Harness the power of gathering to nourish and heal the soul through curated experiences and meaningful resources as we equip others to gather their own communities.
Create an environment where everyone has a seat at the table. Inspire a culture of soaking in beauty and speaking truth. Empower others to abandon the pursuit of perfection.
Based in Longmont, Colorado, Flower & Fig was officially launched in January of 2016. Prior to the launch, I observed and interviewed thought leaders in the gathering movement as well as my own community. Through many conversations, two things stood out. First, as a culture, we are desperately hungry for more intentional, meaningful, face to face interactions with others. Second, our souls are undeniably drawn to beauty and design. And this is GOOD. But in a sea of Pinterest ideas and Instagram photos, the pressure of entertaining has left many of us feeling defeated and just plain not good enough.
I began dreaming of ways to equip others to gather more and well. And the concept of the gathering kit was born. Print resources (invitations, menus, conversation cards, shopping lists) with digital components (recipes, playlists, step by step in structions) that let you to focus on creating an environment where your guests are relaxed and deeply cared for, rather than focusing on the details.
Throughout 2015 and 2016, I experimented with several themed gathering kits and began hosting workshops and retreats based on the concept of truth and beauty in design and how it affects the soul. Over the last few months the Flower & Fig team has worked together, incorporating learnings from the last year to create a product we are so excited to share with you, the Winter Dinner Kit and Winter Dinner Staples Box.
Whether you are a seasoned host or your heart is connecting with these things for the first time, know you are welcome here. My prayer is that your soul would be nourished by what you find here.
I am honored to partner with you in loving your people well,
Meet Bethany, Founder of Flower & Fig
Bethany’s study of environments started in the field of education as an elementary teacher, creating environments to optimize learning and behavioral development. Over the past few years, her study of environment has branched out to design and how it impacts the soul. She is passionate about creating resources and environments that allow people to experience healing through beauty and truth. Her experience in design includes event, web, print and floral. Bethany lives in Colorado with her husband, Jordan, and their fur baby, Lucy. (Lucy is a dog, not a very hairy baby.)
Meet Briana, Photographer
From a young age, Briana has been captivated with photography and its ability to be a window into a place, a time, and an emotion that the viewer could not otherwise have experienced. She has been photographing for over a decade and loves partnering with local entrepreneurs to bring their visions to life, though you can find her with camera in hand in her personal travels and day-to-day life as well. Briana lives in Colorado where she spends the weekends roaming the mountains in search of rocks to climb and perfect pink sunrises to capture.
See more of her work: instagram.com/brianaarlene
Meet Andrea, Print Designer
Andrea studied design in the charming town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. It was within those few years that she discovered how design could be more than just a career, but that it could saturate all corners of life. Andrea thrives on cultivating beauty in the everyday, whether it’s piecing together a capsule wardrobe, sifting through letterpress paper samples (swoon) or curating details for an evening gathering. As fresh Colorado residents, Andrea and her husband, Kyle love to explore and discover local gems and eateries throughout the city.
See more of her work: andreacrousedesign.com
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