unique and sculptural floral design by Gorgeous and Green

Flower designs flying out the boutique lately...

We've been really busy making beautiful locally grown flower arrangements (using organic when available)!  And if you didn't know, we offer local bicycle gift delivery via our friends at Pedal Express!

Did I mention we were awarded the Best of Berkeley 2013 Award?

Here are a few samples of what's been coming out of the boutique:

Gorgeous and Green's April Blooms arrangement featuring Spring flowers

The new "April Blooms" available for a limited time from the online store for local delivery

Multicolor Arrangements for an event at David Brower Center by Gorgeous and Green

Some beautiful and bright arrangements for an event at the David Brower Center in Berkeley

Calla and Tulip arrangement for delivery in Berkeley by Gorgeous and Green

A fun local calla and tulip bouquet for a local delivery

Pedal Express Bike courier delivering Gorgeous and Green arrangements to Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville

Pedal Express doing the local delivery thing!

The flower array at the Gorgeous and Green boutique

A sampling of some of our flowers at the boutique

In Local Green Beauty, bikes and health,


hand painted sign for Gorgeous and Green

G&G on College!

Hello! It's been a fun few months here at the new boutique, and as we settle into the new location, I have gotten back into blogging.  I'd like to just share a few pics from the new location of Gorgeous and Green at 2946 College Ave in Berkeley's Elmwood.  In case you haven't been there yet, we are smack dab in between Ici Ice Cream and Summer Kitchen, so come by for some unique local gifts/plant/flower bouquets and grab a snack at our neighbor's. Here's our locally hand-painted sign:


The Gorgeous and Green boutique sign, handpainted

And the shop from the front:

Gorgeous and Green outside on College Ave, Berkeley

And the boutique inside, notice the reclaimed chandeliers and the G's filled with airplants:

Inside the Gorgeous and Green boutique, Berkeley Elmwood

We hope to see you soon! Pilar and the G&G team 

Love cards for Valentines Day available at Gorgeous and Green

Give and Get G&G Love next week!

Heather Hearts by our local friends at Figone Farm

Heather hearts $25 or $30 each

It's the loving time of year, whether you have a valentine or not, you can always find something fun at Gorgeous and Green that makes you or someone else feel loved!

We will be showcasing a locally made and organic french macaron by local artisans Le Dix Sept.  They will be $15 for a box of 6.  If you are interested, please call and reserve a box today: 510 665 7974. Flavors include: Chocolate and Espelette (french chili) Tcho Milk Chocolate Ginger Apple + Ginger Compote Coconut and Coconut Cream Dark Tcho Chocolate They are also selling a Tcho Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Pecan Tart in a 6" size for $30.  But orders have to be in by end of day today.

Dark chocolate tarte by Le Dix Sept

Le Dix Sept Macaron boxes for Valentines Day

French Macarons by Le Dix Sept, for Valentines Day

Look at all the lovey and friendly cards we have in stock, all printed on recycled paper:

Valentines and Love Cards at Gorgeous and Green


We have a large selection of the lovely Local Tangleweeds jewelry that is so popular among the ladies:

Gorgeous and Green featuring Tangleweeds Jewelry locally made

Locally made jewelry by Tangleweeds, using recycled leather and materials when available.

And Smiling Cat, reworked vintage pieces made locally:

Vintage bracelets and other jewelry by Smiling Cat, Berkeley

La Chat Souriant vintage pieces reworked in bracelets (shown here) earrings and necklaces

And don't forget a locally grown flower bouquet!

Mixed bouquet by Gorgeous and Green for Valentines Day

A mixed bouquet of locally grown roses and other blooms is available online starting at $40.95 plus delivery (by bicycle to most places in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville).

In Green love, G&G

boutique finds for the holidays

New Winter items at the GG boutique

The items available at Gorgeous and Green are always changing.  We have some new arrivals in preparation for the gift giving season ahead of us.  And, as always, we try to find other sustainably minded artists and folks locally, when possible. I recently brought in some locally made soy candles from Cocibolca, and the purchase of each candle helps save the rainforest!  

Cocibolca Soy candles locally made

We are almost sold out of the wooden ties we got in from Wood Thumb, a small business by two brothers in San Francisco.  Time to reorder! For those in love with tillandsias or airplants, we have new airplant display art in the boutique by JFish designs made right here in Berkeley.  Some small and large clove hanging holders, small wall pockets in various colors and hanging twig vases/holders.

JFish porcelain airplant holders

JFish Porcelain airplant holders

For a special or not so special occasion, we have handmade bow awards from ghost academy. And local repurposed vintage jewelry from La Chat souriant. In preparation for 2012, we have a lovely calendar made by local Young America

Smiling Cat vintage remade jewelry

Creative artists featuring seasonal fruits and vegetables.

YAC seasonal calendar

Swing by the boutique and see what's new and looking cool. In Green, Beauty and Health, G&G

November 08, 2011 by Pilar Zuniga
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