Inspired Design Retreat August 8-10, 2019 Chamberlain South Dakota

A 3 day retreat in a hundred+ year old, beautifully restored barn!

Retreat $1500, $500 discount before July 1

Contact Patience or Ace

Dinner/show/dance tickets $50 contact Karri Swenson 730-6923

More about the Retreat

Day one begins with a River Cruise & Brunch


Float down the Mighty Missouri, enjoying mimosas and fresh baked muffins, while you collab with other designers, and use the models & photographers we provide to create one of a kind designs for your social media pages.

Day 2 starts with collaboration designs & headshots


Start the day planning a variety of designs, floral chandeliers,  flower backdrops , unique and varied centerpieces and more for the next evenings dinner! Quality, exciting headshots and social media content will be shot through out the day, end the day around the campfire with wine and s'mores and relationship building. 

Day 3 is all about preparing designs for the banquet and runway show!


We will finish installing all of the floral accents and begin work in your Floral Couture piece(s). You may choose to model your designs, or use our beautiful models provided. There will be time before our honored guests arrive to glam up for the evening.  Your dinner and drinks are included in your class fees. Cocktail attire requested.

Contact Us

Patience Pickner AIFD PFCI, Ace Berry AIFD TMF

Patience and Ace are both business owners and educators. Both are award winning designers and members of AIFD. They travel the country Inspiring other Floral Artists to be the very best version of themselves.  Ace is from Houston and is known for his high style funeral & wedding designs. Patience is from South Dakota and specializes in romantic weddings and organic Sympathy and every day designs. 

Inspired Design

Chamberlain, South Dakota, United States

Patience 605-730-6365 Ace 832-696-5705

Dinner/Dance tix $50 Call Karri Swenson@ 605-730-6365 Ask about VIP seating


We are thrilled to be offering this amazing retreat, we could not do it without help from these fantastic sponsors! CalFlowers, Smithers Oasis, Len Busch Roses MN.