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Fall in Love With Our New Virtual Workshops

Fall in Love With Our New Virtual Workshops

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s true, Summer is coming to an end. However, it doesn’t have to be all bad! It’s time for our Fall & Winter Workshops for 2021-22!

Say Hello To Summer With These Planters

Say Hello To Summer With These Planters

We can finally put away those winter jackets and pull out our gardening tools with the long-term forecast of sunshine and warm weather! Summer planters are my favourite out of all of the seasons to plant.

Boredom-Buster Workshops

Boredom-Buster Workshops

We are so excited to introduce you to our boredom-buster workshops! Join us for floral design, terrariums, wreaths & decor!

Flowers Talk Tivoli Festive Favourites

Flowers Talk Tivoli Festive Favourites

This week has been filled with tons of holiday orders, virtual workshops and so much decor! Amidst the madness, we took some time to appreciate our favourite aspects of working as a florist and some of our favourite items in the shop during this time of year.

November At Flowers Talk Tivoli

November At Flowers Talk Tivoli

The gardens have been put to bed, the temps have begun to dip, and some white stuff has started to tease us. Time to embrace the new month!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Our Winter Greenery Pre-Sale!

Wow-Worthy Workshops

Thanksgiving may look a lot different this year since we won’t be hosting large groups in our homes, but that shouldn’t stop you from making your table beautiful for your intimate family or small social bubble!

How To Style Your Thanksgiving Table

How To Style Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving may look a lot different this year since we won’t be hosting large groups in our homes, but that shouldn’t stop you from making your table beautiful for your intimate family or small social bubble!

It’s Fall At Flowers Talk Tivoli

It’s Fall At Flowers Talk Tivoli

Now that the warmer weather is here, treat your outdoor space to a fresh new look. Take your patio from boring to beautiful by adding a bit of personality with a few of our faves.

Florals For Rosh Hashanah

Florals For Rosh Hashanah

Shanah Tovah from Flowers Talk Tivoli! Wishing you a good holiday, and a sweet and happy New Year! Order your florals today.

Refresh Your Planters For Fall

Refresh Your Planters For Fall

It might seem early to be redoing your planters for fall, but as Fall begins, you will notice your summer plants start to look rundown.

Fall & Winter Workshops Are On The Way

Fall & Winter Workshops Are On The Way

With all the abnormalities in our lives right now and all decades of traditions and events that we are not able to take part in this year, I didn’t want our workshops to be lost as well.

Top Garden Accessories for Summer 2021

Be The Perfect Guest

Be The Perfect Guest It feels like so long since we have been able to visit with family and friends that feel like family! With this beautiful summer weather, and the ability to gather together in small groups, I suspect there will be a few afternoons and evenings...
Create Your Own Calming Oasis

Create Your Own Calming Oasis

Create Your Own Calming Oasis If you are anything like me, you spend all winter dreaming of summer. (I think all Canadians do!) I enjoy quiet mornings spent sipping coffee while the rest of the house sleeps, watching the mist rise lazily from the warming ground. I...
Create An Outdoor Oasis

Create An Outdoor Oasis

Create An Outdoor Oasis With the official start of summer only one week away, it’s time to get outside and set up your outdoor oasis! I am so excited to show you some of the beautiful new decor items that will add that extra something to your outdoor space. Whether it...
Jazz Up Your Home Office

Jazz Up Your Home Office

Jazz Up Your Home Office Whether your new home office is your kitchen table, a nook in your kid’s playroom, a guest bedroom that you save for Aunt Judy or beside the pile of laundry, now is your time to create not only a functional space but one that brings you...
Home Decor Inspo

Home Decor Inspo

Now that the warmer weather is here, treat your outdoor space to a fresh new look. Take your patio from boring to beautiful by adding a bit of personality with a few of our faves.

Colourful DIY Indoor Spring Bulb Planter

Colourful DIY Indoor Spring Bulb Planter

Colourful DIY Indoor Spring Bulb Planter When the days start getting longer and the hope of the snow melting grows stronger, I want to do anything that is spring inspired. I feel like when we fill our homes with spring, the outside will start to show it as well....
Make Your Own Winter Centrepiece

Make Your Own Winter Centrepiece

Make Your Own Winter Centrepiece Who says winter centrepieces are only good for the holidays? I have another amazing and easy DIY to share with you that I made with Jasmine Rose of CTV Morning Live in the home of Mary Taggart of Ottawa at Home magazine. This winter...
How To Dry Fruit For Your Wreaths

How To Dry Fruit For Your Wreaths

Well, that’s a wrap on wreath workshops for 2019! Last week we hosted 5 sold out classes, and we all had such a blast. I love how creative everyone was and how excited they were to bring home their creations to hang on their front door! It was great seeing you all tag...
Homes For The Holidays 2019

Homes For The Holidays 2019

We are in full holiday swing now! The majority of the winter planters have been done for clients, the holiday workshops are underway (with 5 wreath classes this week!), the sap is stuck in our fingernails until January and we are all excited for our holiday party this...
Falling Head Over Heels For Planters

Falling Head Over Heels For Planters

It’s that time of year when the temperatures at night are getting chillier, the leaves are starting to change colour and our thoughts turn to everything and anything pumpkin spiced. Don’t get me wrong, I know there are lots of beautiful summer filled days left, but in...
A Feminine Touch

A Feminine Touch

This tablescape is everything girly! Perfect for a bridal shower luncheon or afternoon tea, the soft feminine elements take over this table. Local raspberries and peonies add a touch of colour to this coconut cake from The Cupcake Lounge. A soft mix of white peonies,...
Let’s Get Nautical

Let’s Get Nautical

This week’s tablescape has a Nautical feel to it and I am loving it. Growing up spending summers at our family cottage and now living along the water, this is totally my style. I have always felt most calm by the water and you will always find some type of nautical...
Create Your Own Tropical Table

Create Your Own Tropical Table

Who doesn’t love a good luau? This table is everything tropical. This macrame table runner was the inspiration for this table and I just went from there. It’s fun to pick up different things that can be repurposed after the party such as the pineapple lantern, plants,...
Welcome Summer With Fabulous Planters

Welcome Summer With Fabulous Planters

Is there anything better than when the long term forecast shows us that the threat of frost is gone and we can get outside and dig our hands in the dirt? Summer planters are my favourite out of all of the seasons to plant. I love the colours, the sizes, the variety...
Easy DIY Fern Terrarium

Easy DIY Fern Terrarium

This beautiful fern terrarium is the perfect match on a side table or as a centrepiece for your dining table. There are just a few things that you’ll need to make it yourself – to enjoy or give away as a gift: ferns of your choice (I used a staghorn fern,...
Greenery: An Arrangement Staple

Greenery: An Arrangement Staple

There are some flowers and greenery that we try to consistently carry in our shop. Some are the ‘staples’ that we couldn’t live without! As much as flowers are so important to an arrangement, we find that greenery is equally as important. Here are some of our...
Simple DIY Spring Tulip Arrangement

Simple DIY Spring Tulip Arrangement

I love the simplicity of tulips; the clean lines and promise of spring. We receive quite a few different varieties of tulips from Holland and the Niagara Region, but one of our favourite tulip suppliers are Vanco tulips from PEI. It’s a family owned farm that prides...
Low Maintenance Decorating With Cacti

Low Maintenance Decorating With Cacti

Looking for an easy and low maintenance way to spruce up your living space? Look no further! Cacti are an easy, beautiful way to dress up any area of your home. Plus, if you’re a notorious plant killer, they are perfect since they are easy to maintain (requires almost...
Small Space Decorating

Small Space Decorating

Do you live in an apartment, a condo, a dorm, or just don’t have very much space to decorate? Are you looking to add a little pop of green to your small living space? We have the perfect solution! We have a few great ideas for anyone with limited space to add...
How to Design Your Holiday Centrepieces

How to Design Your Holiday Centrepieces

I love decorating the table for the holidays and I’m thrilled to show you how to design your own holiday centrepieces! I get so excited pulling out the holiday plates, setting the candles and dressing the table to welcome family and loved ones. Depending on...
Food & Flower Ideas for Chanukah

Food & Flower Ideas for Chanukah

If there is anything in the world that I love more than flowers, it’s food. A beautiful dance occurs on the holiday table when gorgeous flowers are intertwined with classic family recipes of food made with love. Flowers Talk Tivoli is lucky that we are able to...
Decorating for the Holidays

Decorating for the Holidays

What an amazing week we’re having at the shop, especially as the holidays are fast approaching! We just wrapped up our 16th year of the Homes for The Holidays tour in Ottawa in support of Hospice Care Ottawa. We want to give a huge thank you to everyone that...
Hints of Spring at Flowers Talk Tivoli

Hints of Spring at Flowers Talk Tivoli

I don’t know about you, but this month sure has thrown me for a loop. Warm – freezing – rain – snowstorm – warm again. It’s exhausting and I’m ready for spring. And that’s just what we’re preparing for in store! We...
Ask an Expert: Decorating with Plants

Ask an Expert: Decorating with Plants

Here at Flowers Talk Tivoli, we have the pleasure of working with some of the best local professionals in the decor and event industries. Among our favourites are the kitchen and bath design specialists at Astro Design Center. Their amazing designers are often at the...