Designing with Intention

I don’t often post about my design philosophy and methods but this topic is one I feel strongly about. A floral arrangement is a beautiful way to share nature’s beauty with others. Anyone who has ever gifted or received flowers understands this. I am adamant that all floral designs can be natural, long lasting and…

The Autumnal Shift

The days grow shorter, the air colder and the shift in seasons can be seen all around us in Michigan. I know I am among many who call this their favorite time of year. In the florist’s world, the change in seasons also brings new materials, both fresh and dried that can be incorporated into…

Oh, September…

…there are so many gorgeous flower choices and color combinations at this time of year, it makes my head spin! I love the richness of combining deep burgundy and eggplant with lighter tones and eucalyptus foliage. Sunflowers seem to symbolize that transitional time between summer heat and the crispness of fall. They are one of…