Being a florist and starting a floral business entails a lot of passion and dedication. Of course, imagination is the key in creating various flower arrangements, not to mention the problem of how you will market your works and to whom you will cater your services.
It is very important that you identify your target market. Once you get to do that, it will be a lot easier for you to think of a design for your flower set (example if your target market are teenagers during Valentine’s Day), then simply you’d create a picture of puppy love and teenage dreams.
If you are able to purchase sufficient resources like: selected flowers and other plants, floral materials, and minor products you fancy selling from your chosen suppliers, then it would not be so difficult for you to picture the kinds of designs you are to produce depending on the purpose of the affair.
Producing various designs out of different types of blossoms can be considered a gift- a special gift that not everyone has been lucky to have. Floral designing is art in itself and in order to perfect it, you must exercise and be familiarized with your creativeness. So if you think you have that special gift, you should treasure it and make the most out of it.
Always keep in mind that florists play an important role in people’s lives. Florists come to the rescue for persons who want to their messages delivered or their emotions and intentions expressed to the people around them through gifts like flowers. Come to think of it. They really are vital to our existence as emotional beings.
In addition to that, florists also help out in last minute preparations for many and different occasions. Sometimes people are so busy with other activities or with work that we just don't have the time to take care of everything. So now, think of it this way: if you are really fond of arranging or designing flowers and other plants, you should try starting a floral shop.
You have to keep in mind that your shop must be situated in the best location convenient for your customers. If circumstances arise that you live far away from the city, do not lose hope because all you would need is a reliable internet connection and you are good to go.
Mai Gaane is a graduating student of the University of the Philippines - Mindanao. She's a smart, vibrant Iskolar ng Bayan with BA Commuication Arts degree among her list of achievements. Shes' a good friend who ventures into a lot of opportunities that complement her zesty personality. She has written this article in her aim to help others pursue their interests and help them in starting things right.