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Can’t Go Wrong with Flowers from Tipton & Hurst – as featured on AJ Wears Clothes blog

Tipton & Hurst was recently featured in the Valentine Gift Guide article on the popular fashion blog AJ Wears Clothes. When listing the best presents to give for Valentine’s Day, Tipton & Hurst was the only florist mentioned: “Flowers are always the ultimate Valentine, and now that Tipton Hurst has joined The Promenade, it’s easier […]


Evolve 2015 “Winter Nights”

We were honored to be the official florist of Evolve 2015 at the Little Rock Marriott Saturday, January 24th. The event was put on by the Centers for Youth and Families. This year’s theme, Winter nights, included centerpieces with ivory branches and gorgeous white hydrangeas accented with hanging candles. The Center for Youth and Families in […]


2015 Woman of the Year Gala

We were honored to be the official florist of the 2015 Woman of the Year Gala. Not only were we able to put together some beautiful centerpieces, but the fruit was donated after the event! The board of Women & Children First, the state’s largest shelter for survivors of domestic violence, held the gala Jan. 17 […]


National Rose Month!

Did you know that  June is national rose month? In fact, in 1986 President Ronald Reagan signed a resolution making the rose the national floral emblem. As a part of that resolution President Reagan said “Americans have always loved the flowers with which God decorates our land. More often than any other flower, we hold […]


Chris Norwood: AIFD Fellow

Chris Norwood, AIFD, CFD, Vice President at Tipton Hurst Florist was recently recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers’ (AIFD) National Board of Directors with the Award for Distinguished Service to AIFD.  The announcement was made on July 14th during the Institute’s 2012 Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with the 2012 National Symposium in […]


My Loving Louise

Tipton Hurst has long given back to charities in the Central Arkansas area.  Often the charities we choose are dear to us for personal reasons.  Tipton Hurst Vice President Chris Norwood, AIFD, created a beautiful arrangement to commemorate his mother, Louise, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease prior to her passing.  20% of the sale of […]


Modern Bouquet

The second in a series of three wedding-bouquet tutorials. Chris Norwood, AIFD and VP of Tipton Hurst, creates a “modern” bouquet that focuses on the concept of “color blocking.” Next in the series: a bit of a twist on the “traditional” bouquet.


Diary of a Bridal Bouquet

Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a beautiful bridal bouquet?  We recently followed one bouquet designed by Tipton Hurst’s Chris Norwood, AIFD, from the cooler to the photoshoot. “It’s great to give your florist guidelines and inspiration photos, but let the experts be the designers so that you get the freshest flowers arranged […]