This is a more intense version of our workshop, that is part seminar, part workshop, part lifestyle retreat!  Join us as we slow down and travel to beautiful & exotic locations for an experience which embodies the spirit of Inspire, fostering friendship and inspiration through good food and drink in a beautiful setting, while engaging in small group discussions on our craft and our business.  Expect the same attention to detail and your comforts. and overall feeling of kinship, as inspiration builds through shared local experiences, natural beauty, and intimate access to our star designers--all leading to a styled shoot of your dreamiest design yet, in truly unique and awe-inspiring settings.  Come join Lulu and industry greats like Cynthia Martyn, Elly B, and Joy Proctor in stunning wine country of Tuscany!

Inspire tuscany

September 15-19, 2018

This experience will include all your meals, snacks, and lodging for 5 nights, as well as scheduled transportation and excursions during our time together.  There will be general business education for the entore group and than separate tracks for design attendees, as well as photography attendees.


  • Check in
  • Welcome Dinner


      • Breakfast with Design Mentors
      • Design Circle
      • Speaker presentation
      • Lunch
      • Afternoon excursion in Florence
      • Dinner at Florence restaurant


      • Breakfast with Design Mentors
      • Designer Circle + Photography Break Out
      • Speaker presentation
      • Lunch
      • Afternoon excursion in Chianti wine region
      • Dinner at our Tuscany Villa


      • Breakfast with Design Mentors
      • Designer Circle + Photography Break Out
      • Speaker
      • Lunch
      • Cooking class
      • Dinner in local taverna


      • Breakfast with Design Mentors
      • Tuscany styled shoots
      • Celebration dinner
      • Pool-side dessert & wine


      The experience is appropriate for wedding planners, florists, and photographers alike.  Whether new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, we all need inspiration and a chance to flex our creative muscles!  Because each attendee works on their own individual styled shoot they custom design themselves, they wont be affected by the varying experience levels of fellow attendees.  Don't miss the opportunity to create the content to start attracting your ideal client!

      PLANNERS Will work one-on-one with industry icons, Elly B and Cynthia Martyn to refine and elevate their designs as they dream up their one-of-a-kind Tuscany styled shoot.

      FLORISTS Will work side-by-side to create the floral installations used in the all the gorgeous styled shoots, getting the opportunity to promote themselves on several successfully published shoots, and the chance to work on a variety of styles, while working closely with our masterful floral partners from Italy and France,

      PHOTOGRAPHERS Will benefit from the industry wide wedding bi education provided by our amazing speakers, participate in all our fun & inspiring outings, but also follow a special photography track on Day 2, led by award-winning photographer. Marissa Lambert, who will share her tips for successful fine art inspired shoots, as well as how to get your work published.  In addition to shooting their own individual styled shoot paired with our designer attendees, Photographers will also have the opportunity to shoot designs executed by Eliana Baucicault and Cynthia Martyn

      Photography workshop
      Photography workshop
      photography workshop


      The regular package price includes shared accommodations with a fellow attendee in one of the villa's tastefully appointed rooms which embrace the traditional, rustic Tuscan charm, while offering all modern and updated facilities.

      Special Bonus!

      Your package price includes your 5 night stay but you can also opt to stay 2 extra nights (on Thursday and Friday nights) at no additional charge.  If you have a solo room, it is also acceptable for a spouse or companion to join you on your additional nights if you have a solo room.


      We can't wait for you to join us in beautiful Tuscany!


      Pay discounted price in full



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      Payment Plan of 3 payments

      **not available after July 14, 2018


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