Victor West, owner of Vanessa’s Flowers in Plymouth, MI, is known among friends and other Michigan florists as the “numbers guy”. He was the kid who attended computer camp in 1975, went to school for accounting and business and then chose to open a flower shop over 22 years ago because he “thought it would be easy.” He quickly learned differently on that last point
Your name: Anne Bradfield Your Business name: Floressence Your Location: 5628 Airport Way South, Suite 240, Seattle 98108 — in Georgetown – Seattle’s floral district! How did you start your business?
June 12th, 2013 | By: Mandy Maxwell Recently, Flower Shop Network had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Louisiana State Florist Association Convention for 2013! What a great show it was — the theme was Journey to Oz and you could definitely follow the yellow brick road to some absolutely stunning floral designs! Big Congrats To Our Featured & Winning Members We are so proud of our member’s accomplishments at this year’s Louisiana State Florist Convention! Congrats to Connie LeBlanc of Hearts Desire Florist, Houma LA – 1st Place Designer of the Year! FSN sponsored Rick Rivers’ program Sale and Marketing 2.0. Rick Rivers is a floral business spokesperson, author and owner of A Floral Boutique in Ormond Beach, FL. FSN Trade Show Booth FSN Booth complete with everyone’s favorite BAGS! Our beautiful booth were arrangement by Tommy’s Flowers, Lafayette LA We had an amazing time at this year’s convention and can’t wait for next year! Be sure to subscribe to the FSN blog to catch even MORE pictures from this year’s Louisiana State Florist Convention
How many years have you been a floral designer? I have been doing floral design for 25 years now. I started when I was in college, my twin sister was the Guinea pig, and two months later my professor in college asked for assistance.