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Viva La Flora Live

Viva La Flora Live Podcast takes a deep dive into floristry and dissect every industry that supports this profession to bring you the art and business of flowers! "As we know, our profession encompasses wide range of industries and other fields, such as artists, designers, farmers, distributors, wholesalers, educators, planners, photographers... and the list goes on. It is vital to recognize the importance of each and every one of these experts. I will be striving to bring a glimpse of it all to you through stories from industry experts, newcomers, trendsetters and followers.
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Jul 30, 2019

Debra Prinzing is a Seattle-based writer, speaker and leading advocate for American Grown Flowers. Through her many Slow Flowers-branded projects, she has convened a national conversation that stimulates consumers and professionals alike to make conscious choices about their floral purchases.

Debra is the producer of SlowFlowers.com, the online directory to American grown farms, florists, shops and studios who supply domestic and local flowers. Each Wednesday, approximately 5,000 listeners tune into Debra's "Slow Flowers Podcast," available for free downloads at her web site, debraprinzing.com, or on iTunes and via other podcast services.

Jul 23, 2019

Susan is a floral designer, artist and instructor who creates unusual, boundary-pushing floral art including elaborate headpieces, floral wearables, and her signature succulent jewelry. Her soulful, seasonally-inspired creations have been described as exquisite living artwork.

A passionate teacher, Susan offers private design instruction for new and professional florists in her studio, online at www.passionflowersue.com, and through destination workshops.
Susan’s work has been featured on the cover of Fusion Flowers Magazine twice, and in leading industry publications and websites including Martha Stewart Weddings, Flower, Florist's Review, My Modern Met, Refinery 29, SELF, Country Living, Cosmopolitan, Buzzfeed, Belle Armoire, Modern Wedding Flowers, and Grace Ormond Wedding Style. Her first book, The Art of Wearable Flowers, published by Chronicle Books, will debut Spring, 2020.

Jul 16, 2019

What you will learn from this episode:

  • Secrets behind Arthurs headpieces
  • Importance of education
  • Competing on international level
  • Arthur’s take on retail – it doesn’t have to take a village
  • Untraditional way in web service
  • Play on color
  • Why art in bloom event

Follow him on Instagram - @ Babylonfloraldesign & arthurwilliamsflowerart

His website is – www.Babylonfloral.com

Jul 12, 2019

Holly Heider Chapple founded her wedding and event floral design business 26 years ago. The business was home based and offered Holly an opportunity to make a living while staying at home with her 7 children. At the time the studio primarily focused on weddings and events in the Washington DC area. Over the years, the Holly Heider Chapple Flowers brand continued to grow and gain international recognition as result of Holly’s involvement in social media and the popularity of her blog, The Full Bouquet.

Highlights from this episode include..

- true sacrifices behind wedding floral business
- importance of re-evaluating your business
- what does it really take to run a wedding floral business
- power of education
- work-life balance
- track your challenges and wins to get better understanding of your business

Jul 11, 2019

Holly Heider Chapple founded her wedding and event floral design business 26 years ago. The business was home based and offered Holly an opportunity to make a living while staying at home with her 7 children. At the time the studio primarily focused on weddings and events in the Washington DC area. Over the years, the Holly Heider Chapple Flowers brand continued to grow and gain international recognition as result of Holly’s involvement in social media and the popularity of her blog, The Full Bouquet.

Highlights from this episode include..

- true sacrifices behind wedding floral business
- importance of re-evaluating your business
- what does it really take to run a wedding floral business
- power of education
- work-life balance
- track your challenges and wins to get better understanding of your business

Jul 8, 2019
Viva La Flora Live Podcast takes a deep dive into floristry and dissect every industry that supports this profession to bring you the art and business of flowers!
 
"As we know, our profession encompasses wide range of industries and other fields, such as artists, designers, farmers, distributors, wholesalers, educators, planners, photographers... and the list goes on. It is vital to recognize the importance of each and every one of these experts . I will be striving to bring a glimpse of it all to you through stories from industry experts, newcomers, trendsetters and followers. 
My primary goal is to share, educate and empower while learning and staying inspired myself!”   ~Anahit
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