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Bouquet Bar flowers

I returned from back to back press trips recently to find the biggest package I’ve ever seen waiting for me.

Now, I believe that good things come in small packages but I also know that great things often come in gigantic packages.

Bouquet Bar

I was especially excited to rip open the box when I saw it was from Bouquet Bar, the new company from David Yusuf and Alex Amidi, the founders of Square Root Designs, the prestigious floral design firm whose arrangements you’ve probably admired in the lobbies of some of Southern California’s most iconic hotels, including the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire and the Ritz Carlton Dana Point.

But I admit I was also a little nervous because the package had been waiting for me for over a week, and I worried that the flowers would be dead.


Bouquet Bar box

Can you believe they looked this stunning? Trust me, I was shocked, too.

I was also relieved that the package included a little glass vial of plant food and instructions on how to care for the flowers. So, even though I have a black thumb, the roses still look like this yet another week later.

Boutique Bar roses

The flowers — which are beautiful and smell so good — would have been enough but this amazing package also came with two sleek little orange boxes which will soon be raising the sophistication level of my office desk.

Bouquet Bar boxes

One contained eight delicious and oh-so-pretty chocolates, and the other contained a lovely lavender scented candle. It was like someone had actually taken the time to pick out items just for me.

That’s what makes Bouquet Bar so special. Yusuf and Amidi believe that gift-giving is an art, and their curated boxes are definitely works of art in themselves. Just check out their Instagram page.

The Bouquet Bar website offers a variety of options for putting together personalized gift boxes. You can choose from a variety of goodies, including gourmet teas, gummies and nuts, and you can fill three different size boxes.

Bouquet Bar

I received the super-luxe Champagne box, and, yes, it did make me feel a little bubbly.

There’s no question that Bouquet Bar makes the perfect Valentine’s Day gift but I guarantee you it would make any occasion more special. During these stressful times, there’s something to be said for ordering a box for yourself in the name of self-care.

My suggestion would be to keep this page open as a helpful hint to that person who can’t figure out what to get you for Valentine’s Day. Chances are they won’t scroll all the way down here anyway once they’re sucked in by the photos of those gorgeous flowers. In fact, I’m going to go add another link up there right now so you’re good to go. Happy Valentine’s Day 🙂


  1. This would be an exciting box to have waiting on my doorstep! This would definitely be a wonderful gift for any occasion.

  2. Those are so beautiful and the chocolate? I think I’d eat them in one sitting. Love the packaging, too. What a great company this is! Leave it to you, Lois, to find out and let us know about it! Many thanks. Gotta tell the hubs about this. I think I “deserve” this kind of treat!

  3. I love sending flowers to my mom. I like how fresh these are.

  4. Helene Cohen Bludman says:

    Th flowers are beautiful. I can’t believe how lng they have stayed nice!

  5. Oh wow, normally I’m not one for boxed flowers delivered… But this just might change my mind. These were beautiful, and the extras were so cute! I will definitely leave hints for the hubster to check them out!

  6. Gift giving is indeed an art and I am not particularly good at practicing that art. So this is great for me to know about. THANKS!

  7. Wow! What a beautiful bouquet of flowers. I loved the packaging. I think I would be excited to receive that too. So nice!

  8. Oh, now THAT would be a great gift! I love the styling, too.

  9. OMG THIS is what I am ordering for friends and family from now on when I would otherwise have just sent flowers! LOVE THIS!! Thank you for telling us about it. The chocolates look DELICIOUS and I can not believe your flowers look so great after being abandoned for so long lol not to make you feel bad of course but geesh usually flowers are dead in a few days to a week having been in water and such.
    Oh and the candle – pure genius! What a nice bonus!

  10. I’m not leaving this open, I’m printing it out and leaving copies on our bed, in the kitchen, and in the car.

  11. I love everything about these flowers. What a presentation. I can’t believe Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. I hope these flowers come my way!!

  12. Impressive that the flowers look that great. Fabulous gift combination!

  13. Oo these flowers are so gorgeous. I love the color! I also would love those chocolates.

  14. What a cool idea and gorgeous gift!

  15. I envy those flowers. lol The packaging was perfect. And with a glass vial of plant food and instructions on how to take care of the flowers… It was so amazing!

  16. This is such a beautiful idea. I’m not much of a Valentine’s person, but I love this idea and the packaging.

  17. Well I would certainly love to receive those for heart day. What a lovely gift that all would make! Great concept!

  18. Those flowers look beautiful. I like the candles too. Nice touch

  19. Stephanie Jeannot says:

    Those are some really beautiful flowers. What a nice gesture. Beautiful!

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