Christmas Flower Ideas

Christmas is my favorite season.  I love the decorations, the lights, the music, the smell. As soon as the Thanksgiving turkey is made into leftovers I am pulling out our Christmas decorations and hopefully inspiring the same love of the Christmas season in my 4 year old daughter. Since we don’t have a fireplace she thinks Santa comes to the door and says “ding dong” to bring her presents!

Fresh flowers and plants make the holidays even brighter. Oregon is blessed to have a wide variety of fresh holiday greenery that bring the wonderful smell of Christmas to life. These days we meet requests for holiday flowers for everything from traditional centerpieces to fun and modern arrangements. Don’t hesitate to try something different this year! Here’s a little inspiration to get you started…

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Behind the Scenes at Valentines

People often ask what our busiest time of the year is. Hands down it is Valentine’s Week. Our staff of 25 increases to a staff of over 60 in order to process flowers, answer phones, make arrangements (nearly 1500 the week of Valentine’s) and deliver them all to happy sweethearts.

It takes a lot of coordination, planning and hard work to make all of this happen. We have an amazing staff here at Dandelions who are dedicated to creating an experience for each person who places their trust with us when they order flowers in Eugene as well as for the recipient who is gifted flowers.

In order to store such a quantity of flowers we bring in a refrigerated semi-truck the week before Valentine’s. Our amazing crew who processes the flowers when they arrive and prepares them for designing works tirelessly, and often in the rainy cold, to make sure the flowers are at their best.  Our design staff creates bouquets and gift packages for each order all day…often standing in one place most of the day. It’s certainly not a walk in the park to be a florist!

Our sales staff helps countless numbers of men (and women!) choose the right style for their special Valentine and our blessed delivery drives brave the elements to bring a smile to individuals around Eugene and Springfield.

Valentine’s is a special time of love and an opportunity to convey your feelings to those around you. We feel pride in working hard to make this day be special for you!

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Our design manager,Tami, creates low vases of roses for a clean, modern look

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Red flowers and babies breath are always a popular choice for Valentine’s Day. As you can see…we make lots!

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There are lots of fun, family moments at the holidays for many of our staff. Diana has been at Dandelions for over 25 years and her daughter, Miriam, gets here feet wet helping out

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A smile and a cheery attitude go a long way when working long days. Sheri brings sunshine wherever she goes

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Crews work to get the flowers ready for the designers as soon as they arrive

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We need a refrigerated semi-truck to hold all of the flowers (plus our regular coolers) and Tara keeps it organized

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We utilize a completely different building for additional floral designers at the holidays to fill orders as fast as they come in. They are quite busy…notice you can’t see the floor!

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Delivery drives await their arrangements for their first deliveries of the day. We have a pretty nifty system for keeping all the orders organized so we know which driver takes what.

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Helping drivers load up their flowers. Each driver takes a small section of town on each run and then comes back and loads up some more

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Marie, always cheerful, finalizes red bouquets for a lucky Valentine

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No rest for weary Mamas! One-handed designing takes a bit longer but we need all hands on deck!

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The news often stops by to see the hustle and bustle and take a moment to smell the wonderful fragrance of the flower store

Recent contemporary floral designs

Here at Dandelions we love the opportunity to do something unique and a little different. It flexes our creative muscles and reminds us of why we love what we do! Check out some of the modern designs our amazing team have created for customers recently…

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Poinsettia and Wreath Sale

In addition to our Christmas Sale Items, all poinsettias and holiday wreaths are on sale, too! All of the wreaths are $10 off while supplies last and the poinsettias range from $5-$10 off. Order fast because these won’t last long at this price! Offer valid on Eugene/Springfield delivery only. To view all of our Christmas options, click here.

T129-1A

Originally $49.99
ON SALE FOR $39.99

T122-1A

Medium Poinsettia Was $29.99
ON SALE FOR $24.99

T123-2A

Large Poinsettia Planter Basket
Was $74.99
ON SALE FOR $64.99

DLOL-7A GO DUCKS Wreath popup

Go DUCKS Wreath
perfect for your Fiesta Bowl Party
Was $49.99
ON SALE FOR $39.99

DLOL-7 Holiday Wreath popup

Holiday Wreath
Was $39.99
ON SALE FOR JUST $29.99

DLOL-6 Poinsettia reg

Large Christmas Poinsettia
Was $59.99
ON SALE FOR $49.99