Floral Design Resources, Tips & Best Practices

Useful floral design resources, tips and best practices about designing floral arrangements for events, weddings and private parties in Calgary, Alberta by Simply Elegant.

Winter Wedding Flowers

Winter Wedding Flowers

Those colder months are settling in and for many brides, it's all about a winter wedding. The winter backgrounds allow for a stunning collaboration of Mother Nature and simple elegance of a modern bride. And if you're thinking Canadian winters aren't conducive for...

7 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Flowers

7 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Flowers

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. You want everything to be perfect: your dress, your hair, the venue, even the seating arrangements have taken hours of planning and thought. Adding beautiful wedding flowers to the ensemble is important as...

5 Unexpected Benefits of Office Flowers

5 Unexpected Benefits of Office Flowers

The corporate world is continually searching for ways to engage employees and bolster productivity, many times turning to expensive measures that just don’t produce the desired results. One of the most underutilized methods for improving employee morale is beautifying...

Making the Most of your Wedding Flowers

Making the Most of your Wedding Flowers

You have just received a gorgeous bouquet of flowers! Don’t watch your hand delivered wedding flowers fade away, and look droopy and tired after only a couple of days. Fresh wedding flowers will eventually lose their bloom, but with the proper care you can keep them...

Wedding Flowers That Won’t Break the Bank

Wedding Flowers That Won’t Break the Bank

Most couples want to incorporate wedding flowers and floral arrangements into their wedding. However, this can become very expensive for a couple on a budget. Rather than sacrificing the flowers, there are ways to incorporate them without breaking the bank. First and...

Wedding Flowers and the Language of Bridal Bouquets

Wedding Flowers and the Language of Bridal Bouquets

It’s easier to talk with your florist about wedding flowers when you’re familiar with the basic terminology for bridal bouquets. Choose a style that goes with your personality and budget. Dramatic Bouquets If you want a striking look, consider a presentation bouquet....

The Art of Engagement Flowers

The Art of Engagement Flowers

The ring is bought, the words rehearsed — you’re prepared. But you want to add a little special something to your proposal…think engagement flowers. You are brilliant! There are not too many women who will tell you they don’t love receiving a beautiful bouquet. A...