Fall Sale at Adelaide’s is Bursting with Seasonal Flowers

Of all La Jolla’s florists and floral designers, Adelaide’s has been San Diego’s premier florist for over 75 years. Creative director Larry Anhorn has the store bursting with warm autumn hues, seasonal flowers and posh Halloween decorations. Located on busy Girard Avenue, Adelaide’s has balloons outside the store indicating that the large fall sale has begun with 10-60% off store-wide.

adelaide2

The store is full of large floral displays, wreaths of autumn leaves and whimsical spooky items. Ravens and bats are mounted on elegant candlesticks and pumpkins are grinning next to spiders and ghouls. The crafty decorations look hand-made and vintage, matching the store’s nostalgic aroma. Scented candles exhale the scents of baked apples and brown sugar that get customers excited for fall.

adelaide4

“We have to create the seasons here in Southern California,” Anhorn said. He wants Adelaide’s to be known for more than just a floral shop where you can shop for flowers and decorations, but as a resource for anyone interested in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects.

Continue reading

Top Floral Designers Showcase Their Best At International Floral Designers Symposium

This past summer Jackie Leshko, Certified Floral Designer® and owner of Blossoms by the Beach Floral Designs, attended the 2013 Annual American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) National Symposium in Las Vegas. This is her recap of the five day long conference which showcased some of the best floral designers from around the globe.

Association of International Floral Designers Symposium
As the slogan goes, “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” But that was not the case for the floral designers who attended the Annual American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) National Symposium held June 28 – July 2nd at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading