SETTING THESAURUS

FLOWER SHOP



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Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Bright colors and cheerful displays
Ivy plants
Silk arrangements in baskets or vases
Live houseplants on shelves
Home décor plaques with cute or homey sayings on them
A card rack
Small knickknacks
Boxes of chocolate
Tall glass coolers filled with fresh flower arrangements
A walk-in cooler for bulk flowers and storage
A staging area for creating arrangements (spools of ribbon, lace and wire, green florist tape, flower wrap, crystal vases, packets of flower food, bows, spray glitter)
A small rack of blank cards
Seasonal embellishments for special holidays or occasions (snowman ornaments or hearts on a stick, etc.)
Mylar balloons and helium tanks
Hardier flowers sitting out in water pails
Shoppers browsing for an arrangement or flipping through wedding catalogs

SOUNDS:
The rustle of florist plastic or tissue paper
The ding of a cash register opening
A suctioned whoosh of a display case door being opened
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