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BB Podcast Episode 8: Holly Chapple

Oct 23, 2017

“I don’t let myself say that I’ve arrived…that I’m done learning.”

Holly Chapple | Holly Heider Chapple Flowers

Holly Chapple | Emily Gude Photography | Hope Flower Farm

Emily Gude Photography

Today we’re sitting down with Holly Chapple, owner of Holly Chapple Flowers in Leesburg, Virginia to discuss:

  • the man who taught her to design and modeled for her a strong work ethic
  • her thoughts on transitioning with age while staying relevant in the industry she loves
  • her blog, The Full Bouquet, which provides a peek into the day-to-day operation of her business and serves as a journal for her thoughts pertaining to the floral industry
  • the crucial role Evan (@marriedtoflowers) Chapple plays in the success of the HCF brand
  • why she would like to see the floral industry agree on some industry standards and what she plans to do to facilitate the process
  • the people who inspire her and push her to continue learning and evolving
  • the impact the ‘Hollyish’ chicken wire egg has had on her business and the feedback she’s received from other designers

Holly Chapple Flowers | Hope Flower Farm | Jodi & Kurt Photography

Chapel Designer Workshop at Hope Flower Farm | Jodi & Kurt Photography

Chapel Designer Workshop at Hope Flower Farm | Jodi & Kurt Photography | bottom right: Grace – the youngest Chapple

Links mentioned in Episode Eight:

Holly Chapple Flowers | Abby Jiu Photography

Real Wedding: flowers by Holly Chapple Flowers | Abby Jiu Photography

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Unique Opportunity: A Workshop with Evan Chapple

Building Structures & Armatures for the Floral Designer

November 6-7, 2017 at Hope Flower Farm

Click here for more information

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Flora & Fauna Fashion Show | Chapel Designer Conference NYC | Amanda Dumouchelle Photography

Flora & Fauna Fashion Show | Chapel Designer Conference NYC | Amanda Dumouchelle Photography

Flora & Fauna Fashion Show | Chapel Designer Conference NYC | Amanda Dumouchelle Photography

Flora & Fauna Fashion Show | Chapel Designer Conference NYC | Amanda Dumouchelle Photography

Flora & Fauna Fashion Show | Chapel Designer Conference NYC | Amanda Dumouchelle Photography

Flora & Fauna Fashion Show | Chapel Designer Conference NYC | Amanda Dumouchelle

Hope Flower Farm | Jodi & Kurt Photography

Hope Flower Farm | Jodi & Kurt Photography

Holly Chapple Links of Interest:

Holly’s Online Video: Creating ‘Hollyish’ Designs Using the Egg Mechanic

Holly Chapple Flowers:   Website | Instagram | Facebook

Hope Flower Farm:   Website | Instagram | Facebook

Chapel Designers:   Website | Instagram | Facebook


BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee

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  1. Denwa Cheng

    October 25th, 2017 at 5:49 am

    Dear Sir or Madam,

    I do like this story! Can I share it on my facebook–He Art Florist?
    https://www.facebook.com/HeArtFloristHK/

    I have just started to be a florist. Your story inspired me a lot!.
    Thank you!

    Warm Regards,
    Denwa

  2. Amy McGee

    October 25th, 2017 at 8:38 am

    Hi Denwa,

    Yes, feel free to share Holly’s story! We’re glad you enjoyed it. Best of luck on your new venture into the flower industry!

  3. Scott Spencer-White

    November 3rd, 2017 at 5:02 am

    Just WOW! I’d love to see these creative pieces at weddings! – awesome work guys!

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