Florists in Alex, OK
Find local Alex, Oklahoma florists below that deliver beautiful flowers to residences, business, funeral homes and hospitals in Alex and surrounding areas. Choose from roses, lilies, tulips, orchids, carnations and more from the variety of flower arrangements in a vase, container or basket. Place your flower delivery order online of call.
Alex Flower Shops
115 S Main
Alex, OK 73002
Alex OK News
Nov 9, 2019
Flower etiquette has changed dramatically over time. But the type you give still sends a message. - The Washington Post
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Ashley Greer, owner of Atelier Ashley Flowers in Alexandria, Va., said clients tend to get stressed out about their flower choices. “Some people are very self-conscious when it comes to flowers and their impressions,” Greer says. “People think that the flowers they use at an event or that they send are a direct reflection on them. And they want to be careful that their arrangement reflects their taste, their style and the occasion.” Condolence flowers may be what people most obsess about. “When you are sending something for a funeral you want to be sensitive,” Greer says. “Sometimes people say they don’t want to send anything that looks fun. They prefer something white and green.”Dowling, whose studio is in Alexandria, says condolence flowers “don’t have to be all white. Having flowers that are soft and comforting and focus on texture is a good way to go. Make them personal, and possibly reflecting a certain flower the person loved. Then they can really evoke the sense of a warm hug.”New York flower designer and illustrator Cathy Graham says her go-to sympathy flowers include a paperwhite plant and a white or blue hydrangea plant that could bloom for a few weeks. “You don’t have to do all white, but I would not use bright, festive colors.”Don’t overlook household pets when you are creating a bouquet or arrangement to send to someone, says Graham. “Lilies and other flowers are bad for cats,” says Graham, who worries about that with her own two ginger cats Reggie and Cheddar. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals publishes a list of plants that are poisonous to pets.
The main thing with flowers is don’t overthink them. “People are so touched by your making the effort to send flowers that pretty much whatever you send will be appreciated,” Graham says. SKC Photography
Included in this Atelier Ashley Flowers design for a baby shower are ranunculus, which means radiant charm. It never hurts to let a woman who is about to give birth know that she is radiant, owner Ashley Greer says.
Anne Chertoff, chief operating officer of Beaumont Etiquette, a New York consulting firm, says it’s always a good idea to check on religious practices and customs. “People like to know the rules,” she says. “They can think about the message they want to get across. Then it’s up to them if and when they want to use the rules or break with them.” For instance, flowers for a funeral often center on lilies. But she says instead of flowers, it’s customary for Jews to send or bring food to the homes of the family who aren’t supposed to cook during the shiva, which lasts seven days, and also to feed people who come to pay respects to the family. “I’m Jewish, so I would send an edible arrangement,” she says. Amy Merrick, a flower designer who ran her own studio in Brooklyn and now focuses on events and teaching, says she’s found that many customers don’t have a very good knowledge of the varieties of flowers and place more importance on the style or mood of their arrangements. “The average person does have an interest in what flowers represent, but not in the historical context,” she says. People are sending their own messages, choosing them based on the personality of the recipient and the personality of the flowers. “I think buying a bunch of daisies signifies this is a sweet, free-spirited personality, whereas an orchid has a more elegant feel to it,” Merrick says.Tif Hunter
Daisies are good to send to someone who has a casual, free-spirited style, says Amy Merrick in her new book “On Flowers,” just published by Artisan Books.
In her new book “On Flowers: Lessons from an Accidental ... Oct 10, 2019
Dorothy M. Veselsky, 88, Former Longtime Englewood Resident Dies - Englewood, NJ Patch
Lucy; Sarah Hill and her husband Russell; Rashida Isigi; Tara Muhonja Veselsky and her husband Lisandro, and Tara's children Lilianna, Jacob, and Alexander; Brielle Zahn and her husband Robert, and their children Nikolaj, Lunete, and Beatrix; Dale Veselsky; Ryan Veselsky; and Michael. Adored sister to the late John Peters and his wife Phyllis. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Holy Name Healthcare Foundation, 718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck nj 07666. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ... Oct 10, 2019
Cheryl O'Farrell, 63 of Montrose, Mo. - 921News
Katrina) O’Farrell, and Nathan O’Farrell; two brothers: Greg Barry and Bobby Fine II; granddaughters: Samantha Roberts, Maddi Bailey, Zoe Longhofer, Alexis O’Farrell, and Kaylee O’Farrell; great-grandchildren: Zevlin Roberts and Xavier Roberts; along with two dogs, Marley and Duke, and many more family and dear friends. READ LESS
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Maui Obituary Notices: Week of Sept. 15, 2019 - Maui Now
Cathedral on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. Lunch to follow. At 1 p.m., he will be laid to rest at the Makawao Veteran’s Cemetery.No flowers please.Alex Dela CruzFebruary 21, 1958 – August 28, 2019A loving father, brother, son, life companion and friend, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 in Kihei. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines to Gregorio Tapaoan Dela Cruz and Juanita Gaselan Gonzalo on Feb. 21, 1958. He worked as a sugar mechanic operator at HC&S from 1978 to 2013.Although he is no longer here, he will continue to live in the hearts of his one and only daughter, Aleesa Mae Lampitoc Dela Cruz; loving mother, Juanita Dela Cruz, his companion Linda Yadao; siblings, Jussie Dela Cruz Tumaneng, Rodofo Dela Cruz, Lolita Dela Cruz Villanueva, Ricardo Dela Cruz, Erlinda Dela Cruz Parilla, Gregorio Dela Cruz Jr., Julie Dela Cruz Valencia, Eddie Dela Cruz, Darwin Dela Cruz, Sonny Dela Cruz; his grandson, Trevor Alexander Morimoto Jr. and all his friends and family. He was preceeded in death by his father Gregorio Dela Cruz in 2011.Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. with prayer service to being at 7:30 p.m. at Christ the King Church. Services are to continue on Saturday, Sept. 28th, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. with Mass to begin at 11 a.m.Owl CorcoranApril 28, 1977 – August 24, 2019Owl Clearmorning Chu Corcoran, 42 of Kea’au, passed away on Aug. 24, 2019. Born on April 28, 1977 in Vancouver, Canada, he was a bartender for Kaleo’s Bar and Grill and a proponent of No Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a Magalit BJJ purple belt, who rolled locally at The Brave Fitness and Nu Era.He is survived by his wife, Heather Tehani Corcoran of Kea’au; son, Ammaron Cade Corcoran of Kea’au; daughter Kezia Kalila Corcoran of Kea’au; mother, Liane Suemei Chu Corcoran of Kea’au; brothers, Kumar (Fabiola) Laughingspring Chu Corcoran of California, and Mathew Ignace Johnson of Canada; grandmother, Vyolet Lum Chu of California; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Aug 22, 2019
F.C. Florist Sends Bouquets to Congresswomen Targeted by Trump - Falls Church News Press
In response to in-fighting between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) and four freshmen Democratic congresswomen — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) — Trump chose to chime in with a tweet, asking “Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came?” That line in particular struck a racial connotation with Americans who watched the verbal barbs being traded, especially ones who are a part of the country’s immigrant community.
Rabinovich decided to lend some scented support to the congresswomen after seeing customers send floral arrangements to Pelosi as well as, as she put it, “an assistant for a well-known female singer” deliver some to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. So the Russian refugee who immigrated to the U.S. when she was six years old sent custom arrangements to each of the congresswomens’ offices in D.C. as an act purely motivated by human decency.
“If somebody wants to withhold their support of a small business because they think it’s a political move then that’s ridiculous,” Rabinovich said, who mentioned that she hasn’t received a response from any of the congresswomen as of yet. “I don’t think anyone would fault me for doing something nice for someone. Just because I sent flowers to people in the Democratic party doesn’t mean I did anything negative to anyone in the Republican party.”
Rabinovich’s gesture landed her press coverage in other outlets, including American University’s WAMU, an interview on the Thom Hartmann Show a... Aug 22, 2019
Obituary: George Peter Nichols - Lewiston Sun Journal
Nichols Donabedian (John) of Burlington, Mass.; grandchildren Kiki and Ty (Kristen); sisters Cleo George of Seal Beach, Calif., and Angela Hill (Alex) of Palm Coast, Fla., sister-in-laws Angelica (George) Barrett of Cumberland, and Diana Markos of Old Orchard Beach; along with many nieces and nephews.Condolences and fond memories of George may be shared at www.thefortingroupauburn.comVisiting hours will be held at Fortin\Auburn from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday August 23, 2019. The funeral, per request of the family, will be private. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group \ Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 217 Turner St. Auburn, 783-8545.In lieu of flowers,donations may be made in his memory to:Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox ChurchP.O. Box 1344Lewiston, ME 04240 or:Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church2940 CR 214St. Augustine, FL 32084-2718 or:Stuart MeyerHospice House150 Memorial Medical ParkwayPalm Coast, FL 32164
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