Girls Night Out recap and upcoming DFC events!

We had such an awesome time at our Girls Night Out event last night! Big, big, BIG thank you to everyone who came out and spent the evening with us.  We had a great time with you all and we can’t wait until our next “GNO” event (December 3rd! *Save the date!)

We have a few great upcoming events, and you’re invited!
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Our next event is on November 27th and 28th.  They are our Christmas decorating event and Shop Small Saturday!

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During our Christmas Decorating Event we will be kicking off the Christmas decorating season with great sales on Christmas decor items, FREE Christmas tree decorating demos, yummy treats and more!  On Saturday the 28th at 11:00am & 3:00pm get professional tips during our FREE demo on how to run ribbon through a Christmas Tree and how to decorate with beautiful berries and holly!


Shop small on small business Saturday!  Support your local small businesses!  We are a family owned business who appreciates each and every one of our customers, thank you for your patronage! We will be having special sales, FREE demos, coffee and dessert!
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Our next Girl’s Night Out event is December 3rd!  If you missed the last one, you won’t want to miss this one!   Bring your girlfriends to this adults only fun night out!  We have had phenomenal feedback from our last events so we are so excited to continue this great night event.
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3 day door busters and a Spring Fling event!

Good Evening!

You are all invited to our latest event!  We will be having a Spring Fling open house event on Thursday May 1, 2014.   Bring your friends and family and enjoy a day and evening (we will be having extended hours) full of great sales!

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On Thursday May 1, Friday May 2, and Saturday May 3rd there will be  DFC Door Busters!
Each day there will be a different item on sale.

 Wondering what the door busters will be?  Keep on reading………….


Thursday May 1, 2014 (the day of the open house) our DFC Door buster will be  the awesome new Garden in a bag!  The original price is $10.00 each DOOR BUSTER PRICE $5.00 Half Off!!


The garden in a bag would be a great shower favor, a sweet prize for baby shower games, a nice house warming gift, gift for friends and even gifts for teachers!  and hey, why not treat yourself with a nice garden in a bag?
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Each bag includes: seed, growing medium, coconut husks for drainage and directions.  They  are made in Idaho USA, organic, repurposed and earth friendly, just the way DFC likes it!

We care about the earth and have the future in mind.


For Friday we are really excited for this door buster.  Since bringing them into the
store they have been a real hit!

Friday May 2, 2014  the door buster will be our ParkHill Soy Wicker glass candles.
Original price $25.00 DOOR BUSTER PRICE $12.50 one day only!


These popular candles come in 3 aromas- Sweet tea, ParkHill and farmhouse!  Who doesn’t love a great candle?  They have  lovely wicker around the glass and the appearance of these candles are gorgeous!  A great gift for any occasion, leave them as they are or add a beautiful bow!
My personal favorite aroma is Sweet tea!


Saturday May 3, 2014 our Door Buster will be a double whammy!  Both our Metal black AND antique cream lanterns will be 50% OFF!


These lanterns are fabulous, they look great anywhere and everywhere!  They look awesome on a fireplace mantle, down a head table at a wedding, or even as centerpieces at a party!  They are made of metal so they can be used outside-great for hanging in a tree!


Be sure to bring your friends and family out with you Thursday May 1, 2014 for our Spring Fling Open House event here at DFC!  We will be open extended hours, until 7:00PM!  We will have drinks and sweets for everyone to enjoy and lot’s of great sales!

See you then!

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Designer Flower Center Social Media [INSTAGRAM]

This week’s post will be all about Instagram.  Designer Flower Center recently (within the last 5 months) set up an Instagram account and has had some pretty great success.  This blog post will cover a few terms used with instagram, what instagram is and how we think you can be successful using this great social media tool!

Instagram is an app that you use on your smart phone.  You can go to the instagram site on your computer but you cannot upload and post photos from there.  Instagram is kind of like facebook but the sole purpose of instagram is to post your photos and use those awesome filters they have to make you photos really pop!  Below is a screenshot of what instagram looks like on the computer.

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And here is a photo of a screenshot of what Instagram looks like on a smart phone.

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When uploading a photo onto Instagram they give you space to add a caption under your photo.  Think of something catchy to say under your photo and after wards think of as many “hashtags” you can think of!  A  Hashtag  is the “#” sign and then a word.  A Hashtag makes your photos more searchable on Instagram which means you will get more exposure and more “Likes”.

For Example, If I were going to post a photo of  a Christmas Display I would look at the display and think of as many words as I can to describe it.

#Christmas #Display #MerryChristmas #Merchandising #Red #Green #Santa #holiday

… and so on and so forth…

TIP: When writing up your hashtags, make sure you leave no spaces in-between words,

example Merry Christmas would be typed as #MerryChristmas (no space!)

Also, don’t forget to “Like” other peoples photo’s too!  Let others know you like what you see!

We would love to see your photos! snap a photo of your DFC product in use or your completed project, post it on instagram and use the hashtag #DFCFRESNO so we can see it!  Also, if you follow us, we will follow you back!  Isn’t social media awesome!?

You can “Follow” us on Instagram by searching DFCFRESNO

If you guys have any questions about Instagram either comment below or message us on facebook and we will do our best to help you out! 🙂

Thanks for reading! 😉  We will continue our Social Media segment next week!

Designer Flower Center Social Media [FACEBOOK]


We are starting a new segment that is all about Social Media!  This week we are touching base with all of you regarding our Facebook!  For those of you who don’t know, Designer Flower Center does in fact have a Facebook!  We post on there daily, and it’s some pretty exciting stuff!  Everything from current photos from around the store, new shipments, sales events, new displays, and much, much more!

Here is a direct link to our Facebook:

We encourage all of our customers to “Like” us on Facebook so you stay up to date with sales, events, coupons, and anything else we love to share with you all!  When you “Like” us on facebook it allows us to interact with you, and makes it so you can interact with us!  We can answer your questions, and share everything Designer Flower Center has to offer!

Below is a photo of what our home page currently looks like.  Under the photo-and to the right there is a “Like” button, just click that bad boy and you are instantly closer to Designer Flower Center!

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One of our main goals with having a facebook is not only to share with everyone photos and information, but also so we can interact with all our awesome customers!   So, we are starting something new!  We want you guys to send us in photos of projects you have completed using DFC product! Weather it is using some of our ribbon, or even home decor you bought that you put up, we would love to see!  AND we will post the photos on our facebook to show off your awesome work!

You can either message them to us on Facebook, OR if you post them you can “tag” us in the photo (but in order to tag us you have to “like” us on facebook first!).  When you tag someone in a photo is sends that person a notification saying that they have a photo that they have been tagged in, also letting them know to go look at the photo!

Below is a screenshot of a photo we posted a little while back.  To “Tag” someone you click the “Tag photo” button under the description.  From there click on the photo where you would like to tag the person and you also type in the name of the person you are wanting to tag.

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We look forward to getting photo submissions and can’t wait to share them with you all!

We are currently at 450 likes! WOW!  Help Designer Flower Center reach 500 “Likes” and we will share a special coupon for everyone who likes us on Facebook!  Keep a lookout for that, we hope to reach 500 soon! 🙂

If you have any questions about tagging photos, “liking” us or anything else with facebook, just message us via facebook and we will do your best to help you out! 🙂

Thanks for reading and Happy Monday!