Our Team

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We love flowers, nice people, dogs, snacks and summer swims. Our team is made up of a group of powerhouse women who love flowers more than you and design one-of-a-kind works of art for your event or celebration. Take a gander below to meet them.

All images for this page provided by Courtney Kent of The Compass Points Here

 
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Lily

Hi! I am Lily, the flower buyer for Sweetwater Floral. I’ve been a flower child for nearly 10 years now, spending the last 5 seasons working with Kalin and Sweetwater.

When I was little I wanted to be a stunt woman, when I was a teen I wanted to be a lawyer - but the flower life found me!

I’m an ENFP, words of affirmation, enneagram 2 (wing 3) Leo child-thru and thru. I can’t get thru a summer week without my sister, pump up jams, bonfires, and iced coffee.

I'm mama to three littles who keep me on my toes & I'm excited to pick out your wedding flowers for you this year!

 
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Emma

Hi, I'm Emma. This is my second year at Sweetwater Floral, when I'm not at the farm I'm spending time with friends and family.

I'm a sucker for summer campfires, hiking down some random trail in the woods, or jumping in the cold water on a hot summer day.

I'm a full time student at Central Michigan University studying in Recreation Event Management, and hope to be planning some big time events when I'm older. I love summer, despise winter and obsessed with fall. My life is crazy but I wouldn't want it any other way, I'm grateful for another great year here at Sweetwater Floral.

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Kristy

Hi, I’m Kristy! I recently graduated from high school, and will be attending Central Michigan University in the fall. Fire up chips! 

I play volleyball, love Starbucks, AND pizza Friday’s on the farm are my favorite!

My favorite part of floral design the combination of greenery & white blooms.

As Studio Manager I spend the majority of my weeks processing flowers & packing up your flowers for delivery & making sure they arrive safe and well hydrated.  

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Mandy

Homegrown in southeastern Michigan, I’ve spent the majority of the past decade with a pack on my back and passport in hand.

In 2016, while moonlighting on an urban farm and garden in Detroit, I fell head over heels for cafe au lait dahlias. Obsessed with their simple elegance and simultaneous complexity, these beauties burst in thousands of other varieties.

My love has since expanded to include poppies, garden roses, peonies and many others. When not in the studio, you can find me cooking plant based meals, practicing yoga and soaking up the Northern Michigan sunshine.  

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Erin 

Hi, I'm Erin, and I'm from Central Lake. I'm passionate about flowers, my cats, painting, and ice cream.

I have a soft spot for peonies, dahlias, and anything with endless layers of petals.

My favorite thing about weddings has to be the environment because there is love EVERYWHERE and it’s such a warm and fuzzy feeling. :)