Flowers by Katie Ford Bouquet
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we artfully design

bespoke creations in a variety of colors, textures and seasonal elements to capture each bloom's natural and unique grace, charm and beauty. 

Every organic, elegant and classic composition
is thoughtful,yet unexpected and always crafted with 

pure joy.

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about katie

like wild flowers,

Katie’s passion for floral design grew quickly and organically. What started as simple gestures of love and thanks to dear friends has blossomed into a flourishing enterprise. Katie not only sees the

beauty in everything,

but she also celebrates that beauty with her genuine and deliberate designs. Each of her creations is a unique mix of flora, fauna, sentiment and soul. Katie takes great care to choose particular flowers based
on their symbolic meaning. Whether honoring an individual, a memory, or a special day, Katie pours
her heart into everything that she creates.

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the team

Leigh Moss

Floral Designer/Accounts Manager

Leigh graduated from Miami University with a BS in Business, and a major in Marketing. She spent many years working as a buyer in the retail industry. Leigh left the business world to raise her three children with her husband Jim. Now an empty nester, Leigh has rediscovered her artistic eye and her love of flowers.  Her favorite bloom is a peony. 

Annie Colquhoun

Floral Designer/Creative Engineer

Annie received her undergraduate degree from Brown University and her MBA from the Kellogg School of Business. She spent her years in the corporate world working as a Fraud and External Affairs Manager. Annie then went on to pursue a passion of hers and earned her professional culinary degree in the pastry arts. She also showcases her creative talents in her paintings and needlepoint creations. Annie and her husband, John have two children. Her favorite flower is a ranunculus.

Sonja Kosobucki
Floral Designer

Sonja graduated from Roosevelt University, majoring in Hospitality Management.  She spent nearly 20 years in the Lecture Industry in the roles of sales and vice president.  Sonja has a passion for flowers, gardening, and plants combined with a need to be creative.  She has a loving husband, two children, and adorable Wheaten Terrier. Her favorite flower is an English Rose.  

Colette Mendelson
Co-Founder/Floral Design - Share a Smile

Colette received her undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University and her working career with a Fortune 100 Company. Colette spent the last 10 years volunteering and working in non profit sectors mostly in development/event planning roles.  She dabbles in anything and everything creative, and puts her heart into every project. Colette has two beautiful children and loving husband.  Her favorite flower is the Dahlia.

Lisa Burton
Floral Designer

Lisa graduated from Valparaiso University with a BS degree in Nursing. She spent 20 years working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She has four children with her husband Patrick and two rescue pups. Lisa has always loved the outdoors, nature and flowers and spends time outside whenever possible. Her favorite flower is the Dalia.

as seen in...

Daily North Shore
Florest Bluff Magazine
Better Logo
Modern Luxury NS
Modern Luxury NS

Corporate event client – January 2019

"Wow! I do a lot of events, and sometimes the flowers don't ever get noticed. The flowers that Katie and team did were over-the-top gorgeous. We received so many compliments. Every last detail was beautifully covered. Even a last minute change was handled flawlessly. Outstanding!"