Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Christmas work experience

I've been doing some work experience this week in the run up to Christmas. Having never worked in a florist's before I would have been quite happy to just clean buckets, sweep up and make coffee all day long. I wasn't really expecting to be thrown in at the deep end and let loose to make up hand ties with such lovely flowers, so I owe a big 'thank you' to Antonia and Daniel for their patience and encouragement and for providing me with such a great learning opportunity.

On Friday when the delivery arrived I was really excited because I got to go on the big Dutch flower lorry. It pulled up on the kerb outside the shop and beckoned me in with its multicoloured patchwork of row upon row of floral gorgeousness, including the most amazing lilies I have ever seen..... I swear they must have been four feet tall!

Here are a few of the bits and pieces I got to make.


Anonymous said...

Oh, wow! They're beautiful. missy! Not that I'd expect anything less from you, though ;)

I'm glad it didn't take Antonia and Daniel long to suss you out - having been very privileged to have spent the best part of two years working for you in another guise, I saw a very creative lassie a good while back.

Whilst I already miss you loads and loads, it really heartens and cheers me to see that you're enjoying this!



h for hellebores said...

Thanks Shona, miss you loads too.