Decorating Christmas trees is one of our very favorite things. There are so many styles of tree decorating. The options are endless and sometimes it can be overwhelming. So we are going to walk you through the steps to create a beautiful designer Christmas tree using five key ingredients. This is the process we use for almost every theme so you can adapt it to your style. You can make it whimsical or elegant, but the same rules generally apply to any style. First things fir
The magic of Christmas has returned to Petals & Potpourri as we officially begin our 40th season! Our team has been working so hard to surprise and inspire you at every turn! We can't wait for everyone to see the fabulous new looks we have in store for our 2019 Christmas Open House, November 7th-9th! Just like the elves are busy making toys all year long, we are busy planning, buying at Market, and setting up the shop for a new season. Each year is a chance for new themes, n
This year, I made an intentional decision to find ways to make winter time pleasurable. Changing your mindset can do more than distracting yourself from the weather. I chose to look at winter as something to be enjoyed, not something to be endured, like the Norwegians do! We wanted to share a few of our favorite things that help us make winter really enjoyable. We have found that choosing the right essentials for winter life was key. You just need to surround yourself with
Increasing the overall illumination makes up for those lost daylight hours and bare feeling when the Christmas decorations come down. Brightening up dark corners and nooks is a sure way to chase gloom away.
On our mantle, we left out our white snowy trees and then just added a few Valentine's items here and there. We use white lights to add a touch of whimsy to our home and warm the heart as we push through the dark days of winter. We then added a couple icy berry garlan
Happy Holidays! Only a few days until Christmas so today we are sharing our Christmas Gift Guide for gift giving ideas! Whether you are looking for stocking stuffers, or a special gifts for family, Secret Santa, clients, friends, teachers, employees, etc. get the list crossed off and wrapped up with unique, quality items from Petals & Potpourri. For the Collector Handmade, unique, sentimental- Sid Dickens Memory Blocks are the perfect gift! Memory Blocks have been hand-crafte
This is a time of year and a season that we enjoy and look forward to all year. We cherish Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. For us, it's more about the whole season together and what it represents--thankfulness, gratitude, and love!
Making the shop feel magical during this special time of year brings us so much joy. We listen to Christmas carols, drink loads of coffee, and set the mood by filling the shop with our favorite Christmas fragrances. After about 1,000 t
Take a break from the heat, it's time for some Christmas magic! The weather here in Missouri went from one extreme to another and what better way to cool off than a Christmas in July experience?! Mark your calendars for our Annual Christmas in July Open House July 26-28. As always, we'll have good cheer, delicious treats, and $5 off a purchase of $25 or more. We decorate the entire store for Christmas, but keep in mind we still have our summer collections and scents avail
Happy New Year from our house to yours! We hope you had a joyful and pleasant holiday season. We can not thank you enough for letting us be part of your lives in 2017 and we look forward to working with you in 2018! We had a blast assisting our customers decorate for the holidays and also met so many really cool people! So here's to another great year!
It took a while, but we finally found our dream home in a country setting just north of Blue Springs. We moved in the