FULL BLOOM + Dinner en Blanc

You’re invited to the most exclusive and exciting dinner party of the Summer!

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When thinking of a way to bring the community together to benefit FULL BLOOM, I began to think about some of my favorite things: good food + good music + good company. Pair this, of course, with taper candles, bistro lighting and a lush table setting – all in white – and you have

Dinner en Blanc

I am thrilled to share this evening with you! This will be a street dinner, farm – to – table, family style dining experience. The first of it’s kind in Coeur d Alene. We are partnering with Culinary Stone, Riverstone, Pastry and More and other local vendors to bring you a fabulous evening you won’t want to miss!

and because it’s Dinner en Blanc, YOU MUST WEAR WHITE..

Please visit the EVENTS page to make your reservation. Seating is limited!

All proceeds will benefit The FULL BLOOM.

 

FULL BLOOM + FLOWER BAR = LOVE

Sometimes a relationship falls together and you just ‘know’ it’s meant to be. Well let me tell you about this new match made in heaven! I’m so excited to share with you a new partnership with FULL BLOOM!

Introducing FLOWER BAR:  a floral design studio that will offer corporate, residential and personal subscription floral services along with designs for pretty events!IMG_0105 IMG_0106

Please plan on stopping by this Thursday evening, January 29, 2015 from 5-8pm and see what it’s all about and how wonderfully these two will work together!

There will be giveaways + Pastry and More deliciousness + pretty flowers in an amazing studio space. Located in the Villages at Riverstone. 2026 Beebe Blvd. CDA.

Here are some behind the scenes of the fun and pretty going on at the studio getting ready to open the doors and shout HELLO LOVE!

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I hope to see you there!

xoxo

Shawn

 

This weekend TAKES THE CAKE

This weekend TAKES THE CAKE – literally.  Here’s a recap of the loving going on over the weekend:

photo 5So this weekend was kinda special to FULL BLOOM. We not only received the wedding flowers as a donation, but we actually did the floral design for the bouquets that were donated. That’s a total love-love relationship. In case you haven’t heard, FULL BLOOM will be offering floral design for a limited number of events this year. Designing for Janelle was effortless, especially since the bride said – I trust you. Go with it. (yes!)photo 1

It was a late night of prepping & humming Wicked songs throughout the night..

(Wicked on stage + flowers on stage = in the same night.) late night, but worth it. so worth itphoto

Saturday morning I went to the Davenport Hotel to deliver the goods. The man at the door was just so cute! He asked if he could hold something for me? I said, “sure! hold these and smile for picture!”  I couldn’t resist!photo 4

Meet Janelle: the very beautiful bride. loved her instantly, she glows inside and out. I was so happy to be a part of her big day. photo 5photo 1

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I headed out to High Country Orchard that evening to pick up the donation. Have you been there? It’s such a fun venue, and from the looks of the after-party, things were hoppin’.photo 3photo 3

So don’t mind me, I was gathering flowers and snapping pics of all the adorable decorations and then I spotted….the leftover cake.

Yes. yes, I did.

I took a bite. ok, 2 bites. but that’s all, I swear! so yum.

note: the beer, though, was not mine. photo 3photo 4photo 1

Janelle & Shawn: Happy Wedding, Happy Life! Congratulations to you both! Thanks for letting us be a part of your day! photo 4To inquire about floral design services, please go here.

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I’m thrilled for the weekend, and even more thrilled to be a small part of this beautiful couple’s big day! Part of the excitement happening around here is that FULL BLOOM will be offering floral design for a limited number of events this year. What makes Janelle and Shawn so beautiful is that they wanted to have a donation table available for their guests to make financial donations to support FULL BLOOM. The couple both have experienced loved ones being in assisted living facilities so naturally, ‘we clicked’. Thank you, soon-to-be newly weds! Enjoy the before pics as I get this flower party started.photo 4photo 2photo 3

Debra Prinzing + Alicia Schwede = Fun Flower Filled Weekend

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Dear Seattle, I loved the time I spent with you. Let’s do it again, real soon. Affectionately, S

Here’s some exciting facts happening at FULL BLOOM:

Exciting Fact #1: I spent a fabulous flower filled weekend in Seattle with two of my favorite flower crushes: the talented Alicia Schwede of Flirty Fleurs  & the amazing Debra Prinzing of Slow Flowers. To start the morning we were instructed by Debra Prinzing, Seasonal Spring Floral Design. We talked shop, flowers, flowers and well, flowers. She is a big advocate of American grown cut flowers. I love this about her! I totally agree that we need to support our own American farms and glean from the bounty produced in our own rich soil! This hands on workshop was so fun and informative – we designed centerpieces- using zero floral foam. She had many alternatives to use instead and she even suggested Curly Willow, it’s not only pretty in the water, it also acts as an antiseptic! who knew?  Debra is a delight to be with. I did not want her workshop to end!

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Talented and super brilliant Debra Prinzing. (big crush here)

 

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IMG_1188 Let’s just get married with this bouquet..

The afternoon workshop was taught by Alicia Schwede, The Bridal Bouquet & Pricing Workshop. Alicia gave all her floral secrets away while we learned to make a hand tied bouquet. She is not only absolutely talented, she is such a lovely person to be around! I was smitten with the selection of blooms from Florabundance! When she let us loose to design our own bouquets, I had to really dial in the self control because it was hard not to want all of everything! I created a large bouquet with the seasons favorite gifts including: Coral Charm Peonies and David Austin Garden Roses. (sigh) Loved every minute of the day and I can’t wait to have an opportunity to hang out with these two again! Please enjoy the pics and color of the season.

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alicia + debra = lots of talent right here.

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Beautiful Alicia Schwede – loved spending the day with her.

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Oh, David Austin, you speak my love language with those roses.

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Exciting Fact #2: being featured on Apple Brides. If you aren’t familiar with Apple Brides website, it is THE place to go for all things wedding in the beautiful Northwest. The team at Apple Brides features the areas best wedding vendors + real weddings + lots of inspiration. Go there and check it out. If you follow me on Facebook, you know the lovin’ going on. You can read about FULL BLOOM on Apple Brides here. A huge thank you to AB! I look forward to all you brides and grooms out there reaching out to us and donating throughout the season!featured2014

Exciting Fact #3: I have been working with the very beautiful & talented Caroline Schibel for a new logo and details. I am so excited about this! Caroline is a dream to work with. As soon as print is complete, I’ll give you the full reveal. You’ll love it! Here’s a sneak peek until then: (you’re crushing on it, I know!) think gold glitter, big smiles, a wink and maybe a toe kick or two. That’s how I feel about Caroline’s mad skills.WEB_FullBloom_SYMBOL

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