From brides to bedsides: woman repurposes wedding flowers for sick patients

What Happens to Wedding Flowers After the Big Day?
What Happens to Wedding Flowers After the Big Day?

Shawn Chamberlain knows the power of a flower. As is similarly illustrated in the video above, receiving flowers can lift your spirits and brighten your day. As a landscape designer, Chamberlain has worked on many beautiful gardens, including those at hospice care centers.

After realizing how much a flower arrangement can do for sick patients, she started Full Bloom. Chamberlain and her team of volunteers recut, rearrange and repurpose donated wedding and garden flowers for patients in nearby hospitals, hospice care, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities.

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Located in the Coeur d'Alene/Spokane area of Northern Idaho, Full Bloom runs solely on donations and the goodness of others.

Kids + Service = love & perspective If you'd love to experience a little bit of joy like this, please contact me! ❤️

Posted by The Full Bloom on Monday, April 13, 2015

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