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The Best Job Ever ~ Floral Designer

I'm not going to lie, sometimes working in a flower shop is no "tip toe through the tulips". Really, it's no "walk in the park" and it certainly isn't for the faint of heart. I'll bet you'd never think that working in a floral shop is fast paced and stressful, but at times, it can be. When those phones get to ringing and the door bell jingles with a walk in customer and the driver is waiting for you to finish that floral design on your station that you started 30 minutes ago... well, let's just say being surrounded by absolute beauty make the day a bit more bearable. 
One minute you are helping someone grieve the loss of a friend or family member and the next call could have you talking to someone who wants to wish their 90 year old grandmother a very happy birthday. Or perhaps your brother just made you an Aunt! Going from one emotional extreme to another can take it's toll but knowing that what we create and the personal attention we give to each and every customer makes a difference in peoples lives, makes it easy to get up each morning and into the shop for another day of hard work

 Take our designers work station this past week. As you can see, she's hard at work creating bridal bouquets but in a split second we toss her another design that needs to be ready in 15 minutes for driver to load into the van. If you
don't like interruptions, this might not be the job for you.  When you think about it this way ~ we help people express their feelings and we bring happiness one delivery at to a surprised recipient. When your doorbell rings and you open the door to a beautiful bouquet of flowers, don't you feel loved? When you call us and we help you pick out just the perfect bouquet to send for a special occasion, don't you feel pampered? Undivided attention from a retailer is rare these days but it's what we do best. But if you want a day that goes fast and has purpose, it truly is the best job ever! 
Want to find out more about our 2 retail flower shops? Visit our website at www.sendingsmiles.com or like our Facebook pages at www.facebook.com/localflorist and www.facebook.com/sendingsmiles 

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