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Friendship Week in Denver

The third week of August is National Friendship Week. This is the perfect opportunity to stop and reflect on the value of friendship and what your friends mean to you -- and, what you mean to them. During this week, you'll most likely get together and celebrate that friendship. However, if you can't or if you just want to also add something extra special to the celebration, consider a gift of flowers.  Flowers are a perfect symbol of friendship. They illustrate beauty, harmony, and love all in one package through the colors, textures, and fragrances they offer. Here, at our Denver flower shop, we have some great ways to send that thanks to friendship. Check out these friendship gift ideas: Better Homes and Gardens Collection This special collection includes many flower arrangements and bouquets that are sweet gestures of friendship. They are bright and bold as well as include many unique containers that can be used again. Here are some great examples from this collection of flower designs: SUNLIT MEADOWS BOUQUET The Sunlit Meadows Bouquet offers sunflowers, spray roses, mini carnations, and daisies arranged in a ribbed aqua blue glass vase. BLOOMING VISION BOUQUET This stunning bouquet is a pink

August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friendship Week 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 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

Get Ready to Enjoy the Summer Olympics with Flowers and Gift Baskets

Whether you are enjoying the Summer Olympics as a family or plan on having a viewing party, it’s a great idea to get some flowers and gift baskets together for décor and yummy snacks that everyone can enjoy. Here are some flower ideas: • The Breathless Luxury Rose Bouquet offers 100 premium 24-inch red roses arranged in a pillow vase. It’s absolutely stunning! • The Cheery Sweet Bouquet has roses, alstromeria, and carnations in shades of white, green, and burgundy as well as daisies, button poms, and greenery that is presented in a red glass square gathering vase. • The Grand Occasion Bouquet is from the Vera Wang collection and includes red roses, white stock, white Asiatic lilies and lush greenery in a clear glass vase with a metallic silver pedestal. • The Patriotic Tears Bouquet has red roses, blue delphinium, and white stock along with red carnations and red hypericum in a cube vase. This can bring tears of joy as you cheer the U.S. team onto victory at the Summer Games. For gift baskets, we have many delicious choices to choose from: • The Go Local Gourmet Basket with Fruit has apple and pear sauce, high desert poppers,

August 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome To Veldkamp’s Blog

Veldkamp's Flowers Voted "Best Florist" In Denver Welcome to our blog. Our goal for this blog is to share the latest floral design tips, recent industry news, interesting articles on floral design, photos and videos of gorgeous flower arrangements, plants, gourmet baskets and more. Right now, we are gearing up for the Thanksgiving flower season. We invite you to visit our main website at, to see our entire selection of Thanksgiving table centerpieces and beautiful Fall flower arrangements. Veldkamp's Flowers is a second generation, family owned and operated floral design firm. The company was originally founded in 1960. We employ an expert team of floral design professionals who are known throughout Colorado for creating stunning flower arrangements and unique, contemporary floral designs.  We purchase our flowers direct from the floral farms. Buying both from domestic and international growers, we are able to offer our clients a wide variety of flowers and to ensure them that they will always receive the finest, freshest and highest quality flowers available in Colorado. Ben Veldkamps Jr. opened the first Veldkamp's Flowers store in December 1960, in what was the Westland Shopping Center. Ben Veldkamp Jr. later sold Veldkamp's Flowers to his son, Ben