The Seelbach Bridal Show

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Few notes from our Customers

We thought to share some wonderful notes from our happy customers from recent Valentine’s Day.

A Facebook post from Jill:
I have received many bouquets of flowers but must say that the one I received from Nanz and Kraft this year has been one of my favorites!! My picture is 3 days after receiving them on Valentine’s day and they look as beautiful as the very first day!! LOVE my simple but BEAUTIFUL flowers!!!! ❤

Here is a note from a Jenn:
“My Dad, Jack, was in your store yesterday, February 13, 2013. He was driving from Frankfort to Corydon, Indiana and wanted to get some flowers to give to me after the dress rehearsal of the play I am directing at Hayswood Theatre in Corydon. He said the place was very busy and he wasn’t sure where to start. There was an older gentleman who was helping a couple and once he finished, my Dad stepped up to ask if he would offer some suggestion as what to get. Turns out the gentleman he asked was Mr. Kraft. Mr. Kraft didn’t just offer a suggestion of what to buy. He took my Dad around on the tour of the building, and hand picked every stem that went into my bouquet.

The flowers my Dad gave me are special in many ways. You see, my Dad lives in Delaware and I usually only see him once a year at our family reunion. That he happened to be in the area for business on the night of the dress rehearsal was so wonderful. The flowers he brought me were beautiful. The story behind how he got the flowers made the entire evening that much more magical.

Thank you, Mr. Kraft, for taking the time to pick out an absolutely wonderful bouquet of flowers. I’ve always heard really good things about your company, now I have first hand experience.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart.


Facebook post from Jamie:
I love the flowers my fiancee was able to send me from overseas since he is deployed and i can’t spend the day with him. Everyone please like our photo 🙂

Another note from Halie:

“Thank you soooooo much. You made my valentines day better than I could have imagined. My boyfriend is in the marines and sent me flowers but no one was home and he was really upset I didn’t get anything from him on valentines. Since he isn’t stationed here he wasn’t able to get me them himself. Thinking all else failed he told me what happened and that he was sorry I wouldn’t be getting anything, but little to my surprise and his while on Skype I got a knock on my door and there they were! Then today I got the most beautiful set of flowers again with a note from the company to enjoy my fresh set I received today! They are beautiful and my favorite kind!!!! Thank you Nanz and Kraft family!”

Post from Casey:
I love receiving flowers from my hubby! Happy Valentine’s Day to me!

Thank you all for sharing your notes and if you would like to see more notes from our happy customers you may see them on our facebook page under Nanz & Kraft Florist!

Valentine a Buddy-Gram!

2013 Buddy-Grams officially SOLD OUT. Thank you, fans, for supporting the Louisville Bats!

strong>Surprise your sweetheart with the perfect combination of sports and sweets!

Below are pictures of the most Buddy Recepients 🙂




Also, you may read the promotional write up in the newspaper:

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Buddy Bat, the Louisville Bats lovable mascot, is ready to help fans have the best Valentine’s Day ever, by offering Valentine’s Day Buddy-Grams.

Buddy Bat is offering a special package to help fans show their affection for someone special this Valentine’s Day. The package includes a dozen roses provided by Nanz and Kraft Florists, a Bats logo hat (option of pink or khaki while supplies last) and two Field Reserved tickets to any 2013 Louisville Bats home game (excluding Thunder & July 3) – the perfect gift for any Bats fan! Buddy Bat will deliver the packages on Feb. 13 or Feb. 14. The cost per package is $100.

Delivery is free to those within a 30 mile radius of Louisville Slugger Field. Additional costs apply to areas outside of this delivery zone, and are considered on a case-by-case basis. All orders will be delivered between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the selected date. Valentine’s Day Buddy-Grams are limited in number, and are available to fans on a first-come first-serve basis.

Packages can be ordered by calling the Bats Front Office at (502) 212-2287.

The Bats open the 2013 season on Thursday, April 4 against the Toledo Mud Hens at Louisville Slugger Field. All full and partial season tickets are available now by calling (502) 212-2287. For up-to-date news and notes throughout the offseason, visit, follow the club on Twitter (@louisvillebats) or like the team on Facebook.

Valentine’s Day is Around the Corner!

Check out our features for this year’s upcoming Valentine’s Day!
You may purchase all of the arrangements on our website and find even more fun stuff for your Valenite.

12 Premium Valentine Roses
One dozen of the finest Ecuadorian Roses carefully hand selected and arranged in all their natural beauty in a glass vase accented with flowers such as Baby’s Breath, Waxflower, or Monte Casino.

Love Squared
Red Roses in a cute, compact cube accented with Bear grass in a heart shape and a pretty accent flower.

Polka Dots & Posies
Pretty pink Spray Roses and delightful white Daisies are arranged in a clear glass cube vase. A pink polka dot ribbon is the perfect finishing touch to this sweet and cheerful bouquet.

Red Hot
This unique bouquet including Roses, Tulips, Carnations, and Hypericum designed in a red cube vase is red hot and romantic.

Be Mine Bouquet
Send a message of love to your sweetest with our sweet ” Be Mine ” bouquet. A long lasting bouquet that sends your very special message.

XO – Romantic Rose Petals
(Hand Picked)
Imagine your sweetheart opening the door… following a trail of rose petals… a candlelit room, champagne… your bed covered in petals. You get the picture! Romance…a night of passion! A lasting impression… One to remember for years to come! A symbol of Love…a graceful, elegant addition to any special occasion!

Jeanne Benedict’s Flower Facts on Entertaining

By Jeanne Benedict, Jeanne Benedict, host of DIY Network’s Weekend Entertaining, is a party expert, chef and author of four books including The Sophisticated Cookie and Celebrations

What I believe: Gorgeous flowers are the ultimate compliment to your guests, letting them know you care enough about your time spent together to surround them in beauty and scintillate their senses.

Never has entertaining at home been more en vogue. We cherish celebratory times together – beyond just traditional holidays – we are inventing our own individual reasons to celebrate and are finding that spur-of-the-moment celebrations with family and friends create the memories we remember forever.

The sensorial qualities of flowers make them a natural to enhance celebrations no matter how intimate the gathering. Better yet, they are an easy, uncomplicated way to make a statement or simply decorate! A Rutgers University study says it best: Flowers create instant happiness, exactly the mood you want for a party. Whether you’re presenting flowers at your own event or bringing them as a hostess gift, here are inspirations for some of the most popular celebrations you’ll likely be part of this year.

Flowers are a great hostess gift
Who hasn’t – at one time or another – thrown a party and wished they’d picked up flowers but didn’t have the time or budget to get them?

That’s why flowers are one of my top choices for hostess gifts. Whether I bring a big bouquet or a flowering plant in a fun container, I always look forward to the “instantly happy” look on the party host’s face when I ring a doorbell with flowers. Plus, they last for days after, letting the hostess remember me long after her last guest has left.

Make it easy on yourself – call your florist. All you’ll have to do is swing by on your way to the party. Or, better yet, have the florist deliver the flowers straight to your friend’s house, so the flowers are there for the start of the party. You’ll get such a warm welcome!

Holiday Parties with Flowers

“Tradition with a twist” is how I describe flower trends for holiday tables because our holiday tables, like our traditions, come in all shapes and sizes. Uncommon floral combinations create uncommonly stunning effects. My advice: explore the different flower varieties available in holiday color palettes and look for unexpected ways to decorate with flowers. For example, tie ribbons adorned with fresh flowers around candles, or place individual stems in a goblet or tie them to place cards to create a colorful effect.

Match Flowers to Personalities of Guests

When having guests for dinner find blooms that match your guests’ personalities (your florist can help you with this) and lay each bloom at their place setting. During dinner, explain why you think that flower fits them.

Spur-of-the Moment Get-Togethers with Flowers
Impromptu party at your place? No problem. Stress-free party planning includes a call to your florist. All you’ll need to do is swing by on your way home for some ready-made arrangements just for you, and don’t forget to ask for a few extra flowers to set around the party space. Place the main floral designs in prominent places. With the extras, snip off the blossoms and float them in martini glasses or decorative bowls, and place a small vase with a couple of buds in your powder room.

New Home Warming Parties with Flowers
Moving to a new place or neighborhood is an exciting time when you want to be surrounded by the familiar faces of family and friends. Whether you’re showcasing a renovation, opening your doors for the first time or meeting new neighbors, flowers truly make homes and hearts feel warm.

Chances are you have a stack of decorating magazines from your new home project, so pull a few pictures of décor style and colors. Take the pictures to your local florist, who can show you what’s fresh and in season to create the look you want to match your style. Finding a florist in a new neighborhood is a relationship that will grow over time.

For an even more personal touch, use mementos from your move or renovation – an old mailbox or an empty paint can from the paint store -as a container.

Theme Parties with Flowers
From bridal showers to luaus, great theme parties start with a single creative idea that’s carried out across all elements from food to décor. Flowers should be no exception! Theme party flowers can be over-the-top fun and innovative.
• For instance, decorate rooms with different florals for a Bon Voyage party. Bamboo and orchids conjure up an Asian feeling. Tropical flowers like Bird of Paradise and heliconia exude South Pacific.
•Aside from centerpieces, find fresh ways to use flowers to spark conversation during the party and beyond!
•For a bridal shower or engagement party, take a cue from the bride and groom’s favorite colors to inspire boutonniere name tags for each guest.
•For an Oscar party, run a red carpet of rose petals down your buffet table. Give guests a flower with a nominee’s name tied to it on a statue-shaped tag. If their nominee wins the award, they win a fun floral arrangement.
• A creative arrangement makes a nice prize for a games night get together. What else is more unexpected but more desirable?

Home Party Trends

Cozy home parties are still the top choice for those celebrating birthdays and special occasions. While a host may make some of the food or create place cards for the party, she or he should definitely go to the pros for table décor and design advice. Of course, florists are flower experts, and their extensive experience with events large and small makes them an excellent resource when you’re planning the look and feel of your party.

Flowers and Pattern Play on the Tabletop

Unexpected pairings of patterned fabrics play a big role on party tables. And, flowers are key in tying the patterns together. For example, red-and-white-checked fabric could be the table runner on a crimson damask tablecloth and an arrangement of white roses would give the table a comfy elegant look, whereas red gerberas would take the décor in a country-chic direction. Watch your florist’s eyes light up when you bring in your proposed party cloths of leather and lace or 1980s stripes and large floral fabrics for the buffet table. Give your florist a few inspirational objects to play with and chances are he or she can help you bring it all together into a great party design!

Stock the Bar, Stock the Flowers!
Stocking the bar for a party is on most hosts’ checklist, and stock flowers or “filler flowers” are topping event lists as well. Filler flowers and greens are becoming a popular choice for centerpieces, bridesmaids’ bouquets, and decorative accents around the party space. Yes, I’m talking baby’s breath and leather fern! When these floral staples and similar botanicals are expertly arranged, they can make a stunning statement especially for those on a tight budget. If you can spend a bit more, punctuate the party with a few gorgeous flower arrangements and let the filler flower displays round out the overall design.

Gift-Giving Flower Trends

Party hosts, guests of honor, and “special some ones” love the gift of flowers delivered to their door. And when the flowers come with a little something extra, the gesture is that much sweeter. Check with your local florist about gifts with flowers that can be delivered such as a bottle of wine and red roses in a handsome wooden box, or a piece of jewelry accenting a vase with flowers. You may have something creative in mind like a cookbook and gerberas for your BFF on National Friendship Day.

Visit Nanz & Kraft Florist and share ideas as to how you can personalize your gift of flowers and add an extra sentiment for your friends and loved ones.

Check out our fun Christmas feautures!

For Your Dinner Table

Holiday Envy Bouquet
Beautiful red Roses and snowy white Hydrangea are artfully arranged in a German pottery vase in varied hues of green. Cinnamon sticks and red berries add festive accents to this unique holiday design.

Thomas Kinkade’s Winter Wonder

The Teleflora Winter Wonder Bouquet has the newest Collectable Thomas Kincade scene with a snow covered house, large snowman, trees, and children at play. The scene is nestled in a bed of winter greens, roses, berries, baby’s breath, and pine cones.

Christmas Traditions
This lovely holiday design includes red Carnations, Mini-Carnations, gold ornaments, and pine cones. Three red taper candles and ribbon accent mixed holiday greenery. Perfect for your dining room table or a fresh floral gift!
As shown and premium include Roses.
Approximately 25″w x 15″h

For The Plant Lover

Amaryllis means “dramatic” and how appropriate because this plant brings the drama! Amaryllis is an example of a bulb plants that if given after Thanksgiving or in early December, will bloom just in time for Christmas.

Hanging Poinsettia
Poinsettias are one of the longest-lasting blooming plants available to consumers. Poinsettias are native to Mexico, where they grow wild. The enchanting legend of the poinsettia dates back several centuries, to a Christmas Eve in Mexico when a little girl named Pepita had no gift to present to the Christ child. Her cousin Pedro urged her to give a humble gift. So, on her way to church she gathered some weeds she found along the road. As she approached the altar, a miracle happened: The weeds blossomed into brilliant flowers. Then they were called Flores de Noche Buena – Flowers of the Holy Night. Now they are called poinsettias.

Country Christmas Norfolk Pine
Delightful snowy owls perch among the branches of a potted Norfolk Pine in a country style basket. Birch branches, berries, and a holiday bow complete this charming and lasting gift.
Shown – approx. 28″ H with 2 owls
Deluxe – approx. 38″ H with 3 owls

For the Sweet Tooth

Bourbon Barrel Cake
The Kentucky Woods™ cake is the original, one and only Bourbon Barrel Cake™ and is a moist brown sugar cake with pure maple and chocolate cake, topped with walnuts, chocolate and caramel bourbon icing. Made with seven year aged Kentucky bourbon to give a very unique nutty and maple flavor. The unique baking process yields all the flavor of the bourbon without the alcohol!

Cake is stored frozen in our store and needs time for defrosting. Has a shelf life of 28 days unrefrigerated after defrost.

The cake weighs 50 oz and can feed 12-14 people!

Christmas dozen
Let them taste the whole family of Fairytale Brownies flavors in our most popular assortment.
This delightful dozen showcases every flavor and is wrapped with a Merry Christmas gift band.

Includes: Caramel, Chocolate Chip, Mint Chocolate, Original, Peanut Butter, Pecan,
Raspberry Swirl, Toffee Crunch, Walnut, White Chocolate, Espresso Nib and Cream Cheese.

Gourmet Chocolate Basket
A gift basket filled with an assortment of delectable gourmet chocolates and topped with a beautiful bow.

Check Out our Wedding Favors from our Website!

Cherry Blossom

As fragrant and delightful as a warm spring breeze. “Cherry Blossoms” Scented Soap celebrates the flower’s delicate beauty and the beautiful moment you’re sharing with family and friends. Send them home with as many memories as there are petals on a cherry tree in full bloom.
Features and facts:
– Round, light-beige soap embossed with cherry blossoms nestled in a bed of shredded, natural raffia
– Soap measures ½” h x 2″ in diameter

Damask Vellum Shades

Introducing a new standard in elegant table decor! Imagine the mesmerizing glow our exquisite black-and-white Damask Vellum Shades will create throughout your reception hall. Unforgettable doesn’t even begin to describe it!
Features and facts:
– Classic black-and-white damask pattern adorns a translucent, vellum shade
– Shade fits on standard wine glasses to create a softly glowing table lamp
– Assembled shade measures approximately 4 3/4″ h x 4 1/2″ in diameter
– Wine glasses and candles not included
– Easy assembly

Evening In Paris

Ooh, la la! Destination Paris! The enchanting City of Light is one of the most romantic places on earth—you might even call it the City of Love, and Kate Aspen’s “Evening in Paris” Eiffel Tower Place Card Holder is quickly becoming a renowned landmark in the wonderful world of favors. When your event has a distinctly French flavor, favor your guests with a thank-you gift that’s magnifique!
Features and facts:
– Finely detailed, silver-finish replica of the Eiffel Tower
– Small ledge on lower “deck” holds place card or photo
– Favor measures 3 ¾” h 1 ¼ ” w
– Place cards are included

Express Your Love

Let your love stand out with this elegant silver favor box with glossy finish. Simply folding the box after you’ve placed a delicious treat inside makes your “love” rise to the occasion. Prominently displayed on top of this unique favor box, the design is accented by an oversized white satin bow and the words “Live, Love, Laugh” across the bottom.
Features and facts:
– Silver, wedge-shaped box with white die-cut “Love” that pops up when folded is accented with a white satin ribbon bow and the words “Live, Love, Laugh”
– Measures 2 ½” x 2” x 4 ¾”
– Includes favor box and ribbon

Tea For Two

Two for tea and tea for two—what a perfect way to say “Thank you!” The warmth and coziness of Kate Aspen’s charming tea infuser is precisely the feeling you’ll bring to your guests when you choose this enchanting favor for your event. It’s imaginatively created, whimsical elegance, gorgeously gift-boxed and ready to share.
Features and facts:
– Stainless-steel, teapot-shaped tea infuser with chain-pull lid and scalloped tray
– Tea infuser with tray measures 1 ¼” h x 2 ¼” in diameter

Vintage Reserve Stainless-Steel Spreader

As a famous wine connoisseur once said “Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” In that spirit, Kate Aspen offers yet another tribute to the fruit of the vine and a favorite theme for weddings and parties with our “Vintage Reserve” Stainless-Steel Spreader with a distinctive wine-cork handle. Wine and cheese, anyone?
Features and facts:
– Pretty and practical stainless-steel spreader with wine cork handle
– Wine cork is accented with a wine-grapes motif and the words “Vintage Reserve”
– Spreader measures approximately 4 ” l x .75 ” in diameter
– Gift presentation includes box with a beige, wood-grain pattern, clear display cover, a bed of natural raffia, a rich purple ribbon and bow, and a tag with a wine-grape motif and the words “Bon Appetit!”

Holiday Open House

This Open House benefited the Louisville Ballet. Our evening feautered Woodford Reserve tastings with Master Distiller Chris Morris and hors d’oeuvres from Ladyfingers Catering.

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Christmas 2012

It is the time of the year again! We just had our first Open House this Sunday and it was a hit! If you did not come this past Sunday. no worries!We are having a fun Open House this Friday, November 9th 5pm to 9pm benefiting Louisville Ballet and featuring Woodford Reserve! If Friday evening does not work, Sunday, November 11th is our seccond Open House from 11 am to 4pm. So come on down and enjoy some cookies, hot cider and a sip of Woodford Reserve on Friday!
Enjoy a little preview of our decorated store below:

Holiday Open House

It is the time of the year again! Our annual Holiday Open House is coming up this Sunday, November 4th & 11 from 11 am to 4pm.

This year, for the first time we are also hosting a Friday, November 9th, 5pm to 9pm Open House to benefit the Louisville Ballet. Friday evening will feature:

– Woodford Reserve tastings with Master Distiller Chris Morris
– Hors d’oeuvres from Ladyfingers Catering
– Discounts to the Brown – Forman Nutcracker
– $5 suggested donation at the door

Sunday, November 4th & 11th we will be feauturing live jazz band and 15% off Christmas Giftware and free ornament to each child under 12! (While supplies last)