Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Best Mother's Day Flowers and Gifts

Moms everywhere, young and old, deserve some special recognition each year. These are the ladies who are there for you through thick and thin, who boost your spirits, teach you right from wrong, worry for your health, laugh at all your jokes.

We adore our Moms and as Mother's Day rolls around, at Bloomex we have designed some amazing deals and specials to treat your mother right this year.

Here's a quick overview of some of the best Mother's Day flowers and gifts this year! Many more at the Bloomex website, so be sure to check them all.

Pink Roses Collection

What Mom wouldn't adore fresh and beautiful long stemmed pink roses? We've searched for the best deals on pink roses, and combined them with many added touches and gifts such as gourmet chocolates, cuddly teddy bears, and gift cards -- then put them together at half our usual prices! You can't go wrong with these. Check them all and choose the package and price that suit you best.

Mother's Day Gift Baskets

Ultimate Spa Basket
Treat Mom to a wonderful gift basket this year! Choose from a variety of professionally packaged Gift Hampers featuring treats, snacks, truffles, cookies, nuts, and more. Tea, Fruit, or Wine Baskets, we have all kinds of ways to treat Mom this year, for some of the lowest prices in town. 

She might also enjoy being pampered with a wonderful Spa Basket. And if she has a sweet tooth, don't miss our delectable Lindt and Godiva Gift Baskets (now HALF PRICE).
Mother's Day Designer Collection

Specially priced Mother's Day Designer Collection bouquets allow our professional, on-staff Floral Designers to work their magic and flaunt their creativity. Beautiful bouquets feature fresh cut flowers selected and creatively arranged by our Designers, in colours and themes to please any Mom.

(Please note these are daily creations based on the florist and the stock of the day, so they may not match the photo, but they will be beautiful, unique, and the best bang for the buck!) 







 Orchid Specials
When Roses or a Mixed Bouquet won't quite do, or if the Mom in your life loves the exotic and the unique, go a cut above with these exquisite Orchid Specials! These breath-taking beauties won't last - so order now! We've also combined beautiful fresh orchids with various added gifts for extra special savings.

There are many more gifts and flowers available so be sure to check out all the options!

Whatever you choose, we wish you and your Mom a very happy Mother's Day.


Monday, May 01, 2017

Bloomex Sponsors Fed Cup Tennis

Bloomex was delighted to once again help sponsor professional tennis though Tennis Canada, this time at the Fed Cup in Montreal.The Fed Cup is a World Tennis event held annually between competing countries, featuring some of the best women players in the world. 

The weekend of April 22 saw team Canada meet team Kazakhstan at the beautiful Uniprix Stadium in Montreal. Team Canada was represented by Fran├žoise Abanda (Montreal, QC), Bianca Andreescu (Mississauga, ON), Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON), and Katherine Sebov (Toronto, ON).

Bloomex prepares the courtside flower baskets for Fed Cup
Bloomex was a sponsor of the event, providing all the flowers for the Official Dinner, the ladies' locker rooms at the stadium, and the beautiful flowers that bordered the President's Box alongside the court. 
 


The official dinner took place at the beautiful Marriott Chateau Champlain in downtown Montreal, with Bloomex centrepieces on every table. 



At the event, Canada got off to a strong start, with Francoise Abanda coming out victorious over Yulia Putintseva, before Bianca Andreescu beat out Yaroslava Shvedova 7-6(1), 6-4.

Fran├žoise Abanda   Photo : Tennis Canada
Kazakhstan's Galina Voskoboeva and Kamila Kerimbayeva beat Gabriela Dabrowski and Katherine Sebov 6-7(6), 7-6(6), 10-5 in a doubles match to end the day.

Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan Photo: Arturo Velazquez

At the end of some excellent tennis, Canada emerged on top, winning 3-2 and securing a spot in the 2018 Fed Cup World Group II for the first time since 2016. This is an impressive result for the fledgling Canadian team, as its members average age is only in the teens. Bloomex wishes to congratulate all players and both teams on an impressive weekend of tennis! 




Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Best Easter Flower Ideas

Easter is upon us and Spring has sprung! 

If you are looking for some fresh ways to decorate your Easter table, or perhaps to send best wishes to friends and family, Bloomex has you covered. We've gathered some simple ways to use fresh flower bouquets for added impact. to your home this season. 

Best flower choices for Easter would include blooms such as tulips, lilies, daisies, or roses in lovely pastel shades like lavender, pink or yellow. Bloomex has some gorgeous choices for amazingly low prices. Click to see more Easter Flowers and gifts from just $19.99, to use for your own decorating or to send across Canada. 

Then use one of these fresh spring ideas to present your beautiful flowers, and enjoy the "wow" factor that results! 

Tulips for Place Settings 




Add a fresh tulip, gerbera daisy or other spring flower to the napkins at each of your place settings. Your guests are sure to appreciate this extra special touch. 














Spring Containers 




Explore your options and consider using a chic metal pail, a watering can, water pitcher, wicker baskets, or even rubber boots to transform a lovely bouquet into something extra special for spring. 



Easter Accents 





Dyed eggs, carrots and candy are perfect choices to add extra "wow" to clear vases! Colourful jelly beans, cute candy rabbits, and small eggs (real or plastic) are all perfect choices and easily available. 





Get creative with your own wonderful Easter ideas! 

If you have photos of your own Easter flower creations, we would love to see them! 

Feel free to share at reviews@bloomex.ca

Happy Easter! 









Monday, February 27, 2017

Bloomex Helps Sponsor Davis Cup Tennis in Ottawa

It was a very exciting weekend for tennis fans in Ottawa recently! The prestigious Davis Cup by PNB Paribas event was hosted at TD Place as one of the premiere 2017 events in our capital city. 

Tennis Canada and the International Tennis Federation oversaw the hosting. The Davis Cup is the top international tennis event for men, held between countries in a knock-out format and dating back to 1900. By 2016, over 135 different nations sent teams to compete for the Cup in various host cities around the globe. 


Bloomex was delighted to be one of the national sponsors of the Ottawa event which saw Canada take on Great Britain. 

The busy week began with Bloomex sending beautiful bouquets to the hotel to welcome all the incoming players, as well as some arrangements in each nation's colours, to decorate locker rooms and ITF offices at TD Place. (One of the Great Britain players later remarked that he very much enjoyed them!) 








Bloomex baskets being made in the workroom for the Davis Cup Official Dinner
Wednesday, the Official Dinner was held at the National War Museum and Bloomex was delighted to supply beautiful dinner cerntrepieces for the tables, and arrangements for the stage. A wonderful evening was enjoyed by players, politicians and special guests. 


The Official Draw took place on Thursday at Parliament Hill, in which the various matches were arranged. Bloomex provided the centrepieces to accent the main table for during the draw and the press conference. 




Friday saw the very exciting matches get underway. The crowd was at capacity and the entire weekend was an enthusiastic chorus of cheering, national flags and colours, in addition to some superb competition. In its role as national sponsor, Bloomex provided the lovely flowers and centrepieces for the VIP area as well as along the court and President's Box. 



Denis Shapovalov faced off against Britain’s Dan Evans for the opening singles match on Friday afternoon. 
The second singles match Friday saw Vasek Pospisil, take on Britain’s No. 2, Kyle Edmund. Canada's Daniel Nestor played Britain’s Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot in Saturday doubles, while on Sunday, Pospisil-Evans and Shapovalov-Edmund were matched in further singles competition.

Canada had a superb showing, finally succumbing to Great Britain in a rather heartbreaking default. Click to read more.




The crowd attendance in Ottawa was outstanding! An amazing 21,482 people joined in the action over the course of the weekend, setting the record for the largest Davis Cup attendance number ever recorded in Canada! .

Bloomex was proud to be a national sponsor of this exciting and prestigious event! 


Visit us at the Bloomex website to learn more about Bloomex and to order your own beautiful flowers.  


Friday, February 10, 2017

Best Valentine's Day Flowers and Gifts


"V-Day" is right around the corner! It is of course a day when everyone wants to be a Valentine's Day "Cupid,"and avoid a Valentine's Day "massacre". The pressure is on to find the right flowers and gifts to woo your special someone, while not going broke to do it. 

No worries! Bloomex has an amazing array of Valentine's Specials, including gorgeous flowers, chocolates, gift baskets, teddy bears, and other gourmet treats at some of the best prices in the land. And even better? Everything is available for delivery across Canada so you can send your love across the miles. 

Check out a few of our best-value picks here! 

Happy Valentine's Day! 


Let our talented florists create a superb Valentine's bouquet for you and your loved one and save BIG! We have paired these beautiful themed bouquets with other popular gift choices to make for some winning combos at amazing prices. 





The delicacy and vivid beauty of spray roses makes them a perfect choice for your Valentine. Bloomex has put together some wonderful specials for you this year. Stick with just roses, or add on other gifts for extra wow factor. 



Sweets for the sweet! If they prefer gourmet treats, Bloomex has a yummy assortment of gift baskets to please all tastes. Be sure to check out all the choices in a wide price range and you are sure to find the perfect gift. If they love chocolate, a Godiva or Lindt Basket is sure to delight! 





If your lady loves gifts that are vivid and unique, she will adore these "hot lady" roses! These come in a gorgeous shade of deep pink that will dazzle her. Paired with other gifts these make for wonderful combo specials as well. 






The rose is the iconic and timeless symbol of love and romance! Bloomex offers gorgeous, fresh, long stemmed roses to express your undying devotion this year. There are so many choices and we even have roses starting at just $19.99 -- so be sure to check them all!


Flower lovers always appreciate the timeless beauty of a mixed bouquet, as it lets them enjoy the stunning freshness of a variety of blooms. Our talented florists can make a stunning mixed bouquet that is sure to win any heart.. at prices that will be right on budget! 





Monday, January 30, 2017

Bloomex Sponsors Skate Canada Nationals

It was an exciting weekend in Ottawa last week with the hosting of the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships at TD Place. 

This always-superb skating event took place January 16 - 22 and was enjoyed at the venue and through TV coverage on both TSN and CTV in addition to live stream. Canada's top skaters converged on the nation's capital to compete for gold, treating us all to amazing skating routines in the process. 

Kaetlyn Osmond and ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir broke Canadian records in their short programs on Friday night. 
Osmond landed three triple jumps, including two in her opening combo, and earned a Canadian record 81.01 points in the women's event. Moir and Virtue set a Canadian record in ice dance short program Friday night as well and were crowned senior champions on Saturday. 

Pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford took the gold for pairs for a record sixth national title win, with another dazzling routine.  



Cdn Champ Patrick Chan with Bloomex Bouquet
Patrick Chan once again took gold for the men, earning his ninth national title, while in women's Osmond triumphed. Gabby Daleman took silver and last year's champion Alaine Chatrand earned bronze. 
Bloomex flowers grace the VIP reception



As official florist to Skate Canada, Bloomex was again on hand to help sponsor Nationals by providing all flowers, teddy bears, gift baskets and medalist bouquets for the event. 

One of the baskets being created at Bloomex Ottawa

A red and white theme for all the beautiful flowers paid homage to the Skate Canada colours. Flowers helped accent the venue as well as the dressing rooms and VIP lounge. Gift baskets for VIIPs and the hard working volunteers were also well received. Our Bloomex Ottawa team did an outstanding job! 




Beautiful Bloomex flowers in the VIP lounge


On Thursday, several hundred local school children were treated to some amazing skating...as well as to the fun Bloomex Teddy Bear Toss! 


Friday night saw another fun Bloomex event at TD Place with "Pass the Bouquet by Bloomex" in which people in the stands passed a large bouquet until the music stopped and the prize was won. 

Congratulations to all our amazing Canadian skaters for their effort and polished performance at the 2017 Nationals! Bloomex was delighted to be part of it and to lend its continued support to Skate Canada. Enjoy these warm memories of another successful skating event! 








Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Win FREE MOVIE TICKETS to see "GOLD!"



Movie lovers, rejoice! Not only can Bloomex help you chase away the January blah's with fresh flowers, you can enjoy another free night out at the movies with your special someone. 


Bloomex is offering more FREE MOVIE TICKETS to see the advance screening of GOLD, starring Matthew McConaughey and Bryce Dallas Howard. 









GOLD is the epic tale of one man’s pursuit of the American dream, to discover gold. Starring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey as Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, he teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard, but keeping it would be even harder, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street. The film is inspired by a true story.



If you love action, adventure, romance, drama...this film has it all! This is your chance to see it first, and see it free! Advance screenings take place on January 25, with GOLD opening in theatres across Canada on January 27. 

Five free movie passes are available for the advance screening in each select city. See the list below for participating theatres and showtimes. Each movie pass admits two. 

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ENTER TO WIN 

Watch for the ticket offerings on the Bloomex Twitter or Bloomex Facebook accounts, and Like, Share & Reply with your city of choice


You can also email us at contest@bloomex.ca -- be sure to include your city of choice. 


All entrants will be entered in the draw for the tickets. Winners will be randomly drawn by a panel of Bloomex employees at close of contest. 


Winners will be contacted and emailed their FREE E-PASS to see the movie. 


Good luck and have fun! 

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January 25th, 2017: Toronto - Cineplex Odeon Varsity Cinemas @ 7pm

January 25th, 2017: Vancouver - Scotiabank Theatre @ 7pm


January 25th, 2017: Edmonton - Scotiabank Theatre @ 7pm


January 25th, 2017: Calgary - Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas @ 7pm


January 25th, 2017: Winnipeg - Scotiabank Theatre @ 7pm


January 25th, 2017: Halifax - Cineplex Cinemas Dartmouth Crossing @ 7pm


January 25th, 2017: Victoria - SilverCity Victoria Cinemas @ 7pm


January 25th, 2017: Ottawa - Cineplex Cinemas Ottawa @ 7:30pm