A smile on a child is only surpassed by a mom’s smile….

Mother’s Day at the Ronald McDonald House is really special.  This year it touched our hearts in a very special way.   The New York City Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (www.lls.org/nyc) organized a very special Mother’s Day at the Ronald McDonald House in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  Moms and kids got to spend the day together.  There was fun, there was laughter and it was a very special day.  Hearts were touched as only hearts can be.

Starbright Floral Design proudly provided floral decor and centerpieces for the room where  food was served and everyone lounged for a lazy afternoon.  The real highlight?  Every child got  a rose to give to his/her mom.  For many years now we proudly support and sponsor both of these organizations and we have worked with both very closely.  When the LLS called us to ask us to do this event, they did not know that we already work with the RMH and bringing these two groups together was really special for us.   We would like to encourage everyone we know to support these two amazing groups that do so much for all of us.

Starbright Floral Design with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at the Ronald McDonald House in New York City
Mother's Day was really special this year!

About Starbright Floral Design – Starbright (http://starflor.com/) is a full service florist and floral delivery company located in Manhattan.  Our store, our studio and our offices are in the wholesale flower district on 28th Street and 7th Avenue.  We provide same day delivery of flowers  everywhere, event decor, corporate and institutional services, etc.  Starbright is the most reviewed florist on the web and we have a consistent FIVE STAR ranking everywhere.  Please feel free to visit our website to learn more about us, our flowers and the work that we do.

Happy Mother’s Day!

Sunday May the 9th is Mother’s Day.  While we stand ready to serve your every request and to send amazing flowers and gifts to every mom in Manhattan and the world over, we want to remind you to send your love and your gratitude in your own special way.  This Sunday, let the phones ring, the “I love you’s” flow, the embraces warm and plenty and the flowers bloom! Every mom is special, every Mom is an MVP and we love them all.

For amazing flowers, designs that leave moms all over gasping for air… Give us a call (800-520-8999)  or visit our website at www.starflor.com.  Starbright Floral Design is the most reviewed florist on the web and we even have a streak of over 65 five star reviews!  Worldwide delivery, based in Manhattan with our own store and incredible flowers.  We promise to make mom smile!

Mother's Day is Sunday May 9th.  Send Mom incredible flowers!
Every Mom is Special to Someone!

The Peak of Hydrangea Season

It is the peak of the season for hydrangea!  We have selected a few of the very interesting varieties and colors that are coming to us from Holland to showcase… Starbright Floral Design is showcasing these varieties of flowers for delivery anywhere in New York City over the course of the springtime.  To order these amazing blooms, you may need to pre-order and keep in mind that they are in short supply and very high demand.  For this reason we ask for your flexibility in delivery date, etc.  For more great ideas, please visit our website at www.starflor.com or give us a call at 800-520-8999.  Flower delivery worldwide.  Starbright Floral Design is located in the heart of New York City’s Historic Flower District (on 28th Street in Manhattan).

Scroll down and enjoy the hydrangea!

The Emerald Classic Hydrangea By Starbright Floral Design
"Expression" a Springtime Favorite Hydrangea Variety - By Starbright Floral Design
The Harlekijn Hydrangea - Dutch by name, Starbright by Design
Verena Rose - a hydrangea variety like no other. Delicate and Soft... Brought to you by Starbright Floral Design
The Bela Hydrangea By Starbright Floral Design

Write a Card and only THEN Send Flowers!

A vase of mixed spring flowers with the right message, says it all...

It is impossible to count the number of calls we get where someone asks us to prepare a bouquet for a business associate, a loved one, a  friend in need of a cheer and everything goes as planned, EXCEPT when we ask “and what would you like the card to say?”!

Dumbfounded by the thought of writing a card, our client will say something like: “I don’t know… Love, your husband Mark” (like the recipient is likely to have two husbands and the clarification by name will eliminate the confusion!  Or we get – “You do this all the time, write something for me!!”.   There are countless scenarios to the above vignettes that we encounter daily.

Dear Client:  It is the message on the card your inscription that makes the gift all the more memorable.  Even IF you are a terrible writer (I submit there is no such thing), you can still think of something clever to say.  The problem is that we don’t plan the card.  Flowers are a spur of the moment purchase or a MUST DO like Valentine’s or Mother’s Day and we place our order without putting thought into the card.  Yes the flowers will perish; but a well said card, a clever card, will be saved forever.  A well thought card will make the scent and the colors of your flowers last a lot longer in the person’s mind.  Years from now, you will get one of these: “Honey, I remember back about five years ago when you sent me those really special flowers when I was feeling down…”  She does not remember the flowers as much as she remembers your words that remind her of the flowers and the way they made her feel.

Your card can be something as simple as a date from the past that leaves the person wondering of the significance… until you tell them.  It can be cleaver humor like “I love you but I am going to beat you!” sent the day before a competitive tennis date.  Or if you are a hopeless romantic – go ahead and spill the beans.  Let your card say what spoken words cannot.

It is far better to send a small token gift of flowers with a meaningful and memorable card than it is to send a big “over the top” bouquet signed “your husband”!  So take some time think about your special moments, think about what is cleaver to say and then say it!  A card without flowers does not say as much.  Flowers with a mediocre card, will keep you out of the doghouse.  Flowers with a really special message that is in words that are yours, will tidy up the whole package in a really nice bow and make the occasion super special!  It is the stuff that heroes are made of.

All of us at Starbright will always stand ready to help you with your gift selection and even to help you write the card.  The more information you give us about what you want to say and the more thought you have put into the occasion, the more can help.  It is all about how enthusiastic the WOW or the Thank You are after the flowers get there and how long the mood lasts!

A bit about Starbright: We are a full service florist and floral delivery service.  We occupy a loft space in the wholesale flower district on 28th Street in Manhattan.  Within our own delivery area we create all our own arrangements by our master designers.  In other locales throughout the US, we have partnered with selected florists that stand by the same code that we have.  It has taken us fifteen years to build our list of partners and we stand by each and every one.  This gives us the ability to bring you custom made floral creations in Manhattan and beyond.  We can be reached at 800.520.8999 or on the web at www.starflor.com.

Citysearch selected us as the #1 florist in Manhattan for 2009 and The Knot recommends us as the top selected shop to have for your wedding in New York City.  What makes us particularly proud of these accolades is that we live and work in a town that has many really-really good florists!  Of course, our work is only as good as the next bouquet we send for YOU!  We hope to hear from you soon and we will help you write the card!).

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