Flowers have a special way of bringing joy. So why wait for a special occasion to make someone smile? There is no need to wait for another birthday or anniversary to roll around in order to surprise someone with a gift of flowers. Some of life’s greatest gifts are the ones we least expect. One… Continue reading This Summer, Say it With Flowers
This Mother’s Day, trust the experts at William Paul Design to create a one-of-a-kind gift she will never forget
Mother’s Day is less than a week away, but the good news is you still have time to find the perfect gift for mom and have it hand-delivered to her door in time for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 9. Even better news is that you won’t have to travel far to find a gift… Continue reading This Mother’s Day, trust the experts at William Paul Design to create a one-of-a-kind gift she will never forget
We’re just days away from March 20 – the first official day of spring! After a long, dark winter with plenty of grays and browns, it is time once again for some springtime color! While spring’s arrival signifies the season of rebirth and growth, a few seasonal floral superstars stand head and shoulders above the… Continue reading 8 Great Spring Flowers From William Paul Floral Design
Looking back, 2020 was a devastating year for small businesses. Many closed permanently, and most that survived were forced to downsize or racially alter their business model in order to keep operating. In many instances, customers stepped in a big way with innovative efforts to support their favorite local and small businesses. Here are six… Continue reading Six Ways to Help Support Small and Local Businesses
Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays of the year because it is all about love and happiness! It is a chance to show loved ones – or those we secretly admire – that we think they are special, and we reward them with gifts to show our appreciation. On the surface, that sounds… Continue reading Beyond Red Roses: A Valentine’s Day Guide for Selecting Something Unexpected
For 2021, two colors – Ultimate Grey and Illuminating – have been selected as the Pantone Color of the Year. This practical color combination that was chosen for its ability to help us feel optimistic and uplifted while reflecting what is taking place in our global culture and inviting us to embrace the value of… Continue reading Illuminating and Ultimate Grey are Colors of the Year for 2021
Christmas is a holiday steeped in tradition. One of the most beloved is the holiday artwork of Thomas Kinkade, the Painter of Light. Kindade was born in Sacramento in 1958 and achieved success by mass marketing his work as printed reproductions of Christmas scenes, realistic, pastoral, and idyllic subjects. Kinkade passed away in 2012 after… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for the Holiday Magic of Sacramento’s Own Thomas Kinkade
The good news is we have reached the end of 2020 – a year will forever be remembered by the unprecedented impact it had on our world. The reality is that the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in many changes throughout every aspect of our lives, from how we live and work to how we… Continue reading Holiday Shopping in 2020
Greenery and plants including holly, laurel, boxwood bushes, poinsettias, pine trees, wreaths and mistletoe, play important roles in many of our holiday celebrations. Kissing under the mistletoe is one Christmastime’s most romantic – and most unusual – traditions. But what is mistletoe and how did it become such a fabled part of Christmas while being… Continue reading What is mistletoe and why do we kiss under it at Christmas?
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