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Holmes-Shusas

Worcester , MA
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1 Ararat St.
Worcester, MA US 01606 (map)

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508-853-2550

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Free
Do you provide free or for charge sample arrangements?
Free
Do you offer delivery, set up, and breakdown services?
Delivery, Setup

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We would definitely recommend Holmes-Shusas Florists....the flowers at our wedding were BEAUTIFUL! We approached Paul at Holmes-Shusas Florist relatively late in the wedding planning process and he was more than willing to help us out for our wedding, when many other florists had already refused us for already being too booked to assist. Paul wanted to make sure we weren't left flower-less for our wedding.

He met with us in person and spent a great deal of quality time with us getting to know our preferences as a couple, and spent extra time making sure that I (the bride) didn't feel pressured to make any decisions that I didn't understand. Every step of the way he encouraged me to be as unique with my floral decisions as I wanted to be and at no point did he judge me for stepping outside the norm of what "most" brides always do...in fact he encouraged me to be unique and to make my wedding my own.

On our wedding day, the flowers were delivered on time and in perfect condition. The boutonnieres held up great and were not too hard to pin onto the men. The bouquets had such vibrant colors...they were the center of many people's compliments at our wedding! Again, I can't thank them enough for bringing my vision of flowers to life at our wedding. Paul was a wonderful, calming, reassuring, very knowledgeable person to work with in the crazy process of planning a wedding!
We would definitely recommend Holmes-Shusas Florists....the flowers at our wedding were BEAUTIFUL! We approached Paul at Read more...
We would definitely recommend Holmes-Shusas Florists....the flowers at our wedding were BEAUTIFUL! We approached Paul at Holmes-Shusas Florist relatively late in the wedding planning process and he was more than willing to help us out for our wedding, when many other florists had already refused us for already being too booked to assist. Paul wanted to make sure we weren't left flower-less for our wedding.

He met with us in person and spent a great deal of quality time with us getting to know our preferences as a couple, and spent extra time making sure that I (the bride) didn't feel pressured to make any decisions that I didn't understand. Every step of the way he encouraged me to be as unique with my floral decisions as I wanted to be and at no point did he judge me for stepping outside the norm of what "most" brides always do...in fact he encouraged me to be unique and to make my wedding my own.

On our wedding day, the flowers were delivered on time and in perfect condition. The boutonnieres held up great and were not too hard to pin onto the men. The bouquets had such vibrant colors...they were the center of many people's compliments at our wedding! Again, I can't thank them enough for bringing my vision of flowers to life at our wedding. Paul was a wonderful, calming, reassuring, very knowledgeable person to work with in the crazy process of planning a wedding! Read less
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Rhiannon
Wedding:
10/20/2013
5.0/5.0
Paul started off our appointment by talking to us about music and our interests, instead of just forcing expensive flowers on us. I described what I wanted in a bouquet, and he was very excited to learn that I was going for odd wildflowers instead of roses and tulips. He put together an amazing set of flowers for us that really fit my vision perfectly. I didn't think I wanted flowers for my wedding at all, but I am so glad I gave this place a chance because it really helped make the setting complete.
Paul started off our appointment by talking to us about music and our interests, instead of just forcing expensive flowers Read more...
Paul started off our appointment by talking to us about music and our interests, instead of just forcing expensive flowers on us. I described what I wanted in a bouquet, and he was very excited to learn that I was going for odd wildflowers instead of roses and tulips. He put together an amazing set of flowers for us that really fit my vision perfectly. I didn't think I wanted flowers for my wedding at all, but I am so glad I gave this place a chance because it really helped make the setting complete. Read less
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Crystal
Wedding:
8/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Paul @ Holmes- Shusas was a pleasure to work with! He was extremely professional and friendly! We worked together to create EXTRAORDINARY centerpieces that definitely here a huge hit at our wedding! All of our guests said they were a complete “wow factor” My mom and I met with Paul several times to get our vision just right- Paul has patience and his work is outstanding! I would definitely recommend Holmes-Shushas to any bride who wants to have a great and memorable experience just like I did!! Thanks Paul!
-Crystal
Paul @ Holmes- Shusas was a pleasure to work with! He was extremely professional and friendly! We worked together to Read more...
Paul @ Holmes- Shusas was a pleasure to work with! He was extremely professional and friendly! We worked together to create EXTRAORDINARY centerpieces that definitely here a huge hit at our wedding! All of our guests said they were a complete “wow factor” My mom and I met with Paul several times to get our vision just right- Paul has patience and his work is outstanding! I would definitely recommend Holmes-Shushas to any bride who wants to have a great and memorable experience just like I did!! Thanks Paul!
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Janet
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
The owner was very helpful in understanding my vision and budget. I didn't really want to focus our budget on flowers and he understood this, but got what I needed to under a certain price. He also, knowing about budget concerns, was upfront and honest and didn't try to upsell or push some more expensive flowers and it also gave a little unique look to my and my maid of honors bouquets.
The owner was very helpful in understanding my vision and budget. I didn't really want to focus our budget on flowers and Read more...
The owner was very helpful in understanding my vision and budget. I didn't really want to focus our budget on flowers and he understood this, but got what I needed to under a certain price. He also, knowing about budget concerns, was upfront and honest and didn't try to upsell or push some more expensive flowers and it also gave a little unique look to my and my maid of honors bouquets. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/8/2012
5.0/5.0
We were very happy that we selected Holmes-Shusas as our florist. I changed my mind a few times throughout the process in terms of what I wanted and how much and they were very accommodating. They also did not try to oversell or upsell to more expensive flowers. They listened to what I was looking for and offered great suggestions. It also helped that they were reasonably priced.
We were very happy that we selected Holmes-Shusas as our florist. I changed my mind a few times throughout the process in Read more...
We were very happy that we selected Holmes-Shusas as our florist. I changed my mind a few times throughout the process in terms of what I wanted and how much and they were very accommodating. They also did not try to oversell or upsell to more expensive flowers. They listened to what I was looking for and offered great suggestions. It also helped that they were reasonably priced. Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
7/14/2012
4.8/5.0
My husband and I worked with Holmes-Shusas for our personal flowers, cake flowers and a few pew decorations for the church. We thought that Holmes-Shusas did a great job with all the bouquets, boutonnieres, flower clutches, and other décor items. We worked specifically with Paul, who guided us in the process, assisting to clarify various traditions, with complimentary contemporary touches. We knew exactly what flowers and colors we wanted to use prior to meeting with any florists, so it made that part of the planning process easy, but Paul took those notes and made them happen. He was also flexible as we changed our minds a few times about details, and added on a few items the week before the wedding. The flowers were fresh, and the colors were bright and beautiful!
My husband and I worked with Holmes-Shusas for our personal flowers, cake flowers and a few pew decorations for the Read more...
My husband and I worked with Holmes-Shusas for our personal flowers, cake flowers and a few pew decorations for the church. We thought that Holmes-Shusas did a great job with all the bouquets, boutonnieres, flower clutches, and other décor items. We worked specifically with Paul, who guided us in the process, assisting to clarify various traditions, with complimentary contemporary touches. We knew exactly what flowers and colors we wanted to use prior to meeting with any florists, so it made that part of the planning process easy, but Paul took those notes and made them happen. He was also flexible as we changed our minds a few times about details, and added on a few items the week before the wedding. The flowers were fresh, and the colors were bright and beautiful! Read less
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Corrie
Wedding:
6/16/2012
4.6/5.0
We had heard nothing but great things about this vendor! I have to say I was stunned by the beauty of the bouquets! The centerpieces were raved about everytime we saw someone! They all said that the flowers lasted a good week + after the reception!
We had heard nothing but great things about this vendor! I have to say I was stunned by the beauty of the bouquets! The Read more...
We had heard nothing but great things about this vendor! I have to say I was stunned by the beauty of the bouquets! The centerpieces were raved about everytime we saw someone! They all said that the flowers lasted a good week + after the reception! Read less
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BHammel
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Paul and the staff at Holmes Shusas were wonderful to work with! We met with Paul shortly after we got engaged, and I really did not have too many ideas about what I wanted. Paul helped me to sort out my thoughts, and showed me lots of different flowers to pick from! I thought it was really neat to be able to see the actual flowers while I was there, and how they would fit together. He was very honest about what we needed, and what we really did not need. Also, there were three different price points, so he can really work with every budget. When the flowers arrived on our wedding day, tears came to my eyes. They were beautiful!!! I loved my bouquet, as well as my bridesmaids bouquets. The centerpieces were gorgeous! The arch for the ceremony and all the flowers around were so beautiful as well! Paul also threw in a toss bouquet at no charge for me, so that I didnt have to ruin my beautiful bouquet :) We got so many compliments on our flowers, even on our corsages and boutonnieres! Thanks to the entire staff at Holmes Shusas for such perfect flowers!!!
Paul and the staff at Holmes Shusas were wonderful to work with! We met with Paul shortly after we got engaged, and I Read more...
Paul and the staff at Holmes Shusas were wonderful to work with! We met with Paul shortly after we got engaged, and I really did not have too many ideas about what I wanted. Paul helped me to sort out my thoughts, and showed me lots of different flowers to pick from! I thought it was really neat to be able to see the actual flowers while I was there, and how they would fit together. He was very honest about what we needed, and what we really did not need. Also, there were three different price points, so he can really work with every budget. When the flowers arrived on our wedding day, tears came to my eyes. They were beautiful!!! I loved my bouquet, as well as my bridesmaids bouquets. The centerpieces were gorgeous! The arch for the ceremony and all the flowers around were so beautiful as well! Paul also threw in a toss bouquet at no charge for me, so that I didnt have to ruin my beautiful bouquet :) We got so many compliments on our flowers, even on our corsages and boutonnieres! Thanks to the entire staff at Holmes Shusas for such perfect flowers!!! Read less
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Kelley
Wedding:
4/14/2012
4.0/5.0
H-S did a very nice job on my flowers for the bridal party and reception; they were bright and perfect for Spring. That said, a negative was the age-appropriateness of the corsages for both mothers and readers (a little "mature" for the tastes of myself and the recipients), Another was my mother's wrist corsage fell apart before our photos were even taken. She tried to repair it as best as she could, ie: not that well. If I were to choose them again, I would really want them to pay attention to trends and new techniques that arise.
H-S did a very nice job on my flowers for the bridal party and reception; they were bright and perfect for Spring. That Read more...
H-S did a very nice job on my flowers for the bridal party and reception; they were bright and perfect for Spring. That said, a negative was the age-appropriateness of the corsages for both mothers and readers (a little "mature" for the tastes of myself and the recipients), Another was my mother's wrist corsage fell apart before our photos were even taken. She tried to repair it as best as she could, ie: not that well. If I were to choose them again, I would really want them to pay attention to trends and new techniques that arise. Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
3/17/2012
5.0/5.0
The service that we received at Holmes-Shausas was above and beyond any other florist in the area that we met with. They really listened to my ideas and were paid very close attention to price. I was able to choice three price points based on the flowers that I picked out for each category of flowers that I needed (Bide bouquet, bridesmaid bouquets, mother flowers, centerpieces etc..) It was a great way to figure out where I wanted to spend my budget and which areas I could cut back. Deliveries to all three locations were timely and the flowers were fresh and beautiful. We received so many compliments on the centerpieces!
The service that we received at Holmes-Shausas was above and beyond any other florist in the area that we met with. They Read more...
The service that we received at Holmes-Shausas was above and beyond any other florist in the area that we met with. They really listened to my ideas and were paid very close attention to price. I was able to choice three price points based on the flowers that I picked out for each category of flowers that I needed (Bide bouquet, bridesmaid bouquets, mother flowers, centerpieces etc..) It was a great way to figure out where I wanted to spend my budget and which areas I could cut back. Deliveries to all three locations were timely and the flowers were fresh and beautiful. We received so many compliments on the centerpieces! Read less
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lelu2022
Wedding:
10/22/2011
4.8/5.0
Paul and the staff at Holmes Shusas was excellent to work with! They were very helpful and accommodating. Paul met with us several times and worked to tweak our flower arrangements until we were satisfied with them. They recommended getting a test centerpiece - which was an awesome idea - we actually ended up changing the centerpieces because of this and we were so much happier the second time around. The arrangements were beautiful! I would have liked to see more variety in our alter arrangements - it was roses to keep the cost down - but I wished they were able to get the gerber daisies and calla lilies in there for the price that we paid. I was very happy with my bouquet! I love the little crystals they added - such a nice touch! I would have liked the matron of honors to be a little larger than it was. All in all we were very happy with the flowers. They were an expense - but we were happy with the outcome! They look beautiful in all the photographs! We would recommend Holmes Shusas to any of our friends!
Paul and the staff at Holmes Shusas was excellent to work with! They were very helpful and accommodating. Paul met with us Read more...
Paul and the staff at Holmes Shusas was excellent to work with! They were very helpful and accommodating. Paul met with us several times and worked to tweak our flower arrangements until we were satisfied with them. They recommended getting a test centerpiece - which was an awesome idea - we actually ended up changing the centerpieces because of this and we were so much happier the second time around. The arrangements were beautiful! I would have liked to see more variety in our alter arrangements - it was roses to keep the cost down - but I wished they were able to get the gerber daisies and calla lilies in there for the price that we paid. I was very happy with my bouquet! I love the little crystals they added - such a nice touch! I would have liked the matron of honors to be a little larger than it was. All in all we were very happy with the flowers. They were an expense - but we were happy with the outcome! They look beautiful in all the photographs! We would recommend Holmes Shusas to any of our friends! Read less
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danielle
Wedding:
7/16/2011
5.0/5.0
My flowers came out more beuatiful than I expected! Paul takes the time to sit with you in your consultation and brings out different flowers for you to look at and create a beautiful color scheme for your flowers!
My flowers came out more beuatiful than I expected! Paul takes the time to sit with you in your consultation and brings Read more...
My flowers came out more beuatiful than I expected! Paul takes the time to sit with you in your consultation and brings out different flowers for you to look at and create a beautiful color scheme for your flowers! Read less
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Laurenl06
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
All the flowers at our wedding were perfect! They came right on time, and everything was wonderful. I was not sure what i really wanted for flowers, but I gave them the feel of our reception, and ceremony and they got what i wanted 100% I highly reccomend them!
All the flowers at our wedding were perfect! They came right on time, and everything was wonderful. I was not sure what i Read more...
All the flowers at our wedding were perfect! They came right on time, and everything was wonderful. I was not sure what i really wanted for flowers, but I gave them the feel of our reception, and ceremony and they got what i wanted 100% I highly reccomend them! Read less
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chall
Wedding:
5/21/2011
4.8/5.0
Paul and his staff at Holmes Shusas provided the flowers for my wedding last month. They did an excellent job! When we first met with Paul, we asked him if he would be willing to do up a centerpiece for us so we could see his work. He did, it was gorgeous, and that is why we chose him. Paul was a pleasure to work with and came up with excellent ideas to compliment what we were looking for.

We had an unexpected change of venue, with the new venue now being almost 1 hour away, and Paul did not hestitate to still provide the flowers for us. I am so glad he did because the flowers for absolutely beautiful!! I am still in love with my bouquet, and the centerpieces blew my mind! We were going for the "wow" factor in the ballroom and boy did we get it. The centerpieces were so amazing and truly made the ballroom gorgeous!

The only small issue we had was with the pew flowers. Somehow, one flower was not added to any of them and they did not look as if they were done. After the wedding, we brought this to Paul's attention and he immediately rectified the situation.

Overall, we are very happy and would highly recommend Holmes Shusas to anyone looking for flowers for a wedding or any occassion!
Paul and his staff at Holmes Shusas provided the flowers for my wedding last month. They did an excellent job! When we Read more...
Paul and his staff at Holmes Shusas provided the flowers for my wedding last month. They did an excellent job! When we first met with Paul, we asked him if he would be willing to do up a centerpiece for us so we could see his work. He did, it was gorgeous, and that is why we chose him. Paul was a pleasure to work with and came up with excellent ideas to compliment what we were looking for.

We had an unexpected change of venue, with the new venue now being almost 1 hour away, and Paul did not hestitate to still provide the flowers for us. I am so glad he did because the flowers for absolutely beautiful!! I am still in love with my bouquet, and the centerpieces blew my mind! We were going for the "wow" factor in the ballroom and boy did we get it. The centerpieces were so amazing and truly made the ballroom gorgeous!

The only small issue we had was with the pew flowers. Somehow, one flower was not added to any of them and they did not look as if they were done. After the wedding, we brought this to Paul's attention and he immediately rectified the situation.

Overall, we are very happy and would highly recommend Holmes Shusas to anyone looking for flowers for a wedding or any occassion! Read less
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carosean
Wedding:
5/21/2011
4.7/5.0
Holmes Shusas was a great florist for our May 2011 wedding. They provided us with a lot of guidance and many options for our color scheme. They are well known in the area which was convenient when coordinating with other vendors.
Holmes Shusas was a great florist for our May 2011 wedding. They provided us with a lot of guidance and many options for Read more...
Holmes Shusas was a great florist for our May 2011 wedding. They provided us with a lot of guidance and many options for our color scheme. They are well known in the area which was convenient when coordinating with other vendors. Read less
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Dana
Wedding:
10/23/2010
5.0/5.0
We found H&S via google. Shocking I know, if you've seen our other reviews you can see that everything except where we had our reception we found online. We set up an appointment for an initial consultation with Paul back in May, maybe even April. He took us to his, what I'll call office. The room is small. set up for up to 5 people to sit, including him, but not move much at all. But the space serves it's purpose. Also helps that he has a few awards on the walls from various wedding review places such as 'the knot' winning 'best of' awards for central Massachusetts.

Paul was very comforting, made my wife and I feel very confident in him. He obviously done many weddings before us and knew what he was doing. We went over a checklist that he had of what we wanted, and he started right at the most important part; the bride's bouquet. He asked what she wanted for a bouquet, and my bride was not sure really. So Paul said to me "Mark, you know that fountain out front on the other side of the building? I need you to go and look at it for oh, the next 5 or 10 minutes. Don't worry about the time I'll let you know when you can come back." That was fine with me, since I knew he was about to ask about what the bridal gown looks like. Actually I liked that he assumed I knew nothing about it, which was true I only wanted to know the color so I can dress to match.

Side note, Brides you need to tell the grooms if the wedding dress is an off white, aka cream, accrue, ivory, so that when he orders the tuxedo's for himself and groomsmen he can get the same color shirt so your dress doesn't look dirty.

Back to the review: After going through everyone who was going to get flowers and what types we also discussed how the bouquet's were going to be wrapped and prepared. We decided to use some spools of ribbon the same color as the bridesmaids and MOH dresses. We also used the same material that the Jr. bridesmaids used for their dresses.

There wasn't much more needed with him, little follow up between the 1st appointment and dropping off the ribbon for the bouquet's and then the week of the wedding discussing, or better put, reviewing where and when to drop off the flowers the day of the wedding.

Overall our package was:
Bouquet's for; Bride, MOH, 2 BM's, 3 jBM's, 1 Flower Girl
Boutonnieres for; Groom, Best Man, 3 GM's, 2 Ring Bearers, 5 Parents of the B&G (yes 5), 4 Grandparents, and 2 readers
Plus 6 bow's for the reserved pews, and 2 large flower arrangements for the alter.

Also one of the best things about H&S. The MOH got the throwing bouquet from them as well, had it added to the order and all parties that knew (MOH, Groom, and everyone at H&S) successfully kept this information from the bride. Until the day of the wedding when all the flowers people were wearing was delivered to the hotel and the bride with her Hawkeye's saw it and called the MOH out on it.

H&S delivered and set up the flowers at the church, on the alter and the bows on the pews. They also delivered the remaining flowers to the hotel where the bride was 2 hours before the service. Plenty of time for everyone to get their flowers and attempt to put them on. There was nothing missing, no errors, no mistakes, in other words:

Perfect!

Thus the perfect score.
We found H&S via google. Shocking I know, if you've seen our other reviews you can see that everything except where we had Read more...
We found H&S via google. Shocking I know, if you've seen our other reviews you can see that everything except where we had our reception we found online. We set up an appointment for an initial consultation with Paul back in May, maybe even April. He took us to his, what I'll call office. The room is small. set up for up to 5 people to sit, including him, but not move much at all. But the space serves it's purpose. Also helps that he has a few awards on the walls from various wedding review places such as 'the knot' winning 'best of' awards for central Massachusetts.

Paul was very comforting, made my wife and I feel very confident in him. He obviously done many weddings before us and knew what he was doing. We went over a checklist that he had of what we wanted, and he started right at the most important part; the bride's bouquet. He asked what she wanted for a bouquet, and my bride was not sure really. So Paul said to me "Mark, you know that fountain out front on the other side of the building? I need you to go and look at it for oh, the next 5 or 10 minutes. Don't worry about the time I'll let you know when you can come back." That was fine with me, since I knew he was about to ask about what the bridal gown looks like. Actually I liked that he assumed I knew nothing about it, which was true I only wanted to know the color so I can dress to match.

Side note, Brides you need to tell the grooms if the wedding dress is an off white, aka cream, accrue, ivory, so that when he orders the tuxedo's for himself and groomsmen he can get the same color shirt so your dress doesn't look dirty.

Back to the review: After going through everyone who was going to get flowers and what types we also discussed how the bouquet's were going to be wrapped and prepared. We decided to use some spools of ribbon the same color as the bridesmaids and MOH dresses. We also used the same material that the Jr. bridesmaids used for their dresses.

There wasn't much more needed with him, little follow up between the 1st appointment and dropping off the ribbon for the bouquet's and then the week of the wedding discussing, or better put, reviewing where and when to drop off the flowers the day of the wedding.

Overall our package was:
Bouquet's for; Bride, MOH, 2 BM's, 3 jBM's, 1 Flower Girl
Boutonnieres for; Groom, Best Man, 3 GM's, 2 Ring Bearers, 5 Parents of the B&G (yes 5), 4 Grandparents, and 2 readers
Plus 6 bow's for the reserved pews, and 2 large flower arrangements for the alter.

Also one of the best things about H&S. The MOH got the throwing bouquet from them as well, had it added to the order and all parties that knew (MOH, Groom, and everyone at H&S) successfully kept this information from the bride. Until the day of the wedding when all the flowers people were wearing was delivered to the hotel and the bride with her Hawkeye's saw it and called the MOH out on it.

H&S delivered and set up the flowers at the church, on the alter and the bows on the pews. They also delivered the remaining flowers to the hotel where the bride was 2 hours before the service. Plenty of time for everyone to get their flowers and attempt to put them on. There was nothing missing, no errors, no mistakes, in other words:

Perfect!

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newdeibs
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
As I started the wedding planning process, the part I was most unsure about was the flowers. I didn’t have any experience with floral arrangements, and I didn’t think I would be able to choose wisely. Holmes-Shusas was recommended to me by my venue (Nashoba Valley Winery). I didn’t really know what I wanted – I knew I was somehow trying to tie together chocolate brown (bridesmaids dresses) and dark red (our wedding color), and I knew I liked “texture” – but that was about it. Paul listened to me carefully, then stepped out of the room to get a few flowers and came back with the most gorgeous and sophisticated mixture of roses, calla lilies, mini green hydrangeas and fiddlehead ferns. It was a rich, beautiful mix for my fall wedding, and both my mom and I knew immediately that he had absolutely nailed it. Because I like making sure I’ve covered all my bases, I tried that with one more florist the next day, and they didn’t come even remotely close to what Paul had presented. The decision to go with Holmes-Shusas was probably the easiest choice of my wedding. Paul guided me expertly in the choices of bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages, as well as the flowers for the ceremony and reception. Hands down, the flowers were my favorite part of the wedding (yes, that’s right, even more than my dress). Their prices are incredibly reasonable. It’s easy to see why Holmes-Shusas was named the best of The Knot for 2010. I would highly recommend them to anyone (and, in fact, I already have, and she’s going with them for her wedding too).
As I started the wedding planning process, the part I was most unsure about was the flowers. I didn’t have any experience Read more...
As I started the wedding planning process, the part I was most unsure about was the flowers. I didn’t have any experience with floral arrangements, and I didn’t think I would be able to choose wisely. Holmes-Shusas was recommended to me by my venue (Nashoba Valley Winery). I didn’t really know what I wanted – I knew I was somehow trying to tie together chocolate brown (bridesmaids dresses) and dark red (our wedding color), and I knew I liked “texture” – but that was about it. Paul listened to me carefully, then stepped out of the room to get a few flowers and came back with the most gorgeous and sophisticated mixture of roses, calla lilies, mini green hydrangeas and fiddlehead ferns. It was a rich, beautiful mix for my fall wedding, and both my mom and I knew immediately that he had absolutely nailed it. Because I like making sure I’ve covered all my bases, I tried that with one more florist the next day, and they didn’t come even remotely close to what Paul had presented. The decision to go with Holmes-Shusas was probably the easiest choice of my wedding. Paul guided me expertly in the choices of bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages, as well as the flowers for the ceremony and reception. Hands down, the flowers were my favorite part of the wedding (yes, that’s right, even more than my dress). Their prices are incredibly reasonable. It’s easy to see why Holmes-Shusas was named the best of The Knot for 2010. I would highly recommend them to anyone (and, in fact, I already have, and she’s going with them for her wedding too). Read less
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Gagnon
Wedding:
9/19/2010
4.7/5.0
It was great to work with everyone at Holmes-Shusas. I had some kind of idea what kind of flowers I wanted and Paul made everything so easy. He listened to what I had imaged and make it all real. My only disappointment was that my bouquet had started to discolor before I even walked done the isle. It was a warm day and I think the flowers were left out too long.
It was great to work with everyone at Holmes-Shusas. I had some kind of idea what kind of flowers I wanted and Paul made Read more...
It was great to work with everyone at Holmes-Shusas. I had some kind of idea what kind of flowers I wanted and Paul made everything so easy. He listened to what I had imaged and make it all real. My only disappointment was that my bouquet had started to discolor before I even walked done the isle. It was a warm day and I think the flowers were left out too long. Read less
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jessica
Wedding:
9/11/2010
5.0/5.0
I could not have been happier with the flowers for my wedding. I don't know much about flowers, but when I met with them initially met with Paul, he made me feel excited about the arrangements. We went through all of the flowers in the shop that were yellow and orange (our colors) and created my bouquet. It was quite fun! After the first meeting, they were easy to work with and flexible with minor changes. The day of the wedding, everything was perfect! I loved my bouquet, the girl's bouquets, the boutonnieres, and the centerpieces. So many guests commented on how beautiful the arrangements were! Thank you to Paul and everyone at Holmes-Shusas for helping to make our day perfect!
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I could not have been happier with the flowers for my wedding. I don't know much about flowers, but when I met with them initially met with Paul, he made me feel excited about the arrangements. We went through all of the flowers in the shop that were yellow and orange (our colors) and created my bouquet. It was quite fun! After the first meeting, they were easy to work with and flexible with minor changes. The day of the wedding, everything was perfect! I loved my bouquet, the girl's bouquets, the boutonnieres, and the centerpieces. So many guests commented on how beautiful the arrangements were! Thank you to Paul and everyone at Holmes-Shusas for helping to make our day perfect! Read less
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Jenjen
Wedding:
9/4/2010
4.8/5.0
Excellent service, they have a such a great selection of flowers and Paul really knows how to make your vision come true. They are one of the best florists around and their price is even better. They know how to deal with the 'crazy' bride.
Excellent service, they have a such a great selection of flowers and Paul really knows how to make your vision come true. Read more...
Excellent service, they have a such a great selection of flowers and Paul really knows how to make your vision come true. They are one of the best florists around and their price is even better. They know how to deal with the 'crazy' bride. Read less
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Brittany
Wedding:
7/10/2010
5.0/5.0
We absolutely loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! They did an awesome job! I went in thinking I wanted my centerpieces a certain way but then Paul showed me another way they could be put together and his design blew me away! It was amazing! I would highly recommend!
We absolutely loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! They did an awesome job! I went in thinking I wanted my centerpieces a Read more...
We absolutely loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! They did an awesome job! I went in thinking I wanted my centerpieces a certain way but then Paul showed me another way they could be put together and his design blew me away! It was amazing! I would highly recommend! Read less
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shenuts238
Wedding:
6/19/2010
5.0/5.0
Cannot say enough about this florist. The have a beautiful product! From the flowers for the ceremony to my bouquet and reception flowers, he went above and beyond. They were gorgeous. PLEASE use this vendor as your florist. They have a unique way of helping you pick what you love, even if you have no idea what it is that you want!
Cannot say enough about this florist. The have a beautiful product! From the flowers for the ceremony to my bouquet and Read more...
Cannot say enough about this florist. The have a beautiful product! From the flowers for the ceremony to my bouquet and reception flowers, he went above and beyond. They were gorgeous. PLEASE use this vendor as your florist. They have a unique way of helping you pick what you love, even if you have no idea what it is that you want! Read less
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Whitney
Wedding:
5/15/2010
5.0/5.0
Awesome working with everyone at Holmes-Shusas. I had no idea what kind of flowers I wanted and Paul made everything so easy. He listened to my ideas and really put amazing arrangements together!
Awesome working with everyone at Holmes-Shusas. I had no idea what kind of flowers I wanted and Paul made everything so Read more...
Awesome working with everyone at Holmes-Shusas. I had no idea what kind of flowers I wanted and Paul made everything so easy. He listened to my ideas and really put amazing arrangements together! Read less
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Nikki
Wedding:
5/8/2010
4.8/5.0
Holmes-Shusas was very professional and provided beautiful flowers. My only real "dislike" was that they only showed me roses at my initial appointment. I was so excited at the time, that I didn't think much of it, but after leaving I was a little bummed that I didn't get to see any different varieties of flower (lilies, orchids, etc). I'm sure I could have gone back and asked to see other flowers, but in the end I was happy with my roses. Otherwise, they were great!
Holmes-Shusas was very professional and provided beautiful flowers. My only real "dislike" was that they only showed me Read more...
Holmes-Shusas was very professional and provided beautiful flowers. My only real "dislike" was that they only showed me roses at my initial appointment. I was so excited at the time, that I didn't think much of it, but after leaving I was a little bummed that I didn't get to see any different varieties of flower (lilies, orchids, etc). I'm sure I could have gone back and asked to see other flowers, but in the end I was happy with my roses. Otherwise, they were great! Read less
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CheerCoach81
Wedding:
3/6/2010
4.6/5.0
Great florist and beautiful flowers. The man who works with you to pick out your flowers for the big day can be a bit chatty but he is incredibly knowledgeable and very creative. A must for the worcester county area! They weren't voted "Worcester's Best" year after year for no reason!
Great florist and beautiful flowers. The man who works with you to pick out your flowers for the big day can be a bit Read more...
Great florist and beautiful flowers. The man who works with you to pick out your flowers for the big day can be a bit chatty but he is incredibly knowledgeable and very creative. A must for the worcester county area! They weren't voted "Worcester's Best" year after year for no reason! Read less
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Elena
Wedding:
1/30/2010
5.0/5.0
Holmes-Shusas did a fabulous job with our wedding flowers! When we first met with Paul, we had a very specific (vintage) vision for our wedding flowers. He understood what we wanted and was very happy to help us bring that vision to life in an affordable way. It was a pleasure to work with him and everyone at Holmes-Shusas. The flowers on the day of were gorgeous, and everything was delivered on time. I would highly recommend this florist for weddings!
Holmes-Shusas did a fabulous job with our wedding flowers! When we first met with Paul, we had a very specific (vintage) Read more...
Holmes-Shusas did a fabulous job with our wedding flowers! When we first met with Paul, we had a very specific (vintage) vision for our wedding flowers. He understood what we wanted and was very happy to help us bring that vision to life in an affordable way. It was a pleasure to work with him and everyone at Holmes-Shusas. The flowers on the day of were gorgeous, and everything was delivered on time. I would highly recommend this florist for weddings! Read less
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ATower
Wedding:
10/17/2009
5.0/5.0
We absolutely loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! I went in with no idea of what I wanted, and Paul was able to walk me quickly and easily through the selection process and we ended up with a beautiful arrangement that went perfectly with our style and theme for the wedding. Delivered on time, very friendly staff, and the prices were very reasonable. I would highly recommend!
We absolutely loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! I went in with no idea of what I wanted, and Paul was able to walk me Read more...
We absolutely loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! I went in with no idea of what I wanted, and Paul was able to walk me quickly and easily through the selection process and we ended up with a beautiful arrangement that went perfectly with our style and theme for the wedding. Delivered on time, very friendly staff, and the prices were very reasonable. I would highly recommend! Read less
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Lisa
Wedding:
9/13/2009
5.0/5.0
Holmes Shusas was wonderful! My flowers were absolutely gorgeous and surpassed every expectation. My bouquet was so unique and elegant, as were all of the arrangements. I think every single guest commented on the flowers. Paul Shusas is a real pro who guided me and offered honest opinions and excellent suggestions. Selecting the flowers was fun, and I walked away from both meetings with a sample bouquet to enjoy at home. Highly recommend Holmes Shusas.
Holmes Shusas was wonderful! My flowers were absolutely gorgeous and surpassed every expectation. My bouquet was so unique Read more...
Holmes Shusas was wonderful! My flowers were absolutely gorgeous and surpassed every expectation. My bouquet was so unique and elegant, as were all of the arrangements. I think every single guest commented on the flowers. Paul Shusas is a real pro who guided me and offered honest opinions and excellent suggestions. Selecting the flowers was fun, and I walked away from both meetings with a sample bouquet to enjoy at home. Highly recommend Holmes Shusas. Read less
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mmvill
Wedding:
8/29/2009
4.8/5.0
From the very beginning, Paul was wonderful to work with. He helped come up with a unique, fun centerpiece which I loved! The cost was extremely reasonable and the service was great - Paul was extremely responsive and answered all of my questions, the flowers were delivered on time and looked wonderful. The only thing that didn't work out exactly as we would have liked were the pomander balls, which didn't stay together as long as we had hoped.
From the very beginning, Paul was wonderful to work with. He helped come up with a unique, fun centerpiece which I loved! Read more...
From the very beginning, Paul was wonderful to work with. He helped come up with a unique, fun centerpiece which I loved! The cost was extremely reasonable and the service was great - Paul was extremely responsive and answered all of my questions, the flowers were delivered on time and looked wonderful. The only thing that didn't work out exactly as we would have liked were the pomander balls, which didn't stay together as long as we had hoped. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
7/25/2009
5.0/5.0
My wedding flowers were BEAUTIFUL! I did the rose package for our outdoor wedding and it looked so classy and elegant. The flowers smelled beautiful and looked beautiful and they lasted a long time! You can't go wrong for the price either! I would definately recommend them!
My wedding flowers were BEAUTIFUL! I did the rose package for our outdoor wedding and it looked so classy and elegant. The Read more...
My wedding flowers were BEAUTIFUL! I did the rose package for our outdoor wedding and it looked so classy and elegant. The flowers smelled beautiful and looked beautiful and they lasted a long time! You can't go wrong for the price either! I would definately recommend them! Read less
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salhaza
Wedding:
7/18/2009
4.4/5.0
Overall Holmes Shusas was great. We loved the center pieces that were put together as well as the bouquets and arrangements for the church. The one complaint we do have with them is that there was a mis-understanding about the flowers we wanted placed around the cake table leading up to the wedding date. As my mother called to make the correction, Holmes Shusas proceeded to explain to my mother that they never make mistakes and they are sure that is what the bride and groom wanted. In the end, after we called in ourselves, the correction was made though and everything turned out beautiful.
Overall Holmes Shusas was great. We loved the center pieces that were put together as well as the bouquets and Read more...
Overall Holmes Shusas was great. We loved the center pieces that were put together as well as the bouquets and arrangements for the church. The one complaint we do have with them is that there was a mis-understanding about the flowers we wanted placed around the cake table leading up to the wedding date. As my mother called to make the correction, Holmes Shusas proceeded to explain to my mother that they never make mistakes and they are sure that is what the bride and groom wanted. In the end, after we called in ourselves, the correction was made though and everything turned out beautiful. Read less
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giannina68
Wedding:
7/18/2009
5.0/5.0
Holmes-Shusas was great. My flowers were beautiful and they were very helpful during my initial consultation. Would highly recommend them!
Holmes-Shusas was great. My flowers were beautiful and they were very helpful during my initial consultation. Would highly Read more...
Holmes-Shusas was great. My flowers were beautiful and they were very helpful during my initial consultation. Would highly recommend them! Read less
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Michele
Wedding:
5/31/2009
4.6/5.0
Holmes Shusas did a great job with my flowers. They were great to work. They are a little expensive but worth the money.
Holmes Shusas did a great job with my flowers. They were great to work. They are a little expensive but worth the money.
Holmes Shusas did a great job with my flowers. They were great to work. They are a little expensive but worth the money. Read less
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Jaimie
Wedding:
5/23/2009
5.0/5.0
My mom and I went to see what they had for flowers, I had brough a photo of my wedding dress and bridesmaids dress color. He went into the other room and came out with all of these beautiful flowers to play around with. Within about an hour and a half we had picked out all of the flowers for the ceremony, recepetion, cake, and bouquets. It was a very easy process and the flowers were BEAUTIFUL on the day of the wedding. I cant want to see the preserved bouquet!! thank you :)
My mom and I went to see what they had for flowers, I had brough a photo of my wedding dress and bridesmaids dress color. Read more...
My mom and I went to see what they had for flowers, I had brough a photo of my wedding dress and bridesmaids dress color. He went into the other room and came out with all of these beautiful flowers to play around with. Within about an hour and a half we had picked out all of the flowers for the ceremony, recepetion, cake, and bouquets. It was a very easy process and the flowers were BEAUTIFUL on the day of the wedding. I cant want to see the preserved bouquet!! thank you :) Read less
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Kristine
Wedding:
5/17/2009
3.8/5.0
We had a very good experience with the florists. Very knowledgable staff and willing to do exactly what we asked of them. We had an issue with all of the flowers being delivered to one place leaving the men without theirs until the women arrived at the venue. This was our only problem through the entire day. All in all it went fairly smooth.
We had a very good experience with the florists. Very knowledgable staff and willing to do exactly what we asked of them. Read more...
We had a very good experience with the florists. Very knowledgable staff and willing to do exactly what we asked of them. We had an issue with all of the flowers being delivered to one place leaving the men without theirs until the women arrived at the venue. This was our only problem through the entire day. All in all it went fairly smooth. Read less
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Paige
Wedding:
5/2/2009
5.0/5.0
Our flowers were perfect and delivered on time! Ken paid attention to what we were looking for and made sure we got it. They were friendly and dependable.
Our flowers were perfect and delivered on time! Ken paid attention to what we were looking for and made sure we got it. Read more...
Our flowers were perfect and delivered on time! Ken paid attention to what we were looking for and made sure we got it. They were friendly and dependable. Read less
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Mrs. Barnatt
Wedding:
10/11/2008
5.0/5.0
Resonably priced and very accomediating. Flowers were fresh and well put together.
Resonably priced and very accomediating. Flowers were fresh and well put together.
Resonably priced and very accomediating. Flowers were fresh and well put together. Read less
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beckiL24
Wedding:
10/11/2008
4.5/5.0
My husband and I went to meet with the florist and liked the work they had done and when we explained what we wanted they did a great job making everything just the way we wanted it. All of the flowers came out beautifully including the center pieces. The only problem we had was the actual day of the wedding when the guys flowers arrived at my house and most of them were dead. I had a bridesmaid call the florist and they were going to send new flowers to the church for the guys which they did, but dealing with that on the morning of my wedding wasn't too pleasant. Besides, that they did a nice job and I would recommend them but not if someone didn't want to pay a lot
My husband and I went to meet with the florist and liked the work they had done and when we explained what we wanted they Read more...
My husband and I went to meet with the florist and liked the work they had done and when we explained what we wanted they did a great job making everything just the way we wanted it. All of the flowers came out beautifully including the center pieces. The only problem we had was the actual day of the wedding when the guys flowers arrived at my house and most of them were dead. I had a bridesmaid call the florist and they were going to send new flowers to the church for the guys which they did, but dealing with that on the morning of my wedding wasn't too pleasant. Besides, that they did a nice job and I would recommend them but not if someone didn't want to pay a lot Read less
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newlywed
Wedding:
10/4/2008
5.0/5.0
This florist has a long standing great reputation in the area. They also feature some great wedding packages which are a good value. I got the rose galore package and it wa quite reasonable for my smaller wedding. My wedding was a simple for them, but they gave me the same time and respect I'm sure they give their higher paying clients. I would not hesitate to trust them with any size of function as they are well respected and have a lot of years behind them in the business.
This florist has a long standing great reputation in the area. They also feature some great wedding packages which are a Read more...
This florist has a long standing great reputation in the area. They also feature some great wedding packages which are a good value. I got the rose galore package and it wa quite reasonable for my smaller wedding. My wedding was a simple for them, but they gave me the same time and respect I'm sure they give their higher paying clients. I would not hesitate to trust them with any size of function as they are well respected and have a lot of years behind them in the business. Read less
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sweetta
Wedding:
9/28/2008
4.8/5.0
My flowers were beautiful. The coordinator was very professional and helped me choose the perfect flower grouping for my wedding. The flowers arrived on time and they were very fresh. I did have a special request for an extra bridesmaid bouquet the day before the wedding but this got lost in communication and the day of the wedding we were on bouquet short. So they were able to round up extra flowers and put a bouquet together last minute. Very profession would definately recomend.
My flowers were beautiful. The coordinator was very professional and helped me choose the perfect flower grouping for my Read more...
My flowers were beautiful. The coordinator was very professional and helped me choose the perfect flower grouping for my wedding. The flowers arrived on time and they were very fresh. I did have a special request for an extra bridesmaid bouquet the day before the wedding but this got lost in communication and the day of the wedding we were on bouquet short. So they were able to round up extra flowers and put a bouquet together last minute. Very profession would definately recomend. Read less
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Krista
Wedding:
9/20/2008
4.6/5.0
Beautilful flowers and centerpieces! I brought in my own centerpiece and the florist made it beautilful with flowers all around it. They worked with me until it was exactly what I wanted.
Beautilful flowers and centerpieces! I brought in my own centerpiece and the florist made it beautilful with flowers all Read more...
Beautilful flowers and centerpieces! I brought in my own centerpiece and the florist made it beautilful with flowers all around it. They worked with me until it was exactly what I wanted. Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
9/14/2008
5.0/5.0
Very nice flowers... arrived on time as well
Very nice flowers... arrived on time as well
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rcote13
Wedding:
8/31/2008
4.8/5.0
everything was absolutely beautiful. in selecting the flowers, they are very helpful offering many choices that match your vision. also, they make suggestions to help you SAVE money (which is pretty much unheard of in the wedding industry)
everything was absolutely beautiful. in selecting the flowers, they are very helpful offering many choices that match your Read more...
everything was absolutely beautiful. in selecting the flowers, they are very helpful offering many choices that match your vision. also, they make suggestions to help you SAVE money (which is pretty much unheard of in the wedding industry) Read less
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Diane
Wedding:
8/1/2008
5.0/5.0
They were the most beautiful flowers ever. Very professional staff. No need to worry when booking this vendor! And the price was right!
They were the most beautiful flowers ever. Very professional staff. No need to worry when booking this vendor! And the Read more...
They were the most beautiful flowers ever. Very professional staff. No need to worry when booking this vendor! And the price was right! Read less
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alikat162285
Wedding:
7/20/2008
5.0/5.0
Our florist knew exactly what i wanted or pictured in my mind from the first time we met. He had a roses package for the entire bridal party and his pricing was very reasonable compared to others in the area. The flowers were fresh by the time of arrival and never wilted until the end of the night. The centerpieces were just the right sizes and they are willing tow ork with you on any design you have!
Our florist knew exactly what i wanted or pictured in my mind from the first time we met. He had a roses package for the Read more...
Our florist knew exactly what i wanted or pictured in my mind from the first time we met. He had a roses package for the entire bridal party and his pricing was very reasonable compared to others in the area. The flowers were fresh by the time of arrival and never wilted until the end of the night. The centerpieces were just the right sizes and they are willing tow ork with you on any design you have! Read less
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cuddles71901
Wedding:
7/19/2008
5.0/5.0
Paul was very nice and helpful. Flowers were beautiful
Paul was very nice and helpful. Flowers were beautiful
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bmarzzio
Wedding:
6/29/2008
5.0/5.0
Paul is OUTSTANDING. FLOWERS WERE BEAUTIFUL!! Service is incredible, and value is amazing. We shopped around for a while and his prices were the best for what we wanted in Central MA. Fantastic!!
Paul is OUTSTANDING. FLOWERS WERE BEAUTIFUL!! Service is incredible, and value is amazing. We shopped around for a while Read more...
Paul is OUTSTANDING. FLOWERS WERE BEAUTIFUL!! Service is incredible, and value is amazing. We shopped around for a while and his prices were the best for what we wanted in Central MA. Fantastic!! Read less
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val7685
Wedding:
5/24/2008
5.0/5.0
All of the flowers turned out exactly like I wanted them to.
All of the flowers turned out exactly like I wanted them to.
All of the flowers turned out exactly like I wanted them to. Read less
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gokidfears
Wedding:
5/17/2008
5.0/5.0
flowers rocked -- they were just what we wanted.
flowers rocked -- they were just what we wanted.
flowers rocked -- they were just what we wanted. Read less
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shadow_eyes
Wedding:
2/16/2008
2.6/5.0
*Sigh* I chose this vendor because they had the best reputation of all the vendors I had met with and they also had the best quality of flowers (firmness, how long they stayed alive, scent, color). They also had very resonable prices compared to other vendors. They are very professional, formal, and personable however I felt that there were more interested in their ideal image of my wedding flowers than in my image. I had sat down with the representatives and explained exactly what I wanted and at least 3 different times I was told "No, no, no this is what most brides choose." No disrespect but I am paying these people and it is my wedding and while I appreciate them offering me some guidance I don't care if 9 brides out of 10 want baby sprouts with their roses if I say no I don't like it that should be the end of the discussion. They also seemed to be pressuring to purchase more flowers than I needed and then seemed annoyed when I declined the offers. Come the day of the wedding the flowers, table arrangements, and my bouquet were not as I had discussed with the vendor at all. The bouquets had less flowers than had been agreed upon and the table arrangements were not the ones i had ordered. I understand things beyond the vendors control may ocur making them unable to provide you with exactly what had been agreed upon but I should have been notified and at least given alternative options...not surprised with what was delivered to the ceremony/reception hall. The quality of the flowers were very good however for the money I spent it would have been nice to be provided with the services agreed upon in the contract.
*Sigh* I chose this vendor because they had the best reputation of all the vendors I had met with and they also had the Read more...
*Sigh* I chose this vendor because they had the best reputation of all the vendors I had met with and they also had the best quality of flowers (firmness, how long they stayed alive, scent, color). They also had very resonable prices compared to other vendors. They are very professional, formal, and personable however I felt that there were more interested in their ideal image of my wedding flowers than in my image. I had sat down with the representatives and explained exactly what I wanted and at least 3 different times I was told "No, no, no this is what most brides choose." No disrespect but I am paying these people and it is my wedding and while I appreciate them offering me some guidance I don't care if 9 brides out of 10 want baby sprouts with their roses if I say no I don't like it that should be the end of the discussion. They also seemed to be pressuring to purchase more flowers than I needed and then seemed annoyed when I declined the offers. Come the day of the wedding the flowers, table arrangements, and my bouquet were not as I had discussed with the vendor at all. The bouquets had less flowers than had been agreed upon and the table arrangements were not the ones i had ordered. I understand things beyond the vendors control may ocur making them unable to provide you with exactly what had been agreed upon but I should have been notified and at least given alternative options...not surprised with what was delivered to the ceremony/reception hall. The quality of the flowers were very good however for the money I spent it would have been nice to be provided with the services agreed upon in the contract. Read less
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Elise
Wedding:
1/12/2008
4.8/5.0
The flowers were gorgeous, I couldn't stop staring at them all night. I slept with my bouquet because it was so beautiful and I didn't want it to ever die! I wanted pink flowers, and I was surprised that there wasn't really a huge selection, but I was able to pick from what they did have and everything came out gorgeous.
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The flowers were gorgeous, I couldn't stop staring at them all night. I slept with my bouquet because it was so beautiful and I didn't want it to ever die! I wanted pink flowers, and I was surprised that there wasn't really a huge selection, but I was able to pick from what they did have and everything came out gorgeous. Read less
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Jackie
Wedding:
9/2/2007
5.0/5.0
Wonderful! Flowers were fresh and exactly they way I wanted them. I ended up getting more flowers than I originally thoguth because the price was so great!
Wonderful! Flowers were fresh and exactly they way I wanted them. I ended up getting more flowers than I originally Read more...
Wonderful! Flowers were fresh and exactly they way I wanted them. I ended up getting more flowers than I originally thoguth because the price was so great! Read less
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Erica
Wedding:
7/14/2007
3.4/5.0
Were great when I met with them. They made it easy to pick flowers and arrangements and were flexible when I needed to change things. They were not great on getting back to you able detailes, but overall I was very happy with all my flowers.
Were great when I met with them. They made it easy to pick flowers and arrangements and were flexible when I needed to Read more...
Were great when I met with them. They made it easy to pick flowers and arrangements and were flexible when I needed to change things. They were not great on getting back to you able detailes, but overall I was very happy with all my flowers. Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
6/30/2007
3.9/5.0
Though flowers are expensive in general, this is a great, easy-to-work-with florist that I would highly recommend!
Though flowers are expensive in general, this is a great, easy-to-work-with florist that I would highly recommend!
Though flowers are expensive in general, this is a great, easy-to-work-with florist that I would highly recommend! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
6/23/2007
5.0/5.0
We worked with Paul for our wedding, and while I was quite familiar with types of flowers and what I wanted, he still made recommendations that made our flowers so gorgeous. The quality of the flowers was exceptional, and even when I made some last minute changes to colors, he really came through and delivered for us. Everyone at the wedding was blown away by my flowers, the attendant's flowers, and the centerpieces. Plus, they gave us so much for the money!
We worked with Paul for our wedding, and while I was quite familiar with types of flowers and what I wanted, he still made Read more...
We worked with Paul for our wedding, and while I was quite familiar with types of flowers and what I wanted, he still made recommendations that made our flowers so gorgeous. The quality of the flowers was exceptional, and even when I made some last minute changes to colors, he really came through and delivered for us. Everyone at the wedding was blown away by my flowers, the attendant's flowers, and the centerpieces. Plus, they gave us so much for the money! Read less
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nursegrrl
Wedding:
12/31/2006
5.0/5.0
Flowers for New Year's Eve wedding and they were amazing! The black magic roses I carried were perfect with our black, white and red theme! On time delivery, fresh beautiful flowers that were still hanging on even a week after the wedding. WE did the all rose package and they were affordable, elegant and exactly what we wanted. I just had a friend get married on 10/18 and her flowers were as lovely as ours were. Its nice to know that 2 years later they quality is still spot on!
Flowers for New Year's Eve wedding and they were amazing! The black magic roses I carried were perfect with our black, Read more...
Flowers for New Year's Eve wedding and they were amazing! The black magic roses I carried were perfect with our black, white and red theme! On time delivery, fresh beautiful flowers that were still hanging on even a week after the wedding. WE did the all rose package and they were affordable, elegant and exactly what we wanted. I just had a friend get married on 10/18 and her flowers were as lovely as ours were. Its nice to know that 2 years later they quality is still spot on! Read less
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Paulina C
Wedding:
9/17/2004
5.0/5.0
Loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! Exactly what we wanted and then some. Colors were perfect, flowers were fresh, scent was amazing...everything came together exactly how we envisioned it!
Loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! Exactly what we wanted and then some. Colors were perfect, flowers were fresh, scent Read more...
Loved our flowers from Holmes-Shusas! Exactly what we wanted and then some. Colors were perfect, flowers were fresh, scent was amazing...everything came together exactly how we envisioned it! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
GORGEOUS! My mom and I met with Paul twice before our wedding once we decided to work with them. They came highly recommended from the venue we were hosting our wedding (The International). In our meetings, Paul was very up front about costs, about what goes with what, and keeping us in line with our design hopes. The flowers on our chuppa were stunning, the bouquet's for all of the bridesmaids were plentiful, fresh and beautiful. The flowers all arrived in perfect timing for set up and photos. We are VERY happy with the results and would recommend them and use them again.
GORGEOUS! My mom and I met with Paul twice before our wedding once we decided to work with them. They came highly Read more...
GORGEOUS! My mom and I met with Paul twice before our wedding once we decided to work with them. They came highly recommended from the venue we were hosting our wedding (The International). In our meetings, Paul was very up front about costs, about what goes with what, and keeping us in line with our design hopes. The flowers on our chuppa were stunning, the bouquet's for all of the bridesmaids were plentiful, fresh and beautiful. The flowers all arrived in perfect timing for set up and photos. We are VERY happy with the results and would recommend them and use them again. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.1/5.0
We had a wonderful experience with Holmes-Shusas.They provided us with wonderful looking flowers for our wedding.They where also very inexpensive and they had a number of different packages to choose from.I really liked working with their consultants because they made us feel confident in our decisions.They where just gorgeous on the day of our wedding.
We had a wonderful experience with Holmes-Shusas.They provided us with wonderful looking flowers for our wedding.They Read more...
We had a wonderful experience with Holmes-Shusas.They provided us with wonderful looking flowers for our wedding.They where also very inexpensive and they had a number of different packages to choose from.I really liked working with their consultants because they made us feel confident in our decisions.They where just gorgeous on the day of our wedding. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.3/5.0
Holmes-Shusas did a fantastic job on our flowers.The bouquets where a little pricey but they where one of my favorite pieces.All the flowers endured through out the entire evening and left a forever lasting impression on our wedding photos.
Holmes-Shusas did a fantastic job on our flowers.The bouquets where a little pricey but they where one of my favorite Read more...
Holmes-Shusas did a fantastic job on our flowers.The bouquets where a little pricey but they where one of my favorite pieces.All the flowers endured through out the entire evening and left a forever lasting impression on our wedding photos. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Paul is great to work with. He was able to take my sometimes confused desires and turn them into beautiful flowers. He was very willing to work with me to meet my budget. I Highly recommend them.
Paul is great to work with. He was able to take my sometimes confused desires and turn them into beautiful flowers. He was Read more...
Paul is great to work with. He was able to take my sometimes confused desires and turn them into beautiful flowers. He was very willing to work with me to meet my budget. I Highly recommend them. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Everyone at Holmes-Shusas was very professional.They where very easy to get in touch with and we decided on our flowers fairly quickly.with their help.All our pieces where affordable and we managed to buy flowers for all the tables.
Everyone at Holmes-Shusas was very professional.They where very easy to get in touch with and we decided on our flowers Read more...
Everyone at Holmes-Shusas was very professional.They where very easy to get in touch with and we decided on our flowers fairly quickly.with their help.All our pieces where affordable and we managed to buy flowers for all the tables. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.4/5.0
The staff was very nice to work with and willing to help with my specific details. However there were some mistakes in my flowers on the day of the wedding. My groom & groomesmen didn't wear their flowers because they were to bulky and wouldn't stay on and they were not the color we agreed upon with the florist (I had 2 different rose colors in my wedding). My bouquet was to contain a "special" color Cala Lily that noone else had besides my groom and they put that in the MOH bouquet too. All in all the flowers were beautiful, however not quite what I ordered.
The staff was very nice to work with and willing to help with my specific details. However there were some mistakes in my Read more...
The staff was very nice to work with and willing to help with my specific details. However there were some mistakes in my flowers on the day of the wedding. My groom & groomesmen didn't wear their flowers because they were to bulky and wouldn't stay on and they were not the color we agreed upon with the florist (I had 2 different rose colors in my wedding). My bouquet was to contain a "special" color Cala Lily that noone else had besides my groom and they put that in the MOH bouquet too. All in all the flowers were beautiful, however not quite what I ordered. Read less
Services Used: Flowers
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
They did a wonderful job, had fair prices, and were honest about how much flowers you will need (didn't try to over sell). They were great to work with!
They did a wonderful job, had fair prices, and were honest about how much flowers you will need (didn't try to over sell). Read more...
They did a wonderful job, had fair prices, and were honest about how much flowers you will need (didn't try to over sell). They were great to work with! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
Paul was wonderful! From our first meeting, we knew he was the one we wanted to work with. He listened to what we wanted, looked at the pictures we brought, and outlined our ideas, in addition to throwing in suggestions to save on cost. If we didn’t want to take his suggestions, he was open to doing it our way and we felt in no way pressured to go along with his ideas. The only reason we gave them a 4.5 for professionalism is that they keep all of their notes on paper and they lost our most recent meeting notes two weeks before our wedding. However, they gave us copies after every meeting, so I just scanned them in and sent them to Paul and all was well. Paul is truly talented and our flowers came out beautifully! The bouquets were amazing and the pompadours for the flower girls were a huge hit. The centerpieces were gorgeous and just what we wanted and had talked about. Their prices are reasonable and you can’t ask for a better florist!
Paul was wonderful! From our first meeting, we knew he was the one we wanted to work with. He listened to what we wanted, Read more...
Paul was wonderful! From our first meeting, we knew he was the one we wanted to work with. He listened to what we wanted, looked at the pictures we brought, and outlined our ideas, in addition to throwing in suggestions to save on cost. If we didn’t want to take his suggestions, he was open to doing it our way and we felt in no way pressured to go along with his ideas. The only reason we gave them a 4.5 for professionalism is that they keep all of their notes on paper and they lost our most recent meeting notes two weeks before our wedding. However, they gave us copies after every meeting, so I just scanned them in and sent them to Paul and all was well. Paul is truly talented and our flowers came out beautifully! The bouquets were amazing and the pompadours for the flower girls were a huge hit. The centerpieces were gorgeous and just what we wanted and had talked about. Their prices are reasonable and you can’t ask for a better florist! Read less
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Susana
Wedding:
7/31/2004
3.7/5.0
Great flowers! Better prices than most others that I had looked at. Friendly, helpful staff.
Great flowers! Better prices than most others that I had looked at. Friendly, helpful staff.
Great flowers! Better prices than most others that I had looked at. Friendly, helpful staff. Read less
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