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3 Floral Design Ideas For Your Wedding

Seun A

Wedding season is here and every bride and groom wants the perfect wedding with the perfect decor. Well, you’re in luck because your favorite NYC florist is here to share some amazing wedding floral arrangements that will add some flare to your wedding festivities. From centerpieces to church decor and even apparel, the right flower arrangement enhances the feel and aura of your wedding.

Church Pew’s


Beautifully done wedding church pew decorations will make the church look not just stunning, but magical. The pews can be decorated in a very elegant manner for a reasonable price, which is what most couples are searching for today. Churches are the most traditional and ideal venue to have a wedding for most. Church wedding decorations are a little tricky because you don’t want it to be too overwhelming, but at the same time, a subtle elegance is definitely needed. Adding some flowers and ribbons to church pews are great for setting the tone for any wedding. Arranging this is not as costly as you might think, and it goes a long way from a presentation standpoint.

Floral Apparel

Boutonnière is the French word for “buttonhole”. It is is a floral decoration worn by men, typically a single flower or bud. The flower itself is often a carnation, of which the most formal is white. The classic alternative is the one in clove red. Other colors and flowers may also be chosen to better coordinate with whatever else is being worn, such as a blue cornflower. A white gardenia is sometimes seen as a superior alternative to carnations given its scent and beauty.



Usually all the fashion talk at weddings is centered around the bride’s wedding dress, and maybe some attention is given to the bridesmaids. With that being said, your favorite New York florist is ready to divert some of that attention to the grooms and groomsmen by updating their outfits with some floral decorations. These boutonnieres go with whatever style is desired; from orchestrating vivid and vibrant colors into suits, to even a simple and elegant approach. Overall, these tiny flowers add a lot flash to a groom’s suit. While worn frequently in the past, boutonnières are now usually reserved for special occasions for which formal wear is standard, such as: proms, homecomings, funerals and weddings.

Center Piece

Center pieces are a major part of the decoration for a wedding reception with flowers being the most popular form of center pieces. Weddings, baby showers, engagement parties, anniversary parties and birthdays often have some form of center piece. The right center piece could completely alter the feel of your wedding. At Columbia Midtown Florist, we have ton of choices as far as center piece variants and we will work with you to customize your ideal floral center piece. Center pieces have always been an important element for wedding decor, so we want to make sure our clients have as many options as possible.

Columbia Midtown Florist offers various options, our designers have floral concepts for small cocktail tables to grand dinner tables. Feel free to visit us, or call us at (212)-871-8758 to customize the perfect centerpiece that coincides with your wedding theme.


Whether you are in need of a florist near the Upper East Side, or a flower shop near SOHO, we cater to all of NYC and we even offer same day delivery at a great price to accommodate any last minute requests. Be sure to visit our page at to browse our catalog. We look forward to making your wedding experience the most magical moment in your lives!

Columbia Midtown Florist’s Top 10 Spring Floral Arrangements

Afzal Agwan

Spring is here and the city is full of colors everywhere you look. Columbia Midtown Florist is the home to unique and vibrant floral designs. Here is our list of “Top 10 Spring Floral Arrangements”, brought to you by your favorite flower shop in NYC!

10.  Pure Perfection

The Pure Perfection is among the most elegant of orchids and the Phalaenopsis is one of the most passionately cultivated flowers. There is a simplistic beauty about this floral design which is what makes this a popular Spring purchase. The Pure                                                                                   Perfection arrangement is made up of 5                                                                           plants with double cascading stems in                                                                             marvelous blooms planted in a ceramic                                                                           container and specially decorated with                                                                           seasonal branches.

9. Yellow Mini Orchids

Yellow Mini Orchids are a truly unique design. It is made up of three plants of yellow mini orchids arranged in rectangular moss lined container, decorated with seasonal branches. This abstract design is a very popular Spring buy, Click Here to check out                                                                                 some more vibrant orchids!

8. Sensations of Spring

The Sensations of Spring are a Columbia Midtown Florist classic that captures all the traditional elements of a Spring floral arrangement. This arrangement is composed of an adorable collection of Spring flowers: hyacinths, tulips and ranunculus arranged in leave lined cylinder glass                                                                               container.


Modern, clean design of pink calla lilies and ranunculus adorned with a twist of still grass in a glass vase. This arrangement gets a lot of attention due to the name but people soon get lost in the vibrancy of the pink callas. The MOMA takes our number 7 spot on our                                                                           list of top Spring floral arrangements!

6. Park Avenue

The Park Avenue captures that feeling of strolling down Park Ave on a beautiful Spring day. Park Avenue is a wide New York City boulevard which carries north and southbound traffic in the borough of Manhattan, it's most beautiful in Spring time with thousands of tulips and other flowers bursting in                                                                                the coordinated color scheme.This                                                                                  arrangement includes tulips, hyacinths,                                                                            ranunculus, peach roses and green                                                                                  hydrangea with viburnum to represent                                                                            the awakening beauty of nature in the                                                                              City, that always in change. 

5. Joy of Spring

The number 5 spot goes to the Joy of Spring , this design captures some Spring favorites and is arranged perfectly. This flower arrangement designed with most trendy flowers of spring: peonies, lilac, tulips, bright green hydrangea, and dianthus. It's a                                                                               true celebration of reborn of nature and                                                                           new beginnings.

4. Timeless Tulips

These Timeless Tulips scream elegance and that is just what they are. This arrangement is composed of 50 stems of tulips spirally designed to perfection in white ceramic 5'x5' cube. Colors may vary, by your personal choice. Please take a look at the                                                                                        variants, but the all white sure does                                                                                  look amazing doesn't it?

3. Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall is one of most prestigious entertainment places in our location.This vibrant arrangement of reds and burgundies with sprouting spring branches in rustic birch container dedicated to dance and celebration of new beginnings. It contains only novelty exotic and spring flowers, as Mokara orchids, roses,                                                                                   anemones, Ranunculus.

Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in Rockefeller Center in New York City. Its nickname is the Showplace of the Nation, and it was for a time the leading tourist destination in the city. Its interior was declared a city landmark in 1978. It is notable as being the headquarters for the precision dance company, the Rockettes.

2. Spring Blooms with Lotus Pods

Novelty pink tulips, ranunculus, white lysianthus, green viburnum, arranged with pods of Lotus. Lotus flower brings success and prosperity all year round to one it was given, but because, it won't last in a vase arrangement, we created fields of blooming Lotus with                                                                               different flowers, that would last for                                                                                   enjoyment and absolutely for a good                                                                                luck. The Spring Blooms with Lotus                                                                                 Pods grab our number 2 spot for our                                                                               top Spring floral arrangements list.

 1. Spring Fields

First place goes to Spring Fields, this floral design fully captures all the Spring flowers and colors in one arrangement. This arrangement will add a pop of color to any space. It is composed of beautiful grape hyacinths, tulips, green hydrangeas, freesia and daffodils.

Our list of Top Spring Floral Arrangement’s is complete but there are many more Spring options, be sure to check out our entire Spring Collection! 

Florists in New York City Offer Exclusive Services

Seun A

New Yorkers are mad about flowers.

That is because they have a very easy access to the floral district, where almost every kind of flower is available.

Another reason for New York's love for a flower is the typical florist in New York City.

Florist in New York City

A florist in New York City makes sure his customers receive the best quality. There is simply no compromise on customer satisfaction. They also provide the flower delivery service to their clients. A customer books the flowers, and the same are sent to his doorstep without charging extra money.

Freshly cut flowers form the essence of the floral district, and the more fresh and distinct in color the flowers are, the better the business for the florist. In addition to that, the inflow of customers, and thus the revenue, for the florist depends greatly on the quality of the flowers. For something as natural as flowers, the quality is of utmost importance when it comes to customer satisfaction, as the aspect of attractiveness already exists due to natural factors. At times, to boost the attractiveness of these flowers, artificial colors and enhancers may be used, but a good florist will use these in minimal amounts so as to not compromise on the quality of the flowers.

The love for flowers that New Yorkers, in particular, traditionally hold is returned and rewarded with meticulously bred and cut flowers, which look all the more lovely when beautifully set in various styles of bouquets and arrangements.

Interactive florist

Many florists in the New York City offer interactive services for their clients’ convenience. The prospective buyer can enter their choice and compare prices with different vendors for a certain arrangements

Interactive sessions not only allow the customer to see and analyze many kinds of arrangements, which also offers them the opportunity to find the best prices available for their specific choice.

The best flower arrangement

It is not only individuals that require flowers for presenting to a loved one on special occasions. It is, in many cases, a corporate requirement, especially when corporate flower arrangements are required for events and occasions.

An appropriate corporate flower arrangement creates an exclusive ambiance, which is not only liked by your guests but also offers you the satisfaction of having organized a beautiful party. 

New Yorkers have this thing about flowers, and it shows in this beautiful city. There is a flower district situated in Chelsea, in the western part of Manhattan.

The Chelsea district covers just a tiny area between the 26th and the 29th streets. But one can see an astounding array of flowers in this area.

Marvelous varieties

One can find just about any flower in the area. The variety is simply marvelous here. The display of flowers is on almost any and all time of the year.

Obviously, the Chelsea district offers its share of wholesalers. Of course, you can go anytime and pick one of your favorite flowers, but a professional florist knows better and delivers the best one.

Flower shop in Manhattan

It must be amazing to note that just about any flower shop in Manhattan, that offers the best specimens, must have brought flowers from the Chelsea district.

So it does not matter for which occasion you want the flowers. Rest assured, the flower shop in Manhattan will never over bill you. Moreover, florists in Manhattan can provide you with just the right flowers and carry out customized floral arrangements for any event.

Wonderful gifts

It goes without saying that flowers make the most beautiful gifts. They have this aura about them which render them simply irresistible. When it comes to Manhattan florists, they can get you some of the most exquisite flowers, the beauty of which simply bewitches you.

Getting any flower or a bouquet to your door step is no more a problem in Manhattan. There are several florists in the area who are more than willing to deliver your required specimen whenever and wherever you want them.

Preparing Corporate Flower Arrangements

Impeccable flower arrangements, exquisite plants, and perfectly themed décor bring a certain level of sophistication and detail to the aesthetics during a corporate event of any type.

Whether the event in question is an award ceremony, a banquet, a fundraiser or a tradeshow, guests cannot help but respond to the fresh flower arrangements and lively green plants.

The right arrangement of the flower always depends on the theme of the event. However, the profile of the guests, as well as the background of the host organization, also plays an important part.

Corporate flower arrangements for fundraisers and Banquets

Usually, corporate fundraisers and banquets are held to honor another organization or an individual, or to raise funds for a particular cause.

If the event in question is a formal occasion, the guests will be expecting a certain level of indulgence on the part of the host organization. This becomes even more important if you have invited VIPs and high-end guests. However, if you are holding a fundraiser, splurging on the flowers may become counterintuitive.

The right flower arrangement

The right corporate flower arrangements will create an aura of exclusivity, which has an uncanny ability to loosen the purses of your target audience.

If you are preparing for a modest event, like an award ceremony for your employees, or if the occasion pertains to the annual sales conference, you should go for a theme which is elegant and does not seem lavish.

The lighthearted approach

These events require you to be very lighthearted in your approach. This can be done by using a fun theme, which will elevate the moods of the attendees and their spouses.

This becomes all the more necessary when you know that they are going to have to endure lengthy (and often boring) speeches.

Keeping these unique requirements in mind, Columbia Midtown Florist has created a wide range of corporate arrangements that would cater to all your needs. 

Columbia Midtown Florist | 3 West 51st. Street, New York, United States, NY, 10019 | Phone: (212)-871-8758