3 Best Hacks for Getting Flowers to Your Event

You’ve done all of the hard work and now you’re playing floral tetris trying to cram your beautiful work into a car trunk. Before the tears and flower rage kicks in, try o ut these pro tricks.


3. Bungee cords. Most cars have metal hooks between the seats to attach baby car seats. Most vans that have foldable or removable seating often also have hooks on the sides of the car walls. These are perfect places to use bungee cords to secure buckets or large arrangements securely while you drive. 


2. Flower box stacking. We’re huge fans of recycling for environmental reasons but there’s also so many ways to reuse these boxes for transport before doing that. The thick, sturdy cardboard that keeps your flowers safe will also be great for stacking if you have low arrangements, flower crowns, or items you’re keeping out of water for the ride. Simply lay everything inside the box, cover it and stack another layer on top. 

1. DIY Box Vase Holders. This is by far the most clutch move. Real florists will definitely give you a nod of respect for this one. Close your Sami Sacha flower box. Carefully use an exacto knife to cut an “X” shape roughly to the size of your vase’s footprint onto the top or the bottom of the box. Gently (key word) push your vase through. That baby will not be moving an itch during the ride. Depending on your vase size, you could fit as many as 4 arrangements and easily carry them into your venue this way.



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The Ultimate Floral Planning Checklist

So you’ve decided to do florals for an event. It’s your first time. It seemed like a great idea, but now you’re not so sure. Should you A) start hyperventilating, B) cancel and say you made other plans, or C) get it together and remember that you know how to get things done.


Bouquets-All-Day: 3 Bouquet Shapes to Know

When creating a bouquet, think of them as personas. People tend to focus on the color, but the shape is what really gives a bouquet its character and creates a mood.


The Rundown on Ethical Flowers

We understand that you want to use your purchasing power to reflect your values. However, shopping ethically can be complicated. Here are some key tenets to consider when making purchases that help support sustainable sourcing: Buy local when you can; grow your own flowers; or supplement with your own backyard items. These steps support local economies and reduce your carbon footprint.

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