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La Petite Bloom Recap | 3.10 Grand Rapids, Michigan

It’s a happy Monday over here, because we get to share all about our La Petite Bloom Workshop from March 10th at The Goei Center. It was such a lovely day and I’m here to share it with you today!
This was our first half day workshop and it was such a blast and we are PUMPED for the few  more we have planned this year! I think everyone’s favorite part was the glorious flower bar filled with beautiful blooms. The smell flooded the room and the best part was when everyone got to go pick out their favorites to create unique flower arrangements.  The set up was made complete with a fun glitter sign from The Bannerie.

What’s an afternoon workshop without yummy donuts and sparkling soda?! All of our gorgeous linens are from Mrs. Freund, my go-to for unique and sparkly linens of all kids!


First up, Jessica Albers taught our attendees the basics of calligraphy. It was so fun to learn from her and try my hand at calligraphy. I will say, I wasn’t good at it at first…like, at all! But I’ve been practicing at home and I’m getting better! There is hope :)


Isn’t Jessica’s work AMAZING?! You can shop her work HERE.

Next, Spring Sweet taught the guests how to arrange flowers! I think this was everyone’s favorite part of the day because honestly, how much fun is it to play with flowers?!   Spring was so great and taught everyone what they needed to know to create something beautiful. And believe it or not, the arrangements were ALL stunning. I promise we are not just saying that– seriously, I was so impressed with the talent in the room. It was so fun to see how different an arrangement can look even with the same flowers! Such a fun part of the day! 

Everyone got to choose their own pretty vase!

Then they picked their flowers at the Flower Bar…

Then they got to arranging!

After the floral arrangements were done, I  taught on photography tips and Michaela shared  design and styling tips. Finally, I got to take photos of everyone’s floral arrangements on Mrs. Freund linens. Michaela helped the guest’s decide how to style the set up.–  I am obsessed with the lace on this vintage stool that I borrowed from my dad! This part was so much fun! Here are some of my favorite arrangements…


One of my favorite parts of the day was meeting some gals I’d known through Instagram and blogging, but had yet to meet in person! Love these girls!

Emily, Michaela, me, & Kaitlin

Spring, JessicaMichaela and me! 

We finally got a group shot at one of our workshops! Every time we ALWAYS forget to get a group shot so we are so excited to finally have something to commemorate the day! I loved meeting all these friendly, talented women!

Linens: Mrs. Freund, Glitter Signs: The Bannerie, Balloon & Tassel: Posh PR, Venue: The Goei Center
We were lucky enough to have Katie video the workshop! See a glimpse into the day here:

La Petite Bloom from Katie Hollstein on Vimeo.

What a fun day it was! If you’d like to join in on the fun, we still have four more La Petite Bloom Workshops that you can attend this year. Two in Michigan, one in North Carolina, and one in Chicago. Be sure to check out our Register Page for all the dates and locations.

We’d love to meet you!

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