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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...

Karin’s wins Outstanding Citizen Award!

Each year the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce honors local businesses who demonstrate vibrant community leadership capabilities and overall social responsibility with the Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards. During the Chamber’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon on June 20, 2012, Karin’s Florist was presented with the Corporate Citizen of the Year Award for small businesses. President of Karin’s Florist,...

Vote Now!!! Social Media Madness

Let the Social Madness Begin!!!! Karin’s Florist has entered into the Washington Business Journal’s Social Madness Challenge! This is a social media driven competition with more than 4,000 contestants across 43 cities. Three national champions in three size categories will receive $10,000 to donate to the charity of their choice. Currently Karin’s is ranked 8th...

Assistance League of Northern Virginia

Several times during the year, Karin’s Florist acknowledges the accomplishments of a local organization by donating portions of a specialized floral arrangement to a particular charitable program. This month, we would like to recognize the volunteer organization, Assistance League of Northern Virginia. Powered by the dedicated volunteers who not only organize but also fund their...

Karin’s Gives Back: Clemyjontri

We have officially launched our Karin’s Gives Back program. Throughout the year,  different charities will be selected by our Advisory Board to receive 10% of the proceeds of a specially designed bouquet. From now through the end of May, we are pleased to support Clemyjontri Park. You probably won’t find a playground anywhere in Washington...

Karin’s Florist Memories Contest

As many of you know, Karin’s Florist celebrated its 55th anniversary on October 26, 2011.  We had many fun events to commemorate the event, but by far, our favorite was the “Flowers Worth Remembering” Contest we held.  We challenged all customers to write their best memories about Karin’s Florist and what we have meant to...