For the celebration of Nathan’s life I wanted to provide grounded and uplifting floral arrangements custom designed in memory of Nate. Designs were inspired by nature and influenced by the Japanese Ikebana floral style to create simple yet stylized designs that were both elegant and masculine. I chose colors that were earthy monochromatic tones in creams and white, burgundy, browns and black & greens and yellows with accents of blue.Read More »
To answer the question my sister recently asked me: “don’t you ever run out of creative ideas?”
No! I’m finding that creating artistic designs, right here in my hometown of Santa Rosa, spark inspiration for more creativity within me and for and from those around me. It’s just a positive, never-ending cycle that I’m so grateful to be a part of!Read More »
On this day I was born 29 years ago, I would like to pay tribute to my parents who birthed me & helped birth my sense of creativity.Read More »
Pursuing a creative career has been an unexpected and rewarding twist of events for me. Art was always something that I aspired to do. It was an extracurricular class. A special hobby at home. A foggy distant dream. In 2009 art started to come into focus for me.Read More »
I have detected a music rut. For some reason people keep coming to me and echoing the same sentiment as Nathan Durkee’s, “J-Hole, I need new music!” While I consider myself to have good taste in music, I’m not the most tech savvy, so it wasn’t clear to me why I was the likely sound-board for these complaints.Read More »
“Romantic nostalgic couture”. These are the three adjectives that I used to articulate and inspire the vision for Kylee and David’s wedding.
Kylee and David found the most special setting for their wedding in Guerneville, CA. The Dawn Ranch Lodge is a unique venue with a resort, restaurant and pool. The land is sprawling and diverse and the owner is extraordinarily flexible and accommodating. Michael worked with us to curate our event exactly as we imagined it.Read More »