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Happy New Year!

New in 2020! We will be celebrating 10 years of business in July and with the anniversary, comes a unique twist to the boutique and studio space located in downtown Brighton. The space and decor have been updated to allow for more workshops in the coming year along with some “do-it-yourself” stations. See our Workshops page for more details!

Original artwork has also been added to the walls throughout the space for a fun, colorful vibe. The gallery will change frequently featuring the work of owner, Tracey Flanigan, as well as that of local Michigan artists.

The newly updated space includes a potting station where you can select plants to pot up yourself or let us put together a combination for you, a stems bar where gorgeous blooms can be purchased individually or you can make your own custom bouquet and a gallery space for original artwork.

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In the midst of 2019 Wedding Season!

We are ever so grateful for all of the couples who have booked our floral services for their 2019 wedding! The weekends have all been filled for this year and we are reserving dates for 2020 and beyond. Inquire via email at artinbloomstudio@gmail.com or give us a call to check our availability and set up a complimentary consultation.

Here’s a quick recap of some of the bridal bouquets we have designed since spring- each slightly different to showcase each couple’s style and color scheme.

Rachel & Jon 4/6/19
Emily & Bryce 6/1/19
Jenny & Andy 5/17/19
Amber & Aaron 5/17/19
Erin & Alex 5/25/19
Kristyn & Josh 6/1/19
Tracy & Michael 6/21/19
Melissa & Jonathan 3/10/19
Maureen & Juan 6/21/19
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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.

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I had to stop to photograph this view while driving home last week!

In the florist’s world, the change in seasons also brings new materials, both fresh and dried that can be incorporated into our designs. And believe me, we love the chance to play with all of the textures and subtleties in color. Even the foliage is unique at this time of year!

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One of 16 centerpieces designed for a retirement party at a local brewery.

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Lush and textural centerpiece for Carrie & Brian’s reception on October 19th.

Lotus pods, cattails, wheat and dried grasses can add that fall touch to an arrangement.

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The addition of fruit to a table arrangement just feels right in the autumn.

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The long lasting nature of many of the flowers at this time of year is a huge bonus.

I also love when I am able to support a local flower farmer by purchasing their fresh product. I have three resources within the county who stop into the studio throughout the fall season with blooms and dried materials from their own land.

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Local celosia, amaranth, zinnias and ageratum.

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Carrie’s bouquet of pincushion protea, leucadendron, gerpoms, safflower, thistle and more!

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Stephanie and her attendants from October 2017.

Finally, there is the absolute pleasure of designing for the fall bride. It is just stunning when the theme of the wedding parallels the season and the bounty that is available!

Please take a look at our online store for pricing and more options that can be created at this time of year. www.artinbloomstudio.com

 

 

 

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Summer 2018 Weddings

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Flower girl and bridesmaid’s hoops replaced the traditional bouquets for Mara & Devin’s July 3rd wedding.

It has been a busy summer wedding season and I have enjoyed working with each and every couple who have entrusted me with their florals!

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Mara asked for a bright pop of color and a “just picked” garden design for her bouquet.

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A large floral hoop ceremony backdrop with french buckets brimming with colorful blooms for Mara & Devin, Indian Springs Metropark.

The trend toward outdoor ceremonies has made designing so much fun. There is such a feeling of success when the last touch is added and I can step back and take a few photos.

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Megan & Jon’s backdrop at Oakhurst Country Club.

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Emily’s bouquet in ivory, shades of lavender and a pop of green.

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Maddee’s requested a wildflower inspired bouquet with a focus on blue-green foliage.

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Ashley’s favorite flower is the peony. As the day went on, the blooms opened more and more.

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Ashley and her bridesmaids at St. Joseph in Dexter. Photo credit to Carah K Photography.

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Flowers for the men. Photo credit to Carah K Photography.

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Lauren’s hairpiece- ranunculus, spray rose buds and a touch of eucalyptus.

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Melissa requested a garden design for her wedding to Daniel at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and the snapdragons were added in memory of her grandmother and her gardens.

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Jeanette & Matt were married at Oak Pointe Country Club. 

My assistants and I have created and set up two weddings per weekend since the end of May. We now have a couple weeks to regroup and refresh and then we’ll be back in full swing starting September 1st with more wonderful couples and gorgeous fall weddings! Please email me if you would like to check availability of a 2019 and 2020 wedding date. I would love to meet with you!

 

 

 

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Table Centers

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Whether you prefer low and lush, a garland of green, tall and dramatic or anything in between, we love to design centerpieces for your wedding, party or corporate event! (And no, I didn’t mean that to rhyme. :))

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Inquire about table arrangements for smaller events at the home or area eateries- no project is too large or too small! Please feel free to email us at artinbloomstudio@gmail.com or give us a call to discuss options. We also have a great selection of containers available to rent.

810-227-9500

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Mary and Greg 4/7/18

 

Mary and Greg were married on April 7th at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Tecumseh. The bridesmaids wore wisteria and the men were dressed in black and white. They were a pleasure to work with and I thoroughly enjoyed designing their wedding day florals!

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Mary1At our first consultation, Greg made it clear that he would like to add his own touch to the wedding decor and I always admire a groom who gets involved in the details. He is a pheasant hunter and provided feathers to incorporate into their wear and carry flowers.

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Greg’s boutonniere~ ranunculus, a spray rose bud, seeded eucalyptus and a few of Greg’s feathers.

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Mary’s bouquet~ roses, lisianthus, ranunculus, stock, seeded eucalyptus and waxflower.

The reception was held at The Sheraton, Ann Arbor with centerpieces that were both low and high.

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For the love of bouquets

There is something so satisfying in designing a bouquet for a bride and knowing that you have captured her style and essence. Each bouquet I create is as different as the person it is created for!

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Emily & Perry, May 13, 2017~ Polo Fields, Ann Arbor

Lately, I have had many email inquiries from young couples who are beginning the process of wedding planning and want to know my pricing or whether I have “packages” available for flowers. The answer, in brief, is no, so sorry! ūüôā The reason I keep my business small is so that I can put a bit of myself into each event and design. I really need to meet with a couple, spend some time discussing their plans and learn about their wedding vision and color scheme. It also helps me tremendously if they are able to provide a few visual images of florals that they love and would like to use as inspiration. I formulate a unique vision for that particular couple that includes elements that may have never been used in other weddings. Again, each wedding I design is as unique and special¬†as the couple who are beginning their lives together.

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Jenna & Aaron, May 5, 2017 ~Pinckney

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Danielle & Mark, May 20, 2017~ Mayflower Meeting House in downtown Plymouth

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Samantha & Phillip, May 6, 2017~ St. Mary Magdalen Church, Brighton

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Laura & Jerrod, April 15, 2017~ Crystal Gardens, Howell

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Brittanie & Kevin, March 3, 2017 ~The Inn at St. John’s, Plymouth

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Jenna & Louis, June 3, 2017~ Mystic Creek, Milford

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Kim & Bobby, June 3, 2017~ Chemung Hills Golf Club, Howell

Please feel free to email me with inquiries at artinbloomstudio@gmail.com. I am no longer taking weddings for 2017 as my weekends are all full but would be happy to meet with couples looking ahead into 2018 and beyond!

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Fond memories of the 2016 Wedding Season

Well, it’s official…our 2017 Wedding Season is booked! We are super excited to work with so many great couples but also sorry to let others know that our calendar is full and we are no longer booking weddings for this year. If you are in need of flowers for a wedding in 2018 or beyond, please send an email or give me a call to talk about reserving your date.

As we ramp up toward the season to come, I have been reminiscing over some of the photos from last year. Wedding work is so, so much work but also, very rewarding. It is always such a pleasure to meet with couples, talk through their ideas and help them create their own unique vision for the big day. Sending a big Thank You to all of the couples who have entrusted us with your floral accessories and decor!

                                        Lindsay & Jared 1/1/16

                                        Waldenwoods, Hartland

 

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Orchid, Air Plant & Moss Purse for an April 1st wedding (includes love note!)

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Alicia & Fernando 4/30/16 (Bouquet is finished with an antique hankie)

                                 Maureen & Alek 5/21/17

                                 Private barn location, Howell

 

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                          The Gandy Dancer, Ann Arbor

 

                                Shannon & Erika 7/4/16

                                Backyard wedding, South Lyon

 

                        Britta & Ash 7/23/16

                        Polo Fields Golf Club, Ann Arbor

 

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Kathy & Kevin- 8/27/16 Dunham Hills, Hartland

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Kaitlyn & Max- 9/24/16 Lakelands Golf Club, Brighton

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Megan & Nick- 10/1/16 Stonebridge C.C., Ann Arbor

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     Caitlin & Nick 10/29/16

    Cornman Farms, Ann Arbor

 

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Kim & Tim-11/12/16 Whispering Pines, Pinckney

                          Christine & Ben 12/17/16

                          The Community House

                          Birmingham

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What we’ve been up to lately

Weddings, funerals, memorials and home decor…here are a few snapshots of some of our favorite floral work from the past few weeks!

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Katie’s bouquet- dahlias, succulents and roses (and yes, my foot:))¬†

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Rebecca’s bouquet- ranunculus, thistle, lavender and more

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Elizabeth’s bouquet- succulents, stock, roses, scabiosa and stock

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Standing spray in red and white

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Vibrant spray for a memorial service

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Dear Grammy

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Sympathy design with a woodsy touch

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Dining table design

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Subtle color and plenty of texture to enhance the gorgeous decor of the great room

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Can’t forget the guest room- wouldn’t you love to stay here?!

Give us a call and let us know what we can design for you! 810-227-9500

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Orchard Styled Shoot

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Photo credit to the fabulous Lia Giannotti.

The day has arrived and the styled shoot that I was ecstatic to collaborate on last September has been picked up by, and published on the wedding blog, Borrowed & Blue! It was such a pleasure to work with all of the other super talented wedding professionals on this. Many thanks to Shelbi Britton Events, Lia Giannotti Photography, Sparky Noodle Bakery, The White Dress, EB Design Studio (Andi Harvey), Hair by Simona and Bridal Beauty Detroit, LLC.

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And an especially big thanks to Breanna and Eric for modeling for this shoot! I can’t wait to design the florals for their actual wedding in September!!!

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To see the full photo shoot at Spicer’s Vineyard & Orchard in Fenton, follow this link to Borrowed & Blue.