699-happy-new-year

Thank you to everyone who placed an order this year with Fleurenasci, told a friend about us or simply like us on Facebook. We just can’t say thank you enough! We’ve enjoyed creating your keepsakes, and we’ve enjoyed getting to know people all over the United States. It has simply been an incredible year.

As 2016 comes to a close, we are hopeful that you will remember Fleurenasci for all your gift needs in 2017. Nothing makes us happier than providing a gift of a lifetime for family and friends!

Just as a new bloom spreads fragrance and freshness around… May the New Year add a new beauty and freshness into your life. Happy New Year!

Advertisements

Spring is Truly in Full Bloom at Fleurenasci

As beautiful spring flowers are popping, our business is in full bloom as well, and I am thrilled to announce the newest opportunity that has come to Fleurenasci.

Fleurenasci products will now be included as one of three options offered in Dignity Memorials Family Support Packages. After meeting with Eddie Lummus, Area General Manager Dignity Memorial and Tiffany Haynes, Funeral Director of Woodstock Funeral Home, Dignity Memorial, the decision was made to test the new partnership at two of the company’s locations, Woodstock Funeral Home in Woodstock, GA and Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw, GA.

To say we are excited about this would be an understatement. Woodstock Funeral Home and Winkenhofer Pine Ridge are both members of the Dignity Memorial® network of more than 2,000 funeral, cremation, and cemetery service providers in the United States and Canada. Families know that when they choose a Dignity Memorial provider, they not only receive the compassionate care they expect from a locally operated establishment, but also the value they deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.

We hope this is the beginning of a wonderful partnership and look forward to giving Dignity family members a gift they will treasure forever.

Life is a Journey

Life is a journey. There are valleys and there are peaks. There are days full of sunshine and some covered in rain, but thank goodness the sun always comes back. Pieces from Fleurenasci are also like a journey. They help tell a story, remember a loved one or even a special day. They are all unique and all represent different meaning to those lucky enough to own one.

What captures the essence of your life journey and how can we help you keep it with you each day. Is it the symbol of a red rose given to show love or passion to someone? Or is it one of our inspirational charms, encouraging others to believe or trust. There are so many stories Fleurenasci can tell through beads, necklaces, earrings, cuff links and so much more, all made from flowers. Let us help you keep life’s journey close to your heart by selecting from our incredible online catalog. The choices are endless, but the journey is yours.

April Partnership Spotlight

shepard-SHP (1)

Each month we feature a funeral home partner and this month I’d like to introduce you all to Shepard Roberson Funeral Home. The funeral home has locations in southeast Georgia and northeast Florida and have been in business for more than 70 years. The tradition began with Mr. Charlie Adkins and continued with Mr. Larry Shepard. The funeral home strives to provide the highest quality service to all of their locations.

Their staff is made up of dedicated professionals available to assist you in making funeral service arrangements. From casket choices to funeral flowers, the funeral directors at Shepard Funeral Home provide individualized funeral services designed to meet the needs of each family. Their honest service and commitment to excellence have served their customers well, and you can rest assured they will assist you in your time of need.

Recognizing the fact that families are looking for new ways to remember their loved ones, Shepard has made the decision to team up with us and offer their clients unique Fleurenasci pieces. They are wonderful to work with and we hope if you reside in their area, you will turn to them in your time of need.

Tulips are Blooming

12645064_10209119665175244_6102302365589974912_n (2)

If your yard is like mine, the tulips are blooming, the daffodils are open and yes … there is pollen everywhere! But blow off that yellow coating and check out the vibrant colors of the beautiful spring flowers. They are absolutely some of my favorite flowers, and they make gorgeous jewelry.

That’s right, there is no need to go buy flowers to make a timeless keepsake, many lovely colors are right outside your front door. The bright yellows, reds, and purples transform into incredible pieces of jewelry. All you have to do is clip the flowers from the yard and leave the rest to us. Any of these spring flowers would look so great on our new cuffs and would make a perfect Mother’s Day gift for Mom!

Yes, only six more weeks to Mother’s Day, but with a bit of work on your part, we can create her a piece from spring flower that she will treasure for a lifetime! To learn more simply contact us today at 404-644-8672 or visit http://www.fleurenasci.com.

March Partnership Spotlight

logo.5239c78e-3a8b-4be3-a744-4f091a04ed6c

This month I would like to introduce you to Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, GA. After meeting the home’s manager, Brendan Burkhead, at an Expo, I was so excited about his enthusiasm of Fleurenasci. He loved the concept so much, that he actually had an order placed before our partnership had become official! Wow, no wonder they have been in business as long as they have!

No stranger to the funeral home business, Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville was originally established in 1950, as Akins Funeral Home, owned by Pat Akins. In 1967, Raymond Nix bought in to the business, and it became known as Akins-Nix Funeral Home. The original funeral home was located on Highway 129 south and re-located to Kimsey Street in Blairsville. Due to the retiring of Mr. Akins and the failing health of Mr. Nix, they sold the funeral home and Union Memory Gardens Cemetery to Steve and Max Cochran in 1981. After purchasing the funeral home, a larger office was added, along with another layout room, a selection room, and other minor remodeling was done.

In 1993, a new building was built, the current funeral home, located on Highway 129 and corner of Hunt-Martin Street. Steve and Max felt this building could better accommodate the growing community, and they could serve family’s needs better in the new location.

 

The funeral home now has locations in Blue Ridge, Hiawassee, McCaysville, and Murphy, NC. The Cochran family takes great pride in the fact they have helped families from all over the area and from all walks of life. They are known for their industry leadership, their high integrity and their dedication to excellence. These are the exact same qualities I see with Cochran when working with them on a professional level. I am thrilled to have them on board as a partner and look forward to a long lasting working relationship.

Daffodil: The Flower of Spring

125-624x467

Wait, did we have a winter? I can’t believe the temperatures are rising and all around spring is in the air, especially when it comes to flowers. And what flower often reminds us of spring? The daffodil and that just happens to be the birth flower for March. I adore this spring flower and everything it represents for not only the month but also the season! The daffodil, which can also be called a Jonquil or Narcissus, is most commonly known for its yellow flower. I just love to drive down the road and see them popping up in front of homes, in fields and landscaped areas. To me they just say SPRING!

To many Christians the daffodil is also a symbol of Easter as it is believed that the flower first bloomed during the time of Christ’s Resurrection. The legend says it was in the Garden of Gethsemane during the actual time of The Last Supper which symbolized great sorrow and hope for much better things to follow.  I can see the bright yellow flowers throughout the garden.

According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the daffodil means unequaled love; the sun is always shining whenever your significant other is around. After I read this, I thought how fitting that a flower with that meaning would represent Easter.

The daffodil is a beautiful cut flower for your home and its bright vivid color makes a beautiful bead for your add-a-bead bracelet. I have even got a few photos of some of the pieces I have created from the daffodil. So after you enjoy the flower around your home, why not bring them to us to dry and create a piece of jewelry you can enjoy the entire year! For ideas on what to do with the flower, be sure to check out our website at www.fleurenasci.com