Ever since my wedding, I’ve been completely obsessed with flowers. I absolutely love the way fresh blooms brighten up a space! My previous skills (or lack thereof) with floral design involved picking up some flowers from the grocery store, trimming the stems, and plopping them in some water.

Sewbon.com || Ladybird Poppy Floral Design Event

I’ve been wanting to learn more about floral design and develop some DIY skills, so I was super happy when I found out that Ladybird Poppy, a Denver based floral design studio, was offering a floral design class! My friend, Katie, and I quickly signed up for the class and made a girls night out of it.

Sewbon.com || Ladybird Poppy Floral Design Event

Sewbon.com || Ladybird Poppy Floral Design Event

The class was a lot of fun and I ended up with a gorgeous bouquet at the end. Plus I learned some great tips and tricks and got to practice my photography skills.

One trick that Sarah Tedford, the woman behind Ladybird Poppy, gave us came in particularly handy. I was out of town this past weekend and when I got home, I found that the flowers drank up almost all of their water and my hydrangea was left looking pretty sad and wilted. Per Sarah’s advice, I gave the hydrangea a fresh cut, put it in a vase filled with hot tap water, and let it sit. After about 4 hours, it looked brand new again! A word of caution though… as far as I know, this trick only works with hydrangeas! 🙂

Sewbon.com || Ladybird Poppy Floral Design Event

Sewbon.com || Ladybird Poppy Floral Design Event

If you are in the Denver area and interested in taking a floral design class, Ladybird Poppy is offering more of them. Just keep an eye on her Facebook Page for the next class!

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