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Floral Classes by appointment

Floral Design classes by appointment

Class size: 1 or 2 students
daytime 10-6pm

Have a topic you are interested in learning more about....Contact me for pricing and set your appointment for 1 or 2!


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I am looking forward to meeting you in the classroom and sharing my floral passion and knowledge with you!! I love to learn new things....Hope you do too!!

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Christina Burton-Fox AIFD
floral artist & instructor


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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Oasis Idea Weekly

July 2019
How to Organize Profitable Pop-Up Flower Shops
Pop-up flowers shops are a hot topic right now. Are you considering a pop-up for your floral business?

It helps to understand the pay-offs, benefits and challenges.
Photo: Phebe Robinson-Higgins
Some florists use pop-ups to expand their floral business into other areas of the city. Others use pop-ups to connect with new customers.

What are the secrets for success in building a profitable pop-up business? We asked a pop-up specialist and she offered these tips.

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Christina Burton-Fox AIFD floral artist & instructor

Curate Marketplace

Amy Balsters+Roses and Mint
Amy Balsters
Amy Balsters is a passionate floral design educator with vast industry experience spanning two decades in retail floristry and special events. She has worked in many facets of the industry but her expertise as a professional freelance designer and running her special events floral design company, Amy Nicole Floral since 2012 have been her favorite roles until now. Amy found her true calling blending flowers and education and now primarily teaches, trains and consult floral designers across the country through private and group workshops. 
Roses and Mint
Roses & Mint is in our sixth year of creating floral art for our incredible couples. Based in St. Charles, MO, we love working with clients all over the Midwest (and beyond!). We offer both custom floral design and a la carte services, and design for around 175 couples each year. A natural, garden-inspired design is our jam though we love keeping our design skills sharp in every style. 

Floral Disaster Training Sweet Root Village

Floral Disaster Training

To help prepare our team for anything that may come their way, we held a two-day, in-house training with our design team focusing on details, speed, and then “disasters.” The idea behind “disaster day” was to demystify some “worst-case scenarios” that our team may face onsite and give them some ideas for quick ways to find a solution... 
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Sweet Root Village is giving away a list of tools that you must have on-site for crisis management. Be sure to send this to your team as a packing checklist for every event.
Download SRV's List of Tools for Crisis Management
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Christina Burton-Fox AIFD floral artist & instructor

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Christina Burton-Fox AIFD floral artist & instructor