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About Me — Bear Flowers Preserved

Magazine Feature in Voyage ATL: Hidden Gem

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Magazine Feature in Voyage ATL: Hidden Gem

It's been a whirlwind of events and emotions lately as I continue to learn the intricacies of running a small business. There have been some extreme highs mixed with some extreme lows due to the COVID-19 outbreak happening at the launch of my shop, but there was some light shed during this scary and unprecedented time. Voyage ATL reached out to me on behalf of a recommendation, to write an article about hidden gems around Atlanta. When I saw the email sitting in my inbox about an interview, I had a huge smile come across my face and I don't think...

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My Inspiration

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My Inspiration

I'm not your average floral designer.  While I do appreciate and admire the fresh flowers and bouquets in all their beauty, my style and process is a bit different.  Drying flowers is where the magic happens for me. They're funky, unique, weird, and super resilient despite what most people think.  When the flowers dry, so many more details become noticeable. The colors get darker and can sometimes change completely.  I've seen blue flowers dry to gorgeous purple shades, and red roses can get so dark they almost look black.  Sometimes the petals and leaves will curl and spiral when they dry,...

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Who Is Bear Flowers Preserved

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Who Is Bear Flowers Preserved

Hi everyone! I'm Hayley Charbonneau, and I'm the owner of Bear Flowers Preserved.  I've been collecting and preserving flowers for over 13 years, and decided to finally turn my flower obsession and love for art into my dream business. For as far back as I can remember I have been playing outside, climbing trees, making forts, drawing, painting, playing Sims religiously to make really cool houses, exploring, being a crazy cat lady, and just being aesthetically addicted to life.  My childhood home (which my dad built all by himself) was surrounded by acres of woods and dogwood trees, bradford pear...

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