Everyone needs a pick-me-up at one time or another, but during these stressful times, and especially during Valentine’s Day, a special something can mean so much. Luckily, Rhode Island has plenty of small businesses that offer great gifts and flowers and they need your patronage. Check out one or more of these top Rhode Island florists and gift shops.
Golden Gate Studios is a husband and wife owned and operated floral studio specializing in wedding and special event floral design. Together they share a combined 42 years of experience in the industry and create elegant, unique handcrafted floral arrangements and wedding bouquets. Their level of quality and design at an affordable cost compares to few other florists in the state. If you need wedding or event florals, this is the place to go.
Forget Me Not Florist features Rosa Prima premium roses in their arrangements, because of their longevity and beauty. Their gift shop also includes many snuggly plush bears, balloons, and attractive cards.
Barrington Books offers a broad range of books, toys, vinyl, and unique gifts. You’re certain to find that special something for your loved one.
Newport is also graced with many great florists. The Water’s Edge Flowers is a family-owned and has served the area for almost 50 years. They have won many awards and have many satisfied customers.
Bellevue Florist has served the area over 75 years with a variety of fresh flowers, plants and creative gift choices to suit any style or budget. They offer secure online ordering and delivery.
Valley Falls Flower Shop proudly serves Cumberland and surrounding cities and towns including Lincoln, Central Falls, and Pawtucket. This shop is family owned and operated offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, with service that is friendly and prompt. They will go the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect.
If you’re reluctant to give flowers that eventually die, consider a house plant instead. Jordan’s Jungle is a tropical oasis featuring thousands of plants, pottery, and plant materials. They are open for in-store shopping or order online for curbside pickup.
The Hope Artiste Village is also a great spot to find unique gifts from a variety of local shops.
Flowers by Bert & Peg is a little shop that delivers more than their size suggests. If you’re looking for something unusual check out their potted peace lily or bird bath arrangements. Curbside and in door pick up is available as well as delivery.
You don’t need an occasion to order flowers for someone you care about. Studio 539 Flowers offers everyday flowers for delivery or curbside pickup, plus they create great arrangements for weddings, bridal showers, and other special occasions.
Frey Florist is family-owned and has been serving Providence, North Providence, Cranston, Warwick, Smithfield, East Providence, Barrington and Pawtucket since 1973. Order online for delivery, but allow plenty of time as everything is taking longer at the moment.
Simple Pleasures is a charming little gift shop in a historic forge. They offer clothing, jewelry, household items, and truly unique items. They’re local, independent, and available online or in-person.
Flowerthyme Floral offers fresh flowers, live plants and creative gift choices to suit any style or budget. Order online and have your special gift delivered.
Weedweaver’s also offers live plants and custom traditional and modern floral arrangements. Order online and then have your items delivered.
The Purple Cow has been voted the best gift shop in the south country eight times. They feature local artists, amazing jewelry, scarves, and other unique gifts.