BETHEL – Janet Copeland Black of Designs Florist and Interiors has become accredited in floral by the American Institute of Floral Designers. Black is only the third florist from Maine to be inducted into AIFD membership following accreditation.

Candidates for accreditation are evaluated based on 10 points of professional floral design including mechanics, balance, color, theme, line and creativity. During the evaluation process, candidates are provided all their flowers and materials and are given four hours to create five designs (funeral, base arrangement, flowers-to-wear, bridal and designer’s choice).

Designs Florist and Interiors is located at 2 Mechanic St. and can be reached at 824-0888.

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