A botanical wall is one of the standout design features at The Collins Off Main in downtown Chelsea
A local florist risks it all to follow her dream
Blooming across three and half city lots in Detroit’s Core City neighborhood lies Willa Rose Floral, a cut flower farm and floral design studio operated by Julia Griffin.
Museum-worthy floral installations for your wedding day
Pins and Needles
Pinning a boutonniere to your tuxedo seems like it should be easy — until you’re standing in front of a mirror, fumbling with a delicate flower in one hand and a sharp metal pin in the other.
When Dior decorated a Parisian mansion with one million flowers for its Fall 2012 Couture show, it was the stuff of bridal dreams. Now, a Michigan-based company, Premier Flower Walls, is helping those dreams come true with their luxurious floral backdrops.
After running a flower shop with multiple locations in Colorado for 10 years and creating floral designs for up to six weddings every weekend, a case of burnout nudged florist Elizabeth Carter to look for a change.
When it comes to dressing the groom — and the other gentlemen in the wedding party — details like the perfect boutonniere make all the difference.
The Petal Pusher
Passionflower founder Susan McLeary has proven that being a wallflower isn’t so bad after all. With her unique designs, the Ann Arbor-based florist has found new ways to push petals within her fantasy floral designs.