Officially a Certified Wedding Planner!!

I just completed my wedding planning certification through WPIC (Wedding Planning Institute of Canada).  I will offer wedding planning services to our brides, which will include wedding consultation, day of wedding coordination and full wedding services coordination from the day after saying “yes I will marry you” to the day you say “I do”. I will … Read more

Look who is becoming a Certified Wedding Planner

I am looking forward to attending the Wedding Planner/ Coordinator Certificate (www.wpic.ca) this weekend in Montreal.  In the near future we will be offering wedding & event planning/coordination to the wide range of services we already offer, that include wedding & event consultations, preferred venue and vendor lists, floral decor, vase & wedding decor rentals, set-up and delivery. One … Read more

Embarking on the path to becoming a Certified Floral Designer

We are always striving towards continuing education. I (Karen-5 years experience) and one of my colleagues Kasia (11 years experience) will be furthering our professional development. We will spend the next year in preparation to take our Professional Florist Designer Evaluation at the next American Institute of Floral Design (AIFD) Symposium in July 2011 in San Fransisco. … Read more

It’s all about communication…isn’t it

Recently, I had to follow-up with a customer complaint, the recipient of the flowers didn’t like what one of our designers did for her. The order asked for a contemporary arrangement. Well, what does contemporary mean to a florist, or more importantly what does it mean when it comes to floral design. Dictionary.com defines the … Read more

Staff Meeting Tomorrow

The staff and I are scheduled for a 8:00 am breakfast meeting tomorrow (Thursday Sept 9th) to talk about how the summer went and how we would like the coming busy Christmas holiday to unfold. One of my staff members and I traveled to Toronto, to the CGTA (Canadian Gift and Tableware Association Show). It was … Read more