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Working Designer Wednesday: Introducing The Botanical Brouhaha Expert Discussion Panel

Jun 13, 2012

I’m tickled pink about this panel! They will be answering your questions about the floral industry on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Submit your questions to

And, now, meet the experts…

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Laetitia Mayor (Floresie) moving her studio from Switzerland to France this summer


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Elisabeth Zemetis (Blush Floral Design) Madison, Connecticut



Liz Rusnac (Fleur:ology) Portland, Oregon


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Holly Chapple (Holly Heider Chapple Flowers) Leesburg, Virginia



Clare Day (Clare Day Flowers) Victoria, British Columbia



Gemma Bain (Planet Flowers) Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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Sarah Winward (Honey of a Thousand Flowers) Salt Lake City, Utah



Alicia Schwede (Bella Fiori) Lakewood, Colorado



Kristy Marek (Imbue Weddings) Gold Coast & Brisbane, Australia



Susan Donley (Florali) Walnut Creek, California


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Emelie Ekborg (Svenska Blomsterbloggar) Gothenburg, Sweden


Be sure to visit next Wednesday for our first panel discussion. Hope you’re as excited as I am!


And because we can’t go a day without flowers…

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image via Florisity 


image via Amy Merrick

Succulent-Beauty-Mark ovando

image via Ovando 

Hope your Wednesday is wonderful!



  1. Botanique says:

    Wow, what an AMAZING group!!!! I am so excited to about this!!!

  2. Emelie says:

    I’m so excited and happy to be a part of this panel! It’s gonna be fun to share some flower love!

  3. Well, i can only join Emelie and share my excitement to be part of this panel! Thanks so much Amy for putting this in place. You’re an angel :o)

  4. So thrilled to be in such good company with all you talented ladies.


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