COVID-19 effects on deliveries
Current Delivery information: Deliveries will be contactless-we will call recipient to arrange a delivery location that works for them. Upon delivering we will ring the bell, place flowers as arranged or by the front door and then leave. We are adhering to the CDC guidelines for cleaning and sanitation in store and on deliveries. Thank you and stay safe.
We are doing deliveries and offering in store pick up for anything you might want in floral and plant arrangements. We will be shortening our hours of operation to 12-3:30 Tuesday-Thursday, Friday and Saturday, will be dependant on how busy we are making orders. We will also be offering same day delivery on floral arrangements ordered by 1 pm weekdays and 12 noon on Saturday for in town deliveries.
Please stay safe and we hope to be able to assist you in bringing happiness to someone who needs a floral bouquet of cheer.
We are offering limited fresh fruit, meat, and cheese baskets currently, they do require advance ordering and need to be called into the store. We do offer a tea and coffee basket and a gourmet chocolate basket on the website.
We do not offer same day delivery to Western Washington campus housing. These deliveries necessitate reaching the recipient so we must have 24 hours to arrange delivery time.
The Checkered Lily
4151 Meridian St Suite 116
Do to limited staff we are keeping limited open hours. We are always here for ordered pickups and deliveries, but instore shopping is limited to Tuesday-Thursday 12pm -3:30 pm. We are operating with our website to do contactless deliveries. We are only delivering to Bellingham, Washington at this time.
We are currently offering curbside pick up on orders placed in advance.
Shop hours are:
12:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Tuesday-Thursday, Friday and Saturday are dependent on how busy we are to get orders out. We try to be open around 1pm on Friday and 12 pm on Saturday..
We are closed on Sundays. Monday is for in store pick up or deliveries only.
A minimum delivery fee of $12.00 will be added to each order, for each address. For deliveries outside our local delivery area, this fee may vary. Bellingham zip codes, 98226 and 98229 contain rural delivery areas and may have additional fees that we will need to address if it is a rural delivery. We will do this by a phone call to sender.
U.S. orders must be received before 1:00 p.m. in the recipient's time zone to assure same-day delivery (12pm for Saturday delivery). We do not offer same day delivery to Western Washington Campus housing, those orders will be delivered the following day. Orders received after that time will be delivered the following day.
We will do our best to accommodate deliveries at specific times of day, but we cannot guarantee it.
We are unable to make deliveries on Sundays. Deliveries requested on this day will be delivered the following business day.
Delivery of orders to rural route addresses or cemeteries cannot be guaranteed.
We will be happy to accept your international orders if you call our shop directly. We are unable to accept international orders over the Internet.
To help assure on-time delivery during the busy holiday season, place your order at least 1 day prior to the following major holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, Administrative Professionals Week, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
Our shop will always be closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
Occasionally, substitutions may be necessary to create your bouquet due to availabilty of certain flowers in various parts of the country/seasonal availabilty. Care is taken to maintain the style, theme and color of the arrangment, using flowers of equal value.
Arrangments that are designs unique to 'The Checkered Lily' will be created highlighting the most unique flowers in the chosen arrangement and a color change will be made if necessary to incoprorate those specialty flowers.
About Our Company.
The Checkered Lily is a family run business bringing together distinctive design elements with backgrounds in graphic, interior, and floral design.Together we have a combined experience of over 70 years in design, owning businesses in Whatcom and King County. We are now bringing The Checkered Lily to highlight a unique floral design concept combined with distinctive gifts. Our concept is to use the freshest and most unique flowers available seasonally. Using local floral, European bulbs, California farm grown, & wonderful specialty greens. Our emphasis is to showcase the unusual and unique to create artistic one-of-kind arrangements for your enjoyment. Our design team has over 50 years of floral experience in Washington state and Canada.
You can expect great customer service, fresh flower arrangements, beautiful floral designs, plants, gift baskets and much more.
Make The Checkered Lily your first choice for flowers.
We specialize in the following services:
- Large inventory of fresh flowers for any occasion
- Weddings / Wedding Flowers
- Sympathy and Funeral flowers
- Birthday Flowers, Get Well Flowers, Anniversary Flowers
- European/dish gardens
- Modern and traditional flower arrangements
- High-style floral arrangements
- Silk flower arrangements
- Extensive gift line
- Gourmet fruit baskets
- Gift baskets
- Dilettante Chocolates
Effective, April 29, 2021 Peace Health Hospital will no longer accept any floral arrangement with lily flowers. If you have ordered something with a lily we will make a substitution to an equal or greater value flower keeping with the same look and feel of what has been ordered. Thank you