Our Team Leaders
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Owner & Lead Floral Designer
Owner of Artistic Florist Since: 2005
Favorite Season: Brooke looks forward to the opportunity each season brings with their own unique products keeping her creativity inspired all year long.
Favorite Flower: Brooke loves the beauty of a Green Cymbidium Orchid. If you look closely you notice millions of glitter particles, it's like an entire universe in a single petal of the green cymbidium orchid.
Our team is lead by owner and master floral designer, Brooke Raulerson. Brooke is Amelia Island’s foremost floral designer, and 2016 FSFA Designer of the year. Known as a prodigy in the floral industry, Brooke has been a recognized and award winning designer for nineteen years. Brooke purchased the family flower shop she had been working in since 1996 in 2005 and in less than a year transformed it into Amelia Island's only premier floral design studio, Artistic Florist.
She is an accredited Florida State Master Designer and was inducted in the American Institute of Floral Designers in 2009. Brooke’s floral designs and bouquets have been prominently featured on several episodes of David Tutera’s show, “My Fair Wedding”, Jacksonville Luxury Living Magazine and Water’s Edge publications. Brooke also belongs to a highly coveted and internationally known design team collective, Design 358 led by the internationally famous designer, Hitomi Gilliam, AIFD. Brooke won the 2014 “Gateway to the Americas Cup” international contest for floral design, representing the United States of America.
Brooke's passion and mission is creating one-of-a-kind floral arrangements that you can't get at your local florist. What make's Artistic Florist different from other florists in the area is Brooke's commitment to excellence and using only the very best premium flowers and never incorporating the practices that most florists find commonplace. She understands that using flowers of superior quality and taking the time to create a real design.
Additionally, Brooke is a Certified Wedding Planner through The Bridal Society. She loves working with brides to create one of a kind, dream-like atmospheres for their weddings. Most of Brooke's weddings are here in Amelia Island but she does dedicate 3 weeks collectively every year to travel to other states and service brides who are marrying in other areas of the country.
Brooke is also a highly sought after national speaker in the floral industry. She travels internationally and gives lectures and workshops at some of the world’s largest tradeshows and floral conventions. She is a designer's designer who takes the time to teach this craft to the next generation of floral designers. Additionally, she also graciously dedicates time to speak at local garden clubs and hosts floral design classes at her Amelia Island studio location.