04.02.20

Helen Olivia’s Online Floral Workshops

Well, this is not the article I was planning on writing for April. In early March, COVID-19 came barreling into our business and left a wake of destruction in its path. In the […]
03.06.20

Calling all Flower Lovers and Philanthropists!

If you’ve ever stopped by our studio on a Monday morning, you’ve no doubt been greeted by towering carts of arrangements coming back in from weekend weddings and events. It’s the part of […]
02.07.20

Say Happy Valentine’s Day with Helen Olivia

Valentine’s (and Galentine’s!) Day is just around the corner, and we’re counting down some of our favorite floral gifts to celebrate.   Killer Flowers No surprises here – the number one way to […]
01.07.20

Winter Wonderland Wedding

When asked what the most popular wedding months are most of us immediately think of May and June (peony season, am I right?!?) or autumn months right when the leaves turn. For me, […]
11.06.19

Thanksgiving Floral Trends

If you’re anything like me, you blinked, and October disappeared. Somehow the holidays are just around the corner, which means many of us are in full planning mode. If setting the perfect Thanksgiving […]
10.03.19

Fall Workshops at Helen Olivia

October is here, which means crisp fall weather (or maybe not!), endless pumpkin spice lattes, and lots of new Helen Olivia workshops coming up for the season! To get you in the fall […]
09.04.19

Your Complete Guide To Seamless Out Of State Flower Ordering

We’ve all needed to send flowers cross-country, whether it’s for a funeral service or to celebrate a loved one’s milestone birthday. For many of us, there’s a certain anxiety linked to using an […]
08.08.19

A Wedding Story: Tuscan-Inspired Summer Wedding

In our industry, it’s rare that we work on a wedding that is completely unique. To say we’ve done 500 iterations of the classic white or blush wedding wouldn’t be an exaggeration. And […]
07.05.19

Our New Forever Home: Helen Olivia Moves to Del Ray

Time for a little confession: despite notes in my day planner and an Outlook reminder, I completely missed the deadline for this article. When Madelyn Orfitelli reached out to me to check in […]
06.05.19

House Plant Help: Your Four Most Common Problems, Solved

2019 has been the year of the house plant. They’re all the rage, and everyone seems to be on the prowl for the perfect green accent for their home. Some of us have […]
05.10.19
Store front Spring Planters in Arlington, VA

Spill, Thrill, and Fill: Spring Planters, 101

Spring has sprung, the birds are chirping, and if you’re like me, it’s time to finally remove all of the dead plants from the planters on your front porch and spruce up for […]


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