childhood literacy, increasing high school graduation rates, and helping bring economic independence to more people in the local community in and around the Denver area.v5

If you don’t plan on running or walking, you can opt to volunteer at the race. Or, if you are a business, you can also choose to sponsor the event.v7

On-site registration for those that have not registered online starts at 8am on Thanksgiving Day and the race starts at 10am. The Family Fun Run begins at 11am.

Order Your Thanksgiving Floral Décor, Centerpieces, and Gifts Today!


v1With so much to do to get ready for all the Thanksgiving festivities, it is nice to know that you can easily cross one to-do off your list when you work with us on Thanksgiving centerpieces, floral décor, and gifts. We are your one-stop shop for everything to decorate your home and office for this holiday of gratitude plus we have great gifts we can send out for you to colleagues, clients, and/or loved ones to say thanks this season!v2

Thanksgiving Décor and Gift Ideas

We have a number of great ideas that you can use to set your own Thanksgiving table or gift someone else with during this season of gratitude.

The Heart of the Harvest Centerpiece offers warmth and comfort with its display of orange roses, burgundy carnations, rust Asiatic lilies, burgundy mini carnations, bronze daisies, yellow solidago and greenery. It also has a clear glass hurricane with a burgundy taper candle. v3

The Fall Harvest Cornucopia is colorful arrangement chock full of red roses, sunflowers, orange Asiatic lilies, burgundy carnations, orange mini carnations, butterscotch chrysanthemums and greenery in a natural cornucopia-shaped basket.

The Family Gathering Centerpiece has a warm glow with burnt orange blooms that are arranged around a pair of graceful candles.v4

The Fields of Europe for Fall Centerpiece is a gorgeous display that features roses, sunflowers, lilies, daisy poms, carnations, solidago and dried oak leaves.

Modern Enchantment for Fall is truly unique with its bi-color yellow roses, sunflowers, red solidago and greenery in a burlap cube vase.v5

Lastly, the Autumn Romance Bouquet has peach roses, gold cushion mums, and bronze Fuji mums in an elegant and unique bronze mirrored cube vase. This is a stunning pick for a sophisticated Thanksgiving table setting.

Be sure to also drop by our Denver flower shop because we have even more great Thanksgiving décor and gift ideas beyond what we have available online.v6

Thanksgiving Ordering, Delivery, and Upcoming Events

We are already taking orders for Thanksgiving and have some great promotions already available online and in our store.

We will be delivering on Thanksgiving throughout Denver but order early for preferred delivery time.

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