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February 25 2022

Flower Club: Bloom Battle!

Tags: At LoCoFlo, Flower Club

We’re so excited to announce Bloom Battle: LoCoFlo’s kinda annual amateur floral design competition! If you’ve ever taken a class at Local Color Flowers or you love dabbling in design at home, this is the perfect opportunity to show off your skills and creativity.

How it Works!

Bloom Battle is a two day event:

  • Apr 8 2022 - Design and Instagram Famous voting
  • Apr 9 2022 - Public display and vote, celebrity judging and glory

How to Participate

  1. Be a contestant. Registration is required. 2022 is sold out.
  2. Be an online fan: Enter your Likes among the three Instagram Famous finalists April 8 2022 from 10:30PM to April 9 2022 11:30AM.
  3. Be a fan in person: View all arrangements at our studio on April 9 2022 8:00AM - 12:00PM and vote for your favorite. Most votes wins People’s Choice prize. Stick around for the announcement of winners.

Prizes

  • Instagram Famous: LoCoFlo staff will select three centerpieces for online voting! Online voting is open between 10:30PM on Apr 8 2022 and 11:30AM on Apr 9 2022. Most likes wins. Prize: A LoCoFlo sweatshirt!
  • People’s Choice: The centerpiece that receives the most votes by visitors to the studio (three votes per visitor) on Saturday Apr 9 2022 8:00AM-12:00PM wins! Prize: A LoCoFlo sweatshirt!
  • Judges Selections Celebrity judges will evaluate entries based on vessel choice, use of color, texture and composition.
    • 3rd Place: $25 LoCoFlo Gift Certification and a LoCoFlo sweatshirt!
    • 2nd Place: $50 LoCoFlo Gift Certification and a LoCoFlo sweatshirt!
    • 1st Place: $100 LoCoFlo Gift Certification and a LoCoFlo sweatshirt!
  • All contestants take home their arrangements at the end of the event. (everyone wins!)

The Rules

  • All centerpieces must be created at Local Color Flowers’ Studio on Friday night, April 8 2022 between 7:00PM and 9:00PM.
  • All centerpieces must be created using the flowers/foliage/branches provided by Local Color Flowers. The use of other flowers gathered from outside the studio whether forged or bought is not permitted.
  • The use of floral foam or Oasis is prohibited.
  • No wagering.
  • Amateurs only! No professional or former professional designers permitted.
  • Only registered contestants will be permitted in the studio for Friday night’s design night.
  • Vase opening may not be larger than five inches in diameter. Contestants are encouraged to use their own vases, Vases are available for purchase. All vases must be approved for entry.

The Celebrity Judges

  • Jess Schreibstein - Head of Social Media at Under Armour, knitter and founder of Mild Woman, climate organizer, amateur gardener
  • Gary Godbey - Designer/Account Manager/Creative Strategist QWRK Collective Environments.
  • Kira Wisniewski - Non-profit professional, accidental runner, cheerleader for everything Baltimore


Comments:

Ellen Frost June 22, 2019
One of my favorite events the the year at LoCoFlo! So much fun!
Marylynn March 02, 2020
Hoped to have seen the winners.
Eric March 04, 2020
Here are the 2019 winners

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