Monthly Archives: November 2011

Send a Little Joy with Christmas Flowers by Brant Florist

For 50 years, our family run retail shop has been helping families like yours prepare for the holidays. Like you, we love fresh flowers and this year we’ve assembled our very best Christmas gift collection ever. Preview our Christmas Flower Products online and see how easy it is to send a little joy. We have a festive assortment of Christmas flowers, poinsettias, Christmas planters, holiday centerpieces, fruit baskets, and gourmet gift baskets.

Brant Florist is known for exceptional service and fresh flowers so it’s no surprise that we’ve made sending holiday cheer with beautiful flowers easy for you. We’ll cross off names on your gift list by taking care of hand-delivering our beautiful, hand-arranged Christmas flowers with same day delivery available in Canada and the U.S. and next day delivery abroad.

Visit our website to design your own Christmas arrangement, browse through our Brant Florist originals or select from 100s of Christmas 2011 arrangements and bouquets. We continue to offer the best of FTD Christmas Floral Arrangements and Teleflora Christmas Floral Arrangements. Once you take a peak, we are certain you’ll be as excited about our new holiday floral selection as we are!

Here is a preview of what’s new:

Holiday Bliss by FTD

Holiday Bliss by FTD

Holiday Bliss by FTD – Just right for holiday gift giving. A clear glass bubble bowl is arranged with red roses and spray roses and is accented with green berries, green holiday balls and taffeta ribbon. What better way to say, “Happy Holidays” to someone special!

Glowing Elegance by FTD

Glowing Elegance by FTD

Glowing Elegance by FTD – Winter white is oh, so festive and this holiday centerpiece features white Asiatic lilies, carnations and chrysanthemums. It’s accented with holiday greens, pinecones, sheer copper ribbon and is surrounded by three white taper candles.

Holiday Homecoming Planter Basket

Holiday Homecoming Planter Basket

Holiday Homecoming Planter Basket – A very merry red poinsettia and other plants are nestled together in a great wicker basket and will arrive dressed with a festive ribbon.

Corporate Gift Baskets

Fruit and Sweets Christmas Basket

Fruit and Sweets Christmas Basket

Fruit and Sweets Christmas Basket – Brant Florist offer s a large selection of fruit and Christmas gourmet gift baskets. This basket includes fresh green, red and yellow apples, bananas, pears and tangerines arranged with an assortment of gourmet chocolate bars and cookies. Christmas holly and red ribbons complete this fabulous gift basket.

Whether you are looking to send the perfect gift to your grandmother half way across the world, are in need of a Christmas centerpiece for your own holiday entertaining or are in charge of corporate gifts at work, Brant Florist has your holiday gift list covered!

This holiday season we will be honored to bring a little Christmas joy into your home and into the homes of those close to your heart. We appreciate your loyalty and great taste. Happy holidays to all!

Express Gratitude Beautifully with Thanksgiving Flowers

Fabulous Fall Bouquet by FTD

Fabulous Fall Bouquet by FTD

With Thanksgiving falling on Thursday, you’ve likely heard of more than one friend talk of their plans to be with family for the November 24th holiday. Besides filling your own belly with turkey and all of the trimmings, how will you express gratitude to those that are near and dear to you on Thanksgiving Day? Each one of us has our own special way of expressing gratitude. If you are travelling to Mom’s this Thanksgiving, you know she’ll express her love of family by preparing a magnificent meal seasoned with care. As a guest attending a Thanksgiving gathering, you may choose to express your appreciation with a thoughtful gift of Thanksgiving flowers!

Are Thanksgiving flowers really an appropriate gift to share with loved ones on Thanksgiving Day? Absolutely! If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a gift of flowers, you know the feeling of joy that immediately overcomes you as you accept the beautiful, often fragrant gift. On the flipside, when you choose to give flowers you feel pride and excitement for a gift so thoughtfully chosen. Hands down, flowers bring smiles to our faces and make us feel happy.

For an extra special touch, pre-plan and send Thanksgiving flowers in advance of the dinner you plan to attend. On Thanksgiving Day you’ll be greeted with an enormous hug from the host and the flowers will look fabulous on the dinner table for all to enjoy.

Another fun way to express your gratitude on Thanksgiving Day is to separate a Thanksgiving bouquet and offer each guest a single stem with a small note that identifies what you most appreciation about them. Can you imagine how this simple and inexpensive gesture will impact each guest? Get ready for a whole lot of hugs!

When you can’t be there is person, send Thanksgiving table centerpiece or fabulous fall bouquet as a lovely way to remind those far away that you cherish and think of them always. Whether you choose to send a fall inspired bouquet arranged in a traditional cornucopia or a Thanksgiving arrangement complete with tapered candles or an arrangement that is designed with a more modern vibe, your gift of flowers is sure to make an impression.

The most popular flowers colors associated with Thanksgiving are richly hued and include shades from the spectrum of burnt orange to vibrant yellow with hits of deep crimson, rich purple or even hot pink to make the fall arrangements really pop. Mums, roses, gerbera daisies and lilies are some of the favorite fall flowers that we use to create stunning Thanksgiving arrangements. Our Freshly Fall arrangement is a popular and beautiful Thanksgiving choice.

Whether you will be hosting your own Thanksgiving dinner, plan to travel to be with family and friends or will be thinking of them from hundreds of miles away, it only takes a few thoughtful moments to order an exceptional Thanksgiving centerpiece, arrangement, potted plant or lovely Thanksgiving gourmet gift basket to share with those you love. Not only will the flowers or gift basket be appreciated, it is your thoughtful act of kindness that will be forever remembered. May your hearts be filled with warmth and love on Thanksgiving Day.

Top Thanksgiving Gift Ideas by Brant Florist

When you think of Thanksgiving flowers, the most popular fall arrangements include some combination of chrysanthemums, roses, gerbera daisies, sunflowers, carnations, marigolds, alstroemeria or lilies. Certainly, this Thanksgiving many of us will use the holiday as an opportunity to send fresh cut autumn blossoms when we can’t be there.

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! It falls on Thursday, November 24th this year. How can you express sentiments of appreciation and love easily and beautifully this Thanksgiving? A thoughtful Thanksgiving centerpiece, bouquet or arrangement is perfect. Thankfully with the help of our family run Brant Florist shop, 50 years strong, we can expertly help you send hand- arranged, hand-delivered Thanksgiving flowers to family members living just about anywhere in the United States.

On November 24th, when many families will gather together to share a bountiful Thanksgiving feast and to give thanks for a year of abundance, you can express your gratitude with a gift of flowers. Whether a Thanksgiving centerpiece adorned with candles or perhaps a rustic cornucopia, (see our Harvest Home Cornucopia), or perhaps a more whimsical ceramic pumpkin filled with stunning fall flowers, (our Pretty Pumpkin Fall Bouquet is fun), flowers are always appropriate.

Quite simply, fresh, beautiful flowers make people happy. If you want to warm a heart or see a smile emerge upon a loved one’s face, send flowers this Thanksgiving. Not only will the centerpiece or arrangement dress up the Thanksgiving dinner table, the flowers will help capture the true spirit of the holiday without having to say anything at all.

The colors of our fall flower collection are warm and rich. Hues of rust, pumpkin, gold, scarlet and deep purple are abundant for fall. With stunning seasonal flowers in rich hues, it’s easy to select a fall flower arrangement that is perfect for your family or far from home friends. Want to send a centerpiece with presence? Consider our Bright Autumn Centerpiece complete with two taper candles surrounded by lilies, gerbera daisies, roses and poms. Our Autumn Medley Basket highlights the best of autumn’s offerings with spray roses, sunflower, carnations and daisies all hand arranged in a sweet basket. If you are looking to send classic roses, our Deep Emotions Rose Bouquet bursting with roses in deep fuchsia and orange and highlighted by greens is sure to please any recipient.

Another popular gift option that many of our customers opt for when looking for something extra special is a gift from our top selling Thanksgiving gourmet gift basket selection. We offer fruit and plant baskets, (see our Fruit and Blooms Basket which includes a large wicker basket filled with apples, bananas, pears and oranges that surround a flowering plant), a Chocolate Lover’s Surprise basket and many fruit and gourmet treat combination baskets that are sure to please family members, employees and groups.

Let our website inspire you at or come in and speak to us personally about your Thanksgiving floral and gift basket needs. We give thanks for your patronage and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!