Meet: Our Wedding Designers

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Weddings


From Tucson, Arizona to the suburbs of Illinois, meet the team that's making Chicago's wedding dreams come true.

Jason Williquette
“Creating is living doubly.” – Albert Camus

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Favorite Charity of the Year
Random Acts of Flowers

Must Have Flowers
Big, lush, hydrangea in every color and shade!

Best Part about Weddings
As cheesy as it may sound, knowing that I am part of someone’s happiest, most treasured moments still gives me goosebumps when I see my couples get married.



Natalie Pappas
“Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.”
-Kurt Vonnegut

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Favorite Charity of the Year
Pits for Patriots, UCP Seguin, & NAMI

Must Have Flowers
Hellebore, sweet pea, clematis, and ferns. Lots of ferns!

Best Part about Weddings
I love that flowers force you to appreciate a wedding day in the moment. They bring you down to earth to focus on those beautiful moments while they’re happening. You can look back at photos and objects saved from that day, but you can only truly experience the flowers when you are present.

 



Grace Koh
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful;
they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.”
– 
Luther Burbank

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Must Have Flowers
Peony, ranunculus, & garden rose

How it all Began
After working in the corporate retail industry for over 10 years, I was ready to move onto a passion of mine. I’d design flowers for friends’ weddings, baby showers, birthdays, while working part-time at a flower shop in San Fran so when I heard Flowers for Dreams was hiring, I knew that I had to work here!


Amanda Forgash
“The difference between a flower and a weed is a judgement”
– Unknown

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Favorite Charity of the Year
Random Acts of Flowers

Must Have Flowers
Billy balls

Best Part about Weddings
Collaborating with couples to come up with a floral concept that reflects their combined personalities. I strive for the, “this is SO us” moment. Also, my clients are folks who are in love – doesn’t get more magical than that!

 


Jacqui Carr
“Open your mind to every form of beauty.”
– Constance Spry

blog-wedteam-jacquiFavorite Charity of the Year
Garfield Park Conservatory

Must Have Flowers
Dahlias!!!

How it all Began
I got into floral design by accident.  In 2006, I started working for the floral department at Whole Foods Market as just a job to get me though college. Upon moving to Chicago in 2009, I worked with so many talented floral designers at the South Loop Whole Foods. From there, I freelanced at flower shops, designing small weddings out of my home and at Fleurotica for 2 years. Now I’m here!

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