Sunday, July 31, 2011

A Terrific Time for a Terrific Cause

Please join Brown Floral in supporting the In Memory of event”, an event that is dedicated to remembering the lives of those we have lost and providing services to those in need.
This annual fundraiser supports the Utah Chaplains who provide free service for crime and trauma victims.
 August 6th  11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
West Valley Cultural Celebration Center
1355 West 3100 South (enter from Redwood Road)

for more information, please visit
http://inmemoryofevent.com/  
Your support makes a difference!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Upcoming Event!!!


Whether your day is full of playing with friends, doing chores, attending dance classes, or arranging play dates, cleaning the house and carpooling here and there, one thing is for sure- life is busy and often down right chaotic! So no matter your age or the type of chaos that fills your day, you won't want to miss Brown Floral's upcoming event! We invite you to join us Thursday, August 4th to come and learn some great ways to pamper the important ladies in your life! 

For more information and to reserve your tickets, go to 
tickets are $15 per family, limited space available!
We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

New in the Shop!

Right now we have some really fun things in the shop for both babies and small children. We recently got in this great plush Noah's Ark set that comes complete with 6 "bean" filled animals (tiger, zerbra, lion, giraffe, elephant, and leopard),  and has a little handle, making it the perfect tote for any tot to carry! One thing that makes this so great is that it is totally washable, so it can stand to take a little wear and tear while on the road, and then be washed up and back to new in no time. It is perfect for travel and a great quiet toy to bring along to church! This makes for a fun and unique gift for your children, grandchildren, or friends. Our two year old absolutely LOVES hers, and spends the better part of an hour every day taking the animals in and out of the boat and carrying it all over the house, watch the video of the two year old testimonial!

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Friday, July 22, 2011

An Evening of Excellance!


Saturday night was FABULOUS! We enjoyed such a wonderful evening with truly amazing women. Quinn gave a great workshop on finding greater joy in our lives, teaching on how to "be present" and clear our minds of unproductive and stressful thinking that adds stress to our lives and detracts from the beautiful moments that surround us every day. She challenged each of us to create a "joy list" of 25 things that bring us joy, and to use it to draw happiness during the more challenging times of our day. There was a wonderful feeling in the room as Quinn spoke, I think we all greatly benefited from her message!

(If you are interested in hearing more about what Quinn spoke about, her book is now available to buy online!!! For this weekend only, use the promotion code "happy-birthday" at checkout and get 50% off! Go here to buy her ebook "Mothers Alive with Passion, Peace, and Purpose," you will LOVE it!)

After being emotionally uplifted by Quinn, we were privelaged to hear from Katie Dudley, an extremely talented Utah Photographer who specializes in food, children, and family photography. She taught us great tricks on how to better capture the beautiful moments in our life with our cameras, encouraging us to go beyond "auto" mode and explore the various options that our cameras have to offer. She also taught us about composition as well as the importance of lighting in photography and how to capture the perfect light so as to capture the perfect picture!
(To see Katie's beautiful work and for more information on hiring her to capture the beauty of your loved ones, visit her blog, she would love to hear from you!)

To conclude the evening, we heard from Abbie on the powerful benefits of doTERRA essential oils, and the incredible ability they have to ease stress, tension, headaches, and achieve an overall feeling of balance and serenity. After hearing about some of the wonderful things these amazing oils have to offer, we enjoyed making bath salts and getting to try the oils out for ourselves! Abbie gave a great introductory class on these oils, but she was only scratching the surface! We are so excited to host another event here at Brown Floral to further delve into the world doTERRA, so if you couldn't make it last Saturday, or if you came but are wanting to learn more (I know I am!) then come on August 5th to our "Mothers and Daughters Pamper Each Other" event. Go HERE to learn more about it and reserve your ticket, there is limited space available so be sure to buy your ticket ASAP, we would LOVE to see you there!

We are so grateful for these lovely ladies coming and sharing their talents with us, we look forward to hosting many future events just like this one! 

Monday, July 18, 2011

Sharpening our Styling Skills!

Team "Brown" attended style classes this weekend to sharpen our design skills. Look at these beautiful arrangements! We got so many wonderful ideas to take back to the shop. We can't wait to create one of these beautiful and unique  pieces for you! Please call us for your next special occasion!

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Upcoming Event!

Come and learn more about better embracing the beauty in your life! Click HERE to read more about it and reserve your ticket, we hope to see you there!!!

Bring on the Bridal Bouquet!

We had anther fun morning on Good Things Utah, bringing out the bridal bouquets for Katrina! 
Design #1

Design #2
Thank you to everyone who has gone to our Facebook Page and voted! Be sure to also vote on these other sites to ensure that your flowers of choice are chosen!
 
 

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Flowers for The Utah Bride!

Well the Ultimate Utah Wedding is underway with our soon to be newlyweds and now they need your help to plan the big day! This morning we appeared on Good Things Utah and presented Lee and Katrina with two beautiful arrangements for their centerpieces...
Design #1
Our first design we decided to go very contemporary. Simple yet elegant. Here we have James Story Orchids in a tall square glass vase with Manzanita Branches and Curly Willow to mimic the branch-like stems of the orchids. We've added a few smaller pieces at the base with votive candles. Since the venue has such high ceilings we really wanted height to play a role in this design. The great thing about these particular orchids is that they make such a statement by themselves you really don't have to do much else with them.

Design #2
 Our next design was a little more methodical. Since the couple is getting married on the 50 yard line, we wanted to incorporate the look of the football field into the design. By tiering these black wooden containers we were able to moss the bottom tier bringing the look of the grass into the arrangement. We have a great mix of flowers in this design. We've got beautiful white and red Dahlias which are a great Summer wedding flower - they come in a variety of colors and sizes. We've got white Gerbera Daisies with dark centers to tie in the containers. We've got beautiful Red Hypericum berries, Safari Sunset, and Red Roses. We've added a Lichen Branch to bring that mossy look from the bottom tier and incorporate it in the flowers. So as you can see we have a lot of textures here - a really fun centerpiece!

We need to hear from you! Go to our Facebook Page and vote which one you would like to see adorn their wedding day, and then tune in to Good Things Utah this Friday at 10 am to see what is on deck for the bridal bouquet!