Each year, 1-800-Flowers.com hosts two Local Artisan Design Workshops, bringing together select groups of florists from across the country to discuss trends, share ideas and collaborate with its product development and merchandising teams. As part of these workshops, florists use their creativity and design expertise to develop unique product concepts for seasonal and everyday occasions. Exceptional and differentiated designs are selected to become part of the 1-800-Flowers.com Local Artisan Collection and the arrangements become available for sale nationwide.
The collection, which includes 16 truly original bouquets from 11 designers are:
Ann Marie Pierce: 1-800-Flowers.com/Imperial Florist, Baldwin, NY
A veteran of the floral industry, Ann Marie has owned and operated her current shop for nearly 20 years. She has a thriving wedding flower business, the result of her many enthusiastic referrals. Her designs are Splendid & Sweet™ and Sunburst Bouquet™.
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