The Field to Vase Experience on April 24 is not only your chance to be whisked away virtually to experience the 50-acre ranunculus farm at the iconic Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, it also includes a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try hand at floral design!
During the virtual event, renowned floral and event designer Shawna Yamamoto of Shawna Yamamoto Event Design will lead a demonstration using flowers and foliage from Mellano & Company. To participate, simply choose the Full Floral Experience or Floral Delivery option when you reserve your ticket. You’ll receive a farm fresh floral box featuring The Flower Fields beloved ranunculus, along with other blooms and foliage and a materials checklist, so you can design along with Yamamoto.
Nervous but enticed? Don’t worry, Yamamoto will be using common household items in her designs (think water glasses and vases), but is sure to get creative, bringing her mixed media vibe by turning blenders, cupcake pans, tea pots and other kitchen items into floral vessels! You’ll design along with her using clever finds from your home.
The result? Hand-created arrangements that look like you spent hundreds of dollars at a flower shop!
Yamamoto has spent a decade creating events in the U.S. and internationally that wow attendees. She loves to mix fresh flowers and greens with custom props she and her team build to bring events to life. When we chatted, she was creating an entire Indiana Jones-themed event complete with live jungle-like flora and fauna.
Which is all to say, Yamamoto is sure to make your floral designer dreams come true! But to participate, you’ve got to sign up by April 16.
Want to receive the fresh flowers but don’t want to be a designer? That’s fine, too! Just place your order and then on event day, sit back, relax and enjoy the virtual experience!
We also thought you’d like to know that all ticket sales from Field to Vase Virtual Experience support Certified American Grown, a nonprofit that advocates for and promotes American flower farms and the families that own and operate them.