May Flowers by He Loves Me Flowers
April 21, 2020
We are so excited to offer spring floral arrangements this May!
Who’s It For
This is for any lovely lady who loves flowers and needs a little extra joy and cheer in her home during this season. It could be for you, your mama, a bestie, sister, wife, daughter, boss, etc.
We have two floral arrangement sizes available. Both will be a lovely, spring, fresh floral mix showcasing a variety of flowers such as ranunculus, tulips, carnations, roses, and other floral varieties based on availability. The flowers will be in water with a vase included.
Delivery to Springfield, Nixa and Ozark, Missouri
The price includes FREE delivery, with no contact, in the city limits of Springfield, Nixa and Ozark, Missouri. Flowers will be delivered on Saturday, May 9th starting at 8am and we will drop off the arrangement at the front door.
If you are outside city limits, please contact us as we may be able to work something out. Please note, there may be additional costs. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any special requests.
Purchasing as a Gift
If you’re purchasing this as a gift for a loved one or friend, please enter their delivery address when placing your order. We’ll deliver to the address on your order.
Personal Gift Message
If you would like to include a personal message, please email us at email@example.com with your short message and we will handwrite your note and include it with the flowers.
Reserve Yours Here:
Medium Floral Arrangement is $57 (tax & delivery included)
Large Floral Arrangement is $95 (tax & delivery included)
The floral arrangement photos used in this post are for example purposes and are not an exact replica of what the May Flowers by He Loves Me Flowers, spring floral arrangements will be. Please understand there may be adjustments to the floral product as stated above due to COVID-19 and the effects it is having on the floral industry. Please understand that He Loves Me Flowers is a creative business and we will lovingly, and with great care, create gorgeous florals.
Thank you for understanding any substitutions that may be made and for trusting us. We hope these flowers bring much joy to you and your loved ones.
Pre-order now and secure some spring floral cheer for a loved one and don’t forget about YOU! ❤️ The last day to place an order will be Friday, May 1st, 2020.
Photography by Jordan Brittley
Fall Cliffs Editorial Project
November 4, 2019
I’ve been inspired by this exact color palette for over two years and this year we got to take action on it and collaborate on the dreamiest editorial project! In the floral world, there are so many colors, textures, ingredients, and options! Why use the same flowers over and over again, right? Did you know that there are over 200k flowers in our world? Not all of those are fresh-cut, but it goes to show there are numerous options so I want to use them! I want to be inspired by them! As a creative designer, I have been itching to design with colors such as taupe, caramel, bronze, amber, and terra cotta and in early October we did. I hope these photos bring you inspiration and joy as they have me! And 2020 fall brides, we have a few spots left, let’s dream together! Get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos: Jordan Brittley Venue: Sparrow Lane Venue Planner Designer: Allie Rose Events Flowers: He Loves Me Flowers Dress: Courtney Jean Shaw Cake: Charity Fent Cake Design Makeup: Airbrush by Andie Hair: Diamonds and Do’s Paper & Sign: Shop Reverie Decor
7 Things I’ve Learned In 7 Years of Floral Business
March 8, 2019
We’re celebrating 7 YEARS of business on March 9, 2019!! Wow, it’s amazing to me how it’s been this long! Over the years, I have learned a lot of things (more than seven, that’s for sure! It was hard to nail down my list)! In honor of the celebration, these photos are also a little throwback from when my lovely friend Heather Cherie took some behind the scenes of me designing (in our kitchen at the time!) for a wedding backing in 2014. He Loves Me Flowers has come a long way and I’m so thankful to share these learning experiences and lessons with you.
Seven Things I’ve Learned in Seven Years of Floral Business:
1. Just be you. There will be competition. There will be people who try to duplicate or heaven-forbid steal your work (trust me I know, I’ve been there). But in the end, no one can be YOU so be true to who you are, your passions, and your calling. Only YOU can be you.
2. Running a business is hard work! It takes a lot of grit, a lot of dedication, hours and hours of time, financial investment, experiments, and failures along the way. And then after all the time, work, (and money!) you’ve invested you may not feel like you’re nearly closer to where you want to be! That my friend can be discouraging! Starting a business is hard – I know – we’ve started five different businesses over the years. But the reward is so great and the refining process is even better! After seven years of hard work, I’m really happy to be where we are.
3. Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not snap! But for real, being flexible is key in the floral world! It’s a rare occasion when a flower order comes in exactly how I ordered. Haha. There’s typically always something that has to be substituted, adjusted, or altered in some way, shape or form. That’s just the nature of working with fresh product. There are times when mother nature has her way and that specific flower I ordered, is just not available. Or there are times when wedding day setup doesn’t go as planned and we have to adjust, recalibrate and figure out plan B. When those things happen, staying flexible is key!
4. Learn to say no. In order to get to where you want to go, you have to say no along the way to opportunities that don’t align with your passions and business goals. When I first started in the business, I took every opportunity that came my way. When you start you have to start somewhere and every opportunity is a good opportunity. But as your platform grows and your influence increases, it’s necessary to say no and decide on those specific things that you want to focus on. For me, this meant focusing on florals for weddings and events exclusively. That’s where my passion is!
5. Be a lifelong learner. I love learning new things, that’s just how I’m wired. But when it comes to the floral world, there is always something new to learn. There are always new varieties of roses, new novelty blooms or cutting-edge dried and bleached products. It’s the nature of this industry; it’s always changing. But that’s what keeps this job exciting and fresh! I love the newness of products, trends, and styles. Continuously learning is essential to staying relevant.
6. You can have your dream flowers. Even if you have a small or tight budget, you can still have your dream flowers at least in your bridal bouquet! We may have to cut costs in table centerpieces or in the bridal party florals. That big floral arbor that you saw on Pinterest may not be able to be that elaborate or over-the-top, but we can still do something! I’ve learned that when my clients trust me, things always work out better in their favor and they end up absolutely loving and totally thrilled with the end result! So trust your florist, we’re here to help!
7. Be kind, confident, and humble. In my first years of business, it took some time to get my business confidence built up. I was young, and I looked even younger. I remember meeting with potential clients and they would ask me how old I was — I think some thought I was in high school! lol! After 4 years in business, another vendor really made me feel inferior and acted as if I had never touched a flower in my life. I felt like this person had no faith in my skills, experience or business and here I was supposed to be working with them on this specific client’s event. I felt intimidated and so small. I felt like I had to prove myself to this vendor. So the event week came and I was so stressed out. It felt like I had a heavy weight on my shoulders which restricted me from designing my best work with joy, creativity, and passion. I remember thinking, “I could walk away from flowers and never touch one again if this is how this pressure, stress and ‘proving-to-be-somebody’ makes me feel.” But then, while I was arranging I had a God-moment. I felt like the Lord say, “Arrange for ME, design for ME.” And then this verse popped into my head, “Whatever you do, do it from the heart, as something done for the Lord and not for people.” (Colossians 3:23 CSB). Tears streamed down from my face. From that moment forward, I designed to please God. I was designing this floral arrangement for Him. I was creating to give Him glory. I can’t begin to express to you the way my heart changed when my perspective switched. Instead of bitterness and this striving, I felt peace, joy, and creative freedom again. Well, the end of the story goes like this…everyone was extremely pleased with the florals and this vendor was blown away. They even stated that they wanted to work with me again. Haha. I have to admit, I didn’t reciprocate the feelings. Even though people may be unkind, unpleasant or heaven-forbid just plain mean, be kind back. It doesn’t do anybody any good to be unkind. Be confident in your God-given abilities and gifts and for goodness’ sake, stay humble.
All photos by Heather Cherie.
Soft, Romantic Blue Tones – Shelby & Jared’s Real Wedding
February 28, 2019
Romantic blue tones are what make this wedding as peaceful and dreamy as it appears.
For Shelby’s wedding, we used a mix of white peonies, ranunculus, with soft blue delphinium, dusty miller, lavender, wheat and eucalyptus. It was the perfect bouquet for Shelby who radiates peace, calmness, and pure elegance.
Floral Design by He Loves Me Flowers. Photography by Cassidy Brooke at Haseltine Estate in Springfield, MO.
Flowers Cost Money
February 13, 2019
Let’s be real – I love talking money! You may interpret that as “I love making money” or “I love to take your money” (haha!) but the honest truth is I’m actually saying “I love to talk money and figure out how I can best serve YOU.”
So here is the basic fact: FLOWERS COST MONEY.
Flowers cost me money. Some flowers cost A LOT more money compared to others, and some are extremely reasonable. But not only do the actual flower stems cost money; the supplies, design expertise, planning, labor, time, ribbons, vessels, workers, and possibly 100 other miscellaneous expenses cost money.
When a client comes to me and says, “I have a budget of $2,000 and we are expecting 300 guests.” And then proceeds to show me photos of tall, large and full floral centerpieces in the reception venue, with garlands on every table, and a party of 10 bridesmaids, I have to be real with her. “Girlie, your bridal party flowers alone will take up at least 50% of your budget. Those gorgeous centerpiece photos are showcasing a floral budget of $8,000+.” So to best serve my client, I have to talk budget, be creative, and use my floral expertise to educate the client and also inspire them on what we CAN do. There are options — LOTS of options, so let’s talk about YOU and figure out what your specific needs are. We can make your wedding amazing and absolutely beautiful, but first, we have to talk about money to know where to start. I’m a professional florist, but I also consider myself a professional math cruncher, because let’s be real – there’s a lot of math that goes into this so let’s make this whole wedding floral thing work for you!
Photography: Jordan Brittley
Spring Centerpiece Class
March 5, 2018
In 2017 we co-hosted a Spring Flower Centerpiece Class with our friends Ana + Alex. We had such a wonderful time and are excited to announce that we’ll be hosting another workshop this spring on March 31 from 1-3pm at Sangha Studio. It was such a fun time together flowering, we just have to do it again!
Last year for the workshop, I chose a soft color palette including white, champagne, blush pink, peach, buttercream yellow, lavender, sage green, pink, orange and yellow.
The spring flower selection that I chose was lovely and some are my all-time favorites! These special seasonal blooms were sweet peas, tulips, ranunculus. The other flowers I picked were stocks, carnations (standard and minis), mini roses, silver dollar eucalyptus, alstromeria, waxflower, lisianthus, and roses. Some were more expensive than others, but most are budget-friendly blooms and long-lasters.
I taught the attendees how to create a natural, organic centerpiece for their Easter table. It was such a joy to see these ladies create lovely floral centerpieces with the tools and techniques they learned that day!
This year my color choice and flower selection will be a little different, but so, SO good! We had a wonderful time last year and we hope you’ll grab a girlfriend and join in on the floral fun this year! Tickets are $50 each and include your very own floral centerpiece and container. But please bring your shears. Reserve your seat HERE!
We can’t wait to flower with you!
DIY Fresh Floral Centerpiece Class
March 22, 2017
What better way to celebrate the new spring season than by creating a gorgeous centerpiece for all the blooming spring florals?!
I am so excited to announce that I’m teaming up with lifestyle blogger, Ana Pierce and Sangha Studio, and will be teaching a hands-on floral workshop on Saturday, April 15. You’ll leave with a show-stopping centerpiece for your Easter buffet, and learn a few tools of the trade to use for your next floral arrangement, as well.
Tickets to the event will be $50 per person, which include a wide array of flowers (my favs!) such as roses, tulips, ranunculus, sweet peas and alstromeria. You’ll leave with your own centerpiece; all you need to bring is a pair of scissors or shears! Please register by April 4th to ensure your spot. Light snacks will be provided by host Alex Maurer of Sangha Studio.
For more information and to reserve your ticket, visit the Event Page.
All photography by Jordan Brittley.
Real Wedding: Brody + Ashley
February 2, 2017
Brody + Ashley’s natural-inspired wedding was full of deep jewel-toned colors, organic textures, and geometric details. The flowers we used for the bridal bouquet were a mix of eucalyptus foliages, ranunculus, garden roses, thistle, dried yarrow, berries, waxflower and mini roses. ♥ The bride wanted the bridesmaids bouquets to be a simple mix of foliage with berries and wax flowers since their lace dresses were a combination of jewel-toned colors. It turned out quite lovely, don’t you think?
One of my favorites pieces from their wedding was the grand foliage installation that we created as a backdrop for their union ceremony. It was complimented on both sides by lovely, organic oversized posters, beautifully designed by the bride. Congrats on your marriage B+A, we loved being a part of your special day!
Photography: Andrew Edwards Photography // Floral Design: He Loves Me Flowers by Charity // Paper Goods + Hanging Posters: the bride // Venue: The Old Glass Place