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This month, I’m happy to announce our give away is for a fresh flower arrangement (valued $50). The best part – you get to pick it 🙂

I think this is a great idea as, I LOVE  fresh flowers. The colours. The smells. The beauty. Everything about flowers make me smile and I’m lucky enough to work with them every day! For most people though, we forget how special flowers are and the feeling they can evoke. From celebrating an anniversary or a birthday, to showing a friend you’re there for them, to honouring a loved one – flowers are a thoughtful gift for any occasion. But where is the thought you ask? I mean you’re JUST getting flowers!

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Well, in my opinion the ‘thought’ is when you pick flowers for someone with care and with them truly in mind. I’ll give you an example. I recently had a customer giving flowers as a gift for mother’s day. Instead of assuming what type of flowers to give, I asked the customer questions such as, what’s your mother’s favourite… flower? …colour? or is she more classic or a colourful type? etc. By asking these questions, I was then able to put together the perfect arrangement for the customer and his mother LOVED the flowers. Although the customer didn’t know what to get, by sharing with me some information about his mom, I was able to help him show how thoughtful he was.

For this contest, to win I would like to see YOUR thoughtfulness!


One extremely lucky reader is going to win a beautiful fresh flower arrangement!!! $50 in value!


To be entered to win;

  • You must ‘like’ our facebook page
  • Please visit to select your favourite fresh flower arrangement. Let me know in a comment, which one (state the name and product code) and what occasion you would like it for (i.e. Anniversary, Birthday, etc.).
  • Selected Flower Arrangement must be $50 or less.
  • Contest is open to Canadian residents, +19. Contest closes August 12th, 2010.
  • Can enter on a daily basis but you must pick a different flower arrangement each time.


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(can be retweeted daily – leave me the links} RT @shalimarflowers WIN a beautiful, fresh flowers! Value $50


In the spirit of my post, I want to reward my most  ‘thoughtful’ reader with a BONUS, cute 6 piece glassware set with tray ($15). To win this prize, further to your entry, let me know why getting this arrangement would mean something to you or to someone you would give it to.

Adrienne was previously mentioned in our blog on her civil wedding, however soon to come is her wedding in Croatia! To get ready for the wedding however, there was of course the bridal shower. As such, this past weekend my daughter and I attended our good friend Adrienne’s bridal shower! It was a beautiful event and we thank her for having us.

The bridal shower was hosted at her Maid of Honor’s condo party room, which had a stylish and modern decor. To decorate the room, we stayed consistent with her wedding bouquet – using bright and colourful flowers. She didn’t want the flowers to be too overpowering so we used fairly low vases for the center pieces. To see more selection of wedding or bridal flowers, please visit our website at

Adrienne also used our rental floral decor, which gave her the option to have more floral presence, but affordably. If interested in this service, please visit our location at 227 Queen Street East to see all our items and pricing.

Shalimar Flower Shop

Shalimar Flower Shop
Located at 227 Queen Street East

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