WALDEN FLORAL DESIGN CO.
Founded in 2000 to spread love by creating flowers for life's special occasions.
DENISE WALDEN, OWNER
Denise started in the floral industry over 26 years ago, and has loved her job ever since. Denise strongly believes in the profession and art of floral design. She is an advocate of continuing education for designers as well as clients. Denise is warm, creative and a gifted entertainer. She is known for her lively presentations and for headlining at events in the greater Chicago area, showcasing her craft.
Associates Degree in Horticulture
Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture
Certificate in Floral Design and Shop Management
Illinois Certified Professional Florist (ICPF)
Certified Floral Designer (CFD) through internationally known American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD)
Illinois State Florists Association (ISFA) member
Adjunct Floral Design Instructor of College of DuPage
Member of the College of DuPage Horticulture Program Advisory Board
MEET THE TEAM
Adrianne has worked in the floral industry for over 20 years. She has an undeniable passion for flowers as well as a love of color and texture. Having said that, she also has a great feel for the way in which things work behind the scenes. She has a great deal of design experience but her main focus at Walden Floral Design Co. is in shop operations and making sure things run smoothly. Adrianne has studied classes in Horticulture at the College of DuPage and if you order a plant or dish garden from Walden, she is the one who types up your care instructions.
Annette has a lifelong obsession with flowers and has worked within the floral industry for over 35 years. She started in the industry as a part-time clerk and delivery driver advancing to designer. After showing keen interest and a desire to learn, she received hands-on training and has designed for 33 years. Annette's specialty is weddings and events, where she finds a great deal of satisfaction working with clients from consultation to design and delivery.
Bob has worked in the floral industry for over 32 years. He is responsible for all daily deliveries, as well as the setup, delivery and breakdown of all weddings provided by Walden Floral. Bob's goal is to make your wedding day presentation carefree.
Sue has worked within the floral industry for over 22 years. During that time, she has worked various aspects of the business including consulting with brides, designing weddings, and special event set up. Sue is especially knowledgeable of floral varieties and specializes in designing with unique novelty flower varieties. She is especially gifted at working with color.
Corinne has been with Walden Floral Design since the beginning. This is the lady who helps keep the files and orders organized, as well as keeping track of all the photos. Corinne's support within the shop makes everyone's job flow smoothly.
Lisa has worked in the technology industry for over 18 years, working in various positions from hands-on support to management and administration. Lisa supports Walden Floral Design with customization and implementation of it's website.
Maggie works in Client Relations and Inside Sales. She is a former resident of West Suburban Animal Shelter, http://www.wshs-dg.org/, is very friendly, polite, and enthusiastic when greeting visitors.