A little about what's happening in our big flower world...

Mayday Mayday!

Really...June? What happened to May?

Well, we were caught up in so much fun in May we hardly posted any updates.

So here's our little summary...

We kicked off May with our Dear Mama: DIY Floral Design Workshop. It was such a blast playing flowers with 25 awesome ladies. Their designs were just so beautiful. I was thoroughly impressed. Cannot wait until we hold our next workshop later this summer (keep your eyes peeled for dates). Thank you again to Crystal of Crystal Lynn Photography for shooting our work and giving us photo memories to last forever. You're the best, really.

Here's a few shots of our fun. (click on images to see gallery of photos)

And then Mother's Day came and we SOLD OUT at our Pop-Up Flower Shop held at Merchant & Main. Thank you to Merchant & Main for inviting us to Pop-Up for the weekend. You guys rock and took such great care of us! And a huge thank you to all our loyal customers for coming out and buying your mamas our pretty little designs!

Then we spent a few days in the woods trying to recover with this cutie patootie making ivy crowns, chasing banana slugs, and a whole bunch of hammocking.

Oh and then we partnered up with my sister and brother's company Graphic Expression to enter the Vacaville Fiesta Days Window Display Competition. And we took first place!

And in the middle of it all, we somehow designed and delivered these floral beauties....

So May, you came in hot and you went out sizzling. We are embracing June (the kick-off our wedding season) with wide open arms and look forward to telling you about a few of our exciting new business ventures. Bring it June!

Just a post...

...not even a picture. Just stopping in to chat for a bit on, well, everything.

We have been kinda busy lately. Weddings are in full swing, summer events filling up, planning our workshops, continuing to take new classes on style and esthetic, meanwhile getting out our day-to-day designs. It's kind of magical really. Our house is submerged in flowers and greenery (that includes the little scraps I find in every nook and cranny). It is pretty darn glorious. With this heat, the air conditioning circulates the delicious smell of sweet peas and eucalyptus throughout every room, a real awful problem right? Things we refer to as FPP or "Florist People Problems" which are REAL problems I swear. 

I've heard from many florists that Mother's Day is one big freak-out session. After all, it is our busiest week of the year. But, I am pretty much just plugging along like its just any other week. Just with a lot more flowers & a workshop thrown in there too. Now, talk to me at the end of next Sunday & I may have pulled out most of my hair, dulled all my snips, and lost a few fingers in the thick of it all. 

But really this post is about our people. The feedback & support that continues to pour in is like eating an entire humble pie for every meal. It's just shocking & sweet how living in our home town and growing our little business has brought our support system out from every angle. I wish I could personally thank every single person who has ever mentioned our flowers to a friend, ordered one of our designs, liked or shared our social networking posts, passed along our business card, or even asked how "the flower thing" is going. So here it is...THANK YOU! We couldn't be happier. We are proud to have our little business in this community and love that we are able to give back. Even if it's just through making you smile. Because really, that is the whole reason we do this!

Really though, thanks.

Floral Fun with a Snap!

Thank you to all of our Pollen Mill friends who signed up for the Dear Mama~Floral Fun Workshop! Registration is officially closed as we are at maximum capacity. For those of you who missed out, need not worry our Summer Fun~Floral Crown Workshop is coming up next!

In other news, we have a special guest coming to the Dear Mama Workshop! Crytsal Lynn Photography will be in attendance to take her gorgeous photos of each arrangement...Oh Snap! Attendees will have photos of their bespoke designs posted to The Pollen Mill blog. Crystal's work is nothing short of amazing & we are ecstatic to have her talent join our flower fun! You can see some of Crystal's beautiful shots here on her website:

Get ready! It's going to be one FUN night!