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September 16, 2017

We're back with workshops!

We're back with workshops!

Hi Everyone!

Were excited to announce our upcoming workshops! Sorry for the delay on new workshops but the wait is finally over! 

We have planned some great ones for fall!  we hope that your all able to attend all 3 if not at least 1! 

Our schedule and pricing.... 

Pretty Things Fall Workshop Schedule

Thursday October 5th

Thanksgiving Table Centrepiece

Take your flower arranging skills to a new level!  In this workshop we will be making Thanksgiving table centrepieces that consider colour, form and texture.  We will be creating arrangements that use unusual colour combinations along with cranberries and other often overlooked materials.  Celebrate this Thanksgiving with a beautiful arrangement which will wow your family and friends.

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To be Announced - early November

 

We are excited to have our own Cait back.  The crazy girl has cycled across Canada in a 3 month tour and will finally be home!. Cait is our go to girl for potted plants and she will be offering a workshop to using houseplants.  Stay tuned…

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Thursday, November 30th

Holiday Door Wreath

Get your holiday decorating started by making a beautiful door wreath of your own creation.  We will take you through all the steps of making a wreath using holiday greenery and flowers that will be the envy of the neighbourhood.  Get into the holiday spirit with an evening of creativity and laughter.

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Thursday December 21st.

Holiday dinners are just around the corner!  In this workshop we will be making fresh table wreaths using flowers, nuts and fruit.  In the centre, you can place a candle (how about one of our Pretty Things’ scented candles?) for a warm holiday glow. These arrangements make the perfect hostess gift or take your own holiday table to the next level. 

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Remember, all items in the shop are 20% off during the workshop, and the hot chocolate is free!  

Each class is $50 per person, or, if you sign up for the series of three, $135!! As always, the evening includes all materials needed, as well as 20% off anything in the store.

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Each workshop will hold a maximum amount of people per workshop, 

So, please sign up quickly before spaces run out! Give the store a call at 604-285-9120 or come and stop by! 

Looking forward to creating with you!

Cheers,

The Pretty Things Florist Team

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July 01, 2017

Introducing: Pretty Things Flower School

Introducing: Pretty Things Flower School
Pretty Things Presents:

The Pretty Things Flower School!!!

This series of workshops will give you all the skills and insider-know-how for designing like a pro!

You’ll learn how to:
- choose the best quality products
- prepare these flowers
- prepare vases using different methods
- use different types of floral tools and tricks
- make your flowers last
- make an arrangement that best suit a space

 

Flower School 101: the MATRIX

This is a versatile vase arranging technique that is easy to master but looks highly sophisticated!

July 6th, 6:30- 8pm

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Flower School 102: Floral Foam

One of the greatest floral “secrets” around, foam is the key to tricky containers and unique arrangements.

July 27th, 6:30- 8pm

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Flower School 103: Intro to Ikebana

The Japanese approach to designing includes a lot of deep thought and positive energy. Enjoy the evening and come away with a beautiful piece of artwork!

August 20th, 6:30- 8pm

 

Each class is $50 per person, or, if you sign up for the series of three, $135!! As always, the evening includes all materials needed, as well as 20% off anything in the store.

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We also want to offer a new service: Florist for Rent!

- We can host private workshops for bridal showers, kids’ parties and any other occasion to come together and create! For this, we require a minimum of 10 people and two weeks notice.

- If you have an event coming up and have decided to tackle the challenge of decorating with flowers yourself, we welcome you to book a consultation with us for some tips, hints and anecdotal do’s-and-dont’s!!

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February 08, 2017

Happiness Planners have arrived!

Happiness Planners have arrived!

Our Happiness Planners are finally in! We are sorry for the delay but wow they are so beautiful and we love the packaging. We have the dated and undated versions as well as the Peony leather planners! Ooh LaLa!

If you havent already seen or used a Happiness Planner its to help you put yourself into the positive frame of mind, to plan your life around things that make you happy, and to make changes to the things that don't. And of course comes in a beautiful package. Please call the store to reserve yours today! We are the only store in Canada who carries this product.. Quantities are limited!

Store number 604-285-9120


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