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BB Podcast Episode 49: Parie Donaldson

“Embrace your strength and delegate your weakness.” – Parie Donaldson | Parie Designs

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Parie Donaldson sits on a floral-painted staircase

Today we’re visiting with Parie Donaldson, owner of Parie Designs (Amarillo, Texas), cancer survivor, and Details Flowers virtual designer to discuss:

  • her transition from a retail shop to an events-only studio
  • how she’s dealt with setbacks and diversions in business
  • how her breast cancer diagnosis affected her business
  • her new venture as a virtual design assistant
  • what led to her renewed love affair with floral design
  • how she handled telling her clients about her cancer diagnosis
  • her ‘Plan C’
  • the perks of freelancing
  • the meaningful photo shoot her friends orchestrated during her treatment

Links mentioned in Episode Forty-Nine:

Parie Donaldson wears a floral headdress and stands in a large, red floral arrangement

Parie Donaldson wears a floral headdress and stands in a large, red floral arrangement

See more of Parie Donaldson’s work here:

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Images: Joanna Robertson Photography, Abby Jiu Photography, Kortney Boyett Photography

Guest Co-Host: Maggie Bailey | Bramble & Bee

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee

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