7 Insider Tips on "Sending Love from Afar"


Ordering Stylish Flowers in Another Town - From The Flower Fix Experts

Sending flowers to a loved one in another town is a beautiful way to express your affection and show that distance can never diminish your bond. But, there's a catch: you might not be familiar with the local florists in their area. How can you ensure you're sending stylish, heartfelt blooms to your dear recipient when you don't know the local florist? At The Flower Fix, we're here to guide you through the process, making sure your gesture of love reaches its destination in the most stylish and thoughtful way possible.

Step 1: 🔎 Research Local Florists

The first step in sending stylish flowers to another town is to do a bit of research. Start
by searching for florists in the recipient's area. When searching for a florist online, avoid
a search engine like Google, customers will be inundated with ads for florists
masquerading as being “local” or nation wide companies that simply ship boxed
flowers. We recommend going to Yelp.com. Yelp is an online directory for customers to
find local businesses. All listings are verified local and reviews are very reliable. For the
closest florist (which normally means lowest delivery fees) enter in the word “florist”
and then the recipient’s zip code in the search bar. Scroll down to see highly rated
florists, view websites, and read customer reviews. Pick one or two florists you like the
look and feel of, then check their websites, social media profiles, and reviews to get a
sense of their style and reputation. Look for florists who align with your preferences and

Step 2: 📞 Contact the Florist

Once you've identified a local florist that appeals to you, it's time to reach out. Give them
a call or send an email to discuss your requirements. Be clear about your expectations,
budget, and any specific preferences you have for the arrangement. A reliable florist will
be happy to assist you in creating a beautiful bouquet.

Step 3: 📝 Provide Detailed Information

To ensure your bouquet reflects your style and sentiment, provide the florist with as
much information as possible. Share details about the recipient's taste, favorite colors,
and any specific flowers or arrangements you have in mind. The more information you
provide, the better the florist can tailor the bouquet to your wishes. Sometimes it is
helpful to request a bouquet for an island or bedside table. This lets the designer know
your size expectations. It’s also important to share things you do not want. If you know
you don’t want lilies, make sure to state that.

Step 4: 💐 Trust the Expertise

Local florists are experts in their craft and have an intimate knowledge of the flowers
available in their region. Trust their expertise and let them make creative suggestions
based on the season and availability. They'll be able to create a stylish arrangement that
captures the essence of your message. We recommend asking for a shape, like low and
lush or tall and voluminous, a color palette, like bright colors, seasonal colors, pastels or
pinks and then letting the designer have creative freedom. Words like feminine,
outdoorsy, eclectic help guide designers as well.


Step 5: 🏠 Confirm Delivery Details

Before finalizing your order, confirm all the delivery details with the local florist.
Double-check the recipient's address where they will be during the day, contact phone
number, delivery date, and any special instructions for the delivery like gate codes or
apartment numbers. These details are essential to ensure that the bouquet reaches its
destination at the right time and in perfect condition.

Step 6: 💬 Personalize Your Message

Along with the stylish bouquet, don't forget to include a heartfelt message. A
personalized note adds a special touch to your gift, making it even more meaningful for
the recipient. Make sure to think through your message before contacting your florist,
so you are not caught off guard and forced to craft a message on the spot.

Step 7:❓Follow Up

Before completing your order, ask the florist their policy on what they do if the recipient
is not home. Will it be left at the door, or with a neighbor? It’s also nice to find out if you
will receive a confirmation when their gift is delivered, and if it will be by email or text
message. You may also request that a photo of your gift be included in that
confirmation. There is nothing worse than spending time to ensure a perfect gift, and
then worry and wonder if it has been delivered. It’s great to have your expectations
managed beforehand so you can feel confident your gift will arrive smoothly.

In Conclusion...

Ordering stylish flowers in another town from a florist you don't know might seem
daunting, but with a bit of research, communication, and trust in the expertise of local
florists, you can send a beautiful and heartfelt gift that speaks volumes about your love
and care. At The Flower Fix, we believe in the power of flowers to convey emotions
across distances, and we're here to help you make every gesture memorable. Send your
love with style, no matter where your loved ones may be.

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