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On November 15th, The Allied Florists of Houston held their monthly meeting at Mayesh Houston, featuring our very own Beth O’Reilly AIFD CFD TMF as this month’s presenter! Early in the day, a group of designers participated in an intensive hands-on workshop with Beth, followed by the evening event & program. Leading up to the presentation, guests mingled among one another while nibbling on delicious bites from Eidelweiss Catering and sipping on refreshing drinks.
Beth’s interactive demo featured a number of gorgeous designs, and like the true educator she is, Beth made sure to explain everything – from mechanics to container choice, to the reasons behind her flower choices. She engaged her audience and answered questions throughout the whole presentation, and talked techniques using Design Master products and different ways to incorporate them into designs. Beth featured a wide array of designs, from everyday sellable designs to over the top floral art. In the eloquent words of Alex Torres AIFD CFD TMF, her program was an “ethereal vision of floral divinity. Beth’s aesthetic point of view ranges from unadulterated classic form to unabashed bohemian rhapsody. Her exquisite use of color and floral selection is second to none.” Quite the ringing endorsement!
It was a wonderful evening for all in attendance, and we’re so glad we had the opportunity to host the last remaining Allied in Texas. For a more in-depth and beautifully written description of the event, be sure to check out Alex Torres’ article in the Allied Florist’s of Houston magazine. And if you’re in the area, head over to their website to learn about upcoming shows & educational opportunities in 2017.
Join Mayesh Houston & Allied Florists of Houston for a hands-on program with our
2015 Mayesh Design Star Beth O’Reilly AIFD, TMF!
November 15, 2016
4-6pm Hands-On Portion | 6-9pm Evening Program
470 Garden Oaks Blvd. Houston, TX 77018
25 LIMITED SEATS FOR HANDS ON PROGRAM
Member Registration Priority until 11/1/16
Open to Non-Members Afterwards
$75 Members / $100 Non-Members Includes Hands On Program, Dinner & Evening Program!
EVENING PROGRAM ONLY
$25 Members / $35 Non-Members
281-360-1364 for Registration Form & Online Payment
There is big news on the horizon for 2015 Design Star Beth O’Reilly as she steps into a new role and becomes an official Mayesh employee. That’s right, Mayesh just didn’t want to let her go so they offered her a job that she couldn’t refuse. She calls it her “Dream Job!”
You will still see Beth from time to time as she promotes Awesome Blossoms but she will also head up her own accounts in the Sales Division of Mayesh at our LAX location. So you may ask, what makes this a dream job? Well we asked Beth and here is what she said, “This move into wholesale felt so right, and with a company like Mayesh supporting me, the sky is the limit. I can now devote my energy to helping the people that make this business what it is; the hard working, salt-of-the-earth florist and flower shop owners. I’ve been in their shoes and I know just what makes their lives easier when it comes to flower ordering and what to expect from their wholesaler.” Beth says that she will still pursue her passion for creative design but she cannot wait to learn another aspect of this great industry; building even more relationships with floral artists around the nation. The beauty of her position at LAX is that she will have the opportunity to work with all kinds of people as this is the hub of the shipping division. She adds, “As a Mayesh customer for many years myself, I saw first-hand the problem-solving abilities and services that Mayesh provides so I know just what we are capable of.”
You will also see Beth dabbling in some of our marketing efforts. Right out of the gate, Beth will design our Special Events 2016 booth in Orlando, Florida this January 13-14th. She is starting the year out with a bang and we are so excited to have her on board. Beth explains that the position couldn’t have come at a better time, as she had just made the decision to be closer to home (which is now Los Angeles) and forego her product development trips to China, explaining, “There comes a time in life when family is more important than anything and the Mayesh position is helping me spend more time at home with my husband and son. Also Mayesh is so special to me because it is built on family. When I was chosen as the Mayesh Design Star it felt like home for a reason. The people that work here truly care about you and it’s definitely a place where I will be proud to call home for many years to come.”
Yes indeed. We are just as excited to have Beth as an official Mayesh team member starting January 4th. What a grand collaboration we anticipate it will be. Please stay tuned as Beth goes from monthly design inspirations to a daily journey towards the epitome of perfection with Mayesh Awesome Blossoms.
In this final installment of Inspired Floral Design, Beth O’Reilly takes a more modern approach on a holiday centerpiece. This parallel design would work great on a tablescape, as a mantel piece or in an entry way. Such a great wrap to Beth’s year as our 2015 Mayesh Design Star!
Featured product: Cedar foliage, equisetum (horsetail), mini calla lilies, jasmine vine, ranunculus, cymbidium orchids and viburnum.
Hard goods: Water tubes, wire, hyacinth sticks, floral tape, yarn, hot glue, Oasis bullion wire, Oasis raquette and midollino sticks.
In this Mayesh Wholesale Flower Product Showcase, Beth O’Reilly shows us the opposite sides of the branch spectrum with mossy branches and Victorian Birch. Each branch adds a whimsical element to any design.
In this edition of the Mayesh Wholesale Flower Product Showcase, Beth shows us beautiful fall foliages that really bring the spirit of autumn to your designs and event work.
Featured product: Cotinus, oak leaf and liquid amber.
On November 4th, Mayesh Orange County hosted an open to unveil their new 2,795 square foot cooler. There was amazing food and beverage being served as well as good conversation and industry networking. The new layout of the location looks beautiful and what better way to celebrate than to have our very own Mayesh Design Star, Beth O’Reilly AIFD, come in, decorate and demo designs for the event. There were four vignette style set-ups to demonstrate holiday inspired design.
The first was a fall theme where she showed us how to make the studded pumpkins much like the ones seen on our November Inspired Floral Design video and along with vase arrangements using pomegranate and green wheat.
The second vignette was a how-to on making custom wreaths and how you would go about ordering one from Mayesh.
The third was a short explanation on how she made the beautiful white arrangement that was in our cooler lounge where we were serving drinks and cold appetizers.
And for the last vignette Beth demonstrated a full-on holiday themed wedding event. A sweetheart table dripping with roses, dresses made of Christmas greens, pinecone rosettes, a beautiful cake table and of course a stunning composite bridal bouquet.
If you were able to make it out, we hope you had as good of a time as we did! Thank you to Beth O’Reilly and all of the OC staff for creating such a great night!
This Inspired Floral Design with Beth O’Reilly AIFD is a softer side to fall. Creating a design with a different take on pumpkins and a more muted color palette, Beth designs a beautiful tablescape perfect for your holiday dinner.
Featured product: Fairytale pumpkins, jarrahdale pumpkins, white mini pumpkins, butternut squash, green wheat, cotinus, antique hydrangea, Patience garden rose, Cappuccino rose, lavender garden rose, astilbe, burgundy spider mums, Sahara rose, liquid amber, putumayo carnation and gold spider mums.
Hardgoods: Oasis foam, hyacinth sticks, upholstery tacks, copper flat wire and Oasis cold glue.
In this edition of the Mayesh Wholesale Flower Product Showcase, Beth shows us fall fruits and berries that truly get better with age.
Featured product: Bittersweet, pomegranate and persimmons.
Come meet our Design Star, Beth O’Reilly AIFD for our Mayesh Las Vegas design workshop on Thursday November 12th at 3 pm and 5:30 pm.
Sign up now for this once in a lifetime design workshop and we will waive the $25 registration fee.
Classes will fill up soon, so please take advantage of this and get in on the fun & inspirational workshop.
Contact your sales rep for details.
3950 W. Diablo, B-11, Las Vegas, NV 89118