About Me

Being raised among tulips, daffodils and dahlias in Washington I learned at a young age the beauty  of flowers. Worked as a high school intern in a local flower shop, then moved east to WSU, married and moved a bit south to Eastern Oregon.

It’s been over 18 years that my flower journey began. I’ve worked hard, accomplished goals and made a point to go beyond what is expected for my clients. Each year I make sure to continue my education by taking hands on workshops, classes and seminars that will improve my skills and creativity. I have studied with some of the best in the industry: Paula Pryke, Ariella Chezar, Max Gill, David Beahm, Amy Osaba, Alicia Swede, Francoise Weeks, Holly Chapple and more.

The 750 sq. ft. studio is located within walking distance of my home/gardens  and that is a privilege I am very lucky to have. When I need encouragement or inspiration I can walk outside the studio doors and harvest branches, blooms and enter the greenhouse for succulents too.

KRISanthemums regularly donates to local auctions, fund raisers and community organizations. I appreciate the support I receive throughout the area and show that by contributing either flowers, time or services.