Life of a Florist- in Quarantine

As mandated by Michigan Governor, Gretchen Whitmer, my floral studio is closed in order to be sure we are helping “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 in our area. Do I miss designing for all of my wonderful clients? Absolutely!!! I miss the banter with customers, many who have become friends. I miss the fresh flower…

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…

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…

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…

Waiting on Spring

In Michigan, patience is key as we wait for signs that winter is finally ending and spring has arrived. And yes, the calendar tells us that the First Day of Spring was March 20th! There have been a few spring-like days in the past month (I even heard the tree frogs chirping a few nights…

Art In Bloom

This year I will be celebrating nine years of following my heart and creating this business that combines my talents and my artistic passions- art and flowers. I am so grateful to the numerous clients who have sought out my services for all of life’s occasions! As the name, Art In Bloom denotes, art is…

Gifts that Capture the Season

Whether you want to share some love with family living out of town this holiday season, or you need a gift to take with you to the party, local florists are a great choice! We will guide you in selecting the perfect gift with questions such as, “centerpiece or tall vase arrangement?”, “rustic or polished?”,…

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…

Summer 2018 Weddings

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! 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…