Starbright’s Newest Section: Tulips!

We know it’s not spring yet at Starbright in NYC, but with the warming weather we can’t stop ourselves from dreaming about the blossoming days ahead of us. One of our favorite flowers this time of year is the tulip, and although today it is an ubiquitous bearer of early spring in New York City, it wasn’t so very long ago that tulips were the very definition of elite class and status in Europe.

380 years ago in Holland, everyone went crazy for tulips. New York City was still known as New Amsterdam in 1637, when a frenzy beset the Dutch over beautiful tulip bulbs. Known as “Tulip Mania”, this brief period in floral history is a fascinating story.

Starbright’s Tulips’ Kiss echoes the Dutch fancy of blocks of tulip colors.
Starbright’s Tulips’ Kiss echoes the Dutch fancy of blocks of tulip colors.

Tulips first reached the Dutch shores about 40 years earlier, when they were brought over from the Ottoman Empire. Delighted that the tulips could flourish in the harsher climate of the Low Countries, tulips grew quickly in popularity. This was a time in history when the rich, vibrant colors of tulips were absent from other flowers that adorned the Dutch landscape. As time went on, tulips became more and more coveted in Holland, with distinct variations being cultivated for their unique beauty.

Pricing for tulips in the mid-seventeenth century peaked in March of 1637, when prices reached over 10 times the annual income of a skilled craftsman. While this craze did not migrate over to New York City — or New Amsterdam as it was known at the time — this moment in history is considered the first economic bubble in recorded history and created devastating financial circumstances for those who lost amid the tulip bulbs.

Starbright’s Fashionably Pink composition lets the vivid hues shine.
Starbright’s Fashionably Pink composition lets the vivid hues shine.

Today, many of the tulip variations that were cultivated during Tulip Mania no longer exist, yet Starbright is always overflowing with decadent tulip choices. With tulips being one of the most desired floral compositions this time of year, Starbright’s brilliant flower designers have created new and exciting ways to enjoy this classic beauty.

The grace of tulips can never be overstated and they are one of Starbright’s most adored flowers to enhance a setting in New York City through their striking subtlety. With vivid hues and elegant lines, tulips have come to symbolize many things, including paradise on earth, a perfect love or passion in NYC, and the beauty of life.

Starbright’s Pixie’s Promise combines luscious textures.
Starbright’s Pixie’s Promise combines luscious textures.

In honor of the artistic achievements by the Starbright staff in New York City, we are thrilled to announce that Starbright’s website now has a new Tulip section, dedicated to this storied bloom. With Starbright’s tulip selection freshly stocked from the Netherlands six times a week and delivered to us less than 24 hours after being cut, we would be honored to assist in crafting the perfect message for you out of these beautiful flowers. At Starbright, we know that sometimes sentiments can only be conveyed through flowers, and we are standing by to build your dreams into a stunning floral masterpiece.

Starbright Floral Design is a full-service florist located in Midtown NYC that has been brightening New York City for over two decades with flowers, plants and more.

It is our distinct pleasure to be of service to you in creating stunning floral compositions that will make you smile.

We are delighted to be able to carefully deliver each creation through our fleet of dedicated floral concierges in Manhattan, all of New York City and beyond.

In NYC, where anything is possible, we offer same-day delivery for our friends and clients to ensure that when want to send your wishes with flowers, orchids, plants and so much more, we are there to answer the call.

We invite you to visit us online or in our store, which you will find is bursting with flowers and delight in being of service to you. We would be thrilled to make your floral dreams come true!

Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Bidding Adieu to Valentine’s…for now!

You’ll forgive us, dear reader (we hope!) if we linger on the holiday of love for just a bit longer…

We admit, at Starbright there’s nothing like the language of love expressed through perfectly curated blooms and Valentine’s Day is one of our most favorite times of year in New York City. The love! The passion! The artful ways lovers choose to celebrate their special union. At Starbright, our hearts are set aflutter just reminiscing about all the wonderful touches our romantic Romeos — and Juliets — added to their bouquets to express their adoration this year in New York City.

InStyle

InStyle magazine was on-hand at Starbright’s NYC flower and plant emporium for this year’s Valentine’s Day to chat with some of the gentlemen who came to pay us a call. Terming them “hot guys” — and who are we to argue — InStyle captured the bouquets these intrepid New Yorkers had crafted for their love, along with the story on why those particular flowers were chosen. Ranging from decadent red roses to intricate wildflowers and lilies, there was a huge variety of flowers that these New York men chose, but no matter the request, Starbright was ready to fulfill their floral dreams.

InStyle said, "Alex (24) who gets flowers for his lady once a week got a large bouquet of red roses for Valentine's Day. He says getting flowers for her is a fresh display of his love for her." -- photo by egozdes@gmail.com
InStyle said, “Alex (24) who gets flowers for his lady once a week got a large bouquet of red roses for Valentine’s Day. He says getting flowers for her is a fresh display of his love for her.” — photo by egozdes@gmail.com

Starbright had some bashful and some proud gentlemen having beautiful bouquets crafted for their loves in NYC, all doubtlessly tickled to be identified as a “hot guy” by the discerning and distinguished InStyle “hot guy” judge. Of course, Starbright was only too happy to provide the background in New York City for the sweet interviews and hope to see these gentlemen callers again soon.

CBS

At Starbright, we were thrilled to see that CBS was airing information on how to get the most bang for your buck when it comes to flowers. It can sometimes be confusing to figure out how to make the biggest statement with flowers in New York City, but with this segment airing all over the country, everyone at Starbright is hopeful that the viewers were able to capitalize on the tricks and tips that CBS offered to get the best bouquet of flowers possible, while staying in budget.

Starbright's Be Still My Heart bouquet is composed of lush roses and lilies that would make anyone swoon.
Starbright’s Be Still My Heart bouquet is composed of lush roses and lilies that would make anyone swoon.

In prior years, Starbright has been honored to be visited by CBS to talk about flowers for Valentine’s Day in NYC. It is one of Starbright’s great delights to help our New York City friends and clients convey their sentiments through flowers and we strive to always surpass expectations. Talking with news outlets like CBS helps Starbright spread our message of how wonderfully flowers can convey every sentiment, no matter how big or small a budget might be.

Starbright's Breathtaking Beauty is three dozen long stemmed roses; there's nothing more romantic.
Starbright’s Breathtaking Beauty is three dozen long stemmed roses; there’s nothing more romantic.

Although it is great regret that we say adieu to Valentine’s Day 2017, it does mean that the calendar is filled with upcoming holidays and celebrations all throughout New York City. Everyone at Starbright is ready to beflower all of Manhattan. With St. Patty’s Day on the horizon and the delicious color of Greenery being selected by Pantone for color of the year, Starbright’s brilliant designers are already dreaming of the masterpieces they can create. If we didn’t see you for Valentine’s Day, we missed you and do hope that you’ll stop by soon!

The Language of Love

Showering your love with flowers in New York City is a tradition that stretches back through time. Flowers can express loyalty, devotion, love, adoration and so much more, which makes Valentine’s Day one of the holidays that everyone at Starbright looks forward to with great joy. A day filled with flowers is Starbright’s kind of celebration, and we relish our small part in bringing lovers together in NYC as they enjoy this wonderful day.

So how to best tell your love with flowers, “I adore thee,”? Everyone at Starbright always makes sure to suggest the following, before venturing toward other flowers: if your amour has a favorite flower, go with that! There is nothing more romantic than showing your love that you listen to him or her throughout the year and know precious details about them. So whether it’s pansies or tulips, sunflowers or succulents, everyone at Starbright is ready to make your love’s dream in flowers come true.

Romance is in the tiny details of life.
Romance is in the tiny details of life.

But fear not, brave Valentine! If you haven’t yet learned the flower that sets your love’s heart aflutter in Manhattan, the brilliant Starbright artisan florists can make some flowery magic for you. After over two decades in New York City, we have developed a few suggestions on what flowers perfectly convey the language of love on Valentine’s Day.

“A rose by another other name would smell as sweet,” Juliet murmured in regard to her star-crossed love, Romeo — and she’s right! The name of the rose does not create the splendor of the scent, but it does evoke for everyone in New York City a classic beauty that always delights. There’s no better time of year for Starbright’s Love and Devotion bouquet of two dozen red roses. Richly colored and at the height of ripeness, these two dozen roses are a decadent Valentine’s Day treat for your sweetheart.

Starbright’s Love and Devotion bouquet make a stunning statement.
Starbright’s Love and Devotion bouquet make a stunning statement.

If roses are red and violets are blue, we’d bet that orchids will delight you, too! Starbright’s NYC Orchid Passion marries the vibrancy of fresh orchids with the soft allure of beautiful hydrangea, coupled with darts of pure tulip glory. This gorgeous composition created by Starbright’s floral artists in Manhattan is an excellent choice for a discerning special somebody who is looking for some variety in their blooms. Available for local delivery in New York City, Starbright’s NYC Orchid Passion may end up becoming yours!

Orchids made a bold statement of adoration.
Orchids made a bold statement of adoration.

Luscious white flowers are another exquisite choice for your Valentine. The snowy pearlescence of Starbright’s miniature, languid calla lilies look lovely in their crystal vase. Nestled on a throne of glassy pebbles, Starbright’s Blanco Calla Tango combines these features into an enchanted floral composition that is sure to thrill your Valentine.

Starbright's Blaco Calla Tango will send your love over the moon!
Starbright’s Blaco Calla Tango will send your love over the moon!

As fun as flowers are, everyone at Starbright knows that the true meaning of Valentine’s Day is letting your Valentine know just how much you adore them. So whether through flowers or poems written on napkins in coffee shops in NYC, we hope you and your Valentine have a fabulous time…being together. Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at Starbright!

Starbright Floral Design is a full-service florist located in Midtown NYC that has been brightening New York City for over two decades with flowers, plants and more.

It is our distinct pleasure to be of service to you in creating stunning floral compositions that will make you smile.

We are delighted to be able to carefully deliver each creation through our fleet of dedicated floral concierges in Manhattan, all of New York City and beyond.

In NYC, where anything is possible, we offer same-day delivery for our friends and clients to ensure that when want to send your wishes with flowers, orchids, plants and so much more, we are there to answer the call.

We invite you to visit us online or in our store, which you will find is bursting with flowers and delight in being of service to you. We would be thrilled to make your floral dreams come true!

Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Allergy-Proof Flowers!

At Starbright, we are thrilled to help our friends and clients in New York City celebrate their milestones, accomplishments and celebrations with flowers, every day! Yet while most people want to burrow their noses in blossoms in NYC, there are some who shy away, terrified at the idea of inhaling pollen and sneezing the day away.

For those among us in Manhattan who battle allergies from flowers, there are wonderful floral options to indulge your sense in, while keeping your senses clear. Starbright has carefully cultivated a list of beautiful blooms that lack pollen for our clients in NYC. We realize that the gorgeous bouquet below might look intimidating for someone who suffers from sneezing around flowers, but no need to hold your breath because this composition has been created out of all allergen-free flowers.

The bright white of this composition can only be matched with NYC’s bright lights.
The bright white of this composition can only be matched with NYC’s bright lights.

Starbright’s own Isle of White is a fantastic example of what is possible when you want your flowers to appeal to everyone in New York City. Crafted to bring beauty and elegance to every setting in NYC, our soothing and serene Isle of White features créme roses, white asiatic lilies and stock stem which are carefully arranged to their best advantage in a delightful bubble vase. Each flower, in addition to being breathtaking, is also one that will only bring happiness without any sneezing.

Since roses are known to not cause allergies for anyone in Manhattan or beyond, we couldn’t resist sharing with you one of the most decadent compositions of roses that we’ve created at Starbright. Starbright’s bouquet that was christened All My Love in NYC is overflowing with decadence. With more than 40 hot pink, lavender, light pink and medium pink roses artfully positioned in a cylindrical, clear glass vase, this is a composition that will knock everyone’s socks off — but not from sneezing!

Starbright’s fresh roses are paired with verdant Ti leaves for an incredible display.
Starbright’s fresh roses are paired with verdant Ti leaves for an incredible display.

Another fantastic floral from Starbright that would never leave you searching for a handkerchief in Manhattan are the mischievous snapdragons. Unexpected and with fantastic dimensions, snapdragons can sometimes be skipped over in the floral world in New York City, but never at Starbright. Intricate and alluring, snapdragons will liven up any flowers that they are nestled up to, and it comes as no surprise that in Starbright’s Hearts Aflutter Bouquet, the snapdragons achieve that effect. Mixed with lilies and roses, the air will be filled with a sumptuous scent, but no sneezes.

If ever a flower were to be called vivacious, it would be the snapdragon.
If ever a flower were to be called vivacious, it would be the snapdragon.

 

Tulips, with their ubiquitous springtime presence, may cause many to worry that they might bring sneezes with their blossoms, but these flowers are yet another upstanding example of flowers that won’t cause tears from olfactory distress in Manhattan. Their lavish petals and leggy stems give them a refinement that few other flowers can match in NYC. At Starbright, we love to have the tulips take centerstage in our Tulip Orange Grove in New York City. The tangerine tulips are resplendent against their flourishing, green stems, so we highlighted the beautiful juxtaposition with a clear vase to let the exquisiteness shine through in Manhattan.

The gentle elegance of tulips is displayed in their full glory with a clear glass vase.
The gentle elegance of tulips is displayed in their full glory with a clear glass vase.

 

These flowers are but a few of the many blooms that Starbright knows will keep your home or business looking its best, but without causing those with allergies any distress. We would be delighted to consult with you on which other blossoms could enliven your space!

Starbright Floral Design is a full-service florist located in Midtown NYC that has been brightening New York City for over two decades with flowers, plants and more.

It is our distinct pleasure to be of service to you in creating stunning floral compositions that will make you smile.

We are delighted to be able to carefully deliver each creation through our fleet of dedicated floral concierges in Manhattan, all of New York City and beyond.

In NYC, where anything is possible, we offer same-day delivery for our friends and clients to ensure that when want to send your wishes with flowers, orchids, plants and so much more, we are there to answer the call.

We invite you to visit us online or in our store, which you will find is bursting with flowers and delight in being of service to you. We would be thrilled to make your floral dreams come true!

Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Pantone Announces the 2017 Color of the Year!

With the fresh start of 2017, everyone at Starbright is thrilled with the new color of the year from Pantone called Greenery. And as (we hope!) your favorite florists in NYC, of course we would adore this color. A refreshing combination of greens and yellows, Greenery represents the optimism and all that is possible in 2017.

Greenery is the color of the season!
Greenery is the color of the season!

 

According to Pantone, Greenery is supposed to symbolize new beginnings, and in the spirit of Greenery, our floral crafters wanted to make that a reality for New York City. One of the ways that we’re doing that is by creating sumptuous flower bouquets in our Emerald Isle collection that incorporate Greenery into the mix. Of course, there is a bit of greenery to go with the Greenery!

Hydrangea in Greenery is a perfect foil for pops of orchids.
Hydrangea in Greenery is a perfect foil for pops of orchids.

Our lush Highlander floral composition is one example of how we’re bringing Greenery to Manhattan. An abundance of greens allows the different textures and hues of the flowers that are incorporated in the composition to take center stage, which will make a tremendous statement in a home of office in NYC. The grounding rocks at the base of the vase provide an unexpected richness and the surprising pop of white and burgundy orchids perfectly complements the beautiful Greenery.

Pantone notes that Greenery is evocative of the zesty, fresh breath of spring air and Starbright’s New York City florists adore this notion. Everyone at Starbright in NYC wanted to honor that spirit of vigor and peace by blending verdant Greenery with soothing, snowy whites. Starbright’s Calla River of Hope united these ideas of meditative zen in a crystal clear square vase, with the inspiration leaping outside the box! Our calla lilies rest peacefully alongside one edge, while lively blades of grass perk up the other side of the vase. Softening river stones at the base of the composition creates a beautiful foundation for all of this magic to spring from.

Calla lilies and blades of grass are combined to brilliant effect.
Calla lilies and blades of grass are combined to brilliant effect.

 

One of our favorite things at Starbright is how flowers can be designed to create so many different sentiments in NYC. Being true to the Greenery theme encouraged Starbright designers to dream of new and fascinating creations for our beloved New York City clients.

One of the ways we honored the Pantone color of the year of Greenery was by featuring green cymbium orchids to stand by themselves in our Zensational creation. Generally mixed into other compositions, the Greenery theme encouraged Starbright floral designers to consider color in a new light and use this terrific orchid in an exciting way. The green cymbium orchid is a proud and elegant flower that, on its own, is quite striking and dramatic. Everyone at Starbright was thrilled to have this beauty shine for others to admire.

Green cymbium orchid blooms create a sensational statement.
Green cymbium orchid blooms create a sensational statement.

 

As 2017 starts off with great excitement in New York City, we hope you fill your life with blooms that will make everyone smile. Greenery is the perfect color to usher in this new year and we would love to brighten your home and office with this color, and many more!

Starbright Floral Design has been spreading beauty through blossoms in New York City and beyond for over two decades. It is our honor and delight to thrill you with breathtaking floral compositions each and everytime.

As a full-service florist with a sweeping emporium located in Chelsea, you’ll find that Starbright is overflowing with fresh flowers, orchids, plants and so much more.

We understand that sometimes the only way to convey your thoughts and wishes is through flowers, so we offer same-day delivery in Manhattan, all of New York City and beyond.

Our floral designers and innovators are some of the best in the business. Starbright is honored to have earned the nickname “The Official Florist of the City that Never Sleeps” by over 200 concierges throughout NYC. We love to live up to that sobriquet by always going above and beyond for our friends and clients by ensuring that each floral bouquet is a magnificent creation.

We would be delighted if you visited us online or in our store and would love to make your floral dreams come true!

Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

212.229.1610

Beginning to Look Like Chrismukkah!

With the holidays just around the corner, all of us at Starbright Floral Design in NYC couldn’t be more excited that Christmas and Hannukah share December 25th this year! To get into the holiday spirit, we wanted to share some dazzling, festive flower ideas that we know would bring your home comfort and joy this season.

Drama and splendor through flowers make the holidays feel that much more festive.
Drama and splendor through flowers make the holidays feel that much more festive.

Amaryllis is one of our favorite holiday flowers to build into creations for New York City, and with its stunning height and rich hues, it’s easy to see why. When combined with long calla lilies and filled in with sumptuous pine greenery, this composition becomes a star at every holiday gathering.

Another way Starbright designers celebrate the Yuletide in NYC is to craft low centerpieces to feast over. With a single candle flickering to illuminate the grace of the seasonal delights like dense evergreen foliage combined with lush, snowy-white hydrangea and calla lilies, we think this would be a smashing success to add to any holiday table this year.

Elegant and refined, our centerpieces allow for conversations to flow.
Elegant and refined, our centerpieces allow for conversations to flow.

Starbright designers relish evoking the end of year jubilee celebrations through flowers in Manhattan. They do this by creating a perfectly assembled compilation of the season’s greatest florals. A beloved creation is made by using a glass cube to serve as a wintery reminder of the season. The glass perimeter allows that much more of the flower composition to be admired. The wintergreens at the base provide a verdant backdrop for the red-tinged succulents, snow-dusted pine cones and soft, white roses that create the visual intrigue on top.

Like an ice cube adorned with flowers, the Starbright team is always dreaming up new ideas!
Like an ice cube adorned with flowers, the Starbright team is always dreaming up new ideas!

With your sleds ready to jingle, we know that coming back in from the cold in NYC can be made that much warmer with a breathtaking vase overflowing with joy. While our flowers are merry and bright, they are also fragrantly rich, thanks in part to the fuchsia roses that are combined with pine clippings and evergreens. Pine cones are added in for a wonderful surprise and make this composition feel right at home in the heart of Manhattan or just coming off the slopes of Aspen.

Dense foliage combined with radiant flowers warm your home for the holidays and beyond.
Dense foliage combined with radiant flowers warm your home for the holidays and beyond.

Starbright’s artisanal designers love to elicit the feel of the season through flowers. Our wintry combination of snowy amaryllis, softened sprigs of white birch mixed with dusty miller and Skoparia echoes the feel of the beauty of the frost outside, while you stay toasty warm in New York City!

Inspired by the intricate allure of frost, this composition will only thrive inside where it’s warm!
Inspired by the intricate allure of frost, this composition will only thrive inside where it’s warm!

One of the great pleasures that comes from crafting flowers at Starbright is seeing how flowers can be transformed to enhance each setting and every holiday in New York City. If you’re looking for a way to liven up your decor, we would be enchanted to be of assistance to you in creating just the right ambiance for your holiday season.

Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or other holidays like Chrismukkah this year in Manhattan, everyone at Starbright wants to wish you and yours a very merry holiday season!

Starbright Floral Design is a full-service florist located in Midtown NYC that has been brightening New York City for over two decades with flowers, plants and more.

It is our distinct pleasure to be of service to you in creating stunning floral compositions that will make you smile.

We are delighted to be able to carefully deliver each creation through our fleet of dedicated floral concierges in Manhattan, all of New York City and beyond.

In NYC, where anything is possible, we offer same-day delivery for our friends and clients to ensure that when want to send your wishes with flowers, orchids, plants and so much more, we are there to answer the call.

We invite you to visit us online or in our store, which you will find is bursting with flowers and delight in being of service to you. We would be thrilled to make your floral dreams come true!

Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Starbright Spreading Joy to the World!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but inside gorgeous flowers by Starbright make it so delightful! With the holidays quickly approaching in Manhattan, we wanted to show the floral glory that adorns so many homes and businesses throughout New York City and share with you the discounts that we are elated to offer, to make your spaces merry and bright.

Starbright’s Snowfall at Twilight is the ideal accompaniment for the holidays in NYC. This magnificent composition, dreamed up by Starbright Floral Design’s brilliant designers, features a couture, snow white, ceramic vase for a base that is overflowing with white amaryllis and dusty pink roses. Festive, pearlized ornaments in a silvery-white hue combined with rich amber colored pinecones accents this creation and make it a stunning statement piece in your NYC home and business. Usually $84.95 in Manhattan, we are excited to extend the friends & family pricing to you for a $15 discount on this beautiful floral composition bringing Snowfall at Twilight to only $69.95.

Snowfall at Twilight is a lovely composition to highlight your holiday decor.
Snowfall at Twilight is a lovely composition to highlight your holiday decor.

Adored as a cheerful, seasonal favorite in NYC, our Holiday Sonnet is one of the most popular requests for Starbright to craft, and it’s easy to see why! Nestled in an 8” bubble bowl, this joyful composition, inspired by the excitement of the holiday season in Manhattan, features lotus pods with unique, two-toned hydrangea in green and burgundy tones. Miniature pinecones with brunia, garden roses and jubilant, holiday greenery styled in a lush garden presentation complete the Starbright masterpiece and make the Holiday Sonnet a distinctive selection to celebrate the season with in New York City. Normally $109.95, this beautiful bouquet has the special friends & family pricing in NYC of $79.95.

Starbright's Holiday Sonnet creates is cheerful, festive composition that brightens every day.
Starbright’s Holiday Sonnet creates is cheerful, festive composition that brightens every day.

In keeping with our tradition to bedeck as much of New York City in festive flowers as possible, our Starbright team had the distinct honor to be invited to adorn a private space at 620 Loft and Gardens in Manhattan on behalf of American Express and Starwood Hotels. Celebrating the lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center in NYC, we were only too thrilled to lend a hand to embellish the space.

Our endlessly creative Starbright designers wanted to honor the season in NYC and did that by creating elegant centerpieces and cascading cedar with pinecones to rest over the doorways to create a winter wonderland.

The greenery and pinecones that Starbright crafted over doorways made an instant impact.
The greenery and pinecones that Starbright crafted over doorways made an instant impact.

On the backdrop of snowy white linens for tablecloths, our Starbright designers chose to combine Jack Frost-approved greens with fresh pinecones to evoke the sense of being in the woodlands in wintertime, while being cocooned in the warmth of Manhattan. This created a low, show-stopping composition that allowed for plenty of discourse over dinner in NYC while still paying homage to the theme.

The lush table runners created joyous place settings.
The lush table runners created joyous place settings.

Using dogwood trimmed vases for a base, Starbright also combined roses with wintergreens which created an extravagant yet graceful vignette for the tables in New York City. In other centerpieces, small twigs of cinnamon were woven in so that the warm scent of the season delicately wafted through the Manhattan air.

The beautiful scent of cinnamon puts everyone into the holiday spirit!
The beautiful scent of cinnamon puts everyone into the holiday spirit!

If you’d like to add a little bit of seasonal magic to your home and business in NYC, everyone at Starbright would be delighted to help! We’ll be able to craft just the perfect creation from our immense selection of the finest holiday decor in New York City. We love brightening up Manhattan when so many are home for the holidays and hope to be invited to enhance your home and business soon!

Have a Starbright-ful Thanksgiving!

Everyone at Starbright Floral Design is always thankful our clients are our friends and our days are filled with flowers. We love what we do in New York City and are so passionate about floral design because we know our work brings smiles to others. And that’s our favorite thing!

In preparation of this Thanksgiving, we’ve been cooking up a floral feast for your senses. If you’re still looking for a bit of inspiration for a centerpiece filled with flowers, we have some ideas for you and would be delighted to deliver any and all of these incredible floral compositions to you in NYC and beyond!

Cornucopias, also know as “horns of plenty”, can trace their origins back to classical antiquity. But here in New York City and all throughout America, these time-honored creations are ubiquitous at Thanksgiving. Of course, the version that Starbright’s visionary designers crafted is abounding with flowers, and we would hope that you’d want it no other way!

Starbright took special care to ensure that the best of autumn’s colors shined in this gorgeous floral composition.
Starbright took special care to ensure that the best of autumn’s colors shined in this gorgeous floral composition.

Filled with sunflowers, roses and additional flowers like calla lilies, we think that our Cornucopias bring a sense of bounty to any gathering. Perfect as a centerpiece or as a statement elsewhere in your home or business in NYC, Cornucopias evoke a sense of welcoming community through their rich composition and lush abundance.

In the spirit of welcoming everyone for a feast, we have also been busy crafting autumnal wreathes, bedecked in flowers. Lovely as an accent on a front door inside or outside in New York City, our wreaths are created to please the eye as much as your Thanksgiving meal will excite the palate.

Wreaths by Starbright bring together corn and wheat to evoke of the harvest.
Wreaths by Starbright bring together corn and wheat to evoke of the harvest.

Of course, there is nothing more apropos than a turkey for Thanksgiving anywhere in New York City and beyond. We wanted to build a floral delight that would last long after the Thanksgiving meal had been devoured and thought a faux turkey would be just the thing to brighten everyone’s day.

A Thanksgiving turkey…the Starbright way!
A Thanksgiving turkey…the Starbright way!

Made with fresh foliage and flowers with a base of fresh, rust toned chrysanthemums, this turkey has been certified as cruelty-free. It’s a great addition for every Thanksgiving celebration, near in NYC or far, that wants to add a bit of whimsy through floral décor.

We know some of our beloved friends don’t adore the cold in New York City and wish that they were someplace warmer for the holidays. It was with them in mind that we created our Tropical Thanksgiving masterpiece.

Calla lilies and mosses beflower our tropical coconuts.
Calla lilies and mosses beflower our tropical coconuts.

Built out of coconuts and adorned with flowers and mosses, our Tropical Thanksgiving is a great gift for a host who wishes that they were celebrating someplace warmer. We were delighted to be asked to create something that would remind the recipient more of Bermuda than NYC and think that the russet calla lilies pay tribute to our turkiest of holidays.

If you’re just realizing that although you have your menu planned out but maybe not the flowers to adorn your Thanksgiving table, give us a ring! We’ll make sure that just the right composition arrives safely at your door…before your guests! Here’s to a wonderful Thanksgiving, filled with laughter and love. Happy Thanksgiving, from all of us at Starbright.

Starbright Floral Design is a full-service florist located in Midtown NYC that has been brightening New York City for over two decades with flowers, plants and more.

It is our distinct pleasure to be of service to you in creating stunning floral compositions that will make you smile.

We are delighted to be able to carefully deliver each creation through our fleet of dedicated floral concierges in Manhattan, all of New York City and beyond.

In NYC, where anything is possible, we offer same-day delivery for our friends and clients to ensure that when want to send your wishes with flowers, orchids, plants and so much more, we are there to answer the call.

We invite you to visit us online or in our store, which you will find is bursting with flowers and delight in being of service to you. We would be thrilled to make your floral dreams come true! 

Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

 Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

212.229.1610

Starbright’s Sparkling New Website!

Sometimes there’s news at Starbright Floral Design that we just have to share! With great anticipation, we’re thrilled to announce that after many late nights and months of work behind the scenes, we’ve fully refreshed and enhanced our website to enchant you. We realize that updates about websites in NYC may not be what you’ve come to our blog to read about, so let us explain just a little bit what this means for you and why we’re overjoyed!

One of the most frequent concerns we’ve heard from our beloved friends and clients is that ordering flowers online can be a nightmare. Between the layout of the websites to the ability to find just the right type of floral composition, we understood this angst and wanted to be a leader in our industry in New York City to right this wrong.

We are incredibly proud of our refreshed website!
We are incredibly proud of our refreshed website!

It wasn’t easy! But, with our incredible team at Starbright, we were able to create what we humbly think is a beautiful website, worthy of sighing over with delight. We are excited to invite you to visit our new site and see how indulgent ordering flowers can be. Our graphics were created to be as alluring as our bouquets and we hope that you revel in this as an immersive experience.

Everyone at Starbright wanted to make sure that the website was easy to use and that favorite flowers were a breeze to find. We crafted specialty sections throughout the site, like our Autumn Collection that features all of the luxury seasonal florals that are overflowing in our flower and plant emporium.

Our Occasions menu at the top of the site makes finding an impeccable stunning floral composition to send your thoughts and feelings as easy as a *click* 1-2-3. Our Designer Collections includes our Cut Orchid Boutique which enhances every setting, the Ikebana Designs that has endless admirers and our Succulent Collection which is as intriguing as it is whimsical. We believe you’ll be inspired by the incredible flower and plant offerings that you may end up wanting to send them all, and of course we at Starbright will be ready to answer the call!

Our Designer Collections feature stunning floral and plant compositions.
Our Designer Collections feature stunning floral and plant compositions.

Starbright’s freshened site also prominently features our Weekly Flowers subscription service, which is when we visit you each week with a new, breathtaking bouquet that utterly compliments your decor. Sought after by our corporate clients and adored in private residences throughout Manhattan, we are elated to bring this service to your attention and would relish meeting with you for an initial consultation on how to embellish your space with flower blooms.

We would love for our Weekly Flowers program to brighten your spaces!
We would love for our Weekly Flowers program to brighten your spaces!

To celebrate this milestone, we are delighted to extend a 15% coupon that can be used through the end of the year to send all the flowers your heart desires. Just use the code CC16 at checkout and the 15% will be applied to your order!

We would love to hear what you think about Starbright’s new look. As always, you can reach us through social media, our website, replying to this email or giving us a ring at 212.229.1610. Everyone at Starbright is looking forward to hearing from you and in the meantime, we hope you have a fabulous time perusing our new and improved site!

Starbright Floral Design is a full-service florist located in Midtown NYC that has been brightening New York City for over two decades with flowers, plants and more.

It is our distinct pleasure to be of service to you in creating stunning floral compositions that will make you smile.

We are delighted to be able to carefully deliver each creation through our fleet of dedicated floral concierges in Manhattan, all of New York City and beyond.

In NYC, where anything is possible, we offer same-day delivery for our friends and clients to ensure that when want to send your wishes with flowers, orchids, plants and so much more, we are there to answer the call.

We invite you to visit us online or in our store, which you will find is bursting with flowers and delight in being of service to you. We would be thrilled to make your floral dreams come true!

Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

212.229.1610

Roses, Roses, Roses: June’s Birth Flower

Roses in NYC are as plentiful as NYC birthdays.  Every year millions of roses are gifted in NYC for any number of occasions.  In June, the appropriate floral gift is the rose as it is June’s birth flower.  Rich in popularity as a symbol of love and romance it hasn’t always been so.   In fact, the rose was first looked upon as a symbol of war.  A civil war that raged on from 1455-1487 between the House of York and the House of Lancaster.   The House of York adopted a white rose, the House of Lancaster was represented by a red rose. The war has been dubbed “The War of the Roses”.  The winner of this war, Tudor Henry VII (The Tudors), merged his Lancastrian rose with the rose of his York bride and thus the creation of the Tudor Rose, the Rose of England.

Roses
Roses, Roses, Roses in NYC

In later years the rose evolved into a form of language creating a secret means of communication between lovers.   In the mid 18th century the wife of the British ambassador in Constantinople described this language in her letters.  Largely due to the publication of her letters after her death, we have the code necessary to decipher the intricate language of roses.  For example if you want to ask your love interest “will you love me?”, send an open white rose.    Want to ask  “Don’t you love me any more?” , send an open yellow rose.      Want to say “I respect and look up to you” then send a bouquet of white roses.   Red roses signify  “forever I Love You”.  However a bouquet of red and white roses state “Together we are one and united”.  Want to declare your attraction to someone but don’t want to go as far as declaring your undying love, then purple roses are the way to go.  Colors alone aren’t enough to deliver the complex messages of love.  In combination with the colors, the number and degree of bloom of the roses have also been assigned meaning.  A dozen roses says  “Be Mine”.   Thirteen roses tells someone we’ll be friends forever.  Three dozen roses expresses “I’m head over heels in love!”.  Six dozen roses or more says “my love for you is limitless”.  In addition to its Victorian assigned message, this last one says “I’m a Starbright Gold club member”!!!.

Regardless of its diverse assigned meanings, the one constant is the rose’s undeniable beauty.  The recipient of a beautiful arrangement of roses is always appreciative.

This scribe is brought to you by Starbright Floral Design.  We are a full-service florist located in Midtown NYC..  We deliver inspired floral compositions throughout Manhattan, all of New York City and everywhere beyond.   You may CLICK HERE to visit our e-portal where  you may place an order for designer-inspired flower vases and arrangements, our orchids, plants and so much more.  We offer  same-day delivery to most parts of the United States.

We will be honored to be of service to you now and for a long time to come… Warm regards from all of us at Starbright, “The Official Florist of the City That  Never Sleeps”.

Flowers, Festivals and Celebrations – It is what we do!

Starbright Floral Design

140 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

800.520.8999

www.starbrightnyc.com