Flowers for the Holidays!

Published October 6, 1999 8:27AM (EDT)

Celebrate the holiday season with a house full of
fresh cut flowers and decorative greenery.

That time of year is fast approaching, and wants to help one lucky winner start celebrating the holiday season by delivering beautifully fresh and fragrant floral decorations to your home just in time for Thanksgiving!

If you are the lucky winner, you won't be able to believe your eyes and nose when you open your door to this incredible gift. offers premium-grade, fresh-cut flowers direct from the grower. From classic Roses and Sunflowers to exotic Lilies and Birds of Paradise, bring you the best of the season in large, grower bunches. All hand-selected, cut and shipped within hours of harvest in a beautiful custom box.

Grand prize:

This special grand prize is really one of the most luxurious ever! Pamper yourself by entering to win:

A gorgeous evergreen wreath for your front door,
beautiful decorative greenery with a wonderful evergreen scent which will last through the holidays, exquisite fresh flowers for a table centerpiece, and a lovely arrangement of flowers for your entryway!


Another set of fresh flowers from will be delivered in December, just in time to freshen up holiday floral decorations. Take a deep breath and picture yourself inhaling the welcoming fragrance of a home that feels cozy and inviting, with the scent of beautiful blooms lingering in the air.

How to enter:

Just fill out the form below, and then cross your fingers!

Click here for the SWEEPSTAKES RULES.

"Flowers for the Holidays" -- Official Rules


Sweepstakes is offered only within the 50 United States. Sweepstakes is open to all persons who are legal residents of the United States and are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. No purchase necessary to enter.

How to Enter:

Participants must answer the questions provided. All submissions, whether postal or electronic, must be received by 11:59 p.m. PDT on November 18, 1999.

Though electronic entries are preferred, submissions may also be mailed to "Flowers for the Holidays," 706 Mission Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. Submissions by mail must be typed, double-spaced and on white paper, with the author's name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address (if available).

One entry per person household email address. Multiple entries, whether electronic or postal, will be discarded. NO PHONE INQUIRIES, PLEASE.

Prize Details:

The Grand Prize winner will receive floral decorations including: a large evergreen wreath, a bundle of greenery, a floral table centerpiece and one floral bundle. will ship a second set of flowers both table and entryway selections in December. Grand Prize winner's name and essay will be posted on, after the winner has signed an affidavit of eligibility for the prize.

The total value of the Grand Prize depends on the prize winner's location but will be approximately $300.00 for the flowers and delivery.


All prizes are non-transferable, non-replaceable and cannot be redeemed for cash, bartered or sold. Winners will be required to sign and return a release of liability, affidavit of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement, all within 14 days of notification.

By accepting and/or using the prize(s), winners agree(s) to the use of their names, voices and/or likenesses for the purpose of advertising, trade or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize(s) or fails to timely return the complete and executed affidavit and releases as required, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

Selection of Winner:

Winners will be selected from all eligible entries. The winners will be notified by phone, e-mail or mail. Sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final. Sponsors, agents and representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, are not responsible for and shall not be liable for:

(i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible or postage-due entries;

(ii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsors that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted;

(iii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind a rising inconnection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or

(iv) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel this Sweepstakes at any time. By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release and hold Sponsors and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on content of the story, including but not limited to publicity rights, copyright infringement, defamation or invasion ofprivacy. Winners will be selected and announced once all affidavits of eligibility have been satisfactorily completed and returned.

Winners' List:
For a complete list of winners, please send a note requesting "Flowers for the Holidays" Winners' List and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Flowers for the Holidays" Winner's List,, 706 Mission St., 2nd Fl., San Francisco, CA 94103.

Sweepstakes Home Page

Thank you for your entry!

Please enter only once. Winners will be selected at random, once duplicate entries have been removed. Multiple entries will result in disqualification.

We will notify you if you are a winner!

By Salon Staff

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