Holiday Floral Planter

As we enter the holiday season, it’s time to begin thinking about decorating your home for the holidays. What a better way to decorate your living room or family room than with a little bit of fresh green foliage! Capture the spirit of the season and infuse your home with a taste of holiday cheer by including a gorgeous seasonal wreath or fabulous floral bouquet inside your home. Take a look at the beautiful collection of handmaid holiday designs, created by our very own floral artisans at Walter Knoll Florist.

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Purple Is One Of International Women’s Day’s Colors

On March 8, people throughout the world observe International Women’s Day. It may surprise you to learn that the fight for gender equality is nothing new. Suffragettes campaigned for the right to vote in the early 1900s, and the first International Women’s Day observance took place in 1911. Our Walter Knoll Florist team is excited to take part in this year’s celebration because we’re able to take advantage of Pantone’s Color of the Year, which is Ultra-Violet in 2018.

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A Gallery Of Custom Work

 

February 14 is the day we show people how much we love them by giving them something special as a gift. Walter Knoll Florist can help you make Valentine’s Day unforgettable with selections from our Custom Design Gallery. Working up distinctive designs is something we love to do as it gives our designers a chance to show off their artistry and expertise.

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Pretty Purple Flowers Inspired By Pantone’s Color Of The Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When’s the last time you added some purple florals to your design scheme?

If the answer is never, than we here at Walter Knoll Florist think it’s the perfect time to start. After all, color company Pantone recently revealed their choice for 2018 Color of the Year to be Ultra Violet, an intriguing, blue-based purple. The color is mystical, majestic and meditative – not exactly a trio of words you’d think of when it comes to inspiring your space’s style, but trust us, it’s a good look.

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The Art of Creative Fall Floral Design

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When you think of fall flowers, a bouquet of sunflowers may come to mind – or perhaps, a cornucopia for your dinner table. And while we love both of those ideas, our experts also enjoy creating a unique and unexpected fall floral design that you won’t find anyplace else around Saint Louis. The fact is, this season is overflowing with abundant colors and textures that inspire us – so why settle for an ordinary floral bouquet or arrangement?

The fall color palette is iconic, with its classic reds, oranges and golds – but in our Last Burst design, featured below, we’ve added a pop of unexpected purple by way of tiny asters. Asters are actually one of the quintessential flowers of fall, as they thrive well into the autumn months. This vivid arrangement features other fall classics such as mums and roses , and is delivered in a autumn bucket perfect for the harvest.

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Autumn Top Drawer, shown below, is a quaint and artistic presentation of gorgeous fall favorites such as yarrow, asters, spray roses and hypericum berries. The flowers are arranged in individual mason jars, which work together to create a truly unique and beautiful piece of home decor. (By the way this design also makes a memorable hostess gift!)

Be sure to speak with our designers about what flowers are in the shop this week – we will make sure that you receive the freshest and most colorful fall arrangement possible.

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Fall floral design includes rich colors, robust flowers and interesting seasonal elements like stalks of wheat, cattails, seed pods, curly willow and even kale! The abundance of the fall season is celebrated through these organic elements which reflect the beauty of nature at this time of year.

No matter your style or preference, you can be assured that you will find distinctively beautiful designs at Walter Knoll Florist.

Easter Lilies, Floral Designs & Gifts

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Easter Sunday is a holiday with something for everyone – a combination of two distinctly opposite traditions that have managed to merge to create one celebration. With Easter eggs and bunnies originating in pagan fertility festivals, and the Christian tradition contributing the story of the Resurrection, it is a strange combination indeed. Still, many people do observe elements of both traditions – and no matter how you celebrate, Walter Knoll Florist has the florals and gifts you are looking for.

The Easter Lily: While flowers have a place in both traditions, it is the Christian faith that views the Easter lily as symbolic. Representing hope and new life, the white lily is often used in Easter Sunday church services and to give to people of faith.  Continue reading

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Flowers

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There are many ways to say “I love you” on Valentines Day. Statistics say that the top gifts include chocolates, jewelry, a night out, and greeting cards – but not surprisingly, the top gift on Valentine’s Day is flowers. In fact, nearly 65% of us will buy flowers for February 4th, and over half of those will be red roses. Still, we know that very couple is on a journey and has a unique story, so our Valentine’s collection celebrates all kinds of love. If you are in Saint Louis and you are in love – we are the experts to call for the perfect bouquet.

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Floral Arrangements and Birthstone Bouquets

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Over the years, birthstones have been cherished and coveted. There are many myths and legends about the mystical powers inherent in each gem – from power and influence to wisdom and healing. According to these legends, wearing one of these precious gems during its assigned month maximized its magical qualities. To obtain the full benefit of the stones, individuals needed to own all twelve and alternate them monthly; but because of the expense and rarity of the stones, only the rich and powerful generally owned them.

In modern times, the birthstones are used as inspiration for gifts and floral bouquets. The designers at Walter Knoll Florist are happy to help you to create the perfect birthstone bouquets for all of your loved ones. These colorful arrangements are sure to make a beautiful impression on their special day.  Continue reading

Flowers for the New Year’s Eve Party

New Year's Eve PartyThe preparations are underway! The food, the noisemakers, the party hats – there is nothing quite like the glitz and celebration of a New Year’s Eve party. As we prepare to glance back one last time, and then look forward with anticipation to the clean slate stretching out in front of us, the excitement is in the air. If you are planning a get-together, or if you are attending a party – don’t forget the flowers!

White flowers are the most popular choice for New Year’s hostess gifts and party decor, as they represent a clean slate and a new beginning. These white orchids and roses arranged in a chic silver vase are an elegant statement sure to greet the new year in style. Need more shimmer? Just ask our floral designers to add silver baubles, ornaments, ribbons or custom details to make your bouquet shine. New Year's Eve Party

Even though white flowers are the most popular choice for the New Year’s Eve party, they are often joined by vivid colors that add festivity to the gala. Blue flowers and silver painted foliage create “frosty” bouquets that send a chill up your spine in a good way – and add the ambiance of a beautiful winter evening to your party decor.

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Red berries, vases, and decorative details are also a great choice, as your New Year’s Eve party is the official ending of the Christmas season festivities! These traditional color combinations evoke all the familiar beauty of this special time of year and will brighten any room with holiday cheer. New Year's Eve PartyThis year, resolve to make your loved one’s world more beautiful, with flowers! Simply register on our site, and sign up for automatic reminders. You will never miss another occasion, and everyone in your life will know that you love and appreciate them. At Walter Knoll Florist, we are honored that you have made us a part of your life over the years – and we look forward to helping to celebrate all of life’s special moments in the new year.