Nice to meet you
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Flower fix is a DIY experience for flower enthusiasts and party seekers to flex their floral muscles in a fun, creative environment. We provide the tools to teach, inspire and enable creativity through flowers, with DIY video tutorials and florist quality botanicals. We’re building a community of flower lovers and DIY addicts. We are putting the creative reins in your hands, to create beautiful spaces, events and moments for yourself. We think it’s all about the experience, being in the moment and embracing joy. Whether you join a workshop at our home or host one in yours, we want to take that “untouchable” element out of flowers.
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I’m from a rural town in Nebraska. I began apprenticing with a local florist at a very early age. After attending the University of Nebraska, studying Fine Art, I opened a flower shop in Lincoln, Nebraska. I’ve studied floral design in Aalsmeer, Netherlands at the Boerma Institute, and it was there I received my Master Florist status. In 2004 I was inducted into the American Institute of Floral Design (a super cool organization dedicated to recognizing and promoting the art of floral design as a professional career). I moved to Kansas City in 2005 and opened a boutique in the crossroads Arts District showcasing fine art, floral design, and teaching floral design classes. Along the way, I have been blessed to have worked with, and taught alongside some of the world’s top floral designers.
Why I started Flower Fix
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In 2014 I moved to Denver Colorado. After a couple of months off of flowers (yes, they are like a drug), I was itching to get back into the floral industry. I realized in past endeavors, what I really loved most, and made me feel fulfilled was teaching, so I focused on how I could center a business around education. I began developing a platform for providing design workshops locally. After setting up local workshops, the thought occurred to me that everyone, no matter where they live, should have available great florist quality flowers and stylish vessels, even if they do not have the good fortune to live in Colorado. So the “ship-a-kit” idea was born.
MY FAVORITE FLOWER
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I had to include this, since everyone asks!
Yellow Freesia. Freesia are a beautiful bulb flower, with great line, that are known for a delightful light fragrance. The yellow freesia in particular have the most amazing scent. It reminds me of orange Hubba Bubba. Smell one, you’re sure to agree.