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Inova Flower Video is Here!

We finally get to show you the #Inovaflower video!  It was an amazing project, as we got to deliver over 14,500 sunflower bouquets to the incredible employees who deliver top care at the Inova Hospitals.  Inova wanted to thank the people who helped them earn top rankings again this year from US News & World...

Karin’s Gives Back to PRS

We are happy to announce another Karin’s Gives Back recipient! For the month of June, we will be sponsoring the efforts of PRS, Inc. The “Shaping the Future of Hope & Recovery” arrangement includes purple irises and yellow roses and will be sold throughout the month of June to benefit the mission of PRS, Inc....

Admininistrative Professionals Week is this week!!

Once called Secretaries Week, the holiday was first created in 1952 by Mary Barrett, president of the National Secretaries Association, now called International Association of Administrative Professionals, and C. King Woodbridge, president of Dictaphone Corporation, as a way to commemorate “the secretary, upon whose skills, loyalty, and efficiency the functions of business and government offices...

Prom Season is here!

While you spend the next few weeks ordering corsages and boutonnieres, trying on dresses and tuxedoes, do you ever wonder how it all started? Prom comes from the word “promenade” and by definition means “a leisurely walk or stroll, usually in a public place, that is taken for pleasure.” The prom can be traced back to...

Chocolate Day!

Is there really anything better than chocolate? Whether it is brewed hot in a cup or enclosed neatly in a wrapper, stirred into some milk or baked into a cookie, chocolate has been one of the most popular delicacies since it first appeared in the United States in 1775. With its rich history, delightful flavor...

Food for Others

For the month of September, Karin’s Florist is supporting the nonprofit organization Food For Others and their mission of helping their neighbors in need. Since 1995, the devoted staff and a large group of enthusiastic volunteers at Food For Others have helped provide struggling families with free food that is donated by local merchants, the...

A Perfect Wedding!

One of our own, stepdaughter of our President, was married on August 11, 2012. Married at the gorgeous House Mountain Inn in Lexington, Virginia, the wedding was a combination of a rustic mountain-top celebration and an elegant, romantic outdoor wedding. The night was a perfect party complete with plenty of dancing, great friends and family...

Books in Bloom

There is no doubt that one of the most popular flowers to send to your significant other on Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or really any day, is the rose. But why? Who decided that a rose would epitomize true love? Where did this symbolic language come from? This aptly named “Language of Flowers” represents a...

Summer Fun…

Summer: a time for beach vacations, family barbeques, baseball games and… flowers. While no one is denying the most popular time to give and receive a bouquet of flowers revolves around a holiday full of love, chocolate, and heart shaped cards, we tend to overlook one of the best times of the year for fresh,...

Boys & Girls Club

For the months of July & August, Karin’s Florist would like to commemorate the accomplishments of a local Fairfax County region of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington.  Order the Helping Hands Bouquet today and a portion of the proceeds will benefit this wonderful organization. The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington...