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Best Floral
Designers in
Raleigh
2019

Why These Floral Designers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored floral designers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best floral designers in Raleigh, NC.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Amrose Flowers

Amrose Flowers is a Raleigh florist that has been serving clients for over 16 years. Flowers are available for weddings, funerals, sympathy, and roses in modern and classic arrangements, as well as balloons and gifts, plants, and gift baskets. Clients can also place custom orders to be delivered in 24 hours. Some available wedding arrangements are bridal bouquets, bridesmaids’ bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages, altar arrangements, pew décor, arch flowers, reception centerpieces, and sweetheart table centerpieces. Amrose Flowers delivers to Knightdale, Wake Forest, Garner, and Raleigh. Clients appreciate their attention to detail and the quality of the flowers.

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Blossom Floral Artistry

Blossom Floral Artistry is a Pittsboro family owned and operated business that has been serving clients for over 12 years. Julie and her team help clients with flowers for events, weddings, everyday flowers, and sympathy. Clients remark on her creativity, professionalism, and talent.

Pittsboro, NC 27312

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Brandi’s Botanicals Floral Designs

Brandi’s Botanicals Floral Designs is a Youngsville florist that provides clients with special event and everyday floral arrangements. Specialties include weddings, funeral and sympathy arrangements, prom flowers, bulk fresh flowers, décor, rentals, and gift items. Brandi Dennison is a North Carolina Certified Professional Florist and is on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina State Florist Association. She has won numerous awards including Northern Piedmont Designer of the Year in 2012 and Second Runner Up for the North Carolina State Florist Association in 2012. Clients remark on her reasonable prices, professionalism, and arrangements.

Youngsville, NC 27596

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Design by Elisa

Design by Elisa is a Raleigh business that provides flowers for weddings and other events. Wedding packages start at $500 and can be customized with à la carte pieces such as a lobby or entrance piece, boutonnieres, bouquets, corsages, and cake flowers. Elisa Gabrielli has floral design workshops which include materials. She has been a floral designer and artist for over 25 years.

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Dogwood Tree Floral Designs

Dogwood Tree Floral Designs is a Raleigh special events company that has been serving clients in the Triangle area for over 22 years. The business specializes in charity events, weddings, and corporate events. Owner Mel Day has provided floral designs for Donna Karen’s, Ralph Lauren’s, and Paloma Picasso’s fashion and trunk shows and has designed events for President Clinton and President Ford. His work has appeared in Southern Bride and Groom, The Knot, and some books.

Raleigh, NC 27604

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Eclectic Sage

Eclectic Sage is a Raleigh floral design, event, and production studio that provides custom florals for clients. Weddings, photo shoots, parties, and corporate events are some of the events Eclectic Sage provides floral designs for. Rental items such as vases and pots are available, as are custom favors. Some event design services are building custom props, color schemes, installing sets, and vendor coordination. Heather is the creative director, and her work has appeared in several publications such as Weddings Magazine, The Lovely Find, Style Me Pretty, and Weddings Unveiled. The studio offers floral design classes that are for beginner and intermediate attendees. Clients appreciate Heather’s talent and creativity.

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Embellished Blooms

Embellished Blooms is a Raleigh boutique wedding floral design business. Services include centerpieces, altar arrangements, bouquets, boutonnieres, and more. Embellished Blooms’ floral designs have appeared in publications such as Little Black Book, The Lovely Find, Wedding Chicks, WeddingWire, and Bride & Joy. Clients appreciate Michelle’s passion and floral arrangements.

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Expressions of Love Florist

Expressions of Love Florist is a Varina business that has been serving clients for over 12 years. The team has over 56 years of combined floral design experience. The business has won many awards including The Knot’s Best of Weddings in 2008, 2009, and 2010, and WeddingWire’s Bride’s Choice Award in 2012 and 2013. Along with wedding flowers, the business carries plants, gift baskets, everyday flowers, sympathy arrangements, and flowers for other occasions. Expressions of Love Florist also has silk arrangements, gourmet and fruit baskets, dried floral arrangements, and tropical flowers. Clients appreciate the quality of flowers and the arrangements.

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

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Floral Dimensions at Academy Court

Floral Dimensions at Academy Court is a Durham business that has been serving clients for over 35 years. Delivery is available throughout Durham County and in the rest of the United States, in Canada, and around the world. The design team has more than 80 years of combined experience and helps brides with wedding bouquets, pew markers, boutonnieres, centerpieces, portrait flowers, the rehearsal dinners, showers, and more. Floral Dimensions at Academy Court also offers event stationery such as invitations, programs, save the dates, place cards, table numbers, menus, and more. The business’ vase recovery and recycle project allows clients to bring in used vases for a store credit. Clients remark on their creativity, customization, and prices.

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Flowers, by Design

Flowers, by Design is a Raleigh event and wedding florist that serves clients in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh. Services include wedding day flowers, bar and bat mitzvahs, rehearsal dinners, showers, birthdays, baptisms, and retirements. Dried and silk floral arrangements and holiday decorations are also available. Flowers, by Design won the Bride’s Choice Awards in 2010 and 2011 and WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Awards in 2016. Clients appreciate their floral arrangement and creativity.

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Fresh Affairs

Fresh Affairs is a Raleigh design studio that serves clients in Durham, the Triangle, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and surrounding areas. The business specializes in event design and floral for events and weddings. Services include lighting design, vendor referrals, linen and rental selection, staging, day-of and full-service coordination, and florals. Fresh Affairs has tabletop extravaganzas that display what’s new in event décor. The design studio is more than 5,500 square feet.

Raleigh, NC 27616

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Gingerbread House Florist & Gifts

Gingerbread House Florist & Gifts is a Raleigh family owned and operated business that has been serving clients for over 26 years. Specialties are custom made wedding flowers, everyday and special occasion florals, sympathy arrangements, and funeral flowers. Gingerbread House Florist & Gifts designs and delivers flowers and also has green plants, gourmet and gift baskets, and more. They offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Clients appreciate the customer service and quality of the flowers.

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Johnson-Paschal Floral Company

Johnson-Paschal Floral Company is a Raleigh company that has been serving clients for over 29 years. The shop serves many areas including Morrisville, Garner, Knightdale, Fuqua Varina, and Durham, and also delivers nationwide. It is open every day except Christmas Day and provides flowers for every occasion. Johnson-Paschal Floral Company specializes in gourmet and fruit baskets, fresh flowers, silk arrangements, weddings, funerals, balloons, plants, and more.

Raleigh, NC 27607

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Meristem Floral

Meristem Floral is a Raleigh event and wedding design studio that serves Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, and surrounding areas. Co-owner and lead designer Anna Passarelli studied horticulture at North Carolina State University. Meristem Floral designs boutonnieres, bouquets, aisle décor, centerpieces, large scale installations, chuppah designs, flowers for rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, showers, and more. Full wedding floral starts at $3,000 and for personal flowers, $1,000. Clients appreciate Anna’s talent, attention to detail, and knowledge.

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Watered Garden Florist Studio

Watered Garden Florist Studio is a Raleigh business that designs flower arrangements for many different events. Some of the services are wedding flowers, vow renewals, arrangements for businesses, openings, birthday parties, bar and bat mitzvahs, non-profit events, memorials, holiday décor, and flower deliveries. Watered Garden Florist Studio also has hands-on workshops and demonstrations. Clients remark on their talent, detail, and professionalism.

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Watkins Flowers of Distinction

Watkins Flowers of Distinction is a Raleigh business that has been serving clients for over 50 years. This independent florist has fresh cut flowers, fruit and gourmet baskets, green and blooming plants, balloon bouquets, and orchids and tropical plants. A wedding design consultant will work with couples to create custom floral design. On the wedding day, one of the owners will be there and clients can hire the design consultant to coordinate the day. Watkins Flowers of Distinction has an A+ rating from the BBB. Clients appreciate their customer service and attention to detail.

Raleigh, NC 27615

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