Category Archives: Flowers

If you were to take a trip to the house where I grew up, you’d head a few miles outside of a small town.  Travel down a dirt road framed by a perfect archway of oak and maple trees and land at a dusty driveway just beyond a swampy ditch full of cattails.  There sits […]

Recapping back to the first part of this post, local flowers are always seasonal but seasonal flowers aren’t always local.  I think there’s a lot of confusion within those terms as many designers use them interchangeably (I’m guilty too!)  Here are some ways that I would further like to differentiate, why I don’t rely solely […]

Flowers are shipped to us from around the world.  We’re often educated by wedding blogs and others in the industry about cutting costs by using local flowers and making sure we’re choosing flowers that are in season.  But because we’re able to source flowers from so many different places, the idea of what’s “in season” […]

I’ve had a fairly busy month of March so far.  Actually, it’s been surprisingly really busy but really good.   And wrapping up my busy month is an event I’m really excited to be a first time participant in, Grand Rapids Art Museum’s  Art in Bloom. 19 floral artists have been asigned paintings or works […]

For the past three years now, I have been honored to be a part of Bloom the Workshop, helping other creatives chase their passions and providing lush florals to be photographed in the most picturesque settings.  While Ashley and Michaela travel across the country and spread their talents with the world, I usually stay a […]