Your team here at Expressions of Love consists of Shelley, Irene, and Patrice.
We are going to strive to make your experience with us as perfect as possible and want to make ourselves available to you throughout your process. We have a combined total of 52 years of floral design experience and our unique combination of wisdom through years of experience and up-to-date and trendy design education will provide you with everything you need.
Shelley has been working in the floral industry for about 15 years. After graduating from college in San Diego, CA, she moved out to North Carolina in 1995 and decided to call it home. In May, 2000 Shelley and Irene decided to open the florist shop in Fuquay Varina and have loved every minute of it! Shelley likes to keep up with the latest trends which gives her a desire to excel in this business!She is a member of ISES, International Society of Event Specialists, and is a 2 time award winner of an ISES Trinity Award, first in 2012 for Best Design/Decor Budget under $25,000.00 and then in 2013 for Best Team Effort Budget under $75,000.00. Bottom line-Shelley loves what she does and truly has a passions for it.
Irene has been in the floral industry for over 40 years and has gained her experience from California, New York, and North Carolina. This vast knowledge began from her grandmother's teaching in Philadelphia, PA in the 1950s. This instruction allowed her to train with incredible designers across the United States. She has designed for political figures, government agencies, as well as celebrities like Roy Rogers and Dale Evans! She has also instructed Floral Designing at Wake Technical College in Raleigh, NC, where she received the highest of compliments and evaluations from her students. Her passion for the art of design is forever in her.
Patrice joined the team in 2010 and is here for all of the day to day operations! She is a main point of contact when you contact the shop and will always be a friendly voice on the phone. She is our resident "Jersey Girl" and does a great job in every aspect of the floral world!
What else is there left to say except that We Love Flowers! God has blessed our hard work with a flourishing business and we like to pass on these blessings to you through our designs. Our shop motto is "Every job is a self portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence! "
From designing, to the deliveries of these Expressions of Love that you send to your special someone, we care for and guarantee every aspect of this business.