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Classroom Sale

A heartfelt Thank You to all the amazing students that have attended my classes. I will always treasure your excitement about floral design. Every one of you made an imprint into the fabric of me....Treasure the art of designing with flowers.

I am closing the classroom location in Shawnee and having a sale of contents: design tables, chairs tools, supplies, wedding books, Plasma TV, white board, metal shelving, wooden book shelves and misc wedding rental event equipment.

There will also be vintage glass, misc containers and more that I can't even begin to list. GOOD STUFF......

Items must be removed by the end of the sale. Payments with Cash, check or credit cards.

SALE DATES AND TIMES:
Saturday June 3rd 3-8pm
Sunday June 4th 10-8pm
Monday June 5th 10-6pm
Tuesday June 6th 10-noon

Questions??? email me at: flowerclassroom@gmail.com
or 913-708-2988



Christina Burton-Fox AIFD CFD
floral artist & teacher

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Christina Burton-Fox AIFD
floral artist & instructor

10820 W. 64th st. suite 102B
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66203

913-708-2988
flowerclassroom@gmail.com

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DESIGN IDEA: KNOW YOUR ROOTS
Leanne Kesler, AIFD, PFCI, director of Portland’s Floral Design Institute, shares a creative idea for whimsically incorporating root vegetables into floral designs to mimic bulb flowers.

Click here to discover her design techniques and watch the three-minute how-to video.
BARBARA “BOBBI” ANN BRUNSTEIN ECKER BLATCHFORD, AAF, AIFD, PFCI 
August 24, 1931 - February 3, 2017
Bobbi Ecker Blatchford, celebrated floral designer and mentor extraordinaire, is being remembered by her florist friends around the world.

Click here to read more about Bobbi’s remarkable life and career.
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Click here to read about the florist who creates the arrangements for the show — Darenda Darnell-Garbarz, AAF, AIFD, FSMD, owner of Designs by Darenda in Homestead, Fla. — and read about her fun gig.

THAT’S A LOT OF PLANTS!
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Scientists at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands explain how plants purify the air of toxins.

Find out how it happens here.
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Check out these websites to obtain free promotional materials:
https://safnow.org/trends-statistics/consumer-research/womens-day-resource-center/

http://www.thesunvalleygroup.com/thesunvalleygroup/WomensDay.cfm
FTD ANNOUNCES 2017 EDUCATION PROGRAMS
FTD University has announced its 2017 education offerings designed to help FTD Florists strengthen their business and design skills.

Click here see FTD’s entire schedule of classes and to register.
RETAIL SALES FORECASTED TO INCREASE IN 2017
The National Retail Federation recently released its 2017 economic forecast, projecting that retail industry sales will grow between 3.7 and 4.2 percent over 2016.

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POLLINATING DRONES
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VALENTINE FLOWER GIVEAWAY IN KENYA
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BRANCHES & BLOOMS
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by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo

This newest book from the wildly creative owners of Studio Choo in San Francisco and authors of the wildly popular The Flower Recipe Book and The Wreath Recipe Book features 100 inventive floral arrangement projects to design with flowering and leafy branches throughout the year. Included are detailed ingredients lists, clear instructions and hundreds of step-by-step photos — plus tutorials covering basic techniques, sourcing and flower care information. Softcover. 272 pages. BAB217 – ONLY $19.95

Click here to order or learn more about this must-have instructional guide.

Christina Burton-Fox AIFD floral artist & instructor

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