Tag: Living Fresh Flower Studio and School

pretty petals – amaranthus

September 19, 2013

Welcome to week twenty of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

pretty petals – hydrangea

September 12, 2013

Welcome to week nineteen of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

fresh and renewed – antique glass bottles

September 10, 2013

I started collecting antique glass bottles back in my scuba diving days. A friend of mine got me into scrounge diving for bottles and we would spend hours underwater searching under rocks and in muck up to our elbows for glass bottles. All the…

pretty petals – blushing bride protea

September 5, 2013

Welcome to week eighteen of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

fresh and renewed – canadian honey tin

September 4, 2013

Old vintage tins are very popular, I started collecting them a few months back and have already shared a one Fresh and Renewed post using them as a vase. You can find that posts here. For today’s post I used a vintage Canadian Honey…

pretty petals – cosmos

August 29, 2013

Welcome to week seventeen of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

pretty petals – queen anne’s lace

August 22, 2013

Welcome to week sixteen of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

white, peach, emerald green wedding flowers

August 16, 2013

We just adore emerald green. When Chrystal and Mark approached us in the spring to talk about the flowers for their wedding on Friday, July 26, 2013, we were so excited to hear about their colour scheme of white, peach and emerald green with a hint…

pretty petals – zinnias

August 15, 2013

Welcome to week fifteen of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

fresh and renewed – vintage pyrex mug

August 13, 2013

Last week was super busy and my focus was 100% on weddings and flower studio, so that left no time for blogging, sorry! I hope things will be back on track this week. For today’s Fresh and Renewed I wanted to share with you…

pretty petals – dahlias

August 8, 2013

Welcome to week fourteen of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

pretty petals – astrantia

August 1, 2013

Welcome to week thirteen of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

purple and white flowers for a cambridge mill wedding

July 31, 2013

Natalie and Ryan were married on Friday, July 12th, 2013 at the beautiful Cambridge Mill. Natalie requested a mixed bouquet of flowers in various shades of purple with a hint of pink and ivory. For her bouquet we selected Purple Allium, Ocean Song Roses, Purple…

pretty petals – freesia

July 25, 2013

Welcome to week twelve of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

fresh and renewed – terracotta wine cooler

July 23, 2013

Since starting this Fresh and Renewed column I have been on the search for new vessels to repurpose into vases, for today’s post I found a old terracotta wine cooler that was the prefect size for creating a large arrangement for an outdoor party…

pretty petals – cobra lily

July 18, 2013

Welcome to week eleven of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

fresh and renewed – recycled glass oil bottle

July 16, 2013

There are so many vessels and containers in our kitchens that can be repurposed into vases; have a good look at the items you are considering discarding as they could become beautiful flower vases. For today’s Fresh and Renewed flower post I found a…

pretty petals – bachelor’s button

July 11, 2013

Welcome to week ten of our column entitled Pretty Petals. Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore. Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

fresh and renewed – nellie’s laundry soda tin

July 9, 2013

For today’s Fresh and Renewed post we bring you something new, a cool laundry soda tin from Nellie’s All Natural. Deb, my amazing sidekick and partner in floral chaos, brought in this tin so it could be reused for floral arranging fun! Although it…

garden party flower class

July 6, 2013

The Flower School’s annual Garden Party flower class was held on June 27, 2013. The studio was jam packed full of fresh garden flowers ready for our 7 lovely students to arrange into a trio of mason jars. It was such a delightful evening…

pretty petals – clematis

July 4, 2013

Welcome to week nine of our column entitled Pretty Petals.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral eye-candy…

fresh and renewed – antique muffin tins

July 2, 2013

Our Fresh and Renewed column is all about inspiring you to find new purposes for very day objects, old and new, that would normally be discarded, stored in a cupboard or thrown out.  And we found the perfect objects for today’s post while thrifting at…

engagement mini session giveaway winner

July 1, 2013

We have a winner for our blog giveaway… Congratulations to bride-to-be Yildiz Dervish! Yildiz has won an engagement session with Stephanie Canada Photography, a $150 print credit plus a fresh hand-tied bouquet for her photo shoot from us at Living Fresh Flower Studio and School!…

pretty petals – stock

June 27, 2013

Welcome to week 8 of our column entitled Pretty Petals.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

Fresh and Renewed – Betty Anne Peanut Crunch Tin

June 25, 2013

I have recently started collecting tin containers for arranging flowers in. While out thrifting I was pleasantly surprised to happen upon a Vintage turquoise Betty Anne Peanut Crunch Tin; pleasantly surprised by the fact that the tin had the name Betty Anne on it…

pretty petals – anemones

June 20, 2013

Welcome to week seven of our column entitled Pretty Petals.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral eye-candy…

fresh and renewed – vintage keiller milk glass jars

June 18, 2013

This week’s Fresh and Renewed vintage James Keiller and Son marmalade jars are coming to you all they way from Dundee, Scotland. Keiller’s marmalade was first produced in Scotland in 1797 and by the late 19th century their preserves were shipped all over the world. They are believed to be…

engagement photo shoot and flower bouquet giveaway

June 17, 2013

Boy, Oh boy, do we have an awesome giveaway for all the local brides and grooms out there! Our photographer friend, Stephanie of Stephanie Canada Photography, has offered up a Engagement Mini Photo Session for one of you to win! Plus, she is giving…

pretty petals – peony

June 13, 2013

Welcome to week six of our column entitled Pretty Petals.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral eye-candy…

pretty petals – ranunculus

June 6, 2013

Welcome to week five of our column entitled Pretty Petals.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

pretty petals – lilacs

May 30, 2013

Welcome to week four of our column entitled Pretty Petals.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral eye-candy…

fresh and renewed – monschau mustard jar

May 28, 2013

Whenever we visit Germany, we always try to squeeze in a trip to Monschau, a charming little village in the Eifel region of western Germany. The narrow, cobblestone streets are lined with 300 year old half-timbered houses and, the entrance to the village is gated; you need a residence pass…

downtown kitchener – king street art market at night

May 27, 2013

Join Living Fresh Flower Studio and School at the King Street Art Market this Friday night, May 31, from 6:00pm to midnight! We will have our booth filled with lots of terrariums, fresh flowers and potted plants! Plus, there will be giveaways, floral demonstrations…

succulent terrarium workshop

May 25, 2013

Sunday, May 19th was the date of our first ever Succulent Terrarium Workshop! It was a sold out event.  We have taught 3 closed Terrarium Workshops this term, but this was the first time we showed students the ins and outs of making an open…

pretty petals – medinilla

May 23, 2013

Welcome to week three of our column entitled Pretty Petals.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

pretty petals – poppies

May 16, 2013

Welcome to week two of our column entitled ‘Pretty Petals’.  Each week we will introduce you to a flower that we are working with here in the studio as well as flowers that we absolutely adore.  Please join us every Thursday for some floral…

fresh and renewed – bonne maman jam jar

May 7, 2013

As you all know I adore arranging flowers. Well did you know that whenever I can I love to design flowers in everyday containers, especially food and drink vessels? Well, to challenge my creativity I have been plotting a new blog column, something that would…

mother’s day – send flowers

Orchids, Lavender, Fresh Herbs, Hibiscus and Medinillia are just a few of the pretty things we have in the studio for this Mother’s Day along with buckets and buckets of fresh cut flowers.  Our custom made fresh flower hand-tied bouquets always leave loved ones…

wedding flower wednesdays – purple and yellow

May 1, 2013

Back in November we had the pleasure of creating wedding flowers for an extremely wonderful couple, Erin and Aaron. These love birds were married on Saturday, November 3rd 2012 in Downtown Kitchener at the Walper Hotel; a historic boutique hotel build in 1893. The…

Sunday’s Terrarium Workshop

April 30, 2013

In biology class we learned the importance of a sustainable environment – a system that remains productive over a long period of time.  Well, this past Sunday, April 28th, the students of the Living Fresh Flower Studio and School got the chance to make…

this week in the flower studio

April 26, 2013

Before we kick off for the night here is a look into this week in the studio via our Living Fresh Instagram feed. It was a busy week with lots of hand-tied bouquets made, flower classes, flower deliveries and bridal consultations.   This week…

happy monday flower friends

April 22, 2013

Well, after a relaxing weekend we are gearing up for a very busy week of flower deliveries, flower classes and bridal consultations. Plus we are trying to get back into blogging regularly, this week we are planning on announcing two new weekly columns for…

send flowers for administrative professional’s week

April 19, 2013

Monday is the start of Administrative Professional’s Week; Administrative Professional’s Day is on Wednesday, April 24th. Flowers are a great way to say thank you to the amazing people who support you and your business everyday! Their hard work, dedication and loyalty deserve a…

Facebook flower bouquet giveaway winner

April 12, 2013

We are excited to announce that the winner of our Facebook giveaway is Jennifer Freitas! We have your bouquet made and ready for you to pick up! Please stop into the flower studio today or tomorrow to claim your prize!

flower bouquet giveaway on Facebook

April 10, 2013

It is time to celebrate! This week we reached our 400th “Like” on our Facebook page and we would like to thank all our Facebook fans with a fresh cut hand-tied floral bouquet giveaway. The bouquet will be made fresh for the winner on…

this week in the flower studio

March 30, 2013

Happy Long Easter Weekend to you! I’m so excited for a relaxing Sunday with my sweetie, enjoying these pretty flowers on our dining table. It feels like forever since I have had flowers at home and that is just not right. Must make a…

photographer on the move

March 20, 2013

Last week photographer Stephanie Canada stopped into the Living Fresh Flower Studio and School for a little photo shoot for her Photographer on the Move series. Here are few of the wonderful images she captured of our work and studio space. For more images…

green flowers and shamrocks for st. patrick’s day

March 15, 2013

Just a little of what we have in the studio for you for St. Patrick’s Day! Green Eye Roses, Bells of Ireland, Green Belt Tlaspia, Green Hydrangea, Green Viburnum, just to name a few. Oh and Shamrocks!!! Must have Shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day!  

cannot get enough of spring

February 19, 2013

I have to admit, I’m tired of being cold and tired of this crazy weather Mother Nature is throwing at us. I know we are to blame for it, but I’m just so ready for spring. So until it arrives I will be hiding…