Debra Prinzing Interview

Debra Prinzing Interview
In March I was told about the house by Susan McCleary  and the movement,  and wished at that point I could somehow be involved.   I was recently hired by David Beahm Experiences in December of 2014 to be a project manager for his holiday installations, as well as operations manager, and horticulturist for his  beautiful farm  “Thistle Dew Farm,” in bucks county Pennsylvania.   so the more I read about the house, I immediately thought, I wonder if the farm could contribute in some form.  Months later, David and I were  invited to attend a field to vase dinner  in New York City with our wholesaler Delaware valley and Claudine Perez. Leading up to that dinner I had reached out to Debra Prinzing because I noticed her name on the speakers list.  with a gentle nudge by her and Kathleen Wilford we all  spoke about perhaps if “Thistle Dew Farm” could contribute to the flower house.  I immediately went to David and re-familiarized him with the project and said  “we need to be involved in this project, I want to be involved in this project for everything it stands for!”  with that …here we are, prepping for the flower house, the journey, the adventure, the humbling task to come. My favorite task as  florist is taking what god created and translating into a piece that invokes emotion,  emotions of joy, amusement, passion, and even the moment of silence when a flower makes you stop and be one with it. how it’s beauty is a marvel of nature….god created this, we only get to enjoy its short time here, but we remember and embrace until the next flower, arrangement, or moment. It is, I think, what life is all about: enjoying a moment of beauty, and what the flower house represents.   a wonderful memory of a collaboration; of beauty dictated  through a variety of artist, to bring the moment of joy, happiness and an abundance of memories.  what floats my boat?  “inspired by nature and designed with passion”  I am an organic, natural style designer. i love how a flower grows, and try to mimic its growing habits in my arrangements