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The Business of Being Creative

             Do you have resolutions for your business in 2010? We do! Not sure where to start with your resolution? Try reading up on “The Business of Being Creative”. Sean Low, former president of Preston Bailey Design, Inc until 2009, started a consulting firm for creative businesses. Lucky for us he knows the wedding industry, and tailors his blog posts to issues that florists face everyday. One of the topics he covers is pricing.

             He writes:“Nancy Liu Chin wrote a fascinating post on Weddingbee Pro this week about how hard it is to make money in the wedding business.  She goes through a terrific explanation of how she prices her work and how narrow her profit margins are.  I have met Nancy several times and am a huge fan.  The woman knows her stuff and all brides, existing vendors and those thinking about getting into the business should pay very close attention to her.  I do have a few observations though.” Click here to discover Sean’s thoughts…...

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the musings of two twentysomethings

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01.17.10

Volume 2, Issue 1

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New prom items are arriving all the time!

 

 

Save 15% on

All Corsage Ribbon

Offer expires 1/23/10

 

Get yours now!

 

supply savings….

A fresh idea for sympathy work…..

 

Robellini Palm

$6.95 / each

 

We love these palms as a an “upscale emerald” leaf because of their long lasting shiny fronds, and their delicate appearance!

 

Get yours here!

 

fresh ideas….

Beaded Wire

             We have an impressive array of everything beaded! There are lots of hip colors like fucshia, black, silver, apple green, orange, and more! We are so excited about all the possibilities! Purchase beaded garlands now to use on vases for Valentine’s Day (there’s one with hearts!), snip apart to use in corsages for prom, or tuck into bridal bouquets for wedding corsages. 

rave of the week…………………..……………………………

New Bling from Fitz Design

             Prom glitz is all grown up this year with the sophisticated rhinestone choker and the glamorous Cleopatra-esque armband! We especially love that both of these items can be used for proms or weddings! The choker would be great for a bridesmaid as well as a prom-goer, and what about turning it upside down for use as a handle? At $9.50 each these chokers make a classy accessory without requiring much fresh product.

             The armband will be a hit with all the high schoolers this year because it is trendy… and at a great price point! At only $3.50 per armband, they are very affordable for all your customers! Also, consider using it as an accessory for a candle lighter in a wedding. Imagine how fun it will be to have flowers on the arm as opposed to the wrist!

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R U Ready 4 Prom?

 

Come to Cutts for….

Facebook 101

Prom Panel Discussion

 

February 28th

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.