Erika and Sam
Which course did you study at Tallulah Rose Flower School?
We both completed the two week intensive career change course in November 2019, the first course from the Tallulah Rose Flower School after it had moved to the gorgeous Levens Hall!
What did you enjoy most about the course?
What was the most important thing that you learnt?
What was your first big break or most memorable moments so far?
A memorable moment for us both was attending a wedding consultation with a potential bride at her venue. She excitedly showed us around whilst telling us all her plans & when we finished she told us that she hadn’t had a love or vision for flowers for her wedding day until she found our social media account & saved most of our posts, which to us both, was a really special moment.
What are you doing now?
Describe a typical floristry day…
Each day can be so different! some days rely heavily on admin such as social media, quotations & workshop planning. Our hands on days start with an early rise to collect our flower orders & the rest of the day will be dedicated to conditioning, cleaning and scrubbing buckets & most importantly creating our flowery orders and packaging them up before they leave us.
What’s been your highlight to date?
We did some work experience for a fellow Tallulah in London on floral displays at a large event for a social media blogger & chat panel. It was amazing to see how an event like that operated & also how to pack up a full car of floral arrangements! We were lucky enough when finished to be asked to stay & enjoy the rest of the event!
What advice would you give to a new student starting out?
On the course? Take lots of photos, take notes & savour each day. Once you have finished the course? Seize opportunities if they pass you by, work hard but most importantly have fun along the way!
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