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Are roses 'so last year'? Here's an example from organic-focused Bucktown florist Pistil & Vine which uses unique floral items such as protea, ranunculus, calla lilies with accents of craspedia and guinea hen feathers. Whaaaa? Owner Megan Musschoot says, "We love layering textures and using unexpected elements in our designs, even whipping vines throughout a display can make it feel very avante grade." See a very herbal-inspired bouquet on our Twitter feed.
Have Uber deliver flowers. That's right, tomorrow starting at 10AM, Uber clients in Chicago will have the opportunity to request a Romance On-Demand package via a button in the Uber app. For $150, the package will include a bouquet of one dozen long stem red roses, a box of assorted Valentine's Day treats from West Town Bakery, all hand-delivered to the specified delivery location. Plus, a few lucky deliveries will include a special gift from RM Champagne Salon.
Flowers that last forever? Yes. Chicago-based Linly Designs, a leading interior design service provider with two highly successful showrooms, just in time for Valentine's Day has announced their new webstore, FineStems. The genius part about this floral site is that all the flowers aren't real so they last for eons longer than the organica botanicals available everywhere else. Yup, high-end silk florals and home accessories from the interiors master, Janet Linly are now available across the US.
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