Tag: Floral Design

a moment to savour – Hacienda Sarria photo shoot

November 14, 2014

This photo shoot at the Hacienda Sarria In Kitchener, Ontario was full of awesomeness!   Every detail was inspired by a recent summer trip to Portugal by the coordinator of the event, Lynzie Kent. Lynzie, owner of Love by Lynzie Weddings and Events in Toronto,…

a moment to savour – hope spring holiday home tour

November 7, 2014

The 13th annual Holiday Tour of Homes for HopeSpring kicks off the holiday season tonight and tomorrow. Every year, professional decorators and interior and exterior florists and garden centres from the Waterloo Region gather to donate their time, energy and artistic skill to transform…

pretty petals – blueberry rose

October 9, 2014

The only thing that would make this rose called blueberry any better were if it smelled like blueberries!  This rose is divine.  It has beautiful frilly petals and lots of them.  It has a vase life of up to 10 days – until blueberry…

pretty petals – geraldine rose

October 2, 2014

Let us introduce you to one of our favourite pink roses called Geraldine.  Geraldine is a South American grown light pink  rose with green guard petals.  It is  classified as a medium sized rose with a bloom size of approximately 6 cm when fully…

pretty petals – viking chrysanthemum

September 11, 2014

These locally grown cuties are from the chrysanthemum family and are called viking. Strange name for a flower huh? Our Niagara growers produce this bloom year round, but are most abundant in late summer and early fall. Viking is a useful bloom for the…

Cover Girl – Canadian Florist

July 26, 2014

  Never in my life have I ever wished to be a cover girl but Canadian Florist Magazine decided to throw my smiling face on the cover of their July/August 2014 issue! They also selected me as one of the top 10 florists under 40 for…

pretty petals – protea

June 26, 2014

Not many people outside the floral industry are familiar with the protea.  It is an over sized flower indigenous to South Africa.  It is said that the protea was named after the Greek god Proteus.  Proteus had the ability to change his form at…

52 objects in the studio – floral knives

March 5, 2014

Our flower studio is bursting at the seams.  We utilize every square inch of our space – and love every bit of it! We are surrounded by the vintage, the reconditioned, the antique, and the new.  Everything that we have in the shop has…

flower studio photo shoot sneak peek

March 14, 2013

Here is a sneak peek from a photo shoot with photographer Stephanie Canada, she stopped by the flower studio to capture some images of Living Fresh for her Photographer on the Move series. If you are interested in having your business photographed for her awesome series apply…

october floral design classes at the flower school

September 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Harvest Table Arrangement As the growing season comes to an end and the autumn air starts to dominate, forest floors become a treasure trove of rich botanicals ripe for the picking by creative florists. Colourful foliage, cones, berries, branches, bark, and moss are…

flowery goodness for mother’s day

May 8, 2012

Here is a little peak at what we have in the works for Mother’s Day! It encompasses lots of pretty garden flowers in shades of pink, peach, coral, cream, blue and, purple; just to name a few. These images are samples only, flowers are subject to availability….

peonies and a new vintage foyer light

April 30, 2012

It is peony season in the fresh cut flower world and I could not be happier. Creating beautiful floral arrangements are so easy when peonies are involved! I will be playing with these lovelies ever chance I get while they are in season! When I’m not busy…