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You went all out for Father’s Day (you’re very welcome). And toasted the kiddie’s last day of school with homemade cupcakes.

Don’t wait for next Mother’s Day to enjoy a celebration of your own. Show yourself a little gratitude with flowers. Here are our favorite spots to pick your prize.

Bittersweet Butterfly
What’s in Season: Sweet and intimate arrangements of pretty peonies (vase arrangements, $50 and up.)
What Else Is in Store: Sassy Stella McCartney days-of-the-week silk and cotton embroidered panties ($35 each; $195 gift set).
Where to Make Your Pick: 1406 Micheltorena Street, at Sunset Boulevard (323-660-4303).

Fiore Designs
What’s in Season: Luxurious and long-lasting orchid and succulent gardens, customized at your whim ($50 and up).
What Else Is in Store: Rococo chocolate floral bars infused with jasmine, rose, violet, or lavender (floral bars, $6-$9; variety packs, $9-$12.).
Where to Make Your Pick: 1617 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, at Venice Boulevard (310-230-5007).

Gilly Flowers & Events
What’s in Season: Dahlias in summery bursts of orange, red, cream, and fuchsia deliver sunny charm from local growers ($12-$18 per bunch).
What Else Is in Store: Recycled Woolly Pocket indoor planters hung with succulents, rocks, and moss ($33 and up).
Where to Make Your Pick: 3936 West Sunset Boulevard, at Sanborn Avenue (323-953-2910).

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GROOVE
Dan Zanes Concert
What: Sweet pop music for all at this free family show.
Why: Get cross-cultural with a diverse selection of groovy sing-along tunes.
When: Tues., 11 a.m.
Where: Dragonfly DuLou, 2066 Hillhurst Ave., b/t Ambrose Ave. & Price St. (323-665-8448).

PAINT
Dwell/IdeaPaint House at Dwell on Design
What: Mini modernists express their budding talent on the playhouse walls.
Why: The wacky masterpiece will be donated to a local children’s charity after the show.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., b/t Olympic & W. Pico Blvds. (213-741-1151). Tickets online at dwellondesign.com. DailyCandy Kids readers get 50 percent off adult admission with code DAILYCANDYX at checkout; children get in free.

CREATE
ArtQuest
What: Families make tile mosaics and play interactive games among ancient artworks.
Why: Mythological heroes and monsters inspire any creative kid.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: The Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy. Admission is free with a reservation. Call 310-440-7300 or go to getty.edu.

Photo: Nathan Branch/ Flickr

LOCATIONS
Fiore Designs
1617 Abbot Kinney Blvd
@ Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy
@ Coastline Dr
Malibu, CA 90265
310-440-7300
Dragonfly DuLou
2066 Hillhurst Ave
bt Ambrose Ave & Price St
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-665-8448
1201 S Figueroa St
@ W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213-741-1151
1406 Micheltorena St
@ Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
323-660-4303
3936 W Sunset Blvd
@ Sanborn Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
323-953-2910
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