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Get To Know Garrett

So many people have no clue who I am so floral.today decided you should know who’s writing the articles and doing all the fun stuff for floral.today. Along with our two ‘Get to Know Garrett’ videos here is a fun quick interview so you can get to know Garrett! If you ever have questions or comments, I’m a very blunt person sometimes so I welcome every comment, question or criticism.

 
Name: Garrett Fairbanks CF
Age: 25
Currant Location: St. Louis, MO, USA
Occupation: Editor in Chief, Floral.today and Freelance Floral Designer
 
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Exploring While in Scotland for the 2013 Fusion Flowers Magazine Summer School

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Exploring While in Scotland for the 2013 Fusion Flowers Magazine Summer School

 
Favorite Food: 
Gourmet Pizza, Gelato, Sweets, Most All Desserts 
Pets:
1 Black Mystery Snail 
1 Blue Snail
1 Ivory Snail
1 Betta Fish – Floyd
 
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2012 Fusion Flowers International Design of The Year Competition Piece

 

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2012 Fusion Flowers International Design of The Year Competition Piece

 
First Ever Floral Class Attended:
Novice – OSTC SW Floral and Animal Studies 2007
Professional – “The Dutch Touch” tutored by Els Teunissen 2007
First Floral Award Won:
Novice – Michigan Floral Association GLFE 2007 Student Division 1st Place
Professional – Illinois State Floral Association 2014 Tablescape Design Contest 2nd Place
 
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Adventuring in Las Vegas at the 2013 AIFD Symposium

 
Certifications:
Michigan Floral Association – Certified Florist
Testing for my CFD, AIFD at the 2014 AIFD Symposium
 
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Favorite Duo In The Whole Industry at Nature’s Creative Edge 2013 – Luz Cardenas CFD, Garrett, Stacey Carlton AIFD

 
Where I’ve Traveled In The World:
Australia, New Zealand, Scotland
Where I Plan to Visit:
England, Germany, Japan, China, Thailand, Sweden, Finland and really anywhere else!
 
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Sister’s Wedding Bouquet Designed By Garrett

 
Hobbies:
Reading, Traveling and Now Blogging 
Favorite Color:
Ox Blood Red, Midnight Violet, and Most Jewel Tones
 
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2014 Illinois State Floral Association President Banquet Hair Piece

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2013 Mayesh Design Star Entry Piece

 

Checkout the 'Get to Know Garrett' Video's

Click on the Links Below

Floral.today - Get to Know Garrett Part 1

Floral.today - Get to Know Garrett Part 2 
 

 We appreciate all your support and look forward to all the exciting adventures we are going to be taking our floral.today followers on in the next few months. Make sure to always give us your questions, comments, or critiques on any of our social media because we love hearing from you and what you want to see and are thirsting to know.

Till Next Week,
 
 
 

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