Valentines Day is right around the corner. If your loved one goes crazy over red roses but you are tired of the same boring arrangement, there are so many creative and unique ways to present her with these flowers. Create a beautiful arrangement that is a combination of red roses and her favorite flower. You still get to give roses but you have shown her that you put in added thought that directly relates to your relationship. Or instead of buying roses for Valentine’s Day, look for less traditional flowers that allow you to show your honey how much you love her and how well you know her. Choosing something different that you know she will like takes more effort and thoughtfulness than simply buying a bunch of roses. Let the flowers you decide on reflect this and show her how much you appreciate her. To help you create some unique and one of a kind bouquets, these Chicago florists will be the best ones to call.
1935 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL
If you are a guy and know nothing about flowers and want to impress a woman, this place will never steer you wrong. Flowers from here will always make you look good. Asrai Garden has been located in the heart of the Wicker Park / Bucktown neighborhood since 1999. One of the most creative floral designers in Chicago.
1935 W. Division Street, Chicago, IL
This shop which has been open since 1998 is modeled after a European flower Market. Cattails’ stock consists of out of the ordinary items such as a very wide variety of roses. This place has some of the most unique and exquisite roses around. Fantastic for Valentine’s Day. By being a small and personal shop, owners Dina and Lisa are able to work directly with you and actually encourage you to select your own flowers with some encouragement from them.
1600 W. 35TH Street, Chicago, IL
This florist is a family run floral shop since 1924. Currently Maggie is the third generation family member and her artistic flower arrangements are sure to impress anyone. A true hidden gem.
Fleur De Lis Florist
715 N. Franklin Street, Chicago, IL
This storefront florist has two of the most creative women in Chicago creating their exquisite bouquets. Connie Rigas has 30 years’ experience in the fashion and design industry and Danielle Wisdom has a graphic arts background. All this creativity just explodes in this flower shop.
Flor Del Monte
1900 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
Flor del Monte, Inc. is owned and operated by the mother-daughter team of Rosalva and Zenia Ruiz. Artistic; creative, unique; professional; easy to work with; and most important of all – affordable.
Flowers For Dreams
1812 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60622
Flowers for Dreams started as a college project and accidentally became the alternative to overpriced flower delivery. This Chicago florist launched in 2012 with a unique selection of organic bouquets, fair and honest prices, and a model where each purchase would benefit a local charity. They sell locally crafted flowers online for just $35 and free delivery. Every single bouquet sold benefits a local charity.
1718 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614
Green is another family owned business run by Luke and his mother. This florist has one of the most beautiful shops in Chicago– it is like walking through a jungle. This place has some of the biggest rose blossoms and variety of roses. The arrangements are unique and never cookie-cutter, corporate looking.
5059 N. Clark Street and 2444 West Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL
Marguerite Gardens is an European-Style flower shop specializing in very unique bouquets. They feature fun and unusual flowers and plants– creating interesting textures and arrangements. In one word this place is just beautiful.
Oliver Dogwood Floral Company
212 N. Sangamon Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Tiffany is the owner and creator at Oliver Dogwood Floral Company and has been designing floral artwork with clients and vendors for over 16 years. The past 10 years she has been creating spectacular floral masterpieces at her West Loop studio. What she creates just simply takes your breath away.
Pistil And Vine
1924 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Instead of giving your loved one a dozen red roses, try Pistil & Vine to design a one of a kind bouquet. Megan at Pistil and Vine creates some of the most spectacular floral arrangements that will surely impress your love.