We had such a fun time at Element 112 for our Blooms and Brews Thanksgiving Centerpiece design class on November 20th. The ladies did a wonderful job designing their centerpiece in a wood box!

We began our Thanksgiving Centerpieces by adding pittosporum, a beautiful greenery to cover our floral foam and create and elongated centerpiece.

After we added greenery to the base of our arrangement, to cover our oasis, we added sunflowers.

The view from the other end of the table. Everyone added their orange carnations after their sunflowers.

Then we learned how to wire silk leaves and add them to fill in our holes.

Adding mums to tie everything together and fill in the last of our holes.

Everyone did such a great job and everyone had a great time. Of course, our burgers were delicious from Element 112 and Bubbles was the hit drink of the night! If you haven’t tried it, we definitely recommend it. Tastes more like champagne than beer!

If you’re interested in a centerpiece class, we already have our holiday centerpiece class planned. It is the same format as the one above, but a holiday centerpiece with winter greenery. For more info or to sign up, click here.

We also had a Turkey Succulent Kid’s Class the day before Thanksgiving at Beautiful Blooms by Jen. We remembered to take a few pictures and they turned out so cute!

The first step was to add the feathers to the terra cotta pots.

After designing the turkey’s face, the kids planted a succulent inside.

These girls were so creative!

These turkey succulents turned out so cute!

We have many other kid’s classes coming up in December. We have our free Red Bird Painting class during the Red Bird Art Walk from 5-7pm on December 7th. Please register here so we have enough supplies.

There are also two classes on December 15th. These also need to be pre-registered for. Kids can come to the store between 9-11am and design 2 reindeer pinecones for $5 or a red mason jar centerpiece for $15. These are perfect gifts for parents, teachers and grandparents!

We love teaching classes at Beautiful Blooms by Jen! As the only certified florist in Northwest Ohio, Jen also has a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education and a Masters in Career Technical Education. If you’re interested in Jen teaching your group, please call the shop at 419-517-8821.



We’re so excited to be offering two different adult Thanksgiving Centerpiece classes as well as a kid’s class Thanksgiving Week!

On November 20th at Beautiful Blooms by Jen, we will be hosting a Modern Cornucopia Centerpiece class from 5:30-7:30. This class will be $65 and you design a centerpiece full of gourds, vegetables, fruits and flowers. Please click here to sign up and save your spot.

Modern Cornucopia Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class

Modern Cornucopia Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class

Also on November 20th, at Element 112, we will have a traditional centerpiece class for $50. This class also includes one of their gourmet burgers and a beer and will be from 5:30-7:30! Please register here.

Traditional Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class

This is a picture from our class from last year. This year will be a different design in fall colors. 

Then, on November 21st, the day before Thanksgiving, we will host a kid’s class. Kid’s will create a turkey from a clay pot and plant a succulent inside. Registration is required so we have enough supplies, but you can stop in anytime between 1 and 4 for your children to make their design. This class fee is $15.

Thanksgiving Turkey Kid's Class

This cute picture is from a previous year, but idea is similar, with the pot flipped the other way so a succulent can be planted. 

Questions, please call Beautiful Blooms by Jen at 419-517-8821.

For this blog I (Sarah) will be guest writing while Jen takes maternity leave to spend time with sweet Jaxon and his big brother Cooper.

Just recently we hosted our Thanksgiving Centerpiece design class at The Cinnamon Stick since we can’t fit 20 plus people in our small little flower shop. I have floated around and help to assist in design classes for the past couple of years, but for this last class Jen and Colleen gave me the opportunity to teach my first one! When I say “gave me” the opportunity, it was more like “spring it on me 15 minutes before the class started”. Anxiety alert, especially when this was my first time teaching and in front of so many people. If I may toot my own horn, I am happy to say it ended up going great!

Check out the pictures below to see what everyone created!

For all of our classes we give basic guidelines and tips, then everyone is able to use their own creative flair to create a custom centerpiece.


-Sarah Carver, one of our floral designers, helping to lead the class.


The first stem was to begin by greening in. 



Then we added each flower, one by one. 


Check out the gorgeous finished product!


More finished products. I love how they all turn out just a little different!


This table all looked the exact same!

We have a Christmas class coming up on December 21st, which is at full capacity. However, we did add another class for the 22nd with 9 more spots available. If you are interested give us a call at the flower shop, (419)-517-8821 and we can get you signed up.

We love to host classes of any kind. As the only Certified Florists in Northwest Ohio, Jen Linehan, CF, CFD or one of our other talented designeres will be your class instructor and all classes include all tools and supplies needed to make a gorgeous arrangement. We can custom design a class to fit into your budget. Most classes are in the $35-50 range. Please call Beautiful Blooms by Jen at 419-517-8821 to schedule your class!

We are so excited for our annual Thanksgiving Centerpiece class on November 21st. It’s a gorgeous centerpiece of orange gerbera daisies, red carnations, bells of ireland, solidago and hypericum berries.

Your investment is $35 and includes all instruction, materials and tools for the design. Coffee, tea, and assorted sweets from Cinnamon Stick are also included. Extra treats and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. You can also pick up a pie for your Thanksgiving celebration while you are there!

Space is limited. Please call Beautiful Blooms by Jen at 419-517-8821 to reserve your space.  Don’t want to make your own? You can order one designed by one of our fabulous florists here!

Beautiful Blooms by Jen Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class.

Beautiful Blooms by Jen Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class.

We love to host classes of any kind. One of the Beautiful Blooms by Jen talented designers will teach the class, and all classes include all tools and supplies needed to make a gorgeous arrangement. We can custom design a class to fit into your budget. Most classes are in the $35-50 range. Please call Beautiful Blooms by Jen at 419-517-8821 to schedule your class!

We had one of our best turnouts ever for our Thankful Tree Kid’s Class last Saturday! Families stopped in from 10-2 and for $5 each the kids created a tree. They each cut out leaves in bright colored construction paper and listed something they were thankful for on each one. Then they hung them on the branches of their tree. They turned out awesome. We hope everyone enjoys reading all the leaves on Thanksgiving!

The awesome Dad brought in five kids! A few of his own and a few nieces and nephews. So he got recruited to help cut leaves : )

Look how cute they are!

We had so much fun and can’t wait for our next class during our open house on December 6th.

We will also be having the reindeer class on December 13th! Stop in anytime 10-2pm.

$5 per child.