Natalie is an award winning floral designer and has been designing floral arrangements for over 12 years. She moved to Durango, Colorado from New Orleans, LA in 2004. While in New Orleans she fell in love with all things southern, big beautiful blooms, jasmine, camellias, magnolias, old architecture, and mint juleps. She uses that southern influence and combines her designs with the rustic elements found out west. While her personal style is influenced from Southern roots, her passion revolves around her clients. Each client is as unique as the floral combinations they are inspired by. Natalie’s passion lies from each clients vision and using her expert knowledge and skills gained in the floral industry to create their dream. She can bring her passion for creation to any event.
Working with a regional leader in the floral industry, Natalie has become one of the regions most respected floral designers. She honed her skills over the years from many of the world’s most experienced Floral Design Professionals including Linda Eich and Shannon Chavez of Shannon Loves Flowers. Their combined experience of over 80 years and mentorship in the industry has left Natalie with a wealth of knowledge, respect and admiration.
PUBLICATIONS & RECOGNITION
1st Place – New Mexico State Floral Competition
Natalie’s work has been featured in many national blogs and publications including:
Of all these features, her favorite is the kind words and hugs she receives from her clients and brides.