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Welcome! 

Wild Arbor Flowers is a small floral studio in Ann Arbor's old west side that specializes in custom floral arrangements for weddings and other events.

I'm Melissa, the studio's owner and designer. Our small size allows me to work personally with you to create a unique design for your special day.

 

Background

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t drawn to working with flowers. For years I worked with florists and in flower shops on both coasts, gathering up as much training as I could. Before starting my own business, I received professional training through the Michigan Floral Association and attended master’s workshops with the Little Flower School of Brooklyn and Francoise Weeks. I’ve enjoyed studio intensive trainings with Bloom Floral Design and Passionflower Events and am always looking for opportunities to collaborate with other designers. I'm a proud member of the Chapel Designers, a national organization of floral designers and other professionals who are dedicated to keeping floral design current and amazing.  I'm also excited to be sourcing flowers locally whenever possible through the new Michigan Flower Growers' Coop.

What inspires me

I love to use flowers that are unique and whimsical.  My goal is to create sweet floral moments that bring a bit of joy and surprise in each piece. When I’m not flowering an event, I can be found chasing my four amazing wonders who are growing up faster than I ever thought possible. 

I’m looking forward to meeting you! Let’s get together soon!

 

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Photography credits for this page: Tracy Grosshans