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BB Podcast Episode 12: Fiona Pickles

Jan 22, 2018

“It’s very much about feeding my soul and making me happy.”

Fiona Pickles

Fiona Pickles | Belle and Beau Fine Art Photography 

Today we’re sitting down with Fiona Pickles, owner of Firenza Floral Design based in West Yorkshire in the UK to discuss:

  • her unique talent related to event delivery
  • how she utilizes interns and freelancers in her business
  • the subject of some of her most popular Instagram posts
  • her proficient use of social media and why she appreciates it
  • how she grew her business into a business model that feeds her soul
  • her experience hosting past workshops and her plans for another Large Installation Workshop in 2018 (detail to be announced in the near future!)

Firenza Gathering Blossom Workshop | Belle and Beau Fine Art Photography 

Links mentioned in Episode Twelve:

The Artist’s Granddaughter – An Editorial |  Belle and Beau Fine Art Photography 

Links to Fiona’s Past Workshops:

Coming April 2018 – Fiona will be teaching at the Chapel Designers Scotland workshop in Glasgow.

Above: Firenza Large Installation Workshop 2017 | Belle and Beau Fine Art Photography 

Fiona Pickles Links of Interest:

Website Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | One-to-One Training

Firenza Floral Design | Naomi Kenton Photography

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee



  1. Fiona Pickles

    January 22nd, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    Thank you so much for inviting me onto your fabulous podcast – I feel very honoured. Great to send some lovely time chatting with you both xxx

  2. Sheri Jentsch

    January 24th, 2018 at 11:26 am

    I COMPLETELY connected with Fiona on so many levels during this podcast. From changes in business to where’s the next work going to come from to age. What a beautiful inspirational soul. Thank you for this opportunity of growth. Soul saving!

  3. Amy McGee

    January 27th, 2018 at 11:52 am

    So glad, Sheri! Fiona’s story connected with so many people. The response has been amazing – a great reminder to settle into who we REALLY are as people and designers and work from a place of truth and authenticity. Particularly meaningful as you start out on a new wonderful journey! xo

  4. Robin

    January 27th, 2018 at 9:42 am

    I would love to read along and learn what you have to share in this podcast, and your others too! Do you have written notes or a transcript, or captioning, please? I have a hearing loss and any of these would be SO helpful. My email is below — thank you!

  5. Amy McGee

    January 27th, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Hi Robin,

    We don’t currently have a transcript available, but we will take your request and consider how to make it happen. I’ll contact you directly to discuss the possibilities. Thanks for your message!

    Talk soon,


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