He loved the beachAs a retail florist, I have the honor of helping families plan services for loved ones. I create custom floral arrangements personalized to celebrate life. When a grieving family comes to me, I ask if it would be OK to ask them some questions about their loved one. I want to get a better understanding of what would be the most appropriate floral tribute for their service.

If I find out their loved one was the matriarch, a lady who lived a full life surrounded by many people who loved her, a lady who perhaps made quilts for her family members, a hobby she was passionate about and enjoyed sharing with her family and friends, I might suggest a special floral design featuring a large heart on an easel with a multitude of flowers paved in a quilting pattern. Read More