This is a post for the series, Rediscovering Hastings St. – The Heights in Burnaby.
Let me start this blog by saying, I LOVE this blog series. I think, that’s even an understatement. I am so lucky to be in such vibrant community with merchants so talented and creative. I am so privileged to get to know them in person through my blog. I am happy that I decided to do this. What I am experiencing and learning is just invaluable.
Every time I walk along The Heights (we are on the north side of Hastings and Esmond), I see this beautiful flower shop, Plush Floral Studio, across the street but never had the chance to take a look inside. This time, I’m glad I did! The beauty you see from the outside is incomparable to what you’ll see inside! And I came at the right time. All the flowers have just been delivered! The whole studio was packed with beautiful, colourful flowers!
Meet the Owner, Mandy Karpoff
Plush Floral Studio has been in the Heights for almost 4 years! Wow! That is success! Mandy Karpoff is very talented, creative, artistic and as vibrant as her flowers. You can all see that very evident in her studio, not just in her floral arrangements but also in her sign boards and visual displays.
Mandy has been doing flowers rooting back when she was a teenager in Alberta until she moved to Vancouver and finally found a home in The Heights for her passion for flowers. Mandy has been trained and worked with a lot of European style flower arrangements. She describes her arrangements being contemporary and minimalistic with not a lot of fillers, bringing emphasis to the beauty of the flowers. She also uses flowers that last a long time like orchids.
This is not just your ordinary flower shop.. Plush floral studio has been voted as “Burnaby’s Best Flower Shop” for 3 years in a row!! Isn’t that amazing?! A proof to the the quality and beauty of service Plush Floral Studio provides to its clients. You should try it yourself!
Here’s my interview with owner, Mandy Karpoff.
The Flowers and Plants
Plush Floral Studio has many varieties of flowers you can choose from for all your occasions or to gift to yourself.
Plush Floral Studio also offers a variety of plants you can take home with you to create your own little zen.
Yes! She does offer workshops in her studio! Whether you bring your own vase and create your own arrangement and learn so much more! And kids workshops too! So make sure to inquire and ask her for upcoming events!
I hope that you get a glimpse of Eden through her beautiful studio. If you want to, surprise someone special, brighten up someone’s day, bring sunshine to a rainy, cloudy Vancouver day, or buy yourself something pretty, make sure you check out Plush Floral Studio in The Heights! You will surely get the freshest and most beautiful flowers in town that fits any budget!
Plush Floral Studio is located at 3978B Hastings St. (between Ingleton and MacDonald). You can also check their website and order online at http://www.plushfloralstudio.ca or call 604-291-9988.