There is nothing quite like fall in New England. The crisp air, the harvest festivals, the pumpkin picking - and of course, the colorful fall foliage which is the envy of those all across the country. Fall colors are also evident in the seasonal flowers, which add warmth and hospitality to any space. City Line Florist has designed a collection of fall bouquets, arrangements and centerpieces which will transform your home with autumn beauty.
One of our most beloved traditions at this time of year is gathering with family and friends for special meals. There is no need to wait until Thanksgiving to grace your table with autumn centerpieces - they are always perfect to exude all of the spirit of the season. Read More about Autumn Centerpieces in Fall Colors
Housewarming parties traditionally are held when someone moves into a new home. Gifts which may be useful or decorative are given to help them to fill their home with items they need. This tradition was born from an old custom which evolved in medieval times, when new homeowners were given the gift of firewood to literally keep their house warm over the winter.
Today, housewarming parties are less common, but housewarming gifts are still popular. Flowers and plants are perfect for this occasion, as they add beauty and warmth to someone's new home. For those moving into the Trumbull area, City Line Florist is the place to visit for all things floral for the home. Read More about Floral Gifts for Housewarming Parties
There are few things we enjoy more than creating wedding flowers for special couples. This season, we provided the florals for many beautiful summer weddings and we wanted to share a few of our favorites with you. Remember, if you are planning a wedding ceremony in the Trumbull, Fairfield or Westport area - give City Line Florist a call! Read More about Our Favorite Summer Weddings – Photo Blog
"Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children." - Alex Haley
Anyone who grew up with a loving grandparent knows just what a gift that is. Even into adulthood, our grandparents remain in our hearts in a way no other person can. It was this special relationship that Marian McQuade sought to memorialize when she campaigned to establish National Grandparents Day in the 1970's. She was successful in 1978, when Congress declared it a national day of observance. Read More about Choosing Beautiful Grandparents Day Flowers
What inspires you? When planning for September birthdays, one of our great inspirations is the September birth flower, the aster. Because they bloom in late summer and early fall - when many other flowers are ending their season - they are the perfect flower to help us celebrate. A staple among cut floral arrangements, the flower's star-like appearance and bright colors make for beautiful bouquets - so let's look a little closer at birthday asters from City Line Florist. Read More about Sending Sapphire Blue Birthday Asters
During most days, we have responsibilities to fulfill, tasks to accomplish and appointments to make. That's why the team at City Line Florist loves the idea of Just Because Day - a day set aside to celebrate the unexpected and spontaneous. On August 27, you are invited to do whatever you want, with no explanation necessary! Take the day off from work, just because. Eat apple pie for dinner, just because. Or send someone special flowers, just because!
There are many ways to observe this carefree day - what would you like to do? Read More about Just Because Day Floral Arrangements
Valentine's Day is still a long way off, but this month gives you the perfect opportunity to remind your sweetheart that your love is going strong. August is National Romance Month!, so let them know that they mean the world to you, with a little help from City Line Florist. To help you get into a romantic mood, we've assembled a list of some interesting and love-inspired facts. After you learn a little trivia, shop our online collection of romantic flowers share the romance with someone you love.
Living in Love: There are 19 towns across the United States that boast romantic names, including Valentine (Nebraska and Texas), Romeo (Colorado and Michigan); or Loving (New Mexico). Read More about August Celebrates Love & Romance
Saying goodbye to a friend or loved one is never easy. The team at City Line Florist understands that this can be an emotional and difficult time, and we are here to help in anyway we can. With that in mind, we'd like to offer some guidelines as to the appropriate flowers to send, and give you some ideas so your funeral floral arrangements adequately express your feelings.
The gladioli is considered the traditional sympathy flower. The name references the legendary gladiators, a connection that was likely made because of the flower's long, elegant stem which is shaped like a sword. (The gladiolus is also called a sword lily). The meaning attached to the flower carries equal noble meaning - it signifies loyalty, strength of character, and integrity, wonderful sentiments to attribute to someone you love. Read More about Funeral Floral Arrangements to Express Your Feelings
Each fall, a new crop of parents is coping with the reality of sending their young adult off to college for the first time. This is both an exciting and an anxious time for everyone involved, as parents let go and students look back. Bringing the perfect college dorm room decor is one way to ease the transition, setting up a place where the student feels comfortable and has a few touches from home. Whether it be their favorite pillow or a framed photo of the siblings, little things really do make a big difference. This fall, City Line Florist has a few ideas that parents can adopt that will remind students every day that although they have left your home, they haven't left your heart. Read More about Back to College Dorm Room Decor
Flowers have a language all their own. For instance, everyone knows that red roses signify romance and passion, and are perfect for your sweetheart. But when you are looking to celebrate your best friend, the yellow rose is your go-to flower. This month, we have two great opportunities to send this beautiful and meaningful bloom. National Friendship Day and National Sisters Day are both are observed on August 6, which makes perfect sense. After all, many of us have sisters who are best friends. And best friends who are more like sisters!
City Line Florist has the yellow rose bouquets and designs that will make her day, and let her know that your life just wouldn’t be the same without her! Read More about National Friendship Day- Celebrate Friends & Sisters