New Beginnings, New Plants

New Beginnings, New Plants

It’s a new year, and what better way to embrace this new beginning than with new plants or a bouquet of fresh florals!

Holiday Bulbs Planting Guide

Holiday Bulbs Planting Guide

Holiday bulbs are one of our best sellers and for a good reason! These vibrant plants require no green thumb to make a statement.

Stocking Stuffer Essentials

Stocking Stuffer Essentials

Looking for the perfect little stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift? Buy from a small business and make their holiday wishes come true!

Winter Garland DIY

Winter Garland DIY

Winter Garland DIY Today I’m going to show you how to take an ordinary winter garland and make it extraordinary for the holiday season. Grab a cup of cheer, and let’s begin! This easy DIY takes very little time to complete from start to finish.   So gather...
Homes For The Holidays 2022

Homes For The Holidays 2022

We are honoured to be a part of Homes for the Holidays every year! My team and I love getting to decorate people’s homes for a good cause!

Say Hello To Spring

Say Hello To Spring

Our favourite season is around the corner and our new collection is bursting with those springtime vibes you know and love!

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

As a female-owned business, International Women’s Day is an important day to celebrate! Show your appreciation to all women on March 8th.

Valentine’s Day is Almost Here

Valentine’s Day is Almost Here

Our favourite day of the year is almost here! Get your Valentine’s Day floral orders in. Everyone in your love deserves a bouquet!

Valentine’s Day Florals

Valentine’s Day Florals

Whether you are celebrating this love day with your partner, best friend, or family, spread joy with a bouquet of Valentine’s day florals!

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Are you shopping for gifts at the last minute? We have you covered with everything you need to check everyone off your list!

Our Favourite Stocking Stuffers

Our Favourite Stocking Stuffers

Looking for the perfect little stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift? Buy from a small business and make their holiday wishes come true!

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Check out all of my personal favourites in this holiday gift guide! Buy for someone on your list or keep any of these pieces yourself!

Holiday Arrangements

Holiday Arrangements

Check out our Holiday and Winter Arrangements that will add an elegant touch of cheer to your home this season!

Homes For The Holidays

Homes For The Holidays

We are honoured to be a part of Homes for the Holidays every year! My team and I love getting to decorate people’s homes for a good cause!

Holiday Ornament Guide

Holiday Ornament Guide

Check out our guide below for some of our holiday ornaments favourites that you’re sure to fa-la-la-la-love!

Behind The Poppy

Behind The Poppy

On November 11th, we remember those who have fought for this country by donning a little plastic poppy over our hearts.

Mother’s Day Together, Apart!

Mother’s Day Together, Apart!

We may not get the Mother’s Day brunches, gatherings and usual traditions, but we have unique gifts to help Mom feel special no matter what!

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!

Happy Holidays, Flowers!

Happy Holidays, Flowers!

Happy holidays! As we reflect on this past year, we are in awe of the kindness & support you’ve shown the entire team at Flowers Talk Tivoli.

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.

The Symbol Of The Poppy

The Symbol Of The Poppy

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!

Easter And Passover Blooms

Easter And Passover Blooms

Easter And Passover Blooms With Easter and the start of Passover only a few days away, it’s the perfect time to show off some of our wonderful spring blooms! I’ve enjoyed basking in the many colours at the shop in the past few days as spring flowers flow...
DIY Your Own Winter Garland

DIY Your Own Winter Garland

DIY Your Own Winter Garland Today I want to show you how to take a simple looking garland and make it look fantastic for the holidays.  This DIY is super easy and doesn’t take much time either! So grab your supplies from the list below and follow along with this...
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...
Create Your Own Long-Lasting Winter Centrepiece

Create Your Own Long-Lasting Winter Centrepiece

Winter is here and it’s time to create some amazing winter decor! We love winter centrepieces like this one because not only do they look beautiful, but they last so long. You can have an amazing centrepiece just like this one for your table.  All you need is:...
DIY Paperwhite Centerpiece

DIY Paperwhite Centerpiece

This simple DIY, using paperwhite bulbs and a large vase, makes the perfect addition to your table or an amazing gift! 🎁 This centerpiece will last through the entire holiday season so you can get started making it right away before your schedule gets too...
2019 Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

We love everything greenery and flowers this time of year, but I have to tell you that the shop is busting with holiday decor as well. I wanted to share some cute items that are new to us this year that we featured on the home tour this weekend. Want a wreath that...
Holiday Design Guide

Holiday Design Guide

The holidays are coming up fast and the team here at Flowers Talk Tivoli is already in the festive mood! That’s why they helped me put together this amazing holiday design guide for you. These are the perfect gifts to send to loved ones, clients and also to...
But What Does the Poppy Do?

But What Does the Poppy Do?

“In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow; Between the crosses, row on row” We all know the words; we’ve read them, recited them, memorized them since grade school. Almost three decades later, I can still recite it, almost verbatim, hands clasped, memories of the middle...
Thanksgiving Holiday Decor!

Thanksgiving Holiday Decor!

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year! There’s nothing better than being surrounded by great people, and delicious food! We thought we’d help you celebrate by sharing some Thanksgiving holiday decor inspiration!   There is a lot going on at the...
Wishing you a Sweet & Happy New Year!

Wishing you a Sweet & Happy New Year!

Rosh Hashanah is a traditional Jewish holiday that celebrates the beginning of the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on Sunday, September 29th until Tuesday, October 1st. It is one of the biggest holidays in the Jewish religion. It is a time to celebrate with...
Time To Kick Off Your Canada Day Celebrations

Time To Kick Off Your Canada Day Celebrations

Decorating for a Canada Day barbecue should be effortless and laidback. Think relaxed and fun! I like a theme as much as the next girl, but sometimes too much can be a little overwhelming. That’s why I’m sharing my Canada Day tablescape with you to show...
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...
Super Easy DIY Holiday Garland

Super Easy DIY Holiday Garland

Here is our DIY video tutorial on jazzing up your artificial garland with fresh greenery this Holiday season! This is the quickest way to bring fresh greenery into your home as well as that lovely fragrance that comes with it. We hope this inspires you to bring new...
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...
Remembrance Day Gratitude

Remembrance Day Gratitude

On November 11th of each year we honour those who have fought, sacrificed and served our country.  One way we do this is by donning a little plastic poppy over our hearts. Each year, the Poppy Campaign of the Royal Canadian Legion raises millions of dollars to support...
Rosh Hashanah Flowers

Rosh Hashanah Flowers

Wishing you a Sweet & Happy New Year! Rosh Hashanah is a traditional Jewish holiday that celebrates the beginning of the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on Sunday September 9th until Tuesday September 11th. It is one of the biggest holidays in the Jewish...
HOLIDAY BULB PLANTING

HOLIDAY BULB PLANTING

Paper white bulbs have become a staple for our holiday decor. It is so much fun to plant these little guys and watch them grow and bloom. What is even better, is how simple they are, no green thumb required! The bulbs only need about 3-4” for the roots, so lots of...
Canada 150

Canada 150

It’s a very exciting time at Flowers Talk Tivoli; it’s prom season in the neighbourhood, everyone’s gearing up for a very exciting Canada Day weekend, and we have been loving our new location at Dream Weaver in the Rideau Center! While the weather...
Are you ready for the Easter Bunny?

Are you ready for the Easter Bunny?

Easter is this weekend, is your home ready? Whether you’re hosting family dinner, visiting friends or eating a chocolate bunny quietly by yourself, we have all the springy things you need to welcome the Big Bun himself. We’re so excited to be working with...
Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the air my friends, which is a nice change from the buckets and buckets of snow we just saw! I hope wherever you are in this snowy, marshmallow world you are warm and happy and with (or will soon be with) your Valentine. I also hope you remembered to get...
Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last minute visits, surprise invitations to a dinner party, forgetting your sister’s new boyfriend will be joining you for the weekend. It’s happened to us all and sometimes your ‘present drawer’ (you know the one; the one you stock throughout...
The Gift that Keeps Giving

The Gift that Keeps Giving

It’s that time of year again. That time to be stumped. We all have one on our list, but what do you get the guy or gal who has everything? Silly, of course the answer is flowers! Send that special someone something special with Flowers For A Year from Flowers...
You are Invited…

You are Invited…

To Flowers Talk Tivoli’s annual Holiday open house! Come see us at 282 Richmond Rd this Wednesday, November 30th 2016 to visit with your designers, schmooze with your neighbours and partake of some delicious nibbles. You’ll enjoy 20% off all in store...
Last Minute Gift Ideas

Homes for the Holidays: Take One

We just wrapped up another successful weekend of decorating, inspiring, and raising funds and awareness for the wonderful work at Hospice Care Ottawa with the 14th annual Homes for the Holidays Tour. Despite some fearsome weather, people came once again in droves to...