I have been arranging flowers for church, weddings and funerals as a hobby for over half my life. It has been more than my hobby, it has been my passion. In 2012 I began making a serious effort to focus on making this passion my work, sharing my creativity and love of flowers with an even larger audience. Filing necessary paperwork to register myself as a business The Enchanted Florist became a reality.
In such a short time I have done very well in business and have outgrown the use of the storage spaces, dining room and kitchen at home. Just as I was wondering what to do I was told of a retail space in Albany's wonderful downtown. As the space becomes a reality and the door of retail business opens to me I find myself at an exciting (and terrifying) time. The opportunity is too great to pass up!
My business model is unconventional and my needs are too small for financing from a bank. My initial start-up needs, however, exceed my own capital, thus bringing me to the wonderful world of gofundme.
If you've ever enjoyed any of my floral arrangements or have witnessed the joy and passion that flowers bring to my life, of if you simply just love me, it is my hope that you will find a way to help The Enchanted Florist Bloom!
The capital raised through this page will help to establish the retail presence: Permits, Signage, Shelving and Refrigeration, Miscellaneous Supplies, etc.
I would love to talk about this project and my vision! For those of you who know me, call me and ask me about it! I am also always available through email. [email redacted].
(*All gifts, named and anonymous, will have my unending gratitude. Anonymous gifts will be treated as gifts. Named gifts will be treated as good faith loans.)
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