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Wedding Wednesdays: 5 Holiday Bouquets We Love

The accents of cedar and eucalyptus make this a timeless christmas bouquet. See more here.

We love the addition of the blue thistle in this rustic holiday bouquet.

This season we’re obsessed with red peonies. We even feature them in one of our holiday bouquets, available here. See more on this bridal bouquet here.

All the holiday tones you want to see in a short and sweet bouquet. More here.

The pink roses and intricate design brings a nice twist to this holiday bouquet.

Wedding Wednesdays: 5 Tips on Thanksgiving Weddings

Location location location. You don’t need to bunker down in a barn to give yourself the fall experience. Use your wedding shoot as an opportunity to get out in nature and get those rustic shots. This way you still get your fall fix without compromising on the venue of your dreams.

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Color Palette. We are all familiar with the traditional oranges, yellows, and browns that Thanksgiving brings, but in no way do you have to be tied down to that. Explore purples, burgundies, greens, whites and creams as a luxurious alternative to this holiday’s decor.

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Harvest it. Trending again is the addition of rustic fruits and vegetables to wedding floral. Pomegranates, tomatoes, kumquats, and apples and make beautiful addition to bouquets and centerpieces while still remaining within the color palette.

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Get Rustic. There are so many unique florals available in the fall that no one should feel obligated to work with mums (not that we don’t love them!) Varietals like astilbe, scabiosa pods, and seeded eucalyptus all make great great rustic accents to bouquets, perfect for a Thanksgiving wedding.

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Treat your palate! Everyone looks forward to Thanksgiving cuisine. There are endless opportunities for comfort food to make to take center stage at your wedding. Consider featuring apples, butternut squash and heartier vegetables throughout the course – it is the harvest season after all. Dress up the table with more floral accents and you’ll have yourself a spread fit for a king. Or bride.

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Varietal of the Week

This week we are featuring one of fall’s favorite flowers – Chrysanthemums. With a short availability window of September to November this fall favorite packs a seasonal punch of autumn hues. Chrysanthemums have a vase-life of 7 to 14 days making them a great choice for weekly arrangements.

Tips for use: Try mixing blaze mums with other fall varietals in shades of yellow, orange and brown to play up the varying hues of this multi-colored bloom.

Convinced by their beauty and ready to add them to your space? H.Bloom features these chrysanthemums in two seasonal bouquets, available here.

Celebrating our Tenth Market!

We are so excited to announce the opening of our tenth market, San Jose & Silicon Valley! We’re now officially open in 10 U.S. cities, having started the year with New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco and Dallas, and now also serving Boston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Jose/Silicon Valley! Thank you to everyone who has played a roll in this expansion. We’re looking forward to seeing what this new market will bring!

Friday Link Love

Hosting a party this weekend? Here’s 15 Great Cookbooks for fall.

We want our San Francisco market to check out the city’s most romantic date spots.

Ron Burgandy has had us cracking up all week.

We’re lusting after this bunny vase for decor snobs.

Throwing a halloween party? Thrill your guests by making your own candy bars. (Don’t forget to send us some!)

15 Ideas to make your life saner. We’re listening.

What to do when you find yourself accidentally owning a Banksy.

We’ll be right back, we’re detoxing our desks.

Finally, we’re going to be dancing to this song all weekend. Enjoy!

 

 

Our Pumpkin Obsession Continues…

As you can see, we couldn’t stay away from pumpkins for long. With our weekly inspiration featuring jack be little pumpkins, we have had this sweet little fruit on our minds twenty-four seven. So, what better way to celebrate one of our favorite fall elements than by honoring it in the kitchen! Below is a curated collection of delectable pumpkin recipes that we are DYING to try. Hopefully you’re just as inspired as we are, and if you do end up giving some a go – be sure to send us a little nibble.

First, the pumpkin basics. Brought to you by Martha herself.

Pumpkin Spice Waffles with Butternut Bacon Syrup. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. And repeat.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Dulce de Leche. Um, yum.

Pumpkin Hazelnut Coffee Cake. Hungry yet?

Pumpkin Biscuits. Can we get some honey butter with this? Please?

We basically lost our cool when we saw Baked Pumpkin and Sour Cream Puddings.

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls. And this is where our collection of recipes peaks.. because you can’t get any more delicious than this.

 

Enjoy!

Fall Arrangement Contest!

It’s photo shoot day here in our NYC market and we’re having fun with some beautiful fall arrangements. Better yet- we’re letting one lucky New Yorker name our favorite (pictured) and be the first to enjoy its beautiful blooms.

The details: Tweet at us (@hbloom) or leave a comment on this picture on our instagram (@hbloomflowers) with your best name for this bouquet! One winner will be chosen and will be enjoying this hand delivered arrangement before the day is over!

Contest ends at 5PM EST and is limited to our delivery areas in New York City.

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