52 Floral Designs

At the beginning of 2018, I made a New Year Resolution (something I rarely do), to design and style 52 floral arrangements (1 per week for a year = 52).  I have loved flowers for longer than I can remember and often toyed around with the idea of abandoning my professional career for one in…

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Pink Roses + Winter Berry

When Christmas is over – for me – it is over.  I want the decorations out of the house and I want every remnant of the holiday removed as quickly as possible!  I cannot wait to get back into a routine and start new projects! I have spent the past two days packing up the…

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Let’s “Fall” in Love

I truly enjoy summer – but there is just something about fall.  I love it when the air starts to turn crisp; boots are back in style; the colors turn rich and warm (just like my favorite pumpkin latte).  It isn’t just the fashion I love – but the home decor as well.  It is so…

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Go “Green” for your next Party!

I recently designed an engagement celebration for my brother and his fiancé.  They wanted a “rustic chic” theme (right up my wheelhouse) – but threw me for a loop when they requested that every aspect of the party be “green” and “sustainable.”  I mean – I know what recycling is (I’m not from Mars).  But…

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A Bright & Blooming Easter

As a Christ Follower, Easter is my favorite holiday of the year (Thanksgiving being a close second).  As a Chicago resident, after months of frigid cold tundra, Easter not only represents the celebration of my God’s ultimate sacrifice, but also the end of sub-zero temperatures, puffy coats and salt encrusted vehicles. This year for Easter,…

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