Add a breath of life to your space with some festive foliage
Whether you're looking to spruce up your own home or spread some holiday cheer, these local Vancouver florists can deliver some beauty this season.
1. Leis de Buds
Leis de BudsLocated in the heart of Kitsilano, Leis de Buds offers ready-made bouquets, wreaths, candles, house plants and other fun gifts for the holiday season. Their gorgeous 'All is Bright' bouquet ($59) is hand-tied with local and seasonal holiday greens, flowers and berries with the option to size up for a bigger bouquet. Their 'DIY Holiday Wreath Kit' ($130) includes a wreath base, mix of fresh Christmas greenery, berries, pinecones and a handmade bow, plus a link to their private online tutorial with tips and tricks on how to assemble your wreath.
2202 W 4th Ave; More information and full winter collection online
2. The Wild Bunch
The Wild BunchKnown for their natural approach to floral design, The Wild Bunch's holiday collection features DIY packages, freestyle wreaths, a variety of festive arrangements and more. The DIY package ($165) lets you get creative at home with a curly willow wreath form with wire design base, non-shedding evergreens, airy and textural dryables, accents and pops of colour in reds and whites, plus additional wire and ribbon. And their 'Freestyle Holiday Wreath' ($150) uses mixed evergreens and dried, airy textures to create a beautiful modern twist on a classic tradition.
1525 West 6th Ave; More information and full winter collection online
3. House of Fiori
House of FioriFor Christmas centrepieces, wreaths, Grinch trees and more holiday arrangements, head to House of Fiori to find the perfect festive addition for your home. Both their 'Plain Holiday Wreaths' ($35) and 'Designer Wreaths' ($55) are made to order with the freshest greens available to ensure longevity. With customizable centrepieces, pick your size ($50 to $150) and choose your own colour palette to perfectly match your tablescape.
108-8410 Ontario St; More information and full winter collection online
4. The Flower Factory
The Flower FactoryWith winter-inspired bouquets, gift boxes and festive wreaths, The Flower Factory is making sure you're holiday-ready this year. Featuring winter greens and lush seasonal florals, pick up their classic 'Winter Bouquet' ($60), or if you're looking to really treat yourself, go with the 'Winter Hearth Gift Box' ($150), which includes hand-selected products, sourced from favourite local vendors and a winter greens posy bouquet. They also have a selection of hand-made wreaths available to order, and if you're feeling creative, a DIY kit for you to make one at home.
4285 Main St; More information and full winter collection online
5. Studio Full Bloom
Studio Full BloomProviding you with ethically sourced flowers and plants, Studio Full Bloom's festive offerings include tied bouquets, wreaths, focal flowers and centrepieces. For the perfect gift, choose the artfully designed dozen roses in a 12-inch vase surrounded by winter greens in red, white or mixed ($145). The 'Holiday Greens Design Vase' ($85), filled with winter greens, holiday branches and berries, is ideal for those with no room for a Christmas tree.
1319 Commercial Drive; More information and full winter collection online
6. Celsia Florist
CelsiaCelsia Florist's holiday collection showcases winter foliage bundles, their signature holiday wreaths and floral arrangements, plus a do-it-yourself crescent wreath kit. Perfect for holiday gifting and entertaining, Celsia's floral arrangements are designed in their signature seasonal holiday colour palette with fresh blooms and foliage and come in a four-inch vase. Choose between their 'Signature Holiday Wreaths' ($100 to $200) and 'Holiday Cocktail Arrangement' ($75).
1930 Arbutus St; More information and full winter collection online
7. Blossom & Vine
Blossom & VineWhimsical florist Blossom & Vine has created a holiday collection guaranteed to spread some festive cheer. Their 'First Frost Vase Arrangement' ($120) includes a seasonal mix of winter foliage, lush white roses, hints of dried white fennel and Queen Anne's lace, and comes with an elegant rose-gold Mercury glass vase to reuse. Their traditional 'Classic Evergreen Wreath' ($65) is made from a mix of local evergreens and accented with twigs, berries or pine cones and tied with a length of silk or satin ribbon for a festive touch.
156 E. 11th Avenue; More information and full winter collection online