I offer a variety of services that tap into my creativity as a floral designer, artist, photographer, gardener, and community builder. Take a moment to discover how we can work and create together…
House and Garden Inspiration Workshops
Are you inspired to learn and create stunning floral arrangements? An intimate hands-on workshop might just be the answer!
Join me for an afternoon to see just how easy it can be to create your very own floral arrangements. I’ll teach you a practical approach using florist techniques to create your own designs at home. If you think arranging flowers is difficult! I hope to remove your fear of what it takes to create beautiful, dramatic, and elegant floral arrangements. My goal is for you to develop the confidence necessary floral arrangements perhaps using some store-bought flowers and what you may even have growing in your own garden.
My House and Garden Inspiration Workshops, are designed to be a safe space in which creativity is permitted to flow. I believe flowers have healing properties which is why I want to share the joy they give me with you.
You will learn:
My workshops are a caring environment with no judgment where you will learn how to cut and arrange flowers to give them that WOW factor. I encourage you to explore your creativity and discover the healing power of flowers right from my own cutting garden.
- Where to buy the best seasonal flowers.
- Basics of designing a floral arrangement.
- Tools needed to design flowers.
- How to select the best seasonal flowers to suit any room in your home, how to select the perfect vases, and how to prepare those vases to hold a variety of floral stems.
- The magic of color harmony in your floral arrangements.
- How to nurture your creativity as a florist and let go of fear.
- Tips and techniques on how to best photograph your arrangements.
House and Garden Inspiration Workshops are from 10 am to 3 pm monthly and private events can be scheduled to accommodate individuals, groups, and quaint gatherings. All classes can be tailored to suit your special interests.
- Time with a professional florist with answers to your questions.
- A light healthy lunch.
- A take-home floral arrangement that you designed in a unique vase.
- Creative photo session documenting your creative floral design experience.
Cost: $250.00 per person.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations will gladly be accepted in writing via e-mail 10 business days prior to workshop date. Regrettably, no refunds can be issued if cancellation is within the 10 business days of the workshop.
If you would like to commission me to draw and paint a customized illustration for your notes, invitations or event posters, or if you’re interested in licensing one of my paintings for use on your products, I’d love to hear from you! Contact me today.
List of illustration services:
Cards – Holiday, Birthday, Thinking of You, Get Well, Congratulations,
Invitations – Wedding, Birthday, Retirement, Graduation, Bridal Shower, Baby Shower, House Warming Party, Holiday Party
House warming illustrations for new homeowners
My photographs are available for licensing, cards, invitations, etc. Contact me today to discuss how you would like to use my photography in your next project!
If you’re actively sharing your passions on social media, still life photography will help you not only spark interest (and likes!) but also help drive traffic to your website/blog. Learning the basics of photography helped me think more carefully about what I want the photo to convey. I no longer simply just point, shoot and upload.
I follow these tips (Photography 101: Six Essential Still Life Photography Tips) each time I set up for a still life photography session. If you’re on Twitter or Instagram be sure to tag me and let me know how my tips have helped you!
Join me for my next House and Garden Inspiration Workshop (see above) for an opportunity to create your very own floral arrangements with a creative photo session documenting your creative floral design experience.